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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Bethesda's Winter WonderlandPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Celebrate the holiday season from 1-4pm in Veterans Park in downtown Bethesda with a variety of performances, live ice sculpting, a visit from Santa...
Charm City Craft Mafia - Holiday HeapVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Juried show featuring the area's best indie crafters peddling their wares for you holiday shopping needs. Food and beverage sales, music, kid...
10am-2pmSock Monkey SaturdayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Make your very own Sock Monkey a great last-minute gift, and a family-fun activity.
Varies depending on daySanta's Magic WorkshopVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Kids make their own Christmas ornaments. Other activities include a train display, festive lights, seasonal music, hayrides, refreshments and Santa...
Tours depart hourly: 11am, noon, 1,2,3pmColonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary's CityPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Celebrate Christmas the way the first Marylanders did with a walking tour of holiday traditions. Tours depart hourly, beginning at 11am. The final...
10am-3pmNatural Holiday Sale - Howard County ConservancyVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Enjoy our annual Holiday Sale - fun for the whole family. Browse locally crafted natural gifts while enjoying music and refreshments. Children can...
Frostburg Storybook HolidayFairs & Festivals, Literary Arts Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is coming to town! Enjoy breakfast with the Elves, Secret Elf Workshop, Photo with an Elf, a parade, the Storybook Holiday...
Varies depending on dayCandlelight House Tour - Historic FrederickVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Delight in the architectural nuances and historic significance during this tour of historic private Frederick homes elaborately adorned with holiday...
Varies depending on dayThe Nutcracker presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland - Maryland HallPerforming Arts The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents The Nutcracker. Discover the possibility of dreams and the magic of Christmas.
3-5pmSuper Secret Elf WorkshopVisual Arts Children complete Elf project while parents browse and shop. Kids can create crafts to give as holiday presents. Gift wrapping supplies are provided...
11am-5pmChristmas Craft Show - Harford Vineyard & WineryFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Spend the day shopping great locally made art and craft vendors while sipping your favorite Harford Vineyard wine. Select wines for gifts, holiday...
11am-2pmOcean City Christmas ParadeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous The holiday parade starts at 11AM. The event will feature more than 50 units, including high school bands, horses, antique cars, colorful holiday...
10am-3pmChristmas on the (North) Beach Holiday Parade, Holiday Market and SantaPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Spectators from afar line up for the Pat Carpenter Holiday Parade, bringing hundreds of people to the Beach. Santa & Mrs. Claus come too and...
11am-4pmColonial ChristmasPerforming Arts, History & Heritage This light-hearted tour of the Town Center follows a newly freed servant (and his fellow colonists) as he employs holiday traditions and the goodwill...
5-9pmDecember Saturdays in Downtown FrederickVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink December Saturdays mean all day activities, holiday lights, late-night shopping and dining, and a free trolley to guide your way. During each of the...
10am-3pmHolidays on the FarmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage Ray Owen’s holiday/agricultural musical shows at 10:30; 11:30; 12:30; and 1:30. Hands-on kids’ activities; miniature train display; Santa in the...
7:30pm, 9:30pmSalisbury Symphony Orchestra Presents Horn for the HolidaysPerforming Arts Enjoy this live orchestral concert on the campus of Salisbury University featuring Gregory Miller, Horn.
8pmThe LettermenPerforming Arts The beautiful voices of the singing trio, The Lettermen, first hit the music charts in 1961 with "The Way You Look Tonight" and "When I Fall In Love."
8-10pmThe Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration in Ocean CityPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous The Grammy Award-winning group play their "Shine The Light On Christmas" show at the OC Performing Arts Center. Experience the much-loved ‘rocking...
7-9pmHandel's Messiah - Bach in Baltimore Goes to Ellicott CityPerforming Arts There is no better way to usher in the spirit of the season than with the magnificent Handel’s Messiah. Lift your voices with ours in this time-...
