Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend
Family Fun in Southern Maryland & Beyond
July 24 -26
The summer is racing by but there is still so much to see and do! Here are some of my top picks for family fun this weekend. And as always, these events are fit for little kids!!
Check out more events on the calendar!
Disclosure: Always check the event website for changes before heading out!
- Go see a movie at the newest theater in St. Mary’s County!
R/C Theaters Lexington Exchange Movies 12
23326 Three Notch Road
California, Maryland 20619
Movie Line: 301-866-0055
- Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ
Friday, July 31 – Sunday, Aug.2
St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds
Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ is a three day festival featuring a variety of events, attractions, food and entertainment for all ages.
- Spend the day at Chesapeake Beach and Water Park in North Beach, MD!
- Back to School Drive & Community Event – FREE
Saturday, Aug.1; 10am – 3pm
Greater Morning Star Apostolic Church of Waldorf
2224 Old Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Does your family need backpacks with school supplies or just want to hang out a fun filled family event? Join Greater Morning Star Apostolic Church of Waldorf’s Back to School Drive & Community Day! Loads of food, fun & frebiees, you don’t want to miss out!
- Live Animal Show
Clearwater Nature Center – Clinton
Saturday, Aug.1; 10am – 11am
Cost: $2 Resident / $3 Non-Resident (MUST REGISTER)
Meet the nature center’s live animals including reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey at Clearwater Nature Center.
- Make a Chalkboard Door Hanger – FREE
Local Home Depot Locations
Saturday, Aug.1; 9am – 12pm
Learn how to make a chalkboard door hanger. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.
- First Saturday Family Fun – FREE
Accokeek Foundation – Accokeek
Saturday, Aug.1; 1pm – 3pm
This family-oriented program will begin with storytime, followed by an engaging craft and/or activity that will encourage families to get out and enjoy nature together.
- Summerseat Farm Open House
26655 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, MD
Sunday, Aug 2; 11am
Cost $5 per person
Bring the kids and come on out to Summerseat Farm on the First Sunday of each month. Help us feed the animals and then tour the Manor House, wander in the gardens, check out some crafts, and enjoy the farm.
- Movies on the Potomac – FREE
Sunday, Aug 2; 6:00 pm
The National Harbor has been the go to place to watch a movie under the stars. Check out their social media pages and website to vote on the “viewers choice” movies each month! Bring blankets, chairs and snacks to enjoy family movies together. This week’s movie: The Flintstones. All movies start at 6 pm.
- Fairies in the Woods – FREE
Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary and Visitor’s Center – Upper Marlboro
Sunday, Aug 2; 2pm-3pm
Come explore the forest as fairies! Learn how fairies and animals use the woods to hide and make a home for the fairies that may live there. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.
Beyond Southern Maryland
The Howard County Fair
Howard County Fairgrounds
August 8th – 15th, 2015
Daily Hours 8 am – 11 pm
Admission: $5 .. (10 years & up) … $2 (Seniors, 62 & up)