Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Hot Air Balloon Festival (Ellicott City)
Enjoy 21 hot air balloons as they soar above Turf Valley Resort, with evening balloon glow, family crafts, food, drinks and more! Festival includes Armed Forces Day Ceremony to celebrate Wounded Veterans. 

Celebrating America Weekend (Westminster)
An outdoor festival featuring performances by Civil War period dancers, middle school music and choral groups. Exhibitors, activities & artifacts. Historic music, tours, and more. 

Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour (Frederick)
Venture beyond the garden gates of downtown Frederick homes during this annual tour featuring twelve private gardens. 

A Grand Night for Singing (Frederick)
A fabulous review showcasing songs from the best loved musicals of Rogers and Hammerstein including, South Pacific, Carousel, Oklahoma and more. 

Grantsville National Road Festival (Grantsville)
We're celebrating the rich history of Grantsville and the National Road by partnering with Maryland Picker's and the Maryland National Road Festival!

Gutenberg! The Musical! (Pikesville)
Epic Productions brings this hilarious Off-Broadway Musical to Baltimore County!

Montgomery County Spring Fair (Burtonsville)
CELEBRATE SPRING! Beer Garden! Fireworks! Food Trucks! Strawberry Celebration! Carnival Rides! Live Music! Bring the family and celebrate Spring.

Annual Drums on the Pocomoke (Pocomoke City)
Come and enjoy our many talented vendors of Native crafts, jewelry, music and traditional items. Make sure to bring your chairs and/or blankets.

Blacksmith Days (Westminster)
Blacksmiths demonstrate specialty blacksmithing. Hands-on classes. Auction of equipment and forged items. Food for sale. Hosted by the Blacksmith Guild of Central MD. 

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (Annapolis)
Featuring: Joe Bonamassa, The Robert Cray Band, John Mayall, Canned Heat, The Mavericks, Tab Benoit, Heritage Blues Orchestra, Sonny Landreth, Mud Morganfield, Dana Fuchs and more! 

Wine in the Woods (Columbia)
Voted “Best Annual Festival in Howard County” by Howard Magazine. Combines live music, food and tastings from 25 Maryland wineries. 

Small Stories at the National Building Museum (DC)
 Something old and something new arrive at the National Building Museum this spring. Something unique, too: This is the only U.S. stop for a the collection of 12 historical dollhouses from London’s Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood, dating back 300 years. The exhibition also includes fresh interpretations of dollhouse rooms from 24 contemporary American artists and designers. $7-10.


Deanna Bogart Band (Annapolis)
Deanna Bogart is an American blues singer, pianist, and saxophone player. She began her career in the Maryland-area with the ensemble Cowboy Jazz. 

Maryland Vietnam War Stories (Owings Mills)
On the 3rd Friday of each month, Maryland Public Television is giving viewers a sneak peek at an upcoming show or film. Screenings are FREE and open to the public. Guests will enjoy light refreshments thematically related to the show. 

Rescuing Patients from Civil War Battlefields (Frederick)
Join two experts in military medicine & battlefield evacuation. Learn the military's strategies in removing wounded soldiers from war zones from 1862 with Major Letterman's breakthrough methods until today.

Rock-Able (Brooklyn)
Jesse will inspire parents of children with disabilities who need encouragement & teach children with disabilities to strive to do what they want in life.

The Gathering at the Hollywood Diner (Baltimore)
The Gathering takes over the historic Hollywood Diner to create the Hollywood Diner Food Truck Park. This Event offers Music, Crafty Vendors and Karaoke!! Experience the Hollywood Diner Backlot.


Preakness Stakes (Baltimore)
The Preakness is one of the nation’s largest, single-day, annual sporting events! Baltimore's Old Hilltop comes alive with the running of the Preakness Stakes, where the finest three-year old thoroughbreds compete.

Annapolis Cider and Sour Fest (Annapolis)
Join us for a day of unlimited sampling, live music,and local food on the water in Annapolis!

Armed Forces Day Concert Free! (Hanover)
Armed Forces Day Concert with Josh Gracin, a Michigan native and Marine Corps veteran. Also the USO Troupe offers their show stopping 40's style performance. 

St. Michaels Running Festivals (St. Michaels)
Flattest and fastest USATF half-marathon & 5K in the beautiful Chesapeake Bay region. 1K for ages 12 and under. 

Asian Heritage Festival (Frederick)
Come out and join the celebration. In honor of May being recognized as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, enjoy the vast Asian history and culture.

Fair Hill Scottish Games (Elkton)
56th Annual! One of the premier festivals in the region - over 500 competitors & performers from around the world competing in music, dancing, athletic & other events. Featured performers are Albannach, The Hooligans, Charlie Zahm & Carl Peterson. 

The Artisan and Epicurean Fair (Grantsville)
Part of the inaugural Grantsville National Road Festival, celebrating Western Maryland's heritage of hospitality with fine art, specialty foods, breweries, wineries, & music along the Casselman River. 

Tiny House at Clifton Mansion (Baltimore)
Explore a real "Tiny House" for energy tips for your home. Go from tiny to mansion size to see how Clifton Mansion puts energy efficiency on a large scale into practice! All American House 2016. 


Yoga on the Mall (DC)
Cap Metro D.C. Yoga Week with a session cooler than any studios could hope to offer: hundreds of people spread on mats around the Mall for a free, all-level yoga class, led by yogis from throughout the region. Online registration is requested.10 a.m. Sylvan Theater,  15th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free.

A Dream Preferred: Film Screening and Ice Cream Social (Baltimore)
Follow the Taharka Brothers, whose ice cream was voted Best in Baltimore, from their start in Baltimore’s toughest neighborhoods as they work to raise $28,000 in 29 days. Panel talk & ice cream follows. 

Bay Winds Symphonic Concert (Arnold)
Free Concert featuring music from Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz and more. Back for the 10th Annual Concert. 

Flocks and Farms Festival (Boyds)
Flocks & Farms showcases how small changes make big impacts on local wildlife. Meet MD Bluebird Society & Montgomery County’s Ag Reserve experts. Hands-on activities, games, lectures & exhibits. 

World's Longest Game of Telephone (Baltimore)
Help break the Guiness World Record for the longest game of telephone. Features in-gallery presentations about the original Guinness Record set in Baltimore in May 1844. 

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