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30+ Things to do in February

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Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment
Royal Farms Arena
Feb. 6 – 10, Various Show Times
Enter the dazzling world of Disney magic LIVE ON ICE Rev up for non stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment.
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Astro Adventure
Maryland Science Center
Feb. 9, 12 - 4 p.m.
Grab your space suit and join the Maryland Science Center on February 9 as we take off on a space adventure! From noon-4:00pm, experience all the wonders that space has to offer. See if you’ve got what it takes to make it to the moon in our Astronaut Training Camp. Create your own constellation viewing device. Channel your Ground Control skills and launch rockets of your own design. Even build lunar landers capable of landing safely on the surfaces of different planets.
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Lunar New Year Celebration
The Walters Art Museum
Feb. 10, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Each year, cultures throughout Asia celebrate the start of the lunar calendar with fanfare and festivity. Enjoy art activities and performances, a zodiac scavenger hunt through the Arts of Asia collection, and an exciting show from the Johns Hopkins University Yong Han Lion Dance Troupe on the Sculpture Court.
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Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour!
The Modell Lyric
Feb. 23, 4 – 6 p.m.
Are you ready to DANCE?!? The hit Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is here! Sing and dance along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters at this interactive live concert experience – now featuring Fancy Nancy! Kids of all ages and their families are all invited to the biggest dance party around!
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Food & Drinks

FeBREWary
Various Locations in Baltimore
Feb. 1 – 28
FeBREWary is Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer, and with craft brew events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. Breweries, ale houses and brew pubs are in full swing, so head to your favorite Maryland vacation destination and expand your brew I.Q. with a new style of beer from a local craft brewer, or cozy up with a tall mug of an old favorite in a bit of Maryland you've yet to explore. From the mountains to the beach, FeBREWary in Maryland is the perfect opportunity to hoist a pint with good friends in great places.
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Yoga & Whiskey
Sagamore Spirit
Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; 10 a.m.
Kick off your New Year Resolutions with Sagamore Spirit! Grab your yoga mat and come join us at the distillery. You’ll start your time here getting a brief 15-minute “sneak peek” tour of part of the distillery. The yoga class will then begin in our processing room where you will be surrounded by the amazing aromas of our whiskey. A local instructor will take you through a yoga class that will unwind you and prepare you for the day ahead. Following the class, each guest will get to enjoy a cocktail made with our signature Rye Whiskey, along with some healthy snacks. Get ready to unwind and relax! Please bring your own mat.
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Sip & Shine: An After-Hours Experience
American Visionary Art Museum
Feb. 7, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join us for an after-hours experience with wine, scavenger hunt, and workshop! Explore and discover our current mega-exhibit, "Parenting: An Art without a Manual" via a fun scavenger hunt. Then, stay for a hands-on make-and-take activity. Wine & snacks served! Get ready to dig through our treasure trove of all things sparkly and create a one-of-a-kind MOSAIC MAGNET!
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Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week
Feb. 8 – 17
Baltimore is a booming food town, and Maryland Vegan Eats want to entice people from Baltimore and beyond to dine all over our fine city by curating a full week of Vegan offerings from places big and small. Unlike a traditional restaurant week that provides pre-fix menu, they have encouraged participating establishments to create a selection of items to be offered throughout the week – because inclusivity also means affordability. Baltimore Vegan Restaurant Week: where everyone is welcome at the table.
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Babe Ruth Birthday Bash
GAME
Feb. 8, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
Join us for Babe's 124th Birthday! The evening will feature a special presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Tom Stevens for permanent display at the Birthplace; programs on the Orioles, Terps, and the Babe; food, drinks, free-to-play games, and silent auction.
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REAP Investigation’s Movie and Dinner with Ghost
Lord Baltimore Hotel
Feb. 15 – 17, 6 p.m.
This time they are taking over the hotel for an entire weekend. They will arrive on Friday, February 15, 2019 for a special haunted movie night. Then on Saturday, February 16, 2019 for Dinner with the Ghost, followed up with an investigation of one of America's most haunted hotels. Sunday morning will conclude with breakfast and ghost stories.
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Galentine’s Day Soiree
Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore
Feb. 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Round up your gals for an evening of cocktails, pampering, mingling and music, including pop-up shops from Sassanova and Lululemon, product demos by Lush Cosmetics, giveaways and more! Reserve your ticket in advance for this special girls' night, a time to reconnect with your BFFs and meet new lady loves.
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Small Foods Party 2019!
American Visionary Art Museum
Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
Come feel like a hungry giant as you taste dozens of tiny delicacies all while raising money for Moveable Feast! For 14 years, friends new and old have been gathering to make this event a special place full of memorable experiences. We hope this year you will return or come for the first time either as a taster or a chef.
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Mac & Cheese Cook-Off
Peabody Heights Brewery
Feb. 24, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
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Brewer’s Dinner at Rye Street Tavern
Rye Street Tavern
Feb. 25, 7 – 10 p.m.
Rye Street Tavern will host its fourth "Brewer's Dinner" with Flying Dog Brewery. Held in our Barrel Room, the intimate and interactive experience will feature a selection of special beers, including the K-9 Winter Warmer, all to be paired with a custom four-course dinner.
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Festivals

