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Springfest

May 02, 2019

Location: the Ocean City boardwalk

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Springfest»
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

May 04, 2019

Location: Howard County Fairgrounds

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival»
Strawberry Fest in Williamsport

May 04, 2019

Location:

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Strawberry Fest in Williamsport»
Annual Steam Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland

May 04, 2019

Location: Fire Museum of Maryland

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Annual Steam Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland»
May First Saturday – Mayfest

May 04, 2019

Location: downtown

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May First Saturday – Mayfest»
Nature Fest

May 04, 2019

Location: Catoctin Creek Park

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Nature Fest»
Kinetic Sculpture Race

May 04, 2019

Location: American Visionary Art Museum

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Kinetic Sculpture Race»
Raptor Festival

May 04, 2019

Location: Meadowside Nature Center

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Raptor Festival»
Shepherdstown DogFest

May 05, 2019

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Shepherdstown DogFest»
Of Stage And Screen 43rd Annual Spring Concert

May 05, 2019

Location: Peggy and Yale Gordon Center For Performing Arts

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Of Stage And Screen 43rd Annual Spring Concert»
National Children’s Chorus Auditions

May 06, 2019

Location: National City Christian Church

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National Children’s Chorus Auditions»
Frederick Keys Maryland Pride Night

May 10, 2019

Location: Harry Grove Stadium

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Frederick Keys Maryland Pride Night»
Manassas Viking Festival

May 11, 2019

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Manassas Viking Festival»
Frederick Keys Mother’s Day Brunch

May 12, 2019

Location: Harry Grove Stadium

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Frederick Keys Mother’s Day Brunch»
Colors

May 18, 2019

Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Colors»
Smithsonian Sleepovers

May 18, 2019

Location: various Smithsonian museums

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Smithsonian Sleepovers»
Kids to Parks Day

May 18, 2019

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Kids to Parks Day»
KidsFest at Manassas Museum

May 18, 2019

Location: Manassas Museum

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KidsFest at Manassas Museum»
KidzFest

May 18, 2019

Location: Loudoun Street Mall

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KidzFest»
Frederick Keys Kids Eat Free Monday

May 20, 2019

Location: Harry Grove Stadium

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Frederick Keys Kids Eat Free Monday»
Smithsonian Sleepovers

May 24, 2019

Location: various Smithsonian museums

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Smithsonian Sleepovers»
Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival

May 24, 2019

Location: Downtown Chestertown

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Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival»
The FantasyWood Festival

May 25, 2019

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The FantasyWood Festival»
Youth Festival—30th Anniversary!

May 26, 2019

Location: Renfrew Institute for Cultural & Environmental Studies

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Youth Festival—30th Anniversary!»
Purcellville Music & Arts Festival

May 27, 2019

Location: Fireman's Field

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Purcellville Music & Arts Festival»

Events for this Month:

  • Springfest

    May 02, 2019

    Location: the Ocean City boardwalk

    ADMISSION TO SPRINGFEST IS FREE! Each year, Springfest brings amazing headliners to the stage – buy your tickets at the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.   Springfest celebrates arrival of spring and the upcoming summer season. Join us under the four huge big-top tents located in the Inlet Lot at … Continue reading "Springfest"

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  • Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

    May 04, 2019

    Location: Howard County Fairgrounds

    Welcome to the 2019 Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, our celebration of sheep and wool and the many related activities that they inspire and enable! While we may view 46 years as a long run, the Festival reflects traditions reaching back to the domestication of sheep some 10,000 years ago. Over thousands of years of … Continue reading "Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival"

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  • Strawberry Fest in Williamsport

    May 04, 2019

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    Outdoor event featuring craft vendors, live musical entertainment, kids activities, and a wide variety of strawberry desserts. Fresh strawberries are also available for purchase – quantities are limited.

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  • Annual Steam Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland

    May 04, 2019

    Location: Fire Museum of Maryland

    See our restored 1899 steam fire engine in action! Come and enjoy wagon rides in our 1898 Combination Wagon, games for the children, learn about early firefighting, and pump a hand engine. NEW this year, FREE ADMISSION to the museum courtesy of the Citizens of Baltimore County.

