Events

A spark of joy: Inner Harbor fireworks return this year after pandemic hiatus

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Ports America Chesapeake 4th of July Celebration. Photo by Jim Schuyler, via the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.

After a two-year absence, Fourth of July fireworks are coming back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

Mayor Brandon Scott announced today that the city has put together a day of activities to mark the holiday, starting with a Pet Parade at the American Visionary Art Museum at 9 a.m. and culminating with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Beginning of an American Summer with an Incredible Evening of Bluegrass and Beautiful Skies

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Join Star Bright Farm on Saturday, June 4 for an evening of live music, food and drink, and farm market shopping.

Featuring Maryland’s finest live music: The Mayo Family Band

The Ivy Welcomes Mary Childs to Discuss The Bond King – June 7

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The Ivy is thrilled to welcome Mary Childs on Tuesday, June 7 for a reading and conversation about her new book, The Bond King. This event will take place in-person, on The Ivy’s back patio.

Click here to register!

Click here to order a copy of The Bond King!

The Ivy Welcomes Emma Straub for a Reading and Conversation – June 2

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The Ivy is absolutely thrilled to welcome Emma Straub on Thursday, June 2, for a reading and conversation about her latest book, This Time Tomorrow! Emma will be in conversation with The Ivy’s owner, Emma Snyder. This event will take place outdoors, on The Ivy’s back patio.

Click here to register for the free event!

Click here to buy This Time Tomorrow!

Join The Ivy for an Exciting Evening with D. Watkins – May 31

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On Tuesday, May 31, join The Ivy for an exciting evening with D. Watkins, in celebration of his newest book, Black Boy Smile: A Memoir in Moments! The Ivy is so looking forward to hosting Watkins, a beloved and celebrated Baltimore author, and would love to see you there. D will be in conversation with Lawrence Burney.

Click here to RSVP for this free event!

Click here to reserve your copy of Black Boy Smile!

Fun-Filled Night Out on the Waterfront with the BMI

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022
6 – 10 PM
Tickets: $75 Per Person

Are you ready for a fun-filled night out on the waterfront? Tickets for this casual, in-person fundraiser include all you can eat, drink, & play in the ample spaces of the Baltimore Museum of Industry’s galleries & waterfront pavilion. While you dine with friends, play a round of mini-golf for prizes, or try your luck winning the Wagon of Cheer, you’ll be providing critical support for the BMI’s educational programs.

Official Housewarming Fundraiser with Family Survivor Network – June 4

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Family Survivor Network is honored to invite you to our Official Housewarming Fundraiser on Saturday, June 4th from 9 AM to 12 PM at our new Family House at 1706 Laurens Street, Baltimore MD 21217.

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Colonial Market Fair Has Returned!

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After a two-year hiatus due to covid, the Colonial Market Fair has returned! This celebration of 18th century history and early American life invites visitors to mingle with re-enactors, artisans, and musicians that will keep members of the entire family entertained. Watch a blacksmith and a woodwright at work or try your hands at spinning wool, rope making, or basket weaving. Take a short hike on wooded trails or explore gardens and an orchard. Participate in these and many more activities at this free, family-friendly, outdoor event on Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum, 300 Oella Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228. Admission is free; however, a $5 parking donation is appreciated. www.colonialmarketfair.com.

Maienfels Biergarten Community Fundraiser June 3rd & 4th

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On June 3 and June 4, join Maienfels Biergarten for a Community Fundraiser to benefit the St. Francis Neighborhood Center. Enjoy German beer, a Food Truck, music and family fun! Entry is free, but bring some money to enjoy the fun. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the St. Francis Neighborhood Center of Baltimore. They are committed to ending generational poverty through education, inspiring self-esteem, self-improvement, and strengthening connections to the community.

Click here for details or visit, or visit our Facebook event page.

In Perspective: Building Strong Communities in Baltimore City

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On May 26, join The Associated to hear the City’s plan for neighborhood growth and to discuss how current and future projects through CHAI and the Museum will strengthen the neighborhoods of Central Park Heights, Pimlico and Jonestown.

Baltimore Weekend Events: Preakness, Circus Sideshow, Mac n’ Cheese Festival and more

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Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Day. Photo by World Red Eye.

That time of year is here again to don your flowered hats and colorful suits for the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in the Triple Crown. Whether you’re off to the races or listening to the all-star musical acts, you can bet on having a fun weekend.

And if the festivities at Pimlico aren’t your thing, there are plenty of other events to explore in Baltimore like a circus sideshow, a mac n’ cheese festival, a video game orchestral performance and more.

Make some plans and make some memories this weekend with these Baltimore events:

Shop and Support with A Style Studio

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This Thursday, May 19, enjoy a shop and support event with A Style Studio. From 10am – 5pm, shop at A Style Studio and a percentage of sales will be donated to the Erin Levitas Foundation. The day will also include Rails Trunk Show, gift with purchase and a raffle giveaway. Treat yourself for a good cause!

Baltimore Weekend Events: Long Island Medium, Lost Weekend Literary Festival, Tattoo Festival and more

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Image courtesy of The Lyric.

Baltimore is honoring the past while looking to the future. A visit from the “Long Island Medium” Theresa Caputo, John Waters’ book signing for his debut novel, a tattoo festival in its 14th year, and the first-ever Lost Weekend Literary Festival are all on the calendar for this weekend.

Check out all those events and more with this weekend’s lineup:

“Take a First Look” at The Park School of Baltimore – A Spring Admission Event

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“Take a First Look” at The Park School of Baltimore –  A Spring Admission Event

Thursday, May 12 • 9 a.m.

Night Out for the BMI

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022
6 – 10 PM
Tickets: $75 Per Person

Are you ready for a fun-filled night out on the waterfront? Tickets for this casual, in-person fundraiser include all you can eat, drink, & play in the ample spaces of the Baltimore Museum of Industry’s galleries & waterfront pavilion. While you dine with friends, play a round of mini-golf for prizes, or try your luck winning the Wagon of Cheer, you’ll be providing critical support for the BMI’s educational programs.

 

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