Thursday-Saturday: Something different! Veteran jazz pianist performing with his trio. Some nights sold out, but this is a special event for you jazz lovers out there!

Titanic at Signature Theatre, Alexandria

Now-Jan 29: Stunning, 360-degree production of the Tony Award Winning Musical, with a cast, orchestra and crew of more than 50 artists!

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Baltimore

Now-Jan 1: The show that won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical is in Baltimore with for a few more days! Unanimously loved by critics and audiences, this production is a fine way to end 2016!

Noontime New Year, Port Discovery

Dec 31, Noon: Come dressed in your favorite costumes and decorate numbers and make soundmakers for the Noon Countdown! Toast the New Year with juice and cookies and enjoy activities all afternoon!

City of Annapolis New Year Celebration

Dec 31, 3:00pm: Festivities start at 3pm for families, with a special Early Bird Fireworks program at 5:30pm. The fun continues on until midnight, when there's another round of fireworks

Duran Duran, MGM National Harbor

Dec 31, 10:30pm: Tickets aren't cheap, but if seeing Duran Duran live on NYE is on your bucket list, there are still tickets available if you act fast!

BSO Movie and Music: Star Trek, Meyerhoff

Dec 29 & 30: All you Trekkies, get to the Meyerhoff! The BSO performs Michael Giacchino's score for two nights!


Garden of Lights, Brookside Gardens

Now-Jan 1 (except Dec 24/25): Enjoying it's 19th season with more than 1 million lights set in beautiful gardens, go enjoy a stroll through the gardens with your family and friends

Wicked, The Kennedy Center

Now-Jan 8: Looking for something without a Christmas theme? Wicked continues to thrill audiences on Broadway and beyond

Messiah Sing-Along, The Kennedy Center

Dec 23: Don't miss this annual holiday classic! Tickets are distributed first-come, first-serve starting at 4:30pm Friday in the Hall of Nations

A Christmas Carol, Chesapeake Shakespeare Co.

Dec 22/23: Playing in Baltimore for the final 2 nights of this annual holiday classic

New Year's Eve Spectacular, Baltimore

Dec 31, 9pm: It's not too early to start planning your New Year's Eve festivities!

Holiday Festival of Trains, Ellicott City

Now-Jan 29, select dates: Come support Ellicott City at the Ellicott City Station, and enjoy several operating model train displays

Holiday Tours at Montpelier Mansion, Laurel

Now-Dec 31, select dates: See Montpelier dressed up for the holidays in traditional holiday greens, and enjoy the beauty of the 70 acres of gardens surrounding the mansion

Mary Poppins, Olney Theatre

Now-Jan 8: Extended dates due to popular demand! See the critically acclaimed classic at the beautiful Olney theatre

Creche Exhibit, National Cathedral

Now-Jan 13: View over 80 nativity sets from around the world, selected from a donation of over 800 by a former docent. While there, take a look around the stunning National Cathedral


How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical

Dec 13-31 at The National Theatre in DC. Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage

It's A Wonderful Life

Dec 16, 18 & 23: The classic Christmas tale told in the tiny Miracle Theatre that doubles as a church on Sundays!

Christmas on 34th Street

Dec 14-Jan 1 starting at 5pm: There's nothing like a trip down 34th St to get in the holiday spirit. Come see the historic Hampden homes transform into a Christmas village

Christmas Village in Baltimore

Now-Dec 24 starting at 11am: West Shore Park at Baltimore's Inner Harbor will transform into a Christmas Village, with over 50 international vendors. Located inside a heated tent and outside in traditional wooden booths

B&Os Magical Holiday Express

Dec 15-31: A holiday spectacular celebration in the Roundhouse with trains of all sizes and shapes, holiday festivities and a winter wonderland of family fun and activities

Symphony of LIghts Drive Through

Now-Dec 31: A 20 minute drive through spectacle of more than 100 larger-than-life holiday light displays benefiting Howard County General Hospital

Illuminated London Town, Edgewater

Dec 16-30 starting at 6pm: Discover colonial nighttime traditions and holidays in historic London Town. Sip hot cider, roast s'mores in gardens lit with festive holiday lights, enjoy special performances in historic gardens. Step back in time for the holidays!

Holidays in the Park at Six Flags

Dec 17-Jan 2, select dates:  Six Flags is transformed by millions of glittering lights, dazzling holiday entertainment, and delicious seasonal treats. Many popular rides will also be transformed into a winter wonderland.

