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.
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.
For those who aren’t on vacation, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate birthdays this weekend. From Baltimore’s 290th to Union Craft’s 7th, the parties are a great way to show pride in what the city has created. Elsewhere, the big shows include Billy Joel and Camden Yards, and Baltimore-born boxer Gervonta Davis’ title defense at Royal Farms Arena.
This Saturday, July 27th, experience quilting at its finest with intricate quilt displays, trunk shows, craft demonstrations and a community quilt-in for Baltimore Ceasefire at the Quilting Craft Community Day. Renowned Baltimore textile artist, Joyce Scott, will lead an artist talk on her family’s legacy and the work of her mother, quilter Elizabeth Talford Scott. Families can enjoy dance performances from Dance Baltimore Repertory Ensemble with special guest “The Storydancer,” Maria Broom. Taking place at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, the event will run from 11am-3pm with a $5 admissions cost. For more information, please visit https://lewismuseum.org/event/quilting-craft-community-day/.
What: Quilting Craft Community Day
When: Saturday, July 27; 11am – 3pm
Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, 21202 United States
Savor the sunny days of the season at Harbor East’s Annual Summer Sidewalk Sale. Take advantage of district-wide shopping events, sales, and promotions at Harbor East retailers while enjoying an afternoon of live music, cocktails & bites from Roy’s Baltimore, complimentary snowballs from the Kona Ice truck, the Thrive Mobile IV Hydration station, and giveaways galore! Be sure to RSVP in advance for free parking and swag. For more information and to RSVP, please visit https://www.harboreast.com/event/harbor-easts-summer-sidewalk-sale/
It’s been getting hotter all week, so it must mean Artscape is approaching. The big event brings out plenty of crowds, plus there are events happening all around, like Ratscape and PMS (3) Art Market. Stick around when the sun goes down for plenty of after-party events in Station North and beyond.