Sustainability Events Calendar

Check out our sustainability calendar of events for a wide range of conference, trainings, and programs across the region.  In addition, we post information regarding Sustainable Maryland-sponsored events. You can also post events of interest to the Sustainable Maryland community by clicking on "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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Mother Earth News Fair

June 01, 2019 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Great Frederick Fair

797 E Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701

June 02, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Great Frederick Fair

797 E Patrick St Frederick, MD 21701

Event Type: Conferences

The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop

June 05, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Bowie City Hall

Council Rm, 1st Floor 15901 Excalibur Rd, Bowie, MD 20716

Owners of even just a few acres can make a positive difference in their environment through planning and implementing simple stewardship practices learned at this workshop.


Event Type: Conferences

Urban Salon: Rooftop Farming

June 06, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

National Building Museum

401 F Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001

Discover a working farm high above the city on the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) campus. Architect David Bell and UDC greenhouse/green roof coordinator Sandy Farber lead a tour of the rooftop farm, greenhouse with hydroponics and aquaponics, and pollinator garden. Learn how the farm is used to research and promote best practices for urban food production while helping D.C. residents become healthier through access to fresh, nutritious food. After the tour, continue the conversation on urban agriculture and sustainable design with your fellow explorers at Acacia Food & Wine.


Event Type: Conferences

Community Conversation on Climate Change

June 10, 2019 - 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Word of God Baptist Church

6513 Queens Chapel Road, University Park


Event Type: Conferences

MML Summer Conference

June 23, 2019 to June 26, 2019

Roland E. Powell Convention Center

Ocean City, Maryland

Come learn about and discuss municipal issues and to network with fellow city and town officials. By participating in MML’s conference, you will enhance your knowledge and build skills that will improve your ability to serve the citizens who elected you.


Event Type: Conferences

Heritage Days

June 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

June 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join Heritage Montgomery in celebrating the 22nd annual Heritage Days with a weekend packed with fun, family-friendly, FREE events all across the county.


Event Type: Conferences

Talbot County Fair

July 11, 2019 to July 13, 2019

Talbot Agriculture and Education Center

10659 Hiners Lane Easton, MD 21601

Event Type: Conferences

Hartford County Farm Fair

July 22, 2019 to July 27, 2019

Bel Air

Event Type: Conferences

Old Line State Summit

July 24, 2019 - 12:00 am to 11:59 am


Preservation Maryland will convene Maryland’s statewide historic preservation conference, the Old Line State Summit, in Frederick on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. This full-day event is for anyone who is committed to protecting the places that make Maryland special and those who want to know more about how to use new tools, grow effective collaborations, and hone their preservation skills. Attendees and speakers for this one-day conference vary from planners, architects, Main Street professionals, museum volunteers and staff, students, businesses, and more. Topics will include placemaking, smart growth advocacy, augmented and virtual reality technologies at historic sites, real estate development, cemetery documentation, highlighting Latinx history, climate change, and a tour of Frederick’s architecture.


Event Type: Conferences

National Drive Electric Week 2019

September 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm


City Dock Dock Street Annapolis, MD 21401

September 15, 2019 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Hyattsville Municipal Center 4310 Gallatin St Hyattsville, MD 20781

September 21, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Poolesville Parking Lot at Rt 109 and Rt 107 (Anytime Fitness Parking lot and behind Basset's) 19942 Fisher Ave Poolesville, MD 20837

National Drive Electric Week, September 14-22, 2019, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. They are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Are you considering going electric? Come talk to owners who have successfully done so.

Link - Hyattsville

Link - Poolesville

Link - Annapolis

Event Type: Conferences