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​​​​​September


​​30-October 2


Fells Point Fun Festival. The largest live music event in Baltimore, but that's not all - there are hundreds of food and retail vendors. Drink ticket sales benefit the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fell's Point. Come on down to Fells Point, for a cool adult beverage, a crab cake, some Maryland flag swag, and listen to great bands. The most fun weekend in Charm City! The best part? It's FREE to enter. FREE; Drink ticket purchase options available from $25-$40 (plus fees). 3PM-9PM Friday, 11AM-8PM Saturday & Sunday. Fells Point Historic Waterfront, Thames St from Caroline to Wolfe St., Baltimore. https://www.fellspointfest.com/



30

Tarantulas & Tequila. Tarantulas, scorpions, and centipedes…oh my! Join the Zoo for an exciting night on the Mansion House porch, featuring up-close encounters with creepy crawlies from their friends at the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, as well as delicious offerings from Milagro Tequila and Papi’s Tacos. Tickets include one tequila based cocktail, three tequila variety samples, three tacos and snacks, dessert and a take away gift. There will be fun photo ops with the creepy crawly guests, too! Guests must be age 21+ to attend. $85; $80 members. 5PM-9PM. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. ​https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/tarantulas-tequila/september-30th/


Yoga with DivaYogi. ​Family friendly, beginner level yoga class. Participants will be guided through a series of accessible standing, seated, and reclined yoga poses. They are designed to help improve circulation, strength, balance and bring an overall sense of wellbeing. Not only will this class help you to reconnect with yourself, but your community, as well. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935234


​The Cuisine of Alsace. Alsace has one of the most interesting culinary histories of any region in Europe. From Charlemagne's rule in 496 to the French Revolution in 1789 to the Franco-German War of 1871 to Alsace's current status as the home to the Counsel of Europe and its firm roots as part of France, its cuisine has been influenced and edited throughout the ages by numerous cultures and ingredients. In this class you will create some of the great Alsace dishes such as: Flammekeuche (Alsatian Pizza); Choucroute Garnie (sausages & pork with cabbage); Farmhouse Chicken in Vinegar Sauce; Baeckeoffe (Alsatian Stew); Apple Strudel to finish. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cuisine-of-alsace-tickets-405683248517



October


1-2


Charles Village Festival. The Charles Village Festival is an annual two day event held in the Wyman Park Dell. CVF 2022 will feature excellent food, fine craft beers and wine, local and national craft vendors, live music from Baltimore's best bands, kids' games, the first annual Charles Village Pet Parade, Soccer in the Dell and the Charles Village Garden Walk. FREE admission. 11AM-8PM Saturday; 11AM-6PM Sunday. Wyman Park Dell, N Charles St. at 29th St., Baltimore. https://www.charlesvillagefestival.net/


Bocce Tournament & Family Picnic. Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) will kick off the organization’s annual Bocce Tournament & Family Picnic benefiting the Special Olympics. Saturday, Oct. 1, will feature the public tournament, with the Special Olympics tournament taking place Sunday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to enjoy the bocce games, live entertainment, food, beer, wine and an espresso and coffee bar. Guests can also purchase imported Italian ceramics from an on-site vendor. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets! $15 Two Day Admission Ticket; $10 One Day Admission Ticket; FREE for Children Under 12; $50 Bocce Tournament per person for teams of 4 (includes admission to the event). 12PM-7PM each day. The Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N Tollgate Rd, Bel Air. https://www.thesiab.org/event/bocce-tournament-family-picnic/



1-23


Maryland Renaissance Festival. ​Renn Fest is back and open weekends through October 23! With 8 stages, jousting, street entertainment and pub/tavern performances all included with your admission, there is so much to do and see, that not all of it can be experienced in one day. Ticket prices vary and are subject to change. See link for more info. 10AM-7PM. Maryland Renaissance Festival, 1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis. https://rennfest.com/



1


Bootcamp with XPF. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! Registration required. FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935027

Dance2Fitness with XPF. D2F is a fun, vigorous, prime workout that infuses high-intensity, functional fitness movements into choreographed dance routines. Expect increased energy, fat loss, improved coordination and cognitive functioning. Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935055

