Heading Out: Weekend Events March 18-20

Heading Out: Weekend Events March 18-20

Heading Out: Weekend Events

March 18-20


Get out and enjoy one of the many events happening this weekend. Easter events kick into high gear and we welcome in Ringling Bros Circus and the Harlem Globetrotters!

Where are you heading this weekend? I’m always looking for Maryland family events to add to our calendar.

Note: All events are subject to change. Check the event website before heading out. 

Have a Great Weekend!


Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus
Baltimore, DC, and Fairfax
March 16-27
Buy Discount TicketsRingling Bros

Harlem GlobeTrotters
DC and Fairfax

March 16-27
Buy Discount Ticketsharlem globetrotters

Friday, March 18th

flashlight easter egg huntFlashlight Easter Egg Hunt
Smallwood Rec Center  – Waldorf
March 18, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cost: $15 at the door
Enjoy games, activities, and a flashlight Easter egg hunt. Prizes awarded to those who find the most Easter eggs and the prize egg. Prizes also will be awarded for the jelly bean count and coloring contest. Even get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. All participants must be accompanied by an adult and must bring their own flashlight and Easter basket or bucket. $15 fee at the door.

Saturday, March 19th

egghunt_145_116_c1Easter Egg Festival
St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds
March 19, 12 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $5 per child
It’s the 33rd Annual St. Mary’s County Easter Egg Festival. Mr. & Mrs. Cottontail will be available for photo opportunities, Included with the price of admission, children will receive a color 4″ x 6″ photo with the Easter Bunny. Activities include Easter Egg Hunt, Photos with the Easter Bunny (included in cost), kid fitness, Foundation 4 Heroes, raffles and more!

Baby Bazaar
Somers Community Center – LaPlata
March 19, 9 am – 12 pm

Have a new baby in the family? Come to the Charles County Baby Bazaar. Buy and sell pre-loved baby, toddler, and maternity items.

Upcycled CinderellaUpcycled Cinderella – FREE
National Theater – Washington, DC
March 19, 9:30 am and 11 am
This imaginative production brings to life the story of Cinderella in a way that will surprise and delight audiences. The wacky duo Dustmop and Binny “accidentally” stumble upon and audience and decide to put on a play with what they have before them. Using household items, recycled objects and physical comedy, our performers create hilarious characters, inventive settings and lively scenes.

Middleton Cedar Hill Farm Hunt
Middleton Cedar Hill Farm – Waldorf
March 19 & 20, 11 am  and 2 pm
Cost: $10 per egg hunter; $5 non-egg hunter
The price includes ten filled Easter eggs, our expanded play area, hayride and visiting with our newly hatched chicks, ducks, rabbits, goats and cows.

African American Heritage Family Festival – FREE
The Walters Art Museum – Baltimore
March 19, 11 am – 4 pm
Honor the unique history of the African-American experience in Maryland, connect with local cultural groups, and enjoy energizing performances, storytelling, art activities, face painting, photo booth and more . The festival is free for all ages and no registration is required.

kidigtsKidgits Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
St. Charles Town Center, Waldorf
March 19, 8:30 am -10 am
Cost: Free with Kidgits Membership (FREE)
Local families can celebrate spring at St. Charles Town Center! Hop on in and bring your little ones to see their favorite floppy eared friend….The Easter Bunny. The annual Kidgits Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event is presented by Chick-Fil-A.

Easter Egg Decorating -FREE
Brentwood Arts Exchange – North Brentwood
March 19, 2 pm
Fun, glitter, eggs! We promise all three at this free family-friendly workshop at the Brentwood Arts Exchange. Create beautiful decorated eggs that will impress your friends and even the Easter Bunny. Children will receive their first two eggs for free. Additional eggs will be available to purchase 2 for $1.

spiderhillfarmEaster Fun with Mrs. Moo at the Farm Stand! – FREE
Spider Hill Farm- Prince Frederick
March 19, 12 pm – 3 pm
Bring the family to the Farm Stand for a fun filled Saturday afternoon. This is a FREE event. Egg dying and Easter art at the Farm Stand. We’ll supply the eggs, dye and crafts. You bring the fun!

Pictures and Treats with the Easter Bunny – FREE
Home Towne Real Estate- 301 Steeple Chase Dr Ste. 102 Prince Frederick, MD
March 19, 12 pm – 4 pm
Join Home Towne Real Estate and the Easter Bunny for pictures and treats! Receive a FREE 4 X 6 photo.

Public Star Party Hosted by the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society – FREE
Elms Environmental Education Center -Dameron
March 19, 2016, 8:00 pmAstronomy club
Public star parties offer opportunity to come look through telescopes, and perhaps see our Moon, Jupiter and its 4 Galilean moons, Saturn and its majestic rings, binary stars and oh so much more! Everyone Welcome! – Weather Permitting Only

Sunday, March 20th

easter bunny 1Family Photos with the Easter Bunny
Annmarie Sculpture Gardens – Solomons
March 20, Two Sessions: 10 am – 1 pm and 2 – 5 pm
Cost: Free with admission
Bring your family to Annmarie for photos with the Easter Bunny! The talented photographers from Swipers Photography will be here to snap photos with the Bunny! The finished results will be sent to parents just in time for Easter. A modest donation is asked for photos. Reservations are not required. Regular admission fees will apply.

world storytelling dayWorld Storytelling Day Family Event
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons
March 20, 1 pm
Cost: Free with admission
It’s World Storytelling Day! See an interactive performance and family workshop as visiting artist, Arianna Ross, takes us on an art and story adventure! Families will delight in the Wiggling Giggling Bookworm. Dance, sing, wiggle, and giggle. Families will read, write, draw, dance, and make music as we construct stories. Performance begins promptly at 1pm and lasts 45 minutes. Family art & literacy workshop lasts 45 minutes. Poetry Reading & Open Mic, 2:30-4:00pm!



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