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The Great Outdoors

Kayak the Patuxent

Paddle upstream thru Jug Bay, hike the Sanctuary, then paddle back. 10am-3pm at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $10 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

Planting Day • free

Help Captain Avery Museum plant hundreds of perennials in the new bioswale and rain garden. Bring your trowel and gardening gloves. 9am at the Museum, Shady Side: 410-867-0280; www.captainaverymuseum.org. 

Paddle Boarding Basics

Learn the basics of paddle boarding while enjoying the outdoors. Board rental included. 8am & 9:30am at Paddle or Pedal, Chesapeake Beach. $40; rsvp: cristalerae@ massagetherapy.com; www.paddleorpedal.com.

Paddle Boarding Basics

Learn the basics of paddle boarding while enjoying the outdoors. Board rental included. 8am & 9:30am at Paddle or Pedal, Chesapeake Beach. $40; rsvp: cristalerae@ massagetherapy.com; www.paddleorpedal.com.

Zooma 10K and Half Marathon

Patriotic pride fuels 10K or a half marathon runs thru Annapolis to benefit families of fallen soldiers. 7am at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. $120/half marathon w/rsvp discounts; $90/10K w/rsvp discounts: www.zoomarun.com/annapolis.

Sunset Sail with Austin Ellis

Enjoy the soulful, engaging and authentic voice of Austin Ellis while sailing on the Schooner Woodwind. 6:30-8:30pm at 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. $42 w/age discounts;rsvp: 410-263-7837; www.schoonerwoodwind.com.

Patuxent River Shoot Out

Watch catboats from 15 to 25 feet compete at Calvert Marine Museum’s annual race, the Patuxent River Shoot Out from the Solomon’s Island boardwalk. Bring a dish for a potluck dinner and see the catboats up close. Race at noon at Solomons Boardwalk; post-race social at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-586-8179; www.chesapeakecatboats.org; www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. 

Full Moon Canoe

Paddle thru Jug Bay and look for beavers, birds and flowering wetland plants. 4-8pm at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $10 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

Explore a Rose Garden

Learn the folklore, healthful properties and delicious flavors and fragrances of roses. Sample a rose dessert and make a rose potpourri. 10am-noon at Willow Oak Flower and Herb Garden, Severn. $50; rsvp: 410-551-2237; www.willowoakherbs.com. 

Walk with the Wanderers

Walk a 10- or 5-K trail thru North Beach with the Free State Happy Wanderers. 9am-2pm at North Beach Recreation Center, 9021 Dayton Ave. $3; rsvpfor ­locations: 410-437-2164; www.ava.org/clubs/freestate.