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October


12-21


Baltimore Beer Week. ​Charm City’s beer scene has exploded over the past decade. During this nine-day celebration of all things hoppy and frothy, check out annual brew week events such as the Baltimore Beer Legends Hall of Fame at the Mt. Washington Tavern, the Maryland Brewers Big Wheel Race at Max’s Taphouse, and endless pairings, new releases, and tap takeovers across the city. Prices, times and locations vary. See link for more details. http://baltimorebeerweek.com/


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The Eyeslicer Halloween Special. ​Taking viewers on a chaotic journey through the liminal space of the Halloween season, The Eyeslicer Halloween Special feels like an acid trip down the Halloween aisle at Party City. The Special features work by over a dozen boundary-pushing American filmmakers (and includes shorts that have played at places like Sundance, SXSW, TIFF, and True/False). The Eyeslicer Halloween Special is an experience like no other – a deranged, proudly transgressive anthology carving out a bold new space in the Midnight movie genre. $10. 7PM. Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave., Baltimore. https://mdfilmfest.com/film/the-eyeslicer-halloween/



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Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It: Apple Butter. 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 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 Apple Butter. 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. University of Maryland Extension, 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


Along Route 1: The Automobile Age from Baltimore to DC. Author Aaron Marcavitch will share stories and historic images from the historic US Route 1 corridor between Baltimore and Washington, DC, and sign copies of his book. FREE. 6:30PM-8PM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/



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Interactive Movie Night: The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. We screen the film, sing the songs, and show off our favorite raunchy Rocky Horror Picture Show performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what's on the slab! $15, $12 members (+$3 at the door). 7:30PM Thursday, 7:30PM & 10:30PM Friday & Saturday. Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/interactive-movie-night-rocky-horror-picture-show



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Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting & Networking. Join Downtown Partnership and the region's most influential business, government, and community leaders for their largest networking event of the year. 2018 was a big year for development in Downtown neighborhoods. To celebrate, Downtown Partnership is hosting this year's event at the newly-raised One Light Street. Enjoy sweeping views of the city and a first look at the new mixed-use tower in the heart of Downtown. The evening will feature a cocktail hours, networking, Downtown Baltimore Award presentations, and updates on The Partnership’s major initiatives. $130 members; $185 non members. 4:30PM-7:30PM. One Light Street, 1 Light St., Baltimore. http://www.godowntownbaltimore.com/events/default.aspx?eid=268B0D8A-B17B-E811-A2CF-000C2975210C


Do As the Romans Do…Drink! ​So much of viticultural history can be traced back to the Romans, who were avid wine drinkers, cultivating vines for centuries across their vast empire. Explore those ancient varietals in modern times, and do as the Romans do… Drink Wine! $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/do-as-the-romans-do-drink/


.05K Presented by 98Rock. A prelude to the Baltimore Running Festival, this is a race that truly everyone can finish! Run an exhausting 162 feet and receive a t-shirt, medal and a free beer when you cross the finish line. Worried about making it this tough distance? No worries, there's a water station at the half way mark. Proceeds benefit One Love Foundation. $15 entry fee. 6PM festivities begin; 8PM race start time. GAME Sports Bar, 1400 Warner St., Baltimore. http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/race-information-2/05k-presented-by-98rock/


​Make Night: Sugar Skulls. ​In this workshop, participants can create and decorate their own sugar skull. Instructor Alejandra Martinez teaches the class about the history of sugar skulls and their place in Día de los Muertos traditions. $35. 6PM-8PM. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. https://thewalters.org/event/make-night-sugar-skulls/



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Peabody on the Court. Enjoy free lunchtime concerts at the Walters’ Sculpture Court. FREE. 12PM-1PM. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. https://thewalters.org/event/peabody-on-the-court-2/


​Vivaldi Four Seasons. ​Led by early music specialist Nicholas McGegan, the program features two BSO violinists in Vivaldi’s beloved Four Seasons. Experience the enchanting incidental music Schubert wrote for the Viennese stage play, Rosamunde. Schumann’s Konzertstück, or Concert Piece for Four Horns, is almost as spectacular to see as it is to hear. Ticket prices vary. 8PM. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/vivaldi-four-seasons/



