Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, December 8, 2019

December 8, 2019

Appomattox Court House Holiday Open House

The village will be decorated in 1865 holiday decorations.

Appomattox, VA

December 8, 2019

George Washington's Birthplace Gingerbread House Contest and Dollhouse Show

The Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit and Doll House and Miniature Show are long-standing holiday tradition at George Washington's Ferry Farm!

Fredericksburg, VA

December 8, 2019

A Colonial Holiday at the Thomas Stone Historic Site

Tour the Thomas Stone mansion in Port Tobacco with costumed interpreters.

Port Tobacco, MD

December 8, 2019

Holiday at the House, Gettysburg

Learn about 19th century holiday traditions while children can handcraft a gift to take home for their holidays at Rupp House.

Gettysburg, PA

December 8, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 8, 2019

Sky Meadows Holiday House Tours

Enjoy special tours of our Historic Area during this festive season.

Delaplane, VA

December 8, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 8, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 8, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

December 8, 2019

Lights on the Lake, Bear Creek Lake SP

Drive your car through the park's campground and beach area to experience a wonderland of lights and popular seasonal figures.

Cumberland, VA

December 8, 2019

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Polar Express

Inspired by the run-away hit film, this holiday favorite comes to life and you and your family take a ride on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.

Cumberland, MD

Monday, December 9, 2019

December 9, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 9, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 9, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 9, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

December 10, 2019

Ward Museum eBird Walk

Go on a bird walk every Tuesday at the Ward Museum starting at 9am in the lobby with Ward education staff.

Salisbury, MD

December 10, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 10, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 10, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 10, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

December 11, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 11, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 11, 2019

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Holiday Open House

Celebrate the holiday season in the Museum Store for exclusive deals and complimentary gift wrapping, caroling, door prizes, light refreshments, and more!

St. Michaels, MD

December 11, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 11, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

Thursday, December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 12, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 12, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 12, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

Friday, December 13, 2019

December 13, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 13, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 13, 2019

Brock Environmental Center Tour

This guided tour explains the ins and outs of this impressive building, including an update on the State of the Bay.

Virginia Beach, VA

December 13, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 13, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

December 13, 2019

Lights on the Lake, Bear Creek Lake SP

Drive your car through the park's campground and beach area to experience a wonderland of lights and popular seasonal figures.

Cumberland, VA

December 13, 2019

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Polar Express

Inspired by the run-away hit film, this holiday favorite comes to life and you and your family take a ride on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.

Cumberland, MD

December 13, 2019

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Take a candlelit guided tour and learn more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia.

Mount Vernon, VA

December 13, 2019

Starry Starry Night at Pickering Creek Audubon

Come join Pickering Creek for a night of starry wonder and adventure!

Easton, MD

Saturday, December 14, 2019

December 14, 2019

Potomac Overlook Winter Bird Count

Join the Potomac Overlook Regional Park to sample our park for our local avian species!

Arlington, VA

December 14, 2019

157th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg

Join the National Park Service in observing the 157th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg with historian-led programs.

Fredericksburg, VA

December 14, 2019

High Bridge Ride with a Ranger

Join one of the rangers for an interpretive guided bike ride starting and ending at the Farmville Plaza.

Green Bay, VA

December 14, 2019

Holidays at Hampton - The 19th Century World at Hampton

Join in for Holidays at Hampton and experience American holiday traditions from 1790 to the modern era.

Towson, MD

December 14, 2019

Gunpowder Falls Hereford Area Hike

Enjoy a few mile hike with the Baltimore Sierra Club.

Parkton, MD

December 14, 2019

Masonville Cove Winter Celebration Day

Create beautiful ornaments to celebrate the holiday season using objects from nature and explore the property with a winter scavenger hunt!

Baltimore, MD

December 14, 2019

Chippokes Plantation Hearth Cooking

Discover how much work went into running a plantation, in the 1800's, at our antebellum brick kitchen.

Surry, VA

December 14, 2019

George Washington's Birthplace Gingerbread House Contest and Dollhouse Show

The Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit and Doll House and Miniature Show are long-standing holiday tradition at George Washington's Ferry Farm!

Fredericksburg, VA

December 14, 2019

Ornament Making at Columbia Crossing

Create your own tree decorations from natural materials like pine cones and acorns at the Columbia Crossing River Trails Center.

Columbia, PA

December 14, 2019

Sky Meadows Holiday House Tours

Enjoy special tours of our Historic Area during this festive season.

Delaplane, VA

December 14, 2019

B&O's Magical Holiday Express

Join us for these special event weekends devoted to changing holiday themes and operating model trains

Baltimore, MD

December 14, 2019

Victorian Candy Making Workshop – Harpers Ferry

Step back in time during a Victorian candy-making workshop where you will learn the art and mystery of the confectioner’s Yuletide trade of making treats and explore the world of sugar…

Harpers Ferry, WV

December 14, 2019

Beaver Walk at Black Moshannon

Take a short guided hike to an active beaver lodge.

Philipsburg, PA

December 14, 2019

Mason Neck Tundra Swan Hike

Discover not only the beauty of these birds but learn of their strength and stamina in the long journey to and from the tundra they call home.

Lorton, VA

December 14, 2019

Twin Lakes Enchanting Evergreens Hike

Join in on this hike to learn about the coniferous evergreens of Twin Lakes and why they are important.

Green Bay, VA

December 14, 2019

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum.

Colton's Point, MD

December 14, 2019

Jingle Bark in the York River Park

Enjoy a day of photo ops and a short hike with your pooch and a special canine Holiday Hat/Outfit Contest.

Williamsburg, VA

December 14, 2019

75th USS Torsk Commissioning Anniversary Celebration

Enjoy complimentary admission to USS Torsk Museum, incuding a bell tolling for the 52 US submarines lost during WWII, presentation of colors.

Baltimore, MD

December 14, 2019

Drift into the Holiday Season – Caledon State Park

Make your very own unique and awesome rustic driftwood Christmas/Holiday tree.

King George, VA

December 14, 2019

Seneca Creek: Holiday Greens Workshop

Why spend money on expensive holiday décor when you can make your own natural ones!

Gaithersburg, MD

December 14, 2019

Winter Wreath Workshop – Pocahontas SP

Learn more about the symbolism and uses of wreaths across the globe and discover how you can turn an invasive species into a festive winter wreath.

Chesterfield, VA

December 14, 2019

Norfolk Botanical Garden Million Bulb Walk

Walk through more than a million holiday lights with family and friends.

Norfolk, VA

December 14, 2019

Lights on the Lake, Bear Creek Lake SP

Drive your car through the park's campground and beach area to experience a wonderland of lights and popular seasonal figures.

Cumberland, VA

December 14, 2019

Lights on the Bay, Sandy Point State Park

Annual light show along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay at Sandy Point State Park

Annapolis, MD

December 14, 2019

Luminary Nights & Carriage Ride at Natural Bridge

Cedar Creek Trail will be lined with candle-light luminaries and the bridge will be lit with festive colors.

Natural Bridge, VA

December 14, 2019

Alexandria Yuletide by Candlelight

Experience the holiday season with festive activities and fare at historic sites throughout Alexandria!

Alexandria, VA

December 14, 2019

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Polar Express

Inspired by the run-away hit film, this holiday favorite comes to life and you and your family take a ride on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.

Cumberland, MD

December 14, 2019

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Take a candlelit guided tour and learn more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia.

Mount Vernon, VA
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