Maryland couples looking for a special date night or moms’ night out can enjoy a candlelit walk in Annapolis, a comedy show or a charity event in the month of November.
Check out our top picks for events worth hiring a babysitter for below.
Enjoy food, fun and a fashion show featuring local designers and stores. $20. 6:30-9pm. The Modell Lyric, Baltimore. 410-900-1150, modell-lyric.com
Nov. 3 and 5. Opera performance based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women.” $25-100. Fri. 8pm; Sun. 3pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org
The Annapolis Wedding Market
Happy hour, wedding vendors, food samplings and a bridal boutique showcasing wedding dresses. $15. 6:30-9pm. Crowne Plaza Annapolis. 410-739-6943, theannapolisweddingmarket.com
Food from local restaurants, open bar, dancing and Maryland Federation of Art artists paint live as you bid on silent auction items. Features a Diamond Dig, sponsored by Smyth Jewelers, and a Wine Pull Wall. Benefits the Junior League of Annapolis. Ages 21 and older. $100. 7:30pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Annapolis. Jlannapolis.org
Annapolis by Candlelight
Nov. 3-4. Tour privately owned historic homes and see how 21st-century Annapolitans care for and live in buildings built in the 18th-20th centuries. $40. Check website for tour times. Downtown Annapolis. 410-267-7619, annapolis.org
A Tuna Christmas
Nov. 3-19. A performance based on a town called Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. $22; $17 seniors and students. Showtimes vary. Bowie Playhouse at Whitemarsh Park. 301-805-0219, bctheatre.com
Fish for a Cure
Fishing tournament followed by the popular Shore Party. $500 for tournament; $125 for Shore Party. Weigh-in begins at 4pm; shore party from 5-10pm. Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. fishforacure.com
Gifts and Spirits Series: Chocolate, Silk and Wine
Pairing of chocolate and wine. Also make a silk accessory. $25. 6-8pm. Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site, Laurel. 301-377-7817, pgparks.com
Washington National Opera: Alcina
Nov. 4-19. Welcome to the island of illusions where a sorceress skilled in seduction is about to fall prey to the enchantment of love. $69-195. Check website for showtimes. The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. 800-444-1324, kennedy-center.org
The Best of The Second City
Comedy show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and others. $39.50. 7pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. 410-268-4545, ramsheadonstage.com
Whiskey in The Shed: Lost Ark Distilling
Taste different whiskeys and learn about the science and history behind whiskey distilling. Presentation, whiskey and light fare included. $60. 7-9pm. Maryland Science Center, Baltimore. 410-685-2370, mdsci.org
Local chefs and caterers offer creative tastings. Silent and live auctions. Wear red, white and blue for Veterans Day. Benefits The Friends of the Lighthouse. $100. 7-10pm. Loews Annapolis Hotel. Friendslhs.ejoinme.org
Murder Mystery Dinner and Show
Light appetizers, dinner, dessert, coffee, cash bar and a murder mystery show. $89. 6pm. Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake Beach. Resort & Spa. 866-312-5596, cbresortspa.ticketleap.com/murder-mystery-dinner–show
Theresa Caputo Live!
Live audience readings with Theresa Caputo, the “Long Island Medium.” $39-70. 7:30pm. The Modell Lyric, Baltimore. 410-900-1150, modell-lyric.com
Ravens, Oh’s and Natty Bohs
Specialty drinks, dinner and program. $45. 6:30-9pm. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. 443-738-9200, explorenature.org
National Symphony Orchestra
Tour Europe through works heavily inspired by Italy, France and Spain. $15-89. 7pm. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. 202-467-4600, kennedy-center.org
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