B’More Social: Nov. 30-Dec. 3 Happy December!

THURSDAY

Lookingglass Alice
See Center Stage perform a unique, family-friendly take on the Lewis Carroll classic.
Ticket prices vary. Nov. 30 – Dec. 31 at Baltimore Center Stage.

FRIDAY

“The Nutcracker”
The talented youth of the Baltimore School for the Arts take on this beloved holiday classic.
Baltimore School for the Arts, 7 p.m. Dec. 1. Dec. 2, 1 & 5 p.m. Dec. 8, 5 p.m. Dec. 9, 1 & 5 p.m. 410-624-2511, bsfa.org.

Fantastic Fridays at Port Discovery
Fridays are the perfect time to bring your little one to play and explore at Port Discovery because drop-in programming is catered to the younger crowd (birth thru six) today!
Fridays, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 9:30 a.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.org

Illuminated London Town
House and gardens illuminated and decorated for the season. Holiday refreshments and performances.
Historic London Town and Gardens in Edgewater, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16. historiclondontown.com.

Half-Price Friday Nights
All the fun for half the price! Spend any or every Friday night with 20,000 plus amazing, aquatic animals at the National Aquarium. Sponsored by M&T Bank.
Fridays, National Aquarium, 5-8 p.m., aqua.org

Little Italy Christmas Tree Lighting
Help decorate the enormous tree and enjoy a visit from Santa, plus caroling and treats.
Parking lot at High and Stiles Sts., 7 p.m. Dec. 1. littleitalymd.com

Midnight Madness
Shops and restaurants open late. Families can visit with Santa and sip hot treats. Plus, enjoy strolling carolers and period actors.
Historic Ellicott City, 6-12:33 a.m. Dec. 1. visitellicottcity.com.

Towson Rockin’ Fridays
Teens and Tweens (11-17), head to Rockin’ Jump on Friday nights to hang out with friends and jump to great music.
Fridays, Rockin’ Jump Towson, 8-10 p.m., $14.99, towson.rockinjump.com

SATURDAY

Peabody on the Court: Holiday Music for Four Voices and Lute Walters Art Museum, 12 p.m. Dec. 2. 410-234-4800, peabody.jhu.edu.

Super Moon Hike and Campfire
A full Super Moon will be here December 3rd! Preview what is coming with a chilly hike followed by a warm campfire and hot chocolate. Advanced registration required. Adult and children 4+.
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, 7-8 p.m., $3 members/$5 nonmembers, facebook.com/BannekerMuseum

 Gingerbrick Decorating & Healthy First Saturday
Move and groove down to Port Discovery for a day filled with activities and holiday fun that encourages a healthy lifestyle. Chefs from McCormick will be on hand working on Gingerbrick creations and they need your help!
Port Discovery, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.org

 “Scrooge” with American Sign Language Interpretation
The Children’s Playhouse of Maryland brings this holiday tale to life presented with American Sign Language interpretation provided by the CCBC Interpreter Prep Program.
CCBC Essex, 1 p.m., $10, cpmarts.org

Happy Holidays: A Build-A-Basket Workshop
With the help of the Celebrate Us Gift Basket Company, children ages 6-17 have the opportunity to design their own holiday basket. Supplies provided. Registration is required.
Baltimore County Public Library, Hereford Branch, 2-3 p.m., free, bcpl.info

A Main Street Christmas
Featuring carolers, live music, tree-lighting ceremony, and Santa parade. Main Street in Mt. Airy, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2. 301-351-9159, mountairymainstreet.org.

Breakfast with Anna, Elsa & Olaf
Part of Towson’s Winterfest.
Souris Saloon in Towson, 8-10 a.m. Dec. 2. towsonchamber.com/winterfest.

SUNDAY

Kwanzaa Family Day
Storytelling, drumming, dance, kids’ art activities, and a libation ceremony for all ages.
Creative Alliance, 12-3 p.m. Dec. 3. 410-276-1651, creativealliance.org.

Free Family Sunday at the BMA
Let your creative side express itself and create your own art with workshops related to museum pieces. In December, themes include future places, colorful mobiles, and pop-up cards. Space is limited.
Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 2-5 p.m., Baltimore Museum of Art, free, artbma.org

 Mayor’s Annual Christmas Parade
Features Harley Davidson motorcycles, marching bands, Philadelphia “Mummers,” floats, steam calliope, and Santa.
Begins at Poly/Western High Schools and continues down Falls Rd., 1 p.m. Dec. 3. 410-366-0726, mayorschristmasparade.com.

Merry Mart
A diverse mix of indie crafters from across Baltimore and elsewhere. Free drop-in children’s art activities.
The Creative Alliance, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 3. 410-276-1651, creativealliance.org.

Sensory Sensitive Sunday @ Chuck E. Cheese
The first Sunday of every month, select Chuck E. Cheese locations open two hours early to provide a sensory-friendly experience. Amenities include softer music, dimmed lights, and smaller crowds.
First Sundays, 9-11 a.m., Participating Locations, chuckecheese.com

Photo courtesy of the Creative Alliance.

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