Because it’s a holiday weekend, many locations are closed. Enjoy some of our top Saturday and Sunday picks!
With aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen, the Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular packs in as much as a rousing rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” It’s also a lot more fun.
Dec. 22-23. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. $17.50-$75. 410-783-8000. bsomusic.org
Take a break from the pre-holiday madness and enjoy a bilingual story time with your little one. Ages 2-5 years with adult.
Baltimore County Public Library, Woodlawn Branch, 11:30 a.m-12:15 p.m.., free, bcpl.info
Tracks and T-Shirts
Learn about animal tracks found in Patapsco Valley State Park and then decorate a t-shirt with animal print images. Bring your own t-shirt (or other fabric item) to decorate, other supplies provided. Ages 7-14. Call 410-461-5005 to register.
Patapsco Valley State Park, 12-1 p.m., $2, dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/patapsco.aspx
Free Family Flicks: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
You can’t help but be overflowing with holiday spirit after watching Clark Griswald’s crazy antics and ridiculous Christmas light adventures.
Enoch Pratt Library, Reisterstown Road Branch, 1 p.m., free, prattlibrary.org
Tales and Tots
Get to know nature thru stories and fun. Enjoy listening and learning about animals and habitats. For ages 0-6 with adults.
Anita C Leight Estuary Center, 1-2 p.m., free, otterpointcreek.org
Come to the Kids’ Room and create a car powered by wind. Will it move? How windy does it need to be?
Maryland Science Center, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free with admission, mdsci.org
Christmas Village in Baltimore – Closing Day
Today is your last chance to experience the Christmas Village until next year! Shop for those last-minute gifts at the German Christmas Market and get one last photo with Santa before he heads off to delivery his many gifts!
Christmas Village in Baltimore, West Shore Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $5 (Adults), Under 18 free, baltimore-christmas.com