Yoga for All. Come to learn and play! All bodies are welcome at this family-friendly class suitable for beginners and advanced students alike. Registration required. FREE. 10AM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934838


Oktoberfest Favorites. Join this class to make and enjoy a great variety of delicious Oktoberfest favorites. Menu includes: Beer Cheese & Pretzels; Beer Brats & Haus Kraut; Green Salad with Brussels Sprouts & Hot Bacon Dressing; Sauerbraten with Potato Pancakes & Spaetzle;  Warm German Apple Cake with Ice Cream. $65. 11:30AM-2PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-tickets-388273625867


Baltimore by Baltimore Festival. A music and makers festival series hosted every first Saturday of the month, May - November 2022, at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater. A free celebration of the music, makers, and munchies that make Baltimore truly special at the gem of the city, the Inner Harbor Waterfront. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore team and a rotating selection of emerging Baltimore producers offer a day of  unique family-friendly activities, food, and performances at the famed Inner Harbor Amphitheater. FREE. 12PM-8PM. Inner Harbor Amphitheater, Light St. and Pratt St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontpartnership.org/enjoy/baltimore-by-baltimore


Twilight Family Stroll: Nocturnal Naturalists. Join the Maryland Zoo naturalists and learn how to find, identify, and help some of the amazing nocturnal animals that may live in your own backyard. You’ll even have the chance to experience what it is like to be a naturalist first hand! Ever wonder what happens at the Zoo after hours and the lights go out? Bring your friends, family, and flashlight for this guided tour of the Zoo as the sun goes down. Learn how to use your senses at night and how animals are adapted to life in the dark. Participants will tour the Zoo from a whole new perspective. $45, $35 members. 5PM-7PM. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/twilight-family-stroll/nocturnal-naturalists/


Oktoberfest Favorites (Dinner Edition). Join this evening class to make and enjoy a great variety of delicious Oktoberfest favorites like Beer Cheese & Pretzels; Beer Brats & Haus Kraut; Green Salad with Brussels Sprouts & Hot Bacon Dressing; Sauerbraten with Potato Pancakes & Spaetzle; Pork Schnitzel with Lemon; Warm German Apple Cake with Ice Cream. $80. 5PM-8PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-tickets-405728574087



2


Riot Squad Run. The mission of RIOT Squad is to continue to foster a supportive environment in Baltimore City for each other's goals, both fitness and in life. Join a community of dedicated runners and family of athletes pushing each other to achieve goals on and off the pavement! Each Sunday run features two routes 3-4 Miles and 5-7 miles. All paces and levels are welcomed. Registration required. FREE. 8AM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934506

Flex'T Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. Instructor Andersen Banks teaches a class called FLEX'T,  a myofascial yoga class designed to realign the spine and open up the body's pelvic floor. Come and enjoy an unforgettable Sunday stretch overlooking the Waterfront! Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935154

Low Impact Bootcamp with Federal Hill Fitness. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give 45mins and this class will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome.  Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! Registration required. FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935105


Sunday Supper Series: Oktoberfest. Join this class to make and enjoy a great variety of delicious Oktoberfest favorites. Menu includes: Beer Cheese & Pretzels; Beer Brats & Haus Kraut; Green Salad with Brussels Sprouts & Hot Bacon Dressing; Sauerbraten with Potato Pancakes & Spaetzel; Warm German Apple Cake with Ice Cream. $65. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-supper-series-oktoberfest-tickets-405735424577



3


​Mission Fit Boot Camp. ​Join MissionFit, a non-profit gym for inner-city youth, to whip all ages into shape. Coach Yoshwah will teach how and why form matters for foundational exercises and ways to make an exercise tailored to your fitness level and body type. But don't get it twisted; you will sweat and be challenged, both as an individual and a team! Bring your children, spouse, or friend to get this work! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934996



4


Strong on the Lawn. Join Jessi, NASM certified personal trainer and running coach with Charm City Run for a bodyweight bootcamp intended to test your strength and stability. Participants will work on total body strength, core and agility in this fast paced class. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat and a great attitude! All levels welcome. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935130



