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Saturday, May 30, 2020

12N-7pmWashington Folk Festival - Glen EchoPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Music festival showcases the diversity of traditional music in the area. Musicians, storytellers, dancers and craftspeople make this festival...
2pmCallaloo - The Trickster and the Magic QuiltPerforming Arts, Multicultural Join the Callaloo Kids ensemble as they go on an adventure to the Gullah Sea Islands in search of a long-lost patch for Zoe’s grandmother's quilt...
Vintage Vibe MarketsVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Vintage Vibe Market is a combination of home décor, vintage based jewelry, clothing, and up-cycled products made from re-purposed goods, antiques,...
12N-8pmThe Great Food & Fashion Festival of India - Golgappa Eating Contest!Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Multicultural The Festival and Golgappa Eating Contest features food from different parts of India, that is yummy, lipsmacking, and droolworthy along with a DJ,...
10am-5pmThe Hive Vintage & Handmade Spring MarketFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Multicultural Our Hive market is one not to miss! We have over 50 vendors selling one-of-a-kind vintage and handmade goods, live music, food trucks, and a full...

Monthly events occurring on this date

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
The Maryland Corn MazeVaries depending on dayFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Get lost in an eight acre Corn Maze then stay...City: Gambrills
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
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
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
Julie Wills10am-5pmVisual Arts Drawing inspiration from celestial sources, Julie Wills creates mixed media drawings and installations. Materials represent metaphors while exploring constancy and mutability, current conditions, and...City: Laurel
Linda Bernard and Roslyn Logsdon10am-5pmVisual Arts Linda Bernard and Roslyn Logsdon have exhibited together for many years. They take raw materials, such as clay or yarn, and transform them into ceramic vessels and hooked wall hangings. In this...City: Laurel
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
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
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
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
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
StraightVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous In a contemporary society that often insists you can only be one or the other — Ben likes beer, sports, Emily — and Chris. A provocative, intricate and compelling comic drama, Straight takes us on an...City: Baltimore
Open Modern Dance Classes in St. Michaels10:30am-12NPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Continuum Dance will offer monthly open modern dance classes in collaboration with the Perkins Family YMCA on the second Saturday of each month. These classes are a great opportunity for individuals...City: St. Michaels
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
Murder Myster Dinner - Frederick6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Dutch's Daughter Restaurant and Whodunnit for Hire have teamed up to bring you CLUE the murder mystery based on the board game.City: Frederick
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
Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Seven paintings from American artist Ellen Lesperance’s ongoing Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp series are presented with her Congratulations and Celebrations participatory project.City: Baltimore
Free First Thursday and Highlights Tour10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Enjoy free museum admission and a highlights tour at 11am every first Thursday of the month. For groups of 10 or more, call to book the tour (410-685-3750).City: Baltimore
A Perfect Power: Motherhood and African Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Nearly 40 objects from public and private collections range from monumental headdresses of elderly mothers to sculptures representing mythic female ancestors to demonstrate the cultural significance...City: Baltimore
Awake and SingVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts In a crowded Bronx apartment, three generations of the working-class Berger family struggle against the odds during the Great Depression to make ends meet while keeping their dreams for tomorrow...City: Baltimore
The Berlin Farmer's Market9am-1pmFood & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Take advantage of local fresh produce, baked goods, jams, jellies, art and more at our weekly Farmer's Market.City: Berlin
Big LovePerforming Arts Fifty Greek maidens flee across the sea to Italy and claim refugee status to escape fifty arranged marriages; fifty Grecian men follow in pursuit.City: Bethesda
