Tickets & Events in Essex

Comedy Magic Show for Two or Four at Illusions Bar and Theater (47% Off)

Illusions Bar and Theater

Illusions Bar and Theater

Patrons can sip on fine spirits while taking in a show by escape artists and magicians

$30 $16

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Ikaros Restaurant

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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Standup for Two or Eight at Magooby's Joke House (Up to 63% Off)

Magooby's Joke House

Magooby's Joke House

Venue named Best Comedy Club by the Baltimore City Paper hosts veteran comedians such as Mitch Fatel and Steve Hofstetter

$40 $18

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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Visit for Two or Four on November 21–23 (Up to 47% Off)

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Three-day festival brings together 250+ artisans along with food, live music, and kids’ activities

$16 $9

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Princess Tea at Premier Centre for the Arts on November 1 or 2 (Up to 50% Off)

Princess Tea

Multiple Locations

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Princesses join little ones for tea time and snacks, and tell stories through song and dance

$26 $13

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"Little Women" at Everett Theatre, December 5–14 (Up to 50% Off)

"Little Women"

Everett Theatre

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Musical adapts Louisa May Alcott’s beloved tale of four sisters coming of age during the Civil War

$36 $18

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Movie for Two with Popcorn and Soda or a Two-Hour Video-Game Party at Westown Movies (Up to 50% Off)

Westown Movies

Middletown

Twelve screens show first-run blockbusters and indie hits; hook up your game console to the big screen during video-game parties

$37 $22

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Washington Capitals Game with T-Shirt at Verizon Center on October 16 or November 4 (Up to 38% Off)

Washington Capitals

Verizon Center

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The Capitals host the New Jersey Devils and the Calgary Flames in a pair of early-season showdowns

$64.85 $40

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Admission and Early Check-In for One for The DC Beerathon (36% Off). Two Options Available

The DC Beerathon

Multiple Locations

Check in an hour early to beat the crowds to 26 bars, each of which pours out one 12-ounce beer per participant

$85.39 $55

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MetroCooking DC: The Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show with Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri (Up to 48% Off)

MetroCooking DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Pick up tips, food, and kitchenware at festival anchored by celebrity chefs Bobby Flay and Guy Fieri, as well as 250+ exhibitors

$29 $15

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First-Class Admission to Drink the World International Beer Fest on November 14 or 15 (34% Off). Three Options.

Drink the World International Beer Fest

Washington

For four hours sample beers brewed in international countries from all corners of the world, more time compared to general admission tickets

$59 $39

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"Forgiving BUT NOT Forgetting" at Anacostia Theatre, December 5–6 (Up to 50% Off)

"Forgiving BUT NOT Forgetting"

Anacostia Theatre

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Family drama touches on the conflicts between a woman, her mother, and her fiance that surface during the holidays

$90.93 $46

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Show and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Twins Jazz (Up to 53% Off)

Twins Jazz

Twins Jazz

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Jazz lounge hosts virtuoso musicians such as vocalist Danielle Wertz & veteran pianist Larry Brown as patrons sip beer, wine & cocktails

$24 $13

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Kim Yates's passion for the macabre spawned from a 1973 ride through the Haunted Mansion at Disney World, after which the child collected props and crafted monsters for her parents' front porch. Over the next several decades, Kim channeled her energy into drumming for a Baltimore metal band and building a sprawling Halloween attraction in her front yard and then watching it blossom into a full-scale haunted house in 1994. Despite various relocations, her indoor haunt has been growing ever since.

Featured in the Baltimore Sun, Kim?s Krypt sets Charm City teeth chattering with 25- to 30-minute adventures teeming with unexpected spooks and surprises in a show that adds new scenes annually. A terror-ridden tradition for more than 21 years, the indoor haunt invites brave patrons to test their nerve against killer clowns soliciting screams, zombies seeking fresh flesh, and blood-spattered apparitions recklessly searching for change for a $20 bill. Staffers fortify patrons for their harrowing journey with a range of concession fare as they converse at the covered waiting area after receiving their first shock of the night in the form of free parking. A force of uniformed and plainclothes police officers patrol the building to ensure visitors scare in safety.

431 Eastern Blvd.
Essex,
MD
US

Named Best Comedy Club by the Baltimore City Paper and blueprinted as a comedy club from day one, Magooby's newly built stadium of standup attracts a high-profile flock of TV-tested jokesters to its 240-foot stage and state-of-the-art sound system. The fully stocked bar lines up a joke-themed stable of specialty drinks, such as the Blind Pirate, with bourbon and coconut rum, or the Bearded Ballerina, with bourbon and Bacardi limon. The menu fuels laughing fits and juggling one-upmanship with burgers, chicken tenders, and a caesar salad.

9306 Harford Rd
Baltimore,
MD
US

Repeatedly deemed Best Rock Club and once voted Best Drunken Hookup Bar by City Paper readers, Ottobar hosts an ongoing calendar of local and touring bands, DJs, and comedians. With bars on both floors of the two-story venue, guests can sip on mixed drinks and beers while listening to live music or pumping quarters into an award-winning jukebox. The venue also hosts special nights including spelling bees and underground dance parties, wherein guests shake their hips to the sound of shoveling.

2549 N Howard St
Baltimore,
MD
US

Eastpoint 10 Cinemas showcases the latest Hollywood blockbusters on screens that face sloped or stadium-style seating. Digital and 3-D projectors entertain audiences with high-resolution images that virtually pop out of the screen, making viewers feel like a part of the film without having to actually fight off bloodthirsty aliens, wicked witches, or Gerard Depardieu. The theater occasionally pairs screenings with special tie-in events, such as karate demonstrations to go along with martial-arts flicks.

7938 Eastern Ave
Baltimore,
MD
US

"So You Think You Can Sing Opera" gives amateur aria-artists an opportunity to spread their lungs and take flight in front of a live audience. These open auditions for future productions by the Baltimore Concert Opera showcase the area's untapped operatic ability, with performers (hopefully) soaring their way through seminal pieces from the operatic canon—think American Idol, except with fewer power ballads and more Puccini. Dress code for the event is business casual, so dust off your opera glasses and opera Foam-Dome and enjoy an evening of high notes and high pressure with today's Groupon.

11 W Mount Vernon Pl
Baltimore,
MD
US

Strand Theater Company presents original, evocative plays with an emphasis on providing women opportunities for roles as actors, directors, playwrights, and set designers. Strand's upcoming 2010–11 season kicks off with the critically acclaimed The Glory of Living (October 7–23), which relates Rebecca Gilman's visceral and complex story of a 16-year-old girl married to an ex-convict twice her age. When the holiday season arrives and families start glazing their mistletoe with a mixture of eggnog and ham essence, you can get in the spirit with A Peppermint Patty Christmas (December 2–18), which portrays a character vowing to speak the truth when she heads home for the holidays. A dramatic adaptation of Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking (February 3–19) is a compelling one-woman play, written after the loss of Didion's husband and daughter. The season wraps up with the socially minded One Flea Spare (April 21–May 7), Naomi Wallace's sharp play based in seventeenth-century England and called "one of the finest works of dramatic literature" by playwright Tony Kushner.

1823 N Charles St
Baltimore,
MD
US