5


Line Dancing. A beginner line dance class where participants will learn various line dances, terminology, and the self-confidence to get up and dance when familiar line dance music is played at events! Line dancing can help with memory and coordination, and it is a wonderful way to get a total body workout while listening to music and meeting new friends. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935081

Vinyasa Yoga with Breathing Dragon. ​Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935182


​The Cuisine of India. Learn to cook classic Indian dishes during this cooking class, and then enjoy your efforts! Menu includes Vegetable Samosas; Shahi Paneer or 'Royal Cottage Cheese'; Chicken Kofta, Chickpea Masala; Badaam Pasanda, a lamb curry; Roti, a traditional flat bread; Spicy pickled vegetables and a few chutneys. Vegetarian options available. $80. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cuisine-of-india-vegetarian-options-tickets-419788537817



6-9


​50th Annual Baltimore Greek Festival. Baltimore's Greek Festival is BACK with Greek food, wine and culture! Come and join the 50th anniversary festival! Savor the finest homemade Greek food and pastries and enjoy family-friendly activities. Bring your dancing shoes and celebrate the music of Greece. FREE admission. 5PM-9PM Thursday; 11AM-9PM Friday & Saturday; 12PM-5PM Sunday. Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 W Preston St., Baltimore. https://annunciationbaltimore.org/Festival



6


Lunch Meditation. Walking Meditation w/ Certified nature Guide Ted Martello of Baltimore City Rec & Parks or Philip McNight, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Nature therapy is focused around sensory immersion in a natural environment. Guided by invitations to connect with nature through one of the senses, participants find themselves immersed in the natural environment of Wills Park and will draw from this their own unique experience. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935344

Beginner Yoga with Claire Strock. Develop awareness and presence in the body through mindfulness, breath work, and steady gentle movement. Class will begin with a warm up followed by a combination of sitting and standing poses, balancing work, twists, and will end with a relaxing savasana meditation. This is a level one yoga class. Adaptations can be made for all levels. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935210


​Paella & the Cuisine of Spain. With the culinary mecca, Barcelona at the center of Catalonia, it is easy to understand how both classic and avant-garde this region's cuisine has been and has evolved. With miles of coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, it is no surprise that seafood plays a major role in the classic Catalan dishes. Join this class and prepare a few tapas for snacking, Cod in the classic Catalan Sauce with Pine Nuts and Raisins as a first course, Barcelona-style Paella with Chicken, Chorizo & Seafood as the main course and the traditional Catalan Caramel Custard for dessert. $80. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paella-the-cuisine-of-spain-tickets-405722104737


Interactive Movie Night: Rocky Horror Picture Show. The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. Screen the film, sing the songs, and enjoy favorite local Rocky Horror performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what's on the slab! Come early, grab a cocktail, a toss pack, the game rules and a good seat! You are welcome to bring your own supplies for Rocky Horror, BUT please DO NOT THROW FOOD! Two show times available. $20, $17 Members (+$3 service fee). 7PM & 10PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2022/interactive-movie-night-rocky-horror-picture-show



7


Drinking with Dinos. Enjoy an evening drinking among dinosaurs at the Zoo! You’ll visit the DINOSAURS exhibit and travel through a prehistoric forest of roaring, rustling dinosaurs deep in the heart of the Zoo where you’ll find local craft beer and wine stations. Enjoy an included food truck meal while you learn how these fascinating creatures moved, hunted, and reared their young in many of the same ways our animals do today. Ticket includes 3 drink tickets, a food truck meal and an after hours guided tour. 21+ event. $65, $60 members. 5PM-7PM. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/drinking-with-dinos/october-7/


​Highlandtown First Friday Art Walk. Come for a self-guided Art Walk through Highlandtown. Enjoy drink and food specials at restaurants and bars like Snake Hill, Sally O’s, and IndoViet. Check out the Art Walk Map for venue locations and details to plan your night! FREE. 5PM-8PM. Highlandtown, Eastern Ave from S Ellwood St. to S Conkling St., and Gough St. from S Highland St. to S Conkling St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/773274917419193/


