Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, May 19, 2019

May 19, 2019

Birding by Boat, Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Enjoy a leisurely 3-hour cruise, osprey looking, and osprey talk with Judy Wink, Executive Director at CBEC.

Grasonville, MD

May 19, 2019

Drewry's Bluff Anniversary Event, Richmond Battlefield

Enjoy a weekend full of Civil War history at Richmond National Battlefield, with tours, artillery demonstrations, and special children's activities.

Richmond, VA

May 19, 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

May 19, 2019

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

May 19, 2019

Maryland Iron Festival

Enjoy blacksmithing and casting demonstrations, kids' activities, historic foods and more at this Thurmont event.

Thurmont, MD

May 19, 2019

Riverbend Wagon Ride to the Potomac

Enjoy riding through the woods and along the Potomac River, while finding out about the park's wildlife and the American Indians who once lived here.

Great Falls, VA

May 19, 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

May 19, 2019

Meet the Mules in Georgetown

Meet the hardworking mules of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and learn about their role in canal history.

Washington, DC

May 19, 2019

Mount Harmon Guided Native Tree Walk

Enjoy this chance to go on a guided Native Tree Walk with Mount Harmon Tour Coordinator and Native Plant Specialist Joanne Healey.

Earleville, MD

Monday, May 20, 2019

May 20, 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

May 20, 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

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May 21, 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

May 21, 2019

Smithsonian Environmental Center Lecture: Sea Level Rise

A talk about water level data from around the U.S. and decipher important patterns that directly impact coastal communities.

Edgewater, DE

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May 22, 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

May 22, 2019

Pickering Creek Audubon Herb Garden Tour and Tea

Tour the herb garden at Pickering Creek with Chesapeake Bay Herb Society members.

Easton, MD

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 23, 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

May 23, 2019

Leight Park Kayak Cruising on the Creek

Nudge around the endless nooks and crannies of Otter Point Creek and upper Bush River in Abingdon, Maryland.

Abingdon, MD

Friday, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

Codorus Cup - 24-hr Birding Tournament

How many species of birds can you identify in 24 hours at Codorus State Park? The team that finds the most between 7pm Friday and 7pm Saturday wins the Codorus Cup!

Hanover, PA

May 24, 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

May 24, 2019

Trap Pond Evening Pontoon Boat Tour

Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on a leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond in Laurel, Delaware.

Laurel, DE

May 24, 2019

Paradise Creek Clear-Bottom Kayak Paddle

Join the non-profit Elizabeth River Project for a guided sunset paddle through the largest restored wetland in Virginia open to the public.

Portsmouth, VA

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May 25, 2019

Codorus Cup - 24-hr Birding Tournament

How many species of birds can you identify in 24 hours at Codorus State Park? The team that finds the most between 7pm Friday and 7pm Saturday wins the Codorus Cup!

Hanover, PA

May 25, 2019

Paradise Creek Early Bird Kayak Paddle

Enjoy a guided tour park ornithologist in residence, learn about the wildlife that calls Paradise Creek home, and how nature and industry can coexist in harmony.

Portsmouth, VA

May 25, 2019

The W&OD Spring Bike Ride

Bring your bike and join us as we explore history and nature along a six mile section of the W&OD trail by Vienna, VA.

Vienna, VA

May 25, 2019

Adkins Arboretum Herpetology Walk

Turn over logs and leaves with DNR Wildlife Ecologist Scott Smith to discover the lizards, frogs, and more beneath.

Ridgely, MD

May 25, 2019

Delaplane Strawberry Festival

Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun and festive day in the Virginia countryside.

Delaplane, VA

May 25, 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

May 25, 2019

Patapsco Valley Salamander Quest

Join a naturalist as we go on a quest to find salamanders in Patapsco Valley State Park.

Catonsville, MD

May 25, 2019

Tuckahoe Open Rock Wall & Zip Line

Take part in Tuckahoe State Park's Open Rock Wall & Zip Line sessions.

Queen Anne, MD

May 25, 2019

Bicycling through History: The Calverts and the Anacostia River

This casual guided bike tour begins with a quick look at the Riversdale mansion, then stops at significant historic markers and Anacostia river vistas

Riversdale, MD

May 25, 2019

Indian Steps Raptor Show

Join Mark Kocher of New York Wildcare Raptor Rehab for an upclose look at live birds of prey.

Airville, PA

May 25, 2019

Spring Kayak Scavenger Hunt, Leight Park

Glide through the late spring afternoon while searching for animals, plants, and landmarks at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center.

Abingdon, MD

May 25, 2019

Martinak's Watts Creek Paddle

Join park staff for a guided canoe/kayak trip on Watts Creek.

Denton, MD

May 25, 2019

Luminaria at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery

The National Park Service's luminaria honors soldiers who have died in the service of this country, with 15,300 candles in the cemetery and "taps" every half hour.

Fredericksburg, VA
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