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Maker Minutes 9/27/2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:40 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

County fairs - One more left to go!

Yesterday through this weekend - Calvert Co Fair

Fall festivals -

Sat 9/29 - Piney Run Apple Festival, Eldersurg, just north of Columbia. Enjoy everything apple as well as family craft making activities, scarecrow making, hayrides, music and more.

9/22-10/28 Sats/Suns - Homestead Gardens Fall Festival, Davidsonville - In their 35th year, Homestead Gardens’ Fall festival is the largest in the area, featuring hayrides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, corn cannon, pollinator express, corn box, carnival games, pony rides, beer garden and their amazing apple cider donuts. Also with food, including Beards Creek BBQ!

9/22-10/28 - Sats/Suns - Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival in Lothian - featuring many of the same things but also including a petting zoo, spider web and tire tower.

Sat 9/29 - Hops & Harvest Festival in Columbia - featuring 75 MD beers, wines and spirits along with 25 MD artisans and other vendors as well as local food, live entertainment, games and more.

Sat 9/29 - Oella History Hike at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum - Learn local history while hiking 3.5 miles at Banneker Park. Advance registration is required

Sun 9/30 - Do you know the story of Cassiopeia or how to make your own glow water? Check out the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills for Moonlight Mania. Learn the mysteries of the stars, create your own constellation and watch the stages of the moon in person!

Today/all weekend 9/28-9/30 - 23rd Annual Baltimore Book Festival - Baltimore’s premier celebration of literary arts showcasing renowned and celebrity authors, book signings, panel discussions, children’s activities and more.

This weekend 9/29-9/30 - Muddy Creek Artists Guild Studio Tour - This third annual artists’ studio tour showcases Guild artists working on a variety of media in an “open house” at their respective studios.

This weekend 9/29-9/30 - Charm City Fly-In - Remote Control Airplane Festival - Halethorpe - this annual event is the largest celebration of radio controlled flying in Maryland with two days of demonstrations, airshows and hands on experience with radio controlled planes, jets, helicopters and more.

Mon 10/1-10/31 - Free Fall Baltimore - is a citywide arts celebration featuring more than 300 free arts and cultural activities at venues around Baltimore. Check their website for a full list of participating venues.

Clay Bakers - Annapolis

Sun 9/30 - Clay Day - Clay Christmas Tree


Today 9/27 - Deale - Coding Club - Learn how to use Scratch to code video games and other fun things.

Fri 9/28 - Discoveries: The Library at the Mall - Butterflies: from Caterpillar to Fantastic Flight - Learn about the butterfly life cycle and create a beautiful butterfly of your own

Mon 10/1 - Severn - Bienvenidos Amigos: Welcome to Costa Rica! - Experience music, food, language and traditional Costa Rican Culture

Wed 10/3 - Severn - Library Camp Out - Camping fun for the whole family, from the comfort of the library. Learn about camping safety and join them for campfire stories, sing-a-longs and blacket tents!

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - 10/2 - Fusion 360 workshop

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.

And Thursdays are for electronics.


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