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December 2019

December 1, 2019

Annual Tree Lighting4-7pmMiscellaneous Crafts start at 4 PM. Mr....City: Hollywood
Festive Families Walk at Symphony of Lights5:30-8pmFairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Festive Families Walk at Symphony of Lights offers a stroll through the Howard County holiday spectacle of more than 100 light displays as well as holiday music, concessions and photos with Santa.City: Columbia
Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats5:30pmPerforming Arts Described by Red Tricycle as “Squirrel Nut Zippers for the younger set,” Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats present kids tunes with roaring ’20s flair.City: North Bethesda
A Very Retro Christmas Holiday Open House at Piney Point12N-4pmHistory & Heritage, Miscellaneous Enjoy the opening of a special RETRO holiday exhibit inside the museum and keeper's quarters. Get a jump on your holiday shopping inside the Museum Store. Buddy the Elf reads children’s holiday...City: Piney Point
Steve Davis Correlations Sextet Concert5-7pmPerforming Arts Trombone ace Steve Davis brings a multi-generational band of top-tier musicians to Baltimore for a memorable concert at the Baltimore Museum of Art.City: Baltimore

December 2, 2019

Warren Wolf, Jazz Percussion, and Aaron Diehl, Piano7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Warren Wolf, Jazz Percussion, and Aaron Diehl, Piano, present as part of the Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series.City: Baltimore
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones8pmPerforming Arts In celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary, Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.City: North Bethesda
Out of the Shadows: Pianistic Voices for Our Time8-9pmPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women Award-winning pianist Lior Willinger presents a solo recital showcasing works by Marianna Martines, Fanny Mendelssohn, Marie Jaell, Teresa Carreno, and Florence Price.City: Baltimore
Free Range Improv Comedy Farewell Show8pmPerforming Arts Three-time Rammie Award winners, Free Range Improv are back at Rams Head On Stage for the 5th time! Free Range Improv delivers the laughs every time in the style of the popular television show "Whose...City: Annapolis
Carroll Singers Presents “Winter Beautiful”7:30-9pmPerforming Arts Carroll Singers presents “Winter Beautiful” at Westminster High. This concert will contain songs such as: “Winter Wonderland,” “Sleigh Ride,” and “White Christmas.”City: Westminster

December 3, 2019

Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers8pmPerforming Arts He may be living in Portland, Oregon, now, but Patterson Hood’s poignant country rock has deep roots in the South.City: North Bethesda
Eric Rachmany8pmPerforming Arts Hailing from San Francisco, Eric Rachmany is best known as the front-man for the band, Rebelution. His musical styles range from Reggae to Rock, from Acoustic to Electronic. You won't want to miss...City: Annapolis
Christmas with Choral Arts7:30pmPerforming Arts Holiday choral favorites in the historic and inspiring setting of The Baltimore Basilica continue a 36-year tradition. Explore the Christmas story and spirit with the sumptuous sounds of voices and...City: Baltimore
LAUNCH Holiday Artisan Marketplace4-7pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Operation A.R.T.S presents the LAUNCH Holiday Artisan Marketplace, a multi-genre event, featuring a gallery tour of our featured local artists, as well as a pop-up market comprised of local creators.City: Gaithersburg
If You Knew Me, You'd Love Me: Finding common ground at very special concert by The Ripple Effect7pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous It seems everywhere we look, people are taking sides. How can we learn to find common ground? The Ripple Effect’s "If You Knew Me, You'd Love Me" is designed to build understanding through music.City: Churchville

December 4, 2019

Peabody Latin Jazz Ensemble7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Peabody Latin Jazz Ensemble performs directed by Warren Wolf.City: Baltimore
John Denver Christmas Show w. Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon8pmPerforming Arts Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon have toured internationally together delighting audiences with their talent, warmth and humor. Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon are not an impersonation act, but seek...City: Annapolis
CES at Frostburg State University presents Terry Barber, Countertenor "Christmas Presence"7:30pmPerforming Arts An evening of carols, beloved classical songs and inspirational favorites from an internationally acclaimed countertenor known for his extraordinarily rare range.City: Frostburg
Holiday Art Competition - Frederick5:30pmVisual Arts A delightful exhibit of original holiday artwork created by local Frederick artists, in the Gardiner Gallery at the Delaplaine Arts Center. Enjoy free light hors d’oeuvres and wine while taking in...City: Frederick
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

