The lowdown -- Spend a day on the beach swimming, tanning and enjoying the sun while browsing local craft vendors at the annual Betterton Day Celebration on Saturday. Also, stay for the afternoon and hear a band perform or play cow-pie bingo.
If you go -- Betterton Day is all day Saturday at Betterton Beach, 1 Ericsson Ave., Betterton. Free. Call 410-348-5522 for more information.
Keep the light on
The lowdown -- Spend a night inside historic Hooper Straight Lighthouse as part of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's overnighters program. Participants can tour the lighthouse, perform some of the jobs assigned to traditional lighthouse keepers and then sleep inside the lighthouse.
If you go -- The next overnighters event at Hooper Straight Lighthouse is Saturday. The family overnight program is $35 for members and $41 for nonmembers. For more information, call 410-745-2916, ext. 103 or go to tourtalbot.org.
Walk on the wild side
The lowdown -- Enjoy an afternoon appreciating the beauty of the great outdoors on a Wildflower Walk at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center on Saturday and Sunday. Explore the nature center's meadow with a naturalist and see the different types of wildflowers growing there.
If you go -- The Wildflower Walk is 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville. Free. Call 410-887-1815 for reservations and more information.