Chestertown Tea Party Festival. Maryland had a tea party of its own in 1774, when residents of Chestertown dumped British tea into the Chester River. Celebrate the occasion with a reenactment, colonial parade, street performances, music, and more. May 22-25, Chestertown, chestertownteaparty.org, free.
Colonial Market Fair. Local reenactors, tradesmen, and craftsmen offer a glimpse of what life was like during the 18th century, the same time Benjamin Banneker lived. June 14-15, Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Ave., Catonsville, (410) 887-1081,