Now-Aug 19: Over 60 participating restaurants with opportunities to sample delicious food at a reduced price. Brunch, lunch and dinner menus available to choose from. YUM!
Aug 9-11, Columbia: Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts and the Junior Professional Theatre present this family classic for local community theatre at it's best.
Aug 11-12, Bel Air: Harford County MD’s most anticipated event of the year. The Bash is a barbecue themed street festival featuring the Maryland State BBQ Championship, with more than 50 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond competing for $12,500 in cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. In addition, more than 40 amateur teams will compete in the MD State BBQ Bash Tailgate Challenge to see who has the best ribs while competing for cash, prizes, and bragging rights.
Aug 11-19, Gaithersburg: T
Aug 11-19, St. Mary's City: Grab a blanket and picnic, and enjoy one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies on the State House green.
Aug 12, Westminster: Peach Festival, featuring free peach treats, peach ice cream, sundaes, cobblers, pies and cakes for purchase, and The General Store Band!
Aug 12-13, Silver Spring: Cultural Festival featuring music, dance, African cuisine, entertainment, vendors, fashion shows, family fun, a Career Fair and a Health Fair
Aug 12, Baltimore: Join Port Discovery for it's annual Tortoise & Hare celebration! Make and take activities, cooking demos, music, science experiments and more!
Aug 12, Frederick: The only high wheeled race of it's kind in America! Racers will be riding antique or modern high wheel bicycles in a criterium (multi-lap) race of along a 0.4 mile route through historic downtown Frederick, MD. A unique event for your Saturday afternoon!
Aug 11-25, DC: The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden presents live Jazz that you can groove to every Friday night. An eclectic mix of Washington, DC-area jazz musicians lend a soundtrack to one of the most idyllic summer scenes set around the sculpture garden’s central fountain.
Aug 12, Vienna: Renowned and beloved singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter returns to Wolf Trap to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Hometown Girl (1987). She is joined by her longtime friend and collaborator, three-time Grammy winner Lucinda Williams, for one exceptional evening of country and folk music.
Aug 11-13, DC: Head to the Convention Center to celebrate Asian pop culture (anime, manga, music, movies, video games, etc) and it's fandom.