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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Varies depending on dayDelMarVa's Depression Glass Club Show and SaleVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Early American, pattern, elegant, art deco and depression glass, China, kitchenware, pottery, books and linens. Special display: "Fabulous Fenton."...
8pmUkulele Orchestra of Great BritainPerforming Arts The world-renowned all-singing, all-plucking superstars return with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter, and sheer superlative entertainment...
7:30-9:30pmWorld Percussion Master Tareq RantisiPerforming Arts Palestinian master percussionist Tareq Rantisi performs his unique style of music, from jazz to Afro-Cuban to Brazilian and more.
10am AND 11:30amBSO Presents Music Box - In the TreetopsPerforming Arts The cacophony of the rainforest comes to life through the sounds of exotic birds and playful monkeys, featuring BSO flute and strings musicians. For...
12N-4pmEVO Anniversary PartyFood & Drink For this 9th Anniversary, advance tickets (21 & older) are $25 each. Enjoy live music, food buffet & unlimited beer tastings.
5-8pmLive Music at Everedy Square and Shab RowPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Third Saturday of each month. Bring a picnic basket and a blanket to spread out on the grassy hillside behind the Shab Row shops to enjoy live music.
10am-2pmDerwood Farmers MarketFood & Drink Blissful fruits, vintage artists, hot foods and good neighbors. Fresh, local farm fruits, veggies, meats, cheeses, soaps, baked goodies, arts, kids...
2-5pmLive Music by Damian Keavney at Catoctin BreezePerforming Arts, Food & Drink An afternoon of wine & live music. Acoustic guitarist, Damian Keavney, performs from 2-5pm. The tasting room is open for tastings 12-6pm. Come...
Fells Point Privateer FestivalPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage Inspired by a long maritime history of schooners and privateers, the Festival includes: land invasions depicted by living historians, crafts, food,...
11am-6pmSavor Bowie - Food Wine and Music FestivalPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Two Days of Complimentary Wine tastings. Great food, Artisans, Huge Classic Car show. Two stages of music. Benefits Concerts for Causes giving...
Varies depending on daySpring Furniture Market - Reclaimed & Architectural SalvageFairs & Festivals, History & Heritage Come shop over 150 pieces of reclaimed furniture, architectural salvage, Petroliana collectibles, vintage/antique pieces, and maritime memorabilia...
11am-6pmAnime Film FestivalPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Montpelier Cultural Arts Center presents a showcase of great works in Anime, a look at the cross-cultural influence of the art and animation style...
11am - 1pmLiterary Walking TourHistory & Heritage, Literary Arts Spend a Saturday following in the footsteps of some of Baltimore’s great literary and cultural figures, such as Edgar Allan Poe, Gertrude Stein,...
7:30-11pmRock & Roll Relics Oldies - Fundraiser DancePerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Hero's Foundation assists severely injured first responders of Carroll County. Hear OLDIES by Rock & Roll Relics, a premier oldies musical acts...
4-6pmChesapeake Woodturners ExhibitPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Make a working, wooden pen on a lathe, guided by a Chesapeake Woodturners' member. Play tavern games, enjoy adult beverages, and see the Chesapeake...
7-10pmFree Movie Night featuring "Frozen"Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Come and enjoy the move "Frozen" under the stars at Greenbelt Park.
7:30pmHandel Choir of Baltimore presents Fauré and Duruflé RequiemsPerforming Arts Handel Choir presents the sublime Requiems of Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Duruflé, with acclaimed soloists, organ, chamber orchestra and children's...
1pmHayley Orrantia - All Ages MatineePerforming Arts Hayley Orrantia is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for portraying Erica Goldberg on the ABC comedy series "The...
8pmJohn E. Marlow Guitar Series - Pepe RomeroPerforming Arts, Multicultural The living legend, Pepe Romero, returns to the Marlow Series, giving the closing concert of the season. Pre-concert talk and post-show reception...
8:30pmJohn Popper of Blues TravelerPerforming Arts One of the most phenomenal harmonica players in history.
Varies depending on dayJudy Moody & Stink - The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure HuntPerforming Arts When the Moody family drops anchor on “Artichoke” Island, they meet Cap’n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the...
