Weekends on Wednesdays

Pumpkin Carving Contest at Green Street Gardens

November 8th is our Client Appreciation Party
Maryland Science Center IMAX Theater

This Weekend:

Twilight Tales: The Escape (Accokeek)
Ripped from the pages of history and legend, Twilight Tales: The Escape is a spooky, dramatic production set after dark on the National Colonial Farm (when the ghosts come out to play!) Follow Jeremiah Swift, Patty Cannon, Moll Dyer, and other ghosts from Maryland's past on a scary adventure you'll soon never forget!

Fair Hill International Festival in the Country (Elkton)
Since 1989, Fair Hill International has offered one of the most prestigious international three day events in the world, located at the Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area in beautiful Fair Hill, Maryland. World-class equestrian competition, dog agility trials and much more.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival (Gaithersburg)
For more than 39 years, the nation’s most talented artisans have sold their contemporary crafts and fine art at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. Attracting 175,000 visitors annually, Sugarloaf shows are consistently rated by leading industry publications as one of the top craft experiences in the country.

On Paper: Alternate Realities (Baltimore)
This showcase of 26 recently acquired prints, on view for the first time, joins in the celebration of the American Wing reopening by representing a diverse group of artists, all of whom live and work in America. Thru April 12, 2015.

Colonial Players presents A Few Good Men (Annapolis)
The excitement of courtroom drama and the lively dialogue among Aaron Sorkin's interesting, complex characters makes seeing this play a wonderful theatre experience. Two young marines have been charged with murder. They are defended by a trio of officers intent on learning the truth when an exercise

Art @ the Park 2014 (Annapolis)
Presented by AACo Rec and Parks & Friends of Quiet Waters Park. Sponsors:K&B True Value Hardware, WRNR, Wild Bird Centers Annap.Features original art work from local & regional exhibitors.Nancy Hammond will reveal her annual 2015 Chesapeake poster.Music - food - face painting - art demonstrations!

2014 Academy Art Museum Craft Show (Easton)
This year, it will feature over 65 artists, both established and new emerging artists, more than 30 of which are new to the show. Some of the artists are returning favorites from years past. Items available for purchase will include unusual and hand-made home accessories like oil painted rugs and blown glass, fine crafted furniture, wearable art, including fine hats and purses, jewelry and more.

43rd Annual U.S. Powerboat Show (Annapolis)
The oldest in-water powerboat show features luxurious yachts high-performance boats and offshore fishing machines.

I Love Lucy Live on Stage (Baltimore)
A charming host entertains and enlightens you to the behind-the-scenes filming process of this brand new thing called “television,” the Crystaltone Singers perform advertising jingles in perfect ‘50s style harmony and the sidesplitting antics of America's favorite foursome- Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel.

Fall Harvest Days (Westminster)
Scarecrow making, wagon rides, apple butter making, country food, crafts, entertainment, old-fashioned games and farmhouse tours.

Antique and Classic Car Show (Rockville)
The grounds of Glenview Mansion are transformed when more than 500 antique and classic automobiles go on display. From Packard to Ferrari, 28 car clubs are represented during this grand event while auto collectors and enthusiasts share the fond memories of the classic cars of yesteryear.

Bethesda Row Arts Festival Transforms Streets into Outdoor Gallery (Bethesda)
The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is one of the leading fine art and craft festivals in the mid-Atlantic.

Fall Festival (Middletown)
An interactive festival at our farm in Middletown, MD! Enjoy live music, farm tours, hay rides, calf feedings, playgrounds for the kids, and much more! Try our products, meet local vendors, and enjoy the outdoors!

Great American Cake Show and Wedding Cake Competition (Westminster)
Talented sugar artists from across the country will bring their finest masterpieces to compete for fabulous prizes in the wedding cake and/or divisional categories.

Starlight for Freedom (Frederick)
Join us for an audience participatory experience as we explore the stories of runaway slaves and the lights they followed to freedom. Pre-registration required - 301-600-2936 8+ yrs / 1 Day / $10


An Evening with Groucho Marx (Germantown)
Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London-acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity.

