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


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

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