- Star-Spangled Sailabration
Where: Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine (2400 E. Fort Ave.) in Baltimore
When: Wednesday, June 13–Tuesday, June 19. See schedule of events for times and details.
Why Go: This week-long maritime and air festival is the national launch of the War of 1812 bicentennial.
Pricing: Free (some events may have a fee)
- Dan Daniels Memorial Poker Run
Where: Daniels Restaurant and Bar in Elkridge
When: Saturday, June 16
Why Go: Proceeds go to the Therapeutic Riding Center.
Pricing: Registration fee (Call 410-796-4678 for info.)
- Solar Workshop 101
Where: Solar Energy World in Elkridge
When: 10 a.m.–12 p.m. on Saturday, June 16
Why Go: Homeowners and business owners can learn about how to incorporate solar energy.
- ArtPark and Chalk It Up Contest
Where: 10221 Wincopin Cir. in Columbia
When: 5–9 p.m. on Friday, June 15; 12–9 p.m. on Saturday, June 16;and 12–7 p.m. on Sunday, June 17
Why Go: There will be a street-painting contest with cash prizes, fine art show and craft sale at this event from Columbia Festival of the Arts.
- Family Fun Festival and Movie
Where: Dorsey Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Elkridge
When: 2–7 p.m. on Saturday, June 16
Why Go: Play games and watch the Chronicles of Narnia movie.
- Star-Spangled Aircraft Display & Festival
Where: Martin State Airport (701 Wilson Point Road) in Middle River,
When: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17
Why Go: See aircraft take-off and land, featuring the Blue Angels.
- Father’s Day 5K
Where: 6675 Marie Curie Dr. in Elkridge
When: 8 a.m on Sunday, June 17
Why Go: Father’s Day 5K features a father/son team and father/daughter team, but all are welcome.