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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Chesapeake Chamber Music FestivalPerforming Arts Festival-goers will travel the world through classical music at this annual two-week festival, held June 4-18. Check website as venues vary by day.
8pmTab BenoitPerforming Arts Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who's definitely got the blues. He played guitar starting in his teens and played with living blues legends in Baton Rouge.
6:30- 8pmSummer Twilight Concert SeriesPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us each Tuesday evening in June at Brookside Gardens for a series of musical performances set in the the Gardens. Bring friends and family, and...

Monthly events occurring on this date

RedVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Raw and provocative, the play RED (by John Logan) is a searing portrait of an artist's ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.City: Bel Air
Bethesda Summer Concert Series6-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing With warm summer weather, patrons will delight in weekly outdoor concerts in downtown Bethesda.City: Bethesda
First Sunday Arts Festival11am-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Enjoy live entertainment and peruse the work of 130 local and regional artists as you stroll along the first block of West Street and Calvert Street.City: Annapolis
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
Alive @ Five5-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Happy hour on Carroll Creek with live music. $5 cover. $5 beer or wine. Local food. 21+ only. Every week a new musical style from rock hits to modern/classic country, blues, soul, pop, funk and more...City: Frederick
Belvedere Square Summer Sounds Concert SeriesPerforming Arts, Food & Drink A free summer concert series features live music by the region’s most popular bands and scrumptious food from Belvedere Square merchants and restaurants, Friday nights during summer. City: Baltimore
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
Annapolis Arts Week4-11pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals This week-long event encompasses the wide ranging artistic creativity in Annapolis. Featuring events at art galleries and performance arts studios, musicians, and an array of all-around artistic...City: Annapolis
Chesapeake Chamber Music FestivalPerforming Arts Festival-goers will travel the world through classical music at this annual two-week festival, held June 4-18. Check website as venues vary by day.City: Easton
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
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
Winnie The Pooh1:30-2:30pmPerforming Arts Children Theatre. Join Winnie The Pooh, some of the most beloved story-book characters on their adventure through the Hundred Acre Woods!City: Frederick
Katherine HartVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Hart works with encaustic techniques to cast stories among layers of pigment and wax. Inspired by everything that surrounds her, she does not premeditate, but rather lets the materials direct the...City: Cheverly
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
The Book of JosephVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The discovery of a stash of letters stamped with Swastikas opens clues to an untold family history spanning multiple generations in THE BOOK OF JOSEPH.City: Baltimore
Alive at Five5-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Enjoy happy hour and live music. All events are 21+ only. This summer-long series is presented by Downtown Frederick Partnership; proceeds are reinvested into the community.City: Frederick
Baltimore Symphony Associates Designer Show HouseVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Thrilled to present the 2018 Designer Show House. "Oakland," in Baltimore County is the venue. BSO musicians perform June 3. "Sip'nShop" Boutique is new on Thurs. evenings.City: Owings Mills
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
Cipolla Rossa Pizza Truck & Live Music at Catoctin Breeze Winery12N-5pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Cipolla Rossa Wood Fired Pizza is a Maryland based mobile wood-fired pizza company serving delicious hand made Neapolitan style pizza, using only the freshest ingredients. Live Music begins at 2pm.City: Thurmont
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
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 Harmonica Jazz at Catoctin Breeze1-4pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Harmonica Jazz features the rarefied, unique sound of jazz chromatic harmonica. Syd Machat, on harmonica...City: Thurmont
Live Music by Joshua Bayer Jazz at Catoctin Breeze1-4pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Swing on by the winery for an afternoon of jazz...City: Thurmont
Live Music by Monocacy Jazz at Catoctin BreezeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Stop by the winery to enjoy award-winning wines, and live jazz music by the Monocacy Jazz Quartet. Bring friends, family and enjoy the afternoon.City: Thurmont
Live Music by Scott Barrett at Catoctin BreezeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for a weekend afternoon of wine & live music. Scott Barrett performs with his band. Come out for a good time with friends, family and wine and music.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
Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester1-3pmHistory & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. City: Cambridge
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
3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury5-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals 3rd Friday is a free monthly art & entertainment event, held on the 3rd Friday of every month in Downtown Salisbury. Artists, crafts, live music and more.City: Salisbury
Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley - We Are Ghosts10am-5pmVisual 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
Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market3-7pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink The Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market, located in charming Mount Airy, features fresh, local farm fruits, veggies, meats, cheeses, soaps, baked goods, arts, demos, kids activities, live music.City: Mount Airy
4th Saturday Bay Stroll4-7pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Welcome Summer with live music, fun, food, good people and Plein Air Painting. Break out the flip-flops and welcome the summer on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. City: Crisfield
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
Downtown Tunes Concert Series6-9pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Concert series featuring music genres including jazz, country, bluegrass, acoustic and rock-n-roll performed by local artists. Bring a chair, blanket and enjoy music on the square.City: Leonardtown
Pen Mar Park Summer Concerts2-5pmPerforming Arts The dance pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live music, June-September, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. City: Cascade
3rd Thursday Lunchtime Concert11:30am-1:30pmPerforming Arts Bring a grab and go lunch and hear local artists perform at Artisans Green located between House by Salvaged and Go Organic Grocers.City: Berlin
A View from the BridgeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts When an admirable longshoreman takes in two of his wife's Italian cousins who have been smuggled into this country, one falls in love with his niece.City: Frederick
