What: Monster Jam brings its Monster Truck excitement back to Charm City.
When: Feb. 27 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 28, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; March 1, 2 p.m.
Where: Royal Farms Arena
Cost: Tickets start at $25 for adults and $10 for kids (ages 2-12).
Info: Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
Winter Putter Land Indoor Miniature Golf Play/Tournament
What: The tournament will raise money for Charlestown Retirement Community’s Benevolent Care Fund. . Nearly 100 people of all ages – Charlestown residents, staff and their families, as well as the general public -- will play on a full 18-hole course designed built by members of Charlestown’s woodshop. The entire course is outlined with 100 two-by-fours. Volunteers sawed, sanded, hammered, and painted obstacles for the course.
When: Feb. 25-27
Where: The Charlestown Conference Center, 719 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville.
Info: Call Pat Kasuda at 410-242-2257.
What: The Catonsville High School Theater Department under the direction of Lauren Gill will present this year’s musical production, “Damn Yankees,” for two performances.
When: 7 p.m. on both Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Ave., Catonsville 21228
Cost: $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Annapolis Restaurant Week
What: More than 40 restaurants throughout Annapolis will offer two- and three-course specials throughout the week.
When: Feb. 23-March 1
Where: Various restaurants, details here .
Cost: $12.95 for two breakfast courses, $15.95 for two lunch courses and $32.95 for three dinner courses.
African American History at the B&O Railroad Museum
What: This AMTRAK sponsored African American History Month at the railroad museum honors and highlights contributions of African Americans to the nation's railroad industry.
When: The entire month of February
Where: The B&O Railroad Museum , 901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore.
From Banneker to Douglass: The Quests for Freedom and Equality
What: Original works of art that commemorate early efforts of Maryland's African Americans in pursuit of freedom and equality.
When: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Feb. 28
Where: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum , 300 Oella Avenue, Baltimore
Common Ground Dance Company Concert
What: The Community College of Baltimore County will host Common Ground Dance Company for the company’s 2015 Annual Dance Concert. Common Ground dancers come from Baltimore County and beyond to share their passion for the art of dance and ask you to join them for the company’s 16th season of supporting dance and dancers in Maryland.
When: Feb. 28, 7 p.m.; March 1, 2 p.m.
Where: Center for the Arts, CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore, Md.
Cost: $15 for general public and $10 for seniors and students in advance. $20 for general public and $15 for seniors and students at the door.
Info: Call CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) or visit http://www.commongrounddance.org .
St. Leo's Ravioli & Spaghetti Dinner
What: Enjoy handmade ravioli and a community atmosphere at the annual dinner at St. Leo's Catholic Church in Baltimore's Little Italy.
When: March 1, 12 - 6 p.m.
Where: St. Leo's Catholic Church, 227 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD 21202
Cost: $12 to eat in or carry out.
LEGO Castle Adventure
What: Build, explore and play with LEGOs at this exhibit at Port Discovery Children's Museum.
When: February 14 through September 20
Where: Port Discovery Children's Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Cost: General admission is $14.50 for children and adults ages 2 and up.
African American History Photo Exhibition: "A Stirring Song Sung Heroic"
What: On display at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery at UMBC, 80 photographs by William Earle Williams that explore African American history from slavery to freedom. From the UMBC Arts and Culture Calendar : This exhibition of 80 photographs by William Earle Williams depicts places in the New World from the Caribbean and North America that are unheralded and uncelebrated where Americans, black and white, determined the meaning of freedom. Prints, newspapers, and other ephemera related to the struggle for freedom accompany the work.
When: Open daily, from Jan. 26 – March 25
Where: Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery (first floor) on the campus of UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. Campus map .
When: 7 p.m. each night from Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28, and 2 p.m.
Cost: $10 for adults, $6 for students and seniors.
Chicago the Muscial
What: A musical look into the world of crime and making it famous.
When: March 3, check for prices
Second annual West County Restaurant Week
What: Participating restaurants in and around West Anne Arundel County will be offering two-course fixed-price lunches and three-course fix-priced dinners. Presented by West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.
When: March 2 -8
Where: Participating restaurants throughout the area.
For more information: www.westcountychamber.org
Disney’s My Son Pinocchio, Jr.
What: Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, in residence at CCBC Essex, will present Disney’s My Son Pinocchio, Jr.
When: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 1 p.m. and March 15 at 4 p.m.
Where: Administration Building at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Cost: Show tickets are $10.
More info: Contact the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS or go online at www.cpmarts.org . Group tickets are also available.
Annapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade
What: Annapolis celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a parade.
When: 1 p.m. March 8
Where: West Street and the downtown areas of Annapolis
More information: 443-822-5871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dundalk St. Patrick's Day Parade
What: Come celebrate the founding of Dundalk with a yearly parade.
When: March 14, 11 a.m.
Where: Logan Avenue
What: 5K run to benefit Dundalk High School and students
When: March 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: CCBC Dundalk campus
For more information: www.dundalkchallenge.org