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  • May First Saturday – Mayfest

    May 04, 2019

    Location: downtown

    First Saturday means all day activities, late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way! During May First Saturday, celebrate the arrival of spring with downtown’s Mayfest celebration.   Whether you’ve lived here for years, or you’re a first time visitor, First Saturdays are a great time … Continue reading "May First Saturday – Mayfest"

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  • Nature Fest

    May 04, 2019

    Location: Catoctin Creek Park

    Join us at the park for a wide variety of family friendly activities including; live animal presentations, local environmental exhibitors, a silent auction, kids crafts, campfire activities, and more!

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  • Kinetic Sculpture Race

    May 04, 2019

    Location: American Visionary Art Museum

    Plan to be in Baltimore for the 21st annual East Coast Championship Kinetic Sculpture Race on Saturday May 4, 2019!   Kinetic Sculptures are amphibious, human powered works of art custom built for the race. Each May, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) hosts the East Coast Kinetic Sculpture Race Championship on the shore of … Continue reading "Kinetic Sculpture Race"

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  • Raptor Festival

    May 04, 2019

    Location: Meadowside Nature Center

    Experience the thrill of seeing raptors – real owls, hawks, eagles and other predators – up close and face to face! Explore the world of these beautiful birds through all kinds of games and crafts, flight demonstrations and presentations from local experts.   Our mascot Otus the Owl will be there to greet you, too! … Continue reading "Raptor Festival"

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  • Shepherdstown DogFest

    May 05, 2019

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    Shepherdstown welcomes hundreds of dogs and thousands of their friends to the region’s largest gathering of breed-specific and all breed rescues and shelters, working dogs, service and assistance dogs, trainers, vets, adoptable dogs, vendors of artisanal products, and a uniquely Shepherdstown-style dog show. All activities are free, and everyone is welcome. DogFest will be held … Continue reading "Shepherdstown DogFest"

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  • Of Stage And Screen 43rd Annual Spring Concert

    May 05, 2019

    Location: Peggy and Yale Gordon Center For Performing Arts

    The Children’s Chorus of Maryland presents “Of Stage and Screen” on May 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the Gordon Center in Owings Mills. Our three choruses, made up of singers ages 7-17, will present timeless favorites from the land of Opera, the Broadway stage and film. Please join us for selections from Magic Flute, … Continue reading "Of Stage And Screen 43rd Annual Spring Concert"

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  • National Children’s Chorus Auditions

    May 06, 2019

    Location: National City Christian Church

    Candidates for the Junior Division will be described by the following characteristics: Between the ages of 5 and 12 No choral/musical experience to some choral/musical experience The audition will consist of the following elements: Scales (to evaluate the tone quality of the voice) Rhythmic exercises (to evaluate rhythmic precision) Pitch matching (to evaluate intonation) Question … Continue reading "National Children’s Chorus Auditions"

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  • Frederick Keys Maryland Pride Night

    May 10, 2019

    Location: Harry Grove Stadium

    Frederick Keys vs Fayetteville Woodpeckers   Game Highlights (2): Maryland Pride Night   Game Highlight: Fireworks Presented By Nymeo   Promotion: 2019 Visit Frederick Carolina League All Star Classic T-Shirt Giveaway Presented By Nymeo | First 1,000 fans

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  • Manassas Viking Festival

    May 11, 2019

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    We encourage you to dress up as a Viking and step back in time and enjoy this fun family friendly event and learn about Scandinavian history and the Vikings. Multiple Viking reenactment groups will set up a Viking village on the Manassas Museum lawn and demonstrate daily life during the Viking era including battles and … Continue reading "Manassas Viking Festival"

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  • Frederick Keys Mother’s Day Brunch

    May 12, 2019

    Location: Harry Grove Stadium

    Frederick Keys vs Fayetteville Woodpeckers   Game Highlights (3): Halfway to Halloween w/ Post-Game Candy Drop Presented By Advanced Helicopter Concepts   Game Highlight: Mother’s Day Brunch Celebrate Mother’s Day at Nymeo Field and let mom know why she is so special with a special brunch menu in the Mattress Warehouse Club. Call 301-815-9900 for … Continue reading "Frederick Keys Mother’s Day Brunch"

