Weekends on Wednesday

Here are a few things happening in Maryland this Labor Day Weekend:

Brookeville Picture Courtesy of the Baltimore Sun

This Weekend:

The Comedy Pigs, MET’S hilarious sketch and improv group, will celebrate 21 years of laughter. The Pigs have written hundreds of sketches and songs, played over 500 performances, and have had over 40 people call themselves “Pigs.” This anniversary brings back many familiar faces and sketches. For mature audiences. 

The Western Maryland Street Rod Round Up, sponsored by the Western Maryland Street Rod Association, features poker runs, dances, and a corn roast.

This Labor Day Weekend Festival, in its fifth year, is know for featuring world-class jazz performers and for introducing rising stars on the jazz scene. The Festival opens Thursday night with jazz guitarist Frank Vignola, followed on Friday night by trumpeter Etienne Charles. Saturday's concert features a tribute to Dave Brubeck in the afternoon and a concert by pianist Monty Alexander that night. Sunday features jazz/gospel vocalist Dee Daniels.

Stellaluna (Frederick)
Baby bat Stellaluna’s life is flitting along right on schedule–until an owl attacks her mother one night, knocking the bewildered batlet out of her mother’s loving grasp. Adapted by Saske Janse, Book by Janell Cannon, Music by Guus Ponsioen

Located just eighteen miles north of the District of Columbia, the charming Quaker Town of Brookeville played a significant role in local and national history, as “United States Capital for a Day” on August 26, 1814, during the British occupation of Washington. 

Enjoy a walk to the river, a petting zoo and amusements, live performances of the Music of the War of 1812 and from The British Invasion Tribute, artisans, crafters, local food, and evening entertainment.

The Kennedy Center hosts its 13th annual Page- to-Stage new play festival, featuring more than 40 D.C.- area theater companies. This year's festival pays tribute to the Women's Voices Theater Festival--an initiative by more than 40 D.C. area theaters to produce a world premiere play by a female dramatist in the fall of 2015. In honor of the Women's Voices Theater Festival, the 13th Annual Page-to-Stage festival showcases more than 30 female playwrights.

Japanese performance and installation artist Chiharu Shiota installs a monumental yet intimate work in the Sackler pavilion this summer. Haunted by the traces that the human body leaves behind, the work amasses personal memories of lost individuals and past moments through an accumulation of discarded shoes and notes collected by the artist. 


Gangsters, molls and dolls welcome! 1920's dress or cocktail attire recommended. In this mystery, guests are cast as detectives or suspects. YOU could be accused of MURDER


The whole family can participate in hands-on living history activities inside the 1756 fort. Hours are 11 am to 3 pm. Park entrance fees apply.

Be part of living history, experience a wedding of 1812 and find out how the war impacted a young family. Learn the history of the Keech family and their lives during this tumultuous time. Stroll the booths of crafters, artisans, authors, demonstrations, toys and games, live music, and local food.

Heavy Seas Beer Dinner (Ellicott City)
Experience well-balanced, full-bodied beers crafted in Maryland at our Heavy Seas Beer Dinner. Enjoy a six-course dinner featuring and paired with beers from Heavy Seas Brewery. Reservations required; please call 410.480.2400.

The Wine Bin’s outdoor summer movies run Saturday nights from June through September. Parking lot closes an hour before show time. The Bin offers a wine tasting before each movie and has coolers of ice to chill your beer and wine. Bring a chair and a picnic. (and a blanket). The Bin offers popcorn and bottled water to benefit Voices for Children of Howard County.

Dog Days of Summer (Triangle, VA)
National Museum of the Marine Corps--Military working dogs demonstrate their skills at this event that also features displays by local dog organizations and Virginia Reptile Rescue Inc. Free

The Library of Congress National Book Festival returns with a stacked lineup -- though perhaps not as tall as the tower of books on your nightstand. The 2014 festival has moved indoors, from the Mall to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the new location comes with perks: The festival has added three pavilions and extended its hours until 10 p.m. Scheduled speakers include retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor, former poet laureate Billy Collins and National Book Award-winner E.L Doctorow, along with more than 100 others. FREE


A ground-breaking documentary set to challenge negative stereotypes surrounding marriage and parenting in the black community. (60 minutes) From the creators of the award-winning site BlackandMarriedWithKids.com comes a ground-breaking documentary set to challenge negative stereotypes surrounding marriage and parenting in the black community. Couples and experts discuss topics such as the image and portrayal of black marriages and families, the effect the Obamas will have on marriage in the black community and the importance of parenting. Included with museum admission.


