March is the time to celebrate women, and this weekend brings plenty of chances. During Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day arrives on Sunday. Head to Hotel Revival for a chance to celebrate and support My Sister’s Place. Elsewhere, a pair of new businesses are already turning two, and the St. Patrick’s Day events are starting.
Friday, March 6
Suspended Turns 2: Through March 8 at Suspended Brewing Co. The Pigtown brewery will have special offers and pop-ups all weekend to celebrate its second birthday.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon: 3-11 p.m. at Heavy Seas Beer. Head to Halethorpe for as many “Harry Potter” films one can pack into 8 hours. And, there will be butter beer.
First Friday Art Walk: 5-9 p.m. at Highlandtown Arts District. Check out galleries, local businesses and more with demos, drink specials and more treats. This month’s theme is “PRINT.”
The DK Day of The Dude: 5 p.m. at Don’t Know Tavern. The Fed Hill bar celebrates The Dude with a “Big Lebowski” screening, $5 White Russians and more.
Marketplace Mixtape: 6-10 p.m. at Mount Vernon Marketplace. CheakyWillie spins hip-hop and dance at the food hall.
Macy Gray: 7 p.m. at Baltimore Soundstage. The neo-soul singer will be live for a fully-seated event.
Baltimore Supports Bernie: 7 p.m. at Metro Gallery. The fundraiser for 2020 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders features local music from Wume, Smoke Bellow, Infinity Knives + Randi and Santa Librada.
Young Artist Music Series: 7-10 p.m. at Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center. Clarence H. Ward III plays the space on Howard St.
John Papa Gros and Eric Lindell: 7 p.m. at Mother’s Federal Hill Grille. The New Orleans musicians play South Baltimore.
Author’s Salon With Lawrence Lanahan: 7 p.m. at Charm City Books. The journalist and author of “The Lines Between Us” will read and discuss his book.
Music Under the Dome: 7 p.m. at Maryland Science Center. Check out the laser show while hits from The Cure, New Order, Talking Heads, Devo coast across the planetarium.
Save Your Soul: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Lithuanian Hall. The soul and funk dance party features guest DJs of The Thing With Two Heads.
3rd Annual The Day of The Dude: Bowling tournament and party: 8 p.m. at Reverb. Enjoy White Russians and a screening of the Coen brothers classic.
Crunk Witch: 8 p.m. at Ottobar. The Maine electro-pop act comes to Baltimore. The bill also includes Cowabunga Pizza Time, Wreck the System and Random Batt.
’70s Soul Jam: 8 p.m. at the Modell Lyric. The Stylistics, The Emotions, Heatwave and Blue Magic share a bill.
BIG Time with Kristen Toedtman: 8 p.m. at BIG Theatre. The singer, composer and choir director sees her life turned into improv comedy by Baltimore Improv Group.
Little Brother: 8 p.m. at Rams Head Live. The North Caronlina rap duo comes to town in support of fifth album “May the Lord Watch.”
“Inexplicable“: 9 p.m. at Gong-yu yesul Gallery. The Station North gallery opens a new exhibition featuring work by Alix Tobey Southwick and Wayne Hollowell.
Niccolo Seligmann Trio: 9 p.m. at Normal’s Books and Records. Collaborators join Seligmann to combine string instruments and electronics ahead of the release of his new album, “Kinship.”
Saturday, March 7
B’More Healthy Expo 2020: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Baltimore Convention Center. Check out a host of vendors and activities, all promoting wellness.
Made in Maryland Expo: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Howard County Fairgrounds. More than 100 vendors sell crafts, alcohol, jewelry, clothing, food and other items, all made in Maryland.
Greedy Reads Turns 2: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Greedy Reads. The Fells Point bookstore celebrates the birthday of its initial location with bloody marys and discount prices.
Highlights Tour: Women of Spectrum: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Maryland Historical Society. To mark Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the museum leads a tour of its “Spectrum of Fashion” that highlights female role-models.
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: noon-4 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library. Art & Feminism hosts the event to create or expand entries in art, gender and feminism.
Canton Irish Stroll: 1-9 p.m. at various Canton bars. Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with a bar crawl through Southeast Baltimore.
Author Talk: Petula Caesar: 2-3 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library – Orleans Street Branch. The local writer discusses her memoir, “She’s Such A Bright Girl: An American Story,” about growing up in Baltimore and her father who “encouraged her to use her light skin to gain advantages in the world.”
St. Patrick’s Day Bash: 2-8 p.m. at Power Plant Live! Multiple venues will have plenty of partying, live music, giveaways and more.
Rachmaninoff “All-Night Vigil”: 2:30 -5:30 p.m. at Baltimore Basilica. The Handel Choir of Baltimore performs in the historic church.
Bull & Oyster Roast 2020: 6 p.m. at Baltimore Museum of Industry. The Locust Point museum hosts the fundraiser for its education programming.
Mammojam Music Festival: 6:30-10 p.m. at the 8×10. The music festival promotes awareness of breast cancer treatment and screenings. Rufus Roundtree & Da B’more Brass Factory headline.
Elizabeth Hazen: 7-9 p.m. at Atomic Books. The poet celebrates the release of her new book, “Girls Like Us,” and reads some selections.
An Ambient Evening w/ Lucas Yasunaga, unknown sound collective + more: 7:30 p.m. at The Undercroft. The Remington venue features a night of sound art acts.
VH1 Women of Power: 8-11 p.m. at The Modell Lyric. The “Basketball Wives” team of Shaunie O’Neal and Jackie Christie are joined by fellow VH1 stars Toya Wright and Amara La Negra.
Squeezebox Superstars: A Night of Accordion Mastery: 8-10:30 p.m. at Creative Alliance. Billy McComiskey, John Shock and Friends, Simone Baron, and Rob Curto are playing all night, and the music’s all right.
Sad & Boujee Emo + Trap Dance Party: 8 p.m. at Ottobar. The dance party features tunes from hip-hop, punk and more stars.
The Edmonson Avenue Club Reunion: 9 p.m.-3 a.m. at 2135 Edmonson Ave. Terry Tee, Sean Marshall and Kenny K are all on the decks.
Sauce Dance Party: 10 p.m. at The Crown. DJ James Nasty spins in Station North.
Sunday, March 8
International Women’s Day: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. at Hotel Revival. Celebrate with a fundraiser for My Sister’s Place Women’s Center, featuring food, drink, local goods and more.
2020 Annual Baltimore Antique Bottle Club Show: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at at CCBC Essex. The Baltimore Antique Bottle Club hosts a show and sale.
Mera Kitchen x Wet City: Chef Iman’s Sunday Brunch: 11 a.m. at Wet City. Chef Iman of Mera Kitchen Collective will be serving up Sunday brunch, complete with her Syrian specialties.
ARTS!-boretum: noon-3 p.m. at Cylburn Arboretum. The event features performances from local poets, musicians, artists and storytellers.
Rye’s Up: 5-8 p.m. at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore. The Baltimore Bartenders’ Guild event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Maryland Chapter. Local bartenders will be serving up their own takes on rye cocktails.
2020 Mac & Cheese Cookoff: 5-8 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewery. The cookoff benefits Moveable Feast.
“Twice Upon a Time“: 6:30-8:30 p.m. at SNF Parkway. The local animation program Sweaty Eyeballs presents a new film.
- Baltimore’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade paints the town green on March 15.
- Pearl Jam will be in Baltimore to rock on March 28.
- Spring is almost. there. The Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar returns under the JFX on April 5.