Weekends on Wednesday

Maryland Ave Fall Festival

This Weekend:

God & Country Dinner Show (Hagerstown)
A riveting patriotic tribute that will both entertain and inspire! Includes an all-American cookout-style meal. 

Elkton Fall Fest (Elkton)
Fall Fest begins Friday, September 19 from 5pm to 9pm. Food vendors and car show are set for Main St. Live entertainment begins at 6 pm Friday with The Cruisers. Saturday, September 20th runs from 8am - 8pm featuring music by Beatlemania Now!, 5K run, Elkton's Voice Contest, and much more!

Berlin Fiddler's Convention (Berlin)
Three days of free, live bluegrass music and competitions

A Raisin in the Sun (Annapolis)
Winner of four Tony awards, the iconic story of the struggle of an African-American family poses eternal questions about identity, justice, and moral responsibility. An unflinching vision of what happens when dreams are constantly deferred, this American classic is as powerful today as it was 50 years ago.

The Great Frederick Fair (Frederick)
The Great Frederick Fair is the ultimate country fair featuring 4-H exhibits, carnival midway, rides, entertainment, amusements, antique cars, harness racing, music and great food!

Appalachian Festival (Frostburg)
The Appalachian region’s rich cultural heritage will be on display during Frostburg State University’s 2014 Appalachian Festival. Now in its 9th year, the free daytime event celebrates all that makes the region unique – its history, culture, natural environment, musical and artistic traditions, food and more.

The Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention (Hunt Valley)
The celebrity guests scheduled to appear at the 2014 MANC are Piper Laurie, Lana Wood, Peggy King, Veronica and Angela Cartwright, and Connie Stevens. Film screenings featuring works of the celebrity guests, QandAs, photo and autograph opportunities, are among the convention's highlights.

Sunfest (Ocean City)
This nationally recognized festival brings family fun-filled days of music, food, and an array of arts and crafts to the festival grounds. Nationally known & regionally popular entertainers highlight four days of fall fun. All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts.

2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (McHenry)
The ICF World Championships represent much more than a simple competition. It is a gathering of nations from around the globe joining together in sport while establishing the legacy of this Olympic-style event.

4th Annual Taste of Maryland Music and Seafood Festival 2014 (West Friendship)
Woodstoc "Roc Out Cancer Stage", Live ebtertainment, live cooking demonstrations, kids play area and beer and wine garden.


The Deanna Bogart Band (Brooklyn Park)
The Deanna Bogart Band at the Chesapeake Arts Center in the Hammonds Lane Theatre on Friday, September 19, 2014 Doors 7:00pm | Show 8pm All Ages! Tickets: CAC Members $22.


Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash (D.C.)
 Kick off Oktoberfest with the third annual Wiener 500 dachshund races, because nothing's funnier than racing dogs. The day also includes canine contests open to all breeds, including best costume and best trick, plus music and a beer garden.

OLD BAY Festival at Padona Park Club (Cockeysville)
OLD BAY FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT PADONIA PARK CLUB As its popular and definitive seafood spice OLD BAY® celebrates its 75th anniversary, McCormick & Co.

U.S. Naval Academy vs. Rutgers Football (Annapolis)
Enjoy the U.S. Naval Academy’s “Annapolis Home Opener” football game against Rutgers at U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Cruisin' For Our Heros (Lutherville)
Motorized emergency vehicle show and demonstrations, rides, flea market, antique cars, honoring area service personnel.

Civil War Reenactors (Walkersville)
Union and Confederate reenactors on the train and in the bushes trackside. Caution! There will be the sound of gunfire with skirmishes along the line and a mock battle at the park. Advance reservations are only available for the May event.

Main Street Music Fest (Ellicott City)
Bring the family for a day of live music, art, food, local beer all in Downtown Historic Ellicott City. Music venues indoors and outside. Children's activities areas. Locally brewed craft beer & food. All events are free and family friendly. Free shuttle service to remote parking.

National Drive Electric Week Baltimore (Baltimore)
Experience the fun of riding in or driving an electric car at the Maryland Science Center. Talk with EV owners about the benefits of driving electric. Learn how easy it is to charge an electric car. Learn about EV Rebates and Tax Incentives. See related Green Technologies.

Bluebird Blues Festival (Upper Marlboro)
Enjoy nationally-known live entertainment, children’s activities, music workshops, food and crafts for people of all ages. The Bluebird Blues Festival is sponsored by Prince George’s Community College.

Maryland Brewers' Harvest (Baltimore)
MD’s finest beer amongst the cobblestoned streets and waterfront views in one of Baltimore’s most celebrated neighborhoods. 25+ Maryland brewing companies pouring 150+ unique, fresh and local craft beers. Complete with local top chefs, this Harvest could not be a finer Old Line State celebration!

