Returning for its 8th season, Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again transform West Shore Park at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into an authentic German Christmas market! Starting from Thanksgiving and running until Christmas Eve (November 25th – December 24th, 2021), a large variety of weekday and weekend events designed to please young and old await to be explored! Also, make sure that you don’t miss our Preview Weekend on November 20th and 21st.
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The Liriodendron Mansion is thrilled to be hosting a special exhibition - Chadwick the Crab & All of His Friends – presenting a rare opportunity not only to view the stunning original illustrations from the beloved children’s book series, but to meet the illustrator and author, and purchase the works.
Candy Lane is a larger-than-life candy-themed experience with installations, thousands of lights and seasonal entertainment. Guests will be awed by 24-foot-tall ice cream cones and candy forests while strolling the paths of Center Plaza and experiencing Downtown in a sweet, new way.
A holiday tradition returns to the historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air!
Visit on Saturday, December 4 from 10 am to 5 pm to tour the beautifully decorated historic mansion and enjoy holiday favorites including:
On December 4 and 5, the Dance Foundation of Maryland and Morton Street Dance Center will present a truly special Nutcracker at Chesapeake Arts Center. Born out of the pandemic and presented at a time when representation in the arts seems so critical, this fast-paced, original Nutcracker featuring dancers aged 7-64 is packed with spirit, spectacle, and the enchanting beauty of ballet.
Join us on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 1 p.m. for the Mayor’s Christmas Parade. Sponsored by community associations and businesses in North Baltimore’s Hampden and Medfield neighborhoods. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Tom Kerr at 410-366-0726.
Visit the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD for a free story time on Wed, Nov.17 & Dec. 8 at 10:30 am! Harford County Library librarians will share stories, songs, and rhymes all about the Chesapeake Bay and the animals that live there.
Then visit our special exhibit of original illustrations by A.R. Cohen of Chadwick the Crab & All of His Friends! Visit https://bit.ly/ChadwickExhibit for more information on the exhibit.
Our special children’s program Christmas for Kids will make its return with a brand-new twist, featuring Synetic Theater in collaboration with Young Audiences of Maryland. This performance is OUTDOORS, you may bring your own lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Lawn chairs available to rent at venue.
Join us for a special Winter celebration of our ancestors and the traditions that unite us. Learn about traditional ancestral veneration practices across cultures, open your heart to the wisdom of the Elder Circle, and appreciate performances and presentations that remember, revere, and celebrate those that have passed on. This program is led by Yoruba Priestess Iya Keturah and will include a special Masquerade dance by members of her Ile (West African Traditional Spiritual Community), as well as presentations from members of other ethnic and spiritual communities .
Celebrate the reopening of the BMA’s first floor with a day of activities inspired by the exhibition A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore and the new galleries dedicated to the art of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas.
Experience performances, art-making, African storytelling. View A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore with free timed-entry passes and take a first look at the new Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff Center for the Study of Prints, Drawings and Photographs and The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies.
Charm City Ballet (CCB) presents their 6th annual ballet production of "A Christmas Carol." CCB was voted "Best Dance Program" and "Best Performance Arts Program" in Baltimore's Child 2021 Readers' Choice Awards, and was also voted "Best Dance Company" in MD Theatre Guide's Best of 2018 Readers' Choice Awards. Original scoring and choreography combine to evoke emotion and bring this story to life. Join us, for this family friendly performance, as we bring this classic holiday tale to the stage.
Anchored by fantastical, handmade bedrooms created by three visionary artists as personal refuge, the American Visionary Art Museum explores the latest scientific research behind sleep as both force majeur to our total wellbeing and hypnagogic portal, enabling fresh revelations in science, art, and creative innovation of all sort.
Terrapin Adventures reopens to the public on Saturday, May 30! Thrill-seekers ages 5-years old and up have access to three unique adventure packages! Zip, Swing, Climb, and SOAR through the air!
We are taking measures to minimize risk, while maximizing your safety and fun!
Experience the great outdoors. Experience the new look of adventure. Experience the Power of Play!
Lilia Torres joined Artesanas in 2014. She started teaching cooking classes at an after school program. Lilia says, "Sharing with people everything that is done fills me with joy and I love working with children." Lilia considers herself a hardworking, enterprising, humble and simple woman with a lot of desire to move forward.
Venmo: Lilia Torres @Lilia-Torres-13
CHILES RELLENOS WITH TOMATO SAUCE - RECIPE FOR 6 PEOPLE INGREDIENTS:
6 POBLANO PEPPERS
½ POUND OF HARD CHEESE
1 CUP OF VEGETABLE OIL
5 RED TOMATOES
Experience our Virtual J!
Our J buildings may be closed, but our J Team is hard at work creating virtual programming to help keep you and your family engaged and active during this challenging time for our community. Join us as we begin streaming virtual video experiences for group fitness classes, kids programming, a Shabbat community experience for our Early Learning Center families, wellness resources, and more. Stay tuned for more updates and please contact us with ideas or suggestions for what kinds of virtual content you and your family would most like to experience.