Belgian Beer Fest 2019
Max’s Taphouse
Feb. 15 – 17, 11 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Over 200 Drafts, Over 200 Bottles, Belgian Inspired Food Menu, Special Daily Featured Events and much more.
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Concerts & Shows

Fun Home
Baltimore Center Stage
Now – Feb. 24, Various Show Times
Welcome to the Bechdel family. But just what family is it? Through the searching eyes of daughter Alison—aged 9, 17, and then 42—we meet her ever-shifting and sometimes unreliable memories of brothers, mother, and above all her repressed father, along with recollections from the family funeral home to Alison’s coming out. Based on Bechdel’s own best-selling illustrated memoir, this poignant tale harnesses every facet of music and theater to explore and unravel the mysteries of childhood and the surprising secrets that shape a life. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical, from the composer of Caroline, or Change and the writer of 2.5 Minute Ride.
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Everything is Wonderful
Everyman Theatre
Now – Feb. 24, Various Show Times
Imagine a knock at the door from the hand complicit in a family tragedy: When the repentant driver in a fatal collision seeks forgiveness from the Amish family whose sons’ lives he claimed, faith guides them to welcome him into their community—and their home. But as inconvenient truths from the family’s past are discovered, can their outpouring of empathy be as limitless as it seems? Resident Company members Bruce Randolph Nelson and Deborah Hazlett plumb the depths of an outlying culture in this enthralling, critically acclaimed drama about a peaceful community wrestling regret, redemption, and contradiction.
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Amy Schumer
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 2, 8 p.m.
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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
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Comedy Night: Sasheer Zamata w/Natalie McGill
Creative Alliance
Feb. 7, 8 – 10:30 p.m.
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress and writer. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and This American Life. She serves as ACLU’s Celebrity Ambassador for Women’s Rights. She hosts a live variety show called Sasheer Zamata Party Time, and you can watch her standup special Pizza Mind on Amazon Prime and Starz, and listen to it on iTunes and Spotify.
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Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time Tour
The Modell Lyric
Feb. 7 – 8, 7 p.m.
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Battle of the Bans – Round 1 | Show 2 of 2
UNION Craft Brewing
Feb. 8, 7 – 10:30 p.m.
Join us for a night of great music, beer, and eats as 8 bands (4 each date) battle it out for a chance at $500 + a spot at the 2019 Charm City Bluegrass Festival!
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Mozart Symphony No. 40
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Feb. 8 – 10, 3 and 8 p.m.
Young Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang, winner of the 2017 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, takes center stage for Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto. Requiring tons of technical bravura, this concerto exudes Russian Romanticism with a touch of Gershwin. Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 is one of the composer's best-loved symphonies. The program concludes with Chabrier’s sparkling España and Beethoven’s thrilling Leonore Overture No. 3.
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National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Presents Swan Lake
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 9, 2 p.m.
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The Nevermore: A Baltimore Inspired Valentine’s Market
R. House
Feb. 10, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Nevermore: A Baltimore Inspired Valentine's Market is a fundraiser for Women's Advocacy Coalition: Baltimore. The market is at R. House in Baltimore on February 10th from 11-4. Come out and get unique gifts from local Baltimore.
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Hamlet
Motor House
Feb. 14 – 17, 21 – 24, 7 p.m.
The Organic Theatre is proud to present this 90 minute adaptation of "Hamlet." The ideas written by Shakespeare's pen are just as valid in 2019 as they were in the 1500s, and this production intends to prove just that!
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Psycho Killers at Union Craft Brewing
UNION Craft Brewing
Feb. 14, 7 – 11:30 p.m.
Another Evening of Talking Heads and Assorted Love Songs featuring Psycho Killers (Talking Heads Tribute Band)
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A Date with John Waters at Baltimore Soundstage
Baltimore Soundstage
Feb. 14, 7 – 10 p.m.
Kick of your Valentine’s Day celebrations with the Pope of Trash. A Date with John Waters is his ever evolving one-man show in which he discusses early artistic influences and his fascination with true crime, exploitation films, fashion lunacy, and the extremes of sexual politics.
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Jess Hilarious
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 14, 8 p.m.
Jess Hilarious is one of the freshest and most highly sought after faces in comedy and she is poised to take the next giant step in her career. She will make her network television debut as the female lead in Fox’s highly anticipated scripted comedy REL, which will premiere this fall. Starring alongside comedy veteran Lil Rel Howry (GET OUT), Jess plays the supportive and kind best friend to Rel while also keeping the laughs coming.
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Rock of Ages
Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 15 – 16, 8 p.m.
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Erykah Badu & Special Guest Tank
Royal Farms Arena
Feb. 15, 8 p.m.
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Valentine’s Soul Jam
The Modell Lyric
Feb. 15, 8 p.m.
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The King and I

Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
Feb. 19 – 24, 8 p.m.
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Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play Tour
Royal Farms Arena
Feb. 22, 8 p.m.
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Museums & Exhibitions

Celebrating Black History Month at the B&O
B&O Railroad Museum
Feb. 1 – 28
The B&O Railroad Museum celebrates the contributions of African Americans to the railroad industry. Learn about these men and women who filled vital jobs along the B&O Railroad's line and understand how significant social issues, such as segregation, affected railroading.
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Makers at 1 West
The Walters Art Museum
Feb. 7, 6:20 – 7:15 p.m.
Eleanor Hughes, Deputy Director for Art & Program, explores stories of the makers associated with 1 West Mount Vernon Place through 150 years of its history.
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David Driskell: Memories of Romare Bearden
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Feb. 9, 1 – 3 p.m.
Dr. David C. Driskell, one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of African-American art, will give a lecture discussing his personal memories of Romare Bearden and his incredible works as an artist. Discover Bearden through the eyes of a friend and one of America’s greatest art scholars.
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Music Under the Drone: The 90’s
Maryland Science Center
Feb. 15, 7 – 9 p.m.
This planetarium show is totally all that and a bag of chips! Experience music in motion as our planetarium operators fly you through the universe in beat to your favorite throwback jams. Soak in your favorite songs from back in the day as the perfectly blended beats mix with 360-degree psychedelic graphics in an immersive music show you can’t get anywhere else–this is Music Under the Dome.
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The History of the NAACP the Baltimore Connection
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Feb. 16, 2 – 4 p.m.
Enjoy a living history performance, film and talk about the NAACP and its leaders from the Jim Crow and Civil Rights era. See a living history performance of activist Juanita Jackson Mitchell, hear a lecture on the Baltimore branch by Professor Prudence Cumberbatch and conclude with a film screening of Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & The NAACP (57 min). NAACP artifacts and panels covering 97 years of Maryland history will be on view.
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Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War ( Opening Day)
The Baltimore Museum of Art
Feb. 24, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nearly 90 Surrealist masterworks of the 1930s and 1940s by artists such as Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, and André Masson are presented through a timely lens—that of war, violence, and exile.
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