Saturday & Sunday,
October 11 & 12
10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD)
FREE event for the whole family featuring arts and crafts show, music, boat rides, and many more activities!
Parade Sunday at 2 p.m.
Saturday, October 11
Grand Opening of
River to Bay: Reflections and Connections
The new 14 aquarium exhibit will be an immersive experience introducing guests to the diversity of animal life found in the bay and its tributaries. The exhibit highlights 3 unique bay habitats: the deep, open waters, brackish coastal shallows, and freshwaters of the coastal plains. Explore how bay creatures are connected to their surroundings, to each other, & to humans.
Tuesday, October 7
Thursday, October 9
Sea Squirts: Signs of Animals
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Look for the signs animals leave behind. Tracks, scat, holes, and food remains are just a few clues we can piece together to figure out what animals live here. FREE drop-in program for toddlers 18 months to three years and their caregivers.