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Saturday, December 2, 2017

10am-3pmHeck With The MallsVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink One of the area's premier arts and fine crafts shopping experiences offers items handmade by exceptional local talent. Jewelry, woodwork, ceramics,...
Tea with Mrs. ClausMiscellaneous Settle in for tea and snacks with Mrs. Claus. After refreshments are done, she will read a holiday themed book. Holiday attire encouraged.
5-9:30pmChristmas Concert featuring Charlie ZahmPerforming Arts Christmas Concert in Aberdeen featuring celtic, maritime and traditional American music.
11am; 12N; 1pm; 2pm; 3pmColonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary's CityPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Celebrate Christmas the way the first Marylanders did with a walking tour of holiday traditions. Tours depart hourly, beginning at 11am. The final...
6:30pmPaula PoundstonePerforming Arts Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search For Human Happiness," Poundstone offers an...
10am-5pmCarroll County Artists' Studio TourVisual Arts Free, self-guided tour of some of Carroll County’s most respected and accomplished artists’ studios. Meet the artists, watch live demos, and shop...
10am-2pmNatural Holiday Sale - Howard County ConservancyVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Relax and browse unique and locally crafted items for sale – all with a connection to nature. Sip tea, enjoy cookies, listen to live harp and piano...
7:30pmCES at Frostburg State University presents Christmas with the Annie Moses BandPerforming Arts The Emmy-winning folk band presents a spirited performance of holiday favorites such as “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen,” “Deck the Halls” and “O Holy...
10-10:30am OR 11:30-12NBSO - Music Box - All About BearsPerforming Arts From teddy bears to polar bears, learn about these fuzzy friends with a jazz performance by BSO musicians. Concerts take place in the lobby; seating...
8-10pmShadows of the '60s - A Holiday Tribute to MotownPerforming Arts Celebrate the music of the '60s with an unforgettable holiday twist.
9:30pmPaula Poundstone - 2nd Night Added by Popular DemandPerforming Arts Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search For Human Happiness," Poundstone offers an...
Hours depends on dayBeth van Hoesen Prints - Selections from the Permanent CollectionVisual Arts This exhibition is composed of a selection of artist Beth van Hoesens' (1926-2010) prints from the Academy Art Museum's Permanent Collection. Van...
12NArtist Trunk Show at The LewisVisual Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous Looking for unique art for the home? Go holiday shopping at the Museum's artist trunk show for amazing fine art, crafts and jewelry created by...
11am-4pm1st Saturday in Historic Stevensville A&E District Music Program & Cookie WalkPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink The Music Program & Cookie Walk through historic Stevensville is just the thing to get into the holiday spirit. Plans are still being made so...
7-8pmMount St. Mary's Chorale ConcertPerforming Arts Visit the Shrine for Music from the Mount, a concert featuring the melodic voices of the Mount St. Mary's University Chorale back for another concert...
9am-2pmSt. Martins In-The-Field Christmas MartVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Christmas Market showcases quality handmade arts and crafts from local artisans.
12NHoliday Bazaar with Local CraftersPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Miscellaneous For unique gifts at reasonable prices AND from area crafters, join us for the Holiday Bazaar. Enjoy 18th Century music by Glad Tydings from Bedlam.

