Weekends on Wednesday

As usual, there is lots of stuff to do on the weekend.

I highly recommend the American Craft Council Show. I've been several times, and I'm planning on going again this year. There's some pretty incredible stuff there!

Have fun!


Multiple Days this Weekend:

The Event is Multi-Venu, Multi-Genre and Multi-Day including the pre-party at Ram's Head Live on Fri 2/21.  Over 60+ acts spread across two nights and 8 stages in the premier adult entertainment complex in the beautiful Baltimore Harbor District.

Maryland State Fairgrounds

Baltimore Convention Center
Features more than 650 of the country's top contemporary craft artists presenting their latest handmade creations in jewelry, clothing, furniture and home decor.

Last Weekend of Baltimore Restaurant Week

(various locations)

FEB 21st

Acclaimed author and performer Stuart Isacoff leads us through the battles over the tuning of the musical scale, placing them in the context of quarrels in the worlds of art, philosophy, religion, politics, and science. Following the lecture demonstration, Anne Midgette, author and classical music critic for The Washington Post, will conduct a live interview with Isacoff on the stage of Smith Theatre. A book signing and reception with Isacoff and Midgette will take place immediately afterwards. Free.

Treat your family to a Friday evening of spectacular space delights. This program features a full-dome movie preceded by a fun, family-friendly planetarium presentation about current happenings in our night sky. All programs are held in the NatureSphere, a digital planetarium and dome-style movie theatre. Film previews are available on the Nature Center’s website. Due to the nature of the show, please arrive at least 10 minutes early. Recommended age 5 yrs+. $6.00

National Aquarium
The aquarium's discount program will include monthly activities celebrating native cultures, world holiday traditions, Asian-Pacific heritage, Black History Month and Women's History Month

FEB 22nd

The orchestra is joined by the marvelous performers of Kinetics Dance Theatre for Prokofiev’s immortal Peter and the Wolf. Kids of all ages will enjoy this fun-filled introduction to the orchestra with our entertaining conductor and narrator Greg Jukes. Choose either the 10:30 or 1:00 concert and try your hand at playing instruments at our free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo in between the two performances.

Deep Creek
We invite you to BE COOL and do the Dunk alongside the rare breed of thousands of Maryland Dunkers who dare to bare it all each year for the inspirational athletes who represent Special Olympics Maryland! For just $50 in pledges, Dunk participants take a quick dip in Deep Creek Lake

The Comedy Pigs, MET’s resident improv/sketch comedy troupe is back with a new season of gut wrenching fun. 

The ninety-minute show is a unique blend of stand up comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time...live music.

Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Frankie and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” are all the rage all over again. 

A seminar is a conversation to explore ideas raised by a commonly read text and led by a St. John's Tutor followed by conversation over lunch. Participants choose one of 9 topics, read the assigned text in advance and then join with 15-20 other participants on seminar day in a discussion of the work. no previous knowledge of the subject or author is expected.Readings are drawn from the st. John's curriculum or chosen by the tutors.

Owings Mills
Company E, a dynamic, internationally known contemporary dance company, adds Baltimore County to its roster of performance locales. Recent performances have taken place in Kazakhstan, Algeria, Italy and New York. The company brings selections from its NEXT series to the Gordon center

New Market
Indoor beach themed party includes cookout, beach ball volleyball, DJ, backyard and video games. $15 for chaperone or child under age 5. Include indoor attractions for $10 more ONLINE ONLY. $25/person online ($30/person at the door) Includes unlimited West World Laser Tag, Hangem High Ropes Course, Rustler’s Ridge Rock Wall, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, cookout, backyard games and video games. *Excludes Merchandising & redemption games

National Building Museum
The event will feature slime-making, catapulting a table tennis ball, controlling a robot and other engineering-related activities.

Anacostia Community Museum
Join us for our annual Mardi Gras Family Day, which includes the celebratory traditions in South Africa this year. There will be storytelling, face painting, mask-making, and other hands-on activities, live performances, and more. Attendees can also participate in the Art of Adornment workshop with creative artist Januwa Moja-Nelson

FEB 23rd

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center
Participants can choose their own start times each morning, with up to five people in each time bracket. Competition is open to people age 15 and older. The Dash and Splash is part of the Swim Center's new Triathlon Training program.

Robinson Nature Center (Columbia)
Howard County is connected to the Chesapeake Bay via the Middle Patuxent River. Come out and enjoy this celebration of Chesapeake Bay food, restoration efforts, and fun. This year we are focusing on the oyster whose harvesting season in the Bay is from November 2013 until the end of February 2014. Come buy a bushel of oysters to shuck and eat on-site or at home. Learn how you can recycle your oyster shells at the center so that they can become substrate on which young oysters can grow. Meet “touch tank” animals in our Discovery Room and take part in fun, Chesapeake-themed activities. No registration necessary; event is free with paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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