Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Colonial Players presents "The Liar" (Annapolis)
This sparkling comedy is the story of a man who can't tell the truth, and his servant who can't tell a lie. Together, they roar into Paris and into the immediate pursuit of ladies they meet in the Tuilleries Gardens.

Maryland Athletic Club 2015 Rockin' Resolution Party (Timonium)
Join the Maryland Athletic Club & Wellness Center (MAC) on Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24 as both locations premiere their latest free group exercise classes.

Lone Star Rodeo Bulls, Broncs & Barrels Tour (Salisbury)
Celebrate an American tradition this winter as the Lone Star Rodeo Company presented by Cheerwine brings its Bulls, Broncs and Barrels Tour to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center for two nights of competition

World of Pets Expo (Timonium)
Exhibitors will fill the spacious Cow Palace with thousands of products and services for pets. Some of the country’s foremost authorities in the pet industry will present seminars and demonstrations covering many aspects of pet care and training. Pets covered in these seminars include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets and other animals.

Mandy Patinkin - Dress Casual (Baltimore)
Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. "Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping," raves The New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of popular song. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, from Cole Porter to Harry Chapin, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey

Magfest: 13th Annual Music & Gaming Festival (Fort Washington)
MAGFest is a four day long party dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types, and the community. The festival runs 24 hours a day, and offers consoles, arcades, tabletop, LAN, live video game cover bands, chiptunes, vendors, guest speakers and much more.

Annie, the Musical (Easton)
Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan.

Annie (Baltimore)
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan.

Howard County Winter Restaurant Week (Ellicott City)
LOVE LOCAL! Howard County’s top chefs are serving up savings with romantic twists on local favorites! Cozy meals at fabulous prix fixe prices from $10.14 – $40.14.

Howard County Open 2015 (Ellicott City)
A salon-style, non-juried exhibit showcasing local artists. Artists (aged 18 years and older) who live, work, or study in Howard County are invited to bring one piece of original artwork completed in the past two years to the drop-off on January 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Poetic Energetic (Ellicott City)
Poetic Energetic features the lively mixed media work of Colombia-born Nico Amortegui (MALO), colorful acrylic paintings by Nigerian artist Stanley Agbontaen, and atmospheric encaustic figure paintings by Marcie Wolf-Hubbard.

Washington Auto Show (D.C.)
The city's largest public show offers a look at all the latest vehicles and technologies including more than 700 new makes and models from more than 40 manufacturers, plus entertainment, activities and celebrity meet-and-greet sessions. See the event website for complete schedule.

Monster Jam (D.C.)
Grave Digger, Iron Man and many other monster trucks jump as many as 14 cars side by side. A Pit Party 11am-12:30pm each day offers a chance to get an up close view of the trucks and to meet the drivers.

Winter Blast (D.C.)
Kids can learn about and participate in Native American games, including the Northwest Coast Beaver Tooth Game, the Woodlands Bone Toss, the Metis Rattle Game and Eskimo Yo-Yo.


School's Out: Oh! 'Possum (Catonsville)
Have you ever met a live ‘possum? This is your chance to learn about North America’s only marsupial followed by a live encounter that will give you a whole new appreciation for the Opossum. All Ages $2 members / $4 non-members

Banneker Star Party (Catonsville)
Join our visiting astronomers for an evening exploring the night sky, inside with a portable planetarium and outside with telescopes. Dress for the weather. Adults and children 7+ $2 members / $4 non-members 

Scotch Tasting at Fireside Stone and Patio (Ellicott City)
Featuring “The Classic Cask” hand crafted, single-batched limited edition whiskeys, with guest speaker James Bailey. $30 per person – limited space is available, so please call us to reserve your spot at 410-465-7802.

Karen K & the Jitterbugs (D.C.)
The kiddie rock band plays high-energy, upbeat tunes that blend imagination and humor. At the Discovery Theater.


Polar Bear Plunge (Annapolis)
It's not just an event - it's an experience that has become a winter-time tradition for thousands of warm-hearted Plungers! this event benefits Maryland's children and adults with intellectual disabilities, as they enjoy the life-changing benefits of participating with Special Olympics of Maryland.

10th Annual Polar Bear Plunge (National Harbor)
Join the Chesapeake Climate Action Network for the 10th annual Polar Bear Plunge at National Harbor.

Choreographer's Showcase (College Park)
Showcase features choreographic works in a range of styles including modern dance, contemporary ballet, aerial choreography, hip-hop and more.

Delores King Williams: "I Love Being Here With You" (North Bethesda)
A Baltimore native and a DC favorite, this sultry, soulful singer is equally at home in musical theater, cabaret and the concert hall. Known for “wowing audiences with her impressive range and beautifully honed technique…scatting trumpetlike flourishes with ease and precision.

Victoria Vox and Unified Jazz Ensemble (Germantown)
Singer/songwriter Victoria Vox, widely renowned for her work on the ukulele, joins the Unified Jazz Ensemble for an evening of jazz standards and original compositions.

Adventures in Heels (Savage)
Terrapin Adventures is hosting a special event to benefit Success in Style. “Adventures in Heels” gives women (and very daring men) the chance to explore the unique Savage Mill Mall in their favorite pair of pumps, completing games, puzzles, challenges and activities similar to those in the TV show

Basket Making Workshop (Catonsville)
Learn basket making with colonial interpreter, Joan Betzold, and construct a 10” square bandana basket for bread. 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on the Shore (Wye Mills)
Experience the renowned Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Children's Sing Along and Royal Tea (Gaithersburg)
Following the sing-along, a Royal Tea will be held at Kentlands Mansion, where princesses, knights, and other heroes can snack in style. On the menu are small sandwiches, baked sweets, fruit, lemonade, and tea.

Do You Want to Build a Snowman? (Boyds)
Explore the outdoors, build a snowman and read a winter story. Best for ages 4 to 10.

Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars (Takoma Park)
The children's entertainers return with a program of family-friendly folk and pop songs for chilren 6 and younger.


Stormy Weather (Annapolis)
A Maryland Federation of Art organized exhibition of 2-D artwork depicting the sights, sounds, colors, impact, anticipation and more of weather and its impact. On display through March 1. Reception January 25 4-6pm at Annapolis Maritime Museum.

"Opera...From a Sistah's Point of View" Concert is Witty and Diverse (Bowie)
From Aida to gospel, soprano Angela Brown aims to dispel myths about opera through her own witty and inspired recital entitled “Opera … From a Sistah’s Point of View,” which will be presented by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts

Freedom Riders (Baltimore)
(120 mins) In 1961, hundreds of black and white Americans risked their lives for simply traveling together on buses and trains through the Deep South. The so-called “Freedom Riders” were deliberately violating Jim Crow laws that upheld segregation. Panel with freedom riders follows.

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Memorial Program: A Town Known As Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community (Baltimore)
Despite Oświęcim, Poland’s long and varied history, it’s known for one thing: Auschwitz. Join Shiri Sandler, of the Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oświęcim, Poland, to learn the story of the once Jewish town that became a symbol of the Holocaust.

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