Maryland Home and Holiday Show (Timonium)
Maryland's largest annual Fall home show plus Fall gardens, holiday crafts & gifts and a new Pet section. Special features this year include the Disc-Connected K9's World Champion Frisbee Dogs and Holiday Tables decorated by designers from ASID Maryland. There is something for everyone at the show!

Writing the War Experience (Bethesda)
Reading and Panel Discussion as part of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference with authors who have written about the military experience, Ron Capps, Dario DiBattista, Jim Mathews, Katey Schultze and Kayla Williams. This program is co-sponsored by The Veterans Writing Project.

CES at Frostburg State University presents Firefall (Frostburg)
CES at presents classic rock band Firefall in two performances at 7:30 pm and 10 pm on the Frostburg State University campus.

Town of Bel Air Film Festival (Bel Air)
Glena Avila is a single mother in her 30's whose dream is to become a professional mixed martial artist. Glena is a real-life Rocky story, a one-in-a-million tale about a woman who risked it all for her shot at the big time.


Baltimore Running Festival (Baltimore)
Runners from around the world and right here in Baltimore race to the finish line during the area's premier marathon. Various types of races are available, as well as a fitness expo and festivities for runners of all ages held throughout the day, Saturday, October 18. Event is produced by Corrigan Sports Enterprises. For more information, visit www.thebaltimoremarathon.com.  

Battlefield Hikes at Monocacy National Battlefield (Frederick)
National Park Service rangers will conduct three hikes that will take visitors to separate areas of the battlefield highlighting the tactics and troop movements in those areas on July 9, 1864.

Island Bay Day Rocktoberfest (Centreville)
The 8th Annual Island Bay Day "Rocktoberfest" includes 19 top regional and national bands and over 20 craft brewers. Also Retro-Beer Fest! Bands include Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Sweet Leda W. Ron Holloway, Kelly Bell Band, Bad Seed Rising, Black Angel Down, Korupt, The Cheaters and more!

Tilghman Island Day (Tilghman)
Tilghman Island Day, Seafood, waterman’s contests, row boat races, anchor throw, boat docking contest, workboat races, crab picking and oyster shucking contests, craft vendors, a live auction ,Music by Birddog and the Road Kings… Wonderful Eastern Shore seafood, the best food the bay has to offer.

Patuxent Wildlife Festival (Laurel)
Enjoy live animals, children's crafts, tram tours, scientific demonstrations, and behind-the-scenes research tours of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. See where endangered Whooping Cranes and Sea Ducks are raised and studied.

Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert (Hagerstown)
Thirty-Six years ago, we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time. Are you still lonesome for the energy, charisma and the incredible voice of the King of Rock-N-Roll? Then come celebrate the life and music of Elvis Presley, when Chris MacDonald presents Memories of Elvis in Concert.

Chris Brubeck and Triple Play (Germantown)
Brubeck first hit the music scene as an innovative rock and jazz musician, eventually recording and performing with his dad, the legendary David Brubeck. His natural talents have made him the go-to composer for genre-bending modern jazz.

Jim McKay Maryland Million Day (Laurel)
"Maryland's Day at the Races!" Jim McKay Maryland Million Day is a special event that celebrates Maryland's Thoroughbred industry and offers a festival of competitive racing and activities for fans of all ages. Keep a look out for free tickets!

Painted Sky Alpaca Farm Fall Alpacafest 2014 (Earleville)
Visit and meet the animals that have started the newest livestock craze in the US, the Alpaca. We will put you and your family up close and personal with this wonderful fiber animal. Crafters, fiber demonstrations, refreshments and much more. Fun and educational outing for the whole family!

Howl-O-Wine Fundraiser (Dickerson)
Enjoy wine, shopping, raffles, a doggie costume contest & more with your family. Dog are welcome! $15 gate donation includes glass of wine (21+) and limited edition wine glass. children are free! All proceeds benefit Wags For Hope.

6th Annual American Indian Festival (Upper Marlboro)
Celebrate Native American Indian culture and heritage! Enjoy live traditional and contemporary music, dancing, singing, storytelling, demonstrations and much more.

Autumn Wine Festival (Salisbury)
20+ Maryland Wineries, unlimited tastings, live music, sports zone, regional cuisine, unique craft vendors and more. Early bird ticket sales end Friday, October 10 at 6 p.m.