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Baltimore Running Festival/Baltimore Marathon. Many are calling this event one of the best races on the East Coast. With five distances to choose from, and all runners snagging a great Under Armour shirt for participating, this event is for you! You won’t want to miss the 17th Baltimore Running Festival, through the scenic Inner Harbor waterfront area, historic Federal Hill and charming Fells Point. Race registration fees vary. See link for more details. 7:30AM first race begins; 8AM Marathon begins. Downtown Baltimore. http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/race-information-2/


Official Halloween Bar Crawl. Get ready to put on your coolest, scariest or sexiest costume! This year's Halloween Bar Crawl will feature the best venues in Power Plant Live & live performances by Lectro Raiders along with the top dj's from NYC. Ticket purchase includes LED Bracelet indicating when to head to the next venue; 16oz Color Changing Cup; entry up to 5+ venues "No Cover"; kick-off party 1PM-2:30PM; Haunted Halftime Party; After Party; take home Swag; cash prize for tip Scariest, Funniest or Sexiest costume; up to 40% off drink specials and 25% off food specials. $29.99 through 10/14; $39.99 after 10/14. 1PM-9PM. Power Plant Live!, 34 Market Pl., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/official-halloween-bar-crawl-baltimore-md-tickets-42857840956


Binology 101: Basics of Wine Tasting. ​Bin 604 Wine Sellers hosts a series of in-depth tasting classes for the burgeoning wine enthusiast. Join wine experts for an entertaining 90-minute class jam-packed with valuable information, in a small, group format setting. In the Basics of Wine Tasting class, we explore the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals. Learn the basic terminology and techniques of wine tasting and how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. $29. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/binology-101-basics-of-wine-tasting-15/​​


Chimes Gala. Enjoy a Beach Boys performance, while supporting Chimes! Event begins with a cocktail hour, then moves through a seated dinner and Chimes program, a performance by the Chimes Choir, and culminates with The Beach Boys! Beach Casual attire. $275. 5:30PM-11:30PM. Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 700 Aliceanna St., Baltimore. ​http://chimes.org/event/chimes-gala/


Evening of Unexpected Delights. Join Mayor Catherine E. Pugh for an evening dedicated to ending homelessness and a concert to benefit The Journey Home featuring Grammy award winner Brandy! Evening to include Cocktail Reception with open bar and heavy hors'devours. $175. 6:30PM; 9PM concert. Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 West Mt Royal Ave., Baltimore. http://www.journeyhomebaltimore.org/evening-of-unexpected-delights/


​Yoga Now, Wine Later. Hosted by M.Power Yoga Studio, an all skill levels Vinyasa practice with Krista Darrell, followed by a curated wine tasting by BIN 604 Wine Sellers that will help you cool down and chill out after the practice! Wines will be paired with light appetizers. $35 non members, $28 members. 7PM-9PM. M.Power Yoga Studio, 3600 O'Donnell St., Ste. 100, Baltimore. http://mpoweryogastudio.com/events/yoga-now-wine-later-2/


Trash Wheel Fan Fest. It's time to dust of your googly eyes and break out your best trash-inspired fashion. At the Trash Wheel Fan Fest see the amazing fan art and other trash wheel inspired madness created by our awesome community. Witness the world premiere of new performance pieces, songs, and artwork inspired by the beloved trash guzzlin', pun makin' and ocean cleanin' machines. So raise your glass and give yourself a toast. On this night you and your devotion to the trash wheels are honored. Each ticket includes a custom Fan Fest pint glass and all-you-care-to-drink Peabody Heights Brewery, LLC brews. Mexican On The Run and Gypsy Queen Food Truck will be on site selling delicious fare. $30 early bird before 10/7, $35 general admission until 10/19; $40 at the door. 7PM-10PM. Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E 30th St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontpartnershipbaltimore.salsalabs.org/trashwheelfanfest2018/index.html


​Willard & Wood: An Evening of Impossibilities Magic Show. Join celebrated entertainers Willard and Wood for their full evening show in Baltimore! Now in it's third year in Baltimore, Willard & Wood: An Evening of Impossibilities features uncanny mental feats and magical happenings, along with clean comedy and audience interaction for an unforgettable night! You'll be dazzled by two of the region's top entertainers as they share unbelievable skills and impossible happenings. Ticket prices and options vary; ticket prices go up after 10/18. 8PM-10PM. The Grand Baltimore, 225 North Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/willard-wood-an-evening-of-impossibilities-magic-show-tickets-49355981068



