Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Now-March 5, Olney: Olney Theatre does it again, with this Tony-Award winning murder-musical that is sure to be a hit!

National Aquarium Black History Month Celebration

Feb 3, Inner Harbor: An evening focusing on the roles African Americans have played within the Chesapeake Bay’s maritime and seafood industries, featuring performances, music and fun for the whole family

Maryland/Virginia/DC 34th Annual Choreographer's Showcase

Feb 4, The Clarice, UMD: Called “a rite of passage in the DC-area dance community” by The Washington Post, the Choreographers’ Showcase is one of the longest-running showcases of new and established choreographers in the country. See something new this weekend!


Feb 4, Sykesville: Head to historic Sykesville for a fun afternoon of ice sculptures, ice skating and an ice playground! Also enjoy treats, activities, and a visit from the Baltimore Zoomobile with a penguin!

Columbia Orchestra presents Dvorak and Ravel

Feb 4, Columbia: Join the Orchestra for a lively night which draws inspiration from the life of Harriet Tubman

Maple Sugaring Days

Now-Feb 26, Silver Spring: Experience an American tradition: maple sugaring! Watch the maple sugaring process from start to finish at the Brookside Nature Center

Constellation Fights the Slave Trade

Feb 4,11,18,25, Inner Harbor: Enjoy an educational and family-friendly outing to learn about the Constellation's proudest service during the three years immediately before the Civil War when she led this nation's fight against the trans-Atlantic trafficking of slaves

Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

Now-Mar 5, Baltimore: Everyman Theatre continues impressing the critics, this time with the classic orphan's tale and the question: can people change who they truly are?

1967: Civil Rights at 50

Opens Feb 3, Newseum: A new exhibit in time for Black History Month tells the dramatic story of the growing militancy of the struggle for racial justice in 1967 using powerful photos and images of historic newspapers and magazines

Color-in Creativity Night

Feb 3, Smithsonian American Art Museum: Something different! A coloring night where you can color while sipping on a complementary cup of hot cocoa. Peruse the galleries and try out coloring pages based on works on view in Luce Gallery

Chinese New Year Family Day

Feb 4, Kennedy Center: Learn the arts of paper cutting, Beijing-style applique, calligraphy, sugar and bottle painting, "bristle dolls," and Chinese makeup; play dress up and enjoy performances by Beijing acrobats and Chinese musicians

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