Events - The Southern Beekeeper

Upcoming Events & Venues

Come see us at the following locations and events!

Jun 1 - Jun 2

Mother Earth News Fair

The Mother Earth News Fair is your passport to money-saving hacks, health-boosting remedies, and environmental strategies from leading experts and entrepreneurs around the country. In addition to presentations and hands-on workshops, you’ll encounter a vast marketplace abounding with innovative resources and products to enrich your life. Admission for children is free, and there are plenty of youth-oriented activities – including live animals!

9:00am - 5:00pm EDT

Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701

https://www.motherearthnewsfair.com/maryland/

Jun 1

Green Expo / Makers Market

Green businesses & services - arts & crafts - workshops - kids activities - food & drink - and more! Join us in 2019 for Southern Maryland’s leading sustainability event, where you can learn how to make your life, and our community, healthier – environmentally! Explore more than 100 booths and talk with leaders and educators in green living, see the recent developments in renewable energy and green technology, learn how to lower home energy costs, harness solar power, find green products

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

pin Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/245

Jul 6

Makers Market

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 2:00pm EDT

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Sep 21 - Sep 22

26th Annual Artfest

Join us for our 26th Anniversary Celebration! Artsfest is a spectacular celebration of the visual and performing arts - and is the only festival of its kind in the region! You'll find more than 160 artist booths, 30 performers on three stages, activities for kids in the DiscoveryTent, Studio School, and the Zany Zone - along with great food, wine & beer, and much more!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, 13470 Dowell Road / 99 Dowell, MD 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/artsfest-2015

Oct 5

Oktoberfest

Mark your calendars for Saint Nicholas Lutheran's 3rd Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 5, 2018! The celebration kicks off at 12:00 PM and goes until 5:00 PM. This year we will feature seasonal brews including an Oktoberfest, a German Wheat, and a Pilsner brewed by Ale Saints, our fellow Lutherans from All Saints Lutheran Church in Bowie, MD. We will also offer authentic German wines and other bottled beers. Compete in games including Masskrugstemmen (stein holding contest), a best costu

12:00pm - 5:00pm EDT

pin Saint Nicholas Lutheran Church 1450 Plum Point Road Huntingtown, MD 20639

http://saintnicholaslutheran.org/experiencing-community/oktoberfest?fbclid=IwAR2u-d4NcZDYcW0upYKcCCe_88mpeuUUL3Qkkl0d83_9ElzxlluJG-gOybo

Oct 26

Halloween in the Garden

Looking for something SPOOKtackular to do for Halloween? Annmarie Garden will host the 19th Annual Halloween in the Garden on Saturday, Oct 26, 2019, from 10am- 4pm. More than 70 community organizations and businesses will decorate booths, don costumes, and hand out candy and treats to all the children. Some free activities will be provided and devilishly delicious food vendors will be present. Admission of $2.00 per person will benefit local charities.

pin Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/halloween-garden

Nov 22 - Dec 1

Maryland Christmas Show

Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 35th season visitors from near and far will discover the joys of shopping at Maryland's premier Christmas event. The Maryland Christmas Show, located in historic Frederick City, brings together many fine artisans and merchants to make your holiday shopping an enjoyable event. The show offers seven buildings and big top tent. You'll enjoy the works of top artists and craftsmen offering fine art.

10:00am - 6:00pm EST

Frederick County Fairgrounds, 797 East Patrick St., Frederick, Md. 21705

http://marylandchristmasshow.com/cgi-bin/p/awtp-home.cgi?d=maryland-christmas-show

Dec 13 - Dec 15

7th Annual Kris Kringle Market

This 7th Annual event at the fairgrounds offers light displays, holiday food, handmade crafts from local artists and crafters, children activities, shopping, music, and much more. Activities will include Santa’s arrival, Christmas tree lighting, Strolling Carolers, music from local school choruses and bands, an array of sales by local non-profit groups such as the Boy Scouts, children’s activities run by the 4H club, a lighted holiday path and Christmas Village.

Dec 14

Christmas Market

Crafters abound at the 13th Annual Christmas Market.

10:00am - 4:00pm EST

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Rts. 2 and 4, Sunderland, Maryland 20689

https://www.facebook.com/allsaints1692/

Dec 21

Makers Market

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 2:00pm EST

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

This Years Recent events

May 18

SMAWL Pet Fair

SMAWL is bringing back its Annual Pet Fair! This exciting event will be held Saturday, May 19th at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. Please plan to join us for a fun-filled & educational day to celebrate PETS! Stay tuned for exciting announcements regarding Exhibits, Demonstrations, and Vendors.

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

St. Mary's County Fair, 42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

https://www.facebook.com/smawl/

May 11

12th Annual Calvert Arts Festival

A juried artisan festival with wine tasting from Patuxent Wine Trail wineries and beer tasting from local craft breweries.

11:00am - 6:00pm EDT

All Saints Episcopal Parish, 100 Lower Marlboro Rd, Sunderland, Md

https://www.facebook.com/pg/calvertartsfestival/about/?ref=page_internal

May 4

2nd Annual Gator Day Spring Carnival

Back by popular demand and bigger and better than ever! Exiting annoucements in the coming weeks! Games, vendors, food, music and more.

10:00am - 8:00pm EDT

Davidsonville Park, 3042 Patuxent River Rd, Davidsonville, MD 21035

https://www.gatorday.org/

Apr 27 - Apr 28

Calvert Home Show

One stop shopping for your home owners needs! Find a contractors, save with great show specials, meet with representatives with companies specializing in home improvements and enhancements of all kinds, from kitchens, baths, counters, heating and air, gutters, doors, flooring, and more! Get ideas and get inspired!

