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Waterfowl painting
The 47th Annual Waterfowl Festival's signature work of art, “The Long Stretch” by Julia Rogers.
This festival held over 4 days in fall has tons of family-friendly things to do.
Marching band performing during the Autumn Glory Festival in Oakland.

Check out these vibrant fall festivals and events celebrating books, food & drink, and fall fun. 

Picture of the Leonardtown Veterans Day Parade Photo By: St. Mary's County Tourism

1 Salute to Veterans

November 2017
November is Maryland Veterans Appreciation Month. If you are a veteran residing in Maryland, visit your closest Welcome Center to see military-focused exhibits and present your veteran ID to get a Veterans Passport. The passport will allow you to enjoy unique experiences and discounts throughout the state during November. Use #MDVeteransMonth to upload photos of you enjoying your passport privileges. Thank you for your service!
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painting of swans in water Photo By: Julia Rogers

2 Waterfowl Festival, Easton

November 10 - 12, 2017
A wildlife art and sportmans expo, providing the ultimate experience for sporting and outdoor enthusiasts. Join in the celebration of Maryland's sporting heritage and Eastern Shore food, drink and fun! 


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Location:
40 South Harrison Street
Easton, MD 21601
410-822-4567


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Bill Miles displaying his rockfish Photo By: Bill Miles

3 Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic Rockfish Tournament

Nov. 17 - 19, 2017
Thousands of recreational and professional anglers from Maine to North Carolina will be making their way to Maryland to compete for top honors and a chance at some big money in this year’s Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, the Bay’s largest fall rockfish tournament. With over 250 boats and 1,500 anglers regularly competing, the prizes and competition is larger than ever.
Sandy Point State Park
Annapolis


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Location:
1100 E College Pkwy.
Annapolis, MD 21409
410-255-5535


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Amish Quilt Auction Photo By: Visit St. Mary's County, Maryland

4 Amish Quilt Auction

Nov. 18, 2017   9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
St. Mary's is proud of its Amish heritage. Be part of the tradition at the annual quilt auction in Mechanicsville.  Bid on beautiful Amish-made quilts and other gorgeous hand-stitched items at this traditional Amish Auction.  The annual auction features smaller hand-sewn items plus wonderful baked goods and delicious home-made soup.


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Grove Farm Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-904-4030


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Piscatawaydancers Photo By: PiscatawayIndians.com

5 American Indian Heritage Day - Edgewater

November 24, 2017 10am-4:30pm
The Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians returns to London Town for the annual celebration of native peoples. Join in a dance, talk with an elder, and enjoy the state holiday alongside the Piscataway.


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Location:
839 Londontown Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
410-222-1919


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This forest in Western Maryland provides great opportunity for the turkey hunter.

6 Thanksgiving Events and Things to Do

Over the river and through the woods…  Let's make memories, and perhaps start a new family tradition, at these Thanksgiving oriented events in Maryland.
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Ghost Tours of Frederick Photo By: Ghost Tours of Frederick

7 Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions

Fall 2017
If you enjoy being creeped-out ... you will love the alleyways of old Annapolis and the  frontier graves of Frederick. The Old Line State has spent nearly 400 years collecting her ghosts. Those restless spirits are out there, waiting for YOU.
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Christmas ball

8 Holiday Happenings (November-December)

There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at  Parades and Festivals, great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.

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A waterfowl artist carves in his studio
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Location:
40 South Harrison Street
Easton, MD 21601
Fishing hook image
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Location:
1100 E College Pkwy.
Annapolis, MD 21409
Photo of Amish Quilt Auction
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Location:
Grove Farm Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
American Indian Heritage Day
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Location:
839 Londontown Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
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