Mud adventures, FREE music concerts, kids studio fun, and MORE! Here are our favorite ways to get out and about with the kids this weekend. Need more ideas? Check out our community calendar.

Baltimore Family Events This Weekend, June 28 – June 30

$5 5K Dad’s Day
Saturday, June 29 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Patterson Park

Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness, and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ programming. MORE

Mud Day at Carrie Murray Nature Center
Saturday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Carrie Murray Nature Center

Mud, mud, and more mud! Celebrate international Mud Day- paint, sculpt, dig, and slosh in glorious mud! Be prepared to get messy! Dig for dinosaur bones, get mud face paint, or play in the mud pits (one for big kids, another for little tots). Many muddy stations to enjoy; popsicles (and mud) provided. Have a Summer Adventure Passport? You get in FREE! MORE

Chrysalis Kids: Sonia De Los Santos
Saturday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

The critically acclaimed Sonia De Los Santos Trio comes to the Chrysalis with their beautiful Spanish and English language family music. Sonia De Los Santos was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and sings in English and Spanish, playing guitar, mandolin and jarana. With her own multicultural band, she shares songs from her celebrated album, Mi Viaje: De Nuevo León to the New York Island(Parents’ Choice Foundation Gold Award Winner), which is a collection of songs that reflect her experiences growing up in Mexico, moving to another country, learning about other cultures and in the process, feeling closer to her own heritage. This unique concert is filled with original songs, Latin American party tunes and new bilingual versions of American classics. De Los Santos has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin children’s music artists you should know,” and her music has been featured on NBC’s Visiones, Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live and WXPN’s Kids Corner, among others. FREE! Register in advance. MORE

PrattCon: A Universe of Stories
Saturday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library – Southeast Anchor Branch

Join Enoch Pratt Library for the 5th Annual PrattCon: a daylong celebration of books, comic books, and comic book culture. Events will include author/illustrator Raul the Third, an author panel featuring Dhonielle Clayton, Ronald L. Smith, and Barbara Perez Marquez; artists such as Kevin O’Malley and Gary Phillips; tabletop gaming; exhibitors; cosplayers; and more. FREE! MORE

Kid Studio at Thinkery
Saturday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Thinkery: A Curiosity Studio

On Saturday mornings bring the family to Kid Studio! For ages 2-10yo and parents, this workshop is a great chance to chance to tinker, explore, and play! Each Kid Studio! will have a theme to provide prompts for our activities, and will include messy and sensory play, as well as creative activities and art projects. MORE

BritFest 2019
Saturday, June 29 | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Timonium Fairgrounds

Now in its third year, BritFest will this year be staged on the Timonium Fairgrounds In-Field on Saturday, June 29th 2019 from 11.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. to coincide with Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday and will include cultural samplings and tastings from Britain. The event is designed to bring together “all things British” including the food, the beer, the sports and activities, the crafts and the music. MORE

Ship’s Company at the USS Constellation
Saturday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
USS Constellation

USS Constellation’s own Ship’s Company of volunteer sailors and marines come aboard to provide a unique and fascinating view of service at sea. Presentations and hands-on activities throughout the day punctuate the daily routine and focus on day-to-day shipboard life in Mr. Lincoln’s Navy. MORE

9 x 9 Kerplunk
Saturday, June 29 | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creative Alliance

Make and work side by side with nine distinct and local female Baltimore artists for nine Saturdays! Projects are designed for all skill levels so that the entire family creates together. The Creative Alliance encourage participants to arrive early at noon to make the best of the workshop and practice new techniques with the master artists. MORE

Wagging Tales – Pet Care 101
Saturday, June 29 | 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Join Port Discovery and the Maryland SPCA on select Saturdays from 1:30PM – 2:30PM for Wagging Tales! MORE

Charm City Players Presents Willy Wonka, The Musical
Saturday, June 29 | 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Auditorium at Mercy High School

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Your ticket includes a full Broadway-Style musical, face painting, pre-show activities, a live orchestra and a meet and greet with the cast after every show. MORE

Kalua Pig Roast & Luau
Saturday, June 29 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Prigel Family Creamery

Hey Baltimore! The Kalua Pig Roast & Luau is happening Saturday, June 29th, did we mention it is all-you-can-eat? That means all-you-can-eat: Hawaiian-style food by Chef Ten of Ejji Ramen; Tropical ice cream desserts from the Creamery: Open bar with tropical cocktails (must show valid ID). Bring the whole family out to Prigel Family Creamery to enjoy the delicious food, desserts, and beautiful farm! Kids are more than welcome to attend. MORE

Columbia Orchestra FREE Summer Pops Concert
Sunday, June 30 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Join the Columbia Orchestra for its third annual free summer pops concert. This concert is part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts, in partnership with Howard County, Columbia Association, Downtown Columbia Partnership, and more. Doors open at 4 PM. Show starts at 5 PM. MORE

DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns, food preferences of toddlers, and moods of tweens/teens!). Please check the specific event website for advanced registration requirements, time changes, rain dates, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.