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Winterize Your Chickens, Build a Birdhouse, Discover the Wonder of South County: Edgewater Weekend Planner

Also, preparing your soil for gardening, planting herbs for aromatherapy and more in local events this weekend.

Learn how to winterize your chickens.|Photo credit: Ellicott City Patch
Learn how to winterize your chickens.|Photo credit: Ellicott City Patch
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out one of these events in the Edgewater area.

Muddy Creek Artist's Guild South County, Place of Small Wonder
When: 
Saturday
Where: Captain Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side
Details: An art show, open to the public. 

Gardening Done Right: Preparing your Soil
When: 
Saturday
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville
Details: Treat your soil right and it will treat your plants right. Gene Sumi walks you through the process of amending your soil to achieve optimal growing conditions.

Just for Kids: Build a Birdhouse
When: 
Saturday
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville
Details: All materials provided by Homestead Gardens. Limited to 10 children. If you aren’t able to reserve a spot, call Homestead–it may add another session if there is enough interest. Register Here.

Simple Building
When: 
Saturday
Where:  Eco Adventures, 216 Najoles Rd., Millersville
Details: Brick House engineers will lead students through exciting and challenging Lego builds designed to help them master simple engineering concepts.

Colonial Players presents 'Coyote on a Fence'
When: 
Saturday, Sunday
Where: The Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis
Details: This prison drama offers a glimpse into the lives of the two death row inmates, the jail guard, and the reporter who are all processing their experience. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors

Hummingbirds 101
When: 
Sunday
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville
Details: Learn the basics about hummingbirds in Maryland–from attracting and watching them, to feeding them.

Aromatherapy: 101
When: 
Sunday
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville
Details: Learn which herb, flower or fruit can be used to relieve stress, improve sleep, improve concentration, and more.

Winterizing your Backyard Chickens
When: 
Sunday
Where: Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville
Details: Chickens are fairly low maintenance and spend most of their time outside, but it’s important to understand how to care for your chickens in the winter. Mary Sells, Homestead in-house chicken expert, will cover the basics on keeping your chickens warm and happy all winter long. Register Here.


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