This week take the kids to the Spooky Spy Family Night, an Oyster Festival, one of many Harvest Festivals and more. Find all kinds of fun things to do and activities for kids and families in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Here are our top picks for the week of Oct. 12-18.
Be sure to check out our Halloween Events and Harvest Festivals roundup and our Haunted Houses roundup for a list of fall festivals and Halloween events. We also have compiled a list of apple orchards for even more fun.
United States Powerboat Show
Oct. 12-15. Powerboat exhibition featuring marine equipment, boating lessons, rentals and more. $5-48; ages 6 and under free. Thurs. 10am-6pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-6:30pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. City Dock, Annapolis. annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-powerboat-show
The Skin You Live In
Oct. 12 and 14. Observe the Mexican holiday Dia de la Ra-za, The Day of Race, with hands-on activities about skin color. Ages 7-12. $10; no charge for accompanying adults. Oct. 12 4pm; Oct. 14 12:30pm. Chesapeake Children's Museum, Annapolis. 410-990-1993, theccm.org
Peppa Pig Live
Live stage show with Peppa the Pig and her friends. Tickets start at $31. 6pm. The Lyric, Baltimore. Modell-lyric.com
BSO – Cirque Goes Broadway
Oct. 13-15. Cirque with a broadway twist. Join Jack Everly and the BSO as acrobats and aerialists dazzle with music from Broadway’s greatest shows. $33-75. Check website for showtimes. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. 410-783-8000, bsomusic.org
Spooky SPY Family Night
Participate in top-secret missions, go undercover and transform your appearance with the help of professional make-up artists. Compete in Code Cracker competitions, explore the spy trade craft, and eat SPY snacks. Come in disguise as your favorite spy. $14. 6-9pm. The International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C. 202-393-7798, spymuseum.org
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