45th Maple Syrup Festival offers up a sweet time

March 16, 2015

On the second and third weekends in March, Cunningham Falls State Park serves up the chance to savor delicious Maryland-made syrup, along with a taste of old-time rural life during the Friends of Cunningham Falls […]


On the Radio: The Environmental Film Festival

March 16, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital runs through […]


It’s Amish Mud Sale season in Lancaster, Pa.

March 10, 2015

You can’t get more authentic ’round Lancaster County than the annual and unique Amish “mud sales” season in small towns all over Lancaster County, held through mid-April. These community auctions benefit local fire companies and […]


A Merry Baltimore Christmas

December 23, 2014

The annual Baltimore Parade of Lights was recently held on the water through the Inner Harbor and Fells Point for a crowd of about 35,000 people. The event supports the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for […]


It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

November 26, 2014

Whether it’s a rousing concert of holiday favorites, an inspiring rendition of Handel’s Messiah, or a Christmas carol sing-along, there are plenty of opportunities to hear the sounds of the season this month in the […]