30th Annual Winter Festival of Lights

Dec 15-Jan 1 starting at 5pm, Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro: Holiday light display along with a hayride, crackling fire, seasonal refreshments and animals from the Watkins Nature Center

Ballet Theatre of Maryland: The Nutcracker

Dec 17&18, Maryland Hall for Creative Arts: Come experience the classic Christmas ballet in beautiful downtown Annapolis


Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Experience a three-day Northwest Coast dance celebration Thursday-Saturday at the National Museum of the American Indian

U.S. Botanic Garden: Seasons Greenings

Immerse yourself in the sights, smells, and sounds of the season in the annual holiday display, including the popular model train show. Nov 24-Jan 2

NSO Pops: E.T.: Film with Live Music

Experience the tale as never before on a big screen with John Williams's soaring score performed live. Friday-Saturday

12th Annual Downtown Holiday Market

Unique vendors, live music, tasty treats. Don't miss the chance to celebrate the season at this festive DC tradition. Nov 25-Dec 23

ZooLights at the National Zoo

Start a new holiday tradition, and see the Zoo at it's finest. Live music, treats and shopping, all while enjoying over 500,000 sparkling LED lights. Nov 25-Jan 1

Early Hockey on a semi-holiday Friday

See the Caps take on the (worst-scoring team in the NHL) Sabres at 5pm November 25

Sing: The next Illumination Entertainment Movie: FREE!

Free showing for the first 200 people. Sing is produced by the same group that gave us Minions and The Secret Life of Pets. Saturday, 9:00am, select AMC theaters

Catonsville 13th Annual Turkey Trot

It's not too late to participate! Show up between 7-8am on Thanksgiving morn to join in the family fundraiser for the Catonsville HS Cross Country program

LIghts on the Bay Sandy Point State Park

Spectacular drive-through light display beside the Chesapeake Bay. Now-Jan 1


All events take place from Friday, November 18-Sunday, November 20 unless otherwise noted

Chesapeake Bay Fall Rockfish Tournament 

Annapolis: Thousands of professional and recreational anglers compete for trophies and cash prizes in this 24th Annual Event

Christmas on the Potomac

National Harbor: (Nov 19-Jan 1) ICE, Christmas Around the World. It's back, with over 2 million pounds of colorful ice, along with a scavenger hunt, gingerbread decorating and much more! 

Holiday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Gaithersburg: 3 day extravaganza with over 450 carefully curated artisans and craftspeople from across America. Get all your holiday shopping done in one trip!

Maryland Christmas Show

Frederick: This weekend and next! If you need more shopping options, try this 33rd annual event. Takes place in seven buildings and a big top tent!

North Pole Experience

Cumberland: Western Maryland Railroad presents a magical holiday train ride and a chance to visit with Santa weekends through December 18

301 Derby Dames

La Plata: (Nov 19 only) Something different for you! A full day of roller-derby scrimmaging in the off-season opener event

Towson: (Nov 19 only) 42nd Annual Native American Festival. Enjoy dance, drums, jewelry, art, food and more at this popular celebration

Silver Spring: (Nov 17, 19 & 20) Need some amusement in your life? Love cat videos? This is for you! At the wonderful AFI Silver Theatre, this benefits local animal shelters

WEEKENDS ON WEDNESDAYS (a little late this week!)

All events listed take place from Friday, Nov 11-Sunday Nov 13 unless noted

Strathmore Museum Shop Around

Bethesda: Strathmore brings together beautiful gifts from 18 area museums and cultural shops

The Emporiyum Food Market

Downtown DC/Saturday & Sunday: Bring your foodie friends and enjoy one of a kind food items and treats from around the country

Black Side of the Moon

Downtown DC/Saturday-Jan 1: Need a laugh? Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company presents an all African-American cast performing sketches and stand-up comedy

Fotoweek DC

DC/Saturday-Sunday Nov 20: Citywide photography celebration features over 150 exhibitions, presentations and events

National Cathedral Highlights Tour

DC/Ongoing: Guided tour of the Cathedral's must-see details of art and architecture.

Maryland Irish Festival 2016

Timonium Fairgrounds: Celebrating Irish culture, music, food, dance and festivities with a chance to get some early Christmas shopping done

HCC Dance Student Showcase 

Columbia/Friday & Saturday: Get Local and support Howard Community College students. Enjoy creative explorations from student coreographers

Mistletoe Mart

Westminster/Friday & Saturday: Get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping with 51 juried artisans and craftspeople selling their creations

Olney Theatre - Mary Poppins

Olney/Now-Jan 1: Fun for the whole family at a theatre that always receives rave reviews!

