Children's Day on Farm
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum hosts the 19th annual Children's Day on the Farm from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The rain-or-shine event will feature activities celebrating the rural heritage of Southern Maryland. Events will include cultural demonstrations, music, an art contest, talent and magic shows, antique farm equipment, a tractor pull, puppets, a petting farm, crafts, dancing and food vendors. There is no admission fee, though some activities may have a nominal ($1 or less) charge to participate. Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum,10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8501 or www.jefpat.org.
Cobb Island Days
An annual two-day community celebration in Cobb Island will feature food, crafts, a parade, games and music. Events, featuring a moon bounce, bands, dancers, singers and food vendors, begin at 5 p.m. tomorrow and last until midnight. Saturday festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and include a 1 p.m. Main Avenue parade with bands, fire and rescue equipment and groups providing entertainment. The day will include displays on educational and safety programs, crab-pot-making demonstrations, fried soft shell crab sandwiches and other seafood specialties, wood carvings created on site by a logger, crafts displays and sales, and the moon bounce. The Cobb Island Yacht Club will sponsor its annual pig roast and a Saturday breakfast. Members of the Charles County Amateur Radio Club will be broadcasting on site, providing information and demonstrations. Cobb Island Days is organized and sponsored by the Cobb Island Citizens Association, the Cobb Island Yacht Club and the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire and EMS Department and its Auxiliary. Cobb Island is 20 miles south of La Plata off Route 301 on Maryland Route 254. Free parking will be available at the Cobb Island Bridge, with frequent free shuttles to Cobb Island. 301-259-4632 or 301-259-4258.
"Gone With Wind" Spoof
The Newtowne Players present an original radio-style spoof of Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind" titled "As the Breeze Blows," with characters from the classic renamed Scarlett O'Hora, Aunt Betty Crockett, Prudence Juris, Red Bussler and Ashton Burns Wilted. Performed on the sidewalk beneath the street lamps Saturday evening, this production is the first of several the Newtowne Players will perform during the summer and features live bluegrass performed by the Generation Gap and an art exhibit at the North End Gallery. Many shops and businesses will be open later than usual for this inaugural entertainment production written and directed by Susan England. 6-9 p.m. Fenwick St., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-9637.