Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Nutcracker Prince

Captain Avery Museum 1418 E West Shady Side Road, Shady Side

The National Ballet Company returns in December for their delightful, family-friendly performance of The Nutcracker. The audience will be treated to a two-act, mini ballet featuring the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara, the Mouse King, and the Nutcracker Prince. Guests will enjoy tea, cocoa, and an assortment of holiday treats and sweets. Following the presentation, expect a visit from Santa, too! Members: $25 per seat Non-members: $35 per seat

A Colonial Yuletide

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 1773, and you’ll experience the holiday traditions, music, and stories of Christmas past.Spend a fun afternoon with us at this joyous celebration! Your Colonial Yuletide admission includes both sites, and you may begin your experience at either location. Cost: $12 General Admission; $8 for HA Members and Military; $5 for Children (ages 3-17, free for 2 and under) Advance registration for...

Special Historic Holiday Tour

Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis

Welcome the holidays with a walking tour of Annapolis by Watermark. Stroll through Maryland’s state capital, trimmed in greenery, with your period-attired guide. Hear holiday traditions of times past as you walk by colonial mansions, Victorian homes, and quaint shops. The Hammond-Harwood House is the final stop on your tour. There, enjoy authentic, colonial, holiday decorations provided by local garden clubs, and learn about early nineteenth-century holiday traditions. Cider will be served and the Hammond Square Gift Shop will be open for holiday shopping at the end of the tour....

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus Visit

Join us for the Annual Odenton Christmas Tree Lighting which will be on Saturday December 2nd from 5PM until 7PM, at the Odenton MARC station located at 1402 Odenton Road (west side of the tracks in front of the OHS Bank Building). Parking is free. We’ll have refreshments and music. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company firetruck around 5:15PM and will sit with children for photos after lighting of the tree. Bring your children to visit with Santa and meet your neighbors! The event...