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Summer in the Squares: Peabody Harp Department. Spend a beautiful summer evening in Mount Vernon Place’s tranquil West Square listening to luminous harp music played by international prize-winning musician Jasmine Hogan and current students from the department. Jasmine has performed worldwide both as a soloist and collaboratively with internationally renowned orchestras, opera companies, and chamber musicians. Bring snacks and a blanket or folding chair to sit on the grass or sidewalk and enjoy this FREE evening of music. FREE. 7PM-8:30PM. Mount Vernon Place's West Square, 699 Washington Place, Baltimore. http://mvpconservancy.org/event/summer-in-the-squares-peabody-harpists-2/


Patterson Park Summer Concert Series. Concerts held on Pagoda Hill every summer June through August, in the evening. There are always plenty of food vendors and other fun stuff, so be sure to check out the best free concert series in Baltimore. What better way to end this summer concert series than with the one and only Caleb Stine! FREE. 6:30PM-8:30PM. https://pattersonpark.com/concert-series/


Films on the Pier: Wonder Woman. An HD screen lies at the end of Broadway Pier in Fells Point, which has shown weekly summer movies since 2009. Every Wednesday, bring a folding chair and cooler to the waterfront show. This week, enjoy Wonder Woman. FREE. 8PM-11PM. End of Broadway Pier, 900 Block S Broadway, Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/208655059753691/



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Weekend Warmup. Join the Shops at Kenilworth for fun on Thursday nights from June 28th-August 23rd. Grab your friends and jumpstart your weekend in our Food, Beer & Wine Garden with $5 drinks from Kenilworth Wine & Spirits and food specials. Plus, save with in store specials & services and shop with our Weekend WarmUp stylist-Mets Feeley. This week enjoy the sounds of the Dale Coleman Duo and MIX 106.5 will be there to kick off the event! FREE. 5PM-8PM. The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. https://www.facebook.com/events/2003572156573514


​Fit Before Flicks: Boot Camp with Savoy Fitness. Join Savoy Fitness for a free boot camp workout as part of the Fit before Flicks series. Every Thursday at 6:30pm before the Flicks on the Hill screenings, enjoy a different fitness activity led by local fitness experts. Also enjoy free museum admission 5PM-9PM, then stick around for the FREE Flicks From The Hill screening, Sherlock Holmes (2009) at 9pm on Federal Hill Park. FREE. 6:30PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-boot-camp.shtml


Reels & Reads: Corazón and The Heart. Looking for great new books to read? Do you love film? Creative Alliance and The Ivy Bookshop are teaming up to launch a new series that pairs a book and movie that explore similar topics. Read the book, then come to a screening of the related film. After the screening, there will be a discussion of the book and film pairing, led by members of the community who are experts on the shared topic. Haven't read the book yet? No problem! The Ivy Bookshop will be selling copies on site! For this screening, the film is "Corazón" and the book is The Heart, both dealing with heart transplants, hope, survival, life and death. More info on both the film and the book in the event link. $10, $7 members (+$3 at the door). 7:30PM. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/reels-reads-corazon-and-heart


Flicks from the Hill: Sherlock Holmes (2009). Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman's Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is free! The museum is FREE & OPEN 5pm-9pm on Flicks nights! In case of inclement weather, you can check AVAM's Facebook page if the screening has moved indoors to the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. Food and drink are allowed there. (Service animals are also allowed, though pets are not.) FREE. 9PM showtime. American Visionary Arts Museum., 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-sherlock-holmes.shtml



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3rd Fridays in the Square. ​The Canton Square Hospitality Association is launching a free outdoor concert series this summer to bring the community together in the heart of our neighborhood! Come enjoy live music in the Square with your friends and neighbors every 3rd Friday from May-September. Beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be for sale in the Square during the concerts, along with local restaurants selling their food in cafes set up in the street. FREE. 4PM-9PM. O'Donnell Square Park, 2917 Odonnell St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/356773101493957/?event_time_id=356773114827289


