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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

8pmGrace KellyPerforming Arts Featured by Vanity Fair as a millennial shaking up the jazz world, Kelly is picking up steam by rewriting the rules of the performance experience.
6:30-9:30pmParty of the Year: Lets Paint the Town!Visual Arts, Food & Drink Join us for the pARTy of the Year. Celebrate the 2019 Sand Castle Home Tour and home owners with live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Taste Events,...

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
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
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
September Sunsets Concert Series6-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor The fun of AMMP's summer concert series will continue this fall at Back Creek Park. Join us Thursdays in September for music by the Bay. Beer and wine will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting the...City: Annapolis
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
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
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
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
Artist Studio Tour Preview11am-5pmVisual Arts This group exhibition will present a preview of the work of artists participating in the Arts Council’s October Artist Studio Tours. A public opening for the preview will take place Saturday, August...City: Cumberland
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
BIG Time: Interview & Improv Comedy Show - Be Unprepared8-9pmPerforming Arts "Best Improv Show" - Best of Baltimore magazine. See an improv show where we interview and comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers..City: Baltimore
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
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
Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties at Iron Crow TheatreVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Iron Crow Theatre presents, Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties! Heralded by The New York Times as “a full-tilt lesbian/bi-curious/genderqueer/Shakespearean comedy for everyone."City: Baltimore
CreativitY, with a capital WHY?Visual Arts An exhibit of creative people at work captured in action by professional photographer Larry Marc Levine.City: Sandy Spring
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
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
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 Harmonica Jazz12N-5pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join us for a Sunday afternoon of wine and live jazz music. Harmonica Jazz will be performing jazz from 1-4pm and will surely be a good time with friends, family and wine.City: Thurmont
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 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
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
Purple Haze: Selective PerceptionsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Washington Goes Purple teams up with WCAC to help prevent addiction and stand against substance abuse. Opening reception Thursday, August 29, 2019 5-7pm. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm and...City: Hagerstown
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
René Treviño: Gran Fury10am-5pmVisual Arts Mexican-American artist, Renè Treviño, is a Baltimore based painter whose work is precise and graphic. Treviño explores themes of history and identity as he is often compelled to create thoughtful,...City: Laurel
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
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
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
The Latino Art League of Greater Washington, D.C.10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with The Latino Art League of Greater Washington, D.C. Visual artists and educators will be displaying their work, including oil painting, watercolors...City: Laurel
Times of Perception ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural A multimedia exhibition that reflects on the experience of Japanese internment, the Muslim Ban, and the treatment of Muslims after the War on Terror.City: Owings Mills
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
Visions of Cynefin6-9pmVisual Arts Paintings by Nicholas Farrell on display September 7 through 30, 2019. City: Frostburg
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
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
FragmentsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts An exhibit featuring photography by Willy Conley & Don James. Exhibit dates: August 30 - October 11, 2019. City: Ellicott City
Proof by David AuburnVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Catherine has inherited her late father’s house, hundreds of notebooks, and his mathematical genius. Terrified she has also inherited his psychosis, she must face questions about who she is.City: Baltimore
Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster JenkinsVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, presents Stephen Temperley’s stunning play, “Souvenir,” which tells the story of Florence Foster Jenkins.City: Columbia
The Peeps Show: Storytelling with Women in Art & Improv Comedy8:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Celebrating Women See powerhouse women and gender minority performers in a storytelling...City: Baltimore
A Conversation of Wonder9am-9pmVisual Arts Exhibit, at The Meeting House Gallery, features 22 artists from the Montgomery Art Association. The reception, with refreshments and music, is on Sunday, September 8, 1-3 pm.City: Columbia