B’More Social: March 24-26 Happy Maryland Day! There's plenty to do in our great state this weekend.

FRIDAY

Maryland Day
Celebrate the founding of our great state in Annapolis  March 24-26 with all-day events and free or $1 admission to Annapolis Maritime Museum, William Paca House and Garden, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Charles Carroll House, the Maryland State House and more.
Free-$1. Citywide in Annapolis.

Ladew Topiary Gardens: Little Explorers Program
Ladew Topiary Gardens hosts the Little Explorers Nature Preschool Program for children ages 2-6. This week’s theme?  Green is Great.
$5 for members, $15 for non-members. 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-1:30 p.m. sessions at Ladew Gardens.

Cooking-up Chemistry
Who knew exciting experiments could be done in the everyday kitchen? Learn more at this exciting workshop.
Free with admission. 3:00-3:30 p.m. at the Maryland Science Center.

Parents

Los Otros
Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (“Giant”) and Ellen Fitzhugh (“Grind”) have teamed up to create Los Otros, a semi-autobiographical musical that weaves together the unanticipated connections between two Californians. Noah Himmelstein (“I Am Harvey Milk”) directs. Select performances will feature pre-show cocktails or a cast conversation.
Tickets: $43-$64. March 22-April 23 at Everyman Theatre. 

SATURDAY

The Commedia Rapunzel
You’ve all seen Tangled—but did you know there’s so much more to the Rapunzel story? Well, at least in The Commedia Rapunzel, a sweet and silly presentation by the Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Meet Rapunzel’s sisters—Columbine, Rosetta, Punchin and Arlequin—who join forces with their long-haired sister to take on Gottel the Witch! The result? A hilariously tressed-up trip for the whole family.
Tickets required. March 25 – April 30 at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre.

The Harlem Globetrotters
Whether your family is full of sports fans or not so athletically inclined, you’re sure to love the historic Harlem Globetrotters show. As part of their 2017 World Tour, the trick-master team will bring their unique brand of “ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment” to Baltimore.
Tickets required. 2-7 p.m. at the Royal Farms Arena.

Celebration of Spring Craft and Walk
The Cylburn Arboretum Association hosts its annual commemoration of the start of spring, featuring a make-and-take craft table and a nature walk led by environmentalists.
Free. 2 p.m. at Cylburn Arboretum.

Crafts from the Past.
Play with toys that may have been used by children in the 1800s, learn about history, make new friends and enjoy a creative afternoon!  Perfect for children ages 5-11.
Free. 1 p.m. at the Mount Airy Branch Library.

Stravinsky’s Petrushka.
Conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier and featuring Augustin Hadelich on violin, this promises to be an evening of classical music that you will not want to miss. (Recommended for families with children who can abide full-length theater performances.)
Tickets required. 3 p.m. at the Meyerhoff.

SUNDAY

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Music Box Series: Bugs!
Bees, lady bugs, and all of everyone’s other favorite insects create a mesmerizing musical perfect for children ages 6 months to 3 years old. Before the concert, the lobby will fill with fun activities for families and babies.
Tickets required. 10 a.m. at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts.

Free Family Sunday: Words and Books.
Enjoy an afternoon of craft-making and return home with a printed mini book!
Free. 2-5 p.m. at Baltimore Museum of Art.

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