December 5, 2019

Sons of Serendip8pmPerforming Arts Join classical crossover quartet the Sons of Serendip, as they put a soul-stirring spin on Christmas classics you know and love.City: North Bethesda
Holiday Maker-Mart5:30-8:30pmVisual Arts Join us for this fun annual event as local artists and artisans offer their unique handmade works for holiday gift-giving. Cross a few items off your gift list and enjoy light refreshments and...City: Ellicott City
Scents & Sweets Competition and Auction5:30pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Let the gingerbread structures and floral arrangements at this year’s Scents & Sweets competition inspire you. Visitors can bid throughout the evening for these special creations.City: Frederick
A Peter White Christmas featuring Euge Groove, Vincent Ingala & Lindsey Webster9:30pmPerforming Arts Make your list and check it twice! This holiday concert is more than just nice. A Peter White Christmas with Euge Groove, Vincent Ingala, and Lindsey Webster is coming to town.City: Annapolis
The Muppet Christmas Carol7:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. RATING: G. RUNTIME: 1hr, 25min. GENRE: Comedy, Drama, Family.City: Frederick

December 6, 2019

Paula Poundstone6:30pmPerforming Arts Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search For Human Happiness," Poundstone offers an unforgettable laughter and insight.City: Annapolis
Paula Poundstone (9:30pm Show)9:30pmPerforming Arts Paula Poundstone is a humorist, author and comedian known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit.City: Annapolis
The Lettermen Live Oldies & Holiday Show7:30-10:30pmPerforming Arts The "Romantic Boy Band of the Century" the Legendary LETTERMEN, with 75 hit albums, comes to Salisbury for a fabulous show with a 60`s song list and a Christmas Twist, a Holiday show for the entire...City: Salisbury
Holidays of Light and Love with the Choral Arts Society of Frederick7:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Join CASF for an evening of music celebrating the warmth of the winter season, and the holidays we cherish. Featuring guest artists Marjory Serrano and a FCC faculty string quartet, and a tribute to...City: Frederick
A John Denver Christmas with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Celebrate the holidays with a Rocky Mountain Christmas. Enjoy classic John Denver interpretations of holiday classics plus all his biggest hits.City: Frederick

December 7, 2019

Sock Monkey Saturday10am-2pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Make your very own Sock Monkey a great last-minute gift, and a family-fun activity.City: Baltimore
Harvester Holidays10am-3pmFairs & 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 house (small fee). 12th Annual.City: Frederick
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 Author/Illustrator Presentation, Letters to Santa,...City: Frostburg
Capital Ringers "Ring Christmas Bells!"7pmPerforming 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 holiday music.City: Berlin
Holidays on the Farm10am-3pmPerforming 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 carriage museum; animals; marshmallow roasting; and...City: Frederick

December 8, 2019

Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Fair12N-4pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Just in time for the holidays, check names off your shopping list. From arts and crafts to jewelry and baked goods, to body and hair care, vendors have everything you want to surprise your loved...City: Silver Spring
WINTER WONDERYESAND: Improv Comedy Show12N-11pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals WINTER WONDERYESAND, Yule Laugh Your Cash Off, is the Baltimore Improv Group's 2019 Fundraiser. This year's show will be an attempt at a holiday-themed expanded universe called WINTER WONDERYESAND....City: Baltimore
Family Holiday Party at the Sandy Spring Museum2-5pmFood & Drink Make it a family tradition to kick off the holiday season at the museum! Enjoy visits with Santa and his elves, live holiday music, mountains of cookies, a hot cocoa bar and hands-on kids craft...City: Sandy Spring
Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Holiday Joy: A Salute to the Music of the Big Band Orchestras"3pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Miscellaneous A festive selection of holiday music highlighting music from the big band orchestras. The MSO will be joined by Baritone, Kevin Short and students of the University of Maryland Opera Studio.City: Ocean City
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker Suite, Sensory-friendly performance10-10:45amPerforming Arts MBT's The Nutcracker Suite, a shorter-length version of the classic holiday ballet- sensory friendly performance.City: Rockville

