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Monday, August 19, 2019

9:30am-4pmPaul Reed Smith Summer Music Camp Sessions with the ProsPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Wanna be a rockstar?! This Summer, legendary rhythm section the Grainger Brothers, guitar maker Paul Reed Smith and acclaimed drummer Dennis Chambers...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Behind the Scenes MAC Lab Tours1-2pmHistory & Heritage, Miscellaneous Enjoy a free behind the scenes tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), a state-of-the-art facility that houses over eight million artifacts, including collections from...City: St. Leonard
Bobby McKey's Kids' Day12N-2:30pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Parents, looking for an afternoon activity that is fun for the entire family? A place where kids are actually encouraged to wiggle in their seats and get up and move? It is never too early to...City: National Harbor
Chestertown First Friday5-8pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown's downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street.City: Chestertown
Salute the Sunset Concert Series7pmPerforming Arts World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces stir the hearts of civilians...City: National Harbor
Dinner Under the Stars6-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Wednesday evenings on West Street in Annapolis, the streets are filled with cafe tables, light music and dancing reminiscent of the open air cafes in Paris and piazzas of Rome...City: Annapolis
Artists In Action - Cecil County Arts CouncilVisual 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
2nd Saturday Contra Dance8-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Baltimore Folk Music Society presents Contras & Squares. You don't need a partner. Attend a workshop at 7:30pm. The Dance is from 8-11pm with a short break.City: Baltimore
Creative Outlet3-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural First Saturday of each month you can 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...City: Frederick
Carillon Recitals12:30-1pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Monthly on 1st, 2nd 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...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 Market9am - 1pmFood & Drink A community market featuring fresh, local fruits, veggies, meats, baked goodies, arts, kids activities, live music... Meet sustainable local farmers and from-scratch makers of edibles & art! City: Derwood
Open Mic Night at the Garfield Center for the Arts7:30-10pmPerforming Arts Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information. Free to attend...City: Chestertown
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
Pen Mar Park Summer ConcertsPerforming 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
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
First Fridays in Havre de Grace5-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink It's perhaps the best First Friday in Harford County. Enjoy a family friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets with bands on every block, cafe seating at restaurants, the kids zone,...City: Havre de Grace
First Sunday Arts Festival - Annapolis11am-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Shop from 130 local and regional artists, eat at outdoor cafes and food trucks and enjoy entertainment throughout the event on the first Sunday of each month, May through November, on West St....City: Annapolis
Lunchlines Poetry GroupPerforming 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: Rising Sun
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
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
ArchiTrex10am-12NVisual Arts, History & Heritage Explore Annapolis with this new architecture walking tour which is led by a professional architect, and authenticated by historians. Enjoy an exciting narrative and leisurely trek of Annapolis'...City: Annapolis
Sailing Cruise with live music aboard the Schooner Woodwind - Deanna DoveVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Enjoy music performed by Deanna Dove during a two hour sunset cruise aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind. Deanna Dove is known as the “Island Girl” in her hometown for writing about her life on the...City: Annapolis
A Golden Anniversary - Celebrating 50 Years of the Print, Drawing & Photograph Society10am-5pmVisual Arts The BMA’s oldest friends group, the Print, Drawing...City: Baltimore
Sail Away & Learn the History of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Schooner Woodwind - Kevin BrooksVaries depending on dayHistory & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor Historic forts, world-class boat building centers, proud diversity, resilient waterman and becoming the ever fun and ever mighty Maritime Republic of Eastport! Join Kevin for this fun, irreverent and...City: Annapolis
Sailing Cruise with Live Music Aboard the Schooner Woodwind - Eastport Oyster BoysVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Appointed as the Musical Goodwill Ambassadors by the City of Annapolis and Maritime Republic of Eastport, the Eastport Oyster Boys love to share their musical celebration and stories of life in...City: Annapolis
Sailing Cruise with Live Music Aboard the Schooner Woodwind - Dirk Schwenk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor Dirk Schwenk is an award winning singer-songwriter from the great state of Maryland. His formal training includes years of clarinet and symphonic band. He has played for crowds at many of Maryland's...City: Annapolis