One Singular Sensation - Marvin Hamlisch

Annapolis/Saturday Nov 12: Celebrate the well-known and loved music of Marvin Hamlisch in this fun performance for the whole family

Weekends On Wednesdays

Happening All Weekend

Kids Euro Festival 2016 (Downtown DC)

Festival of European arts and culture. Performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling and more

National Gallery of Art Community Celebration (Downtown DC)

Performances, storeis, sketching, children's activites and a film screening

Charm City Fringe Festival (Baltimore)

Celebrate five years of cutting-edge, original indie theatre and arts

Howard County Crafts Spectacular (Howard Co Fairgrounds)

Featuring several hundred artisans displaying hand-crafted creations

Lawyer's Farm and Corn Maze (Frederick)

Final weekend of the year!

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Baltimore)

Tony award winning Broadway musical at the Hippodrome for a six-day run

St Mark Orthodox Church Food Festival and Bazaar (Bethesda)

Come enjoy fabulous food, vendors, demonstrations and tours of the beautiful church

Friday November 4

Annapolis By Candlelight

Historic Annapolis showcases privately-owned historic houses with guided tours (also Saturday November 5th)

National Aquarium (Baltimore)

Come visit the Aquarium for half-price on Friday night!

The Nutcracker Off the Cuff (Bethesda)

Experience The Nutcracker in a whole new way at the Strathmore (also the 5th at the Meyerhoff in Baltimore)

Saturday November 5

Czech Christmas Market (Downtown DC)

Vendors will be at the embassy with blown-glass ornaments, jewelry, Christmas cookies, pastries and more

Eastport vs. Annapolis Tug Of War (Annapolis)

19th Annual Battle!

Swains Lockhouse Hardhat Tour (Potomac)

Unique opportunity to see the inside of a lockhouse stripped down of all non-historic materials

Baltimore Oyster Festival (Inner Harbor)

Enjoy oysters and other seafood, family friendly activities, live music and entertainment

Maxwell and Mary J Blige Concert (Royal Farms Arena)

King and Queen of Hearts Tour

3238 BROOKMEDE RD Ellicott City, MD 21042

Property Site:
$100K below market! Calling all investors. This is an estate sale. Updates include kitchen and windows. Upper level shows very well! HW floors throughout most of the upper level. The lower level experienced water damage due to historic storm in 7/16. The lower level has been cleaned up (professionally) and is in need of approx $40K in repairs. Flood ins is required. Contact Alt Agent w/questions.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.00
Price: $349,000

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or You can also text 3942232 to 67299.

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MLS ID: HW9786846

Weekends on Wednesdays

Fall MD Home and Garden Show
This Weekend:

Town of Bel Air Film Festival to be held October at the Bel Air Armory in Bel Air.

The Twin Beach Players of North Beach, Md., will present this hilarious musical comedy set in Ancient Rome. A hit Broadway play comes to North Beach. Don't miss it!

Professional performer Todd Loughry headlines this event as the immortal Edgar Allan Poe while an ensemble of artists bring his tales to life through movement based story-telling.

Celebrate our Fall Foliage with two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, fall foliage tours, craft shows and more! Join us for the 49th Annual Festival.

One of the most prestigious international equestrian three-day events in the world featuring dressage, cross country, and show jumping.

Maryland's largest home and garden show, featuring: more than 300 home improvement exhibitors, Twiggy the water skiing sSquirrel, daily seminars, landscaped gardens and a craft show.

A Plein Air painting competition involving artists from all over the U.S. Plein Air painting is painting in the "open air" without the use of photographs.

Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore celebrates the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. Air Show over Baltimore Oct. 15-16.

More than 200 of America's greatest independent artists and craftspeople, hear their stories and shop for unique and amazing pieces.

The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is recognized as a top fine arts festival in the U.S. For two days, downtown Bethesda is transformed into an outdoor gallery with works by 185 selected artists.

Visit the nation's oldest in-water powerboat show to see the latest boat designs and marine technology. Register today for the Take The Wheel Workshop. Bring the family; spend the day enjoying the many shops and restaurants in historic Annapolis, Maryland.


Beginnings is the premiere tribute band to the music of Chicago.

Hear Ken’s fascinating story and see photos of when Ken was a member of the 1989 American Everest Expedition. The preparations, the trek, the challenges, the beauty.

