This Saturday, stop by the Creative Alliance on Eastern Avenue to enjoy the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival! This all-day free event will feature art, live music, traditional Maryland foods and crafts, and much more. Just check out what the CA has to say about it!:
MD-based performers include Baltimore's preeminent young jazz artist Lafayette Gilchrist & The New Volcanoes, Baltimore-based & legendary doo-wop band The Swallows; bluegrass band The Carroll County Ramblers; Sam Ouen-Tes & Cambodian Buddhist Ensemble w/ Khmer classical musicians and dancers; Marimba Linda Xelaju of Guatemala; and Native American dance troupe Uhwachi-Reh returns! Workshops, crafts for sale, and demos galore! Mexican yarn painting, Ukrainian egg decorating, Baltimore screen painting, duck decoy carving & much more. A blacksmith will have his forge fired up in front of The Patterson! To eat, have a taste of Smith Island 7-Layer Cake, tons of wonderful, distinctive Maryland food, and locally brewed beer served! Se habla español. FREE parking & shuttles. 11am-7pm, rain or shine. FREE!
Photo courtesy Creative Alliance/Edwin Remsberg.