The markets are starting to wind down, while the celebrations ramp up. On the weekend before Xmas, there’s plenty of chances to party in bars and on the streets. And take a moment to give back.
Holidays are fast approaching, but there’s still some room to indulge amid the bustle. This weekend brings gatherings and music alongside a healthy helping of markets. Plus, a pair of notable local shops celebrate one year.
This weekend brings an equal mix of festive celebrations to welcome the season, and markets that let you acquire local goods without a visit to the mall. Plus, check out parades on the water at the Inner Harbor and land in Hampden.
The holiday season arrives in Baltimore this weekend, with ceremonies like the lighting of Hampden’s Miracle on 34th Street and markets at AVAM and Zion Church. Plus, check out independent local shops and makers for Small Business Saturday and, new this year, Small Brewery Sunday. Here’s the rundown:
It’s the last palate cleanser before Thanksgiving, so take some time to indulge. This weekend, celebrate the new–an art exhibit, a theater season and a bookstore–while reflecting on all that a corner bar has given. Here’s the menu:
While we’re starting to see some holiday happenings pop up, this remains one last chance to breathe before the big rush. Dress up as an animal and run around the zoo, attend a gala or just dance to the music of the Talking Heads. It’s all on the menu this weekend. Here’s the full lineup:
With an extra hour of sleep under our belts, it’s time to enjoy the fall air this weekend. Festivals celebrate the homes of Highlandtown, the wings of Fells Point and the harvest. Plus, Brilliant Baltimore continues, bringing a special chance to dance in an underpass.
Once Halloween is in the books, the city is lit. Light City and the Baltimore Book Festival combine to form Brilliant Baltimore this weekend. Plus, take in a few more spooky conventions, costume parties and the Day of the Dead.
The spooky season is heading into high gear, and that means plenty of chances to put on a costume and head out on the town. The Great Halloween Lantern Parade celebrates its 20th year in Patterson Park, while Fright Night brings a new zombie island to Port Covington. Elsewhere, the BMA hosts Art and Justice Day, and we here at Baltimore Fishbowl celebrate our first Baltimost awards.
While the temperatures are starting to drop, making October finally feel like fall, it’s still worth getting outside to cheer on runners of the human (Baltimore Running Festival) or equine (Jim McKay Maryland Million Day) variety.
Plus, Baltimore Comic-Con arrives for its 20th edition, and there are great concerts from Romantic States, In This Moment, Mudhoney, Eddie Henderson and others. Here’s the lineup.