Great Events Happening This Weekend! July 1-3

Boordy Vineyard nighttime event

1 Friday

First Fridays at Boordy Vineyards with Maryland Opera. Maryland Opera returns to beautiful Boordy Vineyards on the First Friday of each Month from May through October for evenings of Opera highlights, Broadway favorites, delicious wine, and an enchanting evening. $20.00. 7 p.m. Boordy Vineyards, Hyde Park.

First Fridays in North Beach! Head to North Beach on the First Friday of each month from May through October! 6-9 p.m. North Beach.

Flip Circus. Join the magic and wonder of Fl!P Circus, a world-class circus like no other! Small in the outside, big in the inside, Fl!P promises to be a show for the entire family. $45.00. 7:30 p.m. Flip Circus – Arundel Mills, Hanover. Fri 1, Sat 2, Sat 2, Sat 2, Sun 3, Sun 3, Sun 3

Maritime Art & Artifacts. July 1-3. The Arts Council of Calvert County and the Calvert Marine Museum will sponsor a Maritime Art & Artifacts art show to celebrate the treasures of the Chesapeake Bay region. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons.

Much Ado About Nothing 2022. SHAKESPEARE UNDER THE STARS IS BACK! Return to the enchanting PFI Historic Park in Ellicott City, Maryland for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. $24.00 – $68.00. 8 p.m. PFI Historic Park, Ellicott City.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival. This summer, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall! Join us in Washington, D.C., June 22–27 and June 30–July 4. Free. National Mall, Annapolis.

2 Saturday

4th of July Celebration. July 2-3. $5.00. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Annapolis.

4th of July Weekend Celebration. July 2-3. Join Port Discovery on 4th of July weekend for science, art projects and interactive performances to celebrate the holiday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore.

Bird Walk. $6.00. 7-11 a.m. Annapolis.

COCA-COLA® July 4th Fest. July 2-3. If there was ever a time to celebrate the thrill of freedom, this is it! Six Flags July 4th Fest, brought to you by Coca-Cola. It’s a blast! $39.99 – $74.99. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Six Flags America, Bowie.

Sea Glass & Beach Crafts Market @ Annmarie. What a great way to start your July 4th holiday weekend! Our wildly popular beach-themed market is back! Join us for a celebration of summer and all things sea glass and beachy! 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons.

Sunrise Paddles (SUP & Kayak). RISE UP and start your day off with a paddle out to watch the Sunrise over the Chesapeake Bay. Take in the view of the painted sky as it comes to life, and set your intentions for the day! $15.00 – $70.00. 5-6:30 a.m. Capital SUP, Annapolis.

Wave the Flag. In this 60-minute program for children, we will learn about a 1783 flag designed by Annapolis cabinet maker John Shaw as well as flag designs from colonial America, the American Revolution, and the 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hammond Harwood House, Annapolis.

Wildberry Field Market. Join us for the 2022 Field Market! 30+ Vendors and Food Trucks, plus Wildberry Farms’ limited seasonal produce, farm fresh eggs + flowers. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wildberry Farm + Market, Crownsville.

3 Sunday

Annapolis First Sunday Arts Festival 2022. Visit booths showcasing jewelry, art, antiques, and more, every first Sunday of the month, from May to December.​ Food trucks and live music. Parking is easy around the festival. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The People’s Park, Annapolis.

City of Bowie’s Sunday Sunset Concert Series: “David Bach” The City of Bowie’s Sunday Sunset concerts are held through Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Attendance is free and each show begins at 7 p.m. Free. 7-8 p.m. Allen Pond Park, Bowie.

FUNAMBULA @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor. Circus star and tight rope champion Bello Nock will take the stage at The Theater at MGM National Harbor for 12 riveting performances during the summer production of FUNAMBULA. $15.00 – $35.00. 3-5 p.m. MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill.

Little Red Riding Hood and the 3 Little Pigs. We all think we know the Big Bad Wolf from the classic fairytales, but what if it’s the same Wolf in both stories? What if there’s been a big mistake? What if the Wolf isn’t so big or so bad? $15.00. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo.

Maryland Lyric Opera: The Marriage of Figaro. Maryland Lyric Opera makes a triumphant return to fully staged performances with one of opera’s most popular musical comedies: Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, June 29 through July 3, 2022. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park.

Nature Walk and Farm Tour. This is a great weekend activity for the whole family! Walk the farm’s beautiful woodland and meadow trails with Anna and learn about the regenerative agriculture practices we use on the farm. $5.00 – $15.00. 10-11:30 a.m. Honey’s Harvest Farm, Lothian.

STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR. Join the BSO at Oregon Ridge Park for our annual Star-Spangled Spectacular featuring patriotic favorites. The performance closes with a fantastic fireworks display! $15.00 – $25.00. 8-10 p.m. Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville.