Arts & Drafts Festival. June 24-26. The Arts & Drafts Festival is hosted by the Baltimore County Arts Guild and will showcase 60 of the most talented artists from the region displaying and selling their work, live music performances, 6-10 p.m. Guinness Open Gate Brewery, Halethorpe. artsanddraftsfestival.org.
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.
Friday Family Fun Walk on June 24. Join us for our second Family Fun Walk. This one is at Whitemarsh Park on 6/24 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a book reading and s’mores. Free! Free. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Whitemarsh Park, Bowie. cityofbowie.org.
Fridays at the Captain. Join us at the Captain Avery Museum each Friday this summer for a 12-night series of engaging activities–live music, art classes, local history, and more! Refreshments available. $15.00 – $160.00. 7-9 p.m. Captain Avery Museum, Shady Side. captainaverymuseum.org.
Great American Campout – South River Farm Park. Enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under the stars at one of the County’s beautiful park properties. Spend your evening hiking, making s’mores over a campfire, and stargazing. $5.00. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. South River Farm Park, Edgewater. aacounty.org.
Great American Campout – Fort Smallwood Park. Enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under the stars at one of the County’s beautiful park properties. Spend your evening hiking, making s’mores over a campfire, and stargazing. $5.00. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Fort Smallwood Park, Pasadena. aacounty.org.
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. chesapeakeshakespeare.com.
The Music Man. After a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Howard County Summer Theatre is thrilled to bring back a live, in-person musical with The Music Man. This will be the group’s 46th production, which $15.00 – $18.00. 7-9:30 p.m. Howard County Summer Theatre at Glenelg High School, Glenelg. howardcountysummertheatre.org.
Rainbow Campfire. Howard County Recreation and Parks invites families in the LGBTQ+ community to join Robinson Nature Center as we partner with HoCo Pride to celebrate pride month! Free. 7-9 p.m. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia. howardcountymd.gov.
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. festival.si.edu.
2022 Eastport A Rockin’! Created as a way to expose local music to a larger audience, Eastport a Rockin’ has drawn attendees from throughout the neighborhood and across the region since 1997 and is known as the local music $0.00 – $150.00. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park, Annapolis. eastportarockin.com.
Baltimore Wine & Food Festival. New location! Come out and enjoy Wine, Beer, Spirits and Music at the Timonium Fairgrounds. $42.00 – $75.00. 12-6 p.m. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium. baltimore.uncorkthefun.com.
Celebrate The Chesapeake Children’s Museums 30th year anniversary! Come Support & Celebrate 30 Years with the Chesapeake Children’s Museum! Take a walk down memory lane and explore NEW features in & around the museum. Food, Silent Auction, Activities & more. $30.00. 2-6 p.m. The Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Annapolis. theccm.org.
Free Croquet Lessons Edgewater. West River Wickets, a nationally-recognized competitive croquet club, is holding free lessons for beginners on Saturdays, at 246 Mill Swamp Road, Edgewater, from 10 am. Free. 10-11:30 a.m. Larkin’s Hundred, Edgewater.
Good Kid-izen Series: Grow: Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility. Are you a sustainability superstar? Grow your mind with our interactive stations and discover the importance of being a good kidizen. Stop at our stations and receive superstar stamps. Free. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Color Burst Park, Columbia. eventbrite.com.
Historic Oakland’s Second Annual Summer Craft Fair. Join us at Historic Oakland on Saturday, June 25th, from 1-3PM, for our Second Annual Summer Craft Fair at The Manor! Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Historic Oakland Manor, Columbia. summer-craft-fair-at-the-manor.eventbrite.com.
Jug Bay BioBlitz. June 25-26. Join Jug Bay staff and naturalists for the first ever BioBlitz at Emory Waters Nature Preserve. Free. 12-11:30 p.m. Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, Lothian. jugbay.org.
Mayo Farmers Market. Family friendly market with produce from local farms. Free. 4-7 p.m. Wild Kid Acres, Edgewater. instagram.com.
Pollinator Palooza. Celebrate National Pollinator Week at Irvine Nature Center with a fun-filled, family morning. $0.00 – $15.00. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. explorenature.org.
SharkFest 2022. REGISTER TODAY: https://www.marylandnature.org/get-involved/events/event/sharkfest-2022/ Our oceans are home to more than 1,000 species of shark. $2.00 – $7.00. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Natural History Society of Maryland, Baltimore. marylandnature.org.
Snakes on the Dundee II – Snakehead Derby. The Gunpowder Falls State Park Snakehead Derby is back! Join us for Snakes on the Dundee II at Dundee Creek Marina on June 25th. 5 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dundee Creek Marina, Middle River. go.activecalendar.com.
Toy Boat Building. Make a toy boat from in the Corbin Nature Pavilion! Space and materials are limited. Visitors will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. For ages 5 and up. 1-4 p.m. Corbin Nature Pavilion, Solomons. calvertmarinemuseum.com.
Westminster Fly In. Open to the public. Come and learn about grassroots aviation in your community. Aircraft displays, food, speakers and contests. Free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Carroll County Regional Airport, Westminster.
Bowie Farmers’ Market. Event date: June 26, 2022 Event Time: 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: 15200 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20716 Description: The Bowie Farmers’ Market runs Sundays from late May through October each year. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Bowie. cityofbowie.org.
City of Bowie’s Sunday Sunset Concert: “The Baywinds Band” 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. cityofbowie.org.
Creek Exploration Canoe. Glide through the channels of the marsh on a summer morning searching for wildlife as you explore. This program is for ages 8 to adult, and registration is required. $15.00. 8:30-11 a.m. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon. otterpointcreek.org.
HCC Pollinator Fest. Sunday, June 26th 2022, 10am-1pm Join us to celebrate Pollinators! Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Howard County Conservancy, Woodstock. howardnature.org.
International Mud Day Celebration. Join us as we celebrate International Mud Day. There is only one requirement: GET DIRTY! Free. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Bethesda. montgomeryparks.org.
LGBTQ+ Field Day with Family PRIDE Festival. Join Unmatched Athlete for a Baltimore Pride FIELD DAY At Druid Hill Park as part of Family Pride! The Pride Festival runs Noon-6pm so join Unmatched Athlete for Soccer and Football Toss 1pm-4pm. Free. 12-6 p.m. Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. unmatchedathlete.org.