Yoga with DivaYogi. ​Family friendly, beginner level yoga class. Participants will be guided through a series of accessible standing, seated, and reclined yoga poses. They are designed to help improve circulation, strength, balance and bring an overall sense of wellbeing. Not only will this class help you to reconnect with yourself, but your community, as well. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935235


Date Night: Cuban Cuisine. Join this class to explore the everchanging dishes of this unique country. No date required to join! Menu includes: Arroz y Frijoles Negros; Ropa Vieja; Lechon Asado; Croquetas; Fried Plantains; Caramel Flan. $80 per person. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-cuban-cuisine-tickets-388211590317



8

Bootcamp with XPF. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! Registration required. FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935028

Dance2Fitness with XPF. D2F is a fun, vigorous, prime workout that infuses high-intensity, functional fitness movements into choreographed dance routines. Expect increased energy, fat loss, improved coordination and cognitive functioning. Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935056

Yoga for All. Come to learn and play! All bodies are welcome at this family-friendly class suitable for beginners and advanced students alike. Registration required. FREE. 10AM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934839


​Wild About Penguins. Did you know that the Zoo's penguins are actually from South Africa and enjoy the warm weather? Join zookeepers to hear about conservation efforts and the incredible penguin colony at the Penguin Coast exhibit! Participate in keeper chats, penguin-themed activities, and more. FREE with admission. 10AM-3PM. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/4428-2/wild-about-penguins/


Oysterfeast. Come learn how to shuck, roast and fry oysters. You will be preparing them a few different ways with some sides, and then enjoying your creations! Menu includes: Oysters: Raw, Fried & Roasted with Assorted toppings and dipping sauces; Oyster Stew; German Potato Salad; Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil Salad; Seasonal Fruit Cobbler. $80. 12PM-2:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oysterfeast-tickets-419795007167



9

Riot Squad Run. The mission of RIOT Squad is to continue to foster a supportive environment in Baltimore City for each other's goals, both fitness and in life. Join a community of dedicated runners and family of athletes pushing each other to achieve goals on and off the pavement! Each Sunday run features two routes 3-4 Miles and 5-7 miles. All paces and levels are welcomed. Registration required. FREE. 8AM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934507

Flex'T Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. Instructor Andersen Banks teaches a class called FLEX'T,  a myofascial yoga class designed to realign the spine and open up the body's pelvic floor. Come and enjoy an unforgettable Sunday stretch overlooking the Waterfront! Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935155

Low Impact Bootcamp with Federal Hill Fitness. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give 45mins and this class will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome.  Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! Registration required. FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935106


10

​Mission Fit Boot Camp. ​Join MissionFit, a non-profit gym for inner-city youth, to whip all ages into shape. Coach Yoshwah will teach how and why form matters for foundational exercises and ways to make an exercise tailored to your fitness level and body type. But don't get it twisted; you will sweat and be challenged, both as an individual and a team! Bring your children, spouse, or friend to get this work! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934997


11

Strong on the Lawn. Join Jessi, NASM certified personal trainer and running coach with Charm City Run for a bodyweight bootcamp intended to test your strength and stability. Participants will work on total body strength, core and agility in this fast paced class. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat and a great attitude! All levels welcome. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935131


12

​​Line Dancing. A beginner line dance class where participants will learn various line dances, terminology, and the self-confidence to get up and dance when familiar line dance music is played at events! Line dancing can help with memory and coordination, and it is a wonderful way to get a total body workout while listening to music and meeting new friends. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935082

Vinyasa Yoga with Breathing Dragon. ​Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935184


13

Lunch Meditation. Walking Meditation w/ Certified nature Guide Ted Martello of Baltimore City Rec & Parks or Philip McNight, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Nature therapy is focused around sensory immersion in a natural environment. Guided by invitations to connect with nature through one of the senses, participants find themselves immersed in the natural environment of Wills Park and will draw from this their own unique experience. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935345

Beginner Yoga with Claire Strock. Develop awareness and presence in the body through mindfulness, breath work, and steady gentle movement. Class will begin with a warm up followed by a combination of sitting and standing poses, balancing work, twists, and will end with a relaxing savasana meditation. This is a level one yoga class. Adaptations can be made for all levels. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935211


