Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore, November 20-22

Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore - November 20-22

Holiday fun around town is kicking off this weekend… plus virtually meet Magic Tree House author Mary Pope Osborne, cheer the Ravens on from your car at Canton Waterfront Park, make Lego turkeys at Snapology, and more! Check out our round-up of virtual and in-person weekend fun for families in Baltimore!

Join us on Saturday for our Virtual Rockin’ Morning inspired by the beloved Pete the Cat books! We can’t wait for this  groovy morning with the team at Friends School of Baltimore! We’ll be making music, rockin’ in our jammies, creating art, and more. Register in advance to pick-up your Play Date Kit on Friday afternoon at Friends School.

Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore, November 20-22

Rockin' Morning

VIRTUAL PLAY DATE! Rockin’ Morning Inspired by Pete the Cat!
Saturday, November 21 | 10 AM – 11 AM
Hosted by (cool) progeny and Friends School of Baltimore

Get ready for a groovy morning with the team at Friends School of Baltimore! Join (cool) progeny for a virtual playdate inspired by the beloved Pete the Cat books. We’ll be making music, rockin’ in our jammies, creating art, and more. We’re thrilled to have magician Adam Stone back as our event host, too! A $5 Family Pass includes a playdate kit from Friends School and interactive Zoom spot. Register in advance. Play Date Kits can be picked up on Friday, November 20 from 1 PM – 4 PM at Friends School of Baltimore. MORE

Zoo Lights at The Maryland Zoo
Starts Friday, November 20
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

A brilliant seasonal spectacle is coming to the Zoo — and it starts this weekend! Drive or walk through a festival of lights shaped like wildlife and your face might just light up too. Plus, get that warm glowing feeling inside knowing you are supporting the Zoo’s animal care and conservation work. Advanced reservations are required and Zoo Members save on all ticket types. Drive-Thru Wednesday and Thursdays from 5 PM – 7 PM or Fridays and Sundays from 5 PM – 9 PM. Walk-Thru on Saturdays from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM. MORE

Winter Village at The Four Seasons Hotel
Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22 | 10:30 AM – 9 PM
Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

The Winter Village at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore opens on Friday, November 20th! The Hotel’s exclusive fifth floor terrace will transform back into a 1,800 square foot “Winter Village” featuring a synthetic skating rink boasting expansive views of the harbor. The outdoor rooftop experience will be filled with holiday sights, private cabanas with fire pit for rent, and festive holiday decor and lively music. Guests can also warm up with holiday food and beverage favorites, including rich, decadent European-style hot chocolate topped with house-made flavored marshmallows, hot apple cider, handcrafted cocktails, sweet and savory crepes station, and so much more. Prepaid reservation required. MORE

VIRTUAL | Random House Children’s Books Author Visit: Mary Pope Osborne
Friday, November 20 | 3:30 PM and 6:30 PM
Hosted by Story Pirates

Mary Pope Osborne stops by the All 8 Unicorns After School class to talk about her bestselling Magic Tree House book series! Anyone can register for this special author event presented by Random House Children’s Books, you do not need to be enrolled in Story Pirates After School to attend. MORE

Holiday Festival of Trains: First Tree Lighting Ceremony and Evening Train Ride
Friday, November 20 | 6 PM – 8 PM
B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O kicks off the holiday season with an evening full of family-friendly festivities! Join the museum as they light the beautiful 35-foot Christmas tree, tour through Santa’s Winter Village shops and model train layouts, enjoy a visit from Santa and Frosty the Snowman, and delight in delicious cookies with spiced cider or spiked cider for the grown-ups. The train ride includes child-size light-up reindeer antlers to wear on the Reindeer Railway to help light the way for Santa! MORE

VIRTUAL | This is a Test Virtual Performances!
Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21 | 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hosted by Mercy High School

Join Mercy High School for their Virtual Performances of “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg. Their Footlighters have spent the last few weeks learning techniques related to acting for the camera, and cannot wait for you to enjoy the show! Tune in with popcorn for family fun taking you back to your high school days! Performances will be shown via Zoom. Although admission is free, pre-registration is required. They can’t wait to “see” you there! MORE

Free Family MakerSpace Workshop: Pinecone Turkeys
Saturday, November 21 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Chesapeake Arts Center