6th Annual Cockeysville Fall Festival (Cockeysville)
Live music, games, raffles, great food, local vendors, and plenty of family fun all await you at the Sixth Annual Cockeysville Fall Festival. This outdoor festival takes place on October 18 from 10:00am - 5:00pm at the Cranbrook Shopping Center on Cranbrook road in Cockeysville.

David Sedaris (Frederick)
With his sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, GRAMMY®-nominated David Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers.

Big Ten Football: Terps vs. Iowa (College Park)
In this inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference, the UMD Terrapins take on the Iowa Hawkeyes- in their first-ever meeting between the two Universities.

Nocturnal Neighbors Festival (Bethesda)
Celebrate the nocturnal community that keeps our neighborhood parks and forests in balance. Meet live animals, take a night hike, visit with experts, and enjoy games, crafts and a campfire... all to celebrate our underappreciated nocturnal friends.

Menahem Pressler, Pianist (Columbia)
One of the worlds’ most distinguished and honored musicians, with nearly seven decades of “joyous pianism…  He is a national treasure” – Los Angeles Times
Event Cost:     Tickets: Adult $32; Senior $30; Student $12   

3rd Annual Antique Appraisal Fair (Ellicott City)
 Haul out those treasures from your attic and join the Howard County Historical Society for our 3rd Annual Appraisal Fair featuring the experts at Peenstra Antiques Appraisals.
GENERAL PUBLIC TICKETS: $12 for appraisal of 1 item
— additional items $5 if time permits.

HCHS MEMBER TICKETS: $8 for appraisal of 1 item
— additional items $5 if time permits.

OBSERVER TICKET: $5 to just shop and watch the “shows”. 

Cantate Chamber Singers (D.C.)
 The singers perform Britten's "Noye's Fludde," and are joined by Bowen McCauley Dance for a performance of Gian Carlo Menotti's "Dance for The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore." 


Oyster Festival 2014 (Annapolis)
Join the Captain Avery Museum for their 17th annual Oyster Festival and enjoy great seafood options, live music, local artisans, children's activities, and exhibits open at the museum.

Hawk Watch (North East)
Look high in the sky at Turkey Point and you will see migrating hawks and falcons. Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette.

World of Montgomery (Wheaton)
Cultural Performances, Traditional Arts and Food, and Interactive-Activities for Children and Families at The World of Montgomery Festival Sunday, October 19 from 12-5pm Rich colors and fabrics, scents of spices and traditional foods, and feet pounding rhythms of music and dance .

Venus and Adonis (Baltimore)
Shakespeare’s poem Venus and Adonis is transformed through Isango’s music, dance, and magical theatricality. This interpretation– originally a 2012 collaboration with Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in England– tells in three African languages and English Shakespeare’s seductive story of Venus’ enchantment with Adonis after her son, Cupid, wounds her.  

The Rebel Queen (Cumberland)
 First concert in Mountainside Baroque's 2014-2015 season, "Irregular Pearls: Gems from Another Time," with Armonia Celeste. Accompanied by Baroque harp, lute and theory. Christina is one of most fascinating 17th century arts patrons.

To Kill a Mockingbird (Westminster)
America's longest touring company presents this classic tale of justice in 1930's in the South. This magnificently staged professional production promises to be a moving afternoon of drama. Sponsored by Penguin Random House and Maryland State Arts Council's Maryland Touring Grant Program

Pumpkin Carving Contest (Lothian)
Get those creative juices flowing and test your skills with our first annual carving contest! Choose from three fun categories to win GREAT prizes! • Monsters • Silliest • Creative If you would like to register for the carving contest, please click on the link

Western Maryland Walk to End Alzheimer's (Frederick)
Help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Western Maryland Walk to End Alzheimer’s®.

Breast Cancer Awareness Tea (Columbia)
Spend your Sunday afternoon munching on pink savories, sipping delicious tea and being pampered! All in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Sunday, October 19th, 3:30pm-5pm at Historic Oakland. Get your tickets today by calling 410-730-4744.
Event Cost: $28.00/person
Payment Options: Advance registration by calling 410-730-4744
Website: www.columbiatowncenter.ORG

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