December 9, 2019

Tail Lights Walk at Symphony of Lights6-7:30pmFairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Explore the magical Lights on foot with your family, friends and pups. Costumes welcome - humans and their dogs are encouraged to take part in our first ever doggie costume contest! Dogs must be on a...City: Columbia
Dave Koz & Friends8pmPerforming Arts Since launching his annual Christmas tour more than two decades ago, acclaimed smooth jazz saxophonist Koz has become a staple of the holiday season for fans around the country.City: North Bethesda
Mike Zito8pmPerforming Arts Co-founder of the acclaimed blues super-group, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Mike Zito's original songs have gained even more depth through road refinement and the band's obvious deepening personal...City: Annapolis
Santa's Magic WorkshopVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Kids make their own Christmas ornaments. Other activities include a train display, festive lights, seasonal music, hayrides, refreshments and Santa. Cost is 2 canned goods for local food pantries.City: Denton
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

December 10, 2019

Wilde Reading Series - December7-8:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Literary Arts This free literary reading features local poets and authors, as well as an open mic for interested audience members. Free of charge, no registration is needed. Featured authors: Jona Colson and...City: Columbia
Squirrel Nut Zippers8pmPerforming Arts Fear not Zipsters. The Squirrel Nut Zippers Holiday Caravan Tour will return for the third consecutive year this winter.City: Annapolis
Mid Shore Band Holiday Concert7-8:30pmPerforming Arts Hear local musicians spread a little cheer through a mix of well-known and lesser-known holiday tunes.City: Ridgely
Santa's Magic WorkshopVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Kids make their own Christmas ornaments. Other activities include a train display, festive lights, seasonal music, hayrides, refreshments and Santa. Cost is 2 canned goods for local food pantries.City: Denton
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

December 11, 2019

The Messenger - Film Screening7-9pmNature & Outdoor, Ongoing, Miscellaneous This film is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a global and human level if we lose them. "The Messenger" explores...City: Havre de Grace
Bill Kirchen's Honky Tonk Holiday Show8pmPerforming Arts Grammy nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter Bill Kirchen is one of the few who can step onto any stage and elicit instant recognition for a career that has spanned 40+ years and includes guitar...City: Annapolis
Santa's Magic WorkshopVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Kids make their own Christmas ornaments. Other activities include a train display, festive lights, seasonal music, hayrides, refreshments and Santa. Cost is 2 canned goods for local food pantries.City: Denton
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 Nutcracker Suite - Metropolitan Ballet Theatre10-10:45amPerforming Arts MBT's The Nutcracker Suite, a shorter-length version of the classic holiday balletCity: Rockville

December 12, 2019

Karim Nagi: Alive & Diverse7:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Internationally renowned Arab drumming and dance specialist Karim Nagi will present an uplifting, joyous, and participatory solo-performance concert for all ages!City: Silver Spring
Smooth Sounds for Seniors - A Jazzy Holiday with the Eric Byrd Trio12NPerforming Arts The Eric Byrd Trio graces our stage with cool arrangements of holiday classics. Everything from traditional holiday carols to modern-day favorites will be performed in their own unique styles of...City: Laurel
Mariah Bonner Sings Songs for Lovers (And Friends!)6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join Mariah Bonner for and evening of Cabaret! She's chosen a set list to keep you and your loved ones warm all winter long! She'll interpret songs by timeless composers such as Gilbert Bécaud,...City: Baltimore
BSO Presents Cirque Nutcracker - Strathmore8pmPerforming Arts Troupe Vertigo's acrobats, jugglers and high-flying aerialists join the BSO for this spectacular twist on Tchaikovsky's holiday classic.City: North Bethesda
Alicia Ward & Joey Antico7:30pmPerforming Arts Acclaimed cellist Alicia Ward has enchanted audiences from Carnegie Hall to the Moscow Conservatory. Now, she returns to her resident stomping grounds flanked by percussionist and “musical chameleon...City: North Bethesda

