Charm City Roller Girls

Mar 10, Dundalk: Join the excitement as the Pigtown Butchers, Hampden Hons, and Dundalk Deviants continue their quest for the Charm City Roller Girls league championship! At the home season opener there was amazing roller deby and fierce competition. Charm City Roller Girls was formed in 2005. What began as a few women meeting at a Skateland on Sunday and Thursday nights soon became an organized league of over 80 dedicated skaters. Inspired by other leagues in New York, Philadelphia, Texas and all over the United States, CCRG quickly devised a strategy to become Maryland’s premiere all-woman, flat-track roller derby league. Go check it out!

Zoo Bloom

Mar 10, Baltimore: Spring is almost here!  It’s time to escape hibernation and head to the Maryland Zoo for our first big event of the new Zoo season. We’ll be welcoming spring (and hopefully warmer weather) with special activities and treats for you and the animals, as well as learning about the animals that live on farms. All activities are included with Zoo admission! As part of this special event, the Zoo will be featuring a full schedule of animal enrichment, where our animals will receive spring-themed treats. It’s a great day to see some of your favorite animals at their most active times…so don’t forget your camera!

The Wiz

Mar 9-May 12, DC: Ease on down the road to Ford's Theatre with Dorothy and her friends Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion on their quest to meet The Wiz. In this adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s magical novel, Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado to the fanciful land of Oz. There, she and her sidekicks encounter Munchkins, flying monkeys and a power-hungry witch named Evillene who vows to destroy them. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score, "The Wiz" is a musical feast featuring soul, gospel, R&B and pop. Rediscover the power of courage, heart, brains and friendship.


Mar 9-24, various dates, Bowie: Playing at Bowie Community Theatre and set in nineteenth-century Switzerland, this classic tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to fathom the secrets of life and death. Purchasing cadavers from two unsavory grave robbers, he gives life to a creature both hideous and touching—and so physically powerful and mentally twisted that he soon brings death or destruction to all who stand in his way. Adhering more closely to the original novel than did the famous motion picture versions, the play blends moments of brooding terror and sudden shock with questions of morality and the dangers of unrestrained scientific inquiry.

Ivy League of Comedy: Fabulously Funny Females

Mar 9, Germantown: The Ivy League of Comedy is the premier group of stand-up comedians touring America. This comedy show honors audiences with original, well-written comedy that doesn’t resort to playing on stereotypes or picking on the audience, and is delivered by stand-up comedy’s funniest and brightest—all of whom happen to be graduates of Ivy League universities. Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you’ve heard Ivy League’s comics brilliant voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now come see them live on stage!

Washington Women of Jazz

Mar 10-18, DC: Created by Amy K Bormet in 2011, Washington Women in Jazz hosts an annual festival each March to celebrate the women of the DC jazz community. Bormet and her colleagues develop, promote and lead a wide array of concerts, jam sessions, lectures, panels, discussions, and masterclasses.  A highlight of the festival is the Young Artist Showcase, where high school and college women are given a platform to perform and connect with professional jazz artists. Events take place across the DC region/area, and attract diverse audiences from every quadrant.

Jessica Lea Mayfield

Mar 10, DC: Check out Songbyrd, a venue in Adams Morgan, and listen to a mix of bluegrass/acoustic/jazz music this weekend. The  venue — lovingly referred to as "THE BYRD CAGE " — is the new premier space to experience live music in Adams Morgan. Featuring a state of the art sound system and a funky basement vibe. The venue hosts international, national and local artists, from live performers to DJs, as well as other live performance art forms.

Washington DC's 48th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mar 11, DC: “Showcasing DC Irish Culture” was chosen as this year’s theme to celebrate local Irish-American leaders who have been instrumental in the promotion Irish culture throughout the DMV area and become leaders in showcasing Washington’s unique Irish heritage beyond the city.

A10 Championship

Mar 9-11, DC: Basketball fans, head to Capitol One Arena for a weekend of excitement!

Rock 'n Roll Run

Mar 10, DC: What started as a simple idea in 1998 – a marathon with bands along the course celebrating each participant – soon transformed the running landscape igniting the second running boom. While entertainment and the energy of a festival weekend define the Marathon Series experience, the fact that runners have raised more than $310 million for participating charities shows our heart and soul. Event weekends include a world-class Health & Fitness Expo and culminate with a finish line concert featuring the biggest names in music. Whether you run or just come to watch, it's a great time!

