Events

This Week's Events

Sunday, August 4, 2019

August 4, 2019

Kenilworth Gardens Bird Walk

Join a ranger for a birding excursion to view and learn about the various types of birds that populate Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens,

Washington, DC

August 4, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 4, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 4, 2019

National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse

Head to Piney Point for a fun and FREE Open House Weekend in recognition of National Lighthouse Day.

Piney Point, MD

August 4, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

Monday, August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

Birding Bonanza at Patapsco Valley SP

Calling birders of all ages & experiences to accompany a naturalist on a beginner level birding expedition at Patapsco Valley State Park.

Catonsville, MD

August 5, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

August 5, 2019

Appalachian Trail Hike, Shenandoah National Park

Take a short journey on the most famous long-distance hiking trail in the world.

Stanley, VA

August 5, 2019

Explore Powhatan Creek

Kayak Powhatan Creek with James River Association and learn about the James River and its natural and historic resources.

Williamsburg, VA

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

August 6, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 6, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

August 7, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 7, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Mount Marshall Hike

Hike 1.5 miles south along the historic Appalachian Trail to a spectacular Shenandoah Valley view.

, VA

August 7, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

August 7, 2019

Explore Richmond's Riverfront by Canoe

Join the James River Association for a guided tour of Richmond’s riverfront by canoe.

Richmond, VA

August 7, 2019

Canoe Birding Trip at Days Cove

Explore the scenic Days Cove with the Baltimore Bird Club by canoe and experience the marshlands as they come alive with wildlife activity in the dusk.

White Marsh, MD

Thursday, August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 8, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 8, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

August 8, 2019

75th Birthday Bash for Smokey Bear at Pine Grove Furnace

In recognition of his historic and continued impact on forest fire prevention, please join DCNR staff, and other state officials in wishing Smokey Bear a happy 75th birthday.

Gardeners, PA

Friday, August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Night Sky Festival

Celebrate the valuable resource of dark skies through guest presentations by astronomy experts, NPS Ranger Programs, and viewing the captivating night skies Shenandoah National Park protects.

, VA

August 9, 2019

American Indian Museum Ladybug Release

Children and adults are invited to the release of ladybugs into the museum’s field of corn, squash and beans.

Washington, DC

August 9, 2019

Henricus Forge Ahead Fridays

Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.

Chester, MD

August 9, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 9, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

August 9, 2019

24th Annual Gettysburg Music Muster

Free musical performances will reveal and express the feelings Americans held during the Civil War.

Gettysburg, PA

August 9, 2019

Gunpowder Falls Hemlock Ravines Hike

Join naturalists on a strenuous guided hike through the beautiful Masemore Hemlock Ravines along the Gunpowder South Trail in Hereford.

Parkton, MD

August 9, 2019

Explore Hopewell’s Riverfront by Canoe

Join the James River Association for a guided tour of Hopewell’s riverfront by canoe.

Hopewell, VA

August 9, 2019

Happy Birthday Smokey Bear Campfire at Cunningham Falls

Celebrate the occasion of Smokey's 75th Birthday with s'mores and selfies!

Thurmont, MD

Saturday, August 10, 2019

August 10, 2019

Shenandoah National Park Night Sky Festival

Celebrate the valuable resource of dark skies through guest presentations by astronomy experts, NPS Ranger Programs, and viewing the captivating night skies Shenandoah National Park protects.

, VA

August 10, 2019

CBMM Stand-up Paddle Workshop

Members of the public are invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Shipyard Education Program for a workshop on stand-up paddle construction.

St. Michaels, MD

August 10, 2019

Monticello Summer Fruit Tasting

Garden staff will entertain participants with the fruits of summer: early apples, peaches, figs, grapes, melons, pears and others.

Charlottesville, VA

August 10, 2019

Celtic Weekend at London Town

Celebrate Celtic heritage all weekend at London Town and Gardens.

Edgewater, MD

August 10, 2019

Shenandoah NP Mount Marshall Hike

Hike along the historic Appalachian Trail to a spectacular Shenandoah Valley view.

, VA

August 10, 2019

Serendipity Hike, Howard County Conservancy

Bring your family and join an age-appropriate group with a naturalist for an hour-long walk across the meadows, or on woodland path.

Woodstock, MD

August 10, 2019

Living History at Fort McHenry

Join us every Wednesday through Sunday from June 26 – August 18, 2019 for living history at Fort McHenry!

Baltimore, MD

August 10, 2019

Mt. Harmon Lotus Blossom Art and Nature Festival

Enjoy an array of nature-inspired Fine Artisan & Craft Vendors, Authors & Naturalists, Nature & Craft Activities for Kids, Plantation Wagon Rides and more!

Earleville, MD

August 10, 2019

Stony Man Hike, Shenandoah NP

Stoney Man is a short, easy hike with some of the best views in Shenandoah National Park.

Marksville, VA

August 10, 2019

Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in 90 Minutes

Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & 3, 1863.

Gettysburg, PA

August 10, 2019

Prince William Forest Park Pyrite Mine Hike

Hiking along the Cabin Branch Mine trail, rangers will talk about one of the earliest commercial uses of the land, pyrite "Fools Gold".

Triangle, VA

August 10, 2019

Western Maryland Rail Trail Bike

Join park staff for a leisurely bike along the Western Maryland Rail Trail.

Hancock, MD

August 10, 2019

Fort McHenry Navy Tattoo Ceremony

The United States Navy Band, Drill Team, and Color Guard will perform military drills and music performances inside the historic Star Fort.

Baltimore, MD

August 10, 2019

Sunset Paddle at Days Cove

Explore the scenic Days Cove area of Gunpowder Falls State Park by canoe and experience the marshlands as they come alive with wildlife activity in the dusk.

White Marsh, MD
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