Weekend Events

10 Virtual Events in Baltimore This Weekend: Black History Talks; ‘The Drowning Girls’; Family Jam

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The Irish Railroad Workers Museum explores the history of sleeping car porters.

February offers a chance to celebrate and learn about the history of African Americans. Despite the distance between us, this year offers plenty of unique lectures from Baltimore institutions. This weekend alone, speakers discuss a legend of the swing era, railroad porters and historic sites in rural Baltimore County. Plus, there are a few options for streaming concerts from local clubs and a new theater production.

A Valentine Experience You Both will Love at Star Bright Farm

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Escape to the country this weekend and enjoy some Sweetheart Shopping at Star Bright Farm for this Valentine’s Day. The warm and welcoming barn provides a cozy atmosphere as you peruse personal gifts, sipping on bubbly and enjoying the moments. A shopping experience that is a match made in heaven.

10 Virtual Events This Weekend in Baltimore: The Take-Out Get-Down; Romantic Music; West Baltimore Ruins

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Keystone Korner hosts a virtual concert with Jean Carn. (Courtesy photo)

Once again, it’s time to spend at home a day that would normally have big plans and packed restaurants. Fortunately, Baltimore venues have a few options for giving Valentine’s Day at home some romance, or fun. Plus, a chance to learn about a new book, new beers and learn about memory.

10 Virtual Events in Baltimore This Weekend: Restaurant Relief Gala; Ceasefire Weekend

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(Photo by Ethan McLeod)

There’s no question: Virtual events aren’t the same as an in-person experience. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being in the room with others, and having a chance to chat with some of those fellow attendees before and after the program.

One advantage of the virtual format, however, is that local organizations can host personalities from wherever they might be, without having to come to Baltimore. It’s local meets global. That’s especially apparent this weekend, as Baltimore organizations bring us live streaming concerts and talks, and a benefit for local restaurants brings together numerous entertainment and sports figures. Plus, Baltimore CeaseFire weekend returns.

Weekend Events Calendar: Polar Bear Plunge; Looking at Leadership; ‘Anatomy of Wings’; and more

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Polar Bear Plunge, circa 2000. Is it your backyard this year? (via Md. Special Olympics)

The long winter of virtual events remains this weekend, but there’s good news: We’re seeing more variations and creative approaches to keep annual events alive. This weekend, revisit H.L. Mencken’s last hours, check out gallery openings and take a polar plunge — all from home.

10 Things to do this Weekend in Baltimore: Ice Sculpting Masters, Window Solstice, Yuletide Village

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Window Solstice in Butchers Hill. (Photo via Facebook/Martha Simons)

It’s the final countdown before the holidays, but COVID-19 cases are raging and restrictions are at some of their most stringent. So we’re just gonna have to make due and celebrate the best we can, with drive through events, self-guided tours and virtual gatherings. Check out some events around the city and region:

Get Festive in Holiday East with Joyful Jams

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JOYFUL JAMS AT HARBOR EAST
SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER 19TH
12PM-4PM
Aliceanna Street

Enjoy the sweet sounds of holidays on the harbor. Join us this Saturday, December 19th, from 12pm-4pm for Joyful Jams. Shop and dine the best of Baltimore while you take in live music and festive tunes from local artists. Pose in front of our holiday “selfie station” throughout the season! #HarborEastHoliday.

10 Things to Do in Baltimore This Weekend: Holiday House Tour; Streaming Jazz; Maker Markets

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Lighting up the neighborhood in Brewers Hill

Stay safe and wear a mask. If you choose to go out this weekend, follow the precautions that are designed to keep us from spreading COVID-19. While there are new restrictions from the city as cases rise, there’s still a chance to check out some holiday festivities and support local businesses, spaced apart. Here’s a look at a few options:

One-Day Holiday Makers Market at Green Spring Station

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Saturday, December 12th | 10 am – 4 pm
Event is FREE and open to the public

Green Spring Station along with Taken, and WTMD-FM will once again host a one-day holiday marketplace featuring Baltimore’s most talented artisans as they ‘set up shop’ around the center in this 5th Annual Holiday Makers Market!

The Makers Market will feature 15+ LOCAL holiday vendors and artisans all socially-distanced and keeping with COVID policy- safe and sanitized shopping throughout the outdoor center. Also, enjoy a special pop-up shop curated by Taken and live music for some holiday fun!

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