Try your hand at fly-fishing or shout your best goose call at the 34th annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton this weekend. Shuttle buses will cart visitors throughout the Talbot County town to more than 15 locations featuring painting, sculpting, carving and decoy galleries, exhibitions and shops. While visitors walk the autumn-colored streets, fine art to folk art will be displayed and for sale.
The 34th annual Waterfowl Festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Easton. Admission for one day is $12 and $24 for a multi-day pass. Children 12 and under are free with an admitted adult. Visit www.waterfowl festival.org.
At Quiet Waters
Nestled between the South River and Harness Creek, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis will offer hands-on art projects and craft activities for children this weekend. During the Quiet Waters Arts Festival this Saturday and Sunday, visitors will be entertained by live musical performances and refreshments will be available.
There also will be an exhibition of handcrafts and art, paintings and graphics, ceramics, jewelry, wood turning and cabinetry. Other exhibitions will include photography, basketry and wearable textile arts by artists from the Chesapeake and across the nation. The artwork will be for sale. Admission to the park is free, and a suggested donation of $5 per vehicle will go to the Friends of Quiet Waters Park for new playground equipment.
The juried exhibition and sale will take place in Quiet Waters Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The park is at 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Call 410-222-1777. Visit www.aacounty.org/RecParks/calendar.cfm.
Walk to fight obesity
This Sunday the American Society for Bariatric Surgery Foundation will sponsor a Walk From Obesity in Baltimore. The nationwide event aims to increase awareness of the life-threatening implications of obesity and raise funds for research into the causes, prevention and advanced treatments for the disease. There are two distances to choose from: the first is one mile, and the other is about 2 1/2 miles.
Sunday's Walk From Obesity is at 10 a.m. in Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium's parking lot A. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and the fee is $25. T-shirts are included in fee. Call 443-849-6260. Visit www.walkfromobesity.com/baltimore/.
- Ashley Burrell