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MPT Events of Note:

April 20-27 -- Chesapeake Bay Week. MPT and stations in the bay watershed region and beyond join together to celebrate the Chesapeake Bay's bounty and raise awareness and volunteer hours to improve its health. Info:

Saturday, May 3-- MPT's Best of Doo Wop 2014 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. Tickets will be mailed to donors the week of April 7. Seats still available through

Tuesday, May 6, 8pm -- Peter and the Starcatcher at the Franz Merrick Performing Arts Center at the Hippodrome in Baltimore. Tickets:

Wednesday, May 7, 7pm -- Coming Back with Wes Moore preview screening, discussion and reception at the Walters Art Museum. Wes Moore discusses the realities that soldiers face as they return home from service. Info:

March 25 - June 7 -- Henry IV Part 1 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. A young prince must decide between tavern roughhousing and the burden of his father's legacy, in the coming-of-age story of heroism, corruption and war. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn directs the masterful Stacy Keach (King Lear, Macbeth) who plays Shakespeare's beloved character, Falstaff. Playing in repertory with Henry IV Part 2 (April 1 - June 8). Tickets:

Saturday, September 27 -- 2nd annual MPT MotorWeek CARnival, sponsored by Mr. Tire, at Lilypons Water Gardens near Frederick. See images and winners from the 1st annual 2013 CARnival here:

Friday, November 28, 8pm -- Joe Bonamassa. The legendary guitarist performs at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. Tickets:

Also of Interest: 

Friday, April 25, 8pm -- Diane Rehm, NPR host, speaks at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick. Tickets:

April 25-27 & May 2-3 -- Day Out with Thomas & Friends at B & O Railroad Museum. All aboard for Thomas' Thrill of the Ride Tour at  901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore. Thomas & Friends airs on MPT weekdays at 12:30pm and Sundays at 6:30am. Tickets:

Monday, May 19, 7:30pm -- STRAIGHT NO CHASER: The Under The Influence Tour at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown, MD. Tickets:

Tuesday, May 27, 7pm -- Celtic Woman at the Franz Merrick Performing Arts Center at the Hippodrome. Tickets:

Friday, May 30, 8pm -- Under the Streetlamp performs with Gentleman's Rule for their Let the Good Times Roll tour at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA. Tickets:

Saturday, August 16 -- Antiques Roadshow in Charleston, West Virginia. Participate in this event and have your antiques evaluated. Tickets:

Through September 1 -- The Art of Sesame Street: From Pictures to Pages at Port Discovery in Baltimore. Explore this new art exhibition that highlights more than 40 years of illustrations that depict the characters you know and love from Sesame Street. Plus, enjoy special story times, a puppet play area and themed craft activities. Tickets:

Through January 4, 2015 -- Costumes of Downton Abbey at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. See 40 historically inspired costumes from the public TV series on display, supplemented by photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur in Delaware. Info:

Tuesday - Sunday at noon -- One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure at the Maryland Science Center Davis Planetarium in Baltimore.  Info and to confirm times:


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Rock Out. Help Out.
APRIL 27 at 6pm
Volunteer to help the bay
Day Out with Thomas
B&O Railroad Museum
April 25-27 & May 2-3

Preview Screening
with Wes Moore
Coming Back with Wes Moore

MAY 7 at the WALTERS

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