Monthly events occurring on this date

Annual Ornament Show & SaleOpen Most Days & Open late on Garden In Lights eveningsVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Unique and affordable ornaments by 20 regional artists are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the main gallery of the arts building. City: Dowell
Bethesda Film Fest Call for EntriesPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Selected filmmakers will be invited to show their documentary at the formal screening on April 6-7, 2018 and will receive a $1,000 honorarium. City: Bethesda
Miracle on 34th StreetPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Inflatable snowglobes, musical trains and blinking angels adorn homes. A few even allow visitors to peek inside. Lights are on every night from Thanksgiving weekend to January 1, including Christmas...City: Baltimore
A Christmas CarolVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre, Arts on the Green presents a Christmas musical classic, A Christmas Carol. The play runs November 25 through December 10 at the Arts Barn. City: Gaithersburg
Annmarie Garden In Lights6pm-9pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Take a magical tour through the glittering woods. As you stroll, you will be transported to a fantastical place of spectacular lights & amazing "light sculptures." Enjoy music, food & ornament showCity: Dowell
Jolly Express Cruise6, 7, 8pmNature & Outdoor, Ongoing It's a Spa Creek sleigh ride. Miss Anne is decked out as a reindeer for this festive holiday cruise. Includes hot cocoa, holiday music and Captain Santa.City: Annapolis
Christmas Dreams Come True in BerlinFairs & Festivals A Black Friday holiday arts night, traditional Christmas tree lighting, caroling, month-long celebrations, carriage rides and a New Year's Eve ball drop. City: Berlin
Christmas at Applewood Farm10am-4pmNature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous We are MORE THAN a Christmas Tree Farm. Christmas at Applewood is intended for those folks who wish to experience and create a family memory.City: Whiteford
Bethesda - Farm Women's Market - Farmer's Market7am-4pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage The Farm Women's Market is a quirky & festive shopping experience in Downtown Bethesda. Featuring great food, drink and music with artisans, crafts and boutique businesses from the region.City: Bethesda
Artists In Action - Cecil County Arts Council10:30am - 2pmVisual Arts The Cecil County Arts Council invites you to bring your supplies and set up in the gallery Wednesdays. Work alongside other artists in an open studio setting. City: Elkton
Hopkins Concert Orchestra - Free Concerts3-5pmPerforming Arts A season of free Concert Orchestra performances with music by Mozart, Bartok, Mendelssohn, & more. Visit the website for full season details.City: Baltimore
Annet Couwenberg - From Digital to Damask10am-5pmVisual Arts This intimate exhibition of approximately 11 works by Maryland-based artist Annet Couwenberg reveals the intersection of science, art, technology, and history that makes textiles such a fascinating...City: Baltimore
Healthy First Saturday at Port Discovery10am-5pmMiscellaneous Start your month off the healthy way with Port Discovery's Healthy First Saturday. Topics vary but can include fidos for freedom, exploration stations, and kids' fitness.City: Baltimore
Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArts10am-4pmVisual Arts Featuring works for sale by members of the RiverArts community inspired by the holiday season. The perfect stop on your holiday shopping to see art reflecting the time of year.City: Chestertown
Spaghetti and Sinatra6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for some Rat Pack-style music and entertainment by Joe Martone and Sinatra-inspired Italian Dinner Specials.City: Chesapeake Beach
Arts of AsiaVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural Arts of Asia features a stunning array of 150 works spanning 2,000 years and highlights art from India, the Himalayas, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.City: Baltimore
Beth van Hoesen Prints - Selections from the Permanent CollectionHours depends on dayVisual Arts This exhibition is composed of a selection of artist Beth van Hoesens' (1926-2010) prints from the Academy Art Museum's Permanent Collection. Van Hoesen is a distinguished draftsman and printmaker.City: Easton
David Driskell - Renewal and Form - Recent PrintsHours depends on dayVisual Arts David Driskell, Ph.D is Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Maryland, College Park. This exhibition shows a selection of his lithographs and woodcuts. City: Easton
Recent Acquisitions - Leonardo DrewHours depend on dayVisual Arts Leonardo Drew is best known for his dynamic large-scale sculptural installations. The Academy Art Museum recently acquired Drew's work, 14P, which is on display in the museum until February 25, 2018.City: Easton
Frosty the Snow ManVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts In this merry wintertime romp, chock-full of chuckles and comic antics, Frosty dances into the hearts of kids and adults alike - even into the heart of one cop - through his uproarious antics.City: Glen Echo
