Weekends on Wednesdays

Momenta String Quartet

This Weekend:

Baltimore County Restaurant Week (Towson)
From fine dining and fusion to family dining and pubs, you can enjoy 17 days of diverse “deals” and local flavors.

Winterfest (Deep Creek)
The Subaru Winterfest team is traveling to Wisp Resort bringing music, giveaways, and free activities for people to enjoy. During the event, Subaru will offer hot chocolate, cider, cookies and info about the latest news & happenings at Subaru. The Subaru Event Team will also be at Wisp Resort for one more Subaru Winterfest Events on March 07-08. Be sure to stop by the Subaru Igloo and say hello!

LEVYdance (D.C.)
Ben Levy's contemporary dance company performs "Soar," using dance, theater and film to conjure a world beyond reality.

Disney's the Little Mermaid (Olney)
Drawing from the Hans Christian Andersen fable and the animated Disney film, the play follows the adventures of a mermaid who falls in love with a prince.

Degas's Little Dancer (D.C.)
National Gallery of Art exhibition coincides with Kennedy Center musical.


Roaming Racoons (Laurel)
National Wildlife Visitors Center--Learn about our masked friends through hands-on activities and crafts. Best for ages 5 to 7.

Time for Tots: It's Winter! (Boyds)
Listen to a winter story, make a seasonal craft and explore the outdoors with a park naturalist. Best for ages 2 to 5.

A discussion on The Art of Richard Thompson (D.C.)
Nick Galifianakis, a Washington Post cartoonist, Gene Weingarten, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes The Post's "Below the Beltway" column, and David Apatoff, an illustration scholar whose recent work includes a biography of illustrator Robert Fawcett will discuss the book "The Art of Richard Thompson," who draws the syndicated comic strip Cul de Sac. They will be interviewed by Michael Cavna,who writes The Post's Comic Riffs blog


2nd Saturdays at The Artsway (Denton)
Watch local artists demonstrate their talents across an array of mediums. From plein air to pumpkin painting, basketweaving to jewelry making, there is always something beautiful going on at The Artsway

Build Mr. Banneker's Cabin (Oella)
Join us for a builder’s tour of Ben’s cabin then create your own with graham crackers and icing, decorated with cereal, crackers and other dry edibles from the pantry. Drop in between 1 and 3. Children 5+ with an adult $4 members / $5 non-members

Gaithersburg Indoor Flea Market (Gaithersburg)
The City of Gaithersburg announces the Indoor Flea Markets winter season on held on January 10, February 7 and March 14 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, 16 Chestnut Street in Building 6. For easiest access, use the Chestnut and Dalamar Street entrances. The Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the Flea Market is free.

Last weekend for the Chesapeake City's Winterfest of Lights (Chesapeake City)
A blizzard of white lights and holiday light displays illuminate this quaint canal town. historic Candlelight Tour; carriage rides; caroling; Santa's workshop; outdoor ice skating rink; Victorian holiday high tea, gift shopping, five star restaurants and charming B&Bs.

Writers in the Round with Ellis Woodward (Brooklyn Park)
Four highly acclaimed, veteran performing songwriters teams up and take the stage for an evening of magic on Saturday, January 10 in the Studio 194 Theatre at the Chesapeake Arts Center. And, the show will also include a special guest, Maryland’s own singer/songwriter, Ellis Woodward.

Momenta String Quartet (Columbia)
The Momenta Quartet explores the music of living composers from all cultures and diverse musical backgrounds. Having premiered over fifty works and collaborated with eighty living composers, the quartet ha been praised by the New York Times and the Washington Post for its beautiful, persuasive performances of new music

The Life and Songs of Emmylou Harris (D.C.)
Dozens of musicians unite to pay homage to Emmylou Harris

Winter Family Festival (D.C.)
Smithsoniam American Art Museum--Museum docents lead family-friendly crafts, including a printmaking workshop, in connection with the exhibition "The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art.". At the Kogod Courtyard.


DiVine of Annapolis 22nd Anniversary Celebration (Glen Burnie)
The gospel recording artist "DiVine of Annapolis" will celebrate their 22nd Anniversary on Sunday January 11, 2015 at 4:00PM. One block from Glen Burnie Senior High School

Free Family Sundays (Baltimore)
Visit the BMA for exciting family programs throughout the year—hands-on art workshops, special gallery tours, and more! Admission and activities are free, so bring the whole family and stay for as long or as short a time as you like. Look for Henri Matisse’s dog Raoudi (pronounced “rowdy”), the BMA’s guide for family art adventures. This perky schnauzer from the much-loved painting Interior with Dog leads the way on the Museum’s Artful Stories audio tour and many other activities. Wherever you find him, you’ll know that fun for the whole family will soon follow! Stop by on Free Family Sundays for free hands-on art workshops and tours just for families. 
An actor and comedian, will discuss his memoir "Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film"

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