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Baltimore Children's Business Fair. Meet entrepreneurs ages 6-14 during Free Fall Baltimore, the celebration of arts and culture. FREE. 12PM-3PM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/


​ellen cherry’s Rain Check with Eze Jackson and June Star. Experience ellen cherry’s rained out Artscape set of new material (with guest musicians, Max Bent (beatboxing), Richard Crafton (banjo), Thillman Benham (cello) and Andrew Grimm (guitar). Eze Jackson and June Star each play an opening set of their original music. Umbrellas not required! ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is an award winning song and story alchemist, musician and performer, based in Baltimore, MD. Mixing equal parts of pathos and humor throughout her songs, ellen cherry is mysterious and powerful on stage and her banter gives audiences a peek into a whimsical, curious mind. She seamlessly fuses her love of History, Poetry, and Literature with the Usual Suspects of Love, Loss, and Despair, with a powerful, commanding voice and skill on both guitar and piano. $18, $15 members (+$3 at the door). 7PM. Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/ellen-cherry%E2%80%99s-rain-check-eze-jackson-and-june-star



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The Eyeslicer Halloween Special. ​Taking viewers on a chaotic journey through the liminal space of the Halloween season, The Eyeslicer Halloween Special feels like an acid trip down the Halloween aisle at Party City. The Special features work by over a dozen boundary-pushing American filmmakers (and includes shorts that have played at places like Sundance, SXSW, TIFF, and True/False). The Eyeslicer Halloween Special is an experience like no other – a deranged, proudly transgressive anthology carving out a bold new space in the Midnight movie genre. $10. 9:30PM. Parkway Theatre, 5 W. North Ave., Baltimore. https://mdfilmfest.com/film/the-eyeslicer-halloween/



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Spooky Blind Tasting. ​It’s the time of the season for ghouls, goblins and shrouds of mystery! And, since BIN 604 likes to celebrate Halloween how they celebrate every holiday, with wine, they’re hosting a blind tasting! Come see how good your palate is while enjoying a flight of frighteningly good wines. $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/halloween-blind-tasting/


BSO Pulse: Kelela. BSO Pulse is back for the fourth season, bringing together the worlds of classical music and indie artists onto one stage! Each concert crosses genres, opening with a classical performance by members of the BSO, a set from our featured artist and culminating with a unique collaboration between the two groups. D.C. native Kelela embodies contemporary R&B, blending jazz influences and progressive electronic music to create an entirely new sound. With collaborations that include Solange and The Gorillaz under her belt and praise from The New York Times and Pitchfork (Best New Music), Kelela is an artist you will not want to miss. Every show kicks off with a pre-concert party with live music, happy hour drink specials and food from our favorite Baltimore spots. Ticket prices vary. 8:30PM (concert time). Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/bso-pulse-kelela/

 


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​ArBOOretum! Come in Costume! Kids can explore the spooky mansion, trick or treat around the gardens, have their faces painted, listen to creepy music and more. Learn about Bats, Owls, Spiders & other Nocturnal Wildlife with DNR Naturalists. Live raptors and reptiles from Carrie Murray Nature Center. Grab a bite from El Gringo and Wilde Thyme Food Trucks with seasonal items, hot soups, apple rings, pumpkin beignets as well as hot cider and hot cocoa. $15 per child; adults FREE. 5:30PM-8PM. Cylburn Arboretum Mansion, 4915 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arbooretum-tickets-49295252427?aff=efbeventtix



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BARCStoberfest 2018. ​The annual pet-friendly festival and fundraiser is here again! 5K run, one-mile walk, shopping market, beer garden, live music, yoga, food trucks, costume contests, fun for everyone...all with your dog! Help raise money to give second chances Baltimore's homeless, abused, neglected and abandoned animals. Register to run or walk and help BARCS raise funds to meet their goal, or just show up with your dog to cheer on the runners and have some fun! $40 minimum registration for run/walk; $10 admission to beer garden; $10 fee for yoga class; $10 registration for costume contest. See link for details on events schedule. Registration for the run/walk begins at 7:30AM; Festival opens at 9:30AM. Patterson Park, near the Pagoda, S Patterson Park Ave., Baltimore. https://www.barcstoberfest.org/