5:30-9:30pmCeltic Christmas Concert featuring Charlie Zahm & FriendsPerforming Arts, Multicultural The annual Christmas Concert features Charlie Zahm & friends with traditional Christmas songs and many of Charlies original tunes. Refreshments:...
3-5pmHoliday Film Series: The StarPerforming Arts We welcome everyone to join us for the Shrine’s Film Series in December, which features a free showing of The Star. A small but brave donkey and his...
2pmFamily Fun Series: Holidays Around the WorldPerforming Arts Tis the season for hilarity! When the tour guides for Worldwide Tours get separated at holiday time, a worldwide adventure awaits.
11am-5pmA Stitch to Wear: Wearable Art Competition & ExhibitionVisual Arts This juried competition will focus on art as attire, and will include anything that can be worn, including jewelry.
7:30-9:30pmSymphony Orchestra: Washington, Sibelius, & Prokofiev Piano ConcertoPerforming Arts Jordan Randall Smith makes his HSO conducting debut in the following program: Shelley Washington: The Third Colossus Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C...
Charles County Holiday TrailPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Get into the holiday spirit while visiting historic and cultural landmarks. Admission, dates/times vary with locations. Please visit website for...
3pmBSO Presents Handel MessiahPerforming Arts Edward Polochick leads the BSO Symphonic Chorale in this holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah, featuring the iconic “Hallelujah” Chorus.
Varies depending on dayMetropolitan Ballet Theatre's Annual Production of The NutcrackerPerforming Arts Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's 31st Annual Production of The Nutcracker.
10-10:45amThe Nutcracker Suite - Metropolitan Ballet TheatrePerforming Arts MBT's The Nutcracker Suite, a shorter-length version of the classic holiday ballet
11am-2pmFamily Workshop: Create Buttermold OrnamentsVisual Arts, History & Heritage Create an heirloom salt dough ornament for your home this holiday season! Using acrylic paint and some of our collection of antique buttermolds, you'...
10am-12:30pmFused Glass Square Bowl Sampling Workshop - December 7Visual 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...
1pmVienna TengPerforming Arts “So come out. You have been waiting long enough.” This clarion call opens Aims, Vienna Teng’s fifth studio album. It’s as much a reminder for Vienna...
7:30-10pmColumbia Orchestra: American StoriesPerforming Arts Join The Columbia Orchestra for an evening of American Music.
12N-5pmFestival of Trains with Queen Anne's Railroad SocietyVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage See 10,000 square feet of fantastic model train displays. Enjoy complimentary refreshments, silent auctions, raffles and history displays. Some...
10am-7pmPoplar Hall Christmas Market in Chesapeake CityFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage An Old World European style Christmas Market with artisans offering all handmade goods, amazing fare & Biergartens, vintage British car &...
Varies depending on dayThe WizPerforming Arts The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a joyous modern retelling of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s story reflecting...
11am-1pmACLT's Annual Wreath and Greens SaleVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Begin your holidays with beautiful hand-made wreaths made from freshly-cut greenery plus lots more!
Downtown Dollar Or Less DaysPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Attractions throughout Baltimore offer admission for $1 or less December 7 & 8. Hours and participation vary by attraction. Check the website as...
7-10pmShort Film Slam: Round V Championships presented by The Madlab PostVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural It all comes down to the top dozen short films of the year! Come watch an international selection of animation, documentary and live action shorts at...
Varies depending on dayBel Cantanti Opera - Donizetti's "Don Pasquale"Performing Arts Performed in Italian with English supertitles. In costume, fully staged, accompanied by orchestra. Norina: Leah Brzyski; Don Pasquale: Andrew...
7pmCapital Ringers "Ring Christmas Bells!"Performing Arts Capital Ringers celebrates 15 seasons on Delmarva with “Ring Christmas Bells!” Come along on a wintry ride with some of America’s most beloved...
