Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Anne Arundel County Fair (Crownsville)
Farm animals, exhibits, contests, carnival midway, entertainment, family atmosphere, agriculture education, 4-H exhibits and auction.

Appalachian Festival (Frostburg)
Appalachian music, arts and crafts and culture are celebrated in the mountains of Western Maryland. 

Charles County Fair (La Plata)
Exhibits as varied as livestock, arts and crafts, great entertainment, special events and activities for all ages including pig races, carnival and pony rides.

Elkton's Fall Fest (Elkton)
Friday Night Kick-Off Party, Live Entertainment, Food and Shopping! Saturday - Crafters, vendors, contests, games, rides, live entertainment! Fun for the entire Family

The Great Frederick Fair (Frederick)
One of the state's longest running agricultural events, The Great Frederick Fair will celebrate their 153rd year, September 18-26, 2015. Located in Frederick, MD, featuring national entertainment acts, agricultural education exhibits and judging, midway amusements, family fun and great food!

Fiesta DC (DC)
 This annual festival kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month. The two-day event features a parade, a science fair, arts and crafts stations and international cuisine booths.

Berlin's Fiddler's Convention (Berlin)
Don’t miss three days of free, live, bluegrass music at the Annual Berlin Fiddlers Convention on Main Street in historic Berlin. Bluegrass musicians from across the country will vie for prizes in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bluegrass band competitions. Fabulous food and the sounds of this creative and unique style of American music make this event more popular every year. Only 15 minutes from Ocean City! 

JAM Fifth Element (Mount Rainier)
Exciting song and dance revue that features your favorite songs from across the years JAM-med into one showstopping production! 

Chesapeake Film Festival (Easton)
Bringing the finest in narrative, documentary and short films to the Chesapeake Bay community. 

Road to the Arts Weekend (Ellicott City)
Take the Road to the Arts September 18-20 as Howard County galleries host receptions and special exhibits all weekend long. 

Delmarva Bike Week (Salisbury)
The 15th Annual Delmarva Bike Week presented by Rommel Harley-Davidson returns to Maryland's Eastern Shore. 

Maryland RV Show (Timonium)
Over 85 recreational vehicles brand names will be on display! Sept. 17-20, 2015 10am-7pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 10am-6pm Sunday. 

Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention (Hunt Valley)
Meet Hollywood stars like Lee Majors and Lindsay Wagner. Get autographs. Three days of fun for the whole family.

The Gathering - Food Truck Festival (Baltimore)
 Experience Maryland's Best Roving Festival on Wheels with American Classics, Eclectic Gourmet, International Delights and Sweet Sensations in the Greater Baltimore area. 9/18 = Remington; 9/19 = Montebello. 

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge (Fort Washington)
A weekend to visit lighthouse around the state, with special tokens at each site and a special prize if you complete the Challenge and visit all of the open lighthouses. Each venue charges an entrance fee, see cheslights.org for more details.

Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexancer Gardner Photographs (DC)
National Portrait Gallery--The exhibit of photographs by Alexander Gardner include Civil War battlefields, landscapes of the American west, Indians, portraits of President Lincoln and other famous figures.


7th Annual Flip Flop Festivus (Baltimore)
Mingle with sports celebrities at this resort-casual event featuring great food and wine, dancing to a live band, raffles and a live auction – all to benefit the Life and Breath Foundation

Alabama Shakes (Columbia)
Performing with Drive By Truckers

Season Opener-Old Text Woven New (Baltimore)
Concert of New Music inspired by Shakespeare and performed by The Lunar Ensemble, a Baltimore-based new music collective that presents music in ways that redefines today's concert experience.


2nd Annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day (Bethesda)
A one-day, family friendly festival in downtown Bethesda. Live music, Irish dancers, raffles, games, food and fun. Two non-profits that help support US service members and their families benefit. 

The Big Build Festival (DC)
Build walls, carve stone, hammer nails and climb on trucks at this festival of tools, trucks and construction. Plumbers, electricians, ironworkers, woodworkers and other professionals will be on hand to talk about what they do.

4th Annual Crab Feast (Pasadena)
Come join us for summer fun in support of PDG's Rehabilitation Services! *Never ending food & alcohol *Games *Playground 

Baltimore Seafood Festival (Baltimore)
The Baltimore Seafood Festival will feature the area's favorite restaurants serving their signature seafood dishes, live music, cooking demos by top Baltimore chefs, refreshing drinks and a family area with toys, games, face painting and more!

Walk for Paws (Columbia)
A fun day of activities for everyone! Adoptable pets, Flyball demo, contests, games & raffle, children’s activiites, food & gifts for sale, pet microchipping, and more! 

Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival (Towson)
Celebrate the rich and thriving traditions of the African American community with approximately 50,000 attendees. 

Bill Picket Rodeo (Upper Marlboro)
Come experience the rodeo at its finest! Bill Picket Rodeo will delight all ages. 

Bluebird Blues Festival (Upper Marlboro)
Annual event attracts 12,000+, featuring national and local blues acts and dozens of vendors. The headline performer and three nationally known artists take the main stage. Children’s activities: face painting, roving artists, tattoo art are in Hallam Theatre. Prince George's Community College

Bluegrass on the Farm (Derwood)
Great bluegrass in the great outdoors. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and instruments. Enjoy old-time bluegrass and traditional music in an early 20th century farm setting right in the middle of Montgomery County. Food available for purchase. 

Honey Harvest Festival (Silver Spring)
Free family friendly festival with arts and crafts, honey harvesting, beekeeper demonstrations and honey products at Brookside Gardens

HoCo College Classic Grand Prix (Clarksville)
Watch world-class equestrians and their horses soar over obstacles and race against the clock for a good cause: the HCCC Educational Foundation. 

Joint Base Andrews 2015 Air Show (Camp Springs)
The air show makes its return in 2015. It will feature a myriad of attractions on the ground and air. 

Monarch Fiesta Day (Boyds)
Come celebrate the Monarch butterfly's inspiring metamorphosis and incredible journey. Exhibits, face painting, story times, crafts and more! 

11th Annual 5K for Families (Columbia)
Columbia, MD non-profit, National Family Resiliency Center (NFRC), is hosting their 11th annual 5K For Families event. The event will start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 19th at the Columbia Lakefront,directly across from Columbia Mall near Clyde’s Restaurant and Whole Foods. All ages are invited to participate with awards and trophies given out to winners in various age categories.
In addition to the 5K race and a 1-mile walk, the 5K For Families event will include face painting, games and other activities geared toward children and families including entertainment by: B.Funk Dance Company; Drama Learning Center (Frozen’s Elsa and Anna will help lead a Frozen singalong); Mike John— juggler, balloon sculptor and strolling minstrel; Kangaroo Kids, the precision jump rope team and more.


34th Annual Hispanic Festival (Hyattsville)
Celebrate the heritage of Hispanic communities and families with entertainment, music, food, games and crafts.

Bel Air Festival for the Arts (Bel Air)
350 artists, photographers, crafts people; continuous entertainment, food, rain or shine, free shuttle from MVA on Rt 24. 

Love Abilities 5k Run/2k walk (Towson)
Enjoy refreshments, a moon bounce, music, arts & crafts, face painting and other fun-filled activities and entertainment for all ages while raising funds to support all Marylanders achieve maximum potential. 

Robinson Nature Center Anniversary Open House (Columbia)
Celebrate Robinson Nature Centers 4th Birthday!

The Capital Reeds Concert (Bowie)
The Capital Reeds, DC's premier reed trio, is Comprised of an oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, one of the region's up and coming chamber music groups. 

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