WEEKENDS ON WEDNESDAYS
Now-Jun 25, various shore locations: A Midsummer Night's Dream is a light-hearted romp full of magic, music, and mayhem. Perhaps Shakespeare's best-loved play, he weaves a wondrously wicked web where worlds collide. Performances are presented outside, in public venues, for the benefit of the surrounding communities. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket. Enjoy!
Jun 10-11, Annapolis: If you are a quilter or love all things relating to quilts, this show is for you! Vendors, displays, demos, raffles, shopping and more!
Jun 10, Baltimore Harbor: A five mile paddle to support clean water, followed by a rally and food!
Jun 10, Jarrettsville: A British Festival featuring "all things British" including great British live music as well as a variety of vendors offering items for sale. Food trucks and vendors will provide British inspired foods. The Festival will also feature an exhibition polo match between the USA and the UK.
Jun 10, North Beach: Featuring 16 paddlers and 1 drummer in a competition to paddle across the finish line with the fastest time. The purpose of the Festival is to bring awareness to the reality of hunger in our local community; to feed and support hungry families, have fun, grow community, and strengthen team unity.
Jun 10, Woodstock: Join the Conservancy at their family open house to tour the newly expanded nature center, visit the resident animals and make nature inspired crafts. Bring the whole family!
Jun 10-11, Havre de Grace: AAARRRGH MATEY! A fabulous Pirate Encampment at the Lock House, with plenty of food, games, entertainment and vendors.
Jun 10-11, Bawlmer: The Event of the Year is here! Since 1994, HONfest has grown from a tiny Baltimore’s Best Hon Pageant to a nationally recognized festival that covers four city blocks along West 36th Street in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore. Don't miss it!!!
Jun 10-11, Little Italy: Two-day street festival includes delicious Italian food, booths packed with game wheels, souvenirs, books, and vendors, plus a kids area offering face painting, activities and games. Enjoy watching the annual Roma Sausage-eating contest onstage and take a selfie with the handsome Roman gladiators! There's an indoor sit-down pasta dinner, indoor Bingo, and an exciting bocce tournament!
Now-Jun 17, Chestertown: Two Weeks of Orchestral Concerts - soloists, chamber, full orchestra - plus hundreds of open free rehearsals. Affordable, adventurous performances.
Now-Jun 11, Ocean City: Various venues throughout the city will be celebrating the first annual festival with screenings of the works of regional (and international) filmmakers of every background and genre. Give it a try and enjoy a day at the beach!
Now-Jun 11, Annapolis: Check out the The Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival and Paint Annapolis. Each offers attendees a different experience – live music, painting, food and drinks, crafts, and live art demonstrations.
Jun 9, Columbia: Merriweather Post Pavilion presents Paul Simon with Sarah McLachlin. Tickets are still available!
Jun 9, D.C.: Celebrate the glittering American garden of the late 1800s with live music, Instagram-worthy crafts, and food and drink inspired by the era in the Enid A. Haupt Garden, with exclusive access to the historic Arts and Industries Building. A totally different date night!
Jun 10, DC: A surprising and sublime two-hour series of short opera and chamber music pop-ups. Meet in front of Union Market at noon to receive your map and marching orders, and then begin your scavenger hunt-style wander, enjoying masterworks from the opera and chamber music repertoire while exploring one of the hippest areas of town. A wonderful afternoon!
Now-Jun 18, various venues: More than 125 performances in 40+ venues will present an amazing array of emerging and master-level talent that includes more than 90 bands and 300 artists! Something for everyone!