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30+ Things to Do in November

Concerts + Shows

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess
Nov. 3 | 8 p.m. | The Modell Lyric
A 57-piece orchestra and 20-person choir will perform a score that draws from Zelda games. The concert’s five-movement symphony regales ears with Nintendo composer Koji Kondo’s original music, recalling moments of Link conquering dungeons, running through forests, and struggling to decide what color tunic to wear.
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Movie with the Orchestra: Wizard of Oz
Nov. 4 | 3 p.m. | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Take a trip down the yellow brick road as you relive this Oscar-winning classic on a giant HD screen as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the original score.
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Trevor Noah
Nov. 4 | 7-9:30 p.m. | The Hippodrome Theatre
Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, performs standup at the Hippodrome. Noah recently debuted his ninth comedy special, Afraid of the Dark, on Netflix.
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Regina Spektor
Nov. 11 | 8 p.m. | The Hippodrome Theatre
Fresh off her sold out spring tour, Regina Spektor will play solo hits at the Hippodrome.
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The Lion King
Nov. 16-Dec. 10 | various times | The Hippodrome Theatre
Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King in Baltimore. The landmark musical has won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
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Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt
Nov. 17 | 8 p.m. | The Modell Lyric
Singer, composer, and actor Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums, while John Hiatt recently released his 22nd studio album, Terms of My Surrender. The pair will perform an acoustic set at The Modell Lyric.
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Baltimore 4 Puerto Rico
Nov. 17 | 6 p.m. | Metro Gallery
Bands from a variety of genres have come together for a benefit concert with all proceeds going to the Hurricane Maria Community Recovery Fund.
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Chicago
Nov. 18 | 8 p.m. | The Modell Lyric
Hailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era” by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.
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Shakespeare In Love
Through Nov. 26 | various times |Baltimore Center Stage
Based on the screenplay for the Oscar-winning film, this bawdy tale of love will be enjoyed by audiences in middle school and older.
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Art and Culture

Charm City Fringe Fest
Nov. 2-12 | Bromo Arts District
This festival brings dozens of cutting-edge theater and performing arts companies together to stage more than 90 performances. Set in the Bromo Arts District, all of the venues are within walking distance of one another.
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Gallery Talk: Coyote
Nov. 2 | 6:30-7:15 p.m. | Walters Art Museum
Artist Edgar Reyes will talk with curators at the Walters Art Museum about his installation, Coyote, which was created in response to the ancient Americas collection at the museum.
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Art After Hours
Nov. 3 | 8-11 p.m. | Baltimore Museum of Art
Stroll through the galleries during this art-filled evening that also includes performances, an artist talk, a cash bar, and light bites. A new installation by Baltimore-based artist Phaan Howng will be unveiled.
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Phaan Howng: The Succession of Nature
Nov. 3-Aug. 31 | Baltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore-based artist Phaan Howng created an immersive environment with intense, unnatural colors inspired by toxic waste.
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Opening Day Talk: Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition
Nov. 12 | 2-3 p.m. | Walters Art Museum
In celebration of the opening of Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy, join Walters Art Museum curators for a conversation about the fascinating stories behind the exhibition.
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Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition
Nov. 12-May 27 | Walters Art Museum
Between 1885 and 1917, Peter Carl Fabergé’s workshop created exquisite jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for the Russian tsars. The exhibition includes over 70 stunning objects that highlight the extraordinary artistry of Russian jewelers and enamel-workers.
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Third Thursday at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Nov. 16 | 5-8 p.m. | Reginald F. Lewis Museum
On the third Thursdays of the month, take an exclusive late-night tour, listen to a live jazz performance, and enjoy signature drinks and soul food.
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Sounds of Silents: A Night of Music and Silent Shorts with Alloy Orchestra
Nov. 18 | 8:30-11:30 p.m. | American Visionary Art Museum
Alloy Orchestra — an ensemble that performs on found percussion and state-of-the-art electronics — will perform live music to 10 short silent films. Come early for music from Collective DJs and refreshments.
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A Day with Frederick Douglass
Nov. 18 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum & Park
Celebrate Frederick Douglass’ bicentennial birthday and the 180th anniversary of his escape with a walking tour in historic Fell’s Point followed by a discussion with Douglass, as portrayed by artist, poet, historian, and interpreter Nathan Richardson.
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Crossing Borders: Mexican Modernist Prints
Nov. 19-March 11 | Baltimore Museum of Art
For the first time, the Baltimore Museum of Art is highlighting its holdings of works by modern Mexican artists. Approximately 30 prints, drawings, and photographs will be on view.
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BAZAART Holiday Art Market
Nov. 24, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | American Visionary Art Museum
More than 40 regional artist and craftspeople will be selling their original creations, including paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, apparel, and more.
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Free Saturdays at the Jewish Museum
Saturdays | 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. | Jewish Museum
During a Saturday visit to the Jewish Museum, admission is free. Prepaid and prix fixe Kosher brunches are also available (advance registration required).
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Family

