Now-Dec 31, Olney: The sun will come out brightly during the holidays. Annie has been the gateway for millions of kids to develop a love of live theatre, with this 40th Anniversary production, a new generation gets its shot!

The Quebe Sisters

Nov 16, Hagerstown: Triple-threat fiddle champions performing Western Swing and vintage country music. Multi-part, close harmonies and Texas-style fiddle tunes are authentic Americana music. Enjoy!

The Steel Wheels

Nov 16, Frederick: The Weinberg presents these rockin’ Weinberg favorites! Enjoy Americana, bluegrass, folk, and old-time music with a style all their own, incorporating acoustic poetry of the finest singer-songwriters.

Ashani Dances Five

Nov 17-19, Baltimore: Ashani Dances returns to Theatre Project in Baltimore to celebrate their 5th annual concert, featuring original music by Marc Avon Evans.

Rach 2

Nov 17-19, Baltimore/Bethesda: BSO presents André Watts, who burst onto the music scene when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic. The now legendary artist performs Rachmaninoff’s most popular Piano Concerto.

Holiday Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Nov 17-19, Gaithersburg: Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival! This is the BIG ONE! Join more than 450+ independent artists for a weekend of unparalleled holiday shopping at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

The Elixir of Love 

Nov 16-18, Baltimore: Presented by the Peabody Opera Theatre, one of Donizetti’s most beloved scores, this charming comedy of a young man’s pursuit of love will be re-imagined on a college campus in the 1960s.

Christmas on the Potomac

Nov 18-Jan 1, National Harbor: ICE!—our signature holiday attraction—is back with a new theme in 2017! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in this walk-through winter wonderland carved from more than two million pounds of ice.

Maryland Christmas Show

Nov 17-26, select dates, Frederick: Nothing brings back the yuletide spirit quite like the Maryland Christmas Show. For the 34th season, the show offers seven buildings and big top tent. You'll enjoy the works of top artists and craftsmen offering fine art, pottery, furniture, jewelry, clothing, wreaths and garlands, toys and Christmas ornaments, plus of course food options galore!

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Nov 18, Silver Spring: The streets are being overrun with turkeys, dinosaurs, penguins, and reindeer! With marching bands, Bolivian dancing groups, floats, giant characters and balloons, and Santa, come see the only Thanksgiving Parade in the metro DC area.

Paws and Planes: Holiday at the Airport

Nov 18, Hagerstown: Families are invited to join Santa Claus and children’s book sensation Turbo the Flying Dog at Paws and Planes. This 3rd annual event will be at a new location this year and will feature photos with Santa and Turbo, educational activities, story times, and a book signing. 

Holiday in the Park

Nov 18-Jan 1, Bowie: Six Flags America has something for everyone: Christmas Tree lighting, festive tunes, Santa's House, Silver Bells Tree, Holiday firepits and S'mores, funnel cakes and roller coasters, AND MORE!

Oyster Feast

Nov 18, Havre de Grace: Join us for our second annual community gathering to support local non-profits. Catered by Atlantic Caterers featuring steamed oysters, fried oysters, oysters on the half shell, homemade oyster stew and Maryland Crab Soup, as well as traditional foods on the pit.

UMSO Concerto Competition Finals

Nov 18, College Park: School of Music students vie for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the UMD Symphony Orchestra in the final round of this annual competition. Finalists perform 15- to 20-minute excerpts of a concerto or concert piece for an independent jury panel. Following the jury’s deliberation, a winner, runner-up and second runner-up will be announced.

Live in Concert: Chicago

Nov 18, Baltimore: The Lyric presents the legendary band Chicago, touring every year since they were formed!

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Nov 17, Baltimore: The Lyric presents an acoustic evening with these legendary singer-songwriters. 

Flight Fest

Nov 18, Baltimore: Head to the Maryland Science Center and let your imagination soar at their second annual Flight Fest! Get up close with all different kinds of flight as you learn about the science of aerodynamics and wings. Participate in challenges and test out your own flying contraptions!


Now-Nov 19, DC: A truly citywide celebration featuring 150+ exhibitions, programs, and events highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide. FotoDC's mission is to provide a dynamic, evocative, engaging experience for photographers, cultural institutions, galleries, curators, schools, and photo enthusiasts through exhibitions and dynamic programming.

Janet Jackson

Nov 16, DC: There are still tickets left to see the legendary performer sing at the Capital One Arena

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