Binology 103: Building a Cellar - The Art of Aging. ​Bin 604 Wine Sellers hosts a series of in-depth tasting classes for the burgeoning wine enthusiast. Join wine experts for an entertaining 90-minute class jam-packed with valuable information, in a small, group format setting. You want to build a wine collection, but where do you start? There are many wines that can be considered age-worthy, but how do you tell which will grow with 3, 5, 10, or 20 plus years in your cellar. Age-worthy wines come from all over the world and a wide range of price points, so you don’t necessarily have to break the bank to be a collector. Join Matt to break down the red, white and sparkling wines that have the right stuff to improve with age. $39. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/1985/


19th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival. ​Calling all ghosts and ghouls, spooks and specters, frights and Frankenstein’s! By the light of the glowing moon, we gather to march through historic Patterson Park. Join your neighbors, friends, and family and help bring this year's festival and parade to life! EEEK, the theme of this year’s parade, is a throwback to classic Halloween! The day begins at 3:30pm with Baltimore's BEST Halloween festival featuring an adorable kids costume contest, lantern making, hayrides, dancers, live music, an arts & crafts market, and more. Local food trucks and the beer garden stay open until 8:30pm. Bring your picnic blanket and enjoy the afternoon. Once the sun sets, the magic begins. Grab your lantern and get ready to march with thousands of your neighbors, artists, musicians, and performers. You can also line the parade route to watch the delightful Great Halloween Lantern Parade. The route begins at the Boat Lake in Patterson Park, heads east to the annex of the Park, and ends back at the Pulaski Monument for a specially commissioned FINALE and dance party with Mark Evans and Soul Centered. Afterwards, head back to Creative Alliance for the Glow Ball After-Party! FREE. 3:30PM-8:30PM. Patterson Park, Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/19th-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival-eeek


​Octoberfest at the Vineyard. Join Boordy Vineyards for their annual "Octoberfest at the Vineyards". Delicious food, wine by Boordy, great silent auction /raffle items and music by The Racket (food and wine are sold separately and not included in the admission price). All proceeds will benefit the clinical care for people living with ALS. Advance tickets must be purchased by Friday, October 5th. Checks should be made payable to "Motor Neuron Disease Foundation" and mailed to G. Richard Scholl; 705 York Road, Baltimore, MD. 21204 or call 410-828-1961. $20 per person (advance purchase); $25 per person at the door. 6PM-9:30PM. Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes. https://www.facebook.com/events/1143420909143306/


The Glow Ball with Dos Santos. Come out for another year of Creative Alliance’s post Lantern parade wild costumed dance party! Dos Santos is a quintet based in Chicago. Their elasticity & consistency in live performance and their recorded output have garnered them wide attention as one of the city’s most potent, impactful performers. Collectively raised through the pedagogy of American popular and traditional Latin music, their future-minded sound gestures forward into an idealized new progressive American music, as rooted in Chicago as it is communicable with the world. $13, $10 members (+$3 at the door). 8:30PM. Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/glowball-dos-santos



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​Día de los Muertos Community Celebration. ​Celebrate Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) with traditional dance performances and art-making activities for everyone. Visitors will be able to contribute to a community altar, enjoy special food and drink, and take tours of the collection in both English and Spanish. FREE. 11AM-4PM. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. https://thewalters.org/event/dia-de-los-muertos-community-celebration/


Food Truck Rally. Local food trucks present a free rally on the waterfront, featuring local vendors, family-friendly activities, a bar and live music. FREE. 12PM-4PM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/ 


​Trick or Treat at the Square. Belvedere Square’s seventh annual Trick or Treat at the Square offers a fun-filled Halloween celebration for everyone! Among the treats: music by Hughes Entertainment, a Monster Mash dance lesson and performance by The White Marsh Ballet Academy, surprises from Square merchants, food and drink specials, a costume contest (18 and under), pumpkin decorating (free while supply lasts), new trunk-or-treating from community members, including Waldorf School of Baltimore, Govans Elementary School and more! 100% of the proceeds from the contest will benefit Govan’s Elementary. FREE; $5 entry fee for costume contest. 1PM-4PM. Belvedere Square, 540 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/1857363677684834/


