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. 

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