Photographers Jerry Weinstein and Carl Segal exhibit their photos of a variety of animals - in the wild and in captivity - from around the world.

Ending this Weekend:

OC Beach Lights (Ocean City)

Maryland Monday

Whole Foods has come to Town Center, Columbia! They refurbished and revitalized the old Rouse Building on the Lakefront, and it is gorgeous!

It's also popular (it is very crowded in there).

Open 7 am - 10 pm every day!


It's the LAST WEEKEND to post  Flat Boydie pictures to our Facebook Page for your chance to win an Ipad Mini!!
 (Deadline is Sunday @ Midnight EST )  
So get out this weekend and show Flat Boydie a good time!

Flat Boydie enjoying his time in Ocean City, MD with the Larkin's Family!

This Weekend:

C&O Canal Days (Williamsport)
Celebrate the history of the C&O Canal and its influence on the Town of Williamsport,MD w/ events all over town. Maryland Events will be taking place in various areas of the town. Petting zoo, little canal boat races, music, food, arts & crafts.

Star-Spangled Celebration Presents: The Undaunted Weekend Battle of Bladensburg Reenactment and Festival (Bladensburg)
Commemorate from Thursday to Sunday starting with War of 1812 Night at the Baysox. On Friday RSVP for a "John Bull Roast" dinner and dancing at Riversdale. On Saturday, join in the fun with a re-enactment, demonstrations, food, music, and fireworks. On Sunday commemorate the Burning of DC!

133rd Maryland State Fair (Timonium)
A fun & educational event w/Rides, Games, Entertainment & Food, National & Local concerts, Livestock, Home Arts, Farm & Garden Exhibits, Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing, Birthing Center, Museum and More. No other event provides so much food, fun & family entertainment for so little: tame & thrilling rides and games; traditional Fair & local farm fresh food; thousands of livestock, horse, farm & garden & home arts exhibits, live thoroughbred horse racing;live Ntl. & local concerts & more.

Farm-to-Fork Frederick (Frederick)
A dynamic 11-day culinary celebration of locally sourced foods. All participating restaurants will have a special Farm-to-Fork Frederick menu made using 70% Frederick County grown and raised farm foods. Savor the Local Flavors of Frederick County’s own farmers, and celebrate the chefs that bring them to you from these farms, to your fork!

Baltimore Summer Antiques Show (Baltimore)
The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, now in its 34th year, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one of the most important and anticipated shows of the summer for dealers and collectors. With more than 575 international exhibitors drawn from the United States, Dubai, Brussels and Beijing. 

Augustoberfest (Hagerstown)
A two-day festival that boasts festivities found at traditional Oktoberfest celebrations in Bavaria. participants will have a chance to enjoy Bavarian food, entertainment and fun. All of our entertainment offers a glimpse into German culture and folklore through authentic music, dance and songs.

Savion Glover (D.C.)
The tap dancer, choreographer and actor known for his starring role in the Broadway musical "The Tap Dance Kid," performs. 

Maryland Renaissance Festival (Annapolis)
Second largest Renaissance festival in the nation. A 16th-century celebration on 10 stages on 22 acres.


Anti-"Bowli-A-Thon" for Hope Works Domestic Violence Center (Ellicott City)
Fun and excitement for all! Registration includes 2 hours of unlimited bowling and shoe rental. Plus raffles for awesome prizes like overnight trips and gift certificates! Food and drinks will be provided by corporate sponsors. Only $25 for adults and $15 for kids under 12! All proceeds will be presented to and benefit Howard County’s Hope Works domestic violence center.


Summer Movie at the Wine Bin--Life of Pi (Ellicott City)
The Wine Bin’s outdoor summer movies run Saturday nights from June through September. Parking lot closes an hour before show time. The Bin offers a wine tasting before each movie and has coolers of ice to chill your beer and wine. Bring a chair and a picnic. (and a blanket). The Bin offers popcorn and bottled water to benefit Voices for Children of Howard County.