December 13, 2019

Pajama Party8-11pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Rock out in your favorite PJ's. They can be funny, creative, or even sexy. We are giving out prizes for the best ones. Enjoy Live Music with LongShot.City: Dowell
Sinclair Broadcast Group's: Ring of Honor Wrestling "Final Battle"7-10pmPerforming Arts, Sports, Miscellaneous For the first time in the illustrious history of Final Battle, Ring of Honor’s biggest pay-per-view of the year will take place in Baltimore, Maryland!City: Baltimore
Culture & Cocktails: Decorating Your Historic Home with Tom Freeman6-8pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Spread some holiday cheer the historic way as we welcome design expert Tom Freeman to discuss historic house design and holiday decoration. The featured cocktail will be: the Last Word.City: Hagerstown
A Celtic Christmas with Seán Heely Trio8pmPerforming Arts Join award-winning Irish fiddler Seán Heely and a cast of nationally-acclaimed Celtic performers on a magical journey through Scotland and Ireland during the holidays.City: North Bethesda
Sabbath - The Complete Black Sabbath Experience6:30-10pmPerforming Arts Following dinner, experience a complete recreation of Black Sabbath's Ozzy...City: Salisbury

December 14, 2019

A Holiday Talent Show10am-4pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Join us for a community wide Holiday Talent Show to celebrate our local musicians and spread holiday cheer. Enjoy hot cocoa, sugar dusted sweets and community at this town wide event!City: Ellicott City
Winterfest: Arts and Craft Fair in Montgomery County10am-4pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Join us for our 4th Annual Winterfest 2019: Arts and Crafts Fair. This is a juried arts and craft fair with 50 vendors selling handmade jewelry, painting, textile arts, pottery, and more. Santa will...City: Silver Spring
Writing with Pen & Ink2-3pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Learn basics of writing using pens and ink, try a real feather quill and natural inks, too. We'll examine historic writing and create embellished bookmarks. Ages 6+. Preregistraion (email)...City: Oella
The Baltimore Tastemakers Series, A Black Improv Show8-9pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural An interview and comedy show with black people in Baltimore who are making moves. With black performers from BIG troupes including Casually Dope and Cake Walk.City: Baltimore
Holiday Craft Bazaar - Fort Ritchie - Cascade9am-3pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals More than 60 local artisans and crafters will display hand-made pieces and other holiday-themed items to help get your season started. This lovely community center is situated in the lovely Cascade...City: Cascade

December 15, 2019

Takoma Langley Crossroads Holiday Market11am-3pmFairs & Festivals, Multicultural Join us for the Crossroads Holiday Market featuring handmade goods and artisan crafts, unique gift ideas from local businesses, baked good, hot beverages, and live holiday music. Festive, free,...City: Takoma Park
New Orchestra of Washington: Outside the Bachs4pmPerforming Arts ’Tis the season to think outside the Bachs with a family-friendly musical tour spanning the entire globe!City: North Bethesda
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes8pmPerforming Arts With their classic blend of hard-core R...City: Annapolis
Feast of Carols...with Tropical Twist Holiday Concert4-5:30pmPerforming Arts Over 100 singers and musicians perform holiday music from around the world at St. Louis Church -- ranging from Pacific to Caribbean islands.City: Clarksville
Chesapeake Chorale Holiday Concert - "Magnificat"3-4:30pmPerforming Arts The Chesapeake Chorale kicks off its 39th season a holiday concert, featuring Francesco Durante’s "Magnificat." In addition to your ticket, please consider also donating canned goods for the Bowie...City: Bowie

December 16, 2019

Owen Meany's Christmas PageantVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts We hope to see you at Endangered Species' Holiday production, Owen Meany's Christmas Pageant! The quirky and memorable Owen Meany wreaks havoc on the annual Christmas Pageant -- with hilarious...City: Frederick
Under $500Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Join Maryland Art Place (MAP) for “UNDER $500,” our upcoming winter benefit exhibition. This two-day event promotes the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region.City: Baltimore
Holiday Cookies & Crafts Presented by Elevation ArtsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Holiday Cookies...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
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

