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ISSUE 137 | April 2018
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Aubergine at the
Everyman Theater

Through Apr. 15
Bethesda Film Fest
Apr. 6-7
Maryland Day Living History Weekend
Apr. 6-8
Eastern Shore Sea Glass &
Coastal Arts Festival

Apr. 7-8
St. Michaels
Home Brew Beer Best in Show at Scorpion Brewing
Maryland Chicken Wing Festival
Apr. 7
Salisbury Restaurant Week
Apr. 9-15
Hairspray at the Maryland Theatre
Apr. 13-22
Cecil Con
Apr. 14
North East
Little Mermaid on Ice
Apr. 14-15
Daffodil Festival
Apr. 14-15
St. Michaels
Catapult at the Weinberg
Apr. 15
Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show
Apr. 20-22
Pictured:  “Our House” by Tom Dekyvere, Photo courtesy of Crystal Whitman

Let Light City Electrify Your Evenings

This April, Baltimore becomes Light City, as once again artworks illuminate the night all over Charm City. Neighborhood installations and events begin April 6, and the Downtown Light Walk runs April 14-21. Celebrate the spectacle of America’s only full-scale light festival as Baltimore becomes a glittering future-scape of illuminated art and amazing music. Catch free performances by Grand Master Flash, G. Love & Special Sauce, Kimbra and more. Elevate your intellect at the Light City Labs innovation conference. And of course, experience the dazzling displays of illuminated art that light up the night. Plan your Light City adventure now at


Pictured: “Drift” by Stephanie Imbeau, Photo courtesy of Crystal Whitman

Picture of Orioles fans in the stands watching the game

“O” Yeah, Baseball is Back!

The O’s are back in the nest at Camden Yards for Opening Day (the greatest day of the year) taking on the Minnesota Twins. Catch the Baltimore Orioles at the finest stadium in the bigs, and catch the baby birds while they’re still down on the farm at Maryland’s six sensational minor-league stadiums hosting the Aberdeen Ironbirds, Bowie Baysox, Delmarva Shorebirds, Hagerstown Suns, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, and Frederick Keys. Plan your summer, and even take a baseball and craft-brews road trip around Maryland with a little help from our baseball page.


Photo courtesy of Mitch Lebovic

Picture of the Easter Bunny on a train with kids and family.

Join Peter Cottontail at These Egg-Citing Easter Events

Egg hunts, zoo fun, and breakfast with the big bunny himself mean fun for kids of all ages this Easter. Ride the rails with Peter Cottontail at the B&O Railroad Museum. Celebrate Easter Weekend at Six Flags America. Perfect your egg-rolling skills at the Children’s Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park. See all this and more on our Easter Events page.

Steeplechase race

Feel the Thunder During Maryland Steeplechase Season

There’s nothing quite like the pounding of hooves and the flash of colors as top equine athletes take to the field for thrilling steeplechase and point-to-point races. Experience the pageantry and thrilling competition that has made cross-country horse racing a cornerstone of Maryland’s sporting scene for more than 250 years. Or explore our scenic Horse Country byways and mount-up and ride at Maryland’s amazing horse discovery centers. Get all the details on our steeplechase page.

Picture of spinach for sale at a farmers market.

Celebrate the Flavors of Spring at Farmers Markets, Restaurant Weeks and Food Festivals

The sun is shining, the green is growing, and the flavors of spring are bursting everywhere. Enjoy the best of Maryland’s farm-fresh bounty at one of these farmers markets near you. And taste what the pros are doing with all that Maryland-grown goodness at these food events and restaurant weeks.

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