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October 15, 2019

Wilde Reading Series - October7-8:30pmPerforming 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 and no registration is necessary.City: Columbia
The Office! A Musical Parody7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts This musical parody of the hit television show, “The Office,” is a must-see for all die-hard fans of the show.City: Frederick
Ray LaMontagne8pmPerforming Arts Grammy-winning singer-songwriter LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.City: North Bethesda
The Wizard of Oz10am, 12NPerforming Arts Join Bright Star Theater as they transform this classic book into a two-person play. Follow comic duo Lenny and Mabel down the yellow brick road to the land of Oz and meet all of your favorite...City: Cheverly
Bel Cantanti Opera - Verdi's RigolettoVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts An opera about a womanizing duke and a father's revenge.City: Silver Spring

October 16, 2019

The Legend of Tommy Tremain: Who Owns History?7:30-10pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural A lively and entertaining reading of a dramatic new play that asks hard questions about whose stories we tell—and who deserves a statue in the town square. Then join the conversation exploring the...City: Baltimore
Sergio Mendes8pmPerforming Arts Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time.City: North Bethesda
Sprout Film Festival: Live More, Play More, Express More11am, 7pmPerforming Arts, Literary Arts Experience the films that celebrate difference, embrace community and create transformational experiences for both the filmmakers and the audience. A variety of short films will be viewed in this 60-...City: Cheverly
Kathleen Winkler, Violin, and Timothy Pitts, Bass7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Levi Visiting Artists Kathleen Winkler and Timothy Pitts will present a chamber concert featuring works by Vanhal, Vivaldi, and Schubert.City: Baltimore
JJ Grey: Front Porch Sessions Tour8pmPerforming Arts From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of...City: Annapolis

October 17, 2019

Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera: Sips and Songs8-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Top-flight professional opera singers perform operatic highlights paired with wines that have been specially planned to go with the music. The events will be casual, relaxed evenings in our beautiful...City: Baltimore
Peabody Symphony Orchestra with Guest Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Led by guest conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, the Peabody Symphony Orchestra will present works by Brahms, Nielson, and Dvorák.City: Baltimore
Eurasian Symphony Orchestra Featuring Aiman Mussakhajayeva & Shlomo Mintz7-9pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous Aiman Mussakhajayeva and Shlomo Mintz: "The Spirit of the Great Steppe" performance will feature the Eurasian symphony orchestra with soloists Aiman Mussakhajayeva and Shlomo Mintz. The conductors...City: Towson
In the Stacks: Part 76:30-7:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Literary Arts This performance in the George Peabody Library will explore the history of tragedy as a genre. Works from the library's collection of tragedies will be on display, including Shakespeare's renowned...City: Baltimore
#Millennial Mystery Mixer October7-9pmVisual Arts Enjoy an evening with your friends creating a mystery art project. An instructor takes you step-by-step through the creative process. You leave with your own personalized artwork. No art experience...City: Columbia

October 18, 2019

PLATINUM MOVIE: Black Ballerina (2016)11amPerforming Arts, Literary Arts, Multicultural Set in the world of classical dance, Black Ballerina tells the stories of amazingly talented black ballerinas from several generations who face racism, exclusion, and unequal opportunity while...City: Cheverly
20th Anniversary of The Blair Witch Project8-10pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Literary Arts Join members of the cast and crew for a red carpet screening of this horror classic. Celebrate the 20th anniversary with a screening and Q...City: Frederick
Eaglemania & Journeyman7-10pmPerforming Arts Eaglemania...City: Salisbury
Pet Portrait Paint Night6:30-9:30pmVisual Arts In a relaxed atmosphere, enjoy creating a painting of your favorite pet! Explore the basic techniques of painting texture in this step-by-step workshop. Please note: please email 3 photos to Columbia...City: Columbia
Stand-Up Comedy: Danny Rouhier8-10pmPerforming Arts Laugh it up! As a standup comic, Danny is fast-paced, and clever, with dozens of voices and characters.City: Gaithersburg

