Nightlife in Maryland City

International Arts and Jerk Festival – Up to 55% Off

International Arts and Jerk Festival

The Baysox Stadium

$40 $18

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Celebration of Caribbean culture and cuisine with jerk delicacies, reggae and steel bands, and wine samplings

"Behind Closed Doors" – Up to 62% Off Biblical Play

"Behind Closed Doors"

Evangel Cathedral

$65 $25

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Dramatic play tells the Biblical story of King David and his rebellious son, Absalom

Jesse McCartney – Up to 52% Off

Jesse McCartney

The Fillmore Silver Spring

$33 $16

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Singer, songwriter, and actor shares soulful pop hits in support of his latest album, In Technicolor

MattyB – Up to 53% Off Pop Concert

MattyB

The Fillmore Silver Spring

$32 $15

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Internet rap sensation, who happens to be 11 years old, floors audiences with G-rated swagger and age-defying skills

Up to 52% Off Wine Tasting at The Winery at Olney

The Winery at Olney

Olney

$37 $18

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Sample five locally vinted wines and take home stemless wineglasses

Up to 58% Off Pub Food at Severna Park Taphouse

Severna Park Taphouse

Severna Park

$48 $22

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Draft brews from Goose Island and Lagunitas pair with burgers in family-friendly spot

53% Off at Midnight Kings Hookah Lounge

Midnight Kings Hookah Lounge

Downtown

$36 $17

Hookah sessions include charcoals, specialty flavors, and non-alcoholic drinks

47% Off Comedy Magic Show

Illusions Bar and Theater

Illusions Bar and Theater

$30 $16

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

Up to 53% Off Hookah Night at Zeeba Lounge

Zeeba Lounge

Federal Hill - Montgomery

$35 $17

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Fragrant hookah tobaccos infused with watermelon, apple, or mint; opulent lounge with plush sofas

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Ikaros Restaurant

$60 $29

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

Up to 38% Off Up to 12 Bottles of Wine at Gitan Baltimore

Gitan Baltimore

Canton

$36 $24

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Sommeliers imbue enophiles with knowledge and hard-to-find wines within a chef-helmed eatery

Up to 59% Off Cookware and Barware

Top Shelf Living

Online Deal

$30 $15

Earthen kitchen products, such as soapstone drink coasters, pizza stones, whiskey rocks, and metal wine drops

Drink the District Beer Fest – Up to 40% Off Beer Tasting Event

Drink the District Beer Fest

The Block

$50 $30

Afternoon or evening of unlimited tastings of 50+ beers, plus live entertainment and games

Miss Black USA Pageant – Up to 52% Off

Miss Black USA Pageant

University of the District of Columbia, Performing Arts Theatre

$41.99 $20

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Annual pageant celebrates social advocacy in the black community, and develops leadership skills while awarding a scholarship to the winner

Twins Jazz – Up to 53% Off Show

Twins Jazz

Twins Jazz

$24 $13

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

Up to 50% Off Casino Transportation via Party Bus

Party Geek Transport

Tacoma Metro Station

$99 $50

A party bus safely transports passengers from DC to the Maryland Live! Casino in Arundel Mills mall and delivers them back to the city later

Up to 57% Off Wine or Whiskey Tasting

Custom Wine Tasting

Brentwood - Langdon

$699.99 $299

Skilled wine and whiskey experts bring their best bottles to customers' homes, providing tastings as well as cheese or chocolate pairings

Up to 55% Off VIP Bottle Service at Mova Lounge DC

Mova Lounge DC

Logan Circle - Shaw

$30 $15

Hand-crafted drinks made with popular liquors are served to VIPs in an upscale lounge with live DJs

50% Off Speed Dating

Professionals in the City

On Location

$30 $15

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Singles seeking connections attend small or large events at DC hot spots; online system links mutual crushes afterward

Up to 50% Off Lunch or Dinner at Sign of the Whale

Sign of the Whale

Dupont Circle

$30 $15

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Inventive pub food, from eggrolls filled with jerk chicken to burgers dipped in marinara sauce, served in a legendary bar amid 16 TVs

Cafe Citron – Up to 50% Latin Food or Rum Tasting

Cafe Citron

Dupont Circle

$35 $19

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Bolivian chicken stew and Peruvian beef explore the flavors of Latin America; four premium rums include Bacardi and Pampero

Up to 57% Off a Master Gourmet Wine Seminar

Little Washington Winery

Washington

$80 $39

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Winery with top rankings in Virginia Wine Lover uses seminars to educate attendees on specific wine-related topics

Up to 47% Off Ivan Amodei Magic Show

Ivan Amodei

The Historic Mayflower Hotel

$85 $45

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An award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

Up to 50% Off Standup Comedy

Shvendy's Comedy Club at Chief Ike’s Mambo Room

Chief Ike's Mambo Room

$20 $10

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New York comedian performs with fellow standups in a monthly D.C. performance

Billy Currington and Jerrod Niemann – Up to 25% Off Concert

A Night at the Park feat. Billy Currington and Jerrod Niemann

Nationals Park

$178.90 $135

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Stars behind hits such as "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer" and "Lover, Lover" fill the ballpark with country tunes during charity event

Kyle Grooms & Calise Hawkins – Up to 52% Off Standup

Kyle Grooms and Calise Hawkins

Look Lounge

$25 $12

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Kyle Grooms, seen on his own Comedy Central special, draws laughs with Calise Hawkins, seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Anna Vissi Live – Up to 56% Off Pop Concert

