This Week's Events

Sunday, July 15, 2018

July 15, 2018

Furnace Town Folk School Heritage Days

Explore and discover our rich cultural heritage where there it’s fun for the whole family!

Snow Hill, MD

July 15, 2018

Summer Plants For Your Home Apothecary

Learn how to identify, store, utilize and label the most beneficial plants for home health and first aid at Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

Norfolk, VA

July 15, 2018

Mason Neck Guided Wildflower Walk

Join a ranger for a fun easy hike around our scenic Bay View Trail as we explore the beautiful bounty of nature's wildflowers.

Lorton, VA

July 15, 2018

Meet the Beekeepers at Sky Meadows

Meet local apiarists at Sky Meadows State Park and examine all aspects of beekeeping from hive construction to honey extraction.

Delaplane, VA

July 15, 2018

Jerusalem Mill Music in the Meadow: New Orleans Dixieland

Music in the Meadow Concert Series presents Riverside Carnival Band (New Orleans Dixieland Jazz), Kingsville, MD.

Kingsville, MD

Monday, July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018

Martinak State Park Easy Breezy Ride

Borrow a cruiser bike and join the group for a ride at Martinak State Park Nature Center, Denton, MD

Denton, MD

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018

Baltimore in the 1800’s at North Point State Battlefield

Join naturalists for a step back in time to learn about the culture of Baltimore in the 1800's.

Dundalk, MD

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018

Guided Wingina Canoe Trip, James River SP

Enjoy a special guided float from James River State Park to Wingina.

Gladstone, VA

Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018

Pollinators Aplenty at Westmoreland SP

Take a walk through the Westmoreland State Park native and pollinator gardens with a park ranger and discuss the importance of pollinators.

Montross, VA

July 19, 2018

CBEC Guided Kayak Tour

Learn basic kayak skills and then go for a guided paddling exploration of Marshy Creek, Grasonville, MD.

Grasonville, MD

Friday, July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018

Navigation Basics and Intro to Orienteering at Gunpowder Falls

Learn how to use a compass and topographical map and take off on an adventure around the Sweet Air area of Gunpowder Falls.

Baldwin, MD

July 20, 2018

Bats! Susquehanna State Park

Learn about habitat and behavior of a woefully misunderstood species.

Havre de Grace, MD

Saturday, July 21, 2018

July 21, 2018

SERC Family Canoe Days

Bring the family for a paddle on the Rhode River at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Edgewater, MD

July 21, 2018

Monocacy Guided Canoe/Kayak Trip

Enjoy a ranger guided paddling tour of the Monocacy River from Pine Cliff Park to Buckeystown.

Frederick, MD

July 21, 2018

Elk River Exploration

Explore the banks of Turkey Point by paddling the Elk River.

North East, MD

July 21, 2018

Calvert Marine Museum Fossil Field Experience

Learn more about fossils: where to find them, how to identify them, what they can tell us about the past.

Solomons, MD

July 21, 2018

James River Transportation Festival

Learn about the vital role the James River has played in Virginia transportation over the past few hundred years, replica batteau and antique auto exhibits and more.

Monroe, VA

July 21, 2018

Kenilworth Park Lotus and Water Lily Festival

At this free family fun celebration, enjoy cultural exhibitors, hands-on activities, lotus tea tasting, and the spectacular lotus and water lilies in full bloom!

Washington, DC

July 21, 2018

Shenandoah Blackberry Delight

Skyland chefs create special blackberry-infused dishes combined with a full day of live music, dancing, local crafts, pony rides, and kid’s activities to make it a fun day for the entire…

Luray, VA

July 21, 2018

Bald Cypress Hike at First Landing SP

Discover two of our native ecosystems with this 1 mile guided hike through First Landing's dune forests and Cypress swamps.

Virginia Beach, VA

July 21, 2018

Shenandoah Paddling/Snorkeling Trip

Put in at Hazard Mill on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and paddle down to the Bentonville, with some great snorkeling along the way.

Bentonville, VA

July 21, 2018

Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival at Chippokes Plantation

This event highlights Surry's three world-renowned agricultural products in a two-day festival of arts, crafts, music and food.

Surry, VA

July 21, 2018

Claude Moore Summer Market Fair

Sit in the shade and relax, savor roasted chicken, enjoy dancing & singing or try hands on crafts such as spinning.

McLean, VA

July 21, 2018

Ranger-guided Kayaking at Roosevelt Island

Join the Sierra Club for a Park Ranger-led kayaking outing exclusively for Sierra Club Potomac participants to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island from the water!

Washington, DC

July 21, 2018

Western Maryland RR Great American Picnic

Hop on board the train in Cumberland and enjoy the trip to Frostburg where you'll enjoy a picnic and Appalachian music.

Cumberland, MD

July 21, 2018

Shenandoah Eco-River Tour

Enjoy a relaxing tube float on the Shenandoah and learn about the flora and fauna of the region!

Bentonville, VA

July 21, 2018

Caledon Fossil Finding Kayak Trip

Search for fossils as you beachcomb parts of the Caledon State Park shore that are not accessible by land.

King George, VA

July 21, 2018

Women on the Water Paddle Day

Enjoy an easy paddle on this wide and lazy stretch of river which is part of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.

Poolesville, MD

July 21, 2018

Jug Bay Adult Marsh Canoe

Discover the abundant wildlife in the Patuxent River wetlands.

, MD

July 21, 2018

York River GPS Pirates

York River State Park will supply you with a GPS unit and the ranger will help you hike off of the beaten path for a unique discovery.

Williamsburg, VA