Summer isn’t over yet, folks! Here are our ‘don’t miss’ picks for family fun this weekend!

Baltimore Family Events

Waterfront Partnership’s August Summer Social
The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s August Summer Social will take place at West Shore Park on Friday, August 15 from 5 – 9 p.m. With live music performed by New Romance, cold beverages, food trucks, a Waterfront Kids Zone presented by Wondersitter and the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain, this event offers something for everyone! Waterfront Partnership’s Summer Socials are sponsored by Constellation, F. P. Winner Ltd., Zipcar and Ripley’s Believe it or Not! And are FREE to attend. MORE INFO

Claddagh Manor Horse Show & Harford Family House Fun Day
Help celebrate Harford Family House’s 25th Anniversary by attending the Claddagh Manor Horse Show & Harford Family House Family Fun Day, Saturday August 16th 2014. Horse show begins at 8am, Family Fun Day is 10am-4pm at the Harford County Equestrian Center – 702 N. Tollgate Road, Bel Air, MD 2014. Fun Day Activities Include: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Stick Horse Races, Face Painting, Food, Vendors and Crafts. MORE INFO

Primate Awareness Day at the Maryland Zoo
Chimps, lemurs, monkeys and humans – what do they all have in common? They are all primates! Come to the Zoo for Primate Awareness Day and learn the similarities and difference between each type of primate and the threats they face in the wild. Saturday from 10 AM – 4 PM. Free with Paid Admission. MORE INFO

Backyard Science Days at Maryland Science Center
Science can happen in a lab, science can happen in space and science can happen in your own backyard! Come to the Maryland Science Center’s 9th annual Backyard Science Days for a day of animal encounters and hands-on activities. Stomp on stomp rockets, race vegetables, build a beetle habitat, make seed bombs and much more. Scales and Tales will be here all weekend with their interactive display of live animals featuring birds of prey and reptiles. Saturday and Sunday, noon – 4 PM. Free with Paid Admission. MORE INFO

Feast of Saint Gabriel Festival
Live stage entertainment, dancing, games of chance, pizza, vino, porchetta, Italian sausage, cannoli, pasta, vendors, fried dough and old-fashioned camaraderie in Little Italy! Saturday and Sunday. $1 admission. MORE INFO

Drop in Art at The Walters: Treasures
Find inspiration in the many special objects that The Walters holds within its walls and explore a sparkling treasure trove of precious materials in our art studio! Come back each weekend to make a different treasure to wear, hold, or gift! Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM – 3 PM join museum educators as they help families create artful projects related to the collection, special exhibitions, and family programs. No registration is required. This weekend, make treasure boxes. MORE INFO

 

Image courtesy of the Maryland Science Center Facebook Page.