Weekend Events Calendar: Fells Point Fun Festival, ChiliBrew, Charm City Fringe Festival and more

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Fall festivals keep rolling this weekend, from Fells Point to Halethorpe. On the side of homegrown talent, check out DIY Fest and the always-filling ChiliBrew. On the stage and screen, there are the Black International Film Festival, podcasts and theater from the fringe.

Friday, Oct. 11
Baltimore Greek Festival: through Sunday, Oct. 13, at Annunciation Cathedral. Celebrate Greek culture with food, wine, dancing and more.

Baltimore International Black Film Festival: through Monday, Oct. 14. The weekend includes feature-length films, shorts and web series.

Charm City Fringe Festival: through Oct. 20 at Bromo Arts District. The theater festival raises the curtain on 10 days of outsider theater, dance and performance art.

Photography Print Fair: Oct. 11 and 12 at Full Circle Fine Art Services. Nine local photographers sell their work.

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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival: Oct. 11-13 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. More than 250 artisans sell their art, gifts, fashion, jewelry, furniture and other crafts.

Hitchcock Film Festival: Oct. 11 and 12 at Maryland Science Center. Just in time for the spooky season, the suspenseful director’s pioneering work screens in the Inner Harbor.

Baltimore Podcast Festival: through Oct. 14 at The Crown. A celebration of the audio form with live tapings showcasing locally grown podcasts.

Nat King Cole Songbook: Oct. 11-13 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Vocalist Denzal Sinclaire joins the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to perform some of the legendary singer’s classics.

“Evil Dead: The Musical”: Oct. 11 and 12 at Motor House. Deer in the Spotlight presents its musical adaptation of the ’80s horror flick about five college kids who vacation at an isolated cabin in the woods.

Baltimore Hard Cider and Doughnut Fest: 5 p.m. at The Point in Fells. Eight bars and restaurants have a hand in a fall crawl centered around cider and doughnuts.

ChiliBrew XIII: 5-10 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church: Head downtown to sample home-brewed beer and homemade chili, and vote for the best.

Coriky: 7-9 p.m. at 2640 Space. The new band with members Amy Farina, Ian Mackaye and Joe Lally (the last two representing one half of post-hardcore legends Fugazi) performs.

“El Camino”: 7 p.m. on Oct. 11-13 at The Charles Theater. See Vince Gilligan’s new movie that follows Jesse Pinkman six years after the final episode of “Breaking Bad.”

4th Anniversary Party: 7 p.m. at The Local Oyster. Union Craft Brewing and True Chesapeake Oyster Co. join in on the celebration at Mt. Vernon Marketplace.

Chanticleer: 8-10 p.m. at The Spire Series. The Grammy Award-winning male chorus performs a range of songs spanning the Renaissance and jazz.

Coors Light Block Party: Steve Aoki: 8 p.m. at Power Plant Live! The famed DJ headlines a block party in the heart of downtown.

After After Hours: The House We’ve Built. 8-11 p.m. at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore artists Wickerham & Lomax and WDLY transform museum spaces, taking inspiration from the current exhibition “Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art.”

Fantasy Machine Reloaded: 8 p.m. at Current Space. The experimental fashion show features eight designers, plus a chance to shop from 11 vendors.

Holy Fingers, Solar Halos, Queen Wolf, Sullen Brother: 8 p.m. at Joe Squared. Check out a full bill of local bands on North Ave.

Alchemy: 8:30 p.m. at Le Mondo. Tomu DJ, :3lon, Jacober, Nikilad and Lil Perc the Thot God invite you to dance in the moonlight.

Saturday, Oct. 12
Fells Point Fun Festival: Oct. 12 and 13 at Fells Point. The big outdoor street fair features two stages with 17 bands including the Gin Blossoms, over 100 vendors and family-friendly fun.

39th Annual Country Fair Day: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sweet Air. The fair features a flea market, children’s games, music and a menu that includes pit beef and Maryland crab soup.

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Annie Howe Papercuts Open Studio Tour: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 3000 Rosekemp Ave. Visit the working space of the artist behind the unique, one-of-a-kind papercuts.

Canton Fall Festival: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Patterson Park: Meet at the Pulaski Monument for Moscow Mules, food trucks, music and more.

Waverly Brewing Company Band Camp Music Festival: noon-9 p.m. at Waverly Brewing Company. The all-day music festival features two stages split between acoustic and electric, headlined by alternative rock icon J. Robbins.

DIY Fest: noon-6 p.m. at 2640 Space. Learn a new skill at a full day of do-it-yourself workshops.

Chesapeake Kombucha Homebrew Competition: 1-5 p.m. at WILD Kombucha. Fermenters bring their own brews to sample, plus food.

“Ruminative Marks”: 6-8 p.m. at Creative Alliance. Come to the opening reception for the exhibit featuring Norman Galinsky, Gil Ugiansky and David Brown, who all use a precise mark-making technique.

An Evening with Vince Gill: 7:30 p.m. at The Modell Lyric. The country star comes to town in support of his 15th album, “Okie.”

Les Filles de Illighadad: 8 p.m. at Creative Alliance. A dance party with this group combining Tuareg guitar and folk.

Mind on Fire: 8 p.m. at Lovely Lane UMC. Andrew Bernstein and Karaogz Theatre Company perform the works of Meredith Monk, Laura Steenberge, Eve de Castro-Robinson and James Young.

Deep Sugar presents the Wayne Davis Birthday Bash: 11 p.m. at Factory 17. Celebrate the Baltimore club legend by dancing into the wee hours.

Sunday, Oct. 13
A Day with Leonardo: 9:30 a.m. at Italian Cultural Center of Maryland.  Experience the renaissance at this Free Fall Baltimore event.

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“Brazil”: 10:30 a.m. at The Senator Theatre. Terry Gilliam’s dystopian sci-fi classic is screened.

Pumpkin Painting: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewery. The brewery supplies the pumpkins (up to 30, at a cost of $5), paint and decorations, and the beer.

Heavy Seas Harvest Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Heavy Seas Beer. Celebrate the fall at the Halethorpe brewery with a host of vendors, live music and food.

Baltimore Symphony Musicians: noon-1 p.m. at Keystone Korner. Four musicians from the BSO head down to the jazz club for a brunch-time performance of works by Brahms, Kreisler and others.

Sake + -:  5-10 p.m. at The Crown. Matcha Time Cafe and OTS productions offer sake and food tastings in Station North.

The Legendary Pink Dots: 7:30 p.m. at Metro Gallery. The experimental rock band celebrates its 40th anniversary. Orbit Service and DJ Hysteria open.

Narrow Head, Blue Streak, Wisteria, Ozmo: 8 p.m. at Joe Squared. Touring heavy shoegaze group Narrow Head tops a bill in Station North.


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