Events in and around Baltimore

Monster Jam

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 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.


Damn Yankees

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 .


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.

More info: On Facebook  or the St. Leo's church website: .


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

Cost: Free


Shrek The Musical
What: The musical story of the lovable ogre “Shrek” comes to Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts for a three-night and matinee run.

When:  7 p.m. each night from Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28, and 2 p.m.
on Sunday, March 1
Where: Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts, 8100 Wise Ave., Dundalk 21222

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

Where: Hippodrome


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.

Cost: Varies

For more information:


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 . 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 

Cost: Free 

More information: 443-822-5871 or


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

Dundalk Challenge

What: 5K run to benefit Dundalk High School and students

When: March 29, 8:30 a.m.

Where: CCBC Dundalk campus

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