Weekends on Wednesdays

Owl Prowl (Fair Hill and Baltimore)
This Weekend:

The 49th Annual Maryland RV Show, The Mid-Atlantic oldest, largest, and best attended Recreational Vehicle Expo fills all three exhibition facilities at the Timonium Fairgrounds for two consecutive weekends.

It’s a craft show like no other! Join us for our three-day celebration of all things handmade, featuring more than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists.

One Night in Miami (Baltimore)With three close friends—activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke, and football star Jim Brown. This fictional account of a real night imagines what might have happened in that tiny hotel room. As the Civil Rights movement stirs outside, and the melody of “A Change is Gonna Come” hangs in the air, four men will emerge from that one night ready to define a new world.

The event will feature the newest innovations for the home and garden. Vendors will include landscaping companies, contractors/remodelers, health and fitness groups. The show will also feature arts and crafts from local artisans. Throughout the weekend, enjoy live entertainment and seminars from the area’s leading companies.

Rhapsody (Baltimore)
Vincent E. Thomas/VTDance, presents a new performance piece exploring the profound writings of several African American writers and poets and the aspects of place/sacred spaces and time that have an impact on writing.

Calvert County's restaurants showcase creative cuisine and offer delicious deals during Calvert County Restaurant Week Feb. 20 – March 1. Whatever your favorite fare, Restaurant Week satisfies any taste, featuring restaurants drawing from the region's bounty to offer unique dining experiences.

Waverly Street Gallery’s sixth annual collaborative exhibition will include paintings, sculpture, prints, ceramics, fiber art, glass, mixed media, photography and jewelry.

A Bucket of Blood (Baltimore)
Bussing tables at a hip coffee joint, Walter Paisley just wants to be somebody. When a fatal accident gives Walter the perfect canvas to work on, he seizes the opportunity to slip in among the local art elite. Now, the pressure is on for his latest masterpiece. And this time, Walter's drawing blood.

Director Septime Webre's newest creation was inspired by Washington Irving's short tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." At the Eisenhower Theater.

David Dodge Lewis and Ephraim Rubenstein are both noted artists as well as active teachers. Rubenstein is currently on the faculty at Columbia University, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Students League and Lewis is the William W. Elliot Professor of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College

This winter, grab a map, gas up the car and set out onto the wine trails to explore the state’s rich culture, museums, attractions and history while learning more about the wines that represents each region.

DC Fashion Week (Various Locations)
 A showcase for new collections, emerging designers and more. Consult the official site for specific events and ticket prices.

Savor Sip Style (Ellicott City)
Join us for Turf Valley's luxury home show, featuring over 100 luxury home vendors and seminars, as well as food and libation tastings. The event is Saturday, February 21st from 10am-6pm and Sunday, February 22nd from 11am-5pm. To purchase tickets visit savorsipstyle.com or call 410-423-0812.


To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however when he unexpectedly befriends Jacob, a young Confederate Soldier. Children's Musical

Schaefer's Canal House is planning a divine 4-course meal just for the Cecil County Arts Council. Tickets are $50 per person and a portion of the proceeds benefits the Arts Council. In between courses, an artist will show recent works and talk about how they create.

Owl Prowl (Fair Hill)
Join seasoned birder Sean McCandless in an evening of listening to the hoots, walls, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 7 pm from the Nature Center.

Pete Holmes (D.C.)
The popular comedian from the entertaining but short-lived "The Pete Holmes Show" and his "You Made It Weird" podcast.


Maple Magic! (Monkton)
This family event includes an indoor presentation, followed by a hike along Ladew’s 60-acre Nature Walk where we’ll identify trees, observe tapped maple trees, collect some sap and boil it down to make golden brown maple syrup.

Dance Connections joins the Orchestra for its popular Young People’s Concerts for Camille Saint-Saëns – Carnival of the Animals. Kids of all ages will love 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 in between the two performances at our free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.

Deep Creek Dunk (Oakland)
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

Woodcock Watch (Columbia)
Travel to the Patuxent River State Park to discover the amazing woodcock – the woodcock that played a historic role in the creation of the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area (MPEA) Event Cost: $5.00
George Washington’s Birthday Ball is an elaborate affair with over-the-top decorations and a big dance band. Black-tie or themed costumes are encouraged. Everybody is there: faculty, board members, parents, and alumni turn out for the fun.

Evening Owl Prowl (Baltimore)
Join a park ranger to learn about nighttime critters and hunt for owls with hands-on activities. Quiet is the key to a successful night hike; please plan accordingly when considering the participation of young children. Free but registration required by calling 410-592-2897

Cherry Pie Hike (Baltimore)
Join us for a brisk morning hike to awaken the senses and commemorate George Washington’s birthday. This hike will describe his local history and conclude with hot drinks and George’s appropriate dessert made in a Dutch oven. Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear. All ages, $5 per person

Play in a Day (Bethesda)
Six professional Washington, D.C. area theatre companies will write, direct, rehearse and perform original plays based on similar themes in only 24 hours.

Paws and Planes (Frederick)
Join Turbo the Flying Dog for a FREE day of fun at the airport! Children of all ages are invited to meet the star of the new children's book series, Turbo the Flying Dog, and participate in aviation education activities!

Explore African American art with teaching artist, Culture Queen. Families will see a short children’s video about African American artists, take a mini gallery tour, and create their own artwork inspired by an artist.

A fine art and craft exhibit showcasing nature inspired work of our local artists. A $1/per person admission fee will be collected at the entrance of the Nature Center. Proceeds will be used to help support the Piney Run Recreation and Conservation Council. Refreshments will be served.

Think you have an awesome find, join us for Elkton's Antiques Road Show! Certified Apprasers will be her to appraise your Treasure's. Fee plus $5 Per Item Fee (limit to 5 items per person)

This complete suite is a rhythmic, sensual piece that weaves Venezuelan folk music with traditional European forms and energizes any space it fills. Romero is best known for his popular works and was creator of Venezuela’s new wave “Onda Nueva” school of music


The Wine Expo draws a sell-out crowd of more than 500 people. All event proceeds benefit the programs and scholarships of the HCC Alumni & Friends Association.

Gordon Parks is a celebrated photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician, and filmmaker. The film stretches across two centuries as it traces his life and career from abject poverty to a top photographer for Vogue, Life, and other magazines.

During Maryland's first decades, a "Christians Only" policy applied to those seeking public office. Dr. Rafael Medoff, a noted scholar of Jewish involvement in American politics, will take a candid look at the Maryland legislature's debates in the early 1800s over political rights for Jews & others.

Global Expressions (Owings Mills)
Presenting dance from around the world. This annual production is a vibrant display of live music, colorful costumes and exciting movement and dance featuring Rueda de Casino Baltimore, Natya Kala Mandir East Indian Dance, Korean Performing Arts Academy of America and Yesodot Israeli Youth Dance.

Bay Day (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. Event Cost: Daily admission or Free with annual membership

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