December 17, 2019

AMFM Presents An Annapolis Christmas7pmPerforming Arts Join us along with the Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians at this annual favorite. We’ve got a great lineup of talented local artists that will be performing a mix of original and classic holiday...City: Annapolis
Hip Hop Nutcracker8pmPerforming Arts Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventue in modern day New York City.City: North Bethesda
Owen Meany's Christmas PageantVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts We hope to see you at Endangered Species' Holiday production, Owen Meany's Christmas Pageant! The quirky and memorable Owen Meany wreaks havoc on the annual Christmas Pageant -- with hilarious...City: Frederick
Under $500Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Join Maryland Art Place (MAP) for “UNDER $500,” our upcoming winter benefit exhibition. This two-day event promotes the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region.City: Baltimore
Holiday Cookies & Crafts Presented by Elevation ArtsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Holiday Cookies...City: Baltimore

December 18, 2019

Seth Kibel & The Kleztet8pmPerforming Arts A masterful woodwind player, Kibel blends Eastern European Jewish folk music with jazz and diverse modern influences.City: North Bethesda
Everly Brothers Christmas Experience featuring The Zmed Brothers8pmPerforming Arts Since 2016, brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed along with their drummer Burleigh Drummond, have celebrated the pivotal music and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds all across...City: Annapolis
Hip Hop Nutcracker8pmPerforming Arts Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventue in modern day New York City.City: North Bethesda
Owen Meany's Christmas PageantVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Literary Arts We hope to see you at Endangered Species' Holiday production, Owen Meany's Christmas Pageant! The quirky and memorable Owen Meany wreaks havoc on the annual Christmas Pageant -- with hilarious...City: Frederick
Under $500Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Join Maryland Art Place (MAP) for “UNDER $500,” our upcoming winter benefit exhibition. This two-day event promotes the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region.City: Baltimore

December 19, 2019

Straight No Chaser7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts The famous male a capella group, Straight No Chaser, brings their thrilling live performance to Baltimore. City: Baltimore
Motown and More at the Holidays11amPerforming Arts Come celebrate the holidays with The BRENCORE ALLSTARS Band as they perform traditional renditions of the timeless classics, as well as more modern arrangements and original songs of the season from...City: Cheverly
Natural Wonder8pmPerforming Arts One of the greatest entertainers and music legends of all time is Stevie Wonder, and, the #1 entertainer dedicated to faithfully performing all of Stevie's music is Gabriel Bello and his group...City: Annapolis
Shark Tank - an Improv Comedy Show7:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts Welcome to the Improv Shark Tank, where entrepreneurs pitch solutions to your problems on the spot to rich investors! Who will walk away with enough money to fund their dream? And who will swim out...City: Baltimore
BSO Presents Gospel Christmas with CeCe Winans8-10pmPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women Back by popular demand, renowned gospel singer and twelve-time Grammy® Award-winner CeCe Winans joins the BSO and the Morgan State University Choir for a rousing Gospel Christmas program of holiday...City: Baltimore

December 20, 2019

Chuck Redd Quintet with Special Guest Kristin Callahan8pmPerforming Arts Wings Productions presents a gift-wrapped package of Christmas Jazz and seasonal standards to get you into the Holiday spirit.City: Annapolis
A Holiday Sing-Along with the Brencore Allstars11amPerforming Arts Warm up your vocal cords and sing with a live band. Join The BRENCORE ALLSTARS Band as they lead a sing-a-long style program featuring popular holiday tunes. For Ages 60 & Better.City: Cheverly
Ugly Sweater Party at Broken Spoke Winery6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Come celebrate National Ugly Sweater Day. Rock that ugly sweater that Aunt Edna gave you last Christmas. There will be food for purchase in the Tasting Room, live music by Pissy Rickles...City: Earleville
Baltimore Plays: A Gospel Christmas8pmPerforming Arts Baltimore Plays is back with classic holiday songs, traditional and contemporary Gospel songs to lift spirits and celebrate the reason for the season. Marc Avon Evans, Kevin Jackson, Soul Centered...City: Baltimore
Ugly Sweater Party8-11pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Put on your gaudiest, ugliest sweater and join us the Friday before Christmas for our Annual Ugly Sweater Party. Enjoy live music with Run Catch Rain.City: Dowell

