Time to soak up the last few moments of winter vacation before it’s back to (school) reality on Monday! Here are our top picks for family fun this weekend in Charm City!
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Last Chance for the Maurice Sendak Exhibit
Head to the Enoch Pratt Central Library branch to catch the last weekend of the acclaimed Maurice Sendak exhibit! Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are (2013), Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the late, great Maurice Sendak. The artwork is presented with heartfelt words from 50 extraordinary people, whose lives were all touched by this beloved author and illustrator. Open through Sunday. MORE INFO
Drop In Art at The Walters
Does your New Year’s resolution include travel? Then definitely take the kids to the Walters for drop in art this weekend for fun travel exploration. Travel by plane, train, or automobile to see all the sights in their collection. Kids will create important tools for their trip – a map, telescope, and passport. Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM – 3 PM. No registration required. FREE! MORE INFO
Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Grab the ruby slippers out of the dress-up box and head to St. Timothy’s School for Charm City Player’s production of The Wizard of Oz. Pre-show face painting, free parking, and a meet and greet with the cast after every performance. Performances are Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM. Tickets are $15. MORE INFO
Tracks and Tales at Irvine Nature Center
Winter is a good time to look in the snow and the mud to find out what walks, trots and hops through the forest. Make tracks to take home before heading out to follow trails with a naturalist. You may even see some animals too! Ages 5 & up. Pre-registration strongly encouraged. Sunday, 1 PM – 2:30 PM. $5 for Members, $10 for non-members. MORE INFO
Get Rev’d Up + Superheroes at the Auto Show
Check out supercars, sensible cars and everything in between at Baltimore Convention Center this weekend during Motor Trend’s International auto show. Sunday is family day — which means kids 12 and under get in for FREE! Plus, Spiderman and Captain America will be making appearances. MORE INFO
Try a Triple Salchow Double Toe Loop — outside!
If you haven’t tried out the Waterfront Partnership Ice Skating Rink at the Inner Harbor, this weekend would be a great time to tackle a triple salchow. Or just attempt to get around the rink. Open late (until 10 PM) on Friday and Saturday, and open until 7 PM on Sunday. MORE INFO