Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, December 30, 2018

December 30, 2018

Montpelier Kids Free Days

All kids ages 14 and under get free admission for any Montpelier House tour from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.

Montpelier Station, VA

December 30, 2018

Christmastide in Virginia

Enjoy a glimpse of 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

Yorktown, VA

December 30, 2018

Natural Bridge Festival of Trees

Get into the holiday spirit by placing donated items under your favorite tree decorated by local areas businesses and organizations.

Natural Bridge, VA

December 30, 2018

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

December 30, 2018

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

Monday, December 31, 2018

December 31, 2018

Montpelier Kids Free Days

All kids ages 14 and under get free admission for any Montpelier House tour from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.

Montpelier Station, VA

December 31, 2018

Christmastide in Virginia

Enjoy a glimpse of 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

Yorktown, VA

December 31, 2018

Natural Bridge Festival of Trees

Get into the holiday spirit by placing donated items under your favorite tree decorated by local areas businesses and organizations.

Natural Bridge, VA

December 31, 2018

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

December 31, 2018

Rocky Gap Guided Evening Paddle

Close out your week with a guided sunset paddle on Lake Habeeb with a naturalist.

Flintstone, MD

December 31, 2018

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, January 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

Montpelier Kids Free Days

All kids ages 14 and under get free admission for any Montpelier House tour from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.

Montpelier Station, VA

January 1, 2019

Cunningham Falls State Park: Cat Rock Guided Hike

Start the New Year with some strenuous activity!

Thurmont, MD

January 1, 2019

First Day Hike - Sunrise at Sky Meadows

Celebrate the new year by enjoying sunrise at Sky Meadows, a hike and stories about the history of the park's earliest residents.

Delaplane, VA

January 1, 2019

Bear Creek Lake First Day Hikes

Choose from two guided hikes and enjoy some snacks and warm refreshments.

Cumberland, VA

January 1, 2019

Gunpowder Falls State Park: First Day Hike at Sweet Air

Enjoy a hike to a scenic overlook of the Little Gunpowder Falls.

Baldwin, MD

January 1, 2019

Jug Bay First Day Guided Hike

Join a Jug Bay Wetland volunteer Master Naturalists on a vigorous exploration of the Sanctuary's extensive trail system.

Lothian, MD

January 1, 2019

Natural Bridge Festival of Trees

Get into the holiday spirit by placing donated items under your favorite tree decorated by local areas businesses and organizations.

Natural Bridge, VA

January 1, 2019

Cascade Falls First Day Hike - Patapsco Valley State Park

Join the Maryland Conservation Corps as they lead you on a 2-mile, moderately difficult hike.

Halethorpe, MD

January 1, 2019

Potomac Overlook New Year's Resolution Hike

Come on over and usher in 2019 as we hike the trails and enjoy all the New Year has to offer!

Arlington, VA

January 1, 2019

C&O Canal Towpath New Year's Day Hike

Gather in Georgetown on January 1 to kick off a new year by hiking the C&O Canal with the Sierra Club.

Georgetown, DC

January 1, 2019

Chippokes Plantation First Day Hike Activities

Choose from two great hikes or tour the nice warm mansion.

Surry, VA

January 1, 2019

First Day Hike - Sandy Point State Park

Enjoy a walk in the park and some hot drinks after.

Annapolis, MD

January 1, 2019

First Day Hikes at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park

Team Tubman is offering two First Day Hikes for 2019!

Church Creek, MD

January 1, 2019

Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary: Pups in the Park First Day Hike

Join park staff for a 3.5 mile hike on Poplar Springs Trail to kick off your New Year right with your four legged friend!

Upper Marlboro, MD

January 1, 2019

Calvert Cliffs State Park: New Year’s Fossil Hike

Learn about the geologic history of the park, and with the assistance of park staff, look for fossilized shark teeth once at the beach.

Lusby, MD

January 1, 2019

Greenwell State Park: First Day Hike

Join a ranger to hike the Orange trail, exploring all that Greenwell State Park has to offer including forest, beach, wetlands, and fields.

Hollywood, MD

January 1, 2019

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

January 1, 2019

Cowans Gap First Day Hike

Ring in 2019 with a hike around the lake or up to the overlook for a wintry view of the park and surrounding mountains. Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania.

Fort Loudon, PA

January 1, 2019

Cedarville State Forest: A Winter Hike in the Forest

Join the Friends of Cedarville State Forest for a steady winter hike on the Orange Trail followed by hot cocoa.

Brandywine, MD

January 1, 2019

Soldiers Delight First Day Stroll

Join a naturalist for a one mile hike along the Choate Mine Trail at Soldiers Delight State Park, Owings Mills.

Owings Mills, MD

January 1, 2019

Patapsco Valley State Park - Old Mainline Trail Hike

Join Volunteer Ranger Max Buffington to discover historic artifacts hidden in plain sight.

Ellicott City, MD

January 1, 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, January 2, 2019

January 2, 2019

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

Thursday, January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

Friday, January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019

Riverbend / Great Falls Hike

Enjoy hiking through history and nature along the Potomac Heritage and various other trails in Riverbend and Great Falls Parks with the Sierra Club.

Great Falls, VA

January 4, 2019

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

Saturday, January 5, 2019

January 5, 2019

Lake Anna Christmas Bird Count

Join the rangers to identify calls and even snap a few photos of the wide variety of birds that take refuge on the shores and waterways of Lake Anna.

Spotsylvania, VA

January 5, 2019

Eastern Neck NWR Bird Count

Join the Kent County Bird Club for a birding field trip on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Rock Hall, MD

January 5, 2019

How to Read a Nautical Chart, Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

How to Read a Nautical Chart is a four hour course that will help you unravel the mystery of charts.

Havre de Grace, DE

January 5, 2019

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Holiday Exhibit

View a Lighthouse Digest cover exhibit, Flying Santa exhibit, a number of exhibits on children’s holiday stories and more.

Piney Point, MD

January 5, 2019

Leight Center Winter Sunshine Hike

Hike the beautiful trails of Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon, Maryland and soak up lots of vitamin D!

Abingdon, MD

January 5, 2019

Visit SERC's Pepper the Robot

Pepper can dance, play games, pose for photos and tell stories. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD

Edgewater, MD

January 5, 2019

Exploring the Night Sky at Potomac Overlook

Take an interactive tour of the night sky from moons and planets of our local solar system to far away galaxies and star-forming regions.

Arlington, VA
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