There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at these Great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.
1 Ornament Show & Sale
Through Jan. 1, 2018
A juried show that features hand-crafted ornaments by 20 regional artists. This is the perfect place to find unique and affordable gift for friends and family. The ornaments are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the Main Gallery of the Arts Building. Visitors shop off the trees and take their purchases to the Gift Shop. The show kicks off before Thanksgiving and runs through early January. During Garden In Lights, the show is open late!
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Solomons, Calvert County
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13480 Dowell Rd
Dowell, MD 20629
2 Annual Community Art Show - Best Local Art
December 2 through January 2, 2018
Exhibit by over 20 Artists working in a wide range of mediums and dimensions with 2D and 3D artwork. The exhibit puts the focus on talented area artists at this juried show.
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34 S. Potomac St, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
3 Christmas Village in Baltimore
November 23 - December 24, 2017
Features more than 50 international vendors – located both inside a huge heated tent and outdoors in traditional wooden booths – will offer their unique gift-ware and delicious European food specialties!
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501 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
4 Midnight Madness
December 7 & 14, 2017
Lights, garland, action! Historic Annapolis' shops throw open their doors in a glorified block party that is open to all. Enjoy musical performances as well as food and refreshments at many stores as you stroll along Main Street, Maryland Avenue, inner West Street, and State Circle in search of that perfect gift. Explore the uniqueness that makes downtown Annapolis special.
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Annapolis, MD 21401
5 Support Maryland Artists
The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) offers an online Maryland Artists Marketplace, a one-stop-shopping destination for unique works by Maryland jewelers, photographers, glass blowers, painters, sculptors, musicians, weavers, writers, and more.
6 Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArts
November 22 through December 30, 2017 (check website for exact days and times)
The Riverarts Community choose the holiday season as its theme this year. Local artists feature their favorites and even better, the artwork can be purchased. Make someone happy!
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315 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
7 Charm City Craft Mafia - Holiday Heap
December 16, 2017
This juried show features indie crafters peddling their wares for your shopping convenience.
Even the venue is cool in Charles Village's St. John's Church. Kids are welcome; foods are on sale too as you find one of a kind items for those special people.
8 BAZAART Holiday Art Market at AVAM
November 24-25, 2017
American Visionary Art Museum's annual holiday art market returns with hundreds of original creations by more than 40 regional artists and craftspeople. Find paintings, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, apparel, and other work that simply defies categorization. Don't forget to visit the always amazing gift shop too.
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800 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230
9 Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show
December 9, 2017
Get your shopping list checked off at the annual Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair at Veterans Plaza.. Arts and crafts, jewelry, baked goods, body and hair care, and much more.
Silver Spring, Montgomery County
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1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
10 Sykesville Holiday Marketplace - Westminster
November 25, 2017
The Sykesville Holiday Market returns to the Carroll County Ag Center with more than 180 vendors offering handmade crafts, jewelry, specialty foods, purses & bags, pet items, paper crafts, American Girl doll clothes, Santa, and much more.
Westminster, Carroll County
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706 Agricultural Center Dr
Westminster, MD 21157
11 Holiday Open House at Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm
November 25, 2017
Meet the friendly Alpacas and then see what their fiber can create. The Farm Store features luxurious alpaca fiber turned into unique gift worthy items such as blankets, sweaters, socks, and yarn. Many colors and weights are available and all are 100% Maryland Made.
Preston. Caroline County
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24480 Pinetown Rd
Preston, MD 21655