Arts in the Park (Woodbridge)
The Hylton Center and our Resident Arts Partners team up with the Potomac Nationals for an evening of fun! Come cheer on the P-Nats along with the Manassas Chorale, Manassas Symphony Orchestra, Prince William Little Theatre and Youth Orchestras of Prince William, as they take the field against the Frederick Keys. Filled with lively performances, ticket giveaways and of course hot dogs—come show your support on Saturday, August 23 at 6:35 pm! Don’t be late because our very own Rick Davis will be throwing out the first pitch of the game. 

Jackson Browne Solo Acoustic (Baltimore)
Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics.

Eastern Bayside Blues and Wine Festival (Essex)
Come and enjoy the exceptional blues musicians from the tri-state area. You will be blown-away by the amazing line-up which includes Hard Rocking R&B, New Orleans R&B classics and Blues that touches your deep soul. In addition to the music, we have the Wineries of Maryland offering their latest assortments of wines for your tasting. 

Miraculous Magic Balloon (D.C.)
Actors from Synetic Theatre use pantomime to explore the contents of a magical trunk. This wonderful story of a travelling actor and his magical trunk of tricks and toys, opens kid’s imagination. Families will discover the art of acting without words through a series of hilarious pantomime sketches that incorporate music, ballet, clowning, and lots of audience participation! @ The National Theatre 9:30 and 11am shows Free!

Spudfest (Boonsboro)
Potatoes are harvested by horse-drawn plow! Family games and fun. Potato chip demonstration. Garden activity and break baking, and of course, plenty of good spud-inspired food!

Uncorked Wine and Music Festival (Rockville)
Enjoy the best wines from across the state, cooking demonstrations and two stages of musical entertainment at Uncorked! Admission is free for concerts and cooking demonstrations. Wine tasting is $15/person and includes a commemorative wine glass for the first 3,000 paid attendees. Cash only

Everything Children Consignment Sale (Westminster)
Our annual consignment sale features all things for children. Baby Equipment, baby clothes, quality maternity clothes, childrens' play, school and dress clothes, shoes and boots, sporting equipment, toys, books and much more. 

Miranda Lambert with Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett (Bristow)
County Music at Jiffy Lube Live

Taste Prince George's Food and Wine Festival (Upper Marlboro)
Join us at Maryland's #1 Theme park for the Taste of Prince George's Food and Wine Festival. The day includes live entertainment, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations and guest appearances by celebrity chefs! Tickets are available for purchase online. This is a rain or shine event. 

Frederick Under the Flag: Frederick's Role in 19th Century Conflicts (Frederick)
This event commemorates Frederick's involvement - as well as the involvement of its citizens - in the War of 1812, the American Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. Programming includes the Maryland Historical Society's Star-Spangled replica flag and exhibit, the unveiling of a restored 1812 cannon, lectures, and book talks.

The US Army Field Band (Ft. Meade)
Come out and celebrate America's Army with The U.S. Army Field Band during the finale performance of the 2014 Ft. Meade Summer Concert Series.

The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band (Bethesda)
The WannaBeatles offer a fun-filled, family friendly extravaganza that goes "where no Beatles Band has gone before." Of course, you'll hear your Beatles favorites, but there's much more! Their hilarious parodies, on stage antics, and audience involvement combined with ground breaking visual effects 


Journey (Solomons)
Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums. “Don’t Stop Believin’,” Schon said, “has become this national anthem, world anthem. It’s really wild. If somebody plays it, no matter where, everybody sings it.” With songs like "Open Arms", "Faithfully", "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" and "Anyway You Want It".

Brunch with American Girl author Valerie Tripp (McLean)
The American Girl author meets with families as part of a fundraiser for the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. 

2014 AWLFC K9's in the Vines (Mt. Airy)
Bring the dog and family for a fun afternoon of local wines, music, food, dog games and demonstrations and much more to support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County at Linganore Winery.

Summer Concert Series: Wall and Frye (Edgewater)
Finishing out the series with a duo like none other. Playing James Taylor, Otis Redding, Classics from the 70's and 80's.

Coming to America: the Transnational Experience (Baltimore)
Join us for an afternoon of literature and good conversation at LitMore. Judith Krummeck and Alan Marcus will read from their work and discuss the experience of immigrating to the U.S. Free.
Judith Krummeck is a writer and broadcaster living in Baltimore. She immigrated to the States from Africa in the late 1990s, and is the evening drive time host of Maryland’s classical music station, WBJC. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore, with a concentration in creative nonfiction. She is the author of Beyond the Baobab, a collection of essays that explore the emotional complexities of becoming an American citizen.