Summer Sounds at the Square - Crushing Day. The Square is the place to be on Friday nights in Baltimore, featuring live music from the region’s top bands as well as the restaurants and shops of Belvedere Square. In addition to free outdoor concerts, Summer Sounds offers a Kids’ Zone with fun activities. Crushing Day has been entertaining crowds up and down the East Coast for over two decades, playing songs you  recognize, and love to dance and sing to. Crushing Day has played over 3,000 live shows to audiences from Vermont to Florida, West Virginia to Atlantic City, and everywhere in between. FREE. 6PM-9PM. Belvedere Square, 529 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. http://belvederesquare.com/updates/2018-summer-sounds/


RISK! A live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV's legendary sketch comedy show, The State, RISK! has been downloaded tens of millions of times and has featured incredible true stories from Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Michael Ian Black, and regular folks from around the world. Slate calls RISK! "jaw-dropping, hilarious and just plain touching." RISK! also puts on live shows for sold out crowds internationally. $22, $19 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/risk



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55th Annual Havre de Grace Art Show. A juried art show presented by Soroptimist International of HdG, enjoy artists and craftsman, live entertainment, children's entertainment and specialty food. All proceeds from the show benefit academic and art scholarships, local schools, and community service projects. FREE. 10AM-8PM Saturday, 10AM-5PM Sunday. Tydings Memorial Park, 908 S Washington St., Havre de Grace. http://www.hdgartshow.org/


St. Gabriel Festival. Expect great Italian food, stage music, friends and fun! Vino, beer, indoor sit-down pasta dinner, vendors, art display, bingo, bocce tournament, sausage eating contest, and more! Sunday includes a special Mass at 9:30am, followed by a traditional street procession with a parade, band, Knights of Columbus color guard, local dignitaries, marchers, and parishioners, all following the statue of Saint Gabriel. FREE. 12PM-8PM Saturday, 11AM-7PM Sunday. St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 227 South Exeter St., Baltimore. https://saintleorcc.com/events/st-gabriel-festival-2018



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Whiskey on the Waterfront. FREE summertime concerts at the distillery! Enjoy waterfront views, refreshing cocktails, beer, wine and live music. Food and beverages will be available to purchase from Rye Street Tavern. Please feel free to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the waterfront view. No outside food, beverage and coolers will be allowed. This event is fun for everyone! Dogs are also welcome, but must be on a leash. FREE. 11AM-5PM. Sagamore Spirit, 301 E Cromwell St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/953688311423120/?event_time_id=953688324756452


Hot August Music Festival. Three stages of live music at this music festival will bring you a line-up that can't be beat! Soak up the last days of summer along with the sounds of the locally loved Cris Jacobs Band, New Orleans rock band The Revivalists, fiery roots group The Marcus King Band, the Psycho Killers and many more at this must-see annual show. Bring your friends and make it a party! Afterjam party at the Green Turtle after the event. Ticket prices vary. Save money and buy your ticket early. 11AM-10PM. Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Rd., Cockeysville. http://hotaugustmusicfestival.com/


SoBo Music Series: The Craig Alston Band. The SoBo Summer Music Series is a sequence of free concerts at various locations throughout South Baltimore featuring contemporary jazz and R&B. Craig Alston is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore who is best known as the saxophonist for Fertile Ground. Craig plays the saxophone, bass, or keyboard. As a saxophonist, Craig has played with jazz legends such as Larry Willis, David Murray, Oliver Lake, John Hicks and Jimmy Heath. FREE. 5:30PM-8:30PM. Carroll Park, 1515 Washington Blvd., Baltimore. http://www.promotionandarts.org/sobo-summer-music-series


