This weekend, get out to see some music at the Hot August Music Festival or, for the food-inclined, check out the Muslim Food Festival and Vegan Restaurant Week. There’s also a new jazz club opening on Howard Street, a crab feast on the field at Oriole Park and more. Here’s the full list:
What’s better than a house party? A Design Distillery Summer Sale! Head over to the Summer Spruce Up Event this Friday, Saturday or Sunday (8/16 – 8/18) for design inspo, give-aways, special savings and a dash of fun. You’ll find everything you need at Design Distillery, Baltimore’s go-to spot for modern home furnishings, located at 1414 Key Highway in Baltimore.
Store-wide savings include: 20% savings on all Gus* Modern Upholstery; markdowns on outdoor furniture and showroom models; and event savings on all in-stock gifts and accessories. While soaking up design inspiration throughout the expertly curated 9000 square foot showroom, enjoy complimentary beer and wine from 3-5pm each day, as well as free Skee-Ball games all day long. Test out some of the gorgeous sofas and chairs while sipping on a cold one and when you are ready to tackle your design dilemmas, a friendly expert will be on hand to help you solve them.
PLUS – Jump-start your sprucing up process by registering to win a Modern Leather Sofa valued at $5700, In-Home Design Consultations, or a Design Distillery $100 Gift Card. No purchase necessary but you must be present to register. Six winners will be announced on 8/21.
After a brief respite following Artscape, festivals are back in full force around the city. The AFRAM Festival is in Druid Hill Park, while Moonrise touches down at Pimlico and the Baltimore Jazz Festival is at GAME sports bar near Horseshoe Casino. In Parkville, you can celebrate with a festival all about peaches and blackberries, and elsewhere there are crab feasts, block parties and outdoor concerts. Sounds like summer.
For those staying in town, this weekend marks a good chance to live the local life, summer-style. A host of bands are playing the city’s clubs, locals are rallying for peace with fun events for another Baltimore Ceasefire weekend, and there are chances to enjoy delectables in outdoor environs from Vegan Soulfest to Frosé in the Park. Plus, Solange Knowles’ film debuts at Lexington Market.
On Sunday, August 11, at 5:00pm, Magician, Joel DeWyer, will be a featured guest performer at the summer wrap-up performance of A Magic Cabaret at Food Plenty in Clarksville, Maryland. Willard & Wood Magic Cabaret is a comedic afternoon of amazement, featuring rare impossibilities, unscripted moments and special guest performers! Following the success of “An Evening of Impossibilities” in downtown Baltimore, Willard & Wood have agreed to pull back the curtain and introduce guests to their numerous astonishments-in-process and favorite colleagues for an incredible afternoon of magic.
The cabaret atmosphere allows guests to blend delicious food and top notch drinks with amazing magic and hilarious comedy. Every performance features new impossibilities along with favorites of Willard and Peter Wood. Plus, they’re regularly joined by fellow magicians and mystery performers from across the region, ensuring that no two “Magic Cabaret” shows are the same!
Guests who arrive early may enjoy farm-to-table appetizers and local drinks that have become the hallmarks of Food Plenty. Following the Magic Cabaret, a delectable menu of enticing entrees awaits. Ticket price includes show only; drinks and food are optional and available at menu prices. Willard & Wood Magic Cabaret is recommended for guests 13 and up.
Baltimore is a delicious city! Don’t just take our word for it – explore Baltimore’s food scene August 2-11 during Baltimore Restaurant Week. Try somewhere new, go out to lunch, have a date night (or two).
Two-course brunch and lunch menus range from $12-$20, and three-course dinner menus range from $20-$35. Share your Baltimore Restaurant Week experiences on social media with the hashtag #BaltRW! To learn more about participating restaurants, the menus offered or to make reservations visit BaltimoreRestaurantWeek.