October 19, 2019

CES at Frostburg State University presents An Evening with Jo Dee Messina7:30pmPerforming Arts Grammy-nominated country artist Jo Dee Messina presents an intimate concert.City: Frostburg
Hops 2 Grapes Craft Beer, Wine, and Whiskey Festival featuring Custom Wrangler Show11:30am-5pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Enjoy craft beer, local and international wines, whiskey, morning yoga, live music and food trucks. Enjoy our 165 acre farm in rural Bel Air, MD, and experience the best Maryland has to offer.City: Bel Air
echo|sphere8-9:30pmPerforming Arts Kinetics Dance Theatre’s professional company opens its season with "echo|sphere," a collection of compelling contemporary repertory featuring work by Elizabeth Higgins, Betsy Romer, Ken Skrzesz,...City: Columbia
Harvest at the Hill Festival at Manor Hill Farm1-5pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Manor Hill Farm is hosting their annual Harvest at the Hill Festival on their 54-acre farm in Ellicott City. Featuring Manor Hill beer, live music, food trucks, yard games, and farm fun.City: Ellicott City

October 20, 2019

BSO Presents Brahms Symphony No. 43-5pmPerforming Arts Marin Alsop leads the Orchestra in the Prelude and Liebestod to Tristan und Isolde, Wagner’s path-breaking expression of love that can only be fulfilled in death, along with Hindemith's one-act...City: North Bethesda
Gustafer Yellowgold5:30pmPerforming Arts Gustafer Yellowgold is a funny and touching multimedia performance filled with music, animation, and storytelling.City: Rockville
Music and The Great Migration: Movin' On Up4pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural The Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts is back for an encore performance of this historically relevant musical presentation.City: Cheverly
Celebrate Fall in Maryland at the Made Marketplace: Elkridge Fall Festival11am-4pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous A Maryland Artisan Market and Festival that will take place at the historic Elkridge Furnace Inn on the Garden House grounds. This rain or shine festival will also feature live music and food...City: Elkridge
Classical Recital Series - Samia Ahmad3pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural Dr. Samia Mahbub Ahmad is a Hindustani classical vocal musician who has been studying, teaching, and performing this ancient 5,000-year-old genre of music of the Vedic times, in North America, South...City: Laurel

October 21, 2019

Kids Art Night at Food Plenty6-8pmFood & Drink, Miscellaneous Join us for our popular KIDS ART NIGHTS with the Creative Can Art Studio.  Parents can enjoy dinner at Food Plenty while their kids take part in a supervised art project in our Porch Room.  This will...City: Clarksville
A++ Presents Level 999: Student Showcase - Asian American Comedy ShowPerforming 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
Crime of Thrones: We Kill. You Laugh.8pmPerforming Arts Now that the battle for the Iron Throne is over and peace has been brought to Westeros and Essos, all of our favorite characters (or what is left of them) are enjoying the serenity that the truce...City: Annapolis
Black Beach, Defenders, Dosser at Joe28-11:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Black Beach - Fuzz Surf Punk (Boston) https://blackbeachma.bandcamp.com/album/tapeworm Defenders - Noise Rock (Baltimore) https://defendersbandonline.bandcamp.com/ Dosser - Shoegazey Grungey stuff...City: Baltimore
O.C.toberfest Beach MazeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard,...City: Ocean City

October 22, 2019

Friend Request10am, 12NPerforming Arts A series of fun, but serious vignettes, Friend Request explores the good and bad parts of social media and online culture. Technology can be great, but it also comes with some serious temptations and...City: Cheverly
Peabody Jazz Combos7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts The Peabody Jazz Combos will present a concert.City: Baltimore
Introduction to One Stroke Painting: Scarecrow6:30-8:30pmVisual Arts Paint a friendly scarecrow using the simple and easy One Stroke technique. Explore several basic strokes using various brushes. All skill levels are welcome. All supplies included.City: Columbia
The Bros. Landreth8pmPerforming Arts The Bros. Landreth’s journey took some unexpected turns, but ultimately reaffirmed two brother’s earnest desire to make honest music together. Slated for release fall of 2019, the follow-up album is...City: Annapolis
O.C.toberfest Beach MazeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard,...City: Ocean City