Sweet Plantain (Frederick)
A refreshingly new string quartet bridging the gaps between generations and musical genres.

The warm acoustics of the Memorial Chapel will ring with the sounds of choral masters in this showcase of UMD's choirs.


National Fossil Day-Find Your Park (Port Tobacco)
Earn a Junior Paleontologist badge by learning about the scientific and educational values of fossils. Join the fun at Thomas Stone National Historic Site.

Taste over 75 international wines, while enjoying live music, delicious pairings of savory hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, wine pull and door prizes!

Beards, Beer and Brats (Mount Airy)
This family-friendly event will offer a beer, bratwurst and sausage tasting and a 16+ category beard and mustache competition. Five musical acts and a sanctioned corn hole tournament.

Bowie State University Homecoming Parade (Bowie)
Bulldog pride will be on display through the streets of Bowie. Bring family and friends to cheer student organizations and community groups marching with bands, floats, and classic cars to Bowie Town Center.

Charles County Wine and Food Festival (Waldorf)
2nd annual festival at Regency Furniture Stadium, Home of the Maryland Blue Crabs. Note: this is a new date; purchased tickets for old date will be honored.

David Sedaris (Frederick)
Master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition.

Phil Vassar (Annapolis)
Phil Vassar's unbounded energy and limitless talent have proven him, again and again, as one of Nashville's most prolific and versatile stars.

Tilghman Island Day (Tilghman)
Arts and nautical crafts, boat building demonstrations, oyster shucking, crab picking and a look at the life of a waterman.


Hawk Watch (North East)
Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette.

MAP 35th Anniversary Open House (Baltimore)
This exhibition will feature contemporary artists from MAP’s early years of the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s, reviving work from the most memorable exhibitions in MAP’s history. Donor reception will follow.

Oyster Festival (Shady Side)
Fun, food, and music on the waterfront. Local restaurants serve up their oyster best—plus lots of other great food and drink. Live music by local bands, kids activities, $5,000 raffle, and more.

Sungpil Kim Piano (Baltimore)The St. David’s Recital and Evensong series continues with a pre-service recital featuring pianist Sungpil Kim, a doctoral candidate at the Peabody Conservatory.

Roller Coaster Race (Upper Marlboro)
Join us for a 10K race or 5K run/walk on an exciting course at Six Flags America. Course goes through and around the park with scenic view of the world-famous coasters.
The Grapes of Wrath (Westminster)
A story of perseverance against the odds, Steinbeck’s Great American Novel is the perfect story for the intimate yet powerful style of America’s longest running touring company.
The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates and displays the rich cultural heritages of Montgomery County.

9132 FLAMEPOOL WAY Columbia, MD 21045

Property Site:
Welcome Home! This end of cul-de-sac 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home w/ cozy front porch has been recently renovated *Backs to beautiful wooded open space * New kitchen w/ SS appliances, granite countertops, flooring* Fresh paint throughout* New carpet and lighting * Renovated master bath *Newer windows * Carport w/shed *Close to Columbia trails, pool and commuter routes* Ready to move in!
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.00
Price: $347,000

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or You can also text 3920252 to 67299.

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MLS ID: HW9778570

12195 WOODFORD DR Marriottsville, MD 21104

Property Site:
Stunning Trinity home on 3.20 acre wooded lot*2 staircases*2 story FR w/ gas FP*Breakfast rm off beautifully updated kitchen, lg. ctr island w/ seating for 5, dbl. wall ovens, induction cooktop, granite counters* Hardwood*House freshly painted*MBR Ste w/ FP heated flr in mstr bath *2 BR w/ private baths*LL offers walk-out, rec rm, theater rm, plenty of storage, addtl. finished rm and full bath*
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5.00
Price: $799,900

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or You can also text 3902234 to 67299.

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MLS ID: HW9767769

Weekends on Wednesdays

This Weekend:

Ag Center 2016 Corn Maze (Westminster)
Corn Maze with the theme All Things Maryland. This one should not be missed. 

Bennett's Curse Haunted House (Baltimore)
Visit the Worlds Best & Scariest Haunted House Now located in the shadow of the M&T Bank Stadium. 

Annapolis Fringe Festival (Annapolis)
Over the top Art and entertainment that is sure to get your artistic creative juices flowing. The Annapolis Arts District welcomes fringe artists, performers and the public to West Street in Annapolis.

Baltimore Book Festival (Baltimore)
Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally known authors, book signings, more than 150 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on multiple stages. 