8-10pmMandolin OrangePerforming Arts "Effortless and beautiful" Americana tunes from a breakout duo (NPR).
Maryland House and Garden PilgrimageVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor For every person that has wanted to peek into the old house at the end of a lane, now is the time. Generous property owners will open their historic...
6pmMike Speck Trio ConcertPerforming Arts High energy southern gospel with two time Dove Award winner. An evening of praise with the Specks and a mass combination choir.
9am gates, 10am concertMilkshake - Chrysalis Kids Kickoff ConcertPerforming Arts Milkshake in concert. Gates open at 9am. Join us to play in the Park with Imagination Playground before Milkshake takes the stage at 10am.
8-10pmPeabody Symphony Orchestra - Guest Conductor David ZinmanPerforming Arts Guest conductor David Zinman will lead the Peabody Symphony Orchestra through works by Christopher Rouse and Dmitri Shostakovich. Tickets available...
8-10pmRogue SwanPerforming Arts A unique cast of characters perform a true vaudeville cabaret including some of the best broadway hits, dance numbers, comedy skits, and songs that...
12N-8:30pmSpringFest - Old Ellicott CityPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Multiple outdoor stages featuring more than 25 bands, free family crafts, beer & wine gardens, shopping, local food and more. Free parking with...
8pmStory District: Don’t Stop the Music!Performing Arts Personal stories turn into great performances when a troupe of diverse storytellers comes to the Playhouse to share their experiences. (Adult...
7pmSynergyPerforming Arts Handbell concert for advanced handbell enembles and individual ringers. William A. Payn is the guest conductor.
3-6pmFrederick Craft Spirits FestivalFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Sample spirits from more than 10 of Maryland’s finest distilleries. All tickets include a complimentary rocks glass and access to 10+ local...
Varies depending on daySENSES - A broadly accessible dance performancePerforming Arts The Collective has created a welcoming environment for experiencing dance as an every body experience through their newest creation and premier of "...
11am-6pmKenya Safari Acrobats at Savor BowiePerforming Arts, Multicultural High energy gravity defying show. Amazing feats! Fun for the whole family. All with a background of African and Caribbean dance music.
12N-8pmSpring Festival at Running Hare VineyardPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Join us for a great afternoon of music, food, craft and artisan vendors, beer and wine tastings, and vineyard tours. 4th Annual.

Monthly events occurring on this date

Chestertown First FridayVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Join us in Chestertown for First Friday celebrations. It's the perfect excuse to get out and enjoy new art, wonderful shopping, a show, a sip or two of wine, and dinner out.City: Chestertown
Leonardtown First Fridays5-8pmVisual Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Offering something unique with live music, poetry readings, book signings, cooking classes, wine tastings, and a host of dining and shopping specials. Browse art galleries and meet the artists. City: Leonardtown
The Comedy Pigs9-10pmPerforming Arts Late night comedy improv presented by the MET's resident comedy improv troupe: The Comedy Pigs.City: Frederick
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 on Wednesdays. Work alongside other artists in an open studio setting.City: Elkton
Chao Tian7:30pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural A leading performer on the Chinese dulcimer, Chao Tian received her master’s degree in musical performance in 2010.City: North Bethesda
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
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
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
2nd Friday Art Strolls5-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Stroll the streets and businesses to check out the featured artists and musicians, Makers Market on Jefferson Street.City: Berlin
Art of StewardshipVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Each April, Chestertown’s RiverArts celebrates the community’s long tradition of environmental conservation by hosting The Art of Stewardship Exhibition.City: Chestertown
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
Creative Outlet3-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural 1st Saturday of each month. Expand young people's appreciation of the arts and diverse cultures. Each session allows young people and their families to engage in art activities that focus on a...City: Frederick
Exhibition | Asia's Healing Arts11am - 4pmVisual Arts Explore the diverse healing arts of Asia which are now popular worldwide: yoga, taiji, acupuncture, shiatsu, Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and more.On View February 15 - May 19 (Closed March 18 - 25) .City: Towson