Chesapeake Arts Center’s popular Free Family MakerSpace Workshops are back this fall with even more opportunities to get creative as a family. This week they are making whimsical Pinecone Turkeys, perfect for fun Thanksgiving decoration. This workshop will be held in the new CAC Steam Lab. All ages are welcome, but caregivers must be present. Pre-registration through the CAC website is required and space is limited. Participants must wear masks, practice social-distancing and follow our C.A.R.E.S. safety protocol. MORE

Picnic on the Promenade
Saturday, November 21 | 10:00 AM – 4 PM
Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

Come out to a family friendly event at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum. Enjoy a free museum scavenger tour, carving demonstrations, a promenade exploration, and an opportunity to meet local Boy Scouts Troops. Bring a picnic lunch or have lunch on the town. Register for a time slot in advance. MORE

Make & Take: Thanksgiving Theme
Saturday, November 21 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Snapology Discovery Center

Join Snapology for a fun and engaging LEGO building experience. Your child will build their own LEGO turkey!! ***If you would like to enroll in both Make & Take and STEM Club ($45 total), please email [email protected] for a discount code*** MORE

Bits and Bobs Harvest Market
Saturday, November 21 | 12 PM – 4 PM
B. C. Brewery

Shop more than 50 small businesses, vendors and artisans at the Bits and Bobs Harvest Market on Saturday. November 21! Outdoor, fresh-air marketplace! Masks and social distancing will be enforced. MORE

Animals in Autumn
Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 | 1 PM – 3 PM
Oregon Ridge Nature Center

What do animals at Oregon Ridge do in Autumn to get ready for winter? Hibernate? Migrate? Join them as they get up close with some of our resident animals then go out on an exploration in the park to see what animals are doing this time of year. Advance registration required. MORE

Drive-in Movie featuring The Grinch
Saturday, November 21 | 5 PM
Annapolis Towne Center

Get the entire family into the holiday spirit with a special viewing of The Grinch at Annapolis Towne Centre’s drive-in movie lot. A $50 ticket provides your vehicle entry to the movie, a complimentary popcorn bucket, and a live stream of their annual Tree Lighting prior to the show. Plus, a visit from Santa himself. Space is limited. MORE

Pop Art Painting
Sunday, November 22 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Social Studio

What positive power word are you using to get you through and maintain your good vibes? Paint it Pop Art style at this week’s Weekend Workshop as part of Social Studio’s Voices & Choices series! Masks a must. No more than eight students. Advanced registration required. MORE

VIRTUAL | Virtual Girl Scout Day at the International Spy Museum
Sunday, November 22 | 11 AM – 2 PM
International Spy Museum

Do you have what it takes to be a spy? Find out at Virtual Girl Scout Day with the International Spy Museum! Your spy smarts and street savvy will be put to the test in Spy School workshops where you will learn the tricks of the trade. Scouts will also challenge themselves in hands-on workshops and meet special guests who will share their knowledge about the shadow world of spying. MORE

Ravens Drive-In Watch Party
Sunday, November 22 | 11:30 AM – 3 PM
Canton Waterfront Park

Football season is here! Baltimore Rec and Parks is bringing Ravens fans to Caton Waterfront Park to enjoy live games for free from the safety of their vehicle or a social distance circle (for up to six people in a household). The games begin at 1PM. Fans are welcome to join us starting at 11:30AM to watch the pre-show. This event is #free and family-friendly. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Go to bit.ly/ravenswatchparty to sign up today. Walk-ups will be permitted on the day of the event depending on availability. MORE


DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns or the food preferences of toddlers… even before the times of COVID). Please check the specific event website for time changes, rain dates, COVID policies, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.

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Heather is editor-in-chief of (cool) progeny. When not scouting the best in everything kid and family, you'll probably find her running The Weisse Group or adventuring around town with her kids and husband Patrick. Can be won over with a good glass of wine or something homemade. Addicted to Pinterest. A two-cups-of-coffee-a-day kinda gal. Only pretends to know what she's doing with her SLR, even though she's got a fantastic lens on it.Thankful it does most of the work for her. Navigating the world of special needs parenting. Trying to pay it forward one day at a time. #littlelionchallenge

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