We Hate Movies Podcast Recording. ​The We Hate Movies podcast uses bad movies, ranging from the tasteless to the tedious, as a jumping-off point for long-form conversations that include personal anecdotes, detailed trivia, and extensive criticisms. Hosted by comedians Andrew Jupin, Stephen Sajdak, Eric Szyszka, and Chris Cabin, We Hate Movies brings their own unique twist to the time-honored tradition of ragging on movies most people forget about. We Hate Movies will be covering the film Cobra (1986) starring Sylvester Stallone as a tough-on-crime street cop who must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans. $20, $17 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/we-hate-movies-podcast-recording



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​Walking Tour: Mount Vernon Place and Monument Climb. Hear the stories behind the Washington Monument and see the landmarks of Baltimore’s grandest historic neighborhood on this tour. If your legs are strong, climb the Monument’s 227 steps for a birds-eye view of central Baltimore. Per city code, space inside the monument’s tower is limited. The tour will be capped at 15 people and will meet at the South entrance of the Monument. $10 (reserve in advance). 10AM-11AM. Mount Vernon Place, 699 Washington Place, Baltimore. http://mvpconservancy.org/event/walking-tour-mount-vernon-place-and-monument-climb-18/


​Mount Vernon Foodie Exploration Tour. Bite of Baltimore, the city’s premier food tour purveyor, is taking adventurous solos on a walking culinary tour. As always, with Mixolo and our solo-friendly hosts, no plus-one required. Old and new collide in the best possible way as haute meets hot. While Mount Vernon’s history as the epicenter of Baltimore high society shapes its history, Mount Vernon is also one of the city’s cultural melting pots, which Bite of Baltimore highlights in the exciting food options on its tour. $90. 2PM-6PM. Maryland Historical Society, 201 W Monument St, Baltimore. https://www.mixolo.io/events/mount-vernon-foodie-exploration-tour-with-bite-of-baltimore


Jazz Night: Ed Hrybyk "Bright Moments" Album Release Celebration. ​Armed with advanced classical training from Baltimore School for the Arts and an extensive jazz education at University of the Arts, Ed Hrybyk’s bass playing is nothing short of world-class. This show celebrates the public release of “Bright Moments,” Ed’s debut album. A promising composer and arranger, Ed leads his six-piece band through a diverse selection of original compositions. $18, $15 members (+$3 at the door). 7:30PM. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/jazz-night-ed-hrybyk-%E2%80%9Cbright-moments%E2%80%9D-album-release-celebration



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Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It - Peach Salsa. The food preservation series is intended to provide a hands-on learning experience for beginners and advanced canners. This course is aimed at introducing the food science principles of high and/or low acid foods to be preserved, as well as the knowledge to safely can to prevent botulism.  For our advanced canners this class provides them with the updated science, resources, and tools that may not have been available when they first started canning. This class focuses on peach salsa. There will be a typical workshop class lecture, followed by participants going into the kitchen to make the canned produce that you will bring home that day. Fee includes lecture/instruction and all the equipment and produce to process your own preserved jar. $20. 6PM-8:30PM. University of Maryland Extension, 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville. ​https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grow-it-eat-it-preserve-it-series-baltimore-county-2018-tickets-43668294043



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Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It - Peach Salsa. The food preservation series is intended to provide a hands-on learning experience for beginners and advanced canners. This course is aimed at introducing the food science principles of high and/or low acid foods to be preserved, as well as the knowledge to safely can to prevent botulism.  For our advanced canners this class provides them with the updated science, resources, and tools that may not have been available when they first started canning. This class focuses on peach salsa. There will be a typical workshop class lecture, followed by participants going into the kitchen to make the canned produce that you will bring home that day. Fee includes lecture/instruction and all the equipment and produce to process your own preserved jar. $20. 1PM-4PM. Baltimore City Extension Office, 6615 Reisterstown Rd., Suite 201,
Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grow-it-eat-it-preserve-it-series-baltimore-city-2018-tickets-44459826538