Local Women in Abstraction9am - 5pmVisual Arts In recent years, art institutions have sought to recognize women artists who historically are underrepresented in important collections. This exhibit builds the momentum by celebrating local female...City: Cheverly
The Art of Stewardship - Nature Through Artists EyesVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor The Art of Stewardship at Howard County Conservancy 2018 Art Exhibition features truly unique art - all entries are 10”x10” and not visibly signed.City: Woodstock
Veterans Book Group at Montpelier6:30pmLiterary Arts Montpelier Arts Center offers a Veterans Book Group, a free, small-group reading/discussion series for active service members...City: Laurel
African American Heritage Tour1-3 pmHistory & Heritage, Multicultural Explore the history and culture of African-Americans at the Thurgood Marshall Memorial and Alex Haley Memorial, ending at Banneker-Douglass Museum. Part of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial...City: Annapolis
African American Heritage Tour Including Frederick Douglass Sites1-3 pmHistory & Heritage, Multicultural Explore the history and culture of African-Americans at the Thurgood Marshall Memorial and Alex Haley Memorial, ending at Banneker-Douglass Museum. Part of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial...City: Annapolis
Exhibition - Senior Art Show11am - 8pmVisual Arts The Senior Show features student works including painting, sculpture, graphic design, illustration, crafts, metalworking/jewelry, ceramics, digital art and design, photography and printmaking.City: Baltimore
First Fridays at the Elkton Art LoopPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Food & Drink Enjoy art openings, open mics, entertainment, dance performances, open studios, demonstrations, food specials, wine tastings, and more.City: Elkton
Carillon Recitals12:30-1pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Monthly on 1st and 3rd Sundays, city Carillonneur John Widmann plays the 49-bell carillon mechanically using both hands and feet. Relax on the lawn of Baker Park and let the music soothe your soul.City: Frederick
Live Music at Everedy Square and Shab Row5-8pmPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Third Saturday of each month. Bring a picnic basket and a blanket to spread out on the grassy hillside behind the Shab Row shops to enjoy live music.City: Frederick
Derwood Farmers Market10am-2pmFood & Drink Blissful fruits, vintage artists, hot foods and good neighbors. Fresh, local farm fruits, veggies, meats, cheeses, soaps, baked goodies, arts, kids activities, live music. Derwood Alliance Church...City: Derwood
HairsprayVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Barbara Ingram School for the Arts presents Hairspray the Musical. Expect big hair and 1960's humor and fun.City: Hagerstown
Live Music by Damian Keavney at Catoctin Breeze2-5pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink An afternoon of wine & live music. Acoustic guitarist, Damian Keavney, performs from 2-5pm. The tasting room is open for tastings 12-6pm. Come for a good time with friends, family and wine.City: Thurmont
Live Music by Mark Weinberg at Catoctin BreezeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink An afternoon of wine & live music. Mark Weinberg performs. The tasting room is open for tastings 12N-6pm. Enjoy a good time with friends, family and wine.City: Thurmont
Open Mic Night at the Garfield Center for the Arts7:30-10pmPerforming Arts Play music on your own or with a band, read poetry, do a stand-up routine. E-mail Ford Schumann: fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for details. There’s no price to come. Cash bar.City: Chestertown
Peter Max – The Retrospective: 1960 - 2018Varies depending on dayVisual Arts A newly-curated collection by artist legend. Peter Max’s exquisite paintings are on exhibition and available for acquisition at Y:ART Gallery, Baltimore’s premier fine art gallery. Meet Peter Max...City: Baltimore
The Film Lab6-9pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Food & Drink "The Film Lab" is a monthly gathering bringing together film professionals, patrons, and fans. Most meetings feature a guest speaker and may include a short screening block. City: Cumberland
Family Workshop - Stone Soup Rock Painting11am-2pmVisual Arts, Literary Arts Paint along with a childhood classic! Stone Soup is the timeless classic children's book which teaches the importance of sharing, and we will be creating our own shareable stones to go along with the...City: Hagerstown
Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley - We Are Ghosts10am-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts The BMA presents two films by MacArthur Award-winner Mary Reid Kelley and her collaborator and husband Patrick Kelley.City: Baltimore
