Spring has sprung — just look at all the fun things happening in and around Baltimore this weekend. Hopefully, Mother Nature cooperates with all of the outdoor egg hunts… Be sure to join us for our Eggstravaganza event with aMuse Toys at their Quarry Lake location on Friday night! For a full listing of events, check our calendar. Here are our top picks for family fun:
Free Friday Family Date Night: Eco Easter Eggstravaganza
We’re throwing our first FREE family date night playdate — and you’re all invited! Join us and our friends from aMuse Toys at their Quarry Lake for a FUN eco eggstravaganza. Pizza. Drinks. Face Painting. Games. And egg dying using the fabulous natural egg dye from EcoKids. It’s a BYOE play date. Bring your own eggs (hardboiled). We’ll supply the dye! RSVP.
Trunk Show at The Monogram Shop
Trunk Show at The Monogram Shop featuring Stella & Dot, Just Madras, Mahi Gold and Olive Juice! Shop the show on Friday, March 30th from 10 AM – 6 PM, and on Saturday, March 31st from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
DBFA 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Join DBFA in partnership with Friends of Patterson Park and Gallery Church of Baltimore for an eggstraordinary event on Saturday.! Face Painting, Photo Ops with the Easter Bunny, Prizes, Food & Drink, Egg Hunt.RSVP. At Patterson Park at 9:00 AM.
Family Easter Egg Hunt
Fun, food, crafts and activities for the whole family! Rain or shine! At Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday at 9:30 AM.
10th Annual Fairy Tale Festival
Join the Enoch Pratt Library for the kickoff of the 10th Annual Fairy Tale Festival. There will be crafts, magic, and lots of fairy tale fun for the whole family. Dress up like a prince or princess, get your photo taken in our royal throne, and explore all of the fairy tale wonders that the Central Library holds. Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
Circus Fun at Port Discovery
Learn to juggle, balance and more with former circus performer Greg May! Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 1 & 1:45 p.m on Saturday. Free with Paid Admission.
The Fresh Beat Band Concert
the Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, comes to The Lyric Opera House for the first time ever. Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara Perry), and Twist (Jon Beavers) will perform The Fresh Beat Band hits from seasons one, two and three of the live-action music series that teaches preschoolers about music appreciation and how to express their feelings through movement, song and instrumental music. Concerts on Saturday at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
Opening Weekend of the Baltimore Farmer’s Market
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar opens for its 35th season on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, the area’s largest producers-only market is located at Holliday & Saratoga streets under the Jones Falls Expressway. Meet old friends and make new ones at the weekly Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar. Visitors can greet their favorite farmers, grab breakfast from the multitude of food vendors cooking up delicious meals and shop for jewelry or decorative items for the home or for gifts.
2012 Paths of Cylburn Family 5K
Explore the glorious paths of Cylburn Arboretum during this 5k through the winding trails through the various gardens and woods. The run starts at the Volmmer Center, on asphalt-paved paths, then enters the woods and covers varied terrain before returning to the Mansion. Sunday at 8:00 AM.
Spring Bulb Show Children’s Activities
Children do art and crafts to celebrate the opening of the conservatory’s Sring Bulb Display – Flower Power. Children make bead or hemp friendship bracelets, read spring flower books, do color sheets, and make tissue paper bunnies. At Rawlings Conservatory at 1:30 PM on Sunday.