Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Light City Baltimore (Baltimore)
The inaugural Light City Baltimore will be the first large-scale light festival in the US featuring art, music and innovation programming

Annapolis Beer Week (Annapolis)
Highlights of the week include: 4th Annual Beer Run (4/2), 4th annual Beer and Bands (4/3), beer dinners, craft beer pub crawl and more. 

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival (Timonium)
Brew it. Taste it. Sip it. Pork it. Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Tickets $25 - $89. 

Art on Paper (Annapolis)
MFA (Maryland Federation of Art) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 39th annual Art on Paper competition. Any original 2-D or 3-D work created on or of paper, including collage, artist book, origami, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and more, will be considered. 

The Illusionists-Live from Broadway (Baltimore)
Blockbuster Theatrical Show to Enchant Baltimore Audience for a limited time only, March 29th-April 3rd!

USA Dance National DanceSport Championships (Baltimore)
 America's top DanceSport competitors will compete in the 2016 National DanceSport Championships, ages 6 to 70s, for national titles and placements on the USA world teams. Standard, ballroom, latin, more.

Celebrate Maryland Expo and Festival (Timonium)
Come enjoy the festival like atmosphere while enjoying a local brew or glass of wine and dine on crab cakes and local cupcakes.

Solomons MSSA Fishing Fair (Solomons)
Solomons MSSA Fishing Fair showcases 100+ vendors of rods, reels, tackle & more. Seminars by fishing experts. Raffles & door prizes. Firetruck tours & face painting for kids. See: www.mssasmc.com.


Elena and Los Fulanos Live (North Brentwood)
Elena & Los Fulanos , a bilingual folk rock band based in the area. Hear them live at the Brentwood Arts Exchange, Gateway. Language & tradition meld with invention for a multi-cultural performance. 

Spring Break MAKE and TAKE Workshops (Baltimore)
AVAM's education staff opens their doors for hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshops. To celebrate Baltimore's LIGHT CITY, AVAM offers a "Light" themed workshop each day (ages 7+). 


50th Annual Daffodil Show (Princess Anne)
Honoring Somerset County's official flower with blooms & arrangements. Sponsored by the Somerset County Garden Club. 

Bike Trail Safari (Cumberland)
Enjoy a pleasant ride on the C&O Canal or the Great Allegheny Passage with friends and take pictures. Snack packs are available from Ottaviani's for $10 each. Call 301-777-2787 for more informtion! 

Bob Schneider (Annapolis)
Genre: Pop, rock, folk, country. Austin knows Bob Schneider as a prodigious musician; always mesmerizing audiences. Alive, fierce, soulful, haunting, even silly. Now he shares with a larger audience. 

Chiara String Quartet at UMBC (Baltimore)
The Chiara String Quartet performs works by Brahms, Bartok, and Gabriela Lena Frank in UMBC's spectacular new Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall 

Lattes with Lambs (Accokeek)
Celebrate the season opening. Join us for this popular event the whole family will enjoy: meet the barnyard babies, see butter and cheese-making demos, process wool from sheep to scarf, and warm up with hot beverages. 

Oldfields Half Marathon, Relay and Kids K (Sparks)
Ranked by Active.com as One of the Nations Top 10 Scenic Spring Races, Oldfields Half Marathon, Relay & Kids K is a 13.1 mile race with a 3-leg relay. All for Back on My Feet Baltimore


Fairies and Dinosaurs (Westminster)
Magical things are always happening in nature. Create a fairy or dinosaur garden with fun plants and decorations. Then bring a bit of magic home. Choose fairy or dino when registering! 

Jazz Pianist Orrin Evans Concert (Baltimore)
The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society continues its 2015-2016 season on April 3, at 5 p.m., with a performance by the renowned pianist Orrin Evans and his Quintet.

Judy Collins (Annapolis)
Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned more than 50 years. 

12007 SCAGGSVILLE RD Fulton, MD 20759

Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/LY9G39
Spacious rancher on .85 acres in Fulton * New Roof * Wood Floors * Plenty of Natural Lighting * Eat-in Kitchen * Large Walk-in Pantry * Space for Office *Separate Laundry * Storage Room that can be turned to 1 car garage * Fresh Paint *Greenhouse * Chicken Coop * Partially Fenced Back Yard * Established Garden Area
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.00
Price: $305,000

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or lauriescheiber@remax.net. You can also text 3193533 to 67299.

