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Weekend Events Calendar: Baltimore Boat Show, Lunar New Year Celebration, Black and White Party

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Image via the Walters Art Museum’s Facebook page.

It’s cold, but Baltimore is full of warmth this weekend. The Baltimore Boat Show offers a chance to think about summer, or a celebration of the Year of the Rat provides community at the Walters Art Museum. Plus, art openings abound. Here’s the lineup:

Celebrate Groundhog Day with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation at a Party & Fundraiser

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Join Us at the Baltimore Food Hub on Saturday, February 1 to celebrate Groundhog Day with the Baltimore Architecture Foundation – A One-Of-A-Kind Party and Fundraiser in a Building Typically Not Open to the Public.

This is the BAF’s biggest party of the year. Begin the night with a cocktail reception and open bar, or come later when the party kicks off with dancing and music. Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Purchase your tickets today and find out!

Weekend Events Calendar: MLK Day, Poe’s Birthday, Lexington Market celebration and more

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The 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

This weekend brings a chance to honor Baltimore history, with celebrations of Lexington Market and Edgar Allan Poe. Plus, there’s plenty of dancing at a b-boy/b-girl battle and the 10th Anniversary of 4 Hours of Funk. On Monday, honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade, museum events and service.

Enjoy Winter Restaurant Week In Harbor East – Running through 1/19

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Shake off those winter blues and make a date (or two) in Harbor East for the Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week. Baltimore Restaurant Week runs January 10 – 19, featuring specially priced 2-course lunches and brunches ($15, $20) and 3-course dinners ($25, $35, $45) at participating restaurants. Reserve your table in Harbor East and take advantage of the most delicious week of winter.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Through JVC’s Day of Service

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“Our ultimate end must be the creation of the beloved community”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Join Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC) and the wider community and help move forward Dr. King’s vision of a Beloved Community on this national day of service. Volunteers from across Baltimore will engage in hands-on volunteer projects and inspiring educational opportunities that will impact our beloved community not just on this holiday, but year-round.

Volunteer at this signature community event or at sites throughout Baltimore including soup kitchens, shelters, senior facilities and beautification projects.

Volunteer projects are open for all ages and abilities. Come on your own or with your family and friends! Together, let’s transform Dr. King’s life and teachings into community action.

Learn more and register today!

MLK Day Celebration at The Lewis

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Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King at the Lewis Museum on Monday, January 20. Open from 11am – 4pm, the day will include presentations and discussions, a story hour and mural art project and a beautiful selection from the Baltimore City College Choir. Tickets are $5. To purchase, click here.

Weekend Events Calendar: Harbor Point Ice Festival, Ravens Playoff Game Watch Parties, PopGrass Fest and more

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Harbor Point Ice Festival is sliding in. (Photo via Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore/Facebook)

Now that we’ve had a week to settle in, it’s time to get back out in the city. The cold weather won’t keep Baltimore festivals down, as ice sculptures descend on Harbor Point this weekend. On Saturday night, purple fever reigns as the Ravens take on the Titans at M&T Bank Stadium in a home playoff game.

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