Weekends on Wednesday

Valentine's Date Night at the National Aquarium

Spring/Summer Tip:  Are you an Orioles Fan?  Do you have kids you want to take with you to games? Check out the Dugout Club! It's a pretty great deal!

This Weekend:

Seaside Boat Show (Ocean City)
Eastern Shore's largest boat show with boats, accessories, clothing, arts, crafts, a children's charity event. 

The 49th Annual Maryland RV Show, The Mid-Atlantic oldest, largest, and best attended Recreational Vehicle Expo fills all three exhibition facilities at the Timonium Fairgrounds for two consecutive weekends.

Katsucon Anime Convention (Fort Washington)
Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), an educational non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

UncleVanya (Baltimore)
A dilapidated farm is transformed into a hotbed of disillusionment and unrequited love by the arrival of the landowner’s new trophy wife. This would be unbearably sad if it weren’t all so funny, with the spirit of a drunken Russian party that spills into the morning

Our Broadway in Annapolis productions focus on the music so you’ll hear our talented cast of singers and actors along with the Annapolis Chorale and the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra conducted by J. Ernest Green.

Take a step back in time while you shop and browse vintage jewelry, toys, clothing, furniture, collectables and more from over 50 dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region. Refreshments will be available along with door prizes. All proceeds benefit the La Plata High School Bands and Orchestra students. 

The Arsonists (Frederick)
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) continues its seventeenth Mainstage season with the satirical dark comedy “The Arsonists” by Max Frisch, and translated by Alistair Beaton. Through March 8, 2015

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

This traditional tall tale tells of Wiley who lives in fear of the Hairy Man who lurks in the swamp. When Wiley’s Momma attempts to prepare him to confront the wicked trickster, he pays little mind. As Wiley ventures into the swamp, he is forced to think on his feet in order to outwit his opponent.

Celebrate winter with ice art, food, games, kids activities & more! It’s winter fun for everyone! 

Bird Extravaganza (Baltimore)
Join us for birding activities and search for birds in the Great Backyard Bird Count! ♦ Meet Live Birds ♦ Join Birding Hikes ♦ Make Crafts ♦ Help Build A Giant Bird's Nest ♦ Play Games ♦ Hot Drink's & Campfire All Ages! Free! No registration required! 

Singerly Fire Company will be holding their Annual Antique show on February 14th from 10 am to 5 pm and again on February 15th from 10 am to 4 pm. Fire hall is located at 300 Newark Ave, directly across from the Cecil County Public Library Elkton branch.

In the Mood for Love (Silver Spring)
American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center--Wong Kar-Wai's most celebrated film is screening for AFI Silver's Screen Valentines: Great Movie Romances series.

Savor $30* and $20* three-course Restaurant Week menus and $15* two-course brunch and lunch options. *Price per person, not including alcohol, tax or gratuity unless otherwise noted. Restrictions apply.   

Two murderers in jail battle for fame and the attention of a star lawyer to keep from being executed for their crimes. 

National Postal Museum--A exhibition chronicling the African American experience through stamps and mail includes letters carried by enslaved Americans and a selection of original artwork from the U.S. Postal Service's Black Heritage stamp series.

Casablanca (D.C.)
Landmark's E Street Cinema--The classic romantic mystery returnes to E Street for midnight showings.


Colonial penmanship and ink-making

Rock out with us at the Hard Rock Cafe. Vino 301 Wine Concierge will lead you and your love one through a wine tasting and chocolate pairing, with decadent chocolates provided by Baltimore’s own Parfections and a variety of wine from local Wineries.

Spyro Gyra (Frederick)
Spyro Gyra is a jazz juggernaut who released their 30th album of new material, The Rhinebeck Sessions in 2013, which Jazztimes called “inspired.” Travis Rogers of the Jazz Journalists Association picked it for Jazz Album Of The Year. 

Lauryn Hill (D.C.)
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs two acoustic shows.


CES at Frostburg State University presents a LIVE! at StarScape club-style performance of Chris Brubeck's Triple Play. The performance concludes with an interactive discussion with the artists.

Terrapin Adventures will be offering a special adventure package for couples.

Parents can spend a Valentine’s evening out while kids have fun in the park. Kids will play games and make crafts to learn about the funny, surprising, and downright weird ways animals find that special someone. Ages 8 and up, $10 per child ($8 members)

Enjoy Valentines Day Dinner with professional impersonators Eric Richardson and James Young as Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra at the Bel Air Armory. 

