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April date ideas: Events and things to do in Maryland

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Revolutionary Annapolis Walking Tour
Walk in the footsteps of patriot leader William Paca as you follow his personal and political story through the Revolutionary Era. A 90-minute guided walking tour begins at the William Paca House and ends at the Maryland State House, with stops at 10 sites along the way. $15. Tours at 10:30am and 1pm. William Paca House and Garden, Annapolis. annapolis.org/media/48-222-revolutionary-annapolis-walking-tour

The Experience
The comedy duo of Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher performs their positive feminist podcast. $25. 6pm. 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C. 202-265-0930, 930.com

19 Wednesday

Behind America’s First Daughter
Best-selling authors Laura Kamoie and Stephanie Dray explain the process of writing and researching their best-selling book, “America’s First Daughter,” the untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph. $12. 6-7:30pm. James Brice House, Annapolis. annapolis.org/media/48-224-behind-americas-first-daughter

20 Thursday

Brit Floyd
Pink Floyd tribute band performs. $30-60. 8pm. The Lyric, Baltimore. 410-900-1150, lyricbaltimore.com

21 Friday

Concert: B’s Bees
A favorite jazz band from Montreal tours the U.S. for the first time led by Brandon Goodwin. B’s Bees plays straight-ahead jazz, featuring the late master Charlie Haden as well as the group’s own “Kanata Suite.” $25. 8pm. Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel. 301-377-7800, arts.pgparks.com/page69601.aspx

The Doo Wop Project
April 21-23. The classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner. The Musical and the SuperPops harmonize the classics of The Crests, The Flamingos, Smokey Robinson and The Temptations, as well as newer hits from Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Amy Winehouse. $33-99. Check website for times. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. 410-783-8000, bsomusic.org

22 Saturday

35th Annual St. John’s / USNA Croquet Match
The croquet match brings together two starkly different institutions together for fierce competition for the Annapolis Cup. $10; free, children. 1pm. St. John’s College, Annapolis. 410-263-2371, sjc.edu

Bluebeard’s Castle
Robert Cantrell and Kyle Engler join the orchestra for a concert version of Bartok’s opera. $10-28. 7:30-10pm. The Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia. 410-465-8777, columbiaorchestra.org

23 Sunday

Champagne Sunday
Relax with friends, sip champagne, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, sweets, music and more.
$50. 4-6pm. William Paca House Garden, Annapolis. annapolissymphony.org/champagne-sunday-2017

The Celtic Fiddle Festival
Celebrate the violin in all its globe-trotting variations. The quartet, which includes Kevin Burke (Ireland), Christian Lemaître (Brittany), Charlie McKerron (Scotland) and Nicolas Quemener combines talents, musical traditions and spontaneous humor. $25; $30 at the door. Doors open at 6pm; performance at 7pm. Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. 410-326-2042, calvertmarinemuseum.com

27 Thursday

Homerun for Recovery
Gourmet fare, local wines, beer, music, live and silent auctions and more. Benefits The Baltimore Station’s residential treatment center for veterans and others who are transitioning through poverty, addiction and homelessness to self-sufficiency. $70; $80 at the door. 6-9:30pm. PBR Baltimore at Power Plant Live. 501auctions.com/homerunforrecovery/tickets

28 Friday

The Play of Love
April 28-30. $40. Folger Consort performs a variety of French music with theatrical excerpts from Adam de la Halle’s Play of Robin and Marion. $40. Check website for times. Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. 202-544-4600, folger.edu

A Privateer Party
Fine food and refreshments from the region’s top caterers and restaurants, silent and live auctions, music, dancing, rum tasting station and more. Costumes encouraged. $85-125. 6-9:30pm. Historic Londontown and Gardens, Edgewater. 410-222-1919, historiclondontown.org/privateerparty

All That Art Auction
Silent and live auction featuring over 50 local and regional artists benefits Maryland Hall and the featured artists. $100. 6pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org/2017-all-art-auction

29 Saturday

WineFest at St. Michaels
April 29-30. Featuring nearly 400 wines from around the world. Walk using the WineFest map as your guide or take provided shuttle buses. Regional food specialties, artisans, renowned jazz musicians and more. $65-135. Noon-5pm. Downtown St. Michaels. winefestatstmichaels.com

Craft Beer Festival
With 25 breweries represented from both local and national brands plus food, music and more. Proceeds benefit “The Arc of Southern Maryland. $40; $50 at the door; $15 for designated drivers. Noon-6pm. Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa, Chesapeake Beach. 866-312-5596, chesapeakebeachresortspa.com/events-concerts

Wine & Food Festival
April 29-30. Event brings together world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen and culinary pioneers. $29-99. VIP admission: noon-6pm; general admission: 1-6pm. National Harbor. Wineandfoodnh.com

Denim and Diamonds
Cocktail buffet, gourmet food trucks, silent auction, live music, dancing and more outside under the stars. Proceeds benefit mental health programs at AAMC. $275. 5:30-11pm. 443-481-4739, aamcdenimanddiamonds.org

Black Tie and Tails Gala
Seated dinner catered by Santoni’s with Graul’s dessert, open bar, live music by New Legacy Jazz Band, dancing, wine wall, bourbon tasting bar, magic show, silent auction, live auction and more. Dogs welcome. Black tie optional. Benefits Baltimore Humane Society. $125; ticket price increases to $149 after April 15. 6-10pm. Grand Lodge, Hunt Valley. 501auctions.com/blacktieandtails

Murder Mystery Dinner
Full seated dinner and show. $40. 7-9pm. Community United Methodist Church, Pasadena. 410-255-5265, maryslamb.org

Tavern Night
Listen to the lively sounds of the Ship’s Company Chanteymen as the basement is transformed into a 19th century tavern, complete with food and beverages. Fee includes a souvenir glass. Ages 21 and up. $33. 8pm. Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale. 301-864-0420

30 Sunday

Annapolis Opera’s 29th Annual Vocal Competition
Competition features opera students and young professionals performing for a blue-ribbon panel of judges comprised of respected music educators and opera performers. Free. 3-6pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. acaac.org

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