First Friday at the Maryland Science Center
Nov. 3 | 5-8 p.m. | Maryland Science Center
Every first Friday of the month, the Maryland Science Center welcomes visitors for just $10 from 5-8 p.m.
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Healthy First Saturday
Nov. 4 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Get the month off to a healthy start! Port Discovery will host a community health fair, yoga demonstrations, and more. Kids can also meet and learn about the important work of therapy dogs.
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Super Hero Days
Nov. 11 and 12 | all day | B&O Railroad Museum
Ten Super Heroes will bring railroading safety to life. Super heroes of all ages can see, touch, and hear about history —and ride on the Super Hero Train Ride!
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Zoo Snooze Family Overnight
Nov. 12 | 6 p.m. | Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Join other animal-loving families for an educational sleepover inside the Penguin Coast exhibit.
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Animal Craft Safari
Nov. 16- 26 | 11-11:45 a.m. | Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Children ages 4 and up can go on a learning adventure with a Zoo educator. They’ll meet a zoo animal, hear an animal-themed story, and make a wildlife-related craft.
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The Polar Express
Nov. 17-19, 24-26 | all day | B&O Railroad Museum
Put on your pajamas and travel to the North Pole aboard the Polar Express as you relive the magic of the classic children’sbook. The conductor will punch your golden ticket, chefs will serve you hot chocolate and cookies, and Santa’s helpers provide plenty of carols and holiday cheer.
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Half-Price Friday Nights
Fridays | 5-8 p.m. | National Aquarium
Spend your Friday evening exploring all of the ocean’s wonders – sharks, dolphins, jellies, and more – for half the price of normal general admission.
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Christmas Village in Baltimore
Nov. 23-Dec. 24 (closed Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12) | West Shore Park
Get in the holiday spirit – and start tackling your shopping list – by browsing the booths at this German Christmas market in the Inner Harbor. Ornaments, jewelry, arts and crafts, and other gifts will on sale, and you can taste traditional European food, sweets, and drinks. During opening weekend, a Christmas angel will arrive on Saturday and there will be a tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday.
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Free Family Sundays at the Baltimore Museum of Art
Sundays | 2-5 p.m. | Baltimore Museum of Art
Explore your creative side with hands-on art workshops in response to works on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
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Free Drop-in Classes
Saturdays and Sundays | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Walters Art Museum
Drop in, explore cool materials, and create a work of art to take home every Saturday and Sunday. Each weekend features a new project. No registration required.
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Fitness, Yoga and Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the Galleries
Nov. 12 | 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. | Walters Art Museum
Instructor Malek Robbana will lead an hour-long meditative mindfulness session in the galleries followed by a discussion about the surrounding artwork. Bring your own yoga mat or towel.
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Yoga at the Zoo
Nov. 5 | 8-9:30 a.m.| Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
From downward dog to cobra, animals have been a core element of yoga poses for centuries. This hour-long Vinyasa-style yoga class takes place right next to the Penguin Coast exhibit (weather depending). Tickets include same-day admission to the zoo.
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Zoo Zoom
Nov. 12 | 8:30 a.m.-noon | Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Run alongside the animals during this wildly popular event. Choose from an 8K race of a 1-mile family walk/fun run.
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Yoga at the Zoo
Nov. 30 | 5:30-7 p.m.| Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
From downward dog to cobra, animals have been a core element of yoga poses for centuries. This hour-long Vinyasa-style yoga class takes place right next to the Penguin Coast exhibit (weather depending). Tickets include same-day admission to the zoo.
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Culinary

Patterson Park Brew Fest
Nov. 4 | Noon – 6 p.m. | Friends of Patterson Park
Try some of Baltimore’s best breweries at this family-friendly event. Kids under 16 are FREE! Gather your family and choose from a variety of food trucks and beer while listening to live music.
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Bacon Jam: Bacon Creations, Cocktails, Live Music & More
Nov. 11 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Power Plant Live!
Chow down on bacon dishes and sip on bacon-inspired cocktails at this all about bacon event.
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Spirited Away Harvest Festival
Nov. 11 | Noon – 8 p.m. | R. House
Local favorites are coming together to celebrate all things fall. Bring the family and paint a pumpkin, enjoy the on-site petting zoo, devour a hog roast and end the day with a movie screening and cocktails.
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Harry Potter Themed Brunch
Nov. 12 | 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | The Point in Fells
Calling all muggles! You don’t want to miss this magical Harry Potter themed brunch.
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90’s Bar Crawl
Nov. 18 | 2 – 10 p.m. | Power Plant Live!
Let’s get jiggy with it and take on Baltimore, 90s style. The nation’s largest 90s event will feature drink specials, 90s music and a bar crawl cup.
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