Honey Harvest Festival (Laurel)
Join the Maryland State Beekeepers Association as they celebrate the Annual Maryland Honey Harvest Festival! Discover the busy world of bees and other pollinators while enjoying arts and crafts, honey tastings, candle making demonstrations, Refuge habitat tram tours and much more!

Gaithersburg HELP 3rd Annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fun Run and Walk (Gaithersburg)
On September 20th, Gaithersburg HELP will be hosting the 3rd Annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fun Run & Walk at Bohrer Park. We will be raising funds to support HELP's food pantry and other programs benefiting local residents in need.

Baltimore Seafood Festival (Baltimore)
The Baltimore Seafood Festival will feature the area's favorite restaurants serving their signature seafood dishes, live music by Strykers' Posse and Super Bueno, cooking demos by top Baltimore chefs, refreshing drinks and a family area with toys, games, face painting and more!

Corsica Watershed Awareness Day (Centreville)
Free - Fall event for families includes environmental exhibits, children's crafts and activities, ecotours/hayrides, tours at the historic farmhouse, live music, food.

Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival (Towson)
Come celebrate African American culture with dance, music, art, poetry, historical exhibits, childrens activities, a health and wellness village, financial empowerment zone, food, vendors of all types and much more. The festival culminates with nationally renowned musical acts on the main stage.

Western Maryland Kidney Ride (Cumberland)
Pedal your way through the scenic mountains of Cumberland and Frostburg, while helping NKF-MD raise funds for patient and community services, education programs, patient advocacy efforts, research and patient financial support.

Howard Community College Grand Prix (Clarksville)
Saddle up and head out to watch world class equestrians soar over obstacles and race against the clock - all for a good cause! In addition to thrilling equestrian action, the Grand Prix features vendors, games, food, cornhole tournament, and a classic custom car show.

Wanda Sykes (North Bethesda)
This brilliant standup comic, writer, and actress has won multiple Emmy Awards and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America.

Caribbean Ancestry: Tracing Family History from the West Indies with Damani Davis of the National Archives (Baltimore)
The lecture will provide a general history of 20th century Caribbean migration to the U.S. and will examine key record groups including naturalization, passport and ship passenger arrival records.

Bill Pickett Championship Rodeo (Upper Marlboro)
Hailed as the 'Greatest Show on Dirt,' the Bill Pickett Rodeo returns in its 20th Anniversary tour. Don't miss the rodeo excitement as cowboys and cowgirls compete.


Bel Air Festival for the Arts (Bel Air)
350 artists, photographers, crafts people; continuous entertainment, food, rain or shine, free shuttle from MVA on Rt 24.

13th Annual Calvert County Watermans' Festival (Solomons)
The Festival is perhaps best known for our Boat Docking Contest, during which work boats and charter boats compete within their divisions for cash, prizes and trophies. Never a dull moment, this is a spectacular event to watch! Beer, food and soft drink sales and exhibits by some of our sponsors will also be available. Live entertainment will be provided by Deanna Dove!

8th Annual Walkabout Abilities (Towson)
Join Abilities Network for this fun, inspiring, community fundraiser that brings individuals, families and the community together to support Marylanders with disabilities. The event features a 2-mile walk, refreshments, music, arts & crafts, fun-filled activities and entertainment for all ages.

6th Annual Fort McHenry Tunnel Run (Baltimore)
All proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD). SOMD currently provides year round sports training and competition to over 6,900 individuals with intellectual disabilities across the state of Maryland. Events such as the Tunnel Run help SOMD continue to reach more and more individuals.

24th Annual West Annapolis Oktoberfest (Annapolis)
Join the festivities at one of Annapolis’ premier street fairs where everyone is invited to be German for the day. The festival features an authentic German band, dancing, German food and beer, arts and crafts vendors and a special kids’ zone.

Jazz on Sundays (Brooklyn Park)
The Chesapeake Arts Center’s upcoming Jazz on Sundays events will be amazing! The Jazz on Sunday series will kick off on Sunday, September 21, 2014 with Doug Byerly and Marty Knepp at 3:00pm in the Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore Maryland 21225.

Hispanic Festival (Adelphi)
Bring the family and celebrate the rich heritage of our Hispanic communities! From carnival games, crafts, entertainment, delicious ethnic food and more, there's something for everyone. Bring a friend or neighbor and enjoy the day! FREE

Maryland Avenue Fall Festival (Annapolis)
Fall is in the air! Come celebrate the beginning of autumn at the Annual Fall Festival along Maryland Avenue and State Circle in the heart of Historic Annapolis on Sunday, September 21, 2014, from 10 AM to 5 PM. The festival is an old-fashioned street festival with local merchants and vendors.

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