10am-5pmTilghman Island DayFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Arts and nautical crafts, boat building demonstrations, oyster shucking, crab picking and a look at the life of a waterman. The watermen's boat...
12N-7pmSlavic Heritage FestivalFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Multicultural Join us for this festive outdoor event located on the beautiful grounds of St. Mary's Church. The festival features Slavic Dance performances, live...
12N-5pmWine On The Water at Kurtz's BeachFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Spend the weekend at Kurtz's Beach in Pasadena for the fifth-annual Wine On The Water. Tickets now on sale for this high-end, all-encompassing...
1-5pmHarvest at the Hill FestivalFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Manor Hill Farm is hosting their annual Harvest at the Hill Festival on their 54-acre farm in Ellicott City. Featuring Manor Hill Beer, Live Music,...
12N-5pmOktoBEARfest at Maryland ZooFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Fall-flavored beer sampling is coming back to the Zoo. This time enjoy more time, more beer and more fun wth live music and food and fare from local...
10am-4pmAmerican Indian Festival at Patuxent River ParkFairs & Festivals, History & Heritage, Multicultural Celebrate Native American Indian culture and heritage with live traditional music, dancing, storytelling, archery, exhibits and crafts. 10th Annual.
8-10pmAn Evening with Kathy MatteaPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women Get reacquainted with one of country and Americana music’s most enduring and beloved figures who has found her voice again.
7-8:30pmBSO Presents Off the Cuff: Brahms Symphony No. 4Performing Arts Marin Alsop unpacks the profound emotions behind this masterpiece and explores how Brahms paved the way for the modernists of the 20th Century. Join...
7:30pmCES at Frostburg State University presents An Evening with Jo Dee MessinaPerforming Arts Grammy-nominated country artist Jo Dee Messina presents an intimate concert.
5 - 9 pmGarden Glow at Ladew GardensFairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Join us for this unique celebration of fall featuring illuminated sculptures, hundreds of glowing jack o’ lanterns, live music, and food &...
1-5pmHarvest at the Hill Festival at Manor Hill FarmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Manor Hill Farm is hosting their annual Harvest at the Hill Festival on their 54-acre farm in Ellicott City. Featuring Manor Hill beer, live music,...
11:30am-5pmHops 2 Grapes Craft Beer, Wine, and Whiskey Festival featuring Custom Wrangler ShowFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Enjoy craft beer, local and international wines, whiskey, morning yoga, live music and food trucks. Enjoy our 165 acre farm in rural Bel Air, MD, and...
3pmLeonid & Friends: Performing The Music of Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire and Blood, Sweat & Tears (3pm All Ages Show)Performing Arts In just three short years, Leonid & Friends has blown the minds of legions of fans with their uncanny ability to capture the spirit, musicality...
8-10pmSharon Isbin Guitar ConcertPerforming Arts Multiple Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin returns to Baltimore. Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique, and versatility, Sharon Isbin...
7pmStrathmore CabaretPerforming Arts Join us for an evening full of soulful Motown hits as Strathmore’s Artists in Residence take the stage to pay tribute to the legendary Stevie Wonder.
11am-1pmTime-Travel with Virginia Hall, America's Greatest SpyPerforming Arts, History & Heritage This is a historical play about one of the most important American spies of World War II who most people have never heard of. The performance, geared...
12N-6pmBrews + BivalvesFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor A day of craft beer, oysters—buck-a-shuck, fried, grilled, and baked, Casino-style and fundraising fun to benefit the Oyster Recover Partnership...
11am-5pmMountain Maryland Artists Studio ToursVisual Arts Visit the studios of participating artists from Allegany and Garrett Counties. This annual event allows people both to see artists’ work and to get a...
8-9:30pmAdam Booth Dinner Concert: Tales of AppalachiaPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join acclaimed storyteller Adam Booth for an evening of Appalachian Tales. Booth regales you with tales of Appalachia while you enjoy a three-course...
7-9:30pmBig Band/Motown Cabaret and Silent AuctionPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Multicultural St. James Academy's 30th anniversary fundraiser, featuring Dr. Phill Butts Orchestra playing big band and Motown for music and dancing, with ticket...
