Marylanders take part in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events celebrating the life of one of America's most influential civil rights, political, and social icons.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Baltimore
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 5–8 p.m.
Celebrate the life and continuing legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an oratory performance by Baltimore Urban Debate League, a choral concert by Joyful Noise Gospel Singers, and civic engagement with Synergy Baltimore. Attendees can also participate in art-making activities and stop by the free photo booth.
Walters Art Museum
I Have A Dream Weekend - Baltimore
Date: January 13-15th, 2018
Time: Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: Noon-5pm; Monday: 10am-5pm
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy through hands-on educational activities exploring African-American history and heritage during Port Discovery’s “I Have a Dream Weekend.” Join in a variety of interactive programs designed to educate, inspire and help children of all ages to understand the impact Martin Luther King, Jr. made on America and the world throughout the weekend.
MLK Celebration Soul to Soul - Owings Mills
January 14, 2018 at 3pm
Celebrate the common journey of two cultures during this stirring musical performance,"Soul to Soul." The African American and Yiddish American experience is expressed through the language of music. These performers blend blues, jazz, klezmer, English and Yiddish to create a truly unique celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Recital and Evensong - In Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Baltimore
January 14, 2018 at 4:30pm
Now a tradition at St. David's, the first Evensong of the New Year celebrates the Feast of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring music offered by vocalist Katherin McCreary and pianist John Evans in the pre-service recital.
Roland Park - Baltimore
MLK Celebration - Baltimore
January 15, 2018 at 12 noon
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with activities throughout the day. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture is offering live performances, discussions, films and crafts that reflect on the work of the Civil Rights Leader. A concert, "Man of Peace: The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr." features choral presentations and spoken word set to chamber music written by composer Benny Russell and performed by Peabody's Tuned In Orchestra. Many additional programs are offered. This special program is offered for a reduced admission of $5 and requires an RSVP to 443-263-1800.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade- - Baltimore
January 15, 2018 at 12 noon
The annual celebration not only honors Dr. King, but pays homage to others continuing his legacy. The event steps off at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street, proceeds south on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and disbands at Baltimore Street. The annual parade honors the immeasurable contributions of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast - Arnold
January 15, 2018 from 8am-10am
This year's theme is "Keep on Pushing." Dr. Gail Christopher, D.N., Founder of the Ntianu Center for Nature and Healing will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Christopher is an award winning social change agent known for pioneering work in holistic health and diversity in public sector programs and policies. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast tickets are $35 plus donated canned goods for the County Food Bank.
Anne Arundel County
MLK Dare to Dream Day! - Baltimore
January 15, 2018 - 10am-6pm
Spend the day honoring the greatest visionary of all, Dr. King, at the American Visionary Art Museum. Admission is free and educational programming and tours will be offered. Birthday cake, music, workshops, performances are some of what you will discover at this special, one of a kind museum.