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Evergreen Museum & Library's annual holiday open house invites visitors to explore the 48-room Gilded Age mansion decorated for the season with special displays of collection objects and live music. Festive fare will be served and the museum shop will be filled with unique gift ideas for sale at discounted prices!
This event is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council.
The Vienna Boys Choir, renowned as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world, will fill the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall this holiday season with the angelic charm and pure sounds that have brought crowds to their feet for more than 500 years. Christmas in Vienna showcases these gifted musicians in an extraordinary program featuring Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, popular songs and, of course, holiday favorites.
The BSO is not performing on this program.
Take a break from the holiday hustle-bustle and join Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!” (W.I.G.) for its fun-filled “It’s a Wonderful W.I.G.” – A Holiday Improv Show on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
HCC’s Arts Collective’s outstanding improv actors will perform in W.I.G.’s 90-minute holiday improv show, which will include joyful, hilarious, and sentimental on-the-spot storytelling, as well as fun prizes and audience participation for adults and children (ages 8 and up).
Enjoy a woodland and winter-themed celebration with a hot chocolate bar, arts and crafts, a marshmallow eating contest, woodland themed games, and nature activities. The event is family- friendly and open to guests of all ages.
Join Ballet Chesapeake for a grand performance of the holiday classic ballet, “The Nutcracker” at Towson University with a breathtaking score by world-renowned composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Complete with grand-scale backdrops and fanciful costumes, Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Cavalier are sure to delight guests of all ages. Ticket prices range from $19.00 - $25.00 in advance; $30.00 at the door.
Join Historic Ships in Baltimore on Saturday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the commissioning of USS Torsk! Torsk submarine was built in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine and commissioned into the U.S. Navy on December 16, 1944. Torsk sank the last enemy vessels of WWII and after the war service, Torsk was used as a training submarine until 1968. It holds a record of over 10,000 dives.
Join a special Civil War Era Santa aboard the USS Constellation. Santa’s suit will look just like the one famed illustrator Thomas Nast used on the cover of Harper’s Weekly in 1862 to promote the Union cause.
Santa will be available for photos with people of all ages and can talk about what Christmas was like during the Civil War and how the War shaped the way we celebrate the Holiday today.
The presentation is included with admission to Historic Ships in Baltimore and FREE for members.
Photo Credit: Lisa Damico
Throughout December, Make Studio’s "Miracle in the Showroom" Shop features unique gifts for everyone on your list, just around the corner from the Miracle on 34th Street. Stop by during our usual weekly hours and special extended hours that will be advertised via our social media. On December 15th from 1 – 5PM, we are bringing back A Holiday (Schwing) Thing event, with added festivities and features for our upcoming 10th anniversary in 2020! Part studio open house, part Make Studio holiday party, part artisans' market, in sum it's going to be a whole lot of fun!
The First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir, joined by guest instrumentalists, presents the 19th Annual Candlelight Choral Concert, a treasured part of the Christmas season in Mt. Vernon. This concert will feature Benjamin Britten’s "A Ceremony of Carols", Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata" with double brass choir, and other seasonal works. . The program will also include audience singing and a cappella choral music for the seasons of Advent and Christmas. A holiday reception will follow.
Tyler Canonico, organ
Jacqueline Pollauf, harp
Jason Kissel, conductor