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Mick Williams – “Suitcase Filled with Light: A Colorful Watercolor Journey”
Through January 29
HoCo Open
Through February 22
Ellicott City
Black History Month Exhibition – “Moving Out, Moving In, Moving Up”
Through February 28
Lone Star Championship Rodeo
January 25-26
BSO Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Meyerhoff
January 25-27
HoCoPoLitSo Presents “Mystery Reading Series”
January 25-27
Oysters & Wine on the Eastern Shore
January 27
“No Limits!” Monster Trucks
February 1-2
The Big Read of Anne Arundel County
February 1-28
Bill Murray Film Festival
February 2-5
Havre de Grace
To Catch a Thief: Constellation Fights the Slave Trade
February 2-24
Maple Sugaring Days at
Brookside Nature Center

February 2-28
Silver Spring
Timonium International Motorcycle Show
February 8-10
“Cheers to Murder!” Murder Mystery Dinner Show
February 9
Rising Sun
Portrait of Frederick Douglass.

Celebrate the Finale of the “Year of Frederick Douglass” During Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and this year, Maryland concludes a special year of celebration dedicated to the life and legacy of the Father of Civil Rights, Frederick Douglass, with commemorative events around the state. Explore the stories of other Maryland-born civil rights giants such as Harriet Tubman, Thurgood Marshall, and Benjamin Banneker with events at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture and the Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, and along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Scenic Byway. At the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, a new art exhibit honors African-American employees of the railroad. Find more great ideas at the Black History Month page of our website.

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Make Your Reservations Now for Maryland’s Winter Restaurant Weeks

Whether you’re looking for classic cooking, an only-in-Maryland seafood extravaganza, or cutting-edge vegan dishes, Maryland’s Winter Restaurant Weeks are cooking up something just for you. Baltimore City has extended its Restaurant Week through January 27. Also look for: Harford County (through January 27), Baltimore County (through February 2), Howard County (through February 4), and Baltimore City’s Vegan Restaurant Week (February 8-17). Check out our Winter Restaurant Weeks page for all the details.

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Get Ready for FeBREWary!

February 1 marks the start of FeBREWary, Maryland’s annual month-long celebration of our craft beer culture. And with events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. Breweries, ale houses and brew pubs are hosting special events, and many hotels have special FeBREWary stay-over packages. With great events, special beers and more, FeBREWary in Maryland is the perfect opportunity to hoist a pint with good friends in great places. Get the lowdown at our FeBREWary page.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Maryland Escape

Celebrate that special spark with a romantic cosmopolitan getaway to Baltimore, Annapolis, or National Harbor. Or sneak off for a lovers retreat to the rolling Maryland mountains. Rekindle that old flame with a night out at the restaurant where it all began. Or try something new and different that you’ve only dreamed about. Whether it’s just a few hours or a long weekend, a new romance or a long-lasting love, our Valentine’s Day page has great ideas to heat up the season.

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Put a Thrill in the Chill with a Winter Sports Adventure

As the mercury drops, things heat up in Maryland’s part of the great outdoors. Whether it’s hitting the slopes at Wisp Resort, snowshoeing in your favorite state park, ice fishing on Deep Creek Lake, or living your own Olympics dreams, wintertime is the perfect time to get outside in Maryland. For more rad ideas, visit our Winter Sports page.

The Eric Byrd Trio

Enter to Win on Maryland Mondays!

Don’t miss your chance at free tickets for amazing events across the state. Every Monday on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, the Maryland Office of Tourism is joining with our sponsors to give away great Maryland travel experiences. We call them Maryland Mondays, but you can enter all week. This week, win a pair of tickets to see the Eric Byrd Trio: A Tribute to Nat King Cole at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster or tickets to see the Washington Saxophone Quartet at The Cultural Center at the Opera House in Havre de Grace. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to enter.

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