Weekends on Wednesdays
A Christmas Carol (Frederick)
Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christmas spirits in a traditional retelling of the Dickens classics. Presented by MD Ensemble Theater's Fun Co.
A Tuna Christmas (District Heights)
Parlor Room Theater presents "A Tuna Christmas." It’s the holidays in Tuna, Texas, 3rd smallest town in the state as 2 actors bring 20 characters to life. Fun & heartwarming.
Handel's Messiah (Annapolis)
Nothing equals hearing this piece live, including its famous “Hallelujah” chorus. Four extraordinary soloists join us for this beautiful set of concerts right in the heart of Annapolis.
North Pole Adventures (Baltimore)
Join special guests Frosty the Snowman and Santa for train rides along with model train layouts, craft stations with rocket powered sleighs, and much more for the entire family!
Wake Up, Brother Bear! (Bethesda)
This audience-favorite show is back from hibernation! Join Brother and Sister Bear as they experience a full year of seasons. See a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an slippery fish, and ice skate on a pond. Children may join the action with a small bag of props that help create the magical.
Morgan State University Choir Christmas Concert (Baltimore)
The renowned choir, led by conductor Eric Conway, joins the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a night of holiday favorites.
Borromeo String Quartet (DC)
Library of Congress--Thomas Jefferson Bldg.-Free, tickets required
The quartet performs all six Bartok quartets on the Library's Stradivari instruments. At the Coolidge Auditorium
Festive Friday in Downtown (Columbia)
Fire & Ice Friday will include a live ice sculptor, Harper’s Choice Middle School Choir, and Charm Performance fire and hoop dancers. 5-8pm Free
Charm City Ballet "A Christmas Carol" (Baltimore)
An original full length ballet of the Dickens' tale. The Baltimore Sun has chosen this production of A Christmas Carol as a Critic's Pick!!
Holiday Indoor Flea Market (Westminster)
200+ spaces of crafts, flea market items, collectibles, and treasures. There will be food available ... so make a day of it, and finish your holiday shopping!
Home Alone: Movie and Music (Baltimore)
Conductor Nicholas Hersh leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Choral Arts Society in a live score accompaniment of the classic 1990 film.
Luminaria Night Celebration (Vienna)
Vienna, a 300-year-old town on the Nanticoke River, will be glowing with 1,500 luminarias. Ride the free tram, visit with Santa, enjoy entertainment at the churches, and discover treats and the button factory at the Vienna Heritage Museum. Tour ($5) historic homes including the old Customs House and Ferry Toll Collector’s House. tour begins (5:00 - 9:00pm) at the Vienna Heritage Museum.
The Ugly Sweater Run (Baltimore)
The Ugly Sweater Run is rolling through Baltimore, December 19th, 2015! Sign up with code "VISITMD" for $10 off registration!
Winter Solstice Campfire (Oella)
What will you do on the longest night of the year? We’ll have a campfire, hot chocolate, short hike through the winter woods. Join us!
Winter Solstice Hike to Orange Grove (Elkridge)
Start at the Carriage House at Belmont as naturalists lead you through forest to one of the most scenic areas of Patapsco Valley State Park, Orange Grove.
2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony (West Friendship)
Come join us as we delight to the arrival of Santa Claus to light our Christmas Tree while enjoying the sounds of the season from local Choral Groups. Stay to whisper your Christmas wishes in Santa’s ear. Living Farm Heritage Museum 5-7pm Free
A Service of Lessons and Carols (Upper Marlboro)
A traditional service featuring music & seasonal readings.
Festival of Lessons and Carols (Cumberland)
Mountainside Baroque presents an ecumenical festival featuring seasonal music, traditional carols and readings by local clergy and officials.
Capitol Steps (Annapolis)
Genre: Comedy, Political Satire
Snowflake Tour of Charles Village Homes (Baltimore)
Tour festively decorated historic homes of Baltimore's Charles Village (one of America's most beautiful neighborhoods). Ticket includes free admission to Johns Hopkins Homewood Museum. Owners treat guests to cider & cookies.