Subverting Beauty - African Anti-Aesthetics10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural Subverting Beauty features approximately two dozen works from sub-Saharan African’s colonial period (c. 1880–c. 1960) that are accumulative, composite, crude, uncanny, and disproportionate.City: Baltimore
Laugh Riot at Positano Live Standup Comedy Saturdays7-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Live Standup Comedy Show on Saturday Nights in Bethesda featuring local Maryland standup comedians. Check website for more information.City: Bethesda
Jazz Jam on 1st Tuesdays8:30pm-12MPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Jam with Charlie and his trio: All jazz musicians and singers welcome too. Call 410-465-3497 to check for any date cancellations.City: Ellicott City
Monday Night English Country Dance8-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing English Country Dancing is joyous, lively movement to elegant music in a friendly, informal setting. The figures are simple, and each dance is taught and walked through. New dancers are always...City: Baltimore
Parenting: An Art without a ManualVisual Arts Examining through art, humor, historic text, and first-hand testimony, the good, the bad, the horrific, and the sublime of parenting possibilities.City: Baltimore
Sandy Spring Museum Bluegrass Jam3-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Ongoing Bring your stringed instrument and join a bluegrass jam at the museum. Whether you are a relative newbie to jamming or a seasoned musician, you will enjoy the camaraderie as we share favorite songs...City: Sandy Spring
WondeRoom Create Date12N-4pmVisual Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous The WondeRoom is a dedicated space filled with experiential, hands-on, family-friendly activities that inspire creativity through design based problem solving. Designed for children to participate...City: Sandy Spring
"As I See It" Oil Paintings by Jane KnightonVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artists Gallery presents "As I see it" oil paintings by Jane Knighton. The Maryland artists captures the beauty of the moment. Show: July 30-Aug 25. Reception is Aug 17 from 3-5pm. Gallery hrs: 11am...City: Ellicott City
2nd Friday Art Strolls in Berlin5-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Stroll the streets and businesses to check out the featured artists and musicians at the Makers Market on Jefferson Street.City: Berlin
2nd Star Productions Presents: "Amélie"Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts Charming musical romantic comedy based on the 2001 movie. Community theatre 2nd Star will be presenting the first local production of this show in August 2019!City: Bowie
Alive at Five on Carroll Creek5-8pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Alive @ Five’s 2019 season features 21 rockin’ events every Thursday (except July 4th) from May 9 - Oct 3. Enjoy happy hour + live music on Carroll Creek in Downtown Frederick. Admission is $5, all...City: Frederick
Berlin Farmer's Market9am-1pmFood & Drink Take advantage of local fresh produce and handmade goods at our weekly Farmer's Market. Enjoy music and family fun with so much more.City: Berlin
Berlin Farmers Market9am-1pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Ongoing Only fresh local produce make it into our farmers market. Choose veggies, fruit, baked goods, herbs, and more. Enjoy live music and a petting zoo. Real Farmers at a real Farmers Market.City: Berlin
Bobby's Boozy Brunch Show12N-4pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Get your friends together for the bottomless brunch paired with a fantastic show that has everyone talking. "We drive over 2 1/2 hours to come here. We love it and have brought family and friends...City: National Harbor
Brick Oven Pizza Friday with Guitarist Matthew MillsVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for an evening of wine, live music and pizza. Matthew Mills, a classical guitarist, will be playing and pizzas will be slinging onsite from 4-8pm. Toast your weekend with friends and family...City: Thurmont
Cake Walk presents Ebony Cruise: A Live Comedy ExcursionVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural See Cake Walk – an indie troupe solving life's little mishaps, situation comedy style. Always unscripted, the show features commercials, memorable characters, and crazy costume changes. It's a must-...City: Baltimore
Catherine Comes Home - Living History TourVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Discover the life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and other friends. On this tour, you'll go back to 1842 and learn about the life of Elizabeth...City: Emmitsburg
Chestertown Second SaturdayVaries depending on dayFairs & Festivals Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. Join us in downtown Chestertown for Second Saturdays, sponsored by Bad Alfred's Distilling. This event is held rain or shine. Guests of all...City: Chestertown
DISTRICT ARTS presents "Perfectly Misunderstandable"Visual Arts DISTRICT Arts presents the works of hand cut paper artist Rosa Leff in Frederick, MD. Each cityscape is cut from a single sheet of paper. The exhibit runs from July 31 through September 1 and...City: Frederick
Encounter at City Park7pmPerforming Arts Encounter @ City Park (formerly Gospel in the Park) is an evening of Free music for the entire family. The concerts highlight regional artists with a positive message of hope. The music begins at 7pm...City: Hagerstown
Every Day: Selections from the Collection10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural Every Day: Selections from the Collection is the BMA’s first reinstallation of its contemporary collection centered on black artistic imagination. Nearly 50 works of painting, sculpture, video,...City: Baltimore