​Grieg Piano Concerto. ​This salute to the great Scandinavian composers is led by Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann in his BSO debut. The ever-popular Finlandia is Sibelius’ ode to independence. Grieg’s Piano Concerto spotlights exciting keyboard virtuoso Freddy Kempf. Nielsen’s dramatic Fourth Symphony, "The Inextinguishable," reflects the battles of war and features an epic standoff between two timpanists playing on opposite sides of the stage. Ticket prices vary. 3PM. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 



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James McMurtry w/ Bonnie Whitemore. Texas singer/songwriter known for his hard-edged character sketches, James McMurtry, makes his Creative Alliance debut with a full band for a Halloween night blowout! Bonnie Whitmore may have a heart of gold, an outsize personality and a roof-raising laugh, but don't be fooled: her debut album has a body count. No fewer than two men die by Bonnie's own hand over the course of the record. As a killer, Whitmore's the last you'd suspect: Embers to Ashes is full of sly, spry country music, whiskey-soaked songs that recall prime Loretta Lynn and early Neko Case and, in their more uptempo moments, Miranda Lambert at her rowdiest. $25, $22 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/james-mcmurtry-w-bonnie-whitemore



November


1-4


​Baltimore Next Media Web Festival. Celebrating the best in New Media content! This festival will feature screenings, panel discussions, a virtual reality lounge, an awards ceremony, red carpets, networking opportunities, and after parties every night. Locations include The Creative Alliance & The Wright Theater at University of Baltimore. See link for event information. https://www.bnmwebfest.com/



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Weeknight Wine & Cheese. Wine and cheese are two of the world’s greatest pleasures. It makes sense to put them together on a weeknight, chill out with friends or not, and enjoy the absolutely divine combination of the two. Join BIN 604 as they do just that, and give you an idea of some of their favorite pairings to take home with you! $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/weeknight-wine-and-cheese/


​Baltimore Style's 2018 Big Bash, A Royal Affair. Grab your tiara and dress to impress for a night of fabulous fashion, food, and fun! Highlights include Fashion Show produced by Lana Rae, red carpet photos, prize packages, beauty bar, fortune telling, special shopping, and much more! $30. 6:30PM-9PM. Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, 550 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/baltimore-styles-2018-big-bash-a-royal-affair-tickets-48711724078


Baltimore Next Media Web Festival: Opening Reception. ​Locals Night at the Creative Alliance! We will show one screening section of local shorts and web series, along with an opening reception in the Marquee Lounge. Keynote Speaker is screenwriter Jamie Nash. $15, $12 members (+ $3 at the door). 7PM-10:30PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/baltimore-next-media-web-festival-opening-reception



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Kaia Kater. ​Born of African-Caribbean descent in Québec, Kaia Kater grew up between two worlds: one her family’s deep ties to Canadian folk music in her Toronto home; the other the years she spent learning and studying Appalachian music in the USA. Her old-time banjo-picking skills, deft arrangements, and songwriting abilities have landed her in the spotlight in North America and the UK, garnering critical acclaim from outlets such as Rolling Stone, CBC Music, No Depression and Uncut. $18, $15 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/kaia-kater


​Movie with Orchestra: The Nightmare Before Christmas. Enjoy Tim Burton’s 1993 animated musical fantasy film accompanied by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in this unique movie-going experience. Ticket prices vary. 8PM. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/movie-with-orchestra-the-nightmare-before-christmas/



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​Symphony Space-tacular: Star Wars & Beyond! Join this intergalactic experience featuring musical selections from Star Wars, Also sprach Zarathustra, The Planets and more. The program also highlights images from outer space. Prior to the concert, come the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures including face painting, crafts and more! Immediately following the family concert stay for a buffet lunch in the Meyerhoff lobby. Luncheon tickets purchased separately here. Ticket prices vary. 11AM. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/symphony-space-tacular-star-wars-beyond/


