Events This Week: November 29-December 5

Nov 29 2021

Events This Week: November 29-December 5

This week, enjoy a holiday tea, open house, candlelight tour, or even an arts show. Our partners are ready to help you get into the holiday spirit!

Upcoming Events

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Gift from the Arts Holiday Show and Sale

  • Date: December 2-5
  • Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Location: South River Colony Main Street Shopping Center, 179 Mitchells Chance Road, Edgewater
  • Host Organization: Muddy Creek Artists Guild

The Muddy Creek Artists Guild cordially invites the public to its annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, “Gifts From the Arts” this December. The pop-up gallery show will be held over two weekends, December 2-5 and December 10-12 2021 at 179 Mitchells Chance Road, Edgewater, Md. 21073 (Main Street at South River Colony shopping center). The show is free and open to the public. Masks required. Visitors are invited to get an exclusive Sneak Peek Thursday, December 2 at 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Tea with The Sugar Plum Fairy

  • Date: Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Location: Captain Avery Museum, 1418 E West Shady Side Road, Shady Side
  • Host Organization: Captain Avery Museum

Captain Avery Museum and The National Ballet Company present Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy & The Nutcracker Prince. Join this exciting holiday classic story of The Nutcracker. Tea, Cocoa and Treats will be served. Expect a visit from Santa! Cost to attend is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Purchase tickets online.

Colonial Yuletide Celebration

  • Date: Saturday, December 4
  • Time: 2 pm – 6 pm (timed entry on the hour)
  • Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street; Hogshead, 43 Pinkney Street
  • Host Organization: Historic Annapolis

You are cordially invited to celebrate a colonial holiday with Historic Annapolis! Bring the entire family to welcome yuletide at the William Paca House and Hogshead. It’s the year 1771, and you’ll learn about holiday traditions of 18th century Annapolis and hear stories of Christmases past from living historians who will bring these historic homes to life on this merry day.

The Annapolis Living Historians return to the William Paca House and Garden to celebrate the festivities!  As you stroll through the Georgian mansion’s bedecked hallways, you’ll encounter William and Mary Paca and their friends filling the home with laughter, games of chance, gossip and political news of the day. Enjoy the musicians of Bedlam musical group as you stroll the grand rooms and learn about 18th-century dining and hospitality. Continue the celebration at “Hogshead Tavern” on Pinkney Street where the merry craftspeople of early Annapolis are ready to share the joys of the season with you. Enter the humble dwelling where fun and frolic await and partake in colonial games of chance, music, demonstrations, and taste a colonial sweet and cider!

This event is free for HA Members and Volunteers$10 General Admission; $5 Military; $5 Child (ages 3-17, free for 2 and under).

Historic Candlelight Holiday Tour

  • Date: Saturday, December 4
  • Time: 6:00-10:00 pm
  • Location: Rising Sun Inn, 1090 Generals Highway, Crownsville
  • Host Organization: Friends of the Rising Sun Inn

Join the Rising Sun Inn’s Historic Candlelight Holiday Tour Tour. Tours will be conducted between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., with the last tours starting at 9:30 p.m. The Rising Sun Inn, with a history spanning four centuries, has witnessed both public and private Christmas celebrations from the colonial era through today. Learn about this historic Inn, and hear about the Christmas traditions of the Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region. While touring, enjoy a sampling of some special colonial fare.

Admission is $18 for adults, $8.00 for children ages 3 – 8, and children under 3 are free. Purchasing tickets in advance tickets is required.

December Christmas Open House, Bazaar, Raffle and Bake Sale

  • Date: Sunday, December 5
  • Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
  • Location: Odenton Heritage Society Historical Center, 1367 Odenton Road, Odenton
  • Host Organization: Odenton Heritage Society

The Odenton Heritage Society will be celebrating the holiday season on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at their Christmas Open House Bazaar and Bake Sale.  Please join them as they continue to celebrate Odenton’s 150th Anniversary. There is much to learn and see as you tour the museum.   On sale will be a variety of handmade crafts, baked goods, and Odenton history related items.  There will also be a raffle for the handmade beautiful “Tea Themed” Quilt items.  If you buy tickets, you do not have to be present to win. The OHS Historical Center Museum presents more than 150 years of local history through objects, photographs, and A-V programs in a restored 1912 Colonial Revival two-story building. Admission is free.  Wearing a mask inside the building is required.

As always, be sure to check the Four Rivers Heritage Area Events Calendar for the latest updates.