This Week's Events

Sunday, March 17, 2019

March 17, 2019

Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show

Many different types of art are on display like original paintings, prints, carvings of life-size and miniature birds of all kinds, decoys for display or hunting, antique decoys, exquisite bronze…

White Stone, VA

March 17, 2019

Virginia Living Museum Reptiles Bizarre and Beautiful

Experience a close encounter of the reptile kind at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News.

Newport News, VA

March 17, 2019

Riverbend and Great Falls 12 Miler

Come join the Sierra Club for a vigorous hike in Riverbend and Great Falls Parks with some lovely views and some climbing on a variety of trails including the Potomac…

Great Falls, VA

March 17, 2019

Maple Syrup Festival, Cunningham Falls

A mountain Maryland tradition sweetens two March weekends.

Thurmont, MD

March 17, 2019

Saints and Snakes, Pocahontas SP

Did St. Patrick really banish all the snakes from Ireland? Find out the truth behind this legend and many more snake myths in this fassscinating presentation.

Chesterfield, VA

March 17, 2019

Mount Bleak House Tours

Join a ranger or docent and hear the story of the many owners of this 1840's house and how they shaped the history of Sky Meadows.

Delaplane, VA

March 17, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Caledon SP

Learn about the Alexander Family and Caledon's connection to Ireland.

King George, VA

Monday, March 18, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

Oysters and Restoration, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

In this talk, SERC ecologist Matt Ogburn will give an update on the state of Chesapeake oysters and share insights from SERC’s ongoing oyster research.

Edgewater, MD

March 19, 2019

NSO at Mount Vernon

Listen to members of the National Symphony Orchestra play during a three-part series at Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon, VA

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

Designing Your Bird-Friendly Landscape, Pickering Creek

Get some helpful hints on how to design your planting beds for rich bird life at Pickering Creek Audubon on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Easton, MD

March 20, 2019

Basket Making Series, Jefferson Patterson Park

Every Wednesday in March, get hands-on instructions on making unique baskets from natural materials.

St. Leonard, MD

March 20, 2019

“Expedition Chesapeake” Film Premiere

This is the first giant screen film to feature the Chesapeake Bay and its 64,000 square mile watershed.

Harrisburg, PA

Thursday, March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

Hidden History of Pocahontas State Park

This hike will explore some of the old cemeteries/homesteads and find relics of the early years of the park.

Chesterfield, VA

March 21, 2019

The Broadcasting Business: Then & Now at BMI

Broadcasting professionals will discuss the public's relationship with information and digital technology at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

Baltimore, MD

March 21, 2019

Forests and Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors

Learn how human history, ecology and well-being are intimately intertwined with the lives of forests and trees at this Howard County Conservancy presentation.

Woodstock, MD

March 21, 2019

Seneca Creek: Moonlight Beaver Hike

Hike to the lake to see the moon rising over the water and maybe catch sight of beaver.

Gaithersburg, MD

Friday, March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

Norfolk Botantical Gardens Family Twilight Trek

Join us in the WOW Children’s Garden to dissect owl pellets, and then go on an evening walking tour to learn all about nature at night.

Norfolk, VA

Saturday, March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019

Spring Plant Medicine, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Learn about the magical plant offerings during this season that support health and well-being.

Norfolk, VA

March 23, 2019

Historic St. Mary's City Maryland Day Celebration

Celebrate Maryland’s 385th anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits.

St. Marys City, MD

March 23, 2019

Spring along the Appomattox River

Hike along the river with Dutch Gap Conservation Area guides for an adventurous three miles.

Petersburg, VA

March 23, 2019

Backyard Bassin' Fishing Clinic, York River State Park

Before you hit the water, learn and practice the skills needed to fish in fresh water.

Williamsburg, VA

March 23, 2019

Tarp Camping Clinic at Pocahontas State Park

This clinic is primarily geared toward people looking to switch to a tarp as their primary backpacking/camping shelter, or perhaps just learn a new skill.

Chesterfield, VA

March 23, 2019

Dog's Day on the River Hike, Chippokes

Celebrate National Puppy Day by bringing your four legged friend along on this 3 mile hike.

Surry, VA

March 23, 2019

National Park Service Cherry Blossom Festival Welcome Area

Begin your visit to the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the Tidal Basin Welcome Area which will offer information, food, souvenirs and more.

Washington, DC

March 23, 2019

Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning

join Annapolis Maritime Museum’s annual oyster roast and sock burning.

Annapolis, MD

March 23, 2019

Spring Fling Dance at Fort Washington

Celebrate spring on the right foot and join the Arlington House Victorian Dance Society for an afternoon of dance.

Fort Washington, MD

March 23, 2019

Seneca Creek: Beautiful Bluebirds

Enjoy a 3/4 hour presentation about Eastern Bluebirds, then hike to a nest box in the park.

Gaithersburg, MD

March 23, 2019

Archaeology of Patapsco Valley State Park

Explore the rich archaeological resources that have been identified throughout the Park over the past 112 years!

Owings Mills, MD

March 23, 2019

Spring Peepers Night Hike at North Point State Park

Join park staff for a night in the woods, exploring the sounds of our early spring frogs and toads - including the Spring Peeper!

Edgemere, MD