Sacred Spring - Vienna Secession Posters10am-5pmVisual Arts More than a dozen turn-of-the-century prints and posters celebrate the varied styles of the international Art Nouveau movement. From the Collection of LeRoy E. Hoffberger and Paula Gately Tillman...City: Baltimore
Literary Walking Tour11am - 1pmHistory & Heritage, Literary Arts Spend a Saturday following in the footsteps of some of Baltimore’s great literary and cultural figures, such as Edgar Allan Poe, Gertrude Stein, Emily Post, and others.City: Baltimore
After FabergeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Exhibition of 5 large-scale digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan. A digital animator, Monaghan creates finely-crafted, virtual versions of famous Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs.City: Baltimore
An Eclectic View Of the WorldVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Travel photographs from around the world, many from France and Italy by David Roe. Reception April 7 from 4-6pm.City: Ellicott City
Annapolis Musicians Fund For Musicians presents In The Vane Of...Subscription Package of 3 Shows7pmPerforming Arts With a 2018 subscription package, have the same table for all three shows: In the Vane of Stevie Wonder on Mar 19; In the Vane of Bob Marley on June 4; and In the Vane of Bob Dylan on Sept. 17th.City: Annapolis
Bent But Not Broken10am - 4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Maryland artist Ulysses Marshall captures Frederick Douglass’ spirit through his highly expressive mixed media compositions.City: Annapolis
Beyond Flight - Birds in African Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural This exhibition presents approximately 20 works that illustrate the honored place birds hold within numerous African cultures.City: Baltimore
Chamber Music by Candlelight7:30-9pmPerforming Arts Members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform chamber works in a beautiful candlelit setting. Please visit the website for complete program information.City: Baltimore
Crowning Glory - Art of the Americas10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing Exhibition considers how the cultures of North, Central, and South America expressed power, spirituality, and identity by decorating the head. It includes 20 objects, spanning more than 2,500 years.City: Baltimore
DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic2-4pmPerforming Arts, Literary Arts Poetry Reading with Open Mic and questions and answers following the readings.City: Gaithersburg
Elkton First Fridays5pm-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Miscellaneous Stop by and visit local artists for openings, live demonstrations, and performances. Monthly themes and specials are featured throughout Elkton.City: Elkton
Exhibition - Undergraduate Juried Artwork11am - 8pmVisual Arts The annual undergraduate juried exhibition features student works - painting, sculpture, graphic design, illustration, crafts, metalworking/jewelry, ceramics, digital art/design, photography and...City: Towson
First Fridays in Havre de Grace5-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Best First Friday in Harford County. Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets. Bands on every block, cafe seating at restaurants, kids zone, classic cars and more.City: Havre de Grace
First Saturday Frederick - Fire In IceUntil 9pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Take advantage of late-night shopping and a free trolley until 9pm. First Saturdays provide street entertainment and specials. Plus the free Trolley circulates downtown between 3-9pm.City: Frederick
First Saturday in Downtown FrederickUntil 9pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink During the first Saturday of each month, Frederick is the host to late-night shopping, live entertainment and a free trolley until 9pm.City: Frederick
Judy Moody & Stink - The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure HuntVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts When the Moody family drops anchor on “Artichoke” Island, they meet Cap’n Weevil with a secret treasure map, launching them on a mad dash across the island in search of gold. City: Glen Echo
Linda Slattery Sherman - Prints & Paintings with Pottery by Annamarie Poole and Jimmie Brown - Dancing - PenMar ParkVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5-7pm. Please use the A&E Parking Deck located at 25 Renaissance Way. City: Hagerstown
Live Playwrights' Society7:30-9pmPerforming Arts, Literary Arts, Ongoing Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. Be a writer, reader, observer or critic. Details: http://liveplaywrightssociety.org/City: Chestertown