10am-3pmHarvester HolidaysFairs & Festivals, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Tractor ride through downtown Frederick at 2:30pm, photo with Santa, ornament making, train displays, toy displays, and a music program in the manor...
10am-12NMedical Illustration at the Medical Museum: Watercolor PencilsVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous Join museum staff for an introduction to historic medical illustrations from the museum's archives. Then try your hand at making illustrations of...
8-10pmNational Philharmonic Singers Presents A Fantasia on Christmas CarolsPerforming Arts Free holiday concert to benefit Community Ministries of Rockville. The National Philharmonic Singers is a virtuoso chamber choir that specializes in...
9am-3pmHoliday Bazaar at Baltimore's War Memorial BuildingVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Visit more than 30 local crafters and other vendors. spread out over two floors of this historic building near City Hall. Entry to the Bazaar is free...
5-7pmMeet the Artists at DISTRICT ArtsVisual Arts DISTRICT Arts, a contemporary art gallery located in downtown Frederick, MD, is pleased to host “MEET the ARTISTS.” We welcomed 11 new artists to the...
Bel Cantanti Opera - Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" CANCELLED!Performing Arts All performances cancelled due to illness.
11amBSO Presents The SnowmanPerforming Arts Be transported to a winter wonderland in this enchanting story of a young boy’s magical friendship with a snowman which comes to life and takes him...
Varies depending on dayLive Music & Santa, Oh My!Performing Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Cold, Cold, Go Away. Come Inside Where You Can Play! Looking for a fun place for the entire family? A place where kids are encouraged to wiggle in...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Annual Ornament Show & SaleVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Unique and affordable ornaments by regional artists are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the main gallery of the arts building. Back for the 11th year. Some dates coincide with the very...City: Solomons
Lights on the Bay5-10pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Drive through 2mile festive light display at Sandy Point State Park. The festival highlights Annapolis and Eastern Shore Culture. Purchase your 3-D glasses upon admission to make the already magical...City: Annapolis
Miracle on 34th StreetVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Inflatable snowglobes, musical trains and blinking angels adorn homes. A few even allow visitors to peek inside. Lights are on every night from Thanksgiving weekend to January 1, including Christmas...City: Baltimore
Festival of TreesVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage Experience the historic 1820 residence transformed for the season with twinkling lights, wreaths and trees decorated by local individuals, businesses and nonprofits. Vote for your favorite. Closed...City: Frederick
Annmarie Garden In LightsVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Take a magical tour through the glittering woods. As you stroll, you will be transported to a fantastical place of spectacular lights & amazing "light sculptures." Enjoy music, cafe & ornament show.City: Solomons
Victorian Christmas in BerlinFairs & Festivals Berlin, "The coolest small town in America," celebrates the holidays with a traditional Christmas tree lighting kick-off, caroling, a parade, art stroll carriage rides and a New Year's Eve ball drop...City: Berlin
A Great Small Town ChristmasFairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous The town of Oakland celebrates the holidays with a tree lighting ceremony, sleigh rides, treats from Santa, music, dining specials and great shopping with handcrafted and curated gifts.City: Oakland
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
Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArtsVisual Arts The Annual RiverArts Show features works for sale by members of the RiverArts community inspired by the holiday season. The perfect stop on your holiday shopping to see art reflecting the time of...City: Chestertown
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 fordo1@aol.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
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
Christmas on the Potomac Featuring ICE!Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Must-see holiday attraction, ICE! features Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights, acres of decorations and holiday activities that will get you in...City: National Harbor
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
Holiday Midnight Madness Shopping In AnnapolisVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals Lights, garland, action! Historic Annapolis' shops throw open their doors! Enjoy musical performances, food & refreshments & stroll Thursdays, December 5th and 12th, 2019; 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m....City: Annapolis
The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland - Maryland HallVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents The Nutcracker. Discover the possibility of dreams and the magic of Christmas.City: Annapolis
