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2015

November

10 Veteran’s Day Observance, Fort Meade Museum

17 Army vs. Navy flag football game and free tailgate party. The game, a preview to the annual college rivalry matchup between Army and Navy, pits soldiers vs. sailors and marines from Fort Meade in this installation tradition.

21 Turkey Trot, Murphy Field House. Part of the Fort Meade Run Series.

December

9 Holiday Concert, 7 p.m., Meade High School auditorium. The Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band will open the holidays with a free concert presentation for the Fort Meade Community.

11 Holiday Tree Lighting. Once Santa arrives via a fire engine parade, the official tree lighting ceremony will begin. Music, warm drinks and holiday refreshments help kick off the holiday season.

19 Reindeer Run, 8 a.m., Murphy Field House. The final leg of the Fort Meade run series.

2016

May

Massing of the Colors, TBD. The Massing of the Colors combines the colors and color guards from active duty, Reserve and National Guard military units; veterans service organizations; various civic, fraternal and patriotic organizations; as well as Boy Scout, Girl Scout, Cub Scout and Brownie troops from across the region.

June

Farmers Market, every Wednesday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., May through early October. The Fort Meade Farmers Market returns to bring fresh produce, organic meats, poultry and fresh cut flowers to the Fort Meade community.

Army Soldier Show, TBD, 7 p.m., McGill Training Center. The Army Soldier Show returns to Fort Meade with a 90-minute performance of music and dancing featuring the musical genres of new rock, country, gospel, rhythm and blues, eclectic new wave/new age, patriotic and newly arranged movie themes.

Army Birthday Summer Sizzler Run, TBD, 8 a.m., Fort Meade Pavilion. Part of the Fort Meade run series, the event features 5K and 10K runs and one-mile walks, from May to December, with various themes.

July

2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 U.S. Army Field Band Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., in the band shelter at Constitution Park. Bring a folding chair or blanket for seating. An inclement weather decision will be made at 12 p.m. on the day of the performance.

3 Fort Meade Independence Day Celebration. The celebration will he held the day before the federal holiday at McGlachlin Parade Field, 4 p.m. Fireworks begin at approximately 9 p.m. Admission is free and open to the general public.

August

2 National Night Out, 5 to 9 p.m., McGlachlin Parade Field. The Fort Meade Police Department and Corvias Military Living sponsor this annual free event, which starts with a parade around the residential neighborhoods on post beginning at 5 p.m. National Night Out will also feature local police demonstrations from agencies like the FBI, NCIS, NSA, Anne Arundel County Police, Maryland State Police and more.

6 and 13 U.S. Army Field Band Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m. Bring a folding chair or blanket for seating. An inclement weather decision will be made at 12 p.m. on the day of the performance.

20 U.S. Army Field Band and Chorus season finale, 7 p.m. Celebrate America’s Army with the U.S. Army Field Band during the finale performance of the 2014 Fort Meade Summer Concert Series. Every performing component of the Army Field Band — The Volunteers, Jazz Ambassadors, Concert Band, and Soldiers’ Chorus — will perform. In the event of inclement weather, this performance will take place in the Fort Meade Pavilion.

September

Football FanFair Run, TBD, 8 a.m., Constitution Park. Part of the Fort Meade Run Series

October

5 Ghost, Ghouls and Goblins Run, TBD, 8 a.m., Fort Meade Pavilion. Come in costume (or not). Pets are only permitted at the Oct. 25 5K run/1 mile walk. Participants with pets in costume may walk the mile route for free.

November

Veterans Day Observance, TBD, Fort Meade Museum

Turkey Trot, TBD, 8 a.m., Murphy Field House. Part of the Fort Meade Run Series.

For more details on any of these events and others that may be added to the calendar, go to www.facebook.com/Ftmeade.