Anna Vissi Live

Echostage

$110.20 $49

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Iconic Greek singer shares highlights from a repertoire that includes pop tunes, dance numbers, and powerhouse ballads

59% Off Wine at Crush Kitchen and Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

Crush Kitchen & Winehouse and Slate Wine Bar + Bistro

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

Themed evenings invite guests to sample six different wines, with accompanying cheese and charcuterie

Up to 59% Off Standup-Comedy Show

The Comedy Zone DC 2012

Windows Over Washington at the DoubleTree

$120 $49

Nationally touring comedians lob jokes over meals, drinks, and panoramic city views

Up to 50% Off Standup-Comedy Show

Big In Laughs Entertainment Presents: Antoine Scott, Lonnie Davis, and CJ Burney

Sully's Comedy Cellar at the Bowman

$30 $15

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Antoine Scott from Showtime at the Apollo headlines an evening of top local comedy with Lonnie Davis and CJ Burney

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The enthusiastic instructors at That's Dancing Ballroom & Dancesport Center guide students of all levels through an eclectic schedule of group and private classes. Fledgling hoofers shimmy to hip-shaking rhythms during the beginner rumba class, and the intro and advanced waltz classes beckon both novice and veteran dancers to glide across the ballroom floors while holding tightly to partners or imaginary friends. Build skills in the intermediate fox trot class or undulate midsections during belly-dancing sessions. Teachers dole out one-on-one instruction during half-hour private lessons, helping dancers to conquer difficult steps or instilling the ability to simultaneously dance the charleston while preparing a five-course meal at home.

8610 Washington Blvd
Jessup,
MD
US

If you're all dressed up in chainmail with no place to go, today's deal is an excuse to wear grandma's mail hood and mittens out of the house. Today's Groupon to Medieval Times gets you a sensuous four-course feast and live show, featuring horse-mounted combat, falconry, and mace-wielding professionals, for $39, a $64.75 value for adults, including tax. Call Medieval Times to schedule your outing soon, as this Groupon expires on January 31, 2010, the centennial of the Blue Knight's battle against Chaucer's time-travelling sword. An expansive stone castle bedecked in flags awaits you in Shaumburg, where you can satisfy your New Year's resolution to spend more time with the other family you've secretly been keeping in Shaumburg.

7000 Arundel Mills Cir
Hanover,
MD
US

Since 1933, servers and entertainers at Blob's Park have led crowds in authentic bouts of stein hoisting and singing over platters of delicious German cuisine. A hefty beer list stocks gatherings with a frothy selection of delicious libations, with familiar, neighborly domestics, such as a Yuengling lager, or exotic German imports, such as the Augustiner Edelstoff. Authentic German entrees sneak up and bear hug taste buds with savory servings of Nurnberger weisswurst and sauerkraut or schweinschnitzel, a dish of breaded pork loin with cranberry and tomato salad. In addition to dishing out sudsy brews and appetizing meals, Blob's Park treats lederhosen-laden guests to musical acts such as the folksy accordion waltzes of Leon Umberger & The Rheinlanders or the energetic shows of The Hubcaps, which celebrate the sounds of roots rock as well as Aerosmith's little-known back catalog of polka hits.

8024 Max Blobs Park Rd
Jessup,
MD
US

The graceful ease with which a good bartender mixes drinks masks the difficulty of the job, one that requires knowledge and dexterity—not to mention charisma. The seasoned barkeeps at Bartender of America, a TIPS-certified school, know what it takes to be a good bartender and lead their students through deliberate exercises inside a fully simulated tavern environment. Amid ambient sounds and music, novice bartenders dole out maraschino cherries and shake martinis while refining their conversational skills and learning how to identify underage kids by their mustaches. Fully committed students can opt for the entire Bar 101 curriculum, attaining a bartending license and valuable tricks for managing their resume and acing job interviews, while abbreviated classes offer insight into the fundamentals of the trade.

9651 Baltimore Ave
College Park,
MD
US

Inspired by early 20th century chili parlors, Hard Times Cafe aims to preserve the tradition of delectable, hearty fare served in a friendly, lively community eatery. Elevate taste buds to new heights with an order of legendary grilled wings in one of five flavors, including original Texas, chili-lime, honey-barbecue, and eternity ($8.99 per order). Hard Times Cafe serves four distinct varieties of chili. The authentic chili mac is served over spaghetti with your choice of accouterments ($7.49–$8.89). Burgers, sliders, and chili dogs are easily transportable by hand or hovercraft, and savory steaks and other suppertime favorites provide more refined nourishment options. To reward you for your literary prowess, every Groupon reader who texts HTCGRP to 59925 gets an additional coupon good for one order of bar nachos. Combine this offer with a Groupon, or save it for a subsequent visit.

4738 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park,
MD
US

Light from 16 big-screen TVs flickers from the walls at Big Play Sports Grill, meaning diners can catch their favorite team from almost any seat in the house. The grill's menu embraces the sports theme by offering hearty portions with playful, sports-related names. Guests can step up to the plate for some slow-roasted triple double smoked ribs, hole-in-one tilapia, or a hat trick half-roasted chicken flavored with a robust blend of 12 spices as opposed to ice shavings carved by minor-league hockey players. Lighter, more snackable options run the gamut from Mississippi catfish po'boy sandwiches and grass-fed burgers to boneless wings and crab cake sliders.

7313 Baltimore Ave
College Park,
MD
US