Weekend Events

Weekend Events Calendar: Baltimore Comedy Festival, Fiesta Del Sol, Footloose Dance Party, BeatMarket

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The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show is in town. Photo via Facebook.

Labor Day Weekend has arrived. It may feel like the finish line to the summer is approaching, but there are plenty of happenings to keep the good vibes coming. The weekend gets off to a roaring start with a food truck rally and Bike Party. For those who aren’t heading to the beach, sample the Baltimore Comedy Festival, peruse the Summer Antiques Show or try out the new BeatMarket.

Weekend Events Calendar: Maryland State Fair, Maryland Renaissance Festival, Vegan SoulFest, Dog Days of Summer

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This weekend, there’s plenty to do in the city. Bring the dog to get cleaned up and party, check out locally made films or explore vegan and Japanese culture. Outside the Beltway, a pair of the state’s biggest events get underway. Make the most of it:

Weekend Events Calendar: Hot August Music Festival, Lindy 500, Red Bull Amaphiko Festival, Baltimore Fashion Week

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New Orleans rock band The Revivalists headlines the Hot August Music Festival. Image via Facebook.

This weekend, get out on the streets for block parties and focus in on festivals that showcase fashion, dance and social entrepreneurship. Plus, there are options to grab some time by the pool or an outdoor movie before summer gets too close to the end. Here’s the lineup:

Weekend Events Calendar: AFRAM Festival, Muslim Food Fest, Black Label Expo

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Local group Dru Hill is just one of the headliners at this year’s AFRAM Festival. Image via Facebook.

There are slight signs of fall as preseason football gets underway, but we’ve got plenty of ways to ignore back-to-school. This weekend’s festival lineup has plenty of cultural celebrations, from AFRAM in Druid Hill Park to the Muslim Food Fest. Meanwhile, in the streets, Dooby’s celebrates its fifth anniversary in Mount Vernon. And there’s a couple rum options, from a roof to a distillery. Check out what’s going on:

Weekend Events Calendar: National Oyster Day, DDm’s Shopping Mall Ball, Fort McHenry Crab Feast and more

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National Oyster Day in Baltimore
Celebrate National Oyster Day at the Mt. Washington Tavern on Sunday from 2-5 p.m.

This weekend offers plenty of chances to have some fun and raise money for a worthy cause–often at the same time. There’s some signs of back to school, but equally plenty of chances to pick crabs, enjoy some ice cream and hang out with dogs. Soak it in:

Weekend Events Calendar: David Byrne, Baltimore Restaurant Week, Baltimore’s Birthday Bash and more

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David Byrne. Image via Facebook.

This weekend is for the locals. Celebrate the city’s birthday with a big bash, or check out some lower-priced cuisine during Restaurant Week. There’s plenty of the homegrown creativity on display as well, from Fluid Movement’s Hitchcock-influenced show to BitGen Gamer Fest. Welcome, weekend:

Weekend Events Calendar: Artscape, after-hours events for Artscape, Ratscape and more

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Artscape 2017. Photo via Facebook.

Welcome to the middle of the summer, Baltimore. Of course, that means Artscape has arrived. Get the lowdown on what’s happening inside and around the Station North festival. Plus, a few foodie events and chances to combine fitness and awareness. Get out there:

Weekend Events Calendar: Caribbean Carnival at Clifton Park, the 2018 debut of Flicks from the Hill, Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival and Hopped Homebrew Competition

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The Baltimore/ D.C. One Caribbean Carnival. Photo via dccarnival.org.

No signs of a summer slowdown yet, Baltimore. This weekend, Clifton Park hosts a colorful Caribbean Carnival, and the Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival goes off after getting rescheduled. Elsewhere, check out your local rock opera society’s yard sale, dunk a local celebrity at R. House or dance under the stars after eating crab at the sculpture garden. Even emo kids will be happy. Drink it in:

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

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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.

Weekend Events Calendar: Dundalk Heritage Fair, Checker Spot Brewing Co.’s opening, multiple plays and more

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra July 3rd Performance
Celebrate the red, white and blue with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Oregon Ridge Park on July 3.

Before the Fourth of July, there’s a full weekend to explore. It’s a good time to take in what Baltimore offers. Check out summer theatre openings, take a long bike ride around the city or see some new takes on art in the form of sound exhibits and The Bra Show. As for special events, there are play dates, a fashion show, a choral performance and more. Let’s get to it:

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