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April date ideas: Events and things to do in Maryland

Maryland couples looking for a special date night can enjoy a comedy night, a pancake and art show, a privateer festival and other special events in the month of April.

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April Fools’ Comedy Night
Tickets include comedy show, beer, wine, snacks and sweet treats. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. $40. 6:30pm. Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. 410-757-2281, childrenstheatreofannapolis.com

A Temptations Revue
Show spans more than a decade of Temptations classics including “The Way You Do The Things You Do,” “My Girl,” “I Wish It Would Rain” and “Since I Lost My Baby.” $25. 8pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org

The Select (The Sun Also Rises)
April 1 and 2. The play winds its way through France and Spain and lands in Pamplona where the narrator carries the burdens of a war injury and his inability to have the woman he loves. $44-108. Check website for showtimes. Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington D.C. shakespearetheatre.org/events/the-select-16-17/#


2 Sunday

Wedding and Events Showcase
Over 50 wedding vendors including caterers, floral designers. Giveaways, door prizes, a man cave and more. $5; $10 at the door. 2-5pm. Historic Oakland Manor, Columbia. 410-730-4744, historic-oakland.com

3 Monday

A Musical Journey through South Asia
Folk songs, ghazals from Pakistan and classical ragas from North India. Check website for prices. 7-8pm. Columbia Arts Center, Columbia. columbiaassociation.org/event/musical-journey-south-asia

4 Tuesday

April 4-16. The Broadway show with dancing and razzle dazzle. $48-109. Check website for times. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. 202-467-4600, kennedy-center.org

5 Wednesday

Zoo Paint Night
Guided paint instruction. One drink included with each admission. Ages 15 and older. Registration required. $45. 5:30-8pm. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore. marylandzoo.org

6 Thursday

Sip and Paint
Create original artwork under the guidance of local artist Kim Hovell. Bring your own wine and snacks to enjoy during the workshop.​ $45. 6:30pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, Marylandhall.org

John Mayer
John Mayer performs live. $55-115. 7:30pm. Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. verizoncenter.monumentalsportsnetwork.com

Pitch Talks
A live speaker series on baseball brings together baseball fans and some of the brightest and creative minds in sports for conversations in a laid-back setting. $25-30. 8pm. Rams Head Live, Baltimore. 410-244-1131, ramsheadlive.com

Pancakes and Booze Art Show
A pop-up traveling art event featuring over 100 emerging artists showcasing their hottest work in a Warhol-style, anything-goes, massive warehouse environment. Features live music, body painting, multimedia displays and free pancakes. $5-10. 8pm-2am. Penn Social, Washington, D.C. pancakesandbooze.com

Through April 27. Thurs., Fri. and Sat. A musical about the story of a film director and his attempts to come up with a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women. $20. 8pm. The Colonial Players, Annapolis. 410-268-7373, thecolonialplayers.org

7 Friday

Men’s Glee Club
The Navy’s Men Glee Club performs. Check website for ticket prices. 7:30pm. USNA Chapel, Annapolis. navyperforms.showare.com

8 Saturday

Decanter Wine and Racing Festival
Live music, wine tastings, horse racing and more. $30-50. Noon-6pm. Laurel Park, Laurel. marylandwine.org

Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Night
Find eggs stuffed with prizes. Proceeds benefit the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Scholarship Fund. Ages 18 and up. Bring a basket and a flashlight. Registration required. $10. 8-9pm. Roger Pip Moyer Community Recreation Center, Annapolis. facebook.com/events/1092823820847072

9 Sunday

Schumann Piano Concerto
The Hunt Valley Symphony Orchestra and renowned pianist Ernest Ragogini perform. The program features Schumann’s only piano concerto, as well as Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, with a silent auction. Check website for prices. 3-4:30pm. Mercy High School, Baltimore. Huntvalleysymphony.org

10 Monday

Clown Cabaret
Performing artists draw from modern, theatrical, circus, commedia, verbal, silent, knockabout, musical and other disciplines. $15. 8-10pm. Capital Fringe, Washington, D.C. Capitalfringe.org

13 Thursday

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles
Rain performs a range of The Beatles’ discography live onstage, including complex and challenging songs that The Beatles recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. $32-62. 8pm. The Lyric, Baltimore. 410-900-1150, lyricbaltimore.com

The Musical Box
A reproduction of the historic Genesis performances by the only group licensed and supported by Genesis and Peter Gabriel. $55. 8pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. 410-268-4545, ramsheadonstage.com

14 Friday

Classic Albums Live
World-class musicians of Classic Albums Live perform David Bowie’s masterpiece, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust. $49.50. Doors open 7pm; show starts at 8pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. ramsheadonstage.com/calendar

April 14-May 21, select days. The story of Eliza Doolittle and her professor, Henry Higgins, as as a musical. The story’s comedic comment on the silliness of class structure in Britain is timely today, with appearance trumping reality almost every time. $23-38. Check website for showtimes. Compass Rose Theatre, Annapolis. 410-980-6662, compassrosetheatre.org

More event April 15-20

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