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Walt Micael & Co. String Masters Holidays Concert

12/07/2019 to 12/07/2019

2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157

Common Ground on the Hill presents Walt Michael & Co. String Masters Holiday Concert. With performances ranging from the White House to the closing ceremonies of the 13th Olympic Winter Games, Walt Michael is known for his old-time Southern Appalachian, Celtic and original compositions. Michael received a 2016 Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Award from the Maryland State Arts Council as a master hammered dulcimer player. Michael is the founder and executive director of Common Ground on the Hill and the Artist in Residence at McDaniel College. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors (over 60) and students with valid ID, and $10 for Carroll County Public School staff with valid ID. For more information, contact Common Ground on the Hill at 410-857-2771 or www.commongroundonthehill.org.

A Greener Hanukkah

12/08/2019 to 12/08/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

As part of Downtown Dollar Days, visit the museum and create a variety of arts and crafts activities in preparation for Hanukkah. Inspired by the current exhibition, Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling, crafts will be made using recycled materials. Activities are suitable for all ages and no artistic talent is required. Admission is $1. For more information, visit http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/a-greener-hanukkah/

The Great Jewish Bake Off!

12/15/2019 to 12/15/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Once again, we invite Maryland’s greatest amateur bakers from newbies to bubbies to participate in this important statewide search: The Great Jewish Bake Off of 2019! This year’s theme is holiday cookies. We are looking for delicious cookies that can be given as gifts or shared by the whole family, something that looks great and tastes event better! Even if you choose not to compete, we encourage you to join us at the JMM for a day dedicated to baking, with tastings, tips from professionals and the announcement of Maryland’s greatest amateur baker 2019. For more information or to register to participate, please visit http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/the-great-jewish-bake-off-2/

Children’s Chorus of Carroll County

12/15/2019 to 12/15/2019

2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157

The Children’s Chorus of Carroll County performs a wide variety of music under the direction of Jenna Lebherz Daly. The chorus is dedicated to serving the community and giving children access to a quality musical experience in central Maryland. While admission is free, donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.ccccnotes.com.

Helicon’s 34th Reunion Winter Solstice Concerts

12/21/2019 to 12/21/2019

1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21204

A Baltimore tradition featuring the Baltimore-based trio, Helicon (with Chris Norman, Ken Kolodner, Robin Bullock) with special guests Charm City Junction and The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet. Internationally renowned traditional folk musicians--Ken Kolodner (hammered dulcimer, fiddle, hammered mbira); Chris Norman (wooden flutes, tin whistle, small pipes, piano); and Robin Bullock (guitar, cittern, mandolin, piano)—play a unique blend of original, seasonal and traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, Appalachia, Canada, Europe, Africa and the Far East--a great way for families to kick off the holiday season with an extremely energetic and varied performance. Kolodner’s son, Brad Kolodner, will join the fun as a guest on clawhammer banjo, fiddle and vocals (a frequent winner/finalist of national banjo contests, former Strathmore Hall Artist in Residence, WAMU DJ, 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Award Winner; Charm City Junction, The Ken & Brad Kolodner Quartet). Joining Ken and Brad is one of the best-known old-time musicians in the U.S. Rachel Eddy (fiddle, vocals, guitar) along with fellow the mid-Atlantic’s go-to bassist, Alex Lacquement (The Bumper Jacksons. Charm City Junction). www.kenkolodner.com via credit card, or call 410-746-8387; $35 at the door; $30 in advance; $26 for groups of 15 or more; $23 for groups of 30 or more; $23 for kids under 14. WHEN: Saturday, December 21, 2019 for two shows: 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm. http://www.kenkolodner.com/winter-solstice-concert.html

Mitzvah Day

12/25/2019 to 12/25/2019

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202

For the For the seventh year in a row, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is pleased to partner with Jewish Volunteer Connection to participate in Mitzvah Day. This year we will be taking inspiration from our exhibit Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling by creating donations out of recycled materials. Activities are suitable for all ages and no artistic talent is required. Admission is free. http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/mitzvah-day-2/