December 21, 2019

Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Evan Alexander Moore7-10pmPerforming Arts Monthly "open mike" Folk Music Night featuring Evan Alexander Moore. Admission is FREE, but donations are welcome.City: Baltimore
Danny Burns w/ special guest Aine O'Doherty1pmPerforming Arts Two decades before releasing his 2018 debut, North Country Danny Burns kicked off his career as a traveling folksinger, logging shows on both sides of the Atlantic and he's been on the road ever...City: Annapolis
Winter Wonderland Holiday Crafts and Santa Claus at the Ward Museum10am-2pmFairs & Festivals The Ward Museum and local businesses welcome the community to a celebration of winter. A FREE holiday social with Pop Up Art and Santa Claus with the grounds decked out for the holidays.City: Salisbury
Sugar Plum Tea Party with Metropolitan Ballet Theatre10-11:15am, 12N-1:15pm, 2-3:15pmPerforming Arts Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and other characters from The Nutcracker! Enjoy a ballet class, a craft, a snack, and a sweet treat! Each child needs a ticket; parents are admitted free of charge. This...City: Gaithersburg
Soul Crackers Annual Holiday Show8pmPerforming Arts The best party music ever made + a band belting out soulful sounds = a rockin’ good time!City: North Bethesda

December 22, 2019

The Melting Pot Big Band2-4pm, 7-9pmPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Join us for an evening of swinging Christmas standards which is certain to leave you with a smile on your face and holiday cheer in your heart.City: Havre de Grace
Wrap Party at Broken Spoke3-6pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals Leave the wrapping to us. Bring your gifts to be hand wrapped while you wine...City: Earleville
Norman Brown’s Joyous Christmas8:30pmPerforming Arts Grammy Award Winner Norman Brown is coming to town for a “Joyous Christmas,” with special friends Bobby Caldwell and Marion Meadows.City: Annapolis
Winter Solstice Yoga Celebration6-7pmVisual Arts, Sports, Miscellaneous Join YogaWorks and the American Visionary Art Museum for this free yoga practice as we celebrate the winter solstice.City: Baltimore
The Nutcracker - Ballet Theatre of Maryland at PGCCPerforming Arts Battle the Rat Queen and her minions and help Clara rescue her beloved Nutcracker as you are swept away by her magical adventures.City: Largo

December 23, 2019

The Messiah Sing-Along8-10pmPerforming Arts Join your fellow music lovers, a professional orchestra, superstar soloists, and a magnificent stage chorus.City: Frederick
A++ Presents Level 999: Student Showcase - Asian American Comedy Show7:30pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural Why over-achieve when you can over-over-achieve? Watch Baltimore’s all-Asian indie team A++ grapple with their perfectionism using improv comedy, an art renowned for its imperfection. Come ready to...City: Baltimore
School's Out Art Expedition - December 237:30am-5:30pmVisual 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 magical masterpieces! Pizza lunch is included for all...City: Columbia
Eric Benet8pmPerforming Arts From barefoot dreadlocked troubadour to suave standard-bearer for contemporary R...City: Annapolis
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

December 24, 2019

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
Holiday Tours at Montpelier11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage See Montpelier dressed up for the holidays on these self-guided tours. Local community groups deck the halls and rooms.City: Laurel
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
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
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

December 25, 2019

Holiday Tours at Montpelier11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage See Montpelier dressed up for the holidays on these self-guided tours. Local community groups deck the halls and rooms.City: Laurel
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
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
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
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 26, 2019