​Vino In Vogue. An afternoon of wine tasting & shopping in Harbor East at the 4th Annual Vino in Vogue! What better way to spend an afternoon? Taste wines from Harbor East restaurants while you swirl, sample and shop (this is Harbor East, after all). This not-to-be-missed fall event is perfect for both serious oenophiles as well as casual wine drinkers looking to mix, mingle and imbibe! Select neighborhood venues will host tasting tables along the sidewalks of Harbor East, with sommeliers and wine experts offering pours of various wines from their respective programs. Guests will have the opportunity to taste and explore different varietals, blends, and regions. Love one of the selections? Full glasses will be available for purchase. Complimentary cheese, sweets and lite bites are offered inside retail shops, with select stores hosting special sales and promotions. Live music from Grayson Moon makes the afternoon a festive fall affair. $35-$55 three ticket packages available. 12PM-4PM. Harbor East, Check-in Tent north side of Aliceanna Street mid-block between S. President & S. Exeter Streets, Baltimore. http://www.harboreast.com/event/vino-in-vogue-18/


Baltimore Craft Beer Festival. Held at the beautiful Canton Waterfront Park, this festival will feature over 40 Maryland craft breweries, as well as a homebrew competition. Attendees have the opportunity to judge their favorite local homebrews! Focusing on the Charm City lifestyle, the event includes live battling bands, fresh local food, trivia, yoga, and outdoor games. The event supports Strong City Baltimore, an organization focused on building & strengthening neighborhoods and people in Baltimore City. $40 General Admission; $55 VIP; $80 BAM Bus; $15 Designated Driver. 1:30PM-5PM (VIP access begins at 12PM). Canton Waterfront Park, 3001 Boston St., Baltimore. http://www.baltimorecraftbeerfestival.com/


Binology 101: Basics of Wine Tasting. ​Bin 604 Wine Sellers hosts a series of in-depth tasting classes for the burgeoning wine enthusiast. Join wine experts for an entertaining 90-minute class jam-packed with valuable information, in a small, group format setting. In the Basics of Wine Tasting class, you'll explore the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals. Learn the basic terminology and techniques of wine tasting and how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. $29. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/binology-101-basics-of-wine-tasting-16/


​Movie with Orchestra: The Nightmare Before Christmas. Enjoy Tim Burton’s 1993 animated musical fantasy film accompanied by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in this unique movie-going experience. Ticket prices vary. 3PM. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/movie-with-orchestra-the-nightmare-before-christmas/


​Blues: Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling. Chicago guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nick Moss is a bona fide bluesman down to his soul, a 30-year veteran of the city’s take-no-prisoners blues scene. Moss paid his dues gigging in Chicago’s rough and tumble West and South side blues clubs under the tutelage of some of the city’s greatest blues luminaries. New Jersey’s Dennis Gruenling is considered among today’s best blues harmonica players. His high-energy, full-throttle playing has earned him comparisons to the late James Cotton. $25, $22 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/blues-nick-moss-band-featuring-dennis-gruenling



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​Charm City Farms Pumpkin Smash. Charm City Farms Pumpkin Smash is a community event to gather over good food, live music, fun and games for kids, a toasty bonfire and tons of PUMPKIN SMASHIN' madness! Proceeds from food sales will benefit Charm City Farms. FREE. 12PM-5PM. Charm City Farms, 1310 Hillman St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/2234452753437874/


Restoration Facility Tour: the New, the Old, & the Restored. Take the 2pm train ride for a behind-the-scenes tour of the B&O Museum’s state-of-the-art restoration facility constructed in 2005 to restore and maintain the museum’s locomotive and rolling stock collection. This guided tour is an up-close and personal look at the shop including the machinery used in the restoration process and a peek at some of the “Iron Horses” currently being maintained and restored. Duration of the tour is 1 hour with an additional 15 minutes for train ride to and from the restoration shop. Space is limited to 25 people for age 13 and up. $11.00 per person with paid admission. 2PM. B&O Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt St., Baltimore. http://www.borail.org/November.aspx


Twilight in the Woods. ​Light up the night in honor of those we have loved and lost, including our fallen heroes. This outdoor event will provide a time for reflection and remembrance and will embrace attendees in a warm and meaningful glow. Registration is required for this event. FREE. 5PM-6PM. The Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods, 10431 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. https://www.gilchristcares.org/event/twilight-in-the-woods/?instance_id=777



