Saturday

Weekend Guide

December 24, 2009

THE CHRISTMAS STORY: The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., might be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but there's still plenty of time to reflect on the meaning of the holiday. "The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts" includes medieval illustrations based on the events of the Christmas story as recounted in the New Testament. This exhibit runs through Feb. 28. Admission is free. Call 410-547-9000 or go to thewalters.org.

DANIELIA COTTON: This rock-and-roller influenced by the likes of Tina Turner, AC/DC and Joe Cocker comes to Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St. in Annapolis, at 8 p.m. Kat Parsons also performs. Tickets are $20. Go to tickets.ramsheadonstage.com.

4TH ANNUAL ODDBALL HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA: Stephen Blickenstaff holds a monster art show and book release party at Yellow Springs Lion's Club, 8829 Yellow Springs Road in Frederick, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The artist will be on hand to sign copies of "The Art of Stephen Blickenstaff." Comically gruesome paintings, drawings, prints, T-shirts, stickers, magnets and other items will be for sale. Call 301-606-7630 or go to stephenblickenstaff.com.

THE PAUL GREEN SCHOOL OF ROCK ALL-STARS: Everyone's favorite young rockers perform an all-ages post-holiday show at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Next door at Talking Head Club, the 4th Annual Cytoplastik Holiday Battles takes place with The Megadrives, Comeback Ranch, Glass Knife and others at 8 p.m. Tickets for the battle are $5. Go to sonarbaltimore.com

CYRUS CHESTNUT: An die Musik, 409 N. Charles St., presents its final concert of the year, starring Baltimoreans jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut and Warren Wolf on vibraphone. Chestnut and the Warren Wolf Quartet team up for two shows at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 410-385-2638 or go to andiemusiklive.com.

EGG DROP PRICE DROP: Which came first: the hands-on activity or the egg? The Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St., offers one last chance this winter to construct a delivery device to safely transport an egg from the museum's third floor to the atrium floor. Arrive between 10 a.m. and noon to receive $5 off general admission and your egg, then whip up your contraption and watch the yolks fly. Go to mdsci.org.

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