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By Heather Cisar

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

1 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations

January 11-20, 2020
Marylanders take part in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events celebrating the life of one of America's most influential civil rights, political, and social icons.
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2 Winter Restaurant Weeks

Winter 2020
From picking crabs at a table to haute cuisine, Maryland has that and everything in between. Many communities and their local restaurants sponsor a week-long experience so that you can eat to your heart's content - at a great price.  
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FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month

3 FeBREWary

FeBREWary 2020
FeBREWary is Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer, and with craft brew events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. Breweries, ale houses and brew pubs are in full swing, so head to your favorite Maryland vacation destination and expand your brew I.Q. with a new style of beer from a local craft brewer, or cozy up with a tall mug of an old favorite in a bit of Maryland you've yet to explore. From the mountains to the beach, FeBREWary in Maryland is the perfect opportunity to hoist a pint with good friends in great places.
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4 Black History Month

February 2020
The story of the African-American experience in Maryland is the story of America. From the founding of the colony, through the horrors of slavery and the heroism of the Underground Railroad, to the Jazz Age and the thriving contributions to the sciences, arts and culture of today: the Maryland African-American story is one of perseverance, courage and triumph.
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5 Valentine's Day in Maryland

February 2020
Indulge that special someone with a little romantic Maryland magic. You’ll LOVE celebrating the month of "amour" in Maryland. Check out these Valentine's Day events.

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6 Seaside Boat Show, Ocean City

February 14-16, 2020
The #1 indoor Boat Show on the Eastern Shore, featuring over 350 boats, electronics, dock builders, boat lifts, crafts, canvas, fishing rods, fishing tackle, paddle boards, artists, and food vendors.
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Location:
Ocean City Convention Center
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-2800


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Oakland Winterfest

7 Oakland Winter Fest

February 15, 2020
Winterfest is always held President's Day weekend in Oakland, located in Western Maryland. Events include ice carving demonstrations, illuminated ice sculptures, interactive sculptures, store specials, vendors/crafters, carriage rides, exceptional dining and more!


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Location:
Downtown Oakland
Oakland, MD 21550
301-334-2691


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Maryland Wine Month

8 Maryland Wine Month

March 2020
This March, both connoisseurs and novices of wines can celebrate during Maryland Wine Month with a jam-packed calendar of events and eight wine trails.
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Saint Patrick's Day Oxalis

9 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

In Maryland, we're all Irish on St. Paddy's Day!
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Boat from Seaside Boat Show
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Ocean City Convention Center
Ocean City, MD 21842
Oakland Winter Fest in Garrett County
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Downtown Oakland
Oakland, MD 21550
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