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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Light City BaltimorePerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Light City transforms Baltimore with light displays, sculptures, video projections, and music to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
3-5pmDiscovery Series - Xiaohui Yang - PianoPerforming Arts, Visual Arts An afternoon of world-class art and music. Xiaohui Yang, one of The Peabody Conservatory's top talents, is a graduate of The Curtis Institute and...
8-10pmSilent Film Series - The Big ParadePerforming Arts Featuring live accompaniment on the mighty Wurlitzer Organ! An early cinematic depiction of war that influenced a number of subsequent films,...
Varies depending on dayCCAS Presents - The End of the Great WarPerforming Arts, History & Heritage On the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1, enjoy a retrospective of the popular music of the time before, during and after the Great War.
6:30pmDavid Benoit & Marc AntoinePerforming Arts The historic meeting of two contemporary jazz giants! These trailblazing artists have scored more than 25 #1 Smooth Jazz radio hits, sold over 2...
6-10pmWest Cecil Health Center's GalaFood & Drink, Miscellaneous Make a difference in the life of a Cecil County adult, one smile at a time. The Annual Gala will feature Hors D'oeuvres, exciting Auction items,...
1-3pmFlag House Little Free Library Opening and Story TimeHistory & Heritage, Literary Arts The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House officially cuts the ribbon on the Little Free Library. Climb aboard the Enoch Pratt Book Buggy. Sign up for a...
11amInterAct Story's Wheaton Family Theatre presents Skher Brown & Dancing Warriors EnsemblePerforming Arts, Multicultural Shker Brown and the Dancing Warriors mesmerize audiences with Capoeira Angola. A unique Afro-Brasilian art form that draws from dance, martial arts,...
7-10pmPerry Hall Folk Music Night featuring Damion WolfePerforming Arts Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night featuring Damion Wolfe. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
Varies depending on dayThe Columbia Orchestra - Symphonic PopsPerforming Arts Sola Fadiran and Julie Kurzava join the orchestra for favorites from South Pacific, Sound of Music, King and I, Sweeney Todd and more.
2-5pmCraft Beer Festival at Chesapeake BeachFood & Drink Offering incredible craft beers, live music and a wide variety of delicious food for purchase, all with the incredible backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay...
11amBSO Presents - Ballet To FlamencoPerforming Arts Journey from the grace and power of ballet to the color and flair of flamenco in this program of iconic dance repertoire, highlighted with...
10am-4pmCecil ConPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Miscellaneous Cecil Con is a fantasy, sci-fi, anime and gaming convention at Cecil College in North East, MD, now back for its fifth year.
8pm-12MCinderella Cares Comedy For CurePerforming Arts Live standup comedy show with headliner comedian and actor Ian Salmon from Comedy Central and Trutv. Proceeds benefit Cinderella Cares, Lung Cancer...
8-10pmFaculty Artist - Robert van Sice, PercussionPerforming Arts Percussion faculty artist Robert van Sice will give a recital with the Percussion Collective. Tickets available March 1.
11amFrederick Douglass at the President Street StationPerforming Arts, Civil War, Multicultural Actor Steve Cole portraying Frederick Douglass will deliver the November 1864 Speech - A Friendly Word to Maryland.
7-8pm, 8:30-9:30pmLight City Baltimore CruisesVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Light City Baltimore will paint Baltimore with light. Get out on the water. Enjoy light themed surprises including light themed playlist, light up...
1pm, 3:30pmLittle Mermaid on IcePerforming Arts Little Mermaid on Ice! presented by the Gardens Figure Skating Club of Laurel, at the Gardens Ice House.
7:30 PMMaryland Opera Studio: Dialogues Des CarmelitesPerforming Arts Poulenc's opera explores religious devotion and self-sacrifice through the story of a young aristocratic woman who joins the Carmelite Order to...
10am - 4pmNew Exhibition - Kent’s Carvers and Clubs - Guides, Gunners and Co-OpsVisual 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...
8-10pmSchool for Lovers - Mozart’s Cosi Fan TuttePerforming Arts Mozart’s delightful and elegant opera buffa, Cosi fan tutte, unfolds a tale of mistaken identities, love, trust, deceit and final reconciliation.

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 DanceVaries depending on dayPerforming 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
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
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
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
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
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 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: to sign up, or for details. There’s no price to come. Cash bar.City: Chestertown
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
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
Scottfield Theatre Company presents - Titanic The MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts The musical play TITANIC examines the causes, the conditions and the characters involved in this ever-fascinating drama.City: Havre de Grace
Kent Narrows Boat Expo10am-4pm Only 2 weekends remaining for this in-water boat expo with more than 60 boats on display! From 10am-4pm April 6-8th...City: Grasonville
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
AubergineVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. City: Baltimore
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
Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Beautiful turned wood objects, all made by the Chesapeake Woodturners, on display throughout Montpelier Historic Site. Demos Saturdays, weather permitting.City: Laurel
Corpus ChristiVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Terrence McNally’s contentious, modern queer retelling of the gospels depicting Jesus and the Apostles as gay men living in modern-day Texas.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
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
HUMBUG - The Great P.T. Barnum Seance - EXTENDEDPerforming Arts Extended due to popular demand. NOW PLAYING through April 20 at The Peale Center. Hear the incredible true stories of Barnums life. Experience Spirit Communication and more.City: Baltimore
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: 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 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
Othello by William Shakespeare - Towson UniversityVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Jealousy, driven by intrigues and suspicions, fuels Othello’s tragic downfall in Shakespeare’s epic tale of passion, love, betrayal and revenge. Peter Wray directs TU students in this classic. City: Baltimore
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 After graduate school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband. Decades later, they covet each others...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 HouseVaries depending on dayVisual 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
Sugarloaf Mountain at Sunrise with Breakfast4:30amVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor On this tour we focus on "How to do HDR or High Dynamic Range" photography. Please see Meetup Link for details. Meet near Baltimore, transportation provided. City: Dickerson
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 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
We The People - How Civic Engagement Has Shaped Laurel ExhibitVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural From saving the Laurel railroad station, to fighting for school integration, this timely exhibit demonstrates how engaged average citizens shaped and continue to shape the story of one town. City: Laurel
Willard and Wood - An Evening of Impossibilities8pmPerforming Arts Entertainers Willard & Wood host a night of surprises, mystery, and laughter which Baltimore locals and tourists can enjoy regularly. the last Saturday of every month. Save $10 with code "VisitMD."City: Baltimore
Wake Up, Brother Bear!Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts This audience-favorite show is back from hibernation! Join Brother and Sister Bear as they experience a full year of seasons. See a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an slippery fish, and ice...City: Bethesda