8pmOleta AdamsPerforming Arts The music of Oleta Adams dwells in gospel, while crossing effortlessly into the realms of soul, R&B, urban, and popular music. Adam’s has...
8-9pmHalf-Scripted, an Improv Comedy Theater ShowPerforming Arts See two actors, one with script they must stick to and another actor without a script who must improvise the part. Watch two people desperately try...
5-9pmNovember First Saturday in Downtown FrederickFairs & Festivals First Saturday means all day activities, late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way. During...
1-3pmPreservation Techniques and Informal AppraisalVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Join appraiser Todd Peenstra and Collections Manager Joseph Sherren to get an appraisal of your small, decorative historical objects, and learn how...
10am-5pmPrince George’s County Juried Exhibition: Reflections of SelfVisual Arts Throughout time, artists have been skilled practitioners of self-reflection and introspection. This year’s county-juried exhibition highlights the...
10am-5pmSahomi NakaVisual Arts Sahomi Naka is a printmaker who mixes new and traditional techniques to create a safe and healthy printmaking process. Naka allows the materials to...
10am-5pmTinam ValkVisual Arts With subdued colors and layers of texture, Tinam Valk explores land and seascapes. The mixed media paintings depict ambivalent situations that take...
11am-2:30pmSwedish Festival and Bazaar - More than just Meatballs!Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Multicultural Enjoy imported Swedish foods and gifts, traditional Scandinavian musicians, and Swedish homemade baked goods. Smorgasbord includes traditional pea...
1-6pmFall Back Ciders, Spirits & Wine FestFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous More than 25 cideries, distilleries & wineries will provide unlimited responsible sampling alongside great local food and live music from...
12N-4pmOyster & Brew Festival on Tilghman IslandFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Enjoy a day by the water, slurping oysters and sipping craft brews. This waterfront event features oysters and other foods, craft beer, live music,...
10am-12:30pmFused Glass Square Bowl Sampling WorkshopVisual Arts In this fun sampling workshop, learn basic fused glass techniques and create your own fused glass square bowl. Bring your friends for a fun morning...
10am-12NPainting Exploration on YUPO: DemoVisual Arts In a step-by-step demonstration of her unique methods and techniques, you will watch as Kathy Daywalt manipulates water-based pigments when painting...
12N-4pmEmancipation Day Celebration at Button Farm Living History CenterPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Celebrate the day in 1864 when Maryland changed its constitution to abolish slavery during the Civil War. Button Farm commemorates 155 years of...
10am-12:30pmHoliday Card MakingVisual Arts 'Tis the season... to step up your holiday card-making game. Make them early before the hustle and bustle of the season. Learn how to carve your own...
5:30-8pmWine and Beer Harvest at Loyola UniversityFood & Drink, Miscellaneous A tasting of fine international and local wines, craft beers, delicious hor d'oeuvres, live music, and a silent auction to benefit Mother Seton...
Star Bright Farm Fall FestivalFairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor A Star Bright Farm gathering to share in food, drinks and entertainment. The farm market will be open for those who would like to shop around for a...
Varies depending on dayBSO Presents Movie With Orchestra: Ghostbusters (1984)Performing Arts Bring your proton pack and join the original paranormal investigation and elimination team as they capture their first ghost, with the score...
10am, 11:15am, 1pm, 2:15pmSkills for the Working Musician at Strathmore MansionPerforming Arts Strathmore’s Institute for Artistic & Professional Development, which has proudly supported the budding careers of musicians for over a decade,...
11am-2pmFamily Workshop: Mint Tin Creature BedsVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Create the perfect hibernation hideaway for your favorite small stuffed animal! We'll be decorating metal mint tins and turning them into a cozy...
2:30-3:30pmJubilee Voices at Button FarmPerforming Arts, Civil War, History & Heritage The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices joins Button Farm Living History Center for a celebration of Maryland Emancipation Day, commemorating 155 years...
10-11:30amWTMD Saturday Morning Tunes: Grateful Dead Tribute for KidsPerforming Arts This is a concert the whole family can enjoy! For all ages, from infants to 92. If you’re a Grateful Dead fan with young kids, you’ve probably wanted...
7:30pmCelebration of International DancePerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Multicultural The Performing Arts Repertory Company (PARC), a non-profit arts organization, will present A Celebration of International Dance with performances by...
12N-1pmOne Maryland One Book 2019 Author at Brilliant BaltimoreLiterary Arts Maryland Humanities welcomes pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, who helped expose the lead in Flint, Michigan’s water. The author of WHAT THE EYES DON'...
