December In Maryland 2011
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ISSUE 62 • DECEMBER 2011
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Winterfest of Lights
Through Jan. 1, 2012
Northside Park
Ocean City Christmas on the Potomac
Through Jan. 8, 2012
Gaylord National Resort
Prince George’s County
Christmas in Crisfield
Nov. 26 – Dec. 17
Somerset County
Centreville Annual Christmas Parade
Dec. 2
Queen Anne’s County
Bethesda’s Winter Wonderland
Dec. 2-3
Veterans Park
Montgomery County Fell’s Point Old Tyme Christmas
Dec. 3
Baltimore Victorian Christmas
Dec. 3-25
Berlin
Worcester County Christmas in St. Michaels
Dec. 9-11
Talbot County Wisp’s 56th Birthday Celebration
Dec. 11-12
McHenry
Garrett County Garden in Lights
Dec. 11-14, 17-21, 26-28, 31
Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park
Solomons, Calvert County Christmas Bird Count
Dec. 18
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
Kent County Chanukah, Christmas Day and Chinese Food
Dec. 25
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Baltimore Kwanzaa Family Day
Dec. 28
Baltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular
Dec. 31
Inner Harbor
Baltimore City Main Street Maryland Logo
Small Business Saturday

Nov. 26
Local merchants along Maryland’s Main Streets offer special discounts in celebration of this event.

Ladies viewing pottery

Travel across Maryland to find signature jewelry, ceramics, paintings, textiles and other distinctive local art items for unique, hand-crafted gifts. Columbia Art Center’s Singular Sensations exhibition, Dec. 8-16, offers artwork in all media – prices top out at $150. Cambridge’s Main Street Gallery presents Art for the Holidays, an exhibition by resident and area artists that runs through Dec. 30. In Frederick, The Delaplaine Art Center’s Gift Gallery has work by dozens of local artists. And Baltimore Clayworks has functional and decorative ceramic art, starting at $20, at its annual Winterfest holiday sale through Jan. 6. (Photo courtesy of Baltimore Clayworks)

Candlelight tours
Visit these historic venues and towns across Maryland by candlelight.
Main Street celebrations
Visit a Maryland Main Street and you’re apt to find horse-drawn carriages, strolling carolers, holiday celebrations and an array of local merchants.
Holiday trains
It’s the season for visiting elaborate exhibits of model trains. Here are some suggestions:

Civil War stories
Discover the impact of the Civil War in a divided Maryland at these events. The first one features 23,110 luminarias in tribute to each of the casualties at the 1862 Battle of Antietam.
Martin O’Malley, Governor • Anthony G. Brown, Lt. Governor
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