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
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
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
Blues Fest Poster Artist and Children’s Poster ContestVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Opening Reception: June 1, 2018 from 4-7pm. Please use the A&E Parking Deck located at 25 Renaissance Way. WCAC is located off the third level. City: Hagerstown
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
Downtown Elkton Classic Car Show5-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Fourth Thursdays from April through August, visit Downtown Elkton for a display of classic cars, plus food, and entertainment.City: Elkton
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
First Sunday Arts Festival - Annapolis11am-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Shop from 130 local and regional artists, eat in cafes and from food trucks. Enjoy entertainment on the first Sunday of each month May through November on West St. Friendly pets welcome. Free. City: Annapolis
In Sight - Observations of the Natural World - Ellen Corddry and Kathy SwanVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Woodcuts by Ellen Corddry and pottery by Kathy Swan. Show runs May 29-June 24 with a reception June 9 from 4-6pm.City: Ellicott City
Juried Painting and Contemporary Craft10am-4pmVisual Arts This exhibition, in both galleries, will feature a Juried Painting exhibition as well as Contemporary Crafts. Curated by Marcy Ramsey.City: Chestertown
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
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
National Music FestivalPerforming Arts Two Weeks of Orchestral Concerts - soloists, chamber, full orchestra - plus hundreds of open free rehearsals. Affordable, adventurous performances. Various prices from Free to $20. Reservations...City: Chestertown
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
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
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 Invisible HandVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced comes a thriller about Nick, an American options trader and Citibank executive, held hostage by a fringe radical group in Pakistan.City: Olney
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
Farmers' Market6-9pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Farmers' Market, Classic Car Cruise-In & Art Fair. Local farms and Calvert County wineries are featured.City: North Beach
Resident Visual Artists Exhibit - Howard CountyVaries depending on dayVisual Arts An exhibit featuring recent work in a variety of media by artists with studios at the Howard County Center for the Arts.City: Ellicott City
Surface & StructureVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Surface & Structure features work by artists Sooo-z Mastropietro and Chloe Irla. Both artists create mixed-media work that often incorporates various textile materials. City: Ellicott City
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
Cecil County Arts Council's Music in the Park3-5pmPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Music in the Park returns to Pell Gardens every Sunday in May and June. Bring a chair or a blanket, some snacks and enjoy free, family friendly concerts. Different local bands perform each week.City: Elkton
Art and Architecture Walking Tour - Heritage FrederickVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor Look at Frederick with new eyes. Experience the history and beauty of downtown as we explore some of the popular architectural styles, local art and history. City: Frederick
First Friday Opening Reception - Ocean City Center for the ArtsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Food & Drink Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free.City: Ocean City
Create a Sundial11am-2pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage How did people tell time before phones and watches? With a sundial, of course. Learn more about how sundials work, and make your own beautiful garden sundial to take home with you.City: Hagerstown
AAA - Petite Squares - Art In BloomVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Annapolis Arts Alliance in partnership with Wimsey Cove Framing...City: Annapolis
Discover Downtown Cumberland3-9pm, music 6-9pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Every 2nd Saturday presents a different theme for you to shop, dine and explore. Live music plays from 6-9pm on McCoury Stage. Enjoy street performers, art exhibits and extended store hours. Free. City: Cumberland
Maryland Society of Portrait Painters Members Exhibit at Quiet Waters ParkVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artwork by the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters will be exhibited at Willow Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. Opening reception: June 3 from 2- 4pm.City: Annapolis
2nd Star presents - RagtimeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Based on the novel of the same name by E.L. Doctrow, Ahren’s and Flaherty’s Ragtime is a compelling epic capturing the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. City: Bowie
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
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Murder Mystery Train6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink This event includes dinner and a show on WMSR's historic rails. Nestle into your seat in one of the heritage dining cars to experience this fun, interactive murder mystery while dining. Cash bar.City: Cumberland
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
Casa Valentina - Regional PremiereVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Based on real events and infused with Harvey Fierstein’s trademark wit, this moving, insightful and entertaining work offers a glimpse into the lives of “self-made women” searching for happiness. City: Annapolis
ArchiTrex10am-12NVisual Arts, History & Heritage New architecture walking tour in Annapolis. Led by a professional architect, authenticated by historians. An exciting narrative and leisurely trek of Annapolis' stunning architectural styles. City: Annapolis
ArchiTrex Tours10am-12NVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Ongoing Join us and celebrate and learn about the city’s most notable and celebrated examples of 18th and 19th century architecture with ArchiTrex, a two-hour walking tour developed and led by local...City: Annapolis
Mr. Paca’s Backyard Preschool Program10am-11:15amMiscellaneous A preschool program that uses famous children’s stories to explore the William Paca Garden. It is geared for children ages 3-5 and includes story time, art projects, movement activities and a snack. City: Annapolis
Gallery 209 June Art Show10am-4pmVisual Arts Rockville's Gallery 209 opens its June art show Friday, June 1, featuring contemporary and traditional art by 22 member artists.City: North Bethesda
Family Fun Fridays at the Inner Harbor - Port Discovery1-5pmOngoing, Miscellaneous Stop by Port Discovery Fridays for a discount on general admission starting at 1pm through August. It's part of the Inner Harbor Family Fun Fridays. Admission will be discounted to $13/pp from 1pm-...City: Baltimore
Farmers' Market - North Beach6-9pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Farmers' Market, Classic Car Cruise-In & Art Fair. Local farms and Calvert County wineries are featured.City: North Beach
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