Exhibition: On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld CollectionVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor The exhibition features the work of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld who created the world’s largest and most significant collection of maritime photography with more than one million images that are...City: St. Michaels
Face-off Brawl: Comedy Competition10-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural This underground comedy battle pits two teams against each other in long-form improv Krav Maga where ANY MEANS NECESSARY will win over the audience, the refs, and ultimately the battle. It'll be...City: Baltimore
Family Day Dueling Piano Show at Bobby McKey's12N-2:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Looking for a place that is fun for the entire family? A place where kids are actually encouraged to wiggle in their seats and get up and move? Introduce your child to an appreciation for live music...City: National Harbor
Family Workshop: Create C&O Canal Snowglobes11am-2pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Help us to welcome our new Water/Ways exhibit by creating a handmade snowglobe. Built from jam jars, you can create your own tiny canal scene. Participation in the craft includes admission to see the...City: Hagerstown
Farmers/Arts & Crafts/Antiques/Flea Market at 1812 Brewery10am-3pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Ongoing 1812 Brewery's Farmer's/Arts...City: Cumberland
Figure Drawing at Cecil County Arts Council10am-12NVisual Arts Join the figure drawing group every week on the the 2nd floor of the gallery. All skills are welcome, must be 18 years to attend. Bring your art supplies. Tables and chairs are provided, easels...City: Elkton
First Friday Arts on the River5-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Stroll the streets of this beautiful small town and visit the restaurants, art galleries and small shops. Enjoy special offers, light refreshments, wine tastings, the sounds of local musicians,...City: Snow Hill
Friday Night Farmers' Market, Classic Car Cruise-In and Art Fair in North Beach6-9pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Ongoing This weekly market offers seasonal delights from local farms, Calvert County wineries, breweries; classic cars and an art fair.City: North Beach
Galena Open-Air Market10am-3pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Join us in the town of Galena for a monthly Open-Air Market with live music. Browse the more than 20 vendors, artisans, food providers, and visit local antique stores, ice cream shops & more. City: Galena
Hitching Their Dreams to Untamed Stars: Joyce J. Scott & Elizabeth Talford Scott10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women MacArthur award-winning artist and Baltimore icon Joyce J. Scott’s earliest art lessons were at the knee of her mother, the renowned fiber artist Elizabeth Talford Scott.City: Baltimore
Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi DietrichVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage This exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. The exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm,...City: Baltimore
Karaoke Happy Hour at Layton's Chance6-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Join us for singing, dancing, and all around good times. Bring your dinner and snacks to complete the night. Wine available at the bar. Table reservations will be taken by phone on the day of the...City: Vienna
Lighthouse Adventure Cruise: Southern Bay7:45am-5pmFood & Drink, Nature & Outdoor The cruise departs from the Calvert Marine Museum and cruises past Point No Point, Point Lookout, Smith Point, Solomons Lump, Hooper Island and Drum Point Lighthouses. Lunch is at Bayside Inn on...City: Solomons
Literary Mount Vernon Walking TourVaries depending on dayHistory & Heritage, Literary Arts Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th-century merchants and...City: Baltimore
Live Music by John Durant12N-5pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for a Sunday afternoon of wine & live music. John DuRant will be performing from 1-4pm and will surely be a good time with friends, family and wine.City: Thurmont
Live Music by Matthew MillsVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Stop by the winery to enjoy our award-winning wines, and live music by Matthew Mills from 1-4pm. Bring friends, family and enjoy the afternoon. City: Thurmont
Live Music by Monocacy Jazz12N-5pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Stop by the winery to enjoy our award-winning wines, and live jazz music by the Monocacy Jazz Quartet from 1-4pm. Bring friends, family and enjoy the afternoon.City: Thurmont
Live Music by Paul BrosseauVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for an afternoon of wine & live music. Paul Brosseau will be performing from 2-5pm and will surely be a good time with friends, family and wine.City: Thurmont
Movie Night on the Creek in Downtown Frederick7-11pmVisual Arts, Food & Drink This summer, enjoy five free movie nights - outdoor theater style. Get ready to enjoy some of the best movies right here in Downtown Frederick. Admission is free; beer, wine...City: Frederick
Nancy Hammond Editions Pop-Up Shop11am-5pmVisual Arts The art of Nancy Hammond is coming to St. Michaels, Maryland for a month-long Pop-Up Shop! Visit the temporary location at 214-A South Talbot Street in Historic St. Michaels. Open Thursday - Sunday...City: St. Michaels
