Be our guest as we marry the drama and excitement of a wedding day with the extraordinary collections of artifacts, photos and documents assembled by The Jewish Museum of Maryland. We promise nostalgia, surprise, humor, insight and a new level of understanding of the meaning and experience of this important social ritual. From ketubahs to chuppahs and the sound of breaking glass, American Jewish weddings meld the secular with the religious, sometimes in unexpected ways.
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Enjoy family time without the crowds! Join us on Mondays in August, when camp groups are taking the day off from all of the fun and learning we have to offer. Explore the Museum as a family during the summer months.
Join us in our Baltimore Bar & Lounge for live music! We have a variety of talents including Bobby Betlejewski, Mike Sharp, Kevin Buttry, Brian Comotto, Dick Smith & the Phillips Duo. Times vary daily. Visit http://www.phillipsseafood.com/promotions/live-music for more information on our rotary calendar or call us at 410-685-6600 to confirm a specific performance date.
The inaugural exhibition for the BMA’s new Center for People & Art brings together 37 works from across the BMA’s collection to explore the universal theme of home. Visitors will discover paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, and works on paper from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands, as well as four miniature rooms, plus a variety of interactive features presented in three thematic areas:
Join us at Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Baltimore for live music as we have rotating calendar of local musical acts such as Bobby Betlejewski, Mike Sharp, Kevin Buttry, Brian Comotto, and the Phillips Duo (Dick Smith and David Smith). The schedule is subject to change; please give us a call if you'd like to confirm a specific act during your upcoming visit to Baltimore (410-685-6600), or visit us at http://www.phillipsseafood.com/promotions/live-music.
Our original award-winning all ages walking tour is the Original Fells Point Ghost Walk Tour, running since 2001! Picture Fell’s Point, in Baltimore, Maryland, as it was, a rowdy seaport town, the birthplace of the sleek and dangerous clipper ship. Its streets were full of sailors from foreign lands spilling off ships, immigrants anxious to start a new life, and ladies of the night looking to make ends meet. Given this explosive combination, is it any wonder that many ghosts remained behind?
Join us for our ninth annual market season!
The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, local meat and eggs, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Family-friendly activities offered throughout the season, as well as a changing schedule of live music and community-interest vendors.
It’s time for adventure when preschoolers and their families come to explore Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! This interactive exhibit takes visitors on an active adventure in the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends. Explore Isa’s Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggies’ crew to uncover pirate treasure, and help baby animals in the Rainforest Maze. Ready? Let’s go! ¡Vámonos!
Dogfest! The Ultimate Furry Fun & Games Family Experience
Dog lovers and dog owners! Baltimore Humane Society’s Dogfest Walk & Festival is Saturday, September 16th. It’s a dog day extravaganza for pets, kids, pet owners, and pet lovers that benefits animals in need of care and refuge at the 365 acre no-kill shelter. This Family Fun day takes place on the grounds of Baltimore Humane Society at 1601 Nicodemus Road in Reisterstown. Sign up now to be walk fundraiser. Then enjoy a 1 mile stroll through our wildlife preserve on the day of the event.
A 2016 ANIMATED FILM for AGES 7+
A koala impresario stages a singing competition in order to save his theater. Meet such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine! (1 hour 54 minutes)
Also: After the movie, meet the Fire Fighters at the Susquehanna Hose Co. next door. Activities and a chance to pet “Marshall, the Firedog”.
Free admission for all children under the age of 13 when accompanied by an adult.
Below the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Maryland’s largest producers-only market offers an assortment of produce, meats, dairy, breads, flowers and delicious made-to-order items from dozens of food vendors. The bazaar offers shoppers a variety of unique crafts and collectibles including jewelry, clothing and accessories, pottery, soaps and more.
New! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar this year, special events will be planned on the first Sunday of each month during the market season.
The Abell Street Fair is an annual celebration of what makes this community unique, and what makes urban living great. With Abell Avenue's brightly painted rowhouses as a backdrop, the Street Fair features live music, beer from local brewery Peabody Heights, wine from The Wine Source, food from Farm to Charm and Well-Crafted Pizza, an all-you-can-eat crab feast and bake sale, The Clothing Swap, books from The Book Thing, local artists and vendors, a children's parade and other children's activities, and a Silent Auction loaded with great local treasures.
Join us Sunday, September 17 from 2-4pm for a children's educational talk and craft. Master Gardener, Betty Walke will share the story of the butterfly life cycle and the migration of the monarchs. Children will learn to look for symmetry in nature will and apply it to art. Each child will make their own painted monarch to take home.
$5 per child. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are free of charge.
The Jewish Museum of Maryland in collaboration with The Stoop Storytelling Series presents Just Married! Wedding Stories from Jewish Maryland — The Live Show! This show marks the close of the museum’s exhibit Just Married! Wedding Stories from Jewish Maryland with an afternoon of true, personal stories about the wonder and wackiness of weddings, straight from the people who walked the aisle, said “I do” — and survived to tell the tale!