Women In Aviation and Space

Mar 10, Dc & VA: We Can Do It! is the theme of this great family outing at the Air and Space Museum. They are opening their doors to your family for a day full of hands-on activities, inspiring women, and fun challenges to celebrate women’s contributions to space, aviation, and STEM fields. Their family day is designed to introduce every member of your unique family to groundbreaking women of the past and the women driving us into the future.

Ireland on the Wharf

Mar 10, DC: We’re bringing the luck of the Irish to the waterfront with our Ireland on The Wharf festival! Celebrate the beauty and tradition of the Emerald Isle with bagpipers, a beer garden, Irish dancers, live music, and plenty of family-friendly activities.

Health and Fitness Expo

Mar 10-11, DC: The Washington Convention Center presents this 25th Annual Expo. From prizes, to workout classes, to health screenings and celebrity guests, there's a ton to do for your whole family!

St. Patrick's Celebration

Mar 10, Baltimore: Bring your wee ones and join the BSO for music from the Emerald Isle. This St. Patrick’s Celebration features Anderson’s Irish Suite; BSO musicians Ellen Pendleton Troyer, Jonathan Jensen, Tim Dilenschneider, Chris Williams, Lura Johnson and Brian Prechtl performing traditional Irish reels; Irish dancers from the Broesler School of Irish Dance; and bagpiper Sara Artes.

Direct Current

Now-Mar 19, DC: Modern masterpieces, cutting-edge composition, dance, drag, film, jazz, Hip Hop, video games, electronica, ecology, and activism all converge at the inaugural season of the Kennedy Center's new two-week celebration of contemporary culture. Focusing on works new to Washington, on interdisciplinary creations in which artistic worlds collide, and on innovative responses to topical concerns, this new spring immersion showcases some of the most potent, provocative, and original voices in American arts today.

Annapolis Irish Weekend

Mar 10-11, Annapolis: The weekend kicks off with a good old-fashion Hooley at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This annual Gala will feature Irish Rock from Dublin 5, Pipe Bands and Irish Dancers as well as great food and activities. This event kicks of a week of activities through March 17th!

From Vienna to Broadway

Mar 9-11, Baltimore: Join Jack Everly for a star-studded performance, featuring three Broadway singers and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Enjoy memorable melodies from Lehar to Lloyd Webber, with favorites show tunes from Vienna’s The Merry WidowShowboat and Phantom of the Opera.

Maple Syrup Festival

Mar 10-18, Thurmont: One weekend isn't enough to accomplish all your maple syrup needs. Cunningham Falls State Park understands this, so their Maple Syrup Fest is designed to ensure that time is on your side. Join the staff and volunteers as they demonstrate traditional maple syrup making and sap collection. In addition, festivities include arts and crafts, face painting, and live bluegrass and folk music in a heated tent. A hot pancake breakfast will be served for an additional cost. New this year, the festival will feature a Maple Sap Fun Run March 17. Participants of all ages can participate in a noncompetitive 1.5-mile fun run/walk along a scenic roadway that showcases the park’s sap-producing maple trees. 



Slapstick Jukebox

Now-Mar 4, Baltimore: Happenstance Theatre’s award-winning company presents a suite of comic material old and new. Noted for their physical comedy and precise ensemble work, the company recasts free-standing material from their repertoire along with new works informed by great comedy of the past: 19th Century European Circus entrĂ©es, Vaudeville, silent film, and early television. A playful new format will structure the material and enhance the audience experience.

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with Manual Barrueco

Mar 2-3, Annapolis: Enjoy an evening of guitar at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

Prince George's County's Best Dance Crew Competition

Mar 2, Cheverly: You can watch as teen dance teams compete before a panel of judges at the Publick Playhouse for trophies, cash prizes, and the title to be, "Prince George's Best Dance Crew".

Without A Clue

Mar 2-4, Havre de Grace: Based on a classic game where YOU are the detective, this new original comic farce gathers a group of colorful suspects at the scene of the crime to be. As the evening unfolds in an homage to the great American detective movies of the past, dark secrets are divulged, motives are revealed, red herrings are abound, and the body count rises as the hilarious action spirals into a climactic whodunit determined by you, the audience playing the 4D game, resulting in a different surprise ending every night.

Family Arts Day

Mar 3, Towson: Experience the joy of being an artist at Towson University''s Community Art Center’s Family Arts Day. Drop in for a day of interactive art activities, dance workshops and gallery tours all inspired by current art exhibitions.