See more listings at: www.mcginnhomes.com

MLS ID: HW9524328

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Property Site: http://tour.circlepix.com/home/TPDGMQ
Price reduction! This is a rare opportunity to build on your very own half acre lot in the Marriotts Ridge High School District. The owner has spent the time and $ to get this lot engineered so that you can hit the ground running. Public water and sewer on site. Bring your own builder! Please contact the alternate agent with any questions. Move in by the Summer of 2016. See documents for survey.
Bathrooms: 0.00
Price: $185,000

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or lauriescheiber@remax.net. You can also text 3021257 to 67299.

See more listings at: www.mcginnhomes.com

MLS ID: HW8732669

Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend

Breakfast and Train Ride with the Easter Bunny (Baltimore)
Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny, have your photo taken and then take a train ride with the Easter Bunny! Prepaid reservations required for this popular event at the B&O Railroad Museum. 

PEEPshow (Westminster)
Vote for your favorites from nearly 200 marshmallow sculptures, dioramas, mosaics & videos, crafted from or inspired by sugary sweet Peeps ®. Reported by NBC Nightly News! 


Bird Egg-stravaganza! (Chevy Chase)
Nature themed Egg hunt for children at Woodend Nature Sanctuary! 

Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt (Monrovia)
Meet and greet breakfast with the Easter Bunny.

Easter Egg Roll (Frederick)
Rose Hill Manor Park: All ages. Bring a basket & enjoy Easter Bunny, games, prizes, crafts, animals, pony & hay rides, food. Egg rolls held all day. $5 each. Pre-registration suggested–301-600-2936 

Easter Eggstravaganza (Reisterstown)
Easter egg hunt, family/pet photos with Easter Bunny, Eye Spy Cat Detective Game, and more at Baltimore Humane Society, Sat., March 26. Free with nominal fee for photo. 

Havre de Grace Egg Hunt (Havre de Grace)
Annual Free egg hunt, at Tydings Park (Commerce and South Washington Sts..) Bring your cameras for photos with the Easter Bunny! 

Free Spring Carnival (Derwood)
Easter bunny, carnival games, prizes, moon bounce, fire truck/ ambulance, food, face-painting, balloon animals, and more!


Free Community Easter Party (Laurel)
Maryland City Park--Easter Egg hunt, roll and decoration. Bounce house and face painting, snacks & light finger food Call 301-405-3763 for more information.

Weekends on Wednesdays

SS John W Brown at Inner Harbor

This Weekend:

Maryland Day Celebration (Annapolis)
Rediscover Maryland’s history with family and friends during a fun-filled festival highlighting the uniqueness of the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Multiple cool locations. Check website for details.

Okinawan Cherry Blossom Festival (DC) The three-day textile and cultural festival consists of Okinawa Matsuri Family Days (storytelling, games, dance, karate and art activities) all three days and "Escape to Okinawa" social hour and film night Friday at 7 p.m., an event for adults featuring Okinawan food and drink, film shorts and a silkscreen activity.

SS John W Brown at Inner Harbor (Baltimore)
One of two surviving fully operational Liberty Ships built and preserved in Baltimore will be berthed at the Inner Harbor & open for public visits. 

Rawlings Conservatory Spring Flower Show (Baltimore)
Thousands of Spring Flowers to Celebrate the Art of beloved author Maurice Sendak 

Americana Festival (Frederick)
Offering all the excitment of an outdoor music festival, and cuisine from Chef Bryan Voltaggio, don't miss this new annual event! $27.50/day; $45 both days.

Annapolis Opera presents Faust (Annapolis)This fully-staged production presents themes of longing for love, the desire for salvation, and the costs of making a bargain with the devil. 

Bethesda Film Fest (Bethesda)
Fourth annual Bethesda Film Fest showcases work of local documentary filmmakers. 

Stormy Weather (Annapolis)
Exhibition of artwork inspired by the sights, sounds, impact, and anticipation of weather. Sponsored by the Maryland Federation of Art. 

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show (Gaithersburg)
 Event includes exhibits, gems, demonstrations, specimens, fossils, jewelry, beads, minerals, geodes, shells, meteorites and more. Presented by the Gem, Lapidary, & Mineral Society of Montgomery County.


After Hours in the Carty Building (Frederick)
Tour the most haunted building in Frederick and learn about the building's famous and infamous residents.


African-American Heritage Family Festival (Baltimore)
Honor the unique artistry and celebrate the rich history of African-American culture by connecting with cultural groups and enjoying performances, storytelling and art activities. 

Kites of Asia Family Day (DC)
Air and Space Museum: This event takes place every March at the Museum in Washington, DC. Thrill to the beauty and artistry of kites on display and in the air. Visit our display of kites and discover the diversity of kites from across Asia. Find out more about how kites are made in one of our hands-on stations. Learn how kites helped the Wright brothers develop the first airplane. Marvel at the grace of kites being flown indoors.
This program is made possible through the generous support of Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning (Annapolis)
Festivities begin with the 6th annual sock burning! Then live music, shucking & cooking demos, oyster shucking contest. Exhibits highlight maritime heritage and the role oysters play in maintaining the Bay. 

