9pm-12:30amBaltimore's New Year's Eve SpectacularFairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Ring in the New Year with friends and family, live music by area bands and a grand fireworks display over the Inner Harbor. Live Music begins at 9pm...
5-7pmKrumpe's Donut DropFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Family festivities at City Square in downtown Hagerstown. Music, activities, hot chocolate, coffee, & Krumpe's Famous Donuts lead up to the...
3pm-12MAnnapolis New Year's Eve CelebrationVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Family activities at Weems Whelan Fields fill the day and music and dancing fills the night at City Dock for this celebration wishing 2019 goodbye...
9pm-3amBig Night DC New Year's Eve Extravaganza - Gaylord NationalPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Largest All-Inclusive New Year's Eve Gala in America. Spectacular event features: 15 themed party areas, five dance floors, awesome band lineup, huge...
4-7pm, 10pm-1amNew Year's Eve Murder Mystery TrainPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Ring in the New Year aboard the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. Guests will enjoy a show and special dinner. Plus, there will be a free Champagne...
7:30pmDeanna Bogart New Year's Eve ConcertPerforming Arts Down Beat magazine describes award-winning multi-instrumentalist Deanna Bogart as "an extravagant entertainer"-- and entertain is what Bogart does...
9pm-2amCharm City Countdown New Years Eve BallPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Baltimore's biggest NYE party with this year's theme "Enchanted Forest Moonlight Masquerade: A Renaissance Fantasy Ball." See our website and go to...
5:30pm-1amNew Year's Eve Comedy at Positano Italian Restaurant BethesdaPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Reservations for dinner in Main Dining Room (opens 5:30) before show: Email: Reserve@ePositano.com.
7:30am-5:30pmSchool's Out Art Expedition - December 31Visual Arts Embark on a design exploration where everyone is an artist and everything is art. Experiment with new skills and techniques to create your own...
9pm-1amNew Year's Eve Celebration at the Liriodendron Mansion with Pairings BistroFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Ring in 2020 at the elegant Liriodendron Mansion with Pairings Bistro. Enjoy open bar with premium drink, food from Pairings Bistro including prime...
New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise in AnnapolisFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Ring in the New Year on an fireworks elegant cruise onboard Catherine Marie, Watermark's flagship vessel.A DJ will provide entertainment and music...
5-7:30pmMidnight at 7 at Symphony of LightsFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous See Howard County dazzle with a New Year's Eve fireworks display! Walk through the animated light displays with your family and friends, enjoy food,...
11pmNew Years Eve "Key Drop" in FrederickPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Ring in the New Year with the Civitan Club of Frederick at the annual Key Drop on Carroll Creek! The beautiful key is forged steel. Music by The...
8pmNew Year’s Eve Casino RoyalePerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous New Year’s Eve Gala with Casino Games and Live Entertainment. Enjoy the gourmet buffet. Music is by "Let It Flow Band," plus DJ Torch. Comedian...
9-11:59pmNew Year's Eve Murder Mystery Dinner - Columbia MDPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Looking for a little murder, mystery and mayhem to bring in the new year? Join Whodunnit for Hire and the Doubletree by Hilton for a fun 1920s theme...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity for the Year of the Woman10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.City: Baltimore
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 exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection. Check schedule...City: Baltimore
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
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
Free Form: 20th-Century Studio Craft10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women This exhibition presents a selection of embroidery, ceramics, and jewelry by innovative American artists who shifted away from the functional aspect of craft towards an avant-garde engagement with...City: Baltimore
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, Celebrating Women 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
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
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
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
Annmarie Ornament Show & SaleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Looking for a unique gift made with love? The Annmarie Ornament Show...City: Solomons
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa. Check...City: Baltimore
Sailing Through Winter SolsticeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Ongoing Visit 18 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
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
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
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
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
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!)10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, the world's leading eco-scientists...City: Baltimore
National Harbor Tree Light Show Presented by Chase5:30pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Ongoing Through January 5, ignite your holiday spirit with the nightly lighting of the 56-foot tree at National Harbor. The light show is accompanied by snowfall as two million twinkling lights come on...City: Middleburg
The Hutzler's Experience: How a Small Dry Goods Store Became a Maryland InstitutionVaries depending on dayHistory & Heritage The exhibition recalls what was an all-day experience for customers when they visited Hutzler’s, displaying products, behind-the scenes video, ephemera, employee uniforms...City: Baltimore