Weekends on Wednesdays

Shen Yun 2015

 This Weekend:

The Beauty of Wood (Columbia)
Wood workers showcase their work using a variety of woods which reveal the natural beauty of nature. This show runs from Jan. 26- Feb. 27 with a reception from 6-8pm on Jan. 30.

Macbeth (College Park)
In this daring adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, an ensemble of four actors will transform The Clarice into the deadly corridors of Dunsinane Castle.

Shen Yun 2015: Reviving 5,000 Years of Civilization (Baltimore)
Shen Yun Performing Arts presents classical Chinese dance, song, and music with choreography ranging from grand processions to legions of thunderous drums, with gorgeously costumed dancers moving in synchronized patterns. 2-1/2 hours, $50.00 - $180.00.

On The Mind (Baltimore)
The exhibition will include a variety of media from large-scale acrylic paintings highlighting recollection and memory to works on paper and digital media pieces. “On the Mind” will be the first major public exhibition to take place in MAP’s newly renovated gallery space. Thru 3/14/2015

Port Tobacco Players Live Theater - The Dixie Swim Club (La Plata)
A hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever.

2015 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show (Baltimore)
The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show features fun for all ages and boats to shop for every budget and lifestyle. Shop hundreds of new boats, from luxury cruisers and fishing boats to family runabouts and pontoons, plus dozens of booths boasting the latest in marine accessories & electronics.

Howard County Winter Restaurant Week (Ellicott City)
LOVE LOCAL! Howard County’s top chefs are serving up savings with romantic twists on local favorites! Cozy meals at fabulous prix fixe prices from $10.14 – $40.14. 

Mary Poppins (Columbia)
Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stage-craft, MARY POPPINS is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show! So get swept up in the fun of this high-flying musical.

Poetic Energetic (Ellicott City)
Poetic Energetic features the lively mixed media work of Colombia-born Nico Amortegui (MALO), colorful acrylic paintings by Nigerian artist Stanley Agbontaen, and atmospheric encaustic figure paintings by Marcie Wolf-Hubbard.  

Africa Now: Sub-Saharan Artwork from the World Bank (Easton)
The collection includes numerous contemporary African sculptures, paintings, drawings, and mixed media. The World Bank hopes that Africa Now! will inspire many more to explore and appreciate African art by showcasing this rich collection beyond the confines of the World Bank.

Great Scale Model Train Show (Timonium)
It's the largest show in the country dedicated to "scale" model trains, -- model trains that are intended to be reasonably accurate scale models. And there's much more than just trains.

Introduction to Beekeeping Short Course (Cockeysville)
Understanding the players in the hive How the hive operates as a collective unit of 50,000 individuals Time line of a typical season Signs of a healthy hive Common Pest and diseases and ways to identify them A recap of lessons not to forget

Rapture, Blister, Burn (Bethesda)
Roundhouse Theatre: In a comedy hailed by The New York Times as “intensely smart and immensely funny,” Gina Gionfriddo
(Becky Shaw) takes a sharp, unflinching look at 21st century gender politics. After grad school, Catherine built a career as a rock-star academic while Gwen built a home with a husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, and a dangerous game begins as each tries to claim the other’s territory.


The Lovejoy Group (Federalsburg)
This 2006 Jazz Jammie Award winning group brings rich vocals, rhythm, energy, and musical intrigue serving up energetic jazz, funky blues and smooth Latin rhythms. www.lovejoygroupmusic.com Come and enjoy a free performance by The Lovejoy Group at Colonel Richardson High School on Friday, January 30 at 7:00pm. For more information, contact the Library at 410-4410-479-1343 or info@carolib

Island of Hope (Fairfax, VA)
 Leah, a ten-year-old Jewish girl growing up in Russia at the turn of the 20th century, escapes oppression and moves with her family to start a new life in the United States. Guests will learn about life at Ellis Island during its busiest years, and the fears and dreams of every hopeful American immigrant. Best for age 8 and older. FREE

The Brau Ramble (D.C.)
Local bluegrass bands are highlighted during a hootenanny at Solly's called the Brau Ramble. (Guess which local brewer sponsors the party.) There's no cover charge, the music starts at 8, and DC Brau beers are $5 all night.


Heavy Seas Oyster and Beer Festival (Baltimore)
Shuck. Slurp. Repeat. Heavy Seas hosts this all you care to taste beer, oyster and pit beef affair at the actual brewery with live music.  

David London's Magic Outside the Box (Baltimore)
David London combines magic with storytelling, puppetry, comedy, philosophy and that which cannot be defined to create original shows of magic unlike you have ever experienced before.

Warmth and Light (Oella)
Life was not simple in Mr. Banneker's time. Learn how he and others made and used fire. Optional purchase of 18th Century flint and steel set (2 week advance order) Adults & children 7+; $3 members, $5 non-members

28th Annual Paper Americana Show (Elkton)
Paper Americana Show featuring books, advertising, photographs, postcards, collectible, ephemera. Admission $3. food on premises- over 35 dealers, 1 hour from Baltimore & Philadelphia.

Concert with Soloist Ruth Capobianco (Wye Mills)
Accomplished soloist Ruth Capobianco performs a concert of showtunes that you won't want to miss. Beverage & lite fare included.

Winter Indoor Flea Market (Westminster)
200+ spaces of crafts, flea market items, collectibles, and more. Food available all day.

American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED (Hyattsville)
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Cinematic Inspirations (Columbia)
If you like music with a cinematic flair, this is the concert for you! Catholic University Composer Andrew Earle Simpson will be on hand as we give the world premiere of the work we commissioned from him: a score for the 1920 silent film, One Week, starring Buster Keaton. Rossini and Mussorgsky offer two vivid musical stories, while Grof√©’s Grand Canyon Suite takes us on a journey through America’s most picturesque landscape.

All Good Present Greensky Bluegrass w/Last Bison (D.C.)
Combining the aesthetics of a jam band with traditional bluegrass instruments,Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass might perform a slice of Americana with extended dobro solos, or it could whip out a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City."


Westminster Coin and Currency Show (Westminster)
Dealers buying and selling old coins, paper money, gold and silver.

Pro Musica Rara Present SuperBach Sunday: Bach's Best (Towson)
With Greg Mulligan, Ivan Stefanovic, and Julie Parcells, violin; Sara Nichols, flute; Sharon Pineo Myer, viola; Allen Whear, cello; and Dongsok Shin, harpsichord.

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