BSO Presents: Beethoven Symphony No. 5 (Baltimore)
With fate knocking in those legendary opening four notes, the BSO initiates its season-long exploration of Beethoven with the heroic Symphony No. 5. Ticket prices vary. 

FallFest (Westminster)
Come out for Westminster's largest community event that benifits non profit organizations. Prime entertainment, juried vendors, parade, rides and more!

St. Mary's County Fair (Leonardtown)
Celebrate St. Mary’s heritage at this traditional county fair. Livestock, home arts, flowers, field crops, 4-H and school exhibits, horse pulls and carnival. 

Sunfest Ocean City (Ocean City)
This nationally recognized festival brings family fun-filled days: music, food, arts & crafts. Nationally known & regionally popular entertainers perform four days. Entertainment is free except headline acts. 

20th Annual Fall Festival at Summers Farm (Frederick)
Homegrown fun & farm fresh adventures include Orioles themed cornfield maze, hay rides, pig races, jumping pillows, farm animals, pick your pumpkins, hay slides, more! See website for hrs; under 2 yrs-free.

33rd Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival (Davidsonville)
The largest fall festival in the area features over 20 attractions, Hayrides, Live music, entertainment, pony rides, demos including extreme pumpkin carving, reptile show, raptors, food and beverages. 

Bowles Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm (Clements)
Corn maze, petting zoo, wagon rides, mini straw maze, corn box, pumpkins, food, and lots of family fun. 

Pumpkin Picking at Applewood Farm (Whiteford)
A fun filled family event: Hay rides to pumpkin field, Applewood Express Train, a replica 1865 vintage wood burning steam locomotive and much more. Children 2 and under are FREE! 


The Midtown Men (Frederick)
Celebrate the best of the 1960's with four stars form the original Broadway cast of "Jersey Boys." 


Main Street Music Fest (Columbia)
All proceeds will aid Ellicott City flood recovery. Enjoy 60 bands on 6 stages, local food, beer, vendors and Star Wars village. Toad The Wet Sprocket will headline. 

Annual MD Microbrewery Festival (Westminster)
11th Annual - this fun-packed festival celebrates and promotes the best of Maryland's handcrafed and distinctive microbrews. Food, vendors and continuous music.

Art in the Park (Stevensville)
Reconnect with art and culture in Historic Stevensville on Maryland's eastern shore draws history enthusiasts and features artists and artisans' works in the "Pocket Park." 

Best Fest (Trappe)
Youth festival created by kids, for kids! Games, vendors, talent showcase, electronic dance party. Helping every kid do their BEST! 

Crabtoberfest (Cambridge)
This one of a kind event features German music, dancing, German and Eastern Shore food. 

Paula Poundstone (Frederick)
Pull up a chair and get ready to laugh when this comedian and NPR favorite takes the stage. 

Piney Run Apple Festival (Sykesville)
Enjoy everything apple with family activities to enjoy. Experience scarecrow making, hayrides, music and entertainment, along with many local vendors selling their wares. 


Silver Spring Maker Faire (Silver Spring)
Robots, flying machines, interactive art, and so much to do and see – KID Museum is hosting the Silver Spring Maker Faire at the Silver Spring Civic Building. 

Bach to the Future: Classical and Jazz Concert (Hagerstown)
Perry/Brandenburg concert featuring Alexander Wu on Piano.
Hearth demonstrations will include sausage cooked with cider, fall vegetables and an apple desert. A self-guided tour of the Bowman House and 19th century raised bed garden will also be open for viewing. 
Family Farm Day (Cockeysville)
A day full of local food vendors, local bluegrass bands, endless activities for kids of all ages, and farm demonstrations. Come out with your family to support local farming and businesses!!
5K run & 3K walk with proceeds benefiting Mental Health Association's mission to promote mental wellness in DC region. Family-friendly. Register by Sept. 15 and save $10.
This market experience will bring together local art, home goods, culinary delights, and tasty beverages in the heART of the Gateway Arts District. 

6099 MAJORS LN #7L7 Columbia, MD 21045

Property Site:
THIS SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOM UNIT COULD BE YOURS * New kitchen cabinets and granite countertops * Fresh Paint * Great storage * Big windows bring in natural light * Built-in cabinets in living and dining room * Backs to trees and green space * Great access to shopping, school, trails and commuter routes
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.00
Square feet: 932
Price: $124,900

For more information about this property, please contact Laurie Scheiber at 443-745-7887 or You can also text 3892496 to 67299.

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MLS ID: HW9766758

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