The Free Sheet

A Roundup Of Regional Freebies

September 22, 2005|By ANNA EISENBERG

CELEBRATE KOREAN CULTURE

The 28th annual Korean Festival on Saturday will feature tae kwon do demonstrations and traditional dance performances. Displays of Korean calligraphy will occupy one of the many booths. Food, prize giveaways and games will also be available.

The Korean Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hopkins Plaza at Hopkins Place and Charles Street. Call 410-625-2442.

FREE

FALL FOR FUN AND FOOD

The Rock Hall Fallfest will be held all day Saturday. Visitors can enjoy live music, kids' entertainment and food on Main Street in Rock Hall. The Kids' Kourt includes magic shows, a giant slide, a moon bounce and clowns. At the waterfront, visitors learn about watermen and see boat displays.

Fallfest will take place Saturday in Rock Hall, Kent County on Maryland Route 20. Free admission during the day; evening concerts have a fee. For more information, call 410-778-0416 or go online at rockhallmd.com / events / fallfest

FREE

STEP INTO HISTORY

Join historian Joe Robison for a free history tour along Main Street in Laurel. Learn about Laurel and its architectural styles from the past 150 years by visiting historical sites. Discuss the uses of buildings that still stand as well as those that no longer exist.

This 1 1/2 -hour tour begins at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., on Sunday at 2 p.m. For additional information, call 301-725-7975.

FREE

MUSIC FOR PEACE

WHAT / / "Operation: Ceasefire," a free concert and rally to bring home the troops in Iraq

WHERE / / Washington Monument, 15th Street S.W. in Washington

WHAT / / Saturday from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.

WHY / / Because a slew of bands, including Thievery Corporation, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Le Tigre, Bouncing Souls, Steve Earle and Head-Roc, will be performing for free.

CONTACT / / opceasefire.org.

FREE

WINGING IT

WHAT / / A Birding Expedition

WHERE / / Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville

WHEN / / Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

WHY / / To observe birds in their natural habitat. Bring binoculars and a field guide.

CONTACT / / Space is limited; call 410-887-1815 for reservations.

FREE

SIPS, SAMPLES AND SONG

On Sunday, Mount Washington Village will host its fifth Wine, Cheese and Jazz Festival. Sample wines and cheeses while listening to live jazz. Wine samples (available for a fee) will be provided by Basignani Winery, Woodhall Vineyards, the Old Vine and others. Performances include jazz musicians Bob Jacobson from noon to 2 p.m., Greg Hatza from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and O'Donel Levy from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will also include an antique car show, children's area and makeover.

The festival is Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Mount Washington Village, Sulgrave and Newbury avenues. Call 410-561-0065.

FREE

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