Summer in the Squares MVP Movie Night: Coco. Head to Mount Vernon Place’s verdant East Square for this third movie of the summer. Bring your own snacks and a picnic blanket or lawn chair. As always, popcorn is FREE! Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. FREE. 7:30PM-11PM. Mount Vernon Place East Square, 699 Washington Place, Baltimore. http://mvpconservancy.org/event/mvp-movie-night-coco/


Films on the Pier: Jumanji. An HD screen lies at the end of Broadway Pier in Fells Point, which has shown weekly summer movies since 2009. Every Wednesday, bring a folding chair and cooler to the waterfront show. This week, enjoy the all star cast of Jumanji. FREE. 8PM-11PM. End of Broadway Pier, 900 Block S Broadway, Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/612037329155784/



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Weekend Warmup. Join the Shops at Kenilworth for fun on Thursday nights from June 28th-August 23rd. Grab your friends and jumpstart your weekend in our Food, Beer & Wine Garden with $5 drinks from Kenilworth Wine & Spirits and food specials. Plus, save with in store specials & services and shop with our Weekend WarmUp stylist-Mets Feeley. This week take part in free Salsa lessons with SalsaNow. FREE. 6PM-8PM. The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. https://www.facebook.com/events/2003572173240179


​Fit before Flicks: Pilates with Arielle Gordon. Pilates instructor Arielle Gordon will help you improve flexibility, build strength, and develop your core through this low-impact exercise. Join AVAM in their outdoor sculpture plaza for this free class. (Please bring a thick mat and towel!) Then, stick around for Flicks from the Hill the museum's free, outdoor movie series and this week's movie Hidden Figures. FREE. 6:30PM-7:30PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-pilates.shtml


Summer Soiree at the Sagamore Pendry. The End of Summer Soiree at the Sagamore Pendry is Fells Point Main Street's premier fundraising event. It is a celebration of the vibrant Fells Point community, showcasing the economic hub that lies within. Featuring live music from the Swinging Swamis, specialties from Fells Point's upscale dining scene, fashion from local retailers, effervescent refreshments from local producers, and a reverse raffle with an unbelievable grand prize, all housed in Baltimore's most sought-after, elegant venue, the Sagamore Pendry Hotel. $125 General Admission, $200 VIP Experience. 7PM-11PM. Sagamore Pendry Hotel, 1716 Thames St., Baltimore. https://www.summersoireegala.com/


Flicks from the Hill: Hidden Figures. Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman's Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is free! The museum is FREE & OPEN 5pm-9pm on Flicks nights! In case of inclement weather, you can check AVAM's Facebook page if the screening has moved indoors to the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. Food and drink are allowed there. (Service animals are also allowed, though pets are not.) FREE. 9PM showtime. American Visionary Arts Museum., 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-hidden-figures.shtml



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Summer Sounds at the Square - New Romance. 
The Square is the place to be on Friday nights in Baltimore, featuring live music from the region’s top bands as well as the restaurants and shops of Belvedere Square. In addition to free outdoor concerts, Summer Sounds offers a Kids’ Zone with fun activities. The New Romance cranks out an incredible nonstop high-energy show that will leave you breathless. You’ll know every song, dance for hours and sing at the top of your lungs. Think of it as your favorite mix tape of the 80s coming to life! FREE. 6PM-9PM. Belvedere Square, 529 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. http://belvederesquare.com/updates/2018-summer-sounds/

Letitia VanSant & The Young Novelists. ​Baltimore folk songstress, Letitia VanSant, hosts a magical night of harmony with Toronto roots-rock duo, The Young Novelists. Hailed as one of Baltimore's strongest songwriters (BmoreArt), VanSant's distinct voice is fortified by sparse indie folk and Americana arrangements. $18, $15 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/letitia-vansant-young-novelists