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​The Songster Series - J Pope/Election Night After Party. J Pope - singer, MC, and percussionist of J Pope & The HereNow - is setting the Baltimore music scene on fire with her piercing, robust voice and lyrics, which are both by turns righteous and soul searching. Grab a drink and enjoy a night of music and conversation as she explores her interests and influences in Hip-Hop, R&B, Jazz, Gospel, Blues, and much more. Stay afterwards for the Election Night After Party celebrating democracy in action. Free drink for anyone with an “I Voted” sticker! FREE. 7PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/songster-series-j-popeelection-night-after-party



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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. Cunningham's Cafe, 1 Olympic Pl., Towson. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooking-classes-with-chef-jay-rohlfing-tickets-44289224262


​Baltimore Filmmaker Lounge. Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers in the Creative Alliance Lounge!  Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Samantha Mitchell (samantha@creativealliance.org) to be added to the line up. FREE. 7PM-9PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/baltimore-filmmaker-lounge



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The Perfect Thanksgiving Wines. Join BIN 604 as they show off the best wines for the Turkey table, and a few that’ll just help you endure the holiday if your family stresses you out. Whether it’s a Friendsgiving celebration, or a long standing family tradition, they’ve got the wines for you. $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/the-perfect-thanksgiving-wines/



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Maryland Irish Festival. This annual celebration of Irish culture features local, regional and international Irish music, Irish Dancers, traditional cuisine, cultural exhibits and workshops, and a wide variety of quality vendors of Irish goods. Celebrate Irish culture all weekend with great music, food, beer, and do some early Christmas shopping with fantastic vendors! Festival includes many Cultural and Historical displays and performances, a “Speaker Series”, and a large dedicated kids play area with bouncy castles, activities, and games. Ticket options and prices vary. 6PM-11PM Friday, 12PM-11PM Saturday, 12PM-6PM Sunday with 10:30AM Mass. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Cow Palace, 2200 York Rd., Timonium. http://irishfestival.com.s141542.gridserver.com/



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29 Days Later Film Project 2018. What can local indie filmmakers dream up in just 29 days? Find out at the Tenth Annual screening of the 29 Days Later Film Project. All awards will be given out following the films. $10, $7 members (+ $3 at the door). 7PM & 9:15PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/29-days-later-film-project-2018



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Binology 101: Basics of Wine Tasting. ​Bin 604 Wine Sellers hosts a series of in-depth tasting classes for the burgeoning wine enthusiast. Join wine experts for an entertaining 90-minute class jam-packed with valuable information, in a small, group format setting. In the Basics of Wine Tasting class, you'll explore the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals. Learn the basic terminology and techniques of wine tasting and how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. $29. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/binology-101-basics-of-wine-tasting-17/


Caleb Stine’s Round the Mountain. ​For this year’s edition of ‘Round the Mountain, Baltimore’s beloved folk troubadour, Caleb Stine, captains a musical space cruiser that will circle a big global summit, connecting America country sounds here and abroad. In the 1980s, Abidjan’s Jess Sah Bi & Peter One became one of the most popular musical acts in not just the Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), but broader West Africa, eventually performing with a full band to stadium-sized audiences at home and throughout Benin, Burkina Faso and Togo.  Their sound connected local musical styles with the music of the American South. For this Round the Mountain show, they will perform a set of their own songs, and will be joined by the Round the Mountain musicians for some tasty surprises. Dave Hadley is one of the finest pedal steel and dobro guitarists in the region. Dave is a touring member of Creative Alliance favs, The Bumper Jacksons, and has several side projects showing off his virtuosity. If Dave is on stage, get ready for steel guitar awesomeness. Audrey Hamilton can bow a mean fiddle. Audrey is a Baltimore gal who can been seen playing bass with Cara Kelly and The Tell Tale. She’s played strings and sang with Caleb on his latest album, MOON. $25, $22 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/caleb-stine%E2%80%99s-round-mountain



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Fall Fairy and Gnome Walk and Craft. ​Walk through fall leaves in the enchanted forest to find our hidden fairy and gnome friends. Find and keep any treasures that you find along the trails. We will enjoy story time, hands on activities and crafts making Fall Flower Fairies and gnomes. We encourage everyone to dress in their best magical garb. Ages 5-10. $7 per child. 2PM-4PM. Cylburn Arboretum, Greenhouse Classroom, 4915 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-fairies-and-gnomes-walk-and-craft-tickets-48844712851



