January date night ideas: Events and things to do


12 FridayJeff Richards

Comedian Jeff Richards of SNL
Jeff Richards, cast member of Saturday Night Live, performs live. Ages 21 and older. $25. 6pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. Ramsheadonstage.com

13 Saturday

Bosom Buddies Ball
Bosom Buddies Charity event. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by a three-course down dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing. $250. 5:30pm. Westin Annapolis Hotel. 410-490-0332, bosombuddiescharities.com

18 Thursday

Ultimate Fort
Virtually visit forts that inspired HBO’s Game of Thrones, and discover the complexities of fort engineering as you try your hand at building challenges. Drinks will be served. Registration required. $35. 6-9pm. National Building Museum, Washington D.C. 202-272-2448, go.nbm.org

Bobby Rush and Company
Blues legend Bobby Rush headlines this performance held in conjunction with the exhibit, Blues @ Home: Mississippi’s Blues Legends featuring portraits by artist H.C. Porter. $25. 8pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, Marylandhall.org

19 Friday

Saved By the 90s
Live 90s music. Everything from Third Eye Blind and the Spice Girls. 8pm. $12. Rams Head Live, Baltimore. Ramsheadlive.com

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Jan. 19 and 21. Revered pianist Gabriela Montero returns for Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 1. Check website for times. $35-75. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. 877-276-1444, bsomusic.org

26 Friday

Brews and Banter: The Way of the World
Craft brews from Bluejacket Brewery at this casual behind-the-scenes conversation with “The Way of the World” cast members. Discounted tickets to show will be available for purchase. $20. 6:30pm. Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. 202-544-4600, folger.edu

27 Saturday

Beethoven and Brahms
Two guest artists perform. Acclaimed for her interpretations of classic literature, Inna Faliks returns and Shodekeh, the virtuoso beatboxer for whom Fulton’s work was written is creating a new version for the concert. $10-28. 7:30pm. Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia. 410-465-8777, columbiaorchestra.org