The first day of fall has past, so it’s the season to get German–or get scared, depending on how fast you want to dive in. This weekend, check out Oktoberfest celebrations around town, or head to Station North Tool Library and get help on a project you’ve been meaning to tackle. Plus, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra returns. Here’s the full lineup:
Friday, Sept. 27
St. Demetrios Greek Festival: through Sept. 29 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. The Cub Hill Road church has a weekend of traditional Greek food, music and dancing.
Post Typography Moving Sale + Print Sale: through Sept. 29 at 2219 St. Paul St. The graphic design firm is clearing out its space and selling everything from artwork to office supplies.
TrawlerFest Baltimore: through Sept. 28 at Harbor East Marina. Check out the in-season boat show to see what these vessels look like in the water.
Harwood Charles Village Joint Block Party: 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the 300 Block of E. Lorraine and Barclay streets. The two neighborhoods unite for hot dogs and assorted activities.
Peppa Pig Live: 6 p.m. at the Hippodrome Theatre. The star of the long-running children’s series is set for some on-stage adventures in Baltimore.
Baltimore Bike Party: 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Park. This month’s party peloton heads to Locust Point’s Diamondback Brewing with the theme “Wild Wild West.”
The Psychedelic Furs: 7 p.m. at Baltimore Soundstage. The English rock band comes to Baltimore, with Aertex supporting.
Music Under the Dome: 7 p.m. at Maryland Science Center. The light show at the Inner Harbor center presents Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon,” start to finish.
Kevin Gates: 7 p.m. at MECU Pavilion. The rapper headlines the harbor pavilion, with Shy Glizzy, Plies and more set to perform.
BIG Time with Thomas Dolby: 8-9 p.m. at the BIG Theater. The “She Blinded Me With Science” singer and Hopkins professor shares stories for the improv group to memorialize.
FIYAH Power Tour: 8 p.m. at Ottobar. Abdu Ali performs live, featuring Grace Ives, with additional sounds by Station North Sadboi and Damn Kham.
Maryland Piano Masters: 8 p.m. at Creative Alliance. Darryl Davis and Lafayette Gilchrist play side-by-side in Highlandtown.
Saturday, Sept. 28
Fix-it Fair: through Sept. 29 at Station North Tool Library. Get access to the tools and advice to make repairs to the household items, clothes, bikes, electronics and other stuff you’ve been meaning to get to.
Walk to End Lupus: 10:30 a.m. at Canton Waterfront Park. The 1-mile walk supports the Lupus Foundation of America.
Das Best Oktoberfest: noon-6 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium. Lot H of the local football stadium turns into a German biergarten for the day, with steins, sausages and samples of over 150 different brews.
UNION Oktoberfest: noon-5 p.m. at UNION Craft Brewing. The Medfield brewery will have plenty of German beers to sample, and will debut a new Oktoberfest lager.
Eat Black Baltimore: noon at The Startup Nest. The cooking pitch competition hosted by Black Professional Men features 10 chefs with items available for tasting.
80th Anniversary Celebration: 12:30 p.m. at The Senator Theatre. The York Road moviehouse celebrates a big anniversary with a triple feature of 1930s classics, “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gone With the Wind” and “Freaks.”
UMBC Comic Con: 1-8 p.m. at UMBC. The student-run convention has cosplay, panels and plenty of vendors to dive into pop culture.
Patterson Park Brew Fest: 1 p.m. at Patterson Park. The beer fest benefits programming at the Southeast Baltimore park, with plenty of local beers to sample.
Oktoberfest: 6-9 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewery. The event features craft beers, a German buffet, silent auction and more benefiting the 29th Street Community Center.
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House: 7 p.m. at Eastpoint Mall. The much-feared attraction returns for the season.
Made in Baltimore Short Film Festival: 8-11 p.m. at Creative Alliance. Check out what local filmmakers are creating in a variety of film genres.
Bach in the Brewery: 8 p.m. at Monument City Brewing Company. Listen to classical guitar takes on the master’s compositions from James Lowe, Isaac Greene and Thomas Viloteau.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Luau Tailgate: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 152 W. Ostend St. Haloti Ngata and Edwin Mulitalo will be on hand for an official party from the NFL Alumni.
The Craft: A Halloween-Themed Market: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at R. House. The Remington food hall will have plenty of vendors, with the market doubling as a fundraiser for Women’s Advocacy Coalition Baltimore.
Mt. Vernon Plein Air Art Show: 1-5 p.m. at Engineers Club. The Mt. Vernon Place show features more than 100 outdoor paintings created during the summer.
“Generations”: 1-5 p.m. at Baltimore Museum of Art. Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition detailing the history of Black Abstract Art.
Ravens v. Browns: 1 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium. The NFC North showdown brings the Ravens back home.
Yacht Bash: 5-7:30 p.m. at Inner Harbor Spirit. Celebrate ’90s hip-hop and R&B, as well as Libra season, aboard a boat with DJ P-Drama, Deejay Casper, DJ Harvey Dent and DJ 5Starr.
Karl Blau: 7 p.m. at Metro Gallery. The Washington-based indie folk singer comes to town. Nick Delffs opens.
GWAR: 7:30 p.m. at Rams Head Live. Man-eating worms and metal. Sacred Reich, Toxic Holocaust and Against the Grain open.
- Doors Open Baltimore offers a peek at some of the city’s creative spaces on Oct. 5.
- Mushroom City Art Festival celebrates nature in Leakin Park on Oct. 5.
- Fells Point Fun Festival returns on Oct. 12.
- The Phantom of the Opera arrives at the Hippodrome Oct. 9.