Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, April 21, 2019

April 21, 2019

Birdwalk: Eagles & Earth Day at Sotterley Plantation

Historic Sotterley and Southern Maryland Audubon invite you to attend a bird-filled exploration of this scenic National Historic Landmark on the Patuxent River.

Hollywood, MD

April 21, 2019

Ikebana International, US National Arboretum

Enjoy spring flowers with a Japanese twist! Washington, DC

Washington, DC

April 21, 2019

Riverbend Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms

Take a scavenger hunt wagon ride through the meadow at Riverbend Park in Great Falls.

Great Falls, VA

April 21, 2019

Monuments of Antietam Hike

Join a ranger for this battlefield hike that will focus on the stories behind the monuments on the battlefield. Meet the ranger at the visitor center, 1 PM for this…

Sharpsburg, MD

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

Seneca Creek SP Spring Scavenger Hunt

Join a park ranger to celebrate the Spring Equinox and search for different natural elements and signs of spring time.

Gaithersburg, MD

April 21, 2019

MPT: Chesapeake Bay by Air

Maryland Public Television's Chesapeake Bay by Air captures the unparalleled wild beauty, rich history and natural serenity of the bay from 2,000 feet.

, MD

Monday, April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019

Earth Day at Bear Creek Lake

Learn about invasives, pollinators, and recycling.

Cumberland, VA

April 22, 2019

Loudoun Heights Hike

Join park rangers for an 8-mile round-trip hike to Split Rock at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Harpers Ferry, WV

April 22, 2019

Ikebana International, US National Arboretum

Enjoy spring flowers with a Japanese twist! Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

National Arboretum Spring Azalea Tours

Stroll along wooded hillside trails amid a brilliant spring display of blooming azaleas while learning about the origins and culture of these popular shrubs.

Washington, DC

April 24, 2019

First Landing Wilderness Survival School

Develop basic skills for exploring the outdoors like making a rope out of natural materials, how to start a fire without matches, how to use a compass, and more

Virginia Beach, VA

Thursday, April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

National Arboretum Spring Azalea Tours

Stroll along wooded hillside trails amid a brilliant spring display of blooming azaleas while learning about the origins and culture of these popular shrubs.

Washington, DC

April 25, 2019

Kayak Cruising on the Creek

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

Abingdon, MD

April 25, 2019

Ferry Farm Grandparent/Grandchild Archaeology Camp

This one-day camp is an excellent opportunity for grandchildren and grandparents to learn together at George Washington’s boyhood home.

Fredericksburg, VA

April 25, 2019

Claude Moore Reopening Open House

The Park Service will launch a public planning effort and invite the community to share their vision to re-open Claude Moore Colonial Farm.

Arlington, VA

Friday, April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival

See the world's best wildfowl art, attend seminars, shop for fine art photography, jewelry, sporting goods or carving and more! Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, MD

April 26, 2019

Adkins Arboretum Spring Open House & Native Plant Sale

Shop the region's largest selection of native landscape-quality trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, ferns, and vines at Adkins Arboretum.

Ridgely, MD

April 26, 2019

Fort Frederick 18th Century Market Fair

The Market Fair features the best artisans, craftspeople, and sutlers together with an 18th century encampment.

Big Pool, MD

April 26, 2019

National Aquarium Baltimore City Nature Challenge

Join the National Aquarium in Baltimore documenting all the plants and animals you see from April 26 – April 29.

Baltimore, MD

April 26, 2019

National Arboretum Spring Azalea Tours

Stroll along wooded hillside trails amid a brilliant spring display of blooming azaleas while learning about the origins and culture of these popular shrubs.

Washington, DC

Saturday, April 27, 2019

April 27, 2019

Friends of the National Arboretum Garden Fair & Plant Sale

The annual Garden Fair & Plant Sale features new, rare, and hard-to-find plants, garden supply vendors, books, children’s activities, refreshments, entertainment, and more.

Washington, DC

April 27, 2019

Adkins Arboretum Spring Open House & Native Plant Sale

Shop the region's largest selection of native landscape-quality trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, ferns, and vines at Adkins Arboretum.

