Weekends on Wednesdays

Fall MD Home and Garden Show
This Weekend:

Town of Bel Air Film Festival to be held October at the Bel Air Armory in Bel Air.

The Twin Beach Players of North Beach, Md., will present this hilarious musical comedy set in Ancient Rome. A hit Broadway play comes to North Beach. Don't miss it!

Professional performer Todd Loughry headlines this event as the immortal Edgar Allan Poe while an ensemble of artists bring his tales to life through movement based story-telling.

Celebrate our Fall Foliage with two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, fall foliage tours, craft shows and more! Join us for the 49th Annual Festival.

One of the most prestigious international equestrian three-day events in the world featuring dressage, cross country, and show jumping.

Maryland's largest home and garden show, featuring: more than 300 home improvement exhibitors, Twiggy the water skiing sSquirrel, daily seminars, landscaped gardens and a craft show.

A Plein Air painting competition involving artists from all over the U.S. Plein Air painting is painting in the "open air" without the use of photographs.

Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore celebrates the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. Air Show over Baltimore Oct. 15-16.

More than 200 of America's greatest independent artists and craftspeople, hear their stories and shop for unique and amazing pieces.

The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is recognized as a top fine arts festival in the U.S. For two days, downtown Bethesda is transformed into an outdoor gallery with works by 185 selected artists.

Visit the nation's oldest in-water powerboat show to see the latest boat designs and marine technology. Register today for the Take The Wheel Workshop. Bring the family; spend the day enjoying the many shops and restaurants in historic Annapolis, Maryland.


Beginnings is the premiere tribute band to the music of Chicago.

Hear Ken’s fascinating story and see photos of when Ken was a member of the 1989 American Everest Expedition. The preparations, the trek, the challenges, the beauty.

Sweet Plantain (Frederick)
A refreshingly new string quartet bridging the gaps between generations and musical genres.

The warm acoustics of the Memorial Chapel will ring with the sounds of choral masters in this showcase of UMD's choirs.


National Fossil Day-Find Your Park (Port Tobacco)
Earn a Junior Paleontologist badge by learning about the scientific and educational values of fossils. Join the fun at Thomas Stone National Historic Site.

Taste over 75 international wines, while enjoying live music, delicious pairings of savory hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, wine pull and door prizes!

Beards, Beer and Brats (Mount Airy)
This family-friendly event will offer a beer, bratwurst and sausage tasting and a 16+ category beard and mustache competition. Five musical acts and a sanctioned corn hole tournament.

Bowie State University Homecoming Parade (Bowie)
Bulldog pride will be on display through the streets of Bowie. Bring family and friends to cheer student organizations and community groups marching with bands, floats, and classic cars to Bowie Town Center.

Charles County Wine and Food Festival (Waldorf)
2nd annual festival at Regency Furniture Stadium, Home of the Maryland Blue Crabs. Note: this is a new date; purchased tickets for old date will be honored.

David Sedaris (Frederick)
Master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition.

Phil Vassar (Annapolis)
Phil Vassar's unbounded energy and limitless talent have proven him, again and again, as one of Nashville's most prolific and versatile stars.

Tilghman Island Day (Tilghman)
Arts and nautical crafts, boat building demonstrations, oyster shucking, crab picking and a look at the life of a waterman.


Hawk Watch (North East)
Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette.

MAP 35th Anniversary Open House (Baltimore)
This exhibition will feature contemporary artists from MAP’s early years of the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s, reviving work from the most memorable exhibitions in MAP’s history. Donor reception will follow.

Oyster Festival (Shady Side)
Fun, food, and music on the waterfront. Local restaurants serve up their oyster best—plus lots of other great food and drink. Live music by local bands, kids activities, $5,000 raffle, and more.

Sungpil Kim Piano (Baltimore)The St. David’s Recital and Evensong series continues with a pre-service recital featuring pianist Sungpil Kim, a doctoral candidate at the Peabody Conservatory.

Roller Coaster Race (Upper Marlboro)
Join us for a 10K race or 5K run/walk on an exciting course at Six Flags America. Course goes through and around the park with scenic view of the world-famous coasters.
The Grapes of Wrath (Westminster)
A story of perseverance against the odds, Steinbeck’s Great American Novel is the perfect story for the intimate yet powerful style of America’s longest running touring company.
The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates and displays the rich cultural heritages of Montgomery County.

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