Step OUT during the Thanksgiving holiday
At some point during the Thanksgiving holiday, you may tire of scouring the 'net for leftover turkey recipes and sparring with your more cantankerous relatives.
So what's an adventurous, poultry-and-conflict averse Baltimorean to do?
Well for starters, you could hit the slot machines and blackjack tables at Maryland Live Casino
. Two of the casino's restaurants — the Prime Rib and Live Buffet — are also serving Thanksgiving dinner. (For a complete list of restaurants open Thanksgiving day, check out this list in Baltimore magazine
New Orleans comes to Mount Vernon, with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band
. The legendary jazz troupe is playing three nights, Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
. Tickets cost between $34 to $70. Alternatively, you can listen to four trumpeters play on Nov. 30 at Jazz at the Grand
. Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Art lovers can check out the new exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
. "The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard & Shirley Kinsey - Where Art & History Intersect" features art chronicling more than 400 years of African American history and culture, from the 1600s to the present. It includes an early copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and rare works from early 19th century artists.