9:00am EDT

Calvert Fairgrounds, Prince Frederick, MD

Apr 6 - Apr 7

Mid Maryland Home Expo

Meet with home improvement and enhancement companies to help you with all aspects of your house, from the driveway to the roof all in the comfort of the Benfield Sports Center. This show will showcase over 80 companies to help you with your projects. Free, ample, adjacent parking!

Benfield Sports Center, 1031 Benfield Boulevard, Millersville, MD 21108

http://www.midatlanticexpos.com/

Mar 23 - Mar 24

Vintage Vibe Market

Spring is here and now is the time to shop for those vintage items that will make your home fabulously shabby chic! Join us in Frederick, Maryland where we will have wonderful antiques, vintage, and artisan items to choose from. Get ideas for your home and watch some great demonstrations on how to refurbish your antique and junk finds. We will have home and garden ideas as well as some great regional foods to bring home after a day of hunting. Advance tickets allow you to skip the line and ent

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

Frederick County Fair Grounds, Frederick, MD

Feb 2

Maker's Market

The Valentine Maker's Market is THE place to find thoughtful and handmade gifts for all the sweeties in your life. There is always a fabulous variety of options, including small batch chocolates, jewelry, leather goods, pottery, clothing, and so much more! You will find more than 30 vendors offering a wide selection of homemade, handmade or homegrown products, and every vendor is from Maryland. Plus the café will be open! Admission is free.

9:00am - 2:00pm EST

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

https://www.facebook.com/Makers-Market-at-Annmarie-Sculpture-Garden-Arts-Center-169430189737983/

Dec 8

Holiday Makers Market & Pop Up Shop

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 9:00pm EST

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Road, MD 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Dec 1

Holiday Makers Market & Pop Up Shops

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 9:00pm EST

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Road, MD 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Oct 27

Halloween in the Garden

$2.00 Entry Fee Looking for something SPOOKtackular to do for Halloween? Annmarie Garden will host the 19th Annual Halloween in the Garden on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. More than 70 community organizations and businesses will decorate booths, don costumes, and hand out candy and treats to all the children. Some free activities will be provided and devilishly delicious food vendors will be present. Admission of $2.00 per person will benefit local charities.

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

https://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/halloween-garden

Oct 20

Huntingtown UMC 5th Annual Craft Show & Shopping Extravaganza

Lots of Shopping and Crafts made by local vendors. Door prizes awarded every 30 minutes for attendees. Concessions provided by the HUMC Men's Club.

9:30am - 2:30pm EDT

pin Huntingtown United Methodist Church, 4020 Hunting Creek Rd, Huntingtown, Maryland 20639

Oct 19 - Oct 21

Home & Garden Fall Show

Fall is when we spend more time with friends and family in our homes. With the holidays approaching, it is a great time to update, remodel, redecorate and landscape your home. This is an opportunity to see hundreds of contractors in one location and purchase hand-made crafts and gifts. There is something for everyone and many exhibitors are offering special show pricing. Don't miss it!

10:00am - 6:00pm EDT

Timonium Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

https://mdhomeandgarden.com/fall/

Oct 7

Oktoberfest

Come out to support the Harper's Choice Community Association for their annual Oktobrfest. The festival will be complete with beer & cider tastings, German style food, music and craft vendors.

3:00pm - 7:00am EDT

5440 Old Tucker Row, Columbia, MD 21044

Oct 6

Oktoberfest

The 2017 Oktoberfest was so much fun that we'll just have to do it again! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 6, 2018! We'll once again have seasonal brews and wine, authentic German food, live music, games, and much more! For more information, contact snlcoktoberfest@gmail.com Prosit! http://saintnicholaslutheran.org/experiencing-community/oktoberfest

12:00pm - 5:00pm EDT

Saint Nicholas Lutheran Church, 1450 Plum Point Rd, Huntingtown, MD 20639

http://saintnicholaslutheran.org/saint-nicholas

Oct 6

Makers Market

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 1:00pm EDT

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

https://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Sep 1

Makers Market

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 1:00pm EDT

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

https://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Aug 4

Makers Market

The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!

9:00am - 1:00pm EDT

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

https://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/makers-market

Jun 15

Movie on the Lawn

We will have a free movie on the lawn (Peter Rabbit) with lots of vendors. Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/204362380173396/ Admission is FREE.

7:00pm EDT

William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center, 24494 Placid Harbor Way Hollywood, MD 20636

https://www.facebook.com/events/204362380173396/

Jun 2

Calvert Green Expo & Maker's Market 2018

Join us on Saturday, June 2, 2018, 10am-4pm, at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, for Southern Maryland's leading sustainability event, where you can learn how to make your life, and our community, healthier - environmentally! Explore more than 100 booths, and talk with leaders and educators in green living. See the recent developments in renewable energy and green technology, learn how to lower home energy costs, harness solar power, build a green home, and plant a healthier garden.

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

AnnMarie Gardens, 13470 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD 20629

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/245

May 19

At The SMAWL Annual Pet Fair

SMAWL is bringing back its Annual Pet Fair! This exciting event will be held Saturday, May 19th at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. Please plan to join us for a fun-filled & educational day to celebrate PETS! Stay tuned for exciting announcements regarding Exhibits, Demonstrations, and Vendors.

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

St. Mary's County Fair, 42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

http://smawl.org/index.php/2-uncategorised/168-2018-pet-fair

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