New Germany Summer Concert SeriesVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts New Germany is proud to announce the return of good old-fashioned toe-tappin’ fun, with the 10th season of Old Time Jams. Also, Greg Latta will perform 3 Saturday dates: May 25th, July 6th, and...City: Grantsville
Oletha DeVane: Traces of the Spirit10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Projected lights, sounds, and reflective surfaces convey a sense of flowing water in Oletha DeVane’s installation, Traces of the Spirit, presented inside the BMA’s Spring House.City: Baltimore
Open Mic Comedy at Rockwell Brewery7:30-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Open Mic for Stand up comedians.City: Frederick
Portrait Study at Cecil County Arts Council1:30-3:30pmVisual Arts Portrait study takes place on the 2nd floor of the arts council every Friday. Enhance your skills with a live model each week. Bring your art supplies. Tables and chairs provided, easels are...City: Elkton
Red Heifer Winery Summer Concert SeriesPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Enjoy live local music outdoors all summer long (indoors in event of rain). Wines can be purchased by the glass or bottle. Entertainment is free and from 5-7pm on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Snacks...City: Smithsburg
Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at OurselvesVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new photography exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in...City: Baltimore
Resident Artist Open House10am-2pmVisual Arts Stop by on the first Saturday of any month to meet the museum's resident artists, see them at work, and learn more about their craft. You may want to purchase a one-of-a-kind gift for yourself or a...City: Sandy Spring
Sight Lines and Discoveries: Engaging the LandscapeVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor John Ruppert’s artistic vision inspired the placement of his works within Ladew’s settings which are complementary, sometimes subtle, and intriguing, serving as a catalyst that increases the...City: Monkton
Simply Santa Fe and L'Art du BoisVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Join artists Lori Niland Rounds and Kathleen Hansen-Wiebel on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5-7pm for an opening reception. The exhibits run through August 27, 2019 at the WCAC Gallery. Gallery...City: Hagerstown
Slavery, The Prison Industrial Complex: Photographs by Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural For more than 30 years, New Orleans-natives Keith Calhoun (b. 1955) and Chandra McCormick (b. 1957) have been documenting life in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.City: Baltimore
Stand-up + Improv = STANPROV!!! Comedy Crossover Show8-9pmPerforming Arts Stand-up + Improv = STANPROV!!! It's as simple as that, folks. Every month, we bring together our two favorite forms of comedy and put on a show that's funnier than the sum of its parts. Four of...City: Baltimore
Summer Beer & Wine Garden at Sandy Spring Museum6:30-9pmFood & Drink Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with food trucks, picnics, beer and wine, and live music on the beautiful grounds of the Museum. This community favorite is held rain or shine.City: Sandy Spring
Summer Beer & Wine Garden at the Museum6:30-9pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with food trucks, picnics, beer and wine, and live music on the beautiful grounds of the Museum.City: Sandy Spring
Summer Concert Series in La PlataVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals Join us for the Friday night Summer Concert Series. The weekly concerts take place on the lawn at La Plata Town Hall. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Enjoy concessions, an ice cream truck, and the...City: La Plata
Teen Beats ShowVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous No fun if you're under 21? Not anymore! Here is a place where teens can hang, enjoy a meal, and listen to their favorite songs performed live.City: National Harbor
Teen Takeover, Dueling Piano Show3:30-6pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink No fun if you're under 21? Not anymore. A fantastic all request dueling piano show geared just for teens. All request live music paired with a lunch buffet and fountain drinks, this show can't be...City: National Harbor
Tides and Tunes Summer Concert Series7-9pmPerforming Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Ten weeks of popular music: rock, folk and jazz - with the incomparable backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay. Concerts are free; however, donations are gratefully accepted. Food/spirits are available.City: Annapolis
Unruly Bodies Exhibition11am-7pmVisual Arts Stevenson University is pleased to present new work by emerging and mid-career artists from the U.S. and abroad that aligns with the themes Unruly Bodies, Roxanne Gay's month long magazine for Medium.City: Stevenson
Walkersville Southern Railroad Jesse James Day11am-1:30pm, 2-3:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor Jesse and his gang are on the loose. Expect an Old West raid on the train (loot supplied). Be aware: there will be the sound of gunfire.City: Walkersville
Walkersville Southern Railroad SuperHero Train11:30am-2pmPerforming Arts, Literary Arts Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero! Train stops in the park for BYO lunch and a Super Hero themed story time presented by the Frederick County Public Library.City: Walkersville
Yoga on the Creek7-8amMiscellaneous Start your day with free yoga in the amphitheater from 7-8am. All skill levels are welcome and donations are encouraged. Yoga on the Creek is held each Thursday morning, May 9-Oct 3 (except July 4th...City: Frederick