Garden of Lights at Brookside GardensNature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. G-...City: Wheaton
A Christmas Carol at Chesapeake Shakespeare CompanyVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts The classical holiday story told with a Baltimore twist! Ebenezer Scrooge lives in Victorian Baltimore in our one-of-a-kind adaptation of the classic ghost story. City: Baltimore
Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of the YearVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Art Exhibit: Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of 2019 December 5 - January 7. Opening Reception: Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5-7pm. Artist Talk: TBA Please use the A...City: Hagerstown
Festival of Wreaths - Carroll County ArtsVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous More than 150 unique decorated theme wreaths are up for the (silent) auction. Come and see amazing creativity on display. Vote for your favorite and place a bid. Join this holiday tradition as it...City: Westminster
Holiday Candlelight Stroll - Annapolis7-8:30pmHistory & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor Stroll through Annapolis alongside a colonial guide and learn about holiday traditions. Includes tour inside the historic Hammond Harwood House for additional seasonal spirit. Departs Info Booth at...City: Annapolis
Lights on the Bay - Sandy Point State ParkVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Don't miss this spectacular drive-through holiday lights show beside the Chesapeake Bay. The event features dozens of animated...City: Annapolis
Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of 2019Varies depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Juried Community Exhibit w/cash prizes! December 5, 2019 through January 7, 2020. Opening Reception: Thursday, 12/5 5-7pm. Gallery hours: Tuesdays - Fridays, 11am-5pm & Saturdays 10am-4pm.City: Hagerstown
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
Countryside Artisans Holiday Gallery & Studio Tour10am-5pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage Holiday shopping in the countryside means you can discover meaningful gifts of local, original, high-quality art and fine crafts on the Countryside Artisans’ Holiday Gallery...City: Beallsville
David Brosch: Recent Work by a Printmaker10am-5pmVisual Arts David Brosch has focused most of his artistic efforts in the last few years producing monochromatic and full-color etchings and linocuts. This show will include limited edition hand-pulled prints.City: Laurel
December Saturdays in Downtown Frederick5-9pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink December Saturdays mean all day activities, holiday lights, late-night shopping and dining, and a free trolley to guide your way. During each of the first three Saturdays in December, celebrate the...City: Frederick
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
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
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
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
Mickalene Thomas: A Moment's Pleasure10am-5pmVisual Arts The BMA’s commission is the artist’s most ambitious project to date, completely transforming the museum’s two-floor East Lobby and second-floor terrace into a living room for Baltimore.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
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
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
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 Santa Train First ClassVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Ride the train with Santa in our First Class Dining Car. Four people/ table/$100 per table. Have your camera ready as Santa visits everyone. Enjoy hot chocolate and Uncle Ralph's cookies upon...City: Walkersville
Walkersville Southern Railroad Santa Train Regular Excursion11am-12:30pm, 1-2:30pm, 3-4:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Ride the train with Santa and have your camera ready. Santa will visit with each family. Choose to ride in open car, closed car, or the caboose. ASL Santa on 11/30,12/1, 12/15, 12/21, and 12/22.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
Happy Hour with Plan B Comedy ShowPerforming 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
Baltimore Christmas VillageVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Running for its 7th season, Christmas Village in Baltimore will transform West Shore Park at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into an authentic German Christmas market. Over 50 local and international...City: Baltimore
Tidewater Players presents: Elf, The MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. ELF, THE MUSICAL is appropriate...City: Havre de Grace
Annmarie Ornament Show & SaleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Looking for a unique gift made with love? The Annmarie Ornament Show...City: Solomons
A Stitch to Wear: Wearable Art Competition & Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts This juried competition will focus on art as attire, and will include anything that can be worn, including jewelry.City: Cumberland
Sailing Through Winter SolsticeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Ongoing Visit seven unique lighted boats sailing on Carroll Creek Linear Park. It is a joyous display and it is all for local charities. Dusk 'til dawn.City: Frederick
