There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at Parades and Festivals, 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 Holidays at the Weinberg Center for the Arts
November & December 2018
Celebrate the season at this elegant and revitalized theatre with its grand lobby and decorative paintings wherever you look.
November 23 A Very Electric Christmas - presented by Lightwire Theater
November 24 Tuba Christmas - at noon & Weinberg WinterFest - at 3pm
December 1 It's a Wonderful Life - holiday classic with James Stewart
December 7-9 The Nutcracker Ballet - NYC Ballet & Frederick School of Ballet.
December 11-13 A Christmas Carol School Show
December 14-16 A Christmas Carol - live theatrical play
December 18 The Messiah Sing-Along with a forty-voice chorus
December 22 The Not So Silent Night Tour with Phil Vassar & Lonestar
December 23 Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas
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20 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
2 Ballet Theatre of Maryland Presents "The Nutcracker"
December 8, 9, 15, 16, 2018
Battle the Rat Queen and her minions and help Clara rescue her beloved Nutcracker from the Rat Queen’s spell as you share in her enchanted adventure through the Land of the Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where she receives the magical wand that can make all her dreams and ours, come true.
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801 Chase St
Annapolis, MD 21401
3 Holiday Music at the Strathmore
Maryland's campus for the arts in North Bethesda presents an array of holiday concerts in the Mansion and the magnificent music center.
Novemer 25 Home Free: A Country Christmas
December 1 Storm Large - Holiday Ordeal (at AMP)
December 2 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
December 4 Kenny G: The Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour
December 9 Children's Chorus: Our Voices, Her Song
December 10 The Beach Boys Rewason for the Season Christmas Tour
December 13 BSO Presents Cirque Nutcracker
December 14 Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays
December 16-17 Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
December 18 The Hip Hop Nutcracker
December 22-23 Celebrate the Holidays - National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah
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5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852
4 Holiday Classics at the Meyerhoff
Bells are ringing and great holiday music abounds at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
November 2-3 BSO Presents: Movie with Orchestra - The Nightmare Before Christmas
December 7-8 BSO Presents: A Swingin' Nutcracker
December 8-9 BSO Presents: Handel's Messiah
December 14-16 BSO Presents: Cirque Nutcracker
December 21 BSO Presents: Gospel Christmas with CeCe Winans
December 22 BSO Presents: Holiday Pops
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1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
5 A Christmas Carol - Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
The Baltimore Christmas tradition. A delightfully original adaptation of the Christmas classic is a celebration of Chesapeake culture and history, in story and song. This version, while staying true to the original, is set in Victorian Baltimore.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
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7 South Calvert St
Baltimore, MD 21202
6 Barbara Ingram School For the Arts Holiday Spectacular
This is an event that the whole family will enjoy. Diverse talent sing, dance, and tell stories that go to the heart of what the season really means.
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21-27 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
7 A Christmas Carol - Olney Theatre Center
Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Charles Dickens originally intended – in his own words – and rediscover this timeless classic presented in a masterful solo performance. Adapted from Dickens’ original novella and reading tour, Morella’s solo version will transport you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale.
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2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd
Olney, MD 20832