11am-6pmSandy Spring Slave Museum Celebrates Emancipation Day with Jazz EnsemblesPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Celebrate Emancipation Day with an afternoon of Music and Arts. Enjoy performances by Howard University's premier Jazz Musicians featuring AFRO BLUE...
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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
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
Light City BaltimoreVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Literary Arts Light City transforms Baltimore with light displays, sculptures, video projections, and music to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This year, Light City has moved to November and is joined by...City: Baltimore
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up, or for more information. Free to attend...City: Chestertown
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
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
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
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
Benita Keller: Through Rose-Colored GlassesVisual Arts Photography Exhibit: Benita Keller: Through Rose-Colored Glasses October 31 through December 3. Opening Reception: Thursday, 11/7 5-7pm. Artist Talk: 11/23 2-4pm. Gallery hours: Tuesdays - Fridays,...City: Hagerstown
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 focus exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection.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, 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
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
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
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
Paul Henderson: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era10am-7pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The Goucher College Library welcomes this Maryland Historical Society traveling exhibition. Paul Henderson was a photojournalist and the Baltimore Afro-American’s first photographer, who captured...City: Baltimore
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
Prince George’s County Juried Exhibition: Reflections of Self10am-5pmVisual Arts Throughout time, artists have been skilled practitioners of self-reflection and introspection. This year’s county-juried exhibition highlights the variety of ideas that artists use to create...City: Laurel
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
Sahomi Naka10am-5pmVisual Arts Sahomi Naka is a printmaker who mixes new and traditional techniques to create a safe and healthy printmaking process. Naka allows the materials to help her create the image as she captures fleeting...City: Laurel
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
Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s StyleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage This exhibition is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries and features nearly 100...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
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
Tinam Valk10am-5pmVisual Arts With subdued colors and layers of texture, Tinam Valk explores land and seascapes. The mixed media paintings depict ambivalent situations that take the viewer on an emotional journey.City: Laurel
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
Happy Hour with Plan B Comedy Show7-8pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural Every Friday at 7pm, kick back with Baltimore Improv Group’s longest-running team Plan B, for a special Happy Hour show. This team plays short form (Whose Line is it Anyway?-style).They’ll delight...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
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
Scottfield Theatre Company presents Scrooge! The MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts SCROOGE! follows the plot of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night.City: Havre de Grace
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
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
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
BIG Time: Interview & Improv Comedy Show8-9pmPerforming 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
Brilliant BaltimoreVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Literary Arts This year, Light City unites with the Baltimore Book Festival for a world-class celebration of light, art, literature and innovation under the theme of Brilliant Baltimore City: Baltimore
Matilda the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Other Voices Theatre presents Matilda the Musical, the story of an extraordinary girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind.City: Frederick
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
The White RoseVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Based on actual events, The White Rose tells the story of a group of students in Munich who chose to actively protest the Nazi regime. The White Rose is an intense and devastating drama confronting a...City: Annapolis
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
Día de los MuertosVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The museum’s community altar will be on display for two weeks leading up to our Día de los Muertos Community Celebration on November 2. We invite members of the public to bring items to place on the...City: Baltimore
DISTRICT Arts Presents "FUSION"Varies depending on dayVisual Arts “FUSION,” is a juried artist exhibition that illustrates the joining of two or more “things." The works of 20 artists will be featured reflecting a variety of media and styles. The exhibit runs from...City: Frederick
Fools by Neil SimonVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts, Miscellaneous Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He's landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives he finds people sweeping dust from the stoops back into their houses and milking cows...City: Bel Air
Little Red's Most Unusual DayVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts On a beautiful day, a caped girl sets off to visit her ailing grandmother—but she’s not the only one out for a stroll. You know the traditional “Little Red Riding Hood” story. Now see Lambert Hall’s...City: Gaithersburg
Class Clowns - an Improv Comedy Showcase7-7:30pmPerforming Arts What happens when the teachers encourage the class clowns? Class pandemonium! Or a very funny live comedy show! Every Sunday, four of Baltimore's up-and-coming improv students take the stage...City: Baltimore
Family Workshop: Mint Tin Creature Beds11am-2pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Create the perfect hibernation hideaway for your favorite small stuffed animal! We'll be decorating metal mint tins and turning them into a cozy little creature bed.City: Hagerstown
New Media: Poetry in MotionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts An exhibit that transforms the gallery into a screening room to showcase recent video works by Vin Grabill, Brandon Morse, and Joon Sung. These artists experiment with time-based media to create...City: Ellicott City
Free Admission Weekend for Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural All tickets for Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art are free for two weekends -- October 26-27 and November 23-24 -- thanks to generous sponsorship from Bank of America.City: Baltimore