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SoBo Music Series: Omnia Azar. The SoBo Summer Music Series is a sequence of free concerts at various locations throughout South Baltimore featuring contemporary jazz and R&B. Omnia Azar is a singer, songwriter, arranger with an incredible stage presence that demands attention. Hailing from Benton Harbor, MI, she has shared the stage with artists such as Chico Debarge, Sunshine Anderson, Dwele and Avery Sunshine. Producers and artists worldwide have sought Ms. Azar for her songwriting and vocal talents. FREE. 4PM-5PM. Solo Gibbs Park, 1001 Leadenhall St., Baltimore. http://www.promotionandarts.org/sobo-summer-music-series



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Summer in the Squares: Symphony Number One. Bring snacks and a blanket or folding chair to sit on the grass or sidewalk and enjoy this FREE evening of music and fun in Mount Vernon Place’s west square. Symphony Number One is Baltimore’s newest chamber orchestra, performing substantial works by emerging composers, alongside riveting masterworks, beloved classics, and a twist of pop. SNO brings together great composers of the past, virtuoso performers of the present, and the leading compositional voices of the future, creating electrifying concert experiences for all of Baltimore. This summer, SNO returns to Mount Vernon Place to kickstart its 4th season with the Conservancy’s summer season finale! Featuring the music of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring alongside new works and exciting arrangements of pop favorites, there will be something for everyone! FREE. 7PM-8:30PM. Mount Vernon Place's West Square, 699 Washington Place, Baltimore. http://mvpconservancy.org/event/summer-in-the-squares-symphony-number-one-2/

Films on the Pier: Black Panther. An HD screen lies at the end of Broadway Pier in Fells Point, which has shown weekly summer movies since 2009. Every Wednesday, bring a folding chair and cooler to the waterfront show. This week, enjoy Marvel Studios' Black Panther. FREE. 8PM-11PM. End of Broadway Pier, 900 Block S Broadway, Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/1681689518553282/



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Fit Before Flicks: Tours de Federal Hill. The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) & Race Pace Bicycles are teaming up once again for the annual Tours de Federal Hill bike rides! See the local sights & scenery from the seat of your 2-wheeler on these relaxed, evening rides. Meet 6:30pm at Race Pace Bicycles(1414 Key Highway), then pedal through the historic neighborhoods & parks of Federal Hill, ending at AVAM around 8pm – just in time for you to visit the museum & catch the free Flicks from the Hill movie at 9pm! FREE. 6:30PM-8PM. Race Pace Bicycles, 1414 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-tours-de-fed-hill.shtml


​Pics in the Park - Wonder Woman. Pics in the Park is a free outdoor movie series on the lawn in Center Plaza. There is enough lawn space to seat hundreds, so tell your friends. Bring your own picnic basket, blanket, or lawn chairs and cozy up for a fun evening. Movies begin at sundown, which means show times will vary month to month. Wonder Woman is the selection this month. FREE. 8PM. Center Plaza,  120 W Fayette St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/2002345206696008/?event_time_id=2002345213362674


Flicks from the Hill: Austen Powers. Yeah, Baby! Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman's Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is free! The museum is FREE & OPEN 5pm-9pm on Flicks nights! In case of inclement weather, you can check AVAM's Facebook page if the screening has moved indoors to the Jim Rouse Visionary Center. Food and drink are allowed there. (Service animals are also allowed, though pets are not.) FREE. 9PM showtime. American Visionary Arts Museum., 800 Key Hwy, Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/flicks-austin-powers.shtml



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Summer Sounds at the Square - Ruthie & The Wranglers.
 The Square is the place to be on Friday nights in Baltimore, featuring live music from the region’s top bands as well as the restaurants and shops of Belvedere Square. In addition to free outdoor concerts, Summer Sounds offers a Kids’ Zone with fun activities. Ruthie & the Wranglers, play rockin’ American Roots music and are based in the Washington, DC area. After 25 Years of Wrangler Twang, including touring, radio airplay, and releasing six albums, the band remains a cornerstone of the DC roots music scene. FREE. 6PM-9PM. Belvedere Square, 529 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. http://belvederesquare.com/updates/2018-summer-sounds/


