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April 2017

Pollinator Party

Celebrate the City of Annapolis & the Town of Highland Beach earning Bee City USA designations; learn about joining efforts to save pollinators and making the world safer for bees. Noon-2pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free: ­www.homesteadgardens.com

Guided Family Hike

Join the American Chestnut Land Trust for a hike to the Beaver Dam/Chesapeake Bay Overlook. Noon-2pm, ACLT North Side Trailhead, Prince Frederick: www.acltweb.org

The Grascals in Concert

Chris Tenney & Riverside South open the show for this national award-winning bluegrass group; food sold. Doors open noon, 2pm show, American Legion Post 238, Hughesville, $20 w/discounts: www.americanlegionbluegrass.com

Four Rivers Garden Club May Market

Pre-order a May Day basket, buy one on site or buy flowers to create your own at this annual market presented by AA County’s oldest garden club. Shop for native plants, perennials, herbs and cut flowers. 10am-2pm, Market House, Annapolis, rsvp for basket orders:  443-995-2995.

Maize Daze

Visit the village garden to learn about Native American crops, learn to plant corn and make corn-related arts & crafts. 10am-1pm, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard, free: 410-586-8501

North Beach May Day

Make May Day baskets of fresh flowers to display outside homes and businesses for town judging. 10am, North Beach, rsvp: nbgardenclub@comcast.net

Sailfree

Disabled sailors, new and old, and caregivers sail for fun with Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating. 9:30am-2:30pm, Sandy Point State Park, rsvp: www.crabsailing.org

Firemens Association Convention & Parade

Attend a memorial service for fallen fighters (Sa 2pm), see the parade (Su 1pm, Old Town Road to Hunting Creek) and watch firefighting competitions such as the bucket brigade, battle of the bucket, tug of war and fastest-dressed obstacle course. Huntingtown VFD, free: www.smvfa.net

Grower’s Weekend at Sotterley

Shop plants and bulbs from the Garden Guild Plant Sale or bring your own plants to exchange at the free Community Plant Exchange (Sa 10am). Sa 9am-2pm, Su noon-3pm, Historic Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood: www.sotterley.org

Music by One Third Wish

8:30pm-12:30am, Brian Boru, Severna Park: www.brianborupub.com