In Good Taste Art Exhibition Series: Expressing in the Abstract by April C. House6:30am-6pmVisual Arts Lord Baltimore Hotel hosts its newest “In Good Taste” art exhibition featured in its LB Bakery. Come explore the works of talented local artist April C. House, who specializes in abstract encaustic...City: Baltimore
She: An Expression of Womanhood10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women More than 90 works by 70 artists from Maryland and across the nation. The exhibit contains compelling stories and images of the joys, sorrows, and complexities of womanhood. Check website to confirm...City: Solomons
In Good Taste Art Exhibition Series: Expressing in the Abstract by April C. House - Call Ahead6:30am-6pmVisual Arts Lord Baltimore Hotel hosts its newest “In Good Taste” art exhibition in its LB Bakery. Come explore the works of talented local artist April C. House, who specializes in abstract encaustic painting...City: Baltimore
Bloom & Grow: Brilliant BotanicalsVisual Arts Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented....City: Solomons
NOW ONLINE! Creative Writing Workshops Strathmore Mansion7pmLiterary 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
She: An Expression of Womanhood - VIRTUAL TOUR10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women More than 90 works by 70 artists from Maryland and across the nation. The exhibit contains compelling stories and images of the joys, sorrows, and complexities of womanhood. Check website to confirm...City: Solomons
GCTV presents! Weekly LIVE virtual performances!7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Join us each Wednesday night at 7:30pm for a LIVE performance! (Length of performance will vary each week). All performances are family friendly unless otherwise indicated. GCTV will continue until...City: Chestertown
BSO Offstage - Virtually YoursPerforming Arts Although we are not able to perform for you in-person right now, we continue to share music through BSO Offstage. Visit https://www.BSOmusic.org/OffStage for quality content including past...City: Baltimore
Bloom & Grow: Brilliant Botanicals - VIRTUAL & In Person When AppropriateVisual Arts Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented....City: Solomons
Gaithersburg Book Festival VIRTUALFairs & Festivals, Literary Arts, Multicultural Annual celebration of great books and great writing, featuring more than 100 award-winning and best-selling authors. 11th year. Please check the schedule for surprise extras!City: Gaithersburg
Asia North 2020: Tradition-Memory-Transformation11amVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural In this online exhibition, twenty-five regional Asian and Asian American artists express, illustrate, and address the fusion of cultures, drawing from traditional art forms, memories of homeland, and...City: Baltimore
Baltimore Jewish Film Festival - VIRTUALVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The BJFF is now VIRTUAL! Join us online May 16-June 10 for this diverse selection of dynamic, inspiring and meaningful films from around the world, examining Jewish history, heritage, and culture....City: Owings Mills
Art & Mindfulness - VIRTUALLY7-8:15pmVisual Arts JOIN US to connect, create and de-stress during COVID-19. This class for adults is designed to engage both mind and body through artistic expression using art supplies commonly found around the house.City: Silver Spring
One for the Books: Online Exhibit & Virtual Art Workshops for Hereford LibraryVisual Arts, Literary Arts We invite you to "browse the catalog” of Make Studio artists’ selection of artworks for Hereford, inspired by literature and/or with an imaginative literary bent.City: Baltimore
The Gift of Living Well: Online Exhibit of Works & Words by Gloria Garrett and Tyrone WeedonVisual Arts Baltimore natives Gloria Garrett and Tyrone Weedon celebrate life through art. They treat their subjects – as well as all of us who view their art – with tenderness.City: Baltimore
Candice Breitz: Too Long, Didn't Read ONLINE12M-12MVisual Arts, Celebrating Women For over two decades, Candice Breitz (born Johannesburg, South Africa 1972) has joined video, portraiture, and popular culture to question the stories we listen to as we make sense of a society rife...City: Baltimore
BSO Pulse Rewind - Over WTMD Airwaves7pmPerforming Arts Enjoy BSO Pulse concerts broadcast over the next six weeks on Wednesdays at 7pm on air or at WTMD.org/radio.City: Baltimore
Strawberry Non-Festival (Drive-Through Pick-Up June 6 with Pre-Order!)Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Though we are hopeful we will be able to hold this family-favorite later this year, the reality is we just are not sure what the future holds. So follow along on social media for a trip down memory...City: Sandy Spring
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!) VIRTUALLY10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, eco-scientists...City: Baltimore