Weekends on Wednesdays

Robinson Nature Center Pumpkin Chunkin'
This Weekend:

Artomatic (Hyattsville)
We’re a volunteer-run nonprofit arts festival best known for hosting amazing, huge unjuried arts festivals. Art is selected first-come, first-served. Thousands visit to see new art.

Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater (Gaithersburg)
The audience helps solve a crime during an interactive murder mystery. Dessert buffet and cash bar 

Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival (Chestertown)
Visit historic Chestertown for the Mid-Atlantic's largest annual gathering of tall ships, schooners and historic wooden boats. 

The International Gem and Jewelry Show (Timonium)
The International Gem & Jewelry Show-Timonium will feature all types of gems and jewelry. This is the place where visitors can see and choose from an amazing collection of gems, jewelry and mineral. 

Trick or Treat through Literary History (Frederick)
walk through history and meet costumed characters from literature classics such as Oz, Anne of Green Gables. Bring a bag to fill with goodies.

Wine on the Beach (Ocean City)
Wine tasting, arts and crafts, food and beer sales, live entertainment. 

Cosmic Driving Range Halloween Bash at Swan Point (Issue)
Each evening we turn on the driving range with a Cosmic Party of light, sound, music and surprises! All ages and skill levels welcome


AuduBoo! (Chevy Chase)
A family-friendly, nature-themed Halloween event for all ages! Stroll the woods at Woodend Nature Sanctuary and enjoy animal encounters and treat stations along well-lit trails. Afterwards, come inside the mansion for goodies and visit craft stations. Costumes not required, but encouraged! AuduBoo! will take place rain or shine. 

BricknFire Boo Fest (Catonsville)
A free-admission Halloween festival sponsored by BricknFire Pizza Co and The Breadery with music, kids costume contest, pumpkin painting and more! 

Flashlight Night Hike: What are Those Sounds? (Woodstock)
We'll be listening and searching for nocturnal wildlife in the Conservancy's meadows and woods. Bring your flashlight! Check website if weather is uncertain. 

Free Fall Halloween Celebration (Baltimore)Free admission and Halloween-themed workshop & movie at AVAM! Visit avam.org for schedule and details. 

Halloween Party & Historic Ghost Tour (Upper Marlboro)
Crafts, treats, & scary cemetery tour with tales of history making people buried there! 

Harvest Festival (Boyds)
Get ready for carnival games, popcorn, and of course - candy! Admission is $5 per child. Free for adults and children under 2. 

Perryville Annual Halloween Party (Perryville)
Community Halloween Party at Rodgers Tavern- Costume contest, straw maze, refreshments and so much more for those 12 and under! Children must be accompanied by an adult.


"A Hillbilly Halloween" (Annapolis)
Tim O'Brien and Old Man Luedecke---Bluegrass, Alternative County, Folk

7th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5k Run and Trick or Treat Walk (Bel Air)
The race provides activities for children and adults alike. Highlights include Frozen’s Elsa, Anna and Olaf, trick or treating and learning about safe driving behaviors.

Alsatia Mummer's Parade (Hagerstown)
This long-time traditional fall night parade features floats, bands & individual costumed mummers. Spectators can see the Parade almost anywhere along route. Need seating? Tickets thru MD Theatre. 

Autumn Indoor Flea Market (Westminster)
200+ spaces of crafts, flea market items, collectibles, and more. Food available all day. 

Deadly Bites: Discerning Facts from Fiction (Silver Spring)
Visit the Medical Museum on Halloween to learn the FACTS and dispel MYTHS about animal & insect bites. Free family program. Questions? Call (301) 319-3303

Halloween Celebration (Thurmont)
Stop by the Vineyard this Halloween in your costumes to receive a free glass of our mulled wine! 

Highland Day (Highland)
An old-time community festival featuring live entertainment, a variety of foods and beverages, and a focus on fun activities for the family.

Historic Window Repair Seminar (Cambridge)
A FREE workshop with Mr. Gibney of Window Restoration Specialists discussing the repair, re-roping, weatherization & maintenance of historic windows. 

Nature Book Sale (Baltimore)
Hundreds of science and nature-themed books, magazines, journals and pamphlets from the 1800s to the present for sale. All reading levels. 

Occasional Symphony (Baltimore)
Occasional Symphony celebrates Halloween by accompanying the silent film: Nosferatu. Program includes world premier by James Young. 

OysterFest (St. Michaels)
A celebration of the Chesapeake’s oyster featuring live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demos, oysters & other local fare, an oyster stew competition, cooking demos, children's activities.

Pumpkin Rock N' Roll (Kensington)
 Join us this Halloween for a spooky afternoon of music, games, food, and fun at the first ever Pumpkin Rock N’ Roll! On Saturday, October 31st, Warner Circle Park in Kensington, MD will be transformed into a full-blown Halloween extravaganza. Participate in a fun costume contest and parade, and enjoy family-friendly attractions including festival-style musical performances, food trucks, inflatable rides and slides and a rock wall. Don’t miss the main event: The Pumpkin Roll, a derby race of Halloween pumpkins-turned-boxcars.


Pumkin Chunkin' (Columbia)
Robinson Nature Center: Join us for a special after-Halloween treat to watch a pumpkin-launching competition! Catapults are designed by local students as part of their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) classes and clubs.

A Night of Opera and Art Song (Westminster)
Stefania Dovham, soprano, & David Kreider, piano, perform songs from Richard Strauss & operatic arias. Evening will start with Italian meal. 

ADLER (Annapolis)
Featuring Steven Adler from Guns N' Roses--Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Cheers for Bach and Cantata 19 & Orchestral Suite No. 3 (Baltimore)
Great music and Sip and Stroll wine tasting to get your holiday shopping off to a good start. Concert tickets $15. Concert and Wine Tasting $55 

Contemplative Photography with Art Silverglate (Baltimore)
Join veteran photographer Art Silverglate as he teaches about “the zone,” an elusive state-of-mind sought by amateur and professional photographers alike. 

Fuel Fund of Maryland 5k Trail Run (Highland)
This family friendly event features a 5K timed Trail Run, a 1-mile Fun Run, community booths, food trucks, kids activities and more.

Pasadena Thanksgiving Parade (Pasadena)
Bundle up and grab your lawn chairs! Pasadena kicks-off the holiday season with the annual Caring & Sharing Community Harvest Parade. Featuring bands, floats, cheerleaders! 

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