Backstage with Serial's Creators

May 11, Bethesda: In 2014, Serial became the most popular podcast in the history of the form with its investigation of a 1999 Baltimore murder case. Following the success of the 1st season, a 2nd exploring the case of soldier Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion and its aftermath aired in the winter of 2015. This year they launched a spin-off, S-Town, that explores a strange case of murder in a small Alabama town. Now Serial fans can experience the podcast in a whole new iteration, as co-creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder take live audiences behind the scenes to explain and illuminate this new form of modern storytelling.

Symphony Decorator's Show House

Now-May 21, Baltimore: The 40th Symphony Decorators' Show House "Mayfair" is now open to the public. All proceeds support the educational programs of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra including the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras, OrchKidsTM and Midweek education concerts impacting the lives of more than 55,000 students a year.

Mid Maryland Celtic Festival
May 13, Mt. Airy: Awesome Celtic rock and traditional bands, Pipe Bands, Scottish Dancing, Demonstrations, Highland Games with professional, amateur, and adaptive athletes competing!

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

May 13-14, Bethesda: Delight in fine art created by 130 of the nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants. 

Cylborn Market Day 2017

May 12-13, Baltimore : Come and see all that the 49th Annual Market Day has to offer! Market Day presents a full selection of plants from growers and vendors, great advice from expert gardeners, as well as garden and nature themed crafts and gifts. 

7th Annual Elf Classic Yacht Race

May 13, Annapolis: This informal pursuit-style race across the Bay from Annapolis to St Michaels with two classes, day boats and cruising boats, recreates the tradition of the last two centuries of yacht racing in a benefit event for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and the Classic Yacht Restoration Guild.

Paddlefest on the Choptank

May 13, Denton: Enjoy a 7.7 mile paddle down the Choptank River, going WITH the current, and ending at the Choptank River Yacht Club where you'll enjoy live music, food & refreshments until the last paddler finishes.

Brian Regan

May 12, Baltimore: The Hippodrome presents this great comic for a one-night engagement. Don't miss him!

The Fantasticks

April 21-May 21, Baltimore: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents the longest-running musical in history. With a romantic tale inspired by Romeo and Juliet, it enchants audiences. With its universal themes and memorable songs, The Fantasticks is heartwarming and appropriate for all ages.

Big Truck Day

May 13, Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Industry presents it's very popular event, with trucks of all sizes, face painting, balloons, giant Legos, construction hats and vests, drawings, food trucks and a fire boat water display show. What's not to love???

Green Festival Expo

May 13-14, DC: Interested in finding out what is available or up and coming in the sustainability and green living scene? At this expo, companies and organizations showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives.

D.C. United

May 13, DC: Ever been to a professional soccer match? Saturday is a great time to check it out!

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