Jimmie's Chicken Shack8pmPerforming Arts Jimmie's Chicken Shack emerged through MTV as one of the first post-grunge bands of the era. Based in Annapolis, MD, the group formed their own Fowl Records and now they return to Annapolis to play...City: Annapolis
House of Worship Architecture & Heritage TourVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous A wonderful opportunity to see the interiors of 15 historic downtown Hagerstown houses of worship. Learn about the architecture and ecumenical heritage from docents and guides. Music, refreshments...City: Hagerstown
Holiday Tours at Montpelier11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage See Montpelier dressed up for the holidays on these self-guided tours. Local community groups deck the halls and rooms.City: Laurel
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
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

December 27, 2019

Cris Jacobs Band8pmPerforming Arts Spanning rock, folk, soul and funk and drawing from inspiration that runs the gamut from the henhouse to the White House, Color Where You Are is a kaleidoscopic portrait of Cris Jacobs as a...City: Annapolis
Monty Python’s The Life of Brian7:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. RATING: R RUNTIME: 1 hr, 34 min GENRE: Comedy.City: Frederick
Holiday Tours at Montpelier11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage See Montpelier dressed up for the holidays on these self-guided tours. Local community groups deck the halls and rooms.City: Laurel
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
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

December 28, 2019

Stephen Kellogg8:30pmPerforming Arts With his Americana-tinged, sometimes folk, often rock, occasionally pop stylings, Kellogg is hard to define. His most recent four part album “South, West, North, East” embraces that notion of genre...City: Annapolis
Half-Scripted, an Improv Comedy Theater Show8-9pmPerforming 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 to make sense of something - you know, like life.City: Baltimore
Holiday Film Series: The Muppet Christmas Carol3-5pmPerforming Arts We welcome everyone to join us for the Shrine Film Series in December, which features a free showing of The Muppet Christmas Carol.City: Emmitsburg
Deanna Bogart8-10pmPerforming Arts Immerse yourself in the best of boogie-woogie, contemporary blues, country and jazz, known as Bogart’s splendid blend called “blusion.”City: Frederick
Kwanzaa Celebration11am-4pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Celebrate this annual African American holiday with African dance, storytelling, drumming performances, workshops, traditional crafts and an African Marketplace. City: Baltimore

December 29, 2019

Cupid's Crisis: Comedy Show7:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts The newly appointed (and very single) Cupid needs YOU to help with matchmaking during a busy cuffing season. Please join her to set up lonely souls and facilitate successful dates.City: Baltimore
1964 The Tribute7:30pmPerforming Arts Since the early 80's, “1964 The Tribute" has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth”.City: Annapolis
Yakov Smirnoff - "Happily Ever Laughter"Performing Arts Yakov Smirnoff is an iconic comedian, movie star, best-selling author and most recently, he has earned a doctorate degree in Leadership from Pepperdine UniversityCity: Ocean City
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
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

December 30, 2019

Seldom Scene8pmPerforming Arts Since its inception in 1971, the Seldom Scene has thrived on playing bluegrass a little differently than everyone else.City: Annapolis
School's Out Art Expedition - December 307:30am-5:30pmVisual 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 magical masterpieces! Pizza lunch is included for all...City: Columbia
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
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
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

December 31, 2019

New Year's Eve Murder Mystery Train4-7pm, 10pm-1amPerforming 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 Toast when the clock strikes Midnight.City: Cumberland
Big Night DC New Year's Eve Extravaganza - Gaylord National9pm-3amPerforming 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 DJ lineup, midnight celebration, exquisite...City: National Harbor
Deanna Bogart New Year's Eve Concert7:30pmPerforming Arts Down Beat magazine describes award-winning multi-instrumentalist Deanna Bogart as "an extravagant entertainer"-- and entertain is what Bogart does best. Deanna has garnered three consecutive Blues...City: Annapolis
Charm City Countdown New Years Eve Ball9pm-2amPerforming 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 our Pinterest Page for ideas about dressing for a...City: Linthicum
School's Out Art Expedition - December 317:30am-5:30pmVisual 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 magical masterpieces! Pizza lunch is included for all...City: Columbia