Geocaching (Savage)
Learn the hottest new high-tech adventure game that is played all over the world – geocaching! Find buried treasure as we teach you how to use a GPS system. It is loads of fun as we crisscross trails, woods, and water to find hidden caches.

Babywearing Clinic with Greenberries (Woodstock)
This Greenberries Mobile Babywearing Clinic will guide you through the wonderful world of babywearing.  Learn the benefits and safety points to babywearing successfully. After the class, parents will be able to try on carriers with a trained CBWS Greenberries consultant and join a one-hour hike with a Conservancy Naturalist on our trails. A 10% discount will apply to any purchases made during this workshop. To register for this FREE event or ask question, email Rachel of Greenberries at rach_cutler@hotmail.com.


Wait Until Dark (D.C.)
The last film of the free cinema series of eight Audrey Hepburn films, At the Helen Hayes Gallery. 


Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

This Weekend:

Caroline Summerfest (Denton)
Caroline Summerfest is a free family entertainment festival featuring three stages of regional and local entertainment, a Friday pedestrian parade, Saturday fireworks show, strolling performers, artisans, free KidzArt activities, gaming and food vendors featuring local non-profits.

Wicomico Farm and Home Show (Salisbury)
"A Country Fair for all time" - Animal shows, music, sports demonstrations, Children’s Activities and Games and much more!

18th Annual Comcast Film Festival (Rockville)
Located at MCPS Board of Education in Rockville, MD. A three night drive-in film festival featuring fun, games, amusement and The Lego Movie on Friday, Gravity on Saturday, and Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Sunday.

WWII Tunes Weekend (Frederick)
"Swing" over to WW II Living History for an afternoon of WW II and ‘40’s USO type musical entertainment (even children’s tunes) Learn dance steps with instruction at 2 pm; then drift back to the 40's to enjoy the show. Also, WW II Living History. FREE Food available. Sun. Antique car show FREE

County Fairs:

Queen Anne's

August 15th:

Choptank Rivah Run (Denton)
This fun, 2-mile paddling event is for children and adults and features a Poker Run, great prizes. Free shuttle back to Martinak.

Forensic Friday at the MD Science Center (Baltimore)
Crime Lab investigators, Federal agents, and local and state police will be on hand demonstrating the latest in technologies that help them do their job. Stationed throughout the building, and in classroom and lab spaces, these special guests will use hands-on interactives and live demonstrations.

Build Free Disaster Prevention Kits (Baltimore)
The Allstate Foundation and Points of Light are bringing their 14-city disaster preparation tour and education campaign to Baltimore. Citizens will have the opportunity to build free disaster preparation kits at Summer Socials in West Shore Park. 5 PM to 9 PM 443-326-3444

Fridays After 5 MD Science Center (Baltimore)
All visitors to the Maryland Science Center pay just $9 for admission during Fridays After Five. IMAX presentations are at 7:00pm, and planetarium presentations are at 5:40pm. Only a couple more weeks left for this great deal!

Traveling Bands (Elkridge)
Featuring blues/rock band Bad Influence. Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family, have a picnic and enjoy the sounds of summer! Refreshments available for sale.

Sykesville Concerts in the Park (Sykesville)
Crossfire (rock band)

August 16th:

Hot August Blues (Cockeysville)
The Hottest Music Festival of the Summer.

Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival (National Harbor)
The best crab feast ever with brews, music and more.

Maryland Battle of the Beast (Union Bridge)
Full fledged rodeo, bull riding, and barrel racing. Bleacher seating so bring a blanket to sit in comfort. Fun for the entire family!

Silopanna Music Festival (Crownsville)
Featuring: The Flaming Lips, Dashboard Confessional, Matt & Kim, Eric Hutchinson, and many many more.

SHAPE Diva Dash (Upper Marlboro)
This event is open to runners of ALL ages and abilities. Our divas like to wear homemade costumes, feather boas, fluffy tutus and sparkly bling to make the race all the more memorable. Use code AXLOCAL to save $10 on registration!

Wildlife Conservation and Recreation Day at Patuxent Research Refuge (Laurel)
Learn about wildlife conservation and recreational opportunities through habitat exploration, children's crafts, fishing, archery and firearm demonstrations. Check website for details.

Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race (Frederick)
Come watch America’s only High-Wheel bike race in historic downtown Frederick - a unique 1-hour race featuring riders of antique or replica high wheel bicycles that were popular in the 19th century. Event includes an antique bicycle display. Free and fun for all ages. Sat 3:30-5pm.

Chesapeake Paddlefest (Cambridge)
The inaugural Chesapeake Paddlefest is presented by Rommel's Ace and Rommel Outdoors to benefit Special Olympics Maryland. The event will be held at the Dorchester County Visitor's Center at Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, MD. The Chesapeake Paddlefest is a fun event for all ages and skill levels featuring 4 mile, 2 mile and 1/2 mile races for kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards!

The Amazing Baby and Child Expo (Sykesville)
Throughout the day, there will be a variety of live entertainment, demonstrations, food, and countless exhibitors trying to sell and promote a wide range of services for raising healthy and safe children.

2nd Annual Hero Day (New Market)
Adventure Park USA Hosts its 2nd Annual Super Hero Day, featuring a Super Hero Breakfast with Batman, Spiderman and Captain America. Bring your cameras for a photo opt with real heroes from the Maryland State Police, New Market Volunteer Fire Company and Frederick County Sheriff's Office. Fire trucks, rescue vehicles, police cars and more will be on site.

Summer BBQ Beer and Cocktail Throwdown (Baltimore City)
Summer isn't over yet! Enjoy a night outside in Station North with the Historic Charles Street Association as we host a summer BBQ showcasing restaurants from the Charles Street corridor! Free entry, free cocktail tastes to judge best drink, cash for all other items. Amazing food and drinks from: - Dooby's - Bottega - The Brewer's Art - B&O American Brasserie - Iggies - Tapas Teatro - Pen & Quill - Dylan's Oyster Cellar Music by DJ Vodkatrina

Family Open House at Sharps at Waterford Farm (Brookeville)
Bring a picnic or a snack as we will take the hayride down to the Cattail Creek where we will spend some time catching a variety of critters! (We’ll supply the nets!) Then we will take a break to enjoy a “creekside” picnic before we head back to the barnyard to feed the friendly farm animals.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 15th: CALL (410)489-2572 OR E-MAIL US AT farmquestions@sharpfarm.com Cost is $7.50/child Adults attending with children are free!


This week is the 2014 Back to School TAX-FREE Week of Shopping

The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland tax-free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Accessory items are not included. The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2014 is Sunday, August 10 - Saturday, August 16.


It's Wednesday, so here's a roundup of what happening this weekend in Maryland!

This Weekend:

Maryland Barbecue Bash (Bel Air)
Live music, top-quality BBQ, sponsor displays, crafters, Farmer's Market, beer and wine garden, children's entertainment.

Havre de Grace Seafood Festival featuring Three Dog Night (Havre de Grace)
National act concert; Chesapeake waterfront event in historic town; artisans, entertainment, charity auction/raffle. 

Annie (Hagerstown)
The Maryland Theatre is proud to partner with Authentic Community Theatre, Inc. to bring you the unforgettable songs, classic characters, and timeless story of ANNIE! 

Pirates and Wenches (Rock Hall)
Avast Me Hearties! Buccaneers and Landlubbers of All Ages! Come by land or come by sea to the Town of Rock Hall, on the Isle of DelMarVa, for a Town Wide Theme Party you won't forget! Decorated Dinghy Contest, Buccaneer's Ball, Kids, Games, Crafts, Storytelling and more, Live Pirate Encampment, Live Entertainment and Street Performers, Merchants, Artisans, and Crafters, Rum Tasting, and more!

County Fairs (Worcester Montgomery Howard Caroline-Dorchester)

Otakon Convention, 21st Annual (Baltimore)
Join thousands of anime, manga and all facts of Asian pop culture fans. Otakon has many events at which con-goers can meet or listen to guests – the artists, writers, actors, musicians, and production staff who create anime, movies, music, webcomics, and games. 

Artists Paint OC--A Plein Air Paintout (Ocean City)
Saturday 8/9 judging, awarding of cash prizes and wet paint sale at the OC Center for the Arts.beginning with a ticketed Patron Preview Party. $50/ticket which may be used toward the purchase of artwork. 