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Beaujolais Nouveau! Every year on the third Thursday of November, a new wine is born… Beaujolais Nouveau! A longstanding regional tradition that has spread all around the world, these super-light, fresh and fruity wines are a celebration of the year’s harvest. Come, drink and dance with us all day long! Complimentary tastings all day! FREE. 11AM-10PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/beaujolais-nouveau/


Baltimore Whiskey Festival. ​Explore the best in distilled spirits! The Baltimore Whiskey Festival offers you the opportunity to taste from a selection of more than 60+ whiskies from around the world. Your ticket includes access to the grand tasting and a commemorative glass, FREE seminars conducted by whiskey and scotch experts, succulent gourmet food, an opportunity to meet the distillers, and music provided by an in-house DJ. $89 Advance; $99 On-Site. 6PM-9PM. The Assembly Room, 316 Guilford Ave., Baltimore. http://bmorewhiskey.com/



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​Creative Alliance & Charm City Bluegrass Present: The Gibson Brothers. Creative Alliance & Charm City Bluegrass are teaming up to present bluegrass royalty The Gibson Brothers, debuting new material for a raucous night of bluegrass standards and country rock explorations. The Gibson Brothers are known for their goosebump-inducing harmonies and virtuosic musicianship. For this show, expect some high-energy Gibson Brothers bluegrass classics as well as some country rock jams with a full band. $22, $19 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/creative-alliance-charm-city-bluegrass-present-gibson-brothers



Ongoing


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/


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 Filmmaker Lounge. ​September 5-December 5; 1st Wednesday of each month. Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers in the Creative Alliance Lounge. Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Samantha Mitchell (samantha@creativealliance.org) to be added to the line up. The first session will be hosted by actress Leesa Ashley! September 5, October 3, November 3, &  December 5. FREE. 7PM-9PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. http://creativealliance.org/events/2018/baltimore-filmmaker-lounge


Pumpkinfest 2018. ​September 29-October 28. PumpkinFest is back Saturdays & Sundays! Once again this year there is no admission fee! Come enjoy Pumpkin Beer, food vendors, ice cream, live music, u-pick pumpkin/gourd patch, hay rides (free with purchase of a pumpkin), corn maze, crafts, farm animals and a kids' game area. Plus, Ravens games will be played in the taproom/beer garden on days when games are scheduled. FREE admission. 10AM-6PM Saturdays; 12PM-6PM Sundays. Falling Branch Brewery, 825 Highland Rd., Street. https://www.facebook.com/events/290924635039724/


35th Annual North American Miniature Art Exhibition. October 4-November 4. This show features miniature works of art in various mediums from artists all over North America. Framed 2D work must be no larger than 6"x8" and 3D work is limited to 8" in any direction. Free opening reception, awards ceremony, and miniature talk on Saturday, October 6, from 1-4PM. Artwork is available for viewing and/or purchase. 12PM-6PM Thursday-Saturday; 12PM-5PM Sunday. Art Gallery of Fells Point on the Avenue in Hampden, 825 W. 36th St., Baltimore. http://artgalleryoffellspoint.org/2018-mini-show/


Weekend Workers. October 6-October 27, Saturdays. It’s all about fun as you discover how things work. These engaging activities allow children of all ages to investigate the world around them. Please note, weekly activities are subject to change. See link for schedule of activities for October. FREE with admission. 11AM-2PM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/


Drop-in Art Activities. ​October 6-​​October 28. Saturdays and Sundays, drop-in, explore cool materials, and create a work of art to take home! Each weekend features a new project, and each month has a different theme. October's theme is: How it’s Made. The third weekend of each month also features a special Paint Party and Walk-in Family Tour. FREE. 11AM-4PM. https://thewalters.org/event/art-cart-drop-in-art-activities-2018-09-01-2/2018-10-06/


Africa Umoja – “The Spirit of Unity Tour”. ​October 16-October 28. Performed for Kings and Presidents and the public worldwide, Africa Umoja is now ready to invade North America again. This show is sure to entertain and enlighten. AFRICA UMOJA elevates the human spirit. The spirit of Togetherness, the tale of South Africa, its people and their song. Come marvel at the beautifully designed costumes and award-winning, internationally-acclaimed choreography. Ticket prices and showtimes vary. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. http://www.france-merrickpac.com/index.php/calendar