8-9:30pmecho|spherePerforming Arts Kinetics Dance Theatre’s professional company opens its season with "echo|sphere," a collection of compelling contemporary repertory featuring work...
10am-1pmUnderstanding Glaze and Glazing FundamentalsVisual Arts Designed for beginners and those with intermediate level experience. Aspects of glaze composition, including fit and function, will be discussed...
Varies depending on dayO.C.toberfest Beach MazeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the...
3-5pmO.C.toberfest Drive in DisguisePerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Residents and visitors who are crazy about decorating for Halloween are invited to dress their vehicle in costume and ride down the Boardwalk...
1-3pmO.C.toberfest Howl-o-Ween Pet ParadeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Dress up your pets and parade the boards or sit back, relax, and cheer for your favorite. Lots of prizes & surprises will be awarded.
7:30-9:30pmFrederick Symphony Orchestra Masterworks ConcertPerforming Arts The First Masterworks Concert of the 2019-2020 Season features an all Shostakovich program including his Symphony No 1, Piano Concerto No2, Festive...
11am-5pmHowl-O-Ween Spooktacular FREE Pet Photo & Costume ContestVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Join us for a Fur-Raising afternoon chock full of Phantastic Photos for our first ever Cute or Creepy Critters Pet Costume Contest! Enjoy free Apple...
3pm, 7:30pmSinger-Songwriter Series: Peter Case Workshop & ConcertPerforming Arts This three-time Grammy nominee’s work sets the bar for authenticity, passion and imagination, spanning genres that include folk, blues and rock...
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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
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
Arts & The Brain7pmPerforming Arts Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists working at the intersection of arts and health to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the...City: North Bethesda
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
Charm City Fringe FestivalPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals The annual Charm City Fringe, Baltimore's 11-day festival of experimental theater and performance art, returns to the Bromo Arts District with more than 90 performances by artists from all over North...City: Baltimore
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
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 email@example.com to sign up, or for more information. Free to attend...City: Chestertown
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
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
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
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg
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
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
By Their Creative Force: American Women Modernists10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of women artists to the development of American modernism, this exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection. Check schedule...City: Baltimore
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
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, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage 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
Exhibition: Reclaimed Creations11am-4pmVisual Arts Enter a wonderland of airy horses, birds, and sea creatures appearing to fly, swim, run and swirl. Sayaka Kajita Ganz creates sculptures from reclaimed plastic objects, arranging the fragments of...City: Towson
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
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
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural The exhibition offers a sweeping new perspective on the contributions black artists have made to the evolution of visual art from the 1940s to the present moment.City: Baltimore
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
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
Murder Mystery: The Late Late Late ShowVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual 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.City: Cumberland
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
Pat McCleary + 7 Artists: Family TreeVisual Arts Art exhibit includes paintings, pastels, watercolors, photos, digital art and quilt hangings. Opening reception: 10/3 5-7pm. Artist Talks: Pat McCleary 10/5 2-4pm; Elizabeth Beachley 10/26 2-4pm.City: Hagerstown
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
PROXYVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play. Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family. When we die, who cares for those we...City: Baltimore
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
Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life11am-5pmVisual Arts Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life: Still Growing...Reinvented...Take Two...Another Chapter...Onward, explores a second adventure in the artist's life in which she is free to explore her artistic craft in...City: Cumberland
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
Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s StyleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage This is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries featuring nearly 100 examples of women’s...City: Baltimore
Sushama Parikh10am-5pmVisual Arts Longtime Montpelier Resident Artist, Sushama Parikh, has studied and practiced her art worldwide. In this exhibition, Parikh showcases some of her favorite pieces including sculptures of horses,...City: Laurel
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
