All Weekend Long:
- Symphony of Lights, Symphony Woods 6-10 p.m.
- The Polar Express 4D Experience, National Aquarium in Baltimore, check website for showtimes
- A Peppermint Patty Christmas, The Strand Theatre, check website for showtimes (through Saturday)
- The BSO Holiday Spectacular, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, check website for showtimes
- Kenilworth Holiday Train Garden, The Shops at Kenilworth, during mall hours
- Houseboat; Dead Mechanical; Junkpile, Charm City Art Space 7 p.m.
- A John Waters Christmas, The Birchmere 7:30 p.m.
- Trixie and Monkey's Holiday Spectac-u-thon, Creative Alliance at the Patterson 7 and 10 p.m. (also Saturday)
- Hack and Slash Christmas Special, Chesapeake Arts Center 8 p.m. (also Saturday and Sunday)
- Eddie Spaghetti of the Supersuckers, upstairs at the Ottobar 7:30 p.m.
- The Wu-Tang Clan, Sonar 8 p.m.