Say it ain’t snow! Cabin fever setting in? Get out of the house with the kids this weekend! Here are our best bets for family-friendly fun in charm city.

baltimore family events this weekend

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Cinderella
Experience the most timeless fairytale of all time when Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents Cinderella, complete with a fairy godmother, a handsome prince, an unforgettable ball, and the funniest ugly sisters you can imagine. The magnificent staging, music and costumes promise eye-popping stage magic and fantasy to captivate children of all ages as well as inventive choreography that will satisfy the most sophisticated ballet fans. Performances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. MORE INFO

Redeemer Parish Day School Winter Carnival
The Redeemer Parish Day School Winter Carnival is an awesome way to spend a cold Saturday in February. Perfect for 2-7 year old kids to enjoy with friends and family. Enjoy games, shop local vendors, have your picture taken in a fun photo booth, nosh on pizza, hot dogs and cupcake decorating! All activities are $.50-$1.50 and food is all $1. Saturday from 10:30 AM – 1 PM. MORE INFO

Cherry Pie Hike
Head to Robert E. Lee Park  for a brisk morning hike to awaken the senses and commemorate George Washington’s birthday. This hike will describe his local history and conclude with hot drinks and George’s appropriate dessert made in a Dutch oven. Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear. All ages, $3 per person ($2 members). Registration required. *Rain Date Sunday February 22nd, 2014. MORE INFO

Urban Pirates Storytime
Ahoy Mates! This special story time takes young buccaneers on a swashbuckling adventure. Pirates will sail into your library with songs, games, stories and of course TREASURE. Discover your young one’s pirate by taking part in this interactive activity. Saturday at 2 PM, Baltimore County Public Library Towson Branch. MORE INFO

Evening Adventures at Port Discovery
Are you or your children LEGO® fanatics? Enjoy an evening of BUILDING, EXPLORATION and PLAY without the crowds! Join us on Saturday from 6pm until 9pm for an Evening Adventure and enjoy: Pizza, snacks and beverages Private play in the new LEGO® Castle Adventureexhibit LEGO® Shrinky Dinks Activity Popcorn Making ExerKid Games: virtual bike races, electronic T-Wall, snowboarding, and iDance Members: $10 per person Non-Members: $15 per person. Children under 2 are free. Tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first serve basis. MORE INFO

African-American Innovators at the BSO
Celebrating Black History Month, this concert highlights the innovations of Elijah McCoy, Duke Ellington and Harriet Tubman. With musical selections by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, James P. Johnson, and traditional spirituals, the accomplishments of these innovators come to life in an inspiring concert experience. Featuring guest artists such as Baltimore City College Choir, narrator Shannan E. Johnson, soprano Marquita Lister, and break dancers, this program honors the impact of African-American innovation on our collective history. For children 4 and up and their families! Attendees of all ages are required to have a ticket. MORE INFO

Chinese New Year Celebration at The Walters
Good luck and fortune begin at the Walters! Celebrate the Lunar Year of the Sheep with art activities and traditional Chinese performances. Those born under the sign of the Sheep enjoy cultural activities and focus much of their energy on artistic hobbies. A fun celebration for all. Sunday from 12 PM – 3PM. MORE INFO

Maple Magic at Irvine Nature Center
There’s magic in the trees! Join Irvine’s naturalists in a quest to make delicious maple syrup. Learn to identify maple trees, properly tap a tree to collect its sugary sap and convert the sticky fluid into syrup using Irvine’s evaporator. You’ll even get a taste of this liquid gold as a reward for all the hard work! All ages (with adult). Pre-registration strongly suggested. Per family of 4: $10 members, $20 non-members. Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. MORE INFO

ESF Gilman Winter Family Fling + Open House
ESF Camps is excited to be hosting a day of fun for all of our family and friends! Stop by Gilman School Finney Arena on Sunday between 1:00 – 4:00 PM to enjoy games, food, music, bounce houses, and so much more! New to ESF? Come learn about what’s in store for Summer 2015. You will have the opportunity to meet our awesome team and learn about our variety of camp offerings for ages 3-15. MORE INFO