OCT. 12-17: Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show in Baltimore
Those elite aerial acrobats, the Blue Angels, swoop into city skies Oct. 15 and 16 as part of this first-time festival honoring the Chesapeake Bay’s naval traditions and contributions. On harbor waters, schooners and gray hulls invite curious landlubbers on board for tours. Free. For more information, see visitmaryland.com.