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
Walkersville Southern Railroad Murder Mystery Dinner Train6-8pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Enjoy a four-course meal with gracious service in a grand setting. Board our richly restored 1920s-era dining car at the train station in Walkersville for 6pm departure. Relax to fine dining...City: Walkersville
Seeing the Invisible: INFRARED Photography Exhibition - Walter CalahanVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Stevenson University is proud to feature the infrared photography of Walter Calahan, Art...City: Stevenson
DraculaVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts Adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker. The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.City: Baltimore
Friday Night Flicks - Outdoor Movie Series at The Avenue at White Marsh6-9pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Mark your calendars for Friday Night Flicks, every Friday Night in October. Enjoy patio dining or grab a bite to-go and bring a blanket and enjoy a outdoor movie screening, every Friday night in...City: Baltimore
Artistic Echoes: FSU Faculty and Student Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts Featuring work by faculty and students in the Visual Arts Department at Frostburg State University, this show represents the range of artistic media taught at FSU, including painting, sculpture,...City: Cumberland
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
Legendary Fertility Statues Arrive in Ocean City!9am-10pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The Most Popular Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Touring Exhibit begins a limited engagement on Ocean City's Boardwalk. This exhibit is so popular, we recommend that you contact us before making your...City: Ocean City
The Bodice ProjectVaries depending on dayVisual Arts DISTRICT Arts, in conjunction with the Bodice Project, is hosting a breast cancer awareness sculptural exhibit during Breast Cancer Awareness month. The exhibit will run from October 4-October 27...City: Frederick
The Best of the Art League of GermantownVaries depending on dayVisual Arts The Art League of Germantown has curated a fine art display of paintings, drawings, photographs, mixed media, and sculpture. All exhibited pieces are available for sale. Free opening reception/meet...City: Rockville
Maryland STEM Festival 2019Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Join over 30,000 Marylanders who take part in the State's annual celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. With over 600 separate events, every County and Baltimore City will...City: Baltimore
Belle! An improvised comedic play at Charm City Fringe FestivalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous Charm City Fringe Festival and Fade to Black present an improvised play done in the style of Tennessee Williams. This original comedic one-act play lovingly parodies great works such as a Streetcar...City: Baltimore
Elizabeth Casqueiro: Ballyhoo10am-6pmVisual Arts, Ongoing Gallery exhibition of paintings that capture the comic book nature of society.City: Germantown
Tom Greaves: Middlemost Daft10am-6pmVisual Arts, Ongoing Gallery exhibition of assemblages of collected objects that explore the absurd.City: Germantown
Fall in Love with Science!Varies depending on dayNature & Outdoor, Ongoing, Miscellaneous This fall, join us to learn all about native trees and autumn leaves. Do you know the science behind the beautiful fall colors we see adorning the trees each year? Come find out, and create your own...City: Havre de Grace
Second Tri-Annual Maryland State Artist Registry Juried Exhibition12N-4pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Multicultural Join Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), in celebrating a statewide, juried exhibition highlighting the wide range of artists and artwork featured on...City: Baltimore
Patio Party at Ruddy Duck1-4pmFood & Drink Outdoor Patio Party with live music, local guest bartenders, great food and Ruddy Duck craft beer. Our outdoor patio is dog-friendly and shaded. If it is raining the party will be held indoors.City: Dowell
Music At The WineryVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Linganore Winecellars presents Music At The Winery on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through November. Come out to the winery, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere, and sounds from our featured artists...City: Mount Airy
O.C.toberfest Beach MazeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard,...City: Ocean City
The Department of Visual & Performing Arts Presents: GOOD KIDSVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Something happened to Chloe after that party Saturday night. Something she says she can’t remember. Something everybody at the High School is talking about. Mature. By Naomi Iizuka's. City: Silver Spring
Artists in Fiction3pm, 7pmVisual Arts, Literary Arts Explore the fictions of your favorite artists, turning the pages of both popular and lesser-known novels, then join fellow readers and art enthusiasts one Wednesday a month to discuss forgotten...City: North Bethesda
Christmas in the Woods Craft ShowVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Get yourself in the holiday spirit by visiting Christmas in the Woods craft show. It's not just all about Christmas. There are Maryland themed items, sports photos, home decor, decorated trees,...City: Bel Air
Creative Writing Workshops Strathmore Mansion7pmPerforming Arts Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind! Whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for years, you are welcome; no experience is required.City: North Bethesda