Ge­orge Pe­abody Li­brary

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With 300,000 books and strik­ing ar­chi­tec­ture—five tiers of or­nate cast-iron bal­conies that rise to a lu­mi­nous sky­light—this lit­er­ary trea­sure trove (page 22) is al­ways worth a visit. One more rea­son to go? Through Feb. 5, “The Enig­matic Edgar A. Poe in Bal­ti­more & Be­yond” dis­plays rare ar­ti­facts from what may be the world’s finest col­lec­tion re­lated to the famed scribe. Think por­traits, first edi­tions and “The Raven” in Poe’s own hand­writ­ing. Mir­a­cle on 34th St. 5 RAVENS VS. DOL­PHINS > DEC. 4 Named for the fa­mous poem by one-time lo­cal Edgar Al­lan Poe, the city’s NFL team takes the field at M&T Bank Sta­dium against Mi­ami. From $69. 1 p.m. 1101 Rus­sell St., bal­ti­more ravens.com 6 BEETHOVEN’S SYM­PHONY NO. 7 > JAN. 14 At Joseph Mey­er­hoff Sym­phony Hall, Maes­tra Marin Al­sop gives the back­story of this de­light­ful mas­ter­work, then leads a per­for­mance by the Bal­ti­more Sym­phony Orches­tra. $33-$99. 7 p.m. 1212 Cathe­dral St., bso­mu­sic.org

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