October 23, 2019

Jesse Cook8pmPerforming Arts Considered one of the most influential figures in nuevo flamenco music, Jesse Cook incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and other diverse genres into his work earning him international...City: Annapolis
Peabody Singers Present Works by Bach, Brahms, and Copland7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts The Peabody Singers, led by Ed Polochick, will present works by Bach, Brahms, and Copland.City: Baltimore
O.C.toberfest Beach MazeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard,...City: Ocean City
The Department of Visual & Performing Arts Presents: GOOD KIDSVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Something happened to Chloe after that party Saturday night. Something she says she can’t remember. Something everybody at the High School is talking about. Mature. By Naomi Iizuka's. City: Silver Spring
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg

October 24, 2019

CES at Frostburg State University presents Derek Brown featuring the FSU Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Faculty7:30pmPerforming Arts Crossing genres from jazz to classical to funk, beatbox saxophone innovator Derek Brown presents an upbeat evening of music.City: Frostburg
Josanne Francis & Chao Tian7:30pmPerforming Arts The tropical steelpan elegantly punctuated the bold, ethereal lilt of the Chinese dulcimer creating an absolutely transcendent soundscape.City: North Bethesda
O.C.toberfest Beach MazeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Nature & Outdoor Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard,...City: Ocean City
The Department of Visual & Performing Arts Presents: GOOD KIDSVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Something happened to Chloe after that party Saturday night. Something she says she can’t remember. Something everybody at the High School is talking about. Mature. By Naomi Iizuka's. City: Silver Spring
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg

October 25, 2019

Charcoal Workshop: Smartphone Photos to Drawings1-4pmVisual Arts Use your own photos to create exciting and believable drawings and explore line, shape, value, and texture to build beautiful landscape drawings. Bring several of your own photos printed in black and...City: Columbia
LIVE! At Montpelier - Shana Tucker8pmPerforming Arts With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, cellist/singer-songwriter Shana Tucker delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul. Tucker's melodies weave strong hints of...City: Laurel
Bert Kreischer7-9pmPerforming Arts BERT KREISCHER is a stand-up comedian who performs to sellout crowds across the country. City: Baltimore
Van Morrison & Bruce Springsteen Album Tributes8pmPerforming Arts Get ready for a best of the ’70s sing-along at AMP.City: North Bethesda
DRACULA (stage adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel) - Go with Mixolo!8-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous The Count is back and the adventure is still frighteningly fresh. Come see the stage adaptation of this 15th century classic with seemingly eternal appeal. You can scream with us so no need for a...City: Baltimore

October 26, 2019

OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum10am-4pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Celebrate the Chesapeake oyster featuring Sip, Slurp,...City: St. Michaels
Kid Pumpkin Decorating with Painted Ivy12:30-2:30pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous SPECIAL EVENT! Bring a child to join us to have fun decorating their pumpkin! Safe for children ages 5+. Under 5 must have adult help. In this class we will decorate small pumpkins. Pumpkins will...City: Columbia
Columbia Pro Cantare: Mozart Requiem8-9:30pmPerforming Arts Columbia Pro Cantare will open its season with the Requiem by W.A. Mozart. The concert features the full chorus, guest soloists...City: Columbia
Halloween Book Signing at Turn the Page12N-2pmLiterary Arts Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb, Katherine Center, Susan Mallery, Lee Tobin McClain, Carrie Ann Ryan, Sherry Thomas, Meg Tilly and local authors John Bede...City: Boonsboro
Peabody Chamber Orchestra Directed by Nicholas Hersh7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts The Peabody Chamber Orchestra, directed by Nicholas Hersh, will present works by Price, Piazzolla, and Mendelssohn.City: Baltimore

October 27, 2019

Curator Talk - Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling1-2pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Join exhibit curator Zachary Levine for a talk about the new exhibition, Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling. Discover a story of transformation, that of both the scrap itself plus the individuals...City: Baltimore
BSO Presents Mozart Violin Concerto3-5pmPerforming Arts Violin phenom Stefan Jackiw returns to the BSO in a program of Viennese masterpieces, led by rising young Austrian conductor David Danzmayr. Tickets start at $25.City: Baltimore
Bluey from Incognito presents Citrus Sun8pmPerforming Arts INCOGNITO founder Bluey presents Ride Like The Wind, his third outing with his eight-piece band CITRUS SUN, largely comprising key members of the Incognito line-up.City: Annapolis
Beyond Bach Concert Series: Music of Humanity4-6pmPerforming Arts Contemplate the pathos and buffoonery of the human condition in this instrumental concert featuring Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 and Beethoven’s Symphony No 2.City: Baltimore
Kids' Mad Scientist Experiments and Halloween1-2:30pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Be a mad scientist this Halloween! Come join us in the laboratory for some spook-tacular science experiments. Create your very own fluorescent creepy crawlies, brew some witches' potions, play with...City: Havre de Grace

