Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Artists Paint OC (Ocean City)
Pull out your paint, pastels or pencils & set up an easel in Ocean City. Subjects include the ocean, bay, marshes, boats & boardwalk. Not an artist? Watching the artists work is just as exciting. 

Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week (Bethesda)
Treat yourself to a great summer meal this August in downtown Bethesda! Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week features many exciting dining experiences. 

Howard County Fair (West Friendship)
Livestock shows, commercial exhibits, petting farm, rides, horse shows, entertainment, home arts, horse and tractor pulls.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair (Gaithersburg)
The largest agricultural county fair in Maryland; features farm animals, rides, food and entertainment. 

Maryland BBQ Bash (Bel Air)
The Maryland State BBQ Bash is a barbecue themed street festival featuring live music, top quality barbecue, sponsor displays, crafters, a farmers market, beer and wine garden and children's entertainment. Maryland State BBQ Championship will have more than 50 competing for $12,500 in cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. There is a Tailgate Challenge too!

Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend (Rock Hall)
Town-wide theme party with plenty of fun for young and old. Live entertainment, grub and grog, sing-a-long, dinghy parade, beach party, Buccaneer's Ball, treasure hunt, costume contests and much more Mayehem!

Shakespeare in the City: The Tempest (St. Mary's City)
Get swept up in love, treachery, comedy, and magic. Presented in partnership with the Newtowne Players. Ticket prices vary, according to age. Military discount available. Reservations recommended. 

Tour de Frederick (Frederick)
Three day fully supported cycling weekend to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. 

Worcester County Fair (Snow Hill)
Traditional county 4-H fair with livestock, a horse show, live entertainment and craft and food vendors.

Lil Margaret's Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Festival (Leonardtown)
Music festival-family style. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy vendors offering home cooked meals, arts & crafts, old cars, tractors and music. Concert held in permanent pavilion. 

SpartaCon-Rebels Convention (Waldorf)
SpartaCon is the 1st & only fully interactive fan convention supporting the hit TV series Spartacus, complete with live action gladiator battles in the arena! 


Beave Concert (Chesapeake Beach)
Rock the Dock at Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa; live music in the Bandshell.

Girl's Life Back-To-School Fashion Bash (Baltimore)
Free music and fashion festival featuring musical performances, celeb guests, tons of freebies and a fierce fashion show. Olivia Holt stars. Be sure to rsvp. 

Maxi Priest (Annapolis)
Hit songs include “Close To You” and “Just A Little Bit Longer”. 

Shawn Mendes with James TW (Baltimore)
Presented by AEG Live. This event is for all ages. Doors open 6:00 pm / Show 7:30 pm. 


Berlin's Outdoor Movie-Goonies (Berlin)
Join us at Henry Park for a free community movie. Don't forget to bring a chair and the kids! Watch as kids fight to keep their family's home by searching for a hidden treasure. 

Eat a Peach Challenge Bike Ride (Westminster)
Participate in the 19th Annual Eat a Peach Challenge Bike Ride. Updated and improved 33-, 67- and 100-mile routes through Carroll County & Frederick County. Benefits Brain Injury Association of Maryland.

Garrett County Wings and Wheels Fly-In (Accident)
Airplanes, classic cars, pilot seminars, food and more.

International Music and Jerk Festival (Bowie)
Featuring the best of jazz, R&B, pan, reggae and soul. Wine Tasting by Linganore winery, JERK FEST, plus arts and crafts. 

Leitersburg Peach Festival (Hagerstown)
Arts and Crafts. Good food, pony rides, antique tractor display, petting zoo, Quilt raffle. Peach Pie contest Aug. 13 at noon. Plenty of peaches!! No Pets - Service Animals only. 37th Year! 

National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race (Frederick)
Watch America's only High-Wheel (Penny Farthing) bike race with racers from across the nation. Watch qualifying heats of racers riding antique or replica 19thC bikes and compete for the National Title. 

Old School Hip Hop Festival (Baltimore)
Featuring Chubb Rock, Whodini, Slick Rick, Mystikal, Juvenile and Big Daddy Kane. Tickets on sale May 6, 2016. $39 - $79. Doors open 5:30. 

River Valley Run (Manchester)
Maryland's premiere trail running event! It features 3 exciting races. Something for the whole family. Increased capacity on all trail courses. Kidfest area included with all kid races. 


Aeolus Quartet (Annapolis)
Violinists Nicholas Tavani & Rachel Shapiro, violist Gregory Luce & cellist Alan Richardson formed Aeolus Quartet at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Award winning music played with a unity of vision.

Community Festival (Laurel)
Free picnic food, gifts, raffles, face painting, moon bounce, ring toss, car wash.

Janet Jackson (Baltimore)
Musical performance by Janet Jackson.

Watermen's Appreciation Day (St. Michaels)
Boat docking contest, live music, steamed crabs, boat rides, family activities, food & drink, celebrity guest appearances. Fundraiser for Talbot County Watermen and CBMM.

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