Thoroughly Modern Millie

Mar 30-Apr 1, Poolesville: The Midnight Players of Poolesville HS proudly present the story of Millie, a 1920s girl who arrives in NYC ready to make her dreams come true. Take your family out for some light fare this weekend!

Annapolis Film Festival

Mar 30-Apr 2, Annapolis: The 5th Annual Annapolis Film Festival returns to downtown Annapolis, featuring domestic and international documentary features and shorts, narrative features and shorts, student films, and full-length feature films. Something to interest everyone!

Light City

Mar 31-Apr 8, Baltimore area: Light City transforms the area with world-class light displays, sculptures, music, interactive technology innovations, video projections and more throughout Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods. Check it out!

UMD Men's Chorus Invitational

Mar 31, College Park, Memorial Chapel: Guest choirs join the UMD Men’s Chorus to perform music for men’s voices, both as distinct ensembles and en masse.

Easter Egg Hunt

Weekends up to Apr 16, Whiteford, MD: Visit Applewood Farm north of Bel Air for an egg hunt, 1773 log barn, hay ride, petting zoo, kiddie maze, lawn bowling, Reindeer antler toss, model trains, pedal tractors, playground and express train. It's more than an Egg Hunt!

Fell's Point Privateer Festival

Apr 1-2, Fell's PointSet a course for Fell’s Point to join the festivities of the 13th annual Privateer Festival. The event will feature a full scale land invasion of living history, music, dance, kid’s activities, arts, crafts, food and more!

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Apr 1, Montgomery Village: An egg hunt closer to home. Bring your own basket and flashlight, and be prepared for some fun! Early Hunt times for the younger set will not require a flashlight. Hunt times are based on age categories. 

4th Annual Chicken Wing Festival

Apr 1, Anne Arundel Co Fairgrounds: You read that right! Come taste the best and most inventive chicken wing recipes from our area’s best chefs, and take the opportunity to make your own! There'll also be music, kids activities and other activities!

14th Annual Jazz Festival

Mar 31-Apr 1, La Plata: Each spring the Colege of Southern MD hosts a fabulous Jazz Festival, with visiting guest artists, critiques of local high school jazz bands, workshops for the community, and a grand jazz concert finale. All you jazz lovers, unite!

A Raisin in the Sun

Mar 31-May 7, DC: Arena Stage presents "the play that changed American Theatre forever". Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking masterpiece follows the Younger family yearning for a better life far from the cramped confines of their Chicago tenement. The work paints the African-American experience in brilliant and powerful strokes, as vibrant and vital today as they were in 1959.

Kylian, Peck and Forsythe

Mar 30-Apr 2, DC: The Washington Ballet present three works, both radical and innovative, which have had a significant influence on contemporary ballet choreographers and audiences alike.

Blossom Kite Festival

Apr 1, Washington Monument Grounds: The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season. The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstration. Bring your own kites, make your own, or purchase one on-site.


Mar 31-Apr 2, Baltimore: The Hippodrome presents an adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical, "Rent," about the lives of seven artists in one year who are struggling to make their dreams come true without giving up or selling out.

Drone Racing

Apr 1, Baltimore: Open Works and the Baltimore Drone Racing League will hold its inaugural racing event this Saturday. The event will be open to experienced drone racers as well as beginners. Various heats will be held throughout the day and there will be cash prizes announced as the event approaches. Get involved in this exciting new activity!


The White Snake

Now-Mar 26, Baltimore:  Mystery and magic is brought to life in this fantastical ancient Chinese fable presented by Baltimore Center Stage. The story is told in a blend of traditional and  modern style, and is sure to please the entire family.

47th Annual Antique Auto/Motorcycle/Truck Swap Meet

Mar 24-25, Westminster: Something for all auto enthusiasts! Head to Carroll Co Ag Center and find parts, door prizes, drawings, and more!

Adventure Park 90s Glow in the Park

Mar 24, Sandy Spring: Have you heard of the Adventure Park? With 13 Trails, 29 zip lines, 6 difficulty levels, and almost 200 challenge bridges, The Adventure Forest is the largest forest climbing park in the nation. The Night-Climb Celebration is their most popular event, featuring 90s music, glow sticks, and lasers!

The Wonderful World of Dr Seuss Show

Mar 24-26, Rockville: Huckeberry Fine Art presents an unusual and highly entertaining collection representing works from Dr. Seuss’s best-known children’s books, and based on decades of artwork that Dr. Seuss created for his own personal pleasure including the wacky three-dimensional “Unorthodox Taxidermy” sculptures with names like The Carbonic Walrus, The Two-Horned Drouberhannis, and the Goo-Goo-Eyed Tasmanian Wolghast!

Celebration of the Arts Gala

Mar 25, Columbia: Join the Howard Co Arts Council for one of Howard County’s premier fundraising events and an important showcase for local performing and visual artists who help enhance our quality of life. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of art and entertainment featuring culinary delights courtesy of local restaurants, a fine art auction of local artwork, and incredible performances by rising and guest stars.

