What’s Happening This Weekend October 25 – 26


Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of these outdoor events and more!



Children’s Gardening

Have fun growing food and flowers. Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about plants, life cycles, and prepare the food you grow. Topic: Sleepy Stew  This program is for ages 5 – 10. Visit otterpointcreek.org for more info.

oktoberfest marylandAPG Oktoberfest

Aberdeen Proving Ground – 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Attractions will include a Festhalle in the Recreation Center ballroom; opening ceremony with keg tap; German inspired food, beverages and entertainment; inflatables and games; Family Zone with clowns, caricatures and balloon animals; Volksmarch, car and bike show, “Main Street Festival with local crafts, vendors and community tables. Visit apg.army.mil for updates.

Evening at the Vineyard

Great Frogs Winery – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Live auction at 7pm of special edition photographs featured on Great Frogs wine labels exclusively by the Annapolis Collection Gallery. There will be a release of limited edition 2013 City Dock port wine, Cash Wine Bar, Light Hors D’oeuvres & Live Music!

Quiet Waters Park 13th Annual Howl-O-Ween Barkin’ Bash

Quiet Waters Park – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Dress up your dog and join the fun at the 13th Annual Howl-O-Ween Barkin’ Bash. Contests, Games, Raffles, Dog Demonstrations, Food and Vendors!!
$6.00 for contest. Park admission is FREE

Great Scale Model Train Show

Maryland State Fairgrounds Timonium – Sat, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Sun, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Take your magical excursion into miniature worlds which show life as it was, as it is, or as it could be. Fantastical, exquisite layouts built by skilled modelers will transport you to times and places you’ll enjoy and remember. An ideal outing for families, individuals or couples looking for a unique and memorable diversion. Bring your camera.



Halloween Tails and Treats-1st Annual Pet Fest
Concord Point Lighthouse – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Join us for our 1st Annual Pet Fest. Bring your furry friends and learn about local resources for pet owners, buy goodies for your pets, and support Concord Point Lighthouse. Vendors, prizes, raffles, pet parade. Fun for the whole family including the family pets! For more info visit: concordpointlighthouse.org
kite flying festival marylandSailwinds Park East Kite Festival
Sailwinds Park East Cambridge – 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bring family and friends to Sailwinds Park East for our annual Kite Festival on the shores of the Choptank River. This free festival features kites of all shapes and sizes. It’s free fun for all ages.
Pumpkin Painting
Emily’s Produce Cambridge – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Emily’s Produce hosts free pumpkin painting on Sunday, October 26, from 12-3pm. While you’re there, stop in the U-Pick pumpkin patch and pick up mums, fresh produce, locally produced foods, and more. They’re also taking orders for farm fresh turkey (locally raised, free range), side dishes, and desserts.For more info visit: emilysproduce.com
Halloween Spook-Out Party
Northside Park Gym Ocean City
Get your Halloween costume ready and join us at Northside Park gym for carnival games, arts & crafts, hayrides, snacks and much more! Costume contests scheduled throughout the event.  Admission is one single wrapped bag of candy per child. For more info visit: ococean.com
Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
Hunt Valley Towne Center, first level, near Gymboree and Five Below
The Race for the Cure® is Komen Maryland’s largest fundraising event. Of the net funds raised, 75% goes to local grant programs throughout Maryland who have been affected by breast cancer. 25% of funds are sent to National Headquarters for national research, much of which is done in Maryland. For more info on this event, start times and more visit: komenmd.org