14-15


MD State BBQ Bash. ​A barbecue themed street festival featuring the Maryland State BBQ Championship, with more than 50 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond competing for cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, TN and The American Royal in Kansas City, MO. In addition, more than 40 amateur teams will compete in the MD State BBQ Bash Tailgate Challenge to see who has the best ribs and chicken while competing for cash, prizes, and bragging rights. Great food, great music, great people, the Maryland State Barbecue Championship, and the MD State BBQ Bash Tailgate Challenge have combined to create a tradition that you will want to be a part of this year and in the years ahead. FREE admission. Friday 4PM-10PM, Saturday 12PM-10PM. Downtown Bel Air, between N Bond St & S Hayes St, from W Pennsylvania Ave to Churchville Rd, Bel Air. https://downtownbelair.com/md-bbq-bash/


​Black Choreographers Festival. ​The Black Choreographers Festival is a weekend of dance that will highlight the beauty & talent of Baltimore BIPOC dance artists. This Festival will connect and reflect the Baltimore dance community through movement workshops, panel discussions, and performances that will be facilitated by BIPOC artists. The Black Choreographers Festival will represent the Baltimore community through unique works that are choreographed by dancers who mirror what many Baltimore residents look like, people of color. See link for full schedule of events. $20 Both Nights; $12 Virtual Tickets; $10 per workshop; $30 Workshop Pass. 8PM Performances on Friday & Saturday; 2:30PM-6:30PM Workshops on Saturday. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2022/black-choreographers-festival



14

Twilight Family Stroll: Dinos at Dusk. What lurks at the Zoo at twilight? Dinosaurs of course, and other animals too. Bring your friends, family, and flashlight for a sundown exploration of the ways dinos are like some of the Zoo animals. Participants will tour the Zoo from a whole new perspective. $51, $40 members. 5PM-7PM. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/twilight-family-stroll/dinos-at-dusk/


Yoga with DivaYogi. ​Family friendly, beginner level yoga class. Participants will be guided through a series of accessible standing, seated, and reclined yoga poses. They are designed to help improve circulation, strength, balance and bring an overall sense of wellbeing. Not only will this class help you to reconnect with yourself, but your community, as well. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935236



15

​Baltimore Running Festival. ​Charm City’s 21st Annual Running Festival offers races that never disappoint! Runners are sure to have quite the unique and memorable experience as they tour every corner of the city. And the post-race festivities are amazing and certainly well-earned! 5K and Half Marathon Races begin at Light & Pratt Streets; Marathon and 10K begin at Camden Yards. Entrance fees vary depending on event and when registration takes place. First events begin at 7:30AM, event runs through 3PM. Downtown Baltimore. https://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/


Bootcamp with XPF. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! Registration required. FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935029

Dance2Fitness with XPF. 
D2F is a fun, vigorous, prime workout that infuses high-intensity, functional fitness movements into choreographed dance routines. Expect increased energy, fat loss, improved coordination and cognitive functioning. Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935057

Yoga for All. 
Come to learn and play! All bodies are welcome at this family-friendly class suitable for beginners and advanced students alike. Registration required. FREE. 10AM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934840


16

Riot Squad Run. 
The mission of RIOT Squad is to continue to foster a supportive environment in Baltimore City for each other's goals, both fitness and in life. Join a community of dedicated runners and family of athletes pushing each other to achieve goals on and off the pavement! Each Sunday run features two routes 3-4 Miles and 5-7 miles. All paces and levels are welcomed. Registration required. FREE. 8AM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934508

​Flex'T Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. 
Instructor Andersen Banks teaches a class called FLEX'T,  a myofascial yoga class designed to realign the spine and open up the body's pelvic floor. Come and enjoy an unforgettable Sunday stretch overlooking the Waterfront! Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935156

Low Impact Bootcamp with Federal Hill Fitness. 
Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give 45mins and this class will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome.  Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! Registration required. FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935107