Orioles vs. Cardinals (Baltimore)
Baltimore Orioles vs. The St. Louis Cardinals. Friday--60th Anniversary Fireworks and Laser Show. Saturday--First 20,000 fans (15 and over) get a Wild Bill Cowboy Hat

Baltimore County Restaurant Week (Towson)
Restaurant Week features a variety of restaurants to suit every taste and budget. From fine dining and fusion to family dining and pubs, you can enjoy 16 days of diverse "deals" and local flavors. For a full list of participating restaurants and menus, go to: BaltimoreCountyRestaurantWeek.com 

FestAfrica (Silver Spring)
On August 9th & 10th, 2014 the Afropolitan Youth Association (AYA) will host the 12th annual festival, FestAfrica.

Moonrise Festival (Pimlico Race Track)
This two day event will feature four stages hosting a wide range of international, regional, and local EDM talent and live acts as well as visual artists, a vendor village, a Ferris wheel, and of course a massive audio and lighting production bigger and better than any we’ve done before. Saturday: Kaskade Sunday: Bassnectar

Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players (Wolf Trap)
At the Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods


Carroll County Farmers Market's Peach Festival (Westminster)
Bike Run. Entertainment. Free peach treats donated by vendors. Peaches, peach pies, cakes, cobblers, ice cream sundaes. Breakfast and lunch served. extended hours.

Beach Party Family Festival (D.C.)
American Art Museum--Enjoy steel drum music from local DC band Oasis Island sounds and learn to hula with Kinikia from DC Hippodrome.  There will be sand, shells, and sports for various summer crafts and games.

Seafood Feast-I-Val (Cambridge)
All-you-can-eat menu including seafood and barbeque chicken; live entertainment; exhibits; classic car show; and historic tours. This event held at the Sailwinds Park and Benefits the Rescue Fire Company.

Hops in History (Westminster)
Did you know brewing is older than America? Or that taverns were central to early Carroll County society?  Find out why during our first annual Hops in History festival! Artisans from Carroll’s own Midnight Home Brewing Club will demonstrate early brewing techniques. Guests may sample non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages brewed with ingredients used by our ancestors. Many will surprise you! 

Heart (Baltimore)
@ Pier Six Pavilion

Charles Street 12 Run (Towson)
12 Glorious Miles down Baltimore's Historic Street!

Rockville All GM Car Show (Rockville)
Saturday August 9th, 9AM to 3PM. All General Motors produced makes, models & years. 37 awards 37 awards handed out. Music DJ & Food vendor. 1st 100 entrants receive dash plaques with custom artwork. Pre-reg. Fee: $15/ Day-of-Show: $20. Rain or Shine. 

Sophie and Madigan's Kidstock (Frederick)
Remembering 2 girls with 1 day of peace and music. Sophie & Madigan loved music, dance, and art! What better way to celebrate and raise funds for Sophie and Madigan's Playground than to throw an amazing music and arts festival catering specifically to kids and their families! National and local musicians and artisans will gather in Frederick to take part in this unique kid centered event giving families the opportunity to come together PLAY, LEARN, and CREATE new and meaningful memories.

Boulevard of Chic - Baltimore's Fashion Truck Shopping Event (Baltimore)
On Saturday August 9th, Boulevard of Chic II - Lights, Camera, Fashion truck shopping event will take place 12:00-7:00pm on Rash Field in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor! Boulevard of Chic (BOC) is Baltimore’s premiere fashion truck rally and shopping event, featuring a variety of mobile boutiques.

34th Annual Leitersburg Peach Festival (Leitersburg)
Saturday 10-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm. Everything peaches! Peach pie, ice cream, over 90 arts & craft vendors,pie contest, antique tractor display. Come and have a peachy day!

Summer Movie at the Wine Bin - Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (Ellicott City)
PG-13 The Wine Bin’s outdoor summer movies run Saturday nights from June through September. Parking lot closes an hour before show time. The Bin offers a wine tasting before each movie and has coolers of ice to chill your beer and wine. Bring a chair and a picnic. (and a blanket). The Bin offers popcorn and bottled water to benefit Voices for Children of Howard County.


Waterman's Appreciation Day (St. Michael's)
Celebrate Chesapeake waterman and their heritage with contests, displays and a crab feast.

Maryland Monday

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