Easter Egg Hunt (Grantsville)
New Germany's Easter Egg Hunt will be an all-day event for all ages (children must bring an adult). Over 1,000 eggs will be hidden in the day-use area & trails. Sign in at Lake House. Call 301.895.5453

Eastern Shore Folk Festival (Baltimore)
Join the museum for an afternoon of activities and presentations celebrating the culture of Maryland’s Eastern Shore region.

Empty Bowl Soup Dinner (Ocean City)
Enjoy a simple meal with soup, breads & desserts donated by local restaurants. Take home a handcrafted bowl as a reminder of the empty bowls in the world. Benefit Diakonia & Art League of OC.

Maryland Day (St. Mary's City)
Celebrate Maryland’s 382nd anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits. 

Vernal Equinox Twilight Hike and Campfire (Oella)
Join us as we celebrate the end of winter with a full moon hike, campfire, marshmallows and telescopes for moon-viewing if the sky is clear. 


Baltimore Choral Arts (Towson)
Baltimore Choral Arts presents: Hallelujah: Choral Arts Celebrates 50 Years. Music Director Tom Hall leads the full Baltimore Choral Arts chorus and orchestra. Tickets $25-$40. 

Carly Rae Jepsen at Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore)
With her breakout hit "Call Me Maybe", Carly Rae Jepsen continues to climb charts and pack venues.

Celebrity Service Event (Bel Air)Local Officers and Fire Fighters trade their uniforms for the Applebee’s apron and invite the community to the Bel Air Applebee’s to dine in honor of deputies Patrick Dailey and Mark Logsdon. Phone: 484-342-3600

Maryland Spirits Showcase (Baltimore)
The pioneers of the resurgence of Maryland Spirits, will be gathered at the BMI to teach the past and present of this blossoming industry. This will be the first comprehensive display of the recently revived MD spirits industry. 

Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Annapolis Irish Week (Annapolis)
The 12-day Annapolis Irish Week celebration includes its famous Irish Parade with Irish Pipe Bands. While the parade takes place Mar 6, at 1 pm, festivities are from Mar 5 thru Mar 17. 

Chamber Music (Annapolis)
Rachmaninoff’s Vespers was one of the most requested works in a recent survey of our singers and audience.

Exploring Slavery and the Underground Railroad (Cambridge)
“Find Your Freedom” will carry the Harriet Tubman Day celebration into the community. This special weekend will highlight places associated with Harriet Tubman and other Underground Railroad figures in Maryland and Delaware. 

Frederick Restaurant Week (Frederick)
A 7-day promotion that features the unique & fine dining options available in Downtown Frederick & the surrounding area. Participating restaurants will offer diners multi-course meals at appetizing prices. 

Game Changers and No Boundaries (Ellicott City)
This year’s Youth Art Month exhibit features hundreds of works by Howard County public school students, grades K-12. No Boundaries showcases work by youth and adult artists with developmental disabilities.

A Feast of Color Home and Garden Expo (Annapolis)
Homestead’s talented team has created themed vignettes using thousands of flowers, shrubs, trees, furnishings and more to showcase nature’s influence on how we live, work and play. 

Carroll County Home Show (Westminster)
Visit the annual Carroll County Home Show at the Carroll County Ag Center, Shipley Arena. Meet expert suppliers who can help you discover new ideas and options. Admission is free. 

Flower and Garden Show (Hagerstown)
Hagerstown Community College Alumni Flower & Garden Show's theme for 2016 is "a taste of nature." Admission is $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. 

MD Spring Home and Garden Show (Lutherville)
Landscaped gardens brimming with bold and beautiful flowers and trees will fill the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Art in the Garden is this year's theme.

Maple Syrup Fest (Thurmont)
Join us in a 46-year old tradition in the Catoctin Mountains! Watch park rangers demonstrate the traditional way to craft this sweet concoction. 46th Annual Fest. Info call 301.271.7574

Planetarium Show (Westminster)
Join the Westminster Astronomical Society for a planetarium show highlighting what's happening in the night sky. Then head outdoors to take a look through the new observatory!


Jayamangala Music and Dance (Baltimore)
Award-winning dance master Shobha Subramanian and troupe share exciting rhythms, exquisite gestures, and ancient stories of Hindu gods and goddesses with contemporary relevance.

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra (Frederick)
The wildly popular ensemble renowned for their humor and sublime musicality.