October 28, 2019

Incognito featuring Maysa8pmPerforming Arts Incognito is recognized as one of the best funk/jazz/soul outfits in the world, pioneer of the "acid jazz" movement who has delighted listeners and dancers for decades.City: Annapolis
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg
Matilda the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Other Voices Theatre presents Matilda the Musical, the story of an extraordinary girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind.City: Frederick
Artistic Echoes: FSU Faculty and Student Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts Featuring work by faculty and students in the Visual Arts Department at Frostburg State University, this show represents the range of artistic media taught at FSU, including painting, sculpture,...City: Cumberland
Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life11am-5pmVisual Arts Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life: Still Growing...Reinvented...Take Two...Another Chapter...Onward, explores a second adventure in the artist's life in which she is free to explore her artistic craft in...City: Cumberland

October 29, 2019

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg
Matilda the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Other Voices Theatre presents Matilda the Musical, the story of an extraordinary girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind.City: Frederick
Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life11am-5pmVisual Arts Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life: Still Growing...Reinvented...Take Two...Another Chapter...Onward, explores a second adventure in the artist's life in which she is free to explore her artistic craft in...City: Cumberland
Artistic Echoes: FSU Faculty and Student Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts Featuring work by faculty and students in the Visual Arts Department at Frostburg State University, this show represents the range of artistic media taught at FSU, including painting, sculpture,...City: Cumberland
The White RoseVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Based on actual events, The White Rose tells the story of a group of students in Munich who chose to actively protest the Nazi regime. The White Rose is an intense and devastating drama confronting a...City: Annapolis

October 30, 2019

Bret Michaels8pmPerforming Arts Bret Michaels has been the frontman for the legendary rock band Poison for more than 30 years. Having sold 25 million records and scored 15 chart busting top 40 singles as lead singer, he shows that...City: Annapolis
Belmont's Monster Mash Murder Dinner Theater6:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Join Ovation Dinner Theater for an evening of dining, sleuthing and comedy, with Ovation's cast...City: Elkridge
Conductors' Orchestra Featuring Works by Mozart, Debussy, Wagner, and Strauss.7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Peabody student conductors present a concert featuring works by Mozart, Debussy, Wagner, and Strauss.City: Baltimore
Investigating the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death6-8pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Miscellaneous These dioramas of true crime cases revolutionized homicide investigation and are still used for training. Panelists will discuss Glessner Lee’s life and work and the process of conserving and...City: Baltimore
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk6:30-8:30pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor This Cemetery Walk is an engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life,” telling their stories of faith, hope and charity. See website for details.City: Emmitsburg

October 31, 2019

Trunk or Treat in La Plata6-9pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Multicultural Trunk or Treat is a family-friendly event created to bring together our entire community. There will be food trucks, costume contests, music, and LOTS OF CANDY. We can't wait to see you there!City: La Plata
Outsider Art Tricks & Treats During Hampden HalloweenFest5-7pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous During Hampden HalloweenFest, Make Studio will host ”Outsider” Art Tricks & Treats, featuring mini workshops focusing on repurposing found objects.City: Baltimore
Matilda the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Other Voices Theatre presents Matilda the Musical, the story of an extraordinary girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind.City: Frederick
Artistic Echoes: FSU Faculty and Student Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts Featuring work by faculty and students in the Visual Arts Department at Frostburg State University, this show represents the range of artistic media taught at FSU, including painting, sculpture,...City: Cumberland
Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life11am-5pmVisual Arts Sheri Sensabaugh: A Big Life: Still Growing...Reinvented...Take Two...Another Chapter...Onward, explores a second adventure in the artist's life in which she is free to explore her artistic craft in...City: Cumberland