Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, October 13, 2019

October 13, 2019

Autumn Paddle at Leight Park

See the trees of Otter Point Creek set ablaze with the colors of fall - a photographer’s dream paddle!

Abingdon, MD

October 13, 2019

Tall Ship AJ Meerwald Visits Maritime Museum

AJ Meerwald, the official Tall Ship of New Jersey, will spend a week at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

St. Michaels, MD

October 13, 2019

Aquatic Mammals of Trap Pond Pontoon Tour

Come out on a glorious autumn guided pontoon tour of Trap Pond. Enjoy the fall colors and be on the lookout for denizens of the Cypress swamp.

Laurel, DE

October 13, 2019

Waterfowl Paddle

Witness the fall migration of waterfowl as you explore the upper reaches of Morgan Creek, a major tributary of the Chester River.

Morgan Creek, MD

October 13, 2019

Mount Harmon Revolutionary War Reenactment Festival

This is the largest event of it's kind in the U. S. with reenactors coming from all over the nation to bring history to life at one of the mid-Atlantic…

Earleville, MD

October 13, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

October 13, 2019

The Mariners' Museum ARRRtober Festival

Join the Mariners' Museum in Newport News for the ARRRtober Festival!

Newport News, VA

October 13, 2019

Piscataway Park Indigenous Trees Guided Hike

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator.

Accokeek, MD

Monday, October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Tall Ship AJ Meerwald Visits Maritime Museum

AJ Meerwald, the official Tall Ship of New Jersey, will spend a week at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

St. Michaels, MD

October 14, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Tall Ship AJ Meerwald Visits Maritime Museum

AJ Meerwald, the official Tall Ship of New Jersey, will spend a week at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.

St. Michaels, MD

October 15, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

October 15, 2019

Worm Composting, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Learn how to turn you kitchen waste into a dark rich soil conditioner with the help of some red-wiggler worms.

Norfolk, VA

October 15, 2019

Wade in the Water: Underground Railroad Crossings along the Susquehanna

Join us for three lectures to better understand the Underground Railroad network that worked in the Susquehanna National Heritage Area of York & Lancaster Counties.

Columbia, PA

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration Planting

Help the National Aquarium restore valuable sand dunes in partnership with the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Virginia Beach, VA

October 16, 2019

Anniversary of John Brown’s Raid Walking Tours

Join former park ranger David Fox for two tours commemorating the 160th anniversary of John Brown’s Raid.

Harpers Ferry, WV

October 16, 2019

Susquehanna Heritage Guided Bicycle Trail Tour

Enjoy the sights of Lancaster County’s Northwest River Trail on a 2-hour bike tour in the company of a local guide from Susquehanna Heritage.

Columbia, PA

Thursday, October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Steamtown Archbald Excursion

“All Aboard” the Archbald Flyer! Enjoy the cooler weather and fall foliage while riding this special steam-powered weekday passenger excursion.

Scranton, PA

October 17, 2019

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration Planting

Help the National Aquarium restore valuable sand dunes in partnership with the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Virginia Beach, VA

October 17, 2019

Leight Park Kayak Cruising on the Leight Park Creek

Nudge around the endless nooks and crannies of Otter Point Creek and the upper Bush River with an adults only group.

Abingdon, MD

October 17, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

Friday, October 18, 2019

October 18, 2019

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration Planting

Help the National Aquarium restore valuable sand dunes in partnership with the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Virginia Beach, VA

October 18, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

October 18, 2019

National Colonial Farm Twilight Tours

There's something spooky happening on the National Colonial Farm this October!

Accokeek, MD

Saturday, October 19, 2019

October 19, 2019

Virginia Beach Dune Restoration Planting

Help the National Aquarium restore valuable sand dunes in partnership with the Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Virginia Beach, VA

October 19, 2019

Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Family Days

Enjoy fall activities with the whole family at Mount Vernon!

Mount Vernon, VA

October 19, 2019

Steamtown Delaware Water Gap Excursion

Join a scenic Fall Foliage excursion across the Pocono Mountains and experience small town hospitality, including restaurants, shops and historic displays.

Scranton, PA

October 19, 2019

Jug Bay Women on the Water

Tap into the serenity of our wetlands with a leisurely canoe trip on the Patuxent River.

Lothian, MD

October 19, 2019

International Coastal Cleanup at Masonville Cove

Join the Aquarium's Conservation team to remove harmful marine debris from the shoreline at the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center.

Baltimore, MD

October 19, 2019

Shenandoah Stories in Stone Hike

Learn how ancient volcanic activity shaped Shenandoah and still affects life here.

Marksville, VA

October 19, 2019

Wolf Trap Fall Foliage Hike

Join a Ranger this Fall for a guided hike on the Wolf Trap Trail, and see the woods of Wolf Trap like you've never seen them before!

Vienna, VA

October 19, 2019

C&O Canal Four Locks Stroll and Pedal

2 separate programs will be taking place, a walking tour at 10 am and bike tour at 1 pm. You are welcome to attend both.

Williamsport, MD

October 19, 2019

Eastern Neck Island Waterfowl and Fall Foliage Paddle

Witness the fall migration of waterfowl and the beautiful changing leaf colors in the pristine salt marshes and tidal creeks of Eastern Neck Island Wildlife Refuge.

Lower Chester River, MD

October 19, 2019

Howard County Conservancy Fall Migratory Birding

Join Naturalist Woody Merkle and members of the Howard County Bird Club for an introduction to seasonal bird visitors.

Elkridge, MD

October 19, 2019

Hike Through History… Signal Knob Interpretive Hike

Join a National Park Service Ranger at the top of Signal Knob to see the expansive Shenandoah Valley landscape and learn about its role in the Battle of Cedar Creek.

Middleton, VA

October 19, 2019

Tails on Trails at Piscataway Park

Celebrate Halloween with your furry friend in Piscataway Park!

Accokeek, MD

October 19, 2019

Georgetown Walking Tours

Join a park ranger for an hour long walk along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Georgetown.

Washington, DC

October 19, 2019

Catoctin Mountain Park Fall Nature Walks

Join a ranger on 1-hour walks to discover the changing colors of autumn. Discuss why leaves change colors, what a tree does during winter, and more!

Thurmont, MD

October 19, 2019

US Oyster Festival

Enjoy sampling a huge variety of oysters, watch the National Oyster Shucking Contest and the oyster cookoff.

Leonardtown, MD

October 19, 2019

Western Maryland RR Fall Foliage Train Ride

This classic journey lasts three hours and travels from Cumberland to Frostburg where you will have the opportunity to watch the train turn around on the turntable and explore the…

Cumberland, MD

October 19, 2019

Seneca Creek: Apple Cider Making

Bring a bag of apples to try your hand at an old fashioned apple press and make real apple cider.

Gaithersburg, MD

October 19, 2019

Haunted Ship and Lost City @ Historic St. Mary’s City

Meet some lost sailors, go trick-or-treating, play games, and enjoy a story. This Halloween event will delight you!

St. Mary's City, MD

October 19, 2019

Huntley Meadows Twilight Boardwalk Stroll

Join a park naturalist for a guided walk along the forested paths to the wetland and experience Huntley Meadows Park as it transitions from day into night.

Alexandria, VA

October 19, 2019

Halloween Hike and Campfire, Leight Park

Spend a spooky evening at the park hiking through the woods to discover the creatures of Halloween.

Abingdon, MD
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