County fairs - Tomorrow (8/10) - 8/18 all next week - Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Fair, the largest agricultural fair in MD
Sat 8/11 - Road trip to Reston - 2nd Annual Reston Cardboard Boat Regatta presented by NoVA Labs and the NoVA Maker Faire
Sat 8/11 - National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race - High wheel bicycles, also known as penny-farthing bikes, are the olde tymey bikes with the giant front wheel and tiny rear wheel. In this race, competitors from all over the US, England, Canada and Sweden will compete. Last year, Sweden one and their champion is returning this year. Frederick is a bit of a hike for some, but it’s worth it for this one of a kind event.. The only high wheel race of it’s kind in the US
Sat 8/11 - Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum - Ellicott City - Basket Making - Expert basket maker leads a special Shaker Basket Workshop
Sun 8/12 - St Michaels - Waterman’s Appreciation Day - Celebrate everything Chesapeake. Event includings a waterman’s rodeo boat docking contest, living music, steamed crabs, beer and other food and drink.
Late Sun 8/12-13 - Perseid Meteor Shower - runs annually from July 17th to Aug 24th but peaks Sunday night. With a thin crescent moon setting early, if the clouds and weather cooperate, it’ll be a perfect night to view them. One great place is at the Howard County Conservancy in Woodstock, MD just past Ellicott City
Tues 8/14 - Pongos Learning Lab and Coder kids Club in Crofton is having a Cosplay Club Planning Meeting
Clay Bakers - Annapolis
Fri/tomorrow - 8/10 - Clay Bakers Annapolis - Kids Night Out - Project and Movie - Drop the kids off with Clay Bakers for this monthly event. They’ll be supervised by a staff member to paint, eat pizza and watch a movie. Kids night out is the 2nd Friday of every month.
Sun 12th/Wed 15th - Clay Workshop making hand molded clay autumn leaves.
Sat 8/11 - Deale - SoCo Grow Upcyclers Workshop: Vertical Window Farm Saturday, August 11; 9:30 am - noon It may be hot outside, but we are planning ahead for a winter garden. Grow leafy greens and herbs indoors with a vertical garden using plastic water bottles. Bring matching bottles and a saw if you have them.
Mon - 8/13 - Minecraft at both the Crofton library and the Severna Park library
Tue - 8/14 - Odenton - Art Bots - Build your own robot with materials provided and let it create your next masterpiece. Registration is required
Unallocated Space - Severn
Sun 8/12 - Analog Gaming Sunday - bring your favorite board and card games!
Tonight - Basics of Electronics with Tom - Getting back to basics on electronic components and circuit design
Mondays are official Woodworking night - If you want to get into woodworking or want to pick someone’s brain on a project you’re working on, drop by on Mondays to meet other local woodworkers.
Tuesday 8/14 - Fusion 360 workshop