Interactive Movie Night & Dance Party: Footloose. Shout the lines...Dance like Kevin Bacon...Win stuff...Toss back small town cocktails! The Creative Alliance turning our favorite teen angst dance flick into an interactive movie night. Stick around for a dance party after the film. A limited number of game packs will be available at the door for $5. Packs include everything you need to play the Groundhog Day Game, which they made up. Come early to get your pack, grab a seat, and mingle with your hosts before the show. $12, $9 members (+$3 at the door). 7PM mingle, 8PM film. The Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2018/interactive-movie-night-dance-party-footloose



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Cooking Classes with Chef Jay Rohlfing. Join Cunningham's Cafe every month for their "Cooking with Jay" series. Every month, Chef Jay will share his knowledge of food and show you how to be a culinary master in your home. Learn everything you need to impress your friends and relatives. $35. 6PM-7:30PM. Cunningham's Cafe, 1 Olympic Place, Towson. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooking-classes-with-chef-jay-rohlfing-tickets-44289230280



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Summer Sounds at the Square: Crawdaddies. The Square is the place to be on Friday nights in Baltimore, featuring live music from the region’s top bands as well as the restaurants and shops of Belvedere Square. In addition to free outdoor concerts, Summer Sounds offers a Kids’ Zone with fun activities. The Crawdaddies, a roots rockin', zydeco, blues and funk band, close out the season for this last Summer Sounds at the Square concert. FREE. 6PM-9PM. Belvedere Square, 529 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. http://belvederesquare.com/updates/2018-summer-sounds/



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WTMD First Thursdays. ​Join WTMD at the Canton Waterfront Park for their First Thursday Festival! It’s free music on the waterfront presented by Brewer's Hill! This month's concert features Tune Yards, Fantastic Negrito, Jackie Greene, Wild Child, Danielle Nicole, and Paul Cebar. Many food vendors will be on site and beer, wine and cider are available for purchase. Rain or shine. FREE. 5PM-10:30PM; music begins at 5:30PM. Canton Waterfront Park, 3001 Boston St., Baltimore. https://wtmd.org/radio/first-thursday-concerts-in-the-park/



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3rd Fridays in the Square. ​The Canton Square Hospitality Association is launching a free outdoor concert series this summer to bring the community together in the heart of our neighborhood! Come enjoy live music in the Square with your friends and neighbors every 3rd Friday from May-September. Beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be for sale in the Square during the concerts, along with local restaurants selling their food in cafes set up in the street. FREE. 4PM-9PM. O'Donnell Square Park, 2917 Odonnell St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/356773101493957/?event_time_id=356773118160622



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Clock Room Tours. Every Saturday at the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower. Visit the tower and take a tour of our clock room! $5. Tours start at 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, and 2:30PM. http://www.bromoseltzertower.com/events​​


Free Yoga. ​Every Saturday in the Ballroom at the Belvedere. Come experience the Conservancy's sponsored free Yoga. Bring your own mat and water bottle. Appropriate for all levels. Thanks to instructor Jude Asher for leading this group! FREE. 8:15AM-9:30AM. Belvedere & Co., 1 East Chase St., Baltimore. http://mvpconservancy.org/events/

Artsy Yoga with Ana Temple. Saturdays. Every Saturday, artist, healing practitioner, and yoga instructor Ana Temple Rodney will lead a yoga session in the gallery. $10, $8 members. 10AM-11AM. Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2017/art-yoga-w-ana-temple-rodney

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Rhythms & Reels. April-October. Rhythms & Reels inspires Baltimoreans to celebrate community, culture and diversity through free, family friendly programming in city parks and spaces. Created in 2016, the Rhythms & Reels series began and continues to be a true collaborative community effort showcasing FREE movies & concerts in city parks and facilities. Fill your calendar with fun programming for all ages in 36 Baltimore communities from April through October. Complete list of events, times, locations here: https://bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/sites/default/files/rhythms&reels2018.pdf


Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar. ​April 8-December 23. For the 2018 season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar features new and returning farmers, concessionaires and bazaar vendors, and continues its “First Sunday” program, in which there is a special theme on the first Sunday of every month. "First Sundays" was started in 2017 to honor the 40th anniversary. Every Sunday. FREE. 7AM-12PM. Underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga Streets, Baltimore. http://promotionandarts.org/events-festivals/baltimore-farmers-market-bazaar

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Druid Hill Farmers' Market. June 6-October. Come to the Druid Hill Farmers Market for local produce, fresh baked goods, jam, local eggs, fresh prepared foods, crafts, and a full schedule of programming, including live music, free yoga classes, movies and more! These are just a few of the attractions that make the farmers’ market the place to meet with friends and community members each summer. Wednesdays, 3:30PM-7PM. Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swann Dr., Baltimore. http://www.druidhillpark.org/farmers-market.html


Pigtown Farmers' Market. June 6-October. The Pigtown Community Farmers Market is a program of the Friends of Carroll Park. The market is open from June to October, every Thursday at the corners of Washington Blvd. and Bayard St. FREE. 3PM-7PM. 1798 Washington Blvd., Baltimore. http://www.pigtowncommunityfarmersmarket.com/


Free Morning Yoga. August 7-September 25. Free yoga on Tuesdays in AVAM’s Sculpture Barn and Garden from Root to Rise Yoga. Bring your own mat and water, and enjoy yoga before you start your day. Brought to you in partnership with TKF Foundation (Nature Sacred). FREE. 7AM-8AM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/morning-yoga.shtml


Maryland State Fair. August 23-September 5. Celebrating its 137th year, MY Maryland State Fair begins with Preview/Ridemania night on Thursday, August 23, 5 PM-10 PM. Maryland State Fair buildings, barns, Thoroughbred horse racing, Midway rides, games and food, and more will open from Friday, August 24-Monday, September 3. MY Maryland State Fair recognizes the enduring appeal of Maryland’s citizens, students, and 4-H and FFA members to share their talents and compete for ribbons, prizes and bragging rights. The Maryland State Fair will also feature the thrills and chills, sights, sounds and aromas of numerous Midway and Kiddie Land rides, games, and food stands provided by Deggeller Attractions. For those with a more local palate, the Maryland Foods Pavilion and Dairy Bar will showcase fresh from the farm and Chesapeake Bay food and drinks. There is truly something for everyone at the Maryland State Fair! $1- adults ages 12+; $8 seniors ages 62+; $5 children 6+; FREE children ages 5 and under. Rides are individually priced. 10AM-10PM. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd., Lutherville-Timonium. http://www.marylandstatefair.com/home


Maryland Renaissance Festival. August 23 - October 21. The annual Maryland Renaissance Festival returns for another year of medieval revelry, jousting tournaments, and mead-swilling fun. During the festival’s nine-weekend run, satisfy your inner lord or lady by mingling with mock royalty, browsing arts and crafts vendors, and enjoying performances across 10 stages, including condensed Shakespeare plays, comedic sword fighting, and acrobatic acts, and there will be plenty of turkey legs. Ticket prices vary. Open every Saturday & Sunday (and Labor Day) 10AM-7PM. 1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis. http://www.rennfest.com/index.php


Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. August 30-September 2. Now celebrating its 38th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer to the Baltimore Convention Center this weekend. Founded in 1980 and formally known as the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, the show has drastically grown from a small regional event to become the largest indoor antiques show in the country featuring hundreds of international exhibitors. The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show has not only evolved in size, but in diversity of collections including furniture, American and European silver, major works of art, Asian antiquities, porcelain, Americana, antique and estate jewelry, glass, textiles and more. $20. 12PM-8PM Thursday, 11AM-7PM Friday & Saturday, 11AM-6PM Sunday. https://www.baltimoresummershow.com/

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