Valentine’s Date Night will take guests from the Indo-Pacific reef to the Amazon to northern Australia and beyond.

Baltimore area youth showcase works in film, theater, music, dance, and poetry. The Griot’s Eye is a youth leadership and community-development program that equips youth with technical and cultural skills to produce compelling social media programs that address relevant issues in their lives.

Enjoy a light lunch as we portray a series of free black men and events that occurred during their lives from the colonial period through the post civil war era in the United States. All Ages, FREE

Robert W. Garrett, railroad president, was a southern sympathizer who converted to the Union cause. The railroad became a major factor in the Northern victory. Join us for a rich presentation followed by a Q&A. Donations to the museum are appreciated.

A themed Valentines Dance will continue the 250th Celebration. Awards will be given for those that choose to dress in period costumes up to the 1970’s but are optional. The dance will be held at the Friendsville Fire Department.

Join the Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club for its 25th Annual Show. Enjoy exhibits, discussions, kids crafts and more.

Surprise your Valentine with a special cruise aboard Spirit. It’s the perfect way to enjoy Baltimore with your one and only. With a beautiful setting, delicious dining and dancing, these cruises are Cupid approved!

This free performance will feature Rogers and Hart’s My Funny Valentine, Sondheim’s Send In The Clowns, Billy Joel’s And So It Goes, LaBarr’s Now Touch the Air Softly, Gawthrop’s Bright Journeys, and more.

J & T Sound Solutions is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dance on Saturday, Feb. 14

Join us at Orchid Cellar for a local chocolate pairing event with Zoe's Chocolate Co.

Travel to Elk Neck State Park and enjoy a beautiful and informative two mile round-trip stroll up to the Turkey Point lighthouse.

Get a Valentine photo with your pet or take a vow of forever friendship with your furry friend this Valentine’s Day at Baltimore Humane Society’s BowWow Meow Chapel of Love. 

Future Harvest CASA is hosting a field day on fruit tree pruning, grafting and other aspects of growing fruit in this region. The event will be at MacBride and Gill Falcon Ridge Farm, a 75 acre farm in Westminster, MD that grows a wide array of fruit, including apples, pears, persimmons, and more!

This Valentine’s Day join Shoemaker Country in celebrating local!
Stop by the shop to sample local chocolatier Sweet Cascades and coffee from local roaster Bean Hollow, while checking out our featured neighborhood artists, authors and craftsman.
Preview our new selection of live-edge slabs for Spring. Select your favorite and work with one of us to make a piece of furniture uniquely yours.
While here, sit in and enjoy our new Lee Industries upholstery styles added for this Spring. Take advantage of an additional 10% off on all orders from the 7th – 14th, thanks to LEE LOVES LOCAL.

Single's Valentine's Party (Ellicott City)
Pink cocktails and personal pizza specials. Live music starts at 9:30 p.m. (Couples welcome too!) Event Cost: No entry fee

Treat yourselves to a date night on Valentine’s Day and leave the kids with us for drama games, arts & crafts, and an interactive song and dance party. Students will be supervised by our Drama Learning Center instructional staff from 7-11 PM.


When Israel I. Cohen died in Richmond, Virginia in 1803, his wife, Judith, packed up her belongings and moved herself and her children to Baltimore. Why Baltimore? This talk will examine the 18th-century roots of the city that made Baltimore one of the fastest growing cities in the US before 1800.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present the world premier of “Love Songs of the Presidents,” a collection of 4-part choral music with lyrics pulled from poems and love letters written by former US Presidents and performed by The Dan Meyer Choir.

The Duende Quartet is devoted to playing Latin jazz with a respect for the tradition while looking toward the future.


School's Out Days (Balimore)
Looking for something fun for your child to do when school is out? Unplug the kids and let them spend the day at the park! Bring lunch, snack, and water. Ages 6-12, $25 per child per day Extended care: 2:30 – 4:30pm ($10 per child) 

The New Jack Swing Valentine Love Jam features: Bell Biv Devoe, Blackstreet, Tony Toni Tone, SWV and After 7.

Join us for President’s Day!  Zip, Swing, and Climb!  Make this holiday a memorable one!  Buy 3 high ropes courses, get the fourth free!  Call 301-725-1313 for promo code

Why sit at home on your day off from school? Join us for drama topics, arts & crafts, and a final showcase! Before & After care is available for an additional fee.

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