Martin Mass for Double Choir

Mar 3, Baltimore: Experience the searing beauty and luminescence of Frank Martin's Mass for Double Choir. Martin kept his creation in a drawer for nearly 40 years because, as he said, it was "a matter between God and myself." This great unaccompanied work of the 20th century has been described as "a Renaissance mass lost in time." Beloved classics of the choral repertoire round out this uplifting program.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Mar 4, Frederick: Laughter is elementary, my dear Watson! The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being murdered one by one and renowned sleuth Sherlock Holmes, along with his trusted sidekick Dr. Watson, must work feverishly to crack the case. Witness five talented actors playing 40 quirky characters, and venture deep into a world filled with disguises, silly accents, and murderous deceit. All is not what it seems… do you know whodunit?

Maryland Home and Garden Show

Mar 3-11, Timonium: The show can be the first sign of spring for many! Landscapers offer beautiful gardens filled with colorful blooms that brighten the days of showgoers! Hundreds of home improvement experts are available to help get your Spring checklist of to dos complete! Juried crafters are on hand showcasing wares of beauty and function to improve your home’s decor or your personal lifestyle!

Little Big Town

Mar 3, DC: Kacey Musgraves performs at The Anthem in downtown Dc!

Viva Brasil! Carnival Dance Party!

Mar 3, Baltimore: This Brasilian mid-winter dance party returns for its 12th hip-moving year with live samba, forro, dance lessons, DJ’s, a full costumed Carnival performance, and more! With JP Silva, Samba Trovao, Rose Moraes, DJ's Luiz Luoco & Miguel de Amor, plus costumed dancers, and so much more!

Capitol Steps at St. Johns

Mar 3, Annapolis: The Capitol Steps, a comedy troupe begun as a group of Senate staffers, return to St. John’s with their irreverent revue of songs and spoofs satirizing public figures along all party lines. The show will be followed by a Meet the Performers champagne reception. Proceeds from this fundraising performance will benefit student financial aid.

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends

Mar 4, DC: The acclaimed actor and renowned cellist team up to showcase core American values in literature and music. Murray brings his wit and charm to classic songs, prose, and poetry by Twain, Hemingway, Whitman, Bernstein, Gershwin, Foster, and more in dialogue with Vogler’s transfixing Stradivari cello.

Verdi's Don Carlo

Mar 3-17, DC: Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. A solid-gold cast heralds Don Carlo's return in this stunning new production by the Washington National Opera.

Parallel Universe

Final Weekend! Dc: Immerse in a psychedelic, eye-of-the-storm experience of whirling fractals and light beams at ARTECHOUSE. Visually and aurally mesmerizing, Parallel Universe is the first solo retrospective exhibit for the internationally-acclaimed Turkish art studio Ouchhh. Comprised of four installations, three world travelled and one created in collaboration with ARTECHOUSE specially for this show, it is a hypnotic and immersive multi-sensory experience unlike anything. The 3D motion-mapped projections and light installations draw inspiration from science, mathematics and even astrology. They explore representations of nature and the reconstruction of space through new digital media.


Now-Mar 4, DC: It’s winter in Minnesota, and an immigrant Zimbabwean family is preparing for the wedding of their eldest daughter. But when the bride insists on observing roora, a traditional bride-price ceremony, it opens a deep rift in the household. Rowdy and affectionate, Familiar pitches tradition against assimilation among the members of one devoted family. Which will prove stronger: the customs they keep… or the secrets they’ve kept buried? Head to the Woolly Mammoth Theatre to find out!

Dorrance Dance

Mar 2, Bethesda: Hailed by The New Yorker as “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today,” Michelle Dorrance and her company of virtuosic tap dance artists and musicians return with another spellbinding performance. With flourishes of Afro-Brazilian music mixed with indie pop, this wildly eclectic show is the product of Dorrance’s collaboration with musician and STOMP cast member Nicholas Van Young. Featuring breathtaking solos, duets, and ensemble choreography, ETM: Double Down incorporates live music and Young’s award-winning electronic tap dance instruments in a surprising, innovative evening of dance and music.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

Mar 2-4, Bethesda and Baltimore: Relive the magic of your favorite wizard. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by live music from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.

The Pillowman

Now-Mar 4, Frederick: Startling and viciously funny with echoes of Stoppard, Kafka and the Brothers Grimm, this production focuses on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders in this black comedy by the writer of The Lieutenant of Inishmore and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Every Brilliant Thing

Now-Mar 25, Olney: Could you name a hundred things that make life wonderful? A thousand? How about a million? A 7 year-old child confronted by his mother's attempted suicide makes a list of things to live for that grows from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. An amazing show that produces as much laughter as it does tears in creating its catalogue of gratitude with a unique theatrical style. In this remarkable one-person show, the audience becomes a custodian of the list, a co-conspirator in the plot to hold-back the darkness, and members of an ensemble that creates the evening's story, curling the audience in its generous embrace.