Halloqueen Spooktacular. The drag brunch of your nightmares is here, with a few tricks but mostly treats. Ready yourself in your best costume for an afternoon on the Maryland Zoo's historic Mansion porch. You’ll enjoy bottomless drinks and a buffet fit for a ghost with the most, as well as hilarious skits, high-energy burlesque performances, and absolute ridiculousness with guest queens. There will also be photo opportunities with some of the Zoo’s own creepy creatures. The show will not be held for anyone who is late, so be sure to arrive on time. Please remember to bring cash to tip the queens who will be working so hard for you! This is an event you won’t want to miss. Ticket price includes zoo admission. $105; $95 members. 12PM-4PM (see link for full schedule). The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/special_events/halloqueen-spooktacular/


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​Mission Fit Boot Camp. ​
Join MissionFit, a non-profit gym for inner-city youth, to whip all ages into shape. Coach Yoshwah will teach how and why form matters for foundational exercises and ways to make an exercise tailored to your fitness level and body type. But don't get it twisted; you will sweat and be challenged, both as an individual and a team! Bring your children, spouse, or friend to get this work! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934998


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​Strong on the Lawn. 
Join Jessi, NASM certified personal trainer and running coach with Charm City Run for a bodyweight bootcamp intended to test your strength and stability. Participants will work on total body strength, core and agility in this fast paced class. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat and a great attitude! All levels welcome. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935132


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​​Line Dancing. 
A beginner line dance class where participants will learn various line dances, terminology, and the self-confidence to get up and dance when familiar line dance music is played at events! Line dancing can help with memory and coordination, and it is a wonderful way to get a total body workout while listening to music and meeting new friends. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935083

Vinyasa Yoga with Breathing Dragon. 
​Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935185


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Lunch Meditation. 
Walking Meditation w/ Certified nature Guide Ted Martello of Baltimore City Rec & Parks or Philip McNight, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Nature therapy is focused around sensory immersion in a natural environment. Guided by invitations to connect with nature through one of the senses, participants find themselves immersed in the natural environment of Wills Park and will draw from this their own unique experience. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935346

​Beginner Yoga with Claire Strock. 
Develop awareness and presence in the body through mindfulness, breath work, and steady gentle movement. Class will begin with a warm up followed by a combination of sitting and standing poses, balancing work, twists, and will end with a relaxing savasana meditation. This is a level one yoga class. Adaptations can be made for all levels. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935212


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Yoga with DivaYogi. ​
Family friendly, beginner level yoga class. Participants will be guided through a series of accessible standing, seated, and reclined yoga poses. They are designed to help improve circulation, strength, balance and bring an overall sense of wellbeing. Not only will this class help you to reconnect with yourself, but your community, as well. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935237



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Oktobearfest. ​It’s the 10th anniversary of OktoBEARfest! Celebrate with unlimited fall-flavored beer sampling featuring 50+ seasonal brews. Plus, enjoy live music, food, and fare from local vendors and artisans. It’s your chance to be part of this wildly popular fall fundraiser. Don’t miss out! Tickets sell quickly and you’ll need to act fast to get the lowest price.​ Multiple ticket options - see link for details on what is included at each level; all tickets include all day admission to the zoo. $55 Sampling Ticket (save $5 if you order before noon on 9/30); $65 Sampling Ticket on the day of event; $75 Super Sipper (VIP); $30 Non-Sampling Ticket. 1PM-6PM Saturday & Sunday (VIP tickets get access one hour early at 12PM). The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/special_events/oktobearfest/



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! Registration required. FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935030

Dance2Fitness with XPF. D2F is a fun, vigorous, prime workout that infuses high-intensity, functional fitness movements into choreographed dance routines. Expect increased energy, fat loss, improved coordination and cognitive functioning. Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935058

Yoga for All. Come to learn and play! All bodies are welcome at this family-friendly class suitable for beginners and advanced students alike. Registration required. FREE. 10AM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934841


The Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival. With over 20 years of monumental lantern making and spectacle-creating under their belts, the diverse communities of Baltimore come together each year to create The Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival in Patterson Park! The day begins with a family festival, featuring an adorable kids costume contest, lantern making, pop-up performances, an arts & crafts market, and more. Grab a picnic blanket for your family and friends and enjoy an array of food and treats from local food trucks and enjoy the afternoon. Once the sun sets, the magic begins. Myths, spirits, and legends converge in Patterson Park from lands beyond, bringing their mystic wonder to Baltimore. A majestic Alebrije presides over the stage as an ethereal Ouroboro watches over the festival grounds. Dragons, mythical creatures, ghouls, and spirit folk parade through Patterson Park surrounded by bright and beautiful music. Everyone is welcome to grab a lantern and march with thousands of neighbors, artists, musicians, and performers. Many more line the parade route to watch the delightful Great Halloween Lantern Parade wind through the night! FREE. 4PM Festival, 6:30PM Line-up, 7PM Parade. Pulaski Monument, Patterson Park, Eastern Ave. at S Linwood Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2022/great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival


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Riot Squad Run. The mission of RIOT Squad is to continue to foster a supportive environment in Baltimore City for each other's goals, both fitness and in life. Join a community of dedicated runners and family of athletes pushing each other to achieve goals on and off the pavement! Each Sunday run features two routes 3-4 Miles and 5-7 miles. All paces and levels are welcomed. Registration required. FREE. 8AM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934509

Flex'T Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. Instructor Andersen Banks teaches a class called FLEX'T,  a myofascial yoga class designed to realign the spine and open up the body's pelvic floor. Come and enjoy an unforgettable Sunday stretch overlooking the Waterfront! Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935157

Low Impact Bootcamp with Federal Hill Fitness. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give 45mins and this class will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome.  Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! Registration required. FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935108


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Mission Fit Boot Camp. ​Join MissionFit, a non-profit gym for inner-city youth, to whip all ages into shape. Coach Yoshwah will teach how and why form matters for foundational exercises and ways to make an exercise tailored to your fitness level and body type. But don't get it twisted; you will sweat and be challenged, both as an individual and a team! Bring your children, spouse, or friend to get this work! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934999


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Strong on the Lawn. Join Jessi, NASM certified personal trainer and running coach with Charm City Run for a bodyweight bootcamp intended to test your strength and stability. Participants will work on total body strength, core and agility in this fast paced class. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat and a great attitude! All levels welcome. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935133


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​​Line Dancing. A beginner line dance class where participants will learn various line dances, terminology, and the self-confidence to get up and dance when familiar line dance music is played at events! Line dancing can help with memory and coordination, and it is a wonderful way to get a total body workout while listening to music and meeting new friends. Registration required. FREE. 6PM-7PM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935084

Vinyasa Yoga with Breathing Dragon. ​Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935186


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Lunch Meditation. Walking Meditation w/ Certified nature Guide Ted Martello of Baltimore City Rec & Parks or Philip McNight, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Nature therapy is focused around sensory immersion in a natural environment. Guided by invitations to connect with nature through one of the senses, participants find themselves immersed in the natural environment of Wills Park and will draw from this their own unique experience. Registration required. FREE. 12PM-1PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935347

Beginner Yoga with Claire Strock. Develop awareness and presence in the body through mindfulness, breath work, and steady gentle movement. Class will begin with a warm up followed by a combination of sitting and standing poses, balancing work, twists, and will end with a relaxing savasana meditation. This is a level one yoga class. Adaptations can be made for all levels. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935213


28-30


ComicCon. ​America's greatest comic book convention returns to Baltimore for three days of events and special guests, including John Leguizamo and Disney Princess actresses! See link for details and more information on all ticket packages. $175 VIP Package; $75 3 Day Pass; $30 Friday Admission; $40 Saturday Admission; $35 Sunday Admission; FREE kids under 10 with paid adult admission. 1PM-7PM Friday; 10AM-7PM Saturday; 10AM-5PM Sunday. Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W Pratt St., Baltimore. https://baltimorecomiccon.com/



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Yoga with DivaYogi. ​Family friendly, beginner level yoga class. Participants will be guided through a series of accessible standing, seated, and reclined yoga poses. They are designed to help improve circulation, strength, balance and bring an overall sense of wellbeing. Not only will this class help you to reconnect with yourself, but your community, as well. Registration required. