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ISSUE 119 | November 2016


Charm City Fringe Festival
Nov. 3-13
Chili & Beer Festival
Nov. 5
Sykesville, Carroll County
Across the Bay 10k
Nov. 6
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County
Maryland Irish Festival
Nov. 11-13
Timonium, Baltimore County
Waterfowl Festival
Nov. 11-13
Easton, Talbot County
Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
Nov. 12-13
West Friendship, Howard County
B&O Railroad Veterans Day Weekend
Nov. 12-13
Six Flags Holiday in the Park
Nov. 19-Jan. 2
Upper Marlboro
Prince George’s County
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
Nov. 18-20
Gaithersburg, Montgomery County
42nd Annual Baltimore Indian Center Pow-Wow
Nov. 19
Towson, Baltimore County
U.S. Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship
Nov. 19-20
Fruitland, Wicomico County
Baltimore Museum of Industry Anniversary Party
Nov. 26
Weinberg Winterfest
Nov. 26
Frederick, Frederick County

Find Your Fall Adventure Along Maryland’s Scenic Byways

With Maryland's 18 Scenic Byways, you can follow carefully mapped driving routes into areas rich with beauty, history and culture, with plenty to see and do along the way. Themed tours take you through mountain passes once traveled by pioneers in Conestoga wagons; follow city streets in grand and fashionable Central Maryland cities; incorporate some of the most interesting neighborhoods bordering our nation's capital; wind along country roads in Southern Maryland; and urge you to make new discoveries on the peaceful shores of the Chesapeake Bay. So relax, take your time and enjoy the many wonders that await you along Maryland's Scenic Byways.

November is the Time for Chesapeake Traditions

Get out on the water for the annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Rockfish Tournament. Experience Maryland’s ultimate, good-natured grudge match during the Eastport vs. Annapolis Tug of War challenge. Experience the art and passion of Eastern Shore outdoorsmen at the Waterfowl Festival. Or choose your own Autumn Chesapeake Adventure at

Plan Your Shopping Safari

'Tis the season for shopping! From Black Friday fun at Tanger Outlets to Small Business Saturday in funky Hampden and fun, friendly Berlin, our shopping destinations are world-class and ready to wow you. Or look for unique gifts such as outsider art at Bazaart at the American Visionary Art Museum, Frosty Friday in Frederick or the Howard County Crafts Spectacular. Across Maryland, our shops and galleries are open for business and waiting for you. Go to our Holiday Arts & Crafts Shows page for more great suggestions.

Raise a Glass at these Amazing Fall Food and Drink Festivals

Explore the best beers of Belgium at the Belgian Beer Festival in Cambridge. Enjoy tapas, beer and wine tasting at Elkton’s awesome A Sip in Fall festival. Explore Frederick’s fine dining destinations during Taste Frederick’s Market Street Food Tour. And even learn about unusual aquatic eats at the Food at Sea in the Early 17th Century in Historic St. Mary’s City. And explore even more options at our website, because November is a fantastic month to eat and drink in Maryland.

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like the Holidays

Catch the holiday spirit all around the state: Walk the boards in Ocean City during the Winterfest of Lights. Ride the North Pole Experience train through the mountains of Western Maryland. And of course, don’t miss ICE! featuring Christmas Around the World at National Harbor. Or plan your own holiday extravaganza at our website, because there’s always more in Maryland.

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