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Sunday, April 22, 2018

12N-4pmFairy & Gnome Home FestivalPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Nature & Outdoor An over-the-top magical afternoon of creative play, unicorn rides, petting zoo, face painting & crafts. Hunt for hidden fairy houses through...
11am-4pmKensington Day of the Book FestivalPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Literary Arts Family-friendly street festival with local authors, music, children's program, special guest speakers, food trucks, cookbook demos, and more...
4-8pmWine Stroll - WestminsterFairs & Festivals Stroll through Downtown Westminster while enjoying local wines, live music by The Reagan Years, artisans, and delicious food prepared by several...
1pmHawktail - f/k/a Haas Kowert Tice - All Ages MatineePerforming Arts Hawktail is a collection of four of the most exciting young voices in acoustic music today. Together they have created a unique instrumental offering...
9am-5pmMaryland Psychic FairFairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Many of the best psychics, mediums, healers, and readers of all types, along with related arts and crafts vendors from Maryland and the surrounding...
8pmDelta RaePerforming Arts Delta Rae is a six-piece American folk rock band formed in Durham, North Carolina.
2-4pmAllure Dance Team ShowcasePerforming Arts Join Towson University's Allure Dance Team for their annual Showcase. Bring your friends to this free event to enjoy ADT’s dance pieces and other TU...
1-5pmOpening Celebration - Odyssey - Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963 - 2017Visual Arts Join us for a fun afternoon of activities for all ages. Free admission to Odyssey, art making, fascinating demonstrations, and lively performances.
4pmAir PlayPerforming Arts This circus-style adventure tells the story of two siblings journeying through a surreal land of air, transforming the ordinary into objects of...
10am-5pmOdyssey - Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963 - 2017Visual Arts Jack Whitten made his sculpture privately in Greece—even after he became one of the most important artists of his generation.
4-6 pmSpring Concert of Masters at St. Louis ChurchPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Barclay Brass ensemble, St. Louis Choir and guest artists perform glorious chants of European Renaissance masters echoing from royalty to iconic...
4-5:30pmAs the Rain Waters the EarthPerforming Arts Voix de Femmes Women's Chamber Choir present hauntingly beautiful selections composed mostly by women: Hildegard of Bingen, Joan Szimko, Eleanor...
10am-5pmEarth Day and Spring Festival - AnnapolisFairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Come celebrate Earth Day and the spring season. Food, drink, farmers market, live music, fairy parade, arts and crafts for kids, yoga and more.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Odyssey - Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963 - 201710am-5pmVisual Arts Jack Whitten made his sculpture privately in Greece—even after he became one of the most important artists of his generation.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
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
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
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