Weekends on Wednesdays

Arsenal of Democracy Flyover

This Weekend:

Bel Cantanti Opera-Mahler's "I am Lost to the World" (Silver Spring)
Bel Cantanti Opera is based in Montgomergy County, Maryland, in the Washington DC suburbs. Singers: Kathryn Wieckhorst, Robert McGinness, Meghan McCall. Accompanied by Katerina Souvorova. Sung in German with projected English super titles.

43rd Annual Baltimore Lithuanian Festival (Catonsville)
Traditional Crafts, Militaria Exhibit, National Folk Dances, Ethnic Foods
A Treat of Sight, Sound and Taste.  Bringing the Baltic to the Bay

Mid-Atlantic Wild West Fest Cowboy Reunion (West Friendship)
Authentic chuck wagon cooking, western main street shows, gunfight reenactments, cowboy mounted shooting, 1880's reenactors and camps, live music & vendors. 

Dreamworlds: work by Amy Lin (DC)
Addison/Ripley Fine Art Gallery--Lin uses a hybrid of sculpture and drawing to portray the circles and other repeating marks as portals to other worlds.

Maryland Film Festival (Baltimore)Maryland Film Festival is an annual five-day event that takes place in early May, presenting top-notch film and video work from all over the world. 

Portraits of the Harbor and the people of my life (Baltimore)
“Portraits of the Harbor and the people of my life” – Paintings by Liz Brasser May 7th – June 30th 2015 Exhibition and sale of works by local artist, Liz Brasser.

Springfest (Ocean City)
Four dynamic days of food, live music and unique arts and crafts under four huge big-top tents. 

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival (Bethesda)
The Bethesda Urban Partnership will host the annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival. Two-day festival featuring more than 120 contemporary artists selling their original fine art and craft. The event will also have live entertainment, children's activities and restaurants.

20th Anniversary Celebration (Columbia)
This 20th Anniversary Celebration features the art of it's 5 remaining founding members: Jing-Jy Chen, Bonita Glaser, Debbie Hoeper, Carl Segal, and Denise Tarbell. Show runs from May4-May 29 with a reception May 8 from 6-8pm


Arsenal Of Democracy Flyover (D.C)
World War II Victory Capitol Flyover--To honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft that enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled will fly above the skies of Washington, D.C.

May Day Play Day (Berlin)
Music Festival Downtown Berlin.

Mathew Brady's Photographs of Union Generals (DC)
Last Day! National Portrait Gallery--Studio portraits by one of the most famous photographers of the Civil War.


15th Annual Frederick Celtic Festival (Mount Airy)
Historical demonstrations, Scottish and Celtic Tents, Celtic dancing, Children's tent by Scots for Tots, Celtic food and vendors, dog demonstrations, Highland Games(caber toss, etc.) Evening Celtic Concert 7 – 10pm Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Fly-In to Victory Day: A Celebration of the End of WWII in Europe Family Day (DC)
A day of fun is presented by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum with a family day at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly. The program, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes historic aircraft on display and WWII-era activities. The schedule is packed with mission reenactments, story times, swing dancing lessons, a paper airplane design challenge, and much more. For all ages. At the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Howard County Historical Society Presents the Starvation Army Band (Ellicott City)
On May 9, the HCHS’s Museum Concert Series presents The Starvation Army Band from 7-9 p.m. in the HCHS’s Museum. Founded in 1989 as an off-shoot of the Columbia Concert Band, The Starvation Band specializes in Dixieland Jazz and added some Klezmer and Swing as well. The Starvation Army Band has entertained many at Howard County events, including Lakefront Concerts, Columbia Festival of the Arts, Vantage House, the Longfellow 4th of July parade and also at the Hebrew House of Greater Washington.

Mother's Day Special (Woodstock)
Enjoy a beautiful and delicious morning with your mother, daughter, grandmother or friends on Mothers Day weekend.  Stroll through the many niche gardens at the Conservancy and learn about their design and plantings from members of the Howard County garden clubs who created and maintain them.  Extend your walk through the Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden, the “Sisters Garden” of herbs and perennials, and the large Community Garden. Refresh yourself with “bottomless cups” of tea and freshly baked Scottish scones in the restored Brown sisters’ historic farmhouse parlor. $5/person; $10/family

Maestro Khan and Sistah Mafalda & The Kuumba Performers (Hyattsville)
Ustad Shafaat is a master of sitar, surbahar and tabla. Sista Mafalda adds an energetic blend of African, Caribbean and American dance and drum traditions, and Kuumba Performers showcase their kuumba (“creativity” in Swahili), led by the award-winning teacher and performer Mafalda T. Bouzy.

Cambridge Beer Festival (Cambridge)
Delicious brews from regional breweries. Admission includes a small beer tasting glass and all the tastings you care to try. Food and live music too.

Bark in the Park (Frederick)
Bark in the Park, Utica District Park, 10200-B Old Frederick Rd.

Tails on Trails (Frederick)
5K9 Fun Run/Walk - walk or jog the scenic trail with or without a dog. Dogs who participate get free admission to Bark in the Park after the race at 10 am. Registration and fees: 301-600-2936 

Spring in the Village at Catoctin Furnace (Thurmont)
Enjoy the ambiance of a spring celebration in the village more than 200 years ago when the Catoctin Furnace was in blast. Crafts, flowers, heirloom plants, herbs, and children's activities. Traditional music & foods

The Carroll Family of County Offaly and Baltimore (Baltimore)
The Carroll family became affluent in MD after losing their fortune during tragic days in Ireland. Homes in Maryland and Ireland are included via photos and narration based on Denny's personal visits and historical research. Donations welcome.

Symphony Number One - Debut (Baltimore)
Symphony Number One presents its concert debut, featuring harpist Jordan Thomas and flutist Raoul Cho on May 8 & 9 at 8pm at the Baltimore War Memorial. Features the music of Mozart, Schubert, Webern, and the World Premiere of Mark Fromm's Symphony No. 1. Click "Tickets" to support via Kickstarter.

Mothers Day Market: Carroll County Farmers Market (Westminster)
Free plant for first 400 Mothers. Local vendors selling hanging baskets,herbs, perennials,garden plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, nuts, pasture raised meats. Beautiful hand made crafts. Breakfast and lunch served. Acoustic musicians will be on hand.


44th Annual Historic Harbor House Tour (Baltimore)
This self-guided tour will consist of about a dozen houses, including such “perennials” as the Hollingsworth-Steele House, cc 1790; the Robert Long House and Colonial Garden.

Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales (Salisbury)
Prepare to step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt.

Make Mother's Day Memorable! (Hollywood)
Make Mother’s Day Memorable at Sotterley! Hollywood, MD - In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015, all mothers will receive the Guided Tour of the 1703 Plantation House at Sotterley Plantation for HALF PRICE on their special day! From noon to 4 p. 

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