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“Tis the season to be jolly!” So enjoy some great Christmas carols and concerts that will elevate your holiday spirit! – Roxana Bardan

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Baltimore Choral Arts Society

1316 Park Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 523-7070

This season, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society will enchant you with its Christmas carols’ concerts.  From “Christmas with Choral Arts,” to “Sing-Along Messiah” and the annual family favorite, “Christmas for Kids,” the Baltimore Choral Arts Society will make you enjoy unique holiday performances that will brighten your spirit all season long!

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The Music Center At Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane,
North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385

The Music Center at Strathmore, the second home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO), hosts great holiday concerts this season. The “Bowfire: Holiday Heart Strings” will enchant you with great virtuoso shows, ranging from Celtic, to Gypsy and Bluegrass performances. Enjoy “A Smooth Jazz Christmas,” Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” and many more. Check website for upcoming events and ticket information.

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Homestead Gardens

743 West Central Avenue,
Davidsonville, MD 21035
(410) 798-5000

The Holiday 2010 Schedule at the Homestead Gardens has a full range of events, workshops and concerts that will make for a fun family time. With regular visits from Santa, “Carols with Vocal Express” and “Singer Madrigals,” you’ll relive the Christmas experience.

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The Baltimore Basilica

409 Cathedral Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 727-3565

This winter, celebrate the Catholic Charities’ Christmas Festival at the Basilica, where you’ll enjoy an enchanting holiday concert. The concert will benefit Catholic Charities’ Child & Family Services, and it is complemented by a post-concert dessert reception. Check website for more.

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Maryland Historical Society

201 West Monument St.,
Baltimore, MD 21201-4674
(410) 685-3750

This December, the Maryland Historical Society prepares for the “Monument Lighting Open House,” when you can watch the lighting of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square. The event will come with caroling, cookies and hot cocoa.