Get Out: Eight Things To Do In The Area This Weekend
Your guide on what to do and where and when to do it.
It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit...
Where/When: Symphony Woods on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Why Go: Eat, drink, be merry and educate yourself at this annual wine-tasting event! There will also be live music, and you get a souvenir wineglass.
Pricing: Advance: $25, at the door: $30
Where/When: Centennial Park on Sunday, May 22, from 6:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Even if you aren't the athletic type, you can still come out and cheer on the triathletes in this exciting race! Visit the event's website and it'll tell you the best spectator points.
Pricing: Free to watch
Where/When: St. John's Parish Day School (All Saints Hall) on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: The Howard County Historical Society's is moving to the new Charles E. Miller Branch Library and Historical Center and is sponsoring this event to raise money for the move. Come out and browse through the rare books that will be on sale and get a verbal appraisal on your antiques!
Pricing: $10 (includes one appraisal)
Where/When: Alta at Regency Crest Apartment Homes on Saturday, May 21, at 11 a.m.
Why Go: Browse through jewelry and other accessories at this show.
Where/When: Savage Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 21, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Why Go: Doors open at 5 p.m., and the games will start at 7 p.m.! Your cost of admission buys you 20 games and chances to win door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the fire department ladies' auxiliary.
Pricing: Advance: $15, at the door: $17
Where/When: Patapsco Valley State Park at 5120 South St. in Halethorpe on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Have you heard of geocaching? Ever wanted to give it a try? Come to the park and learn how from expert geocachers at this fun outdoor event. All are welcome, register in advance and bring your own GPS.
Pricing: Free, but donations are welcome
Where/When: Elkridge Senior Center on Friday, May 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: Tis the season for strawberries! Learn how to make a tasty strawberry shortcake and eat some lunch while you're at it. Be sure to register in advance.
Pricing: $1 donation
Where/When: St. Augustine School on Friday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy an afternoon with St. Augustine School! There will be a variety of activities ranging from a DJ to a dunk tank to a silent auction.
Pricing: 12 tickets for $10 or 1 ticket for $1. Each activity costs 1 ticket.