Festival: Symphony of Lights
These days, the second the leftover turkey goes into the Tupperware, it’s officially the holiday season. Forge right ahead into the festivities with Symphony of Lights, a drive-through light show featuring a mile of holiday-themed LED displays presented by the Howard County General Hospital. Also on the agenda: an ice skating rink, Twinkling Tots children’s walk and Tail Lights pet parade and costume contest. How very holly-jolly.
Tickets: $20 per car; additional fee for events and ice skating. Nov. 20-Jan.1, 2017.
Festival: Holiday Bazaar and Tea at The Cloisters
Local vendors descend on The Cloisters for a festive holiday mart and tasty tea party. P.S. There will also be a free gingerbread house decorating workshop from the Baltimore Chef Shop!
Bazaar free, tea $30. Nov. 25-26 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Shopping: Black Friday
Be careful out there, kids.
Shopping: Small Business Saturday
Businesses all over the city will be offering steals, deals and, in some cases, free snacks and entertainment.
Art: Open Studio Sale
Give the gift of art as The Mill Centre opens its doors. Tour the studios of local artists (including recent STYLE featurees Jen McBrien and Karen Klinedinst) and pick up unique gifts for everyone on your list.
Free. 12-5 p.m. at The Mill Centre.
Read all about it here.
Free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the American Visionary Art Museum.
Music: Doc Severinsen and Friends
The 30-year Tonight Show veteran presents “The Art of the Big Band,” featuring big band, jazz and pop standards.
Tickets: $33-$99. Nov. 25-27 at the Meyerhoff.
Music: Joe Bonnamassa
Beat the November blues and tune out the rest of the world with Grammy-nominated blues-rock singer-songwriter/guitar hero Joe Bonamassa, on tour with a full band in support of his most recent studio album, Blues of Desperation.
Tickets: $79-$125+. 8 p.m. at the Lyric.
Theater: Les Liasons Dangereuses
Adapted for the stage by Christopher Hampton, this production, directed by Hana S. Sharif, gleefully revels in the salacious machinations of the Marquise de Merteuil and her ex-lover, the Vicomte de Valmont, who, out of boredom, challenge each other to seduce innocents.
Tickets: $20-$64. Nov. 26-Dec. 23 at Center Stage.