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Star-Spangled Spectacular – The BSO at Oregon Ridge

The BSO performers for the crowd during their annual Star-Spangled Spectacular.

Enjoy red, white, blue, and patriotic fun on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. Join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) for their annual holiday celebration, the Star-Spangled Spectacular, featuring Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Sousa's Stars and Stripes Forever and many more while watching a dazzling display of fireworks. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and delight in delicious eats from local food trucks, in partnership with “The Gathering.” Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or on the day of the performance at the gate.

Hampton National Historic Site Offers History Programs 

Photo of the front of the historic Hampton Mansion.

Experience what made vast plantations such as Hampton possible in the 1800s. The Hampton National Historic Site, located at 535 Hampton Lane in Towson, is presenting free programs and a floorcloth workshop for history buffs and the general public. Cost for the two-day floorcloth workshop, July 17 and 18, is $150 and includes all materials.

Summer Fun at Marshy Point Nature Center

County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two residents outside of the Marshy Point Nature Center.

Located on the shore of Dundee Creek, this waterfront nature center offers a variety of programs for visitors of all ages. Activities include audiovisual presentations by natural resource professionals and noted naturalists, Pre-K drop-ins, bird walks, canoeing, boat trips, night hikes, the Popsicle Plunge, and many family-friendly seasonal programs.

The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks along with the Marshy Point Nature Center Council manage the park and support the work of the Nature Center and the mission of environmental education. The park is located at 7130 Marshy Point Road in Middle River.

Kids and adults enjoying a canoeing trip on Dundee Creek, near Marshy Point Nature Center.

Upcoming Events

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Thoroughly Modern Millie

The winner of six TONY Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie was the 2002 season’s most awarded new show on Broadway!

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Jul

24

An Evening of Murder - Art of Murder and The Book of Murder

An Evening of Murder - Art of Murder and The Book of Murder

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Jul

28

Summer Art Camp at AVAM!

Summer Art Camp at the American Visionary Art Museum is a thrilling creative experience for young minds.

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Jul

28

Rock n' River Camp

Ultimate Watersports has collaborated with Earth Treks Climbing Centers to bring you a fresh new idea that is a guaranteed winner.

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Jul

29

Front Room: Sara VanDerBeek

This exhibition features the art of a Baltimore-born artist who has photographed the streets of Baltimore and Detroit and transformed artifacts reclaimed from urban environments into sculptural subjects in her photography studio.

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