Lucky Stiff - the musicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Based on the novel, The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo, Lucky Stiff is a hilarious murder mystery farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds and a corpse in a...City: Annapolis
Lunchlines Poetry Group12N-1pmPerforming Arts, Literary Arts The "Lunchlines" poetry group, meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Stop by to listen or join the fun. Bring your lunch and enjoy the merry, often comical, clever wordsmiths.City: Elkton
Maryland House and Garden PilgrimageVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor For every person that has wanted to peek into the old house at the end of a lane, now is the time. Generous property owners will open their historic sites to the public for five weekends, in five...City: Baltimore
Maryland Opera Studio: Dialogues Des Carmelites7:30 PMPerforming Arts Poulenc's opera explores religious devotion and self-sacrifice through the story of a young aristocratic woman who joins the Carmelite Order to escape the violence of the French Revolution's Reign of...City: College Park
New Exhibition - Kent’s Carvers and Clubs - Guides, Gunners and Co-Ops10am - 4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor The exhibition shares the stories of Maryland’s Kent County carvers and hunting clubs through a collection of decoys, oral histories, historic photographs, and other artifacts. City: St. Michaels
Phaan Howng - The Succession of Nature10 am - 5 pmVisual Arts The third iteration of the Commons Collaboration kicks off with an exciting project from Baltimore-based artist Phaan Howng in collaboration with Blue Water Baltimore.City: Baltimore
Rapture, Blister, BurnVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Maryland Ensemble Theatre Mainstage Production exploring the choices two women make and their reaction to their choices years later.City: Frederick
Robert Cray Band8pmPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Genre: R&B. Robert Cray's smooth, seductive vocal phrasing and rhythmic R&B stylings have earned him a reputation as a modern blues poet. City: Annapolis
Sandy Spring Museum Resident Artists Open House11am-3pmVisual Arts Visit the eleven resident artists working in clay, fiber, metal and enamel. See them at work in their studios the first Saturday of every month. City: Sandy Spring
Spencer Finch - Moon Dust10am-5pmVisual Arts Spencer Finch’s impressive light installation Moon Dust (Apollo 17), first presented at the 2009 Venice Biennale, will illuminate the BMA’s majestic Fox Court for the next seven years. City: Baltimore
Stephen Towns - Rumination and a Reckoning10am-5pmVisual Arts This is the first museum presentation dedicated to the stunning textile work of Baltimore-based artist Stephen Towns.City: Baltimore
Supertopia1:30-2:30pmPerforming Arts Children Theatre. A team of superheroes, lead by Captain Obvious, fight to get back their home: Supertopia, from the evil clutches of the super genius villain, Dexterity. City: Frederick
The CrucibleVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts Arthur Miller's classic 1953 play about the Salem witch trials spoke truth to power and lit a blazing candle against the "Red Scare." 65 years later it comes to the Olney stage for the first time.City: Olney
The Great Mystery Show10am-6pmVisual Arts, Ongoing From psychics to physicists, The Show is artfully peeling away the veil from the unknown. The exhibit playfully explores mystery as that one secret power behind great art, science, and pursuit of the...City: Baltimore
The Nevermore Haunt at Light City7-11pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Locally inspired, historically themed, scary as all get out; The Nevermore Haunt is a must-do addition to this year’s festivities. See website about free shuttle from Inner Harbor.City: Baltimore
Tomás Saraceno - Entangled OrbitsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Internationally acclaimed artist and trained architect Tomás Saraceno uses iridescent panels, spider webs, and inflatable orbs in three fascinating sculptures on view. City: Baltimore
Gallery 209 April Exhibit12N-4pmVisual Arts Gallery 209's April show features contemporary and traditional paintings and sculptures by the studio's 22 artist members. Two additional galleries are open to visitors along with many artists...City: Rockville
In the Gallery at Dorchester Center for the Arts - Shore TraditionsVisual Arts April 2018 in the Gallery at DCA - "Shore Traditions" featuring four artists: Ed Thieler, Erick Sahler, Graham Slaughter & Lee Goodwin.City: Cambridge
Nature's Harmony - East and West, Paintings by Yumi HoganVaries depending on dayVisual Arts The exhibition's 44 paintings were influenced by East Asian landscapes and more recently developed genre in the West. The continuous flow in each work acts on the viewer as a dream.City: Hagerstown