The Wiseguy Kitchen - Live Show

Mar 24-25, Baltimore: There’s music, comedy, singing and a chance to sample the freshly cooked food of chef Vinny made during the live cooking demonstration during a theatrical performance!

Celtic Woman

Mar 24, Baltimore: The Hippodrome presents Celtic Woman with classics and new songs from their Voices of Angels album along with superb choreography and magnificent arrangements of timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards in the group’s award winning signature style.

100 Years of Ella & Company

Mar 24-25, DC: The NSO and The Kennedy Center celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's 100th, acclaimed singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover come together to celebrate the legendary music of the First Lady of Song, plus favorites made famous by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington.

Maryland Day, Historic St Mary's City

Mar 25: Celebrate Maryland’s 383rd anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits in Maryland's 1st colonial establishment and capital.

Maryland Day, Annapolis

Mar 24-26, Anne Arundel Co: Celebrate Maryland's birthday this year with a weekend long celebration of it's art, heritage and culture at 20 locations in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. This is the perfect weekend to crawl out of winter hibernation and explore Maryland on its birthday weekend. Events will be free or $1, making this the perfect chance to explore on the cheap!


St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 12, Baltimore: Don't miss this annual tradition! Besides the parade, there's a Mass and the Shamrock 5k. Check it out!

Celtic Canter and Downtown Irish Celebration

March 11, Westminster: Looking for an Irish celebration on a smaller scale? Check out the downtown Westminster 5K and family friendly activities!

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Grand Opening

March 11-12, Cambridge: If you can't make it to the Grand Opening, don't worry, this is just the beginning. But if you can, you're in for a treat! Free events including a Harriet Tubman re-enactor, creative writing workshop, book signing, talk by the center’s architect, children’s activities, and lots more!

Objects of Wonder

Ongoing, DC: The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian presents another Grand Opening! Explore more than 145 million artifacts and specimens. The exhibition examines how scientists use Smithsonian collections to enlighten and illuminate our understanding of nature and human culture.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2017

March 11, DC: In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, National Museum of Women in the Arts presents it's fifth annual edit-a-thon focused on improving Wikipedia entries related to notable women artists and art world figures.

Dead Man Walking

March 11, Kennedy Center: Washington National Opera presents Jake Heggie's instant modern classic--about a death row inmate convicted for murder and the kindhearted nun who takes on his final appeal.


Now-April 2, La Plata: Port Tobacco Players present Stephen Sondheim's compelling, funny and heartfelt musical about love and marriage. Another chance to enjoy community theatre!


Circo Comedia

Mar 3, Frederick: The Weinberg presents family entertainment at its finest with unpredictable thrills, side-splitting laughs, and daredevil stunts in the tradition of the Quebec Circus. A combination of physical finesse, acrobatics, and magic take comedy to new heights.

Handel Choir of Baltimore

Mar 3, Baltimore: First Fridays at St. David's Episcopal Church invites you to end your week on a high note with music from the combined forces of the Handel Choir of Baltimore and the Choir of St. David's.

Annapolis Irish Weekend

Mar 4-5, Annapolis: Head to Annapolis to kick off the 5th Annual Irish Weekend with an old-fashioned Hooley on Saturday, complete with pipe bands, irish dancers and food. The St. Patrick's Parade will take place on Sunday.

Maryland Home and Garden Show

Mar 4-5, 10-12, Timonium: Come get inspired from gardens filled with colorful blooms, home improvement experts ready to help you complete your to-do lists, and juried crafters displaying their wares.

The Queen Symphony

Mar 4, Bethesda: The Strathmore presents Tolga Kashif’s The Queen Symphony, a work comprising six movements based on well-known melodies from the rock band Queen. These include Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, and Who Wants to Live Forever. Don't miss this acclaimed orchestral work!

Celebration of Women's Voices

Mar 4, College Park: For the 13th consecutive year the UMD Women’s Chorus presents a program of music for treble voices to mark the beginning of Women’s History Month.

The Bodyguard

Mar 2-5, Baltimore: The Hippodrome presents an adaptation of the award-winning musical about a former secret service agent who falls in love with a superstar he is charged with protecting from a mysterious stalker.

Bolton Street Synagogue's Big Fat Klezmer Dance Party

Mar 4, Baltimore: BSS becomes the hottest spot in Baltimore, featuring live music with Charm City Klezmer and dance lessons. Dance to an explosion of beats from traditional Yiddish melodies to Eastern European dance music, as well as some Israeli, Hassidic, and Hebrew songs. This family friendly event is not to be missed!

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Now-Mar 12, Laurel: Inspired by Neil Simon's experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, this comic drama shows the harried writing staff frantically scrambling to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman "Max Prince". Come support community theatre!

Now-Mar 5, DC: A treasured ballet featuring love, betrayal, and forgiveness, all paired with coveted virtuoso roles and performed beautifully by The Washington Ballet at the Kennedy Center.