Weekends on Wednesdays

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

This Weekend:

Baltimore Restaurant Week (Baltimore)
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.

Annapolis Restaurant Week (Annapolis)
Annapolis' finest restaurants join together for an awe-inspiring, multi-course meal event prepared especially for Annapolis Restaurant Week. Featuring 2-course Breakfast $12.95, 2-course Lunch, $15.95 3-course Dinner, $32.95

Haddon Hall (Rockville)
Sir Arthur Sullivan & Sydney Grundy's Opera--The opera, set at the historic Haddon Hall, dramatizes the legend of Dorothy Vernon's elopement with John Manners, resetting the tale in the 17th century

Focal Point (Annapolis)
Focal Point is a open-juried exhibition of fine art and creative photography. Juror is Diane Bolz, arts editor of Moment magazine, former arts editor of Smithsonian magazine.

Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival (DC)
The District's oldest independent film festival is back for another run of inventive films from around the world, some of which will have their world premiere here. Visit www.dciff-indie.org for showtimes and theater locations. At the Burke Theater.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (D.C.)
The comedy classic arrives at E Street Cinema for their Midnight Madness.


The Look 2015 (Annapolis)
What’s Up? Media presents an exclusive health, beauty and fitness event perfect for renewing your mind, body and friendships! •Indulge with complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres.

Mnozil Brass (Frederick)
Mnozil Brass is captivating audiences around the world with their unique blend of immense virtuosity and theatrical wit. Classical favorites, jazz standards, popular hits and Monty Python-style humor!


A Walk in Father Henson's Footsteps (North Bethesda)
Retrace the footsteps of Reverend Josiah Henson from his enslavement to escape on the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada. Walk the grounds where Henson toiled as a slave on the Isaac Riley plantation. Learn about his extraordinary life, which inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's landmark novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Lyrical Rhythms: "The Sounds of Freedom" (North Bethesda)
Close out our Black History Month celebration with our annual poetry event. Create and share your own "sounds of freedom" in the form of original poetry. Only self-guided tours are offered during the program. A reception with light refreshments immediately follows.

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer Family Concert (DC)
 An interactive concert featuring the Grammy award-winning folk music duo Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. "Dancin' in the Kitchen," the duo's forthcoming 44th album, celebrates diverse, extended and blended families. For all ages.

Marcin Dylla - solo guitar (Baltimore)
Hailed by Washington Post as “among the most gifted guitarists on the planet” Polish guitarist, Marcin Dylla is a rare phenomenon in recent history of Classical Guitar. Many music critics, connoisseurs and music lovers certify that he is among the world’s elite of classical guitar players.

Delmarva Beach Bash (Salisbury)
We Bring The Beach To You! Attend an ACDA Beach Blast for a beachy, good time that will make you feel like you're at the sunny beach during the heart of winter! COMPETITION INFORMATION Doors Open: 12:00 PM Warm Ups Begins: 12:30 PM Competition Begins: 1:00 PM SPECTATOR FEES Adults (ages 13 - 64 years) – $12.

Maple Sugaring (Baltimore)
Learn the art of turning sap into syrup from our rangers. Take a hike to tap trees, see sap cooking into syrup and taste some maple syrup made here at the park! All ages, $3 per ($2 members)

Robert Post, Comedy Theatre (Wye Mills)
Actor, mime, puppeteer, juggler, standup comedian, and improvising whirling dervish, Robert Post is a one-man variety show who shares what it means to be wonderfully alive and human in a hugely engaging show.

Plan Bee (Catonsville)
It's not too early to get your garden ready for pollinators. Learn about native bees, the original pollinates, and build a Mason/Orchard Bee House to attract bees to your garden.

Meteorites: Rocks from Space (Catonsville)Local astronomers and meteorite enthusiasts will talk about the past, present, and future of collecting meteorites. Some will be available for examination. Bring any suspected meteorites for identification.

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.

Gadgets and Gears Day (Baltimore)
Gadgets & Gears Day will be full of challenges and discovery related to the design process, the role of the engineer, and the future of different technologies in the field.

Hampstead Community Expo "32" Anniversary (Hampstead)
This is the 32nd year that we've held the Expo, a popular event involving the whole community showcasing local businesses and with food and activities for children of all ages. Everyone gets involved.

