Weekends on Wednesday

This Weekend

Upper Marlboro
Watch athletes from the Colonial Athletic Association compete for the Championship title.
The legendary Don Quixote's dream is alive as he embarks on a quest to lay siege on the windmills and to win the heart of Aldonza, his beautiful muse.
The Maryland Arms Collectors Assn. presents their Antique Arms Show which has been held annually since 1955. No modern handguns allowed--no MD registered "assault weapons" allowed.
Rouse Theatre
Choose from two concerts of blockbuster hits from your favorite films, Broadway shows, popular songs, and light classics. One of our most popular and family-friendly events!

(Eastern Shore)
Hear the story of how the printing of the Star Spangled Banner came about through the efforts of a prominent citizen of our county. Free admission, refreshments. For more info call (410)758-3010, or email info@qachistory.org

Mar 15th

Chesapeake City
Welcome early spring with a small town parade, $100 cash prize for best float, with bagpipers, Mummers Band, antique vehicles, floats and more, followed by our infamous PUB CRAWL. Parade begins at 12pm on Bohemia Avenue, ending in Pell Gardens. Rain date is 3/22
Dozens of units will march in the parade, including Celtic dancers, bagpipe bands, clowns, fire trucks, and more. When the parade is over there will be live entertainment on the Lakefront Plaza until 1 p.m.
Ocean City
Ocean City's St. Patrick's Day Parade is March 15, 2014 parading south from 60th Street to 45th Street promptly at 12:00 Noon. Irish-American festival at 45th Street Village from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Patuxent Research Refuge
The Patuxent Research Refuge will be celebrating the 110th anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System with a fun-filled family event. Activities will include live animal shows by Watkins Nature Center at 11:00 am and 12:30 pm. There will also be children’s nature crafts and other activities.

This free community event highlights environmentally friendly products, services and ideas. Free shopping bags, tree seedlings, free admission. Rain-barrels and native plants for sale. Music and food too! 

There were many businesses that sprang up throughout the county during this time period. Children will learn about some of these businesses through creative play, stories, pictures, and activities that resemble the businesses. They will also create a business of their own.
Ellicott City Station
Children and families are invited to join the ladies of the Maine Camp Hospital Association for a Civil War era tea party. Enjoy tea and snacks that were common in the period. Learn about social and home front issues and the work that was done for wounded soldiers by these ladies during the war. Recommended for families with young children; no reservations required.

Mar 16th

For more than 50 years, thousands of spectators have crowded the streets and sidewalks of downtown Baltimore and the famous Inner Harbor to watch thousands more march and celebrate Irish culture, music, song, and dance. The Shamrock 5K race begins at 1:15 p.m. at Charles and Mulberry Streets. The Parade starts off at 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Monument, and continues to Pratt St. & Market Place

Washington DC
Reverend Monsignor Salvatore A. Criscuolo is the grand marshal for the annual parade that also features bagpipers, bands, dancers and floats representing civic associations and local businesses. It's free to watch along the parade route with grandstand seating available for $15 per person.


The Walters Art Museum
Each of the eight works on view in Jacob Lawrence’s Genesis Series (1990) describes a passage from the book of Genesis in the King James version of the Bible.

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