2nd Saturday Contra Dance7:30-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Baltimore Folk Music Society presents Contras & Squares. You don't need a partner. Workshop at 7:30, Dance from 8-11 with a short break.City: Baltimore
Drop In Art - Third Saturdays10am-12NVisual Arts, Ongoing Join a different artist every 3rd Saturday for this family art program. Families can drop-in to make and take an art creation. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Funded by Susan K. Black Fdn...City: Salisbury
Drop In Art Jr. – Every Wednesday10am-11amVisual Arts Modeled after third Saturday Drop In Art this FREE program is designed for children of the preschool to first-grade age. Lead by local artisans. Funded by the Susan K. Black Foundation. City: Salisbury
Art Howard CountyVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artists who live, work, or study in Howard County, Maryland are the focus of Art Howard County 2017, a biennial, juried exhibit featuring work in a variety of media. City: Ellicott City
The Soothsayers - 3D Works on Paper by Emily LombardoHours depends on dayVisual Arts The Soothsayers is an installation of sculptural prints, which represent excavated hearts from Magic 8 Ball toys that are positioned as divine relics of cultural nostalgia. City: Easton
Exhibition of Photographs by Helen Glazer9am-5pmVisual Arts Solo exhibition of photographs and sculpture of the Antarctic landscape produced by Helen Glazer after her 2015 residency as grantee of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artsts and Writers...City: Towson
Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition - An Empire’s Legacy10am-5pmVisual Arts This dazzling exhibition features 70 works of art including the Walters’ two Fabergé Easter eggs, alongside an array of gold and silver vessels, luxurious jewelry, enamels, carved stones, and icons. City: Baltimore
ARTsites Outdoor SculptureVisual Arts A year-long outdoor public art exhibit at twelve locations throughout Howard County. Visit artwork outside the gallery. Back for 2017.City: Ellicott City
National Philharmonic Chamber Players at Potter Violins3-5pmPerforming Arts Experience chamber music up close and personal at Potter Violins under the direction of Concert Master Colin Sorgi.City: Takoma Park
Celebrate the Holidays at National HarborVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals Holiday activities at National Harbor begin on November 12 with tree-lighting, photos with Santa, live music and entertainment. Come for exciting Saturdays for the entire family.City: National Harbor
Gallery of Gifts - Carroll Arts Center10am-4pmVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous The Gallery is filled with dazzling and imaginative art pieces to please everyone on your gift list. More than 30 regional artists are featured in this exhibit that celebrates "shop local" spirit....City: Westminster
Creative Outlet3-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural Expand your appreciation of the arts and diverse cultures. Each session allows young people and their families to engage in art activities that focus on a different culture or region.City: Frederick
Lights by the Lake6-10pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Features over 150,000 lights synchronized to music in an animated show lasting more than 30 minutes. Park & watch the show surround you. Then come inside for refreshments & special events.City: Flintstone
Downtown Silver Spring Re-Imagines the Holidays with Sustainable Energy Holiday Tree6 pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Witness the 35-Foot holiday art installation made from bicycles to be donated to area children. The unveiling (and street party), of this one of a kind, holiday tree is Nov. 11 from 6-9pm..City: Silver Spring
Garden of LightsVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements.City: Wheaton
Holiday Light Show at McDaniel College5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts View this drive-through light display synchronized to music throughout the holiday season. The show will be on display through the holiday season.City: Westminster
Spiral Play - Loving in the '80s10 am - 5 pmVisual Arts For 40 years, Al Loving experimented with materials and process to expand the definition of modern painting, drawing on everything from free jazz to his family’s quilting tradition. City: Baltimore
Holiday Market - Cumberland11am-5pmVisual Arts Local artists' art and handmade items will be on sale in our Saville & Schwab Galleries November 24 and ending December 29. The market kicks off with the downtown Cumberland Tree Lighting.City: Cumberland
Artists' Boutique11am-3pmVisual Arts Fiber art creations, unique ornaments, and other quality crafts for sale, all made by local artisans. Perfect for original holiday gifts.City: Laurel
Flat Iron Farm Christmas Village & Light Display5 PM - 9 PMOngoing, Miscellaneous Every night from Thanksgiving to New Year's Eve, visitors can drive through the farm, and watch the lights dance to the music at this famous light display. Christmas village and other activities...City: Great Mills
Small Wonders 6x6 Holiday Art Show & Fundraiser11am-5pmVisual Arts The Allegany Arts Council has been collecting 6"x 6" artwork from community members of varying capacities and ages. Proceeds from the show benefit Allegany Arts Council's Childrens Programming. City: Cumberland