This Weekend in Baltimore

November 16 - 18

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Baltimore offers a great lineup of festivals, museum events and exhibitions, theatrical performances, sporting events, concerts and so much more. Check back each week to see our hand-picked event highlights. Get out, relax and have fun this weekend!

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German Christmas Village

Nov. 17 - December 24 | Wednesday - Sunday | West Short Park

The huge heated festival tent and the beautiful outdoor wooden booths around the majestic Christmas Tree will harbor 45 vendors selling high-quality arts and crafts from all over the world to offer you the perfect holiday shopping experience. Don’t miss famous German vendor Kathe Wohlfahrt. With the skyline of an ancient German town as a backdrop, shopping for genuine German Schwibbbogen and Pyramids gets even more enjoyable.


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The Polar Express

Nov. 16 – 18 and 23 – 25 | 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | B&O Railroad Museum

Take a magical journey to the North Pole. At your final destination Santa himself gives each child the first gift of Christmas - a silver sleigh bell. Children of all ages will BELIEVE!


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Art After Hours

Nov. 16 | 8 – 11 p.m. | The Baltimore Museum of Art

See John Waters: Indecent Exposure and three riotous films by artists Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin, celebrate the new boundary-pushing multimedia works of artist collective DIS, and check out a new installation by Baltimore-based artist Lee Heinemann with Get Your Life! Productions. .


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Off The Cuff: Copland Symphony No. 3

Nov. 16-17 | 7 p.m. | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony

Marin Alsop explores Copland's Third Symphony, featuring his famous Fanfare for the Common Man. This grand victory symphony, summing up the American experience of World War II, was written for the largest orchestra Copland ever used. This 90-minute Off The Cuff concert provides more insight into a single work, followed by a question-and-answer session.


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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour

Nov. 16 | 7 p.m. | Royal Farms Arena


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Oyfest 5

Nov. 17 | 12 – 5 p.m. | UNION Craft Brewing

Join UNION Craft Brewing, The Local Oyster & True Chesapeake Oyster Co. for a great day of shucking, slurping, and sipping.


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Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!

Nov. 17 | 10:30 a.m. | The Modell Lyric

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood.


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Now – Nov. 25 | Various times | Everyman Theatre

Sweat, captures the pressure cooker of NAFTA-inflicted trying times—where a lethal combination of layoffs, lockouts, and picket lines sends the Rust Belt way of life into crisis.


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2018 Baltimore Vintage Expo- Fall Edition!

Nov. 17 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. | The Ideal Art Space

Baltimore's premier vintage & antiques expo featuring a high end selection of vintage clothing, accessories, furniture and decor from the best retailers and private dealers in the Baltimore/DC metro area


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Flight Fest

Nov. 17 | 12 - 4 p.m. | Maryland Science Center

Let your imagination soar at the Maryland Science Center for their third annual Flight Fest! Get up close with airplanes and birds as you learn about the science of aerodynamics and wings. Participate in aeronautic challenges and test out your own flying contraptions!


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Drunk Shakespeare: Part ii!

Nov. 17 | 8 - 11 p.m. | Single Carrot Theatre

Single Carrot Theatre is taking the classics to a whole new level: actors and friends will present fully rehearsed scenes while being drunk.