There’s plenty of spring shopping on the agenda this weekend, whether it’s with Charm City Craft Mafia at UNION Craft Brewing or the flora at Cylburn Arboretum. Maryland Film Festival has plenty of new flicks, while Fells Point and Remington each celebrate neighborhood creativity. Enjoy:
Friday, May 10
Maryland Film Festival: Through May 12 at Parkway Theatre. The annual event features more than 40 feature films and more than 80 shorts, plus panel discussions and plenty of chances to meet filmmakers.
Best Dressed Sale: May 10-11 at The Shops at Kenilworth. The fundraising project for the Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital features 1,000 dresses, summer handbags, prom dresses and more.
Broadway Market Grand Opening: 4-11 p.m. at Broadway Market. The newly renovated Fells Point market opens central bar Fat Tiger along with Old Boy Korean Restaurant and El Tigre Tiki Bar.
Fun on the Waterfront: 5 p.m. at West Shore Park. D.C. brass band Black Masala heads to the Inner Harbor.
Arts and Drafts: 5-9 p.m. at UNION Craft Brewing. Charm City Craft Mafia heads to the Medfield brewery to get the weekend started with shopping from more than 20 local makers.
Mother Truckin’ Soul Jam: 5-10 p.m. at Metro Centre Owings Mills. Get the celebration of mom started early with food trucks, wine and beer, and music from Joe Keyes and The Late Bloomers and Exit 17.
Party on the Porch: A Market Day Preview: 5:30- 8 p.m. at Cylburn Arboretum. Get advance access to Market Day and enjoy music, food trucks and a beer and wine tasting.
Baker Artist Awards 10-Year Retrospective: 6-9 p.m. at Maryland Art Place. The opening reception welcomes the exhibit looking back at 30 recipients of the arts prize.
“He Do the Police in Different Voices”: 6:30 p.m. at Center for the Arts. The Acme Corporation presents a look at a musical adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land,” still in progress.
Low-Country Seafood Boil: 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Full Tilt Brewing. Delmarva Boil Company stops by the Govans brewery to cook up red bliss potatoes, sweet corn, spicy andouille sausage and jumbo shrimp.
Rebirth Brass Band and Naptown Brass Band: 7 p.m. at Mother’s Federal Hill Grille. The New Orleans band performs in South Baltimore.
Variations on Myth: Through May 25 at Baltimore Theatre Project. The festival of 10-minute plays features 12 works premiering from local authors.
“Vinegar Tom”: Through June 2 at Spotlighters Theatre. Caryl Churchil’s play about power, sex and witches tells stories from the 17th and 21st centuries.
“Queens Girl in the World”: Through June 23 at Everyman Theatre. The play by Caleen Sinnette Jennings tells the story of Jacqueline Marie Butler who in the 1950s starts classes at a predominantly Jewish private school in Greenwich Village.
Letitia Van Sant: 8 p.m. at Creative Alliance. The Baltimore singer-songwriter is joined on a bill by Goodnight Moonshine, featuring Molly Venter.
Xiu Xiu: 9 p.m. at Windup Space. The experimental group heads to Station North to perform with Baltimore’s Natural Velvet.
Murder by Death: 9 p.m. at Ottobar. The indie band plays with opener Sarah Shook and the Disarmers.
Saturday, May 11
Market Day: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cylburn Arboretum. Check out flowers and other garden gifts from a variety of local vendors across the green space. Plus, food trucks and other family-friendly activities.
Spring 2019 Trolley Tour: 8:30 a.m. at UMB Campus Center. Live Baltimore’s seasonal tour offers a primer on home-buying and city living throughout 10 neighborhoods.
Saturday Morning Tunes with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society: 9-11 a.m. at WTMD. The BROS rock out hard for the kids and offer a sneak preview of their upcoming puppet-filled show “Welcome to Shakesville.”
Butchers Hill Flea Market and Craft Fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Butchers Hill. Check out more than 150 vendors at the biannual event. Plus, live music and food.
The Roland Park Presbyterian Church Strawberry Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy carnival games, activities and food, as well as all things strawberry. Vendors will be on hand.
African American Children’s Book Fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Reginald F. Lewis Museum. The free event features author readings, illustration workshops and art activities.
Wine and Food Festival: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Harbor Point. Sample more than 150 beers, wines and spirits, paired with food from chefs and food trucks.
Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Fells Point Main Street. The event stretches from the square to the pier with music from five bands, art demos and more.
Lithuanian Festival: May 11-12 at Lithuanian Hall. The 47th edition of the festival features traditional arts and crafts, folk dancing and food.
Drug City Block Party: noon-4 p.m. at Drug City Pharmacy. The Dundalk pharmacy and liquor store hosts an afternoon of music, food, tastings and vendors.
Remfest 2019: noon-9 p.m. at Remington Ave. and 28th St. The neighborhood party returns with musical acts like Outcalls (pictured), Smoke Bellow and Bobbi Rush. Plus, vendors and plenty of family-friendly activities.
Best(ish) in Show: noon-4 p.m. at Monument City Brewing. Show off your dog to a panel of judges, and maybe win a prize.
Brothers Who Can Cook: The Experience: noon-6 p.m. at Eubie Blake Center. Black male chefs show off their cooking skills. Plus, free workshops, vendors and more.
Double Beer Release: noon-6 p.m. at Oliver Brewing Company. The brewery releases Sour Babe, a sour raspberry wheat ale, and Staring at the Sun, a Belgian-style wheat ale.
Baltimore Hot Sauce Festival: noon-8 p.m. at Power Plant Live! Get a taste of more than 30 local hot sauces, or take part in contests featuring hot peppers and hot shots. Plus music from Outcalls, Thunder Club and more.
‘A League of Their Own’ Movie Night: 4:05 p.m. at Camden Yards. Watch the now-classic movie on the field after the O’s play. Plus, the giveaway features a “There’s no crying in baseball” shirt.
Mr. Trash Wheel’s Trashy Classy Birthday: 7-10 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewing. Celebrate Baltimore’s favorite anthropomorphic trash-collecting water wheel with games, and a new beer, Mr. Trash Wheel’s Solar Power Sour.
AC2: An intimate evening with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen: 8 p.m. at The Hippdrome. The CNN anchor and talk show host join forces onstage.
Version: 9 p.m. at The Crown. Trillnatured and Kotic Couture are joined at the Station North spot by Roze Royce.
BULL SH!T: A Taurus Celebration: The constellation celebration features drag performances, music, a dance party and more.
Ceromantics, Paint Fumes, Lazlo Lee and the Motherless Children: 8 p.m. at Waverly Brewing Company. It’s a night of rock at the Woodberry brewery.
Baltimore Boom Bap Society: Session 75: 9:30 p.m. at the Windup Space. The showcase of live improvised hip-hop hosted by Wendel Patrick and DJ Dubble8 convenes once again.
Sunday, May 12
Mother’s Day Celebration: 10 a.m. at Herring Run Nursery. Grab a pot and a perennial to create a handmade gift.
“Animal House”: 10 a.m. at the Senator Theatre. A matinee screening of the National Lampoon’s comedy classic about a fraternity of misfits.
Mother’s Day & Mimosas at Urban Axes: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Treat mom to some champagne and ax throwing. What could go wrong?
Fells Point Historic Harbor House Tour: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in Fells Point. This self-guided tour stops at some of the historic homes in the waterfront neighborhood.
Mother’s Day Cocktail Tour: On the hour from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at Sagamore Spirit. In addition to its normal tour, the distiller offers samples of spring-themed cocktails.
Mother’s Day Foray/Soirée: 3-7 p.m. at Leakin Park. Mushroom City Art Festival presents music and crankie performances in the park’s chapel, raising money for this year’s event.
Drag Queen Dinner for Mothers Day & Mental Health: 5:30 p.m. at Points South Latin Kitchen. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet and drag performances for Mother’s Day. A portion of proceeds benefits the Joshua York Legacy Foundation, raising awareness about mental health for young LGBTQ people.
The Furious Bongos: 7 p.m. at Metro Gallery. The Zappa project lands on Charles Street for the Mother’s Day Freakout Tour 2019.
Boyz II Men: 7 p.m. at MECU Pavilion. The R&B legends play the Inner Harbor venue.
Turnover: 8 p.m. at Rams Head Live. The Virginia rock band shares a bill with local hardcore group Turnstile and Portland outfit Reptaliens.
- Preakness runs at Pimlico on May 18.
- MICA Art Walk 2019 shows off the work of students on May 17.
- Maryland Craft Beer Fest pours it on at Max’s Taphouse on May 17-18.
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