UltraFaux featuring Michael Joseph Harris (North Brentwood)
Baltimore band UltraFaux performs original acoustic music with Romani, Sinti, Manouche, blues, be-bop, swing, and musette influences. At the Brentwood Arts Exchange.


Avenues by Bill Watson (Hagerstown)
The Fine Arts Company presents “Avenues” by Bill Watson. Please join us in welcoming Bill for a special meet and greet, live music by Dan McCarthy and refreshments. 

Blues Jam (Snow Hill)
Come enjoy the best of the blues with the Nighthawks and the Snow Hill Blues Jam All-Stars. Tom Mason's famous barbecue will be for sale. Cash bar. 

Eagle Festival at Blackwater Refuge (Cambridge)
Get an up-close view of birds of prey, such as eagles, hawks and falcons at the home of one of the largest breeding populations of bald eagles in the United States. Plenty of hands-on nature-inspired fun for children. Free. 

Comedy Night (Prince Frederick)
Running Hare Vineyard: Get ready for a night of non-stop laughs and magic with comedy illusionist Reggie Rice! The evening features the show, a complimentary glass of wine or beer and full buffet dinner. 

Gaithersburg's St. Patrick's Day Parade 2016 (Gaithersburg)
Dozens of units march in the parade, incl. Celtic dancers, bagpipers, clowns, fire trucks, more! Parade starts at Washingtonian Ctr. Then enjoy live entertainment at Lakefront Plaza until 1 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Parade (Chesapeake City)
$100 cash prize for BEST FLOAT! Prizes given for 2nd & 3rd Place Floats, Most Spirit, Best Dressed & Erin Go Braugh. Bring your family to watch the Mummer’s Duffy String Jam Band. Come to Pell Gardens after the parade for prizes and music! 

Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade (Ocean City)
Everyone loves to be Irish at Ocean City’s famous parade! Features marching units, floats and local celebrities. Parade travels down Coastal Hwy from 45th St. Stop at 45th at 11am for pre-parade fun. 

Irish Railroad Workers in Baltimore (Baltimore)
New lives for survivors of Ireland's Great Hunger often revolved around the B&O Railroad in Maryland. Author & B&O Railroad Museum Curator Dave Shackelford, explains connections in his new book. 

Saint Baldrick's Head Shave (Annapolis)
Annual head-shaving event where the community raises money and awareness to help fight children's cancer. Participate or enjoy the music and camaraderie during St. Patrick's Week, Annapolis Style 

St. Paddy's Day 5K/10K (Eastern Shore)
Start your salute to the Irish and your spring fitness program on this certified fast and scenic course through Denton and Martinak State Park. Pre-register through March 4. 

St. Patrick's Day Run Fest (Hagerstown)
St. Patrick's Day Fitness Extravaganza. Events include: 4 LEAF CLOVER Kids Run, 1mi Fitness Walk, 5K, 8K & Half Marathon. Event Fees $10-$45. 

Teelin Irish Dance Company (Westminster)
Percussive precision, imaginative choreography, spirited Irish music and incredibly talented dancers combine for a show that is sure to bring audiences to their feet.

Itsy Bitsy Audubon (Chevy Chase)
Looking for the perfect play date for your preschooler and their friends? Inspire the next generation of environmentalists! 

Former Royal Harpist Claire Jones (Thurmont)
Royal harpist, Ms. Jones will share her experiences as the "Royal Harpist" and will dazzle us with her music, fit for royalty. 

Tracking 101 - Who Goes There? (North East)
Join a Ranger to learn tracking by examining signs of animals in the parks forested areas. Call 410.287.5333 to reserve a space.


St. Patrick's Day Parade and 5K (Baltimore)
For over 50 years, thousands have crowded downtown Baltimore to watch thousands more march & celebrate Irish culture, song & dance. The 5K begins at Charles & Franklin. The Parade starts at Washington Monument & marches to Pratt St. & Market Place. 

Deer Creek Chorale A Cappella Festival (Nottingham)
Join the DCC for an afternoon of a cappella music fun! Featuring barbershop quartet GQ. Back for a 2nd year. 

Masters of Celtic Harp: Grainne Hambly and William Jackson (Upper Marlboro)
The premier Celtic harpers of Ireland & Scotland in concert. Masters of the Harp Grainne Hambly & William Jackson perform traditional Irish & Scottish music. 

Nature Connections: Primitive Technology (Baltimore)
Explore primitive skills through demonstrations and hands-on activities. Learn about pottery-making, herbal medicines, flint-knapping (making stone tools), fire-starting, rope making, spinning wool. 

Shenandoah and Cumberland Valley Pottery (Hagerstown)
Local collectors and authors Dr. George and Connie Manger will give a lecture based on their book, “Pottery from the Shenandoah and Cumberland Valleys.”