Free events planned to celebrate Maryland Day

Posted at 12:33 PM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 12:33:13-04

Happy Birthday, Maryland!

The Old Line State celebrates its birthday the weekend of March 24-26 with several cultural events in honor of Maryland Day.

The state celebrates Maryland Day every year on March 25 to commemorate the day in 1634 when Maryland was settled.

RELATED: Why we celebrate Maryland Day on March 25

Four Rivers Heritage Area is sponsoring the weekend for the 10th year in a row with shopping discounts and more than 40 events that are free or just $1.

Events include tours of historic homes and gardens, and arts festival and activities for kids.

Visit Maryland Day at for complete event listings and information.

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