Fri, 02/11 — 02/13/2018.
6:00pm — 1:30PM.

Conference: Revolving Fund Summit

Historic Macon Foundation, 338 Poplar Street Macon, GA 31201

Hosted by Historic Macon Foundation and The 1772 Foundation

Cost: $100

Revolving Fund Summit is a forum for community leaders across the country to learn about creative and entrepreneurial real estate development tools to leverage community revitalization.

With generous support from The 1772 Foundation, the Revolving Fund Summit will showcase non-traditional and creative approaches to community revitalization through implementing historic property redevelopment tools. Using Macon, Georgia – a leader in community revitalization for over 30 years – as a living case study for how these approaches can transform communities, attendees will be inspired to implement innovative revitalization strategies in your community and ensure preservation for future generations.


  • See real estate development tools – such as revolving funds, historic tax credits, private and public partnerships – in action.
  • Witness why Macon continues to lead Georgia in the number of submitted historic tax credit applications – far surpassing Atlanta and Savannah – for 5 consecutive years.
  • Immerse yourself into a community that has been a multi-generational leader in historic preservation and community revitalization for over 40 years.
  • Join tours to see how Historic Macon Foundation‘s neighborhood revitalization model has transformed over 150 vacant houses in 3 historic neighborhoods into thriving communities.
  • Visualize first-hand the various innovative strategies used by NewTown Macon and Macon Bibb Urban Development Authority encourage downtown Macon’s ongoing renaissance and see why new businesses and residents move downtown everyday.
  • Hear from industry experts about implementing creative tools that are leveraging revitalization across the country.
  • Find inspiration to incorporate non-traditional strategies in your own community.


  • 3 days of Revolving Fund Summit sessions + 3 field studies
  • Private receptions at National Historic Landmark Hay Houseand a Garden & Gun featured home
  • Discounted registration rates – only $100 for 3 days of Revolving Fund Summit
  • FREE airport shuttle from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport to Macon
  • Travel stipend for attendees traveling from 200 miles or more. (Limited)


Tue, 11/21.
6:00pm — 7PM.

Science Cafe: Female Reconstruction Aides During WWI

National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Hosted by National Museum of Health and Medicine

Cost: no cost

Come to the National Museum of Health and Medicine’s “Science Cafe” presentation on “Female Reconstruction Aides During World War I.” The presentation will inform you about the contributions of civilian women who helped develop the field of occupational therapy in their efforts to rehabilitate soldiers so they could return to the battlefield.

Come to the Fire Museum of Maryland for their holiday train garden, open each Saturday from November 25 through December 30, to see O-scale trains wind through a 20th century town.

Sat, 11/25 — 12/30.
10:00am — 4PM.

Holiday Train Garden at the Fire Museum of Maryland

Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

Hosted by Fire Museum of Maryland

Cost: $0-$14

The Fire Museum of Maryland’s Holiday Train Garden will be open November 25, December 2, 9, 16 and 23 and December 27 through December 30. Entry to the garden is included with your admission to the Museum.

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