Everything wildlife be on display during this family and arts festival that pays tribute to all things natural. The event includes fly fishing and retriever demonstrations, goose- and duck-calling contests, and master classes in nature photography, decoy carving and wildlife painting. Patrons can also take part in a sporting clays tournament and a decoy auction and stroll through exhibits featuring such painters as Morten E. Solberg, whose work has been featured at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Events held in various locations throughout Easton. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Waterfowl Festival, 40 S. Harrison St., Easton. One-day ticket, $12; three-day ticket, $24. 410-822-4567, or www.waterfowlfestival.org.


More than 73 artists and artisans from Maryland, Washington, Virginia and Pennsylvania will sell their wares on the grounds of Quiet Waters Park during this weekend's 12th annual Quiet Waters Park Fine Arts Festival. Festival-goers can enjoy live music and buy pottery, jewelry, fabric arts, paintings, metalwork, photography, stone sculptures and wood carvings. The event includes a raffle of wood-turned works from Allen and Sherry Hockenbery and children's activities including face painting and arts and crafts activities. Food will be catered by the Main Ingredient. Sponsored by the Friends of Quiet Waters Park. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visitor's Center and Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1777.


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz, former Wall Street Journal reporter Geraldine Brooks and author and editor Charles Nelson will talk about and sign their latest works during Sunday's Meet the Authors event, sponsored by St. John's College's Caritas Society. Horwitz will discuss "Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before" which traces Cook's route through Bora Bora, Alaska and the Great Barrier Reef. Also a former Wall Street Journal reporter, Horwitz won a Pulitzer in 1995 for stories about the working conditions of low-income Americans. Brooks, who wrote a book about women in the Middle East in 1996, is unveiling her first novel, "Years of Wonder: A Novel of the Plague." The author traveled to Derbyshire, England, to write the book about a village in 1666 that was hit with the bubonic plague, then quarantined itself to prevent the disease from spreading. Nelson, a St. John's College graduate, will discuss "Radical Visions: Stringfellow Barr, Scott Buchanan, and Their Efforts on Behalf of Education and Politics in the Twentieth Century," a book about the founder's of St. John's College's Great Books program. Proceeds go to the Caritas Society. 4 p.m. Sunday. Francis Scott Key Auditorium, Mellon Hall, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. $25. 410-626-2539.