Moss Workshop (Catonsville)
Join the Natural History Society of Maryland for an in-depth study of selected mosses at Banneker Park. Adults and teens

Site-Specific Community Photo Shoot (Baltimore)
This high quality shoot provides artists with head, body, and action shots for their audition and marketing needs. **Time slots are 50 minutes for $80 and include assistance with a DVDC company member. All photos are returned to artist on CD. Artists must pay in advance to reserve spot.

Meet Benjamin Banneker (Laurel)
Explore Black History with this family program. Meet Benjamin Banneker, as played by Bob Smith, who will visit and tell us about his work as an astronomer, mathematician, almanac writer and farmer.

Museum Open House (Baltimore)
Celebrate Black History Month with an open house at the museum. Join us for a day full of interactive tours, activities and entertainment. Sponsored by Verizon. Free.

Open Tap Class (Baltimore)
This class is for first-time and seasoned tappers – all levels are welcome! Experienced tapper Batya Feldman will warm you up, lead you through fun exercises, show you new moves, and teach you the choreography from 42nd Street’s famous opening number.

First Annual Saint Patrick's Day Kick Off Party (Baltimore)
We will welcome in Maryland's Irish history month in style with great food and drinks, music and dancing. We will also enjoy a silent auction with many wonderful items to bid on. All proceeds benefit the Irish Railroad Worker's Museum.

Christine Lavin and Don White in Concert (Reisterstown)
Leave your worries at the doorstep and join Christine Lavin and Don White as they present a night of comedy unlike any other, On The Funny Side of the Street: A Night of Brighter Laughter. Audiences are looking for something fun, fresh, smart, and intriguing as well as thoughtful: On the Funny Side of the Street does just that. See the new promotional video on YouTube. Smart, witty…hilarious…and touching…the show is getting tremendous response.

Maryland Home and Garden Show (Timonium)
Maryland's largest Home & Garden Show features hundreds of home improvement exhibits, beautiful landscaped gardens, a craft show, orchid show (week 2 only) and free seminars.


Baltimore Bartenders Guild to Host 4th Annual Rye's Up Against Cystic Fibrosis Charitable Gala (Baltimore)
Join the members of the Baltimore Bartenders’ Guild for this fundraiser, benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Maryland. Enjoy samples of elixirs handcrafted by BBG members and small bites from different local restaurants. Listen to live jazz music and bid on fabulous silent auction items along with local wine and gin and beer by Union Craft Brew.

Jesse Cook (Frederick)
Don’t miss the live show that has audiences begging for encores from this celebrated Canadian musician! Known for his captivating blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar, Juno Award-winning musician Jesse Cook is a charismatic entertainer with a global fan base, thanks in part to a recent PBS Television special titled “Jesse Cook, Live at Bathurst Street Theatre.

Cantate Chamber Singers presents St. John Passion of J.S. Bach (Bethesda)
Cantate (Gisèle Becker, Music Director) presents Bach's masterpiece in the rarely performed fourth version of 1749, with period instruments. Featuring Joseph Dietrich singing the role of the Evangelist, Kevin Frey singing the role of Jesus, soprano Mary Ellen Callahan, mezzo-soprano Barbara Holiness

The Girls Photography Project (Baltimore)
Join the JMM as we welcome an exhibit of teen photographs that explore diverse view points and are truly one of a kind. In 2014, African American and Orthodox Jewish girls in Baltimore City participated in a photography workshop series. While gaining camera skills, the girls also came to appreciate each other’s varied life experiences. Together, their photos explore diverse viewpoints and are truly one of a kind.

Holly Roadfeldt, Piano (Prince Frederick)
Piano soloist Holly Roadfeldt made her orchestral debut with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13 and continues to be an active solo pianist and chamber musician.

Art in the Afternoon-Black History Presentation and Concert (Columbia)
Take a journey through black history with musician, vocalist and long time Columbia resident John Milton Wesley.Through an interactive presentation and live music, Mr. Wesley combines Jazz, R&B, “Old School Soul,” Afro-Cuban, Classical Jazz, and Latin sounds to educate and enlighten his audience! Light refreshments served. Educational and social groups welcome! At Historic Oakland

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