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  • Colors

    May 18, 2019

    Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

    “Some days are yellow. Some are blue. On different days, I’m different too” (Dr. Seuss).   Enter a world where colors become a place of relationships and emotions. Italy’s Compagnia Tpo and Teatro Metastasio explore children’s perceptive, emotional, and creative relationships to colors with a physical dance piece. Dancers maneuver a set brought to life … Continue reading "Colors"

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  • Smithsonian Sleepovers

    May 18, 2019

    Location: various Smithsonian museums

    Overnight Adventures Await Children at Four Smithsonian Museums   Smithsonian Associates presents real Night at the Museum experiences for children in the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History, the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., and the National Portrait Gallery. Sleepovers will be held … Continue reading "Smithsonian Sleepovers"

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  • Kids to Parks Day

    May 18, 2019

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    Launched in 2011, Kids to Parks Day is a nationwide celebration of the great outdoors organized by NPT and is designed to connect kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands. By discovering and exploring our public lands, kids across the country can learn about park stewardship, outdoor recreation, STEM … Continue reading "Kids to Parks Day"

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  • KidsFest at Manassas Museum

    May 18, 2019

    Location: Manassas Museum

    This event is truly the place to find what’s best for you and your child. Each year we bring together the best exhibitors from the DMV area to provide you with the latest information, products and services. This careful blend of local businesses, regional and corporate exhibits coupled with interactive activities and entertainment, ensures that … Continue reading "KidsFest at Manassas Museum"

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  • KidzFest

    May 18, 2019

    Location: Loudoun Street Mall

    Old Town Winchester’s popular KidzFest, presented by Valley Pediatric Dentistry, returns Saturday, May 18th. This free, family-friendly event features over 50 interactive exhibits highlighting education, art, music, sports and more. It will be held on the Loudoun Street Mall from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   KidzFest activities and exhibits will take place primarily on … Continue reading "KidzFest"

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  • Frederick Keys Kids Eat Free Monday

    May 20, 2019

    Location: Harry Grove Stadium

    Frederick Keys vs Myrtle Beach Pelicans   Game Highlights (2): Kids Eat Free Monday All kids 12 & under receive a voucher for a FREE hot dog, chips, and kids drink upon entering the gates. | Presented By Key 103 & Buffalo Wild Wings   Game Highlight: National Be A Millionaire Day

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  • Smithsonian Sleepovers

    May 24, 2019

    Location: various Smithsonian museums

    Overnight Adventures Await Children at Four Smithsonian Museums   Smithsonian Associates presents real Night at the Museum experiences for children in the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History, the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., and the National Portrait Gallery. Sleepovers will be held … Continue reading "Smithsonian Sleepovers"

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  • Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival

    May 24, 2019

    Location: Downtown Chestertown

    The town of Chestertown invites everyone to join them in celebrating its colonial past with the 43rd annual Tea Party Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, May 24- 26. This festival commemorates the 1774 event, where, in revolt against British tax on tea, local lore has it the disgruntled citizens marched down to the Chester River and … Continue reading "Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival"

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  • The FantasyWood Festival

    May 25, 2019

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    Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Monday 27 10:00AM to 3:00PM

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  • Youth Festival—30th Anniversary!

    May 26, 2019

    Location: Renfrew Institute for Cultural & Environmental Studies

    This fun event features a variety of workshops, demonstrations, activities, exhibits, and entertainment throughout the day, including a performance by the Waynesboro Children’s Theatre Troupe. Specialty playshops tie in the theme with all sorts of fun activities. Professional guest performers are always exciting, entertaining and fun! Pre-register for fun playshops. Youth Fest is the best-kept … Continue reading "Youth Festival—30th Anniversary!"

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  • Purcellville Music & Arts Festival

    May 27, 2019

    Location: Fireman's Field

    The annual Purcellville Music and Arts Festival, hosted by the Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, includes multiple stages to feature a wide range of musical entertainment.   Enjoy the charming park setting in historic Dillon’s Woods where there will be live music, displays and information from regional organizations, and artisan and food vendors. There … Continue reading "Purcellville Music & Arts Festival"

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