Annie - the musicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s heart despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.City: Chestertown
Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Make it a magical Christmas with tickets to see White Christmas, the musical, performed by Century Drama’s Opening Knights. Tickets are $12. Free admission to military. Toys for Tots collection boxes...City: Eldersburg
The Best Christmas Pageant EverVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't...City: Annapolis
Art For the Holidays Artists' Gallery All Member ShowVaries depending on dayVisual Arts “Art For the Holidays,” Artists' Gallery's all member show, features over 25 artists working in a varied of mediums. The show runs November 5 through January 12. A free reception will be held...City: Ellicott City
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
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's Annual Production of The NutcrackerVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's 31st Annual Production of The Nutcracker.City: Rockville
The Nutcracker Suite - Metropolitan Ballet Theatre10-10:45amPerforming Arts MBT's The Nutcracker Suite, a shorter-length version of the classic holiday balletCity: Rockville
Family Workshop: Create Buttermold Ornaments11am-2pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Create an heirloom salt dough ornament for your home this holiday season! Using acrylic paint and some of our collection of antique buttermolds, you'll make your own German masterpiece.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
A Christmas Carol, the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts 2nd Star Productions in Bowie, MD presents this holiday classic, reimagined by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens.City: Bowie
Winter Festival of Lights - Watkins Regional ParkFairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Enjoy the spectacular drive-through holiday light show with more than a million twinkling lights. This year's festival features fun new displays. Don't miss the giant, 54-foot LED musical tree!City: Upper Marlboro
Winter LightsVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor The 3.5 mile drive through the enchanted setting of Seneca Creek State Park takes you past more than 380 illuminated displays and 65 animated vignettes that light up the night. 23rd spectacular...City: Gaithersburg
Festival of Trains with Queen Anne's Railroad Society12N-5pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, History & Heritage See 10,000 square feet of fantastic model train displays. Enjoy complimentary refreshments, silent auctions, raffles and history displays. Some layouts are even interactive for the kids!City: Chester
Fine Arts and Crafts Holiday Gift Show at Sandy Spring MuseumVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals The annual Fine Arts & Crafts Holiday Gift Show features handmade jewelry, quilts, pottery, and other fine arts and crafts.City: Sandy Spring
The WizVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a joyous modern retelling of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s story reflecting contemporary African-American culture.City: Baltimore
Captured Light: Current Photographic Processes10am-5pmVisual Arts Juried exhibit of contemporary photography from artists across the Mid-Atlantic region.City: Germantown
The Polar Express Train RidePerforming Arts Embark on a magical re-creation of the classic children’s story on a real train. Families will love their trip to the North Pole, complete with hot chocolate and cookies, caroling and holiday...City: Cumberland
Muddy Creek Artists Guild Holiday Art Show and SaleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous It's the Annual Muddy Creek Artists Guild Holiday Art Show and Sale! Come explore unique creations from over 40 local South County artists of almost every medium. You won't want to miss it! Find...City: Edgewater
BARE: Worldwide Musical PhenomenonVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous Bare, the worldwide coming-of-age rock musical phenomenon, and one the most significant pieces of contemporary queer musical theatre, follows a group of high school renegades at a Catholic co-ed...City: Baltimore
Bel Cantanti Opera - Donizetti's "Don Pasquale"Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts Performed in Italian with English supertitles. In costume, fully staged, accompanied by orchestra. Norina: Leah Brzyski; Don Pasquale: Andrew Adelsberger; Malatesta: Rob McGinness; Ernesto: Alan...City: Silver Spring
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!)10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Beckoning all Earthlings — from climate change skeptics to the world's leading eco-scientists...City: Baltimore
Bel Cantanti Opera - Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" CANCELLED!Performing Arts All performances cancelled due to illness.City: Silver Spring
Live Music & Santa, Oh My!Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Cold, Cold, Go Away. Come Inside Where You Can Play! Looking for a fun place for the entire family? A place where kids are encouraged to wiggle in their seats, get up and move? Let your child...City: National Harbor