Event Pick: Celebrate Jason’s Friday the 13th reign at The Windup Space

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If you’re a superstitious one, you’re walking around on eggshells today fearing you’ll be a victim of bad luck. If you’re a child of the ’80s—or one born and raised on horror flicks—you know that this is Jason’s day.

Half-Priced Tickets Through Culture Fly


These half-priced tickets are available through Culture Fly. Culture Fly is a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA). GBCA nurtures and promotes a vibrant, diverse, and sustainable arts and cultural community essential to the region’s quality of life. GBCA speaks boldly in advancing the idea that arts and culture matter to the current and future success of our region.

Event Pick: Mix your own cocktail at Sagamore Spirit

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There’s no better feeling after knocking off work than heading to a bar for a nice cocktail or two to unwind from day-to-day stresses. But that can add up quick. Tonight, employees at the Sagamore Spirit distillery will show attendees how to mix two drinks, the Black-Eyed Rye and Maryland Mule, using the company’s signature rye whiskey.

Event Pick: Enjoy an evening of family-friendly activities at Evergreen Museum

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With nary a cloud in the sky, tonight provides a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy the long summer evenings of sunlight. The Evergreen Museum and Library, once the country retreat of railroad baron John W. Garrett, is capitalizing with an evening of family fun outdoors and access to parts of the Gilded Age estate.

Event Pick: Educators Aaron Maybin and Brandi Chantalle discuss minority mental health

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Last week, former NFL player and current Baltimore City educator Aaron Maybin posted on his Twitter that he’d been going to therapy. It was something he had been afraid to bring up, he wrote, and then he began to wonder why that was.

“If more of us were open, transparent & vocal about how therapy has helped us,” he went on, “maybe more people would consider it an option before it becomes too late.”

Event Pick: Head to the pep rally for the UMBC-affiliated Hilltop Dawgs before they compete for $2 million

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The UMBC Retrievers men’s basketball team captured international headlines with their March Madness magic, becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the history of the men’s tournament. Now, a group of alumni–including some players from that historic team–going by the name Hilltop Dawgs is competing for $2 million in The Basketball Tournament.

Event Pick: Sip bubbly and eat fried chicken at Chez Hugo Bistro

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This holiday might not have been on your calendar, but today is actually National Fried Chicken Day. If you’re like me, you neglected to celebrate for lunch, but are eyeing a chicken box for supper. For those hoping to honor the occasion with some more refinement, Chez Hugo Bistro has you covered.

Weekend Events Calendar: Live music for First Thursday, art for First Friday, Vegan Marketplace on Saturday, Bubble Parade on Sunday

The Sun Ra Arkestra. Courtesy of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Fourth of July is in the books, but the party isn’t over yet. Celebrations continue across the city this weekend with outdoor concerts, art openings, dance parties and even a parade. Enjoy the weekend.