Weekend Events Calendar: Kinetic Sculpture Race, FlowerMart, Maryland Film Festival and more

Maryland Film Festival 2018
Maryland Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with events from May 2–6. See below for details about specific showings and events.

Happening Tonight:

Maryland Film Festival Shorts:Comedy
BOTANICA is among the SHORTS: COMEDY feature at MDFF. There’s a showing on 5/4 at 10:15PM in MICA Lazarus.

MDFF: Showings from 4 p.m.-11:30 p.m. including “Sickies Making Films” (4 p.m. at Parkway 1), Shorts: Narrative (5 p.m. at MICA Lazarus), “Caniba” (7:15 p.m. at Parkway 3), Shorts: Comedy (10:15 p.m. at MICA Lazarus) and more. Click here for full schedule.

Belly headlines First Thursday. Image via Facebook.

First Thursday: 5:30 p.m. in Canton Square Park. The free, warmer-weather concert series from WTMD returns with two stages of music. 90s alt heroes Belly headline the season opener on the big stage, along with Low Cut Connie and Loma the Band. An all-blues stage features the Nighthawks, Tom Principato and the Ursula Ricks Project.

Grab the family and join Cross Keys for a Mother’s Day Shop Hop!


Hop, Sip, Shop and snack your way through the Village of Cross Keys!

Surprises await at the following stops:

Weekend Events Calendar: Charm City Bluegrass Festival returns, Hopkins and UMD’s lacrosse rivalry continues, jungle run 5K at Oregon Ridge Park, and more

Star Bright Farm Sale
Don’t Miss the Spring Market at Star Bright Farm on Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

On this last weekend of April, head to the country for the great Maryland tradition of steeplechase racing, pick out a gift for Mom at one of several markets or festivals, or catch some bluegrass at Druid Hill Park.

122nd Running of the Maryland Hunt Cup Steeplechase on Saturday, April 28


With spring weather upon us, there’s really no reason not to hit every steeplechase race of the season. And since every steeplechase presents its own unique course of obstacles, each one offers an exciting and unpredictable race. But few can rival the tradition and challenge of the Maryland Hunt Cup.

Grand National Steeplechase Tomorrow, April 21 – Three Miles of Heart Pounding Thrills


Imagine it’s the late 1800s. Entertainment and sport were quite a bit different than they were today. If you weren’t hunting foxes or quail, you were probably racing your well-trained horse across miles of lush, green fields.

Weekend Events Calendar: Saying goodnight to Light City; the Orioles are back in town; Cheers to one year of Sagamore Spirit distillery; and more

Photo Credit: @emhewlings

It is shaping up to be another beautiful weekend with temperatures in the 60s and the rain holding off. Take advantage of it by checking out Light City before its lights out or head to an Orioles game. Prefer to stay indoors? Check out some musical acts or grab your wallet for a little shopping spree. Want us to feature your event? Send us an email at [email protected]

FashionEASTa: The Style Event of the Season at Harbor East.. Reserve Your VIP Ticket Now!


All eyes on Harbor East! Baltimore’s most happening fashion district is unveiling this season’s hottest spring & summer looks on the runway at FashionEASTa, Harbor East’s 7th Annual Fashion Show.