The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
and cellist Sol Gabetta will be lead by Mario Venzago in Elgar's Cello Concerto, 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Tickets range from $28-90 and are available through the BSO Ticket Office at 410-783-8000 or BSOmusic.org.
The B&O Railroad Museum
, 901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore is hosting a "Holiday Festival of Trains & Toys" starting 10:30 a.m. Nov. 23 with the arrival of Civil War Santa and Mrs. Claus on America's oldest operating Civil War steam engine. The event lasts until Dec. 31.
Visitors who bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots will receive 50% off admission. The museum is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. The museum is closed Christmas Eve and Day and New Year's Day. Admission is $16 for adults and $14 for seniors.