Ridgely, MD

April 27, 2019

Pride of Baltimore Free Deck Tours

While you're enjoying the Fells Point Maritime Heritage Festival, take a tour of the Pride of Baltimore II!

Baltimore, MD

April 27, 2019

National Aquarium Baltimore City Nature Challenge

Join the National Aquarium in Baltimore documenting all the plants and animals you see from April 26 – April 29.

Baltimore, MD

April 27, 2019

Fort Frederick 18th Century Market Fair

The Market Fair features the best artisans, craftspeople, and sutlers together with an 18th century encampment.

Big Pool, MD

April 27, 2019

Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival

See the world's best wildfowl art, attend seminars, shop for fine art photography, jewelry, sporting goods or carving and more! Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, MD

April 27, 2019

Patterson Park Guided Birding Walk

Audubon experts will lead you in search of avian friends in Baltimore's Patterson Park.

Baltimore, MD

April 27, 2019

Earth Day Bird Walk, Howard County Conservancy

Join Anthony VanSchoor and other Howard County Bird Club experts to listen for – and spot – as many as 50 different bird species!

Woodstock, MD

April 27, 2019

Carlyle House Garden Day Craft Sale

Tour Carlyle House and purchase a variety of hand-made crafts from local vendors and bake sale.

Alexandria, VA

April 27, 2019

Upper Bay River Sweep

Make a difference this Earth Day cleaning up the shoreline of the Upper Bay, Susquehanna and North East Rivers, and their tributaries.

, MD

April 27, 2019

Gambrill State Park Fishing Rodeo

Anglers 15 and under are invited to fish at the Rock Run area of Gambrill State Park’s fishing pond.

Frederick, MD

April 27, 2019

Sotterley Plantation Plant Sale

Historic Sotterley Plantation is hosting a plant sale & free plant exchange, sponsored by the Sotterley Garden Guild.

Hollywood, MD

April 27, 2019

Mt. Harmon Earth Day 5K Cross Country Run/Walk

Enjoy the Earth Day 5K Run/Walk, refreshments, prizes & awards, Manor House tours, hearth Cooking, and Earth Day exhibitors.

Earleville, MD

April 27, 2019

MPT: Secrets of the Chesapeake

Maryland Public Television reveals the most unusual places to explore and things to do for the weekender.

, MD

April 27, 2019

Paradise Creek Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day in Portsmouth with a tree give-away, bounce house and games, arts & crafts, food and more!

Portsmouth, VA

April 27, 2019

Chicone Village Day

In honor of the Native People of Delmarva you are invited to Chicone Village Day at Handsell on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Vienna, MD

April 27, 2019

Celebrate the Mariners' Museum Park

Come celebrate The Mariners’ Museum Park and the Noland Trail with family games, interactive environmental displays and demonstrations, make-and-take crafts, and much more.

Newport News, VA

April 27, 2019

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival & Highland Gathering

The oldest Celtic celebration in Maryland will be held at Jefferson Patterson Park.

St. Leonard, MD

April 27, 2019

Mount Vernon Historic Plant and Garden Sale

Mount Vernon’s annual outdoor garden sale offers a wide array of garden-themed merchandise including tools, gifts, and decorations.

Mount Vernon, VA

April 27, 2019

Leakin Park BioBlitz

Join the National Aquarium in for this official City Nature Challenge BioBlitz event to discover and explore wildlife within Leakin Park, Baltimore.

Gwynn Oak, MD

April 27, 2019

BioBlitzing North Point State Park

Join park staff to explore the sky, land and sea to observe and take pictures of birds, trees, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, insects, fungi, and more!

Edgemere, MD

April 27, 2019

Pride of Baltimore Maritime Heritage Sail

Come aboard America's most authentic Baltimore Clipper replica for a two-hour sail.

Baltimore, MD

April 27, 2019

Stars Over The Susquehanna

Join Susquehanna Heritage at both of their locations as we celebrate the National Park Monthly theme and Find Your Park After Dark.

Wrightsville, PA

April 27, 2019

Huntley Meadows Boardwalk Astronomy

Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.

Alexandria, VA
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