Bowie International Festival, Oct. 4 at Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie. Performances, international food and craft vendors and children's activities. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free; refreshments will be sold. 301-809-3011 or http://www.cityofbowie.org.
Brandywine Lions Fall Craft Fair and Festival, Oct. 4-5 at Brandywine Lions Park, Route 301 and Cherry Tree Crossing Rd., Cheltenham. Historic Southern Maryland's largest craft fair and festival since 1975. 300 artisans and craftspeople selling, displaying and demonstrating original creations; food, games and entertainment. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee. 301-782-7900.
Colonial Day, Oct. 4 at National Colonial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. Reenactors re-create a busy, 18th-century day on a tobacco farm; includes hands-on activities, demonstrations and music. Rain or shine. Sponsored by the Accokeek Foundation. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee. 301-283-2113.
Kinderfest, Oct. 5 at Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Dr., Upper Marlboro. Fall festival that celebrates children and families. Enjoy entertainment, workshops and exhibits, moon bounces, carnival games, pumpkin patch, farm and nature activities. Noon-5 p.m. Call for fee. 301-218-6700 or http://www.pgparks.com.