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The Great Outdoors

Sperry Top-Sider Nood Regatta

  Over 1,000 sailors navigate the waters of the Bay for three days of competitive racing when the largest sailboat racing tour, the Sperry Top-Sider Nood Regatta, stops in Annapolis. FSa 10am-4pm; Su 10am-2:30pm at Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St., Annapolis: 410-263-9279; www.sailingworld.com/nood-regattas. 

Paca Garden Tour

  Walk thru the 18th century William Paca House’s lush pleasure garden. noon-1pm and 7-8pm at the house, Annapolis: $10 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-267-7619; www.annapolis.org. 

Sail Free

  Don’t let disabilities stop you from sailing the high seas at the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boats first Sail Free, where people of all abilities, their families and caregivers sail on the Bay. Bring sunscreen, a hat, drinking water and a snack; life vest provided. 9:30am-3:30pm at Sandy Point Park, Annapolis. $5/car admission: 410-626-0273; www.crabsailing.org. 

Bird and Flower Hike • free

  Hike thru American Chestnut Land Trust’s Gravatt East Trail and search for early migrator birds and spring wildflowers. 9-11am at Warrior’s Rest Sanctuary, Scientists’ Cliff Rd., Port Republic. rsvp: 410-414-3400; www.acltweb.org. 

Tomatomania

  Tomato growing season is upon us. Hear from Tomatomaniacs and choose from 175+ heirloom tomato plants grown on Greenstreet Gardens farm to plant in your garden. 8:30am-6pm at the Gardens, Lothian: 410-867-9500; www.greenstreetgardens.com. 

Mother-Daughter Hike

  Mothers and daughters hike thru Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm and enjoy dinner over a campfire. 2-7pm at Battle Creek Nature Center, Prince Frederick. $8/family: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

Calvert Plant Sale

  Find native trees, shrubs and perennials, bulbs, herbs, bedding plants, ground cover, hanging baskets and fresh flowers to freshen up your landscape at Calvert Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale. Shop a white elephant flea market and enjoy homemade bakes items, hot dogs and sodas. 9am-noon at Historic Linden, 70 Church St., Prince Frederick: 410-610-1787; www.calvertgardenclub.com. 

Canoe Excursion

  Paddle down Muddy Creek and Rhode River and explore Bay tributaries. Basic paddling instructions begin the trip. 9-11:30am at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $12 w/age discounts; rsvp: 443-482-2200; www.serc.si.edu.

Breakfast and Birding

  Hike Jug Bay’s new boardwalk thru meadow, forest and marsh and snack on bagels and coffee. 8:30-11am at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

Breakfast and Birding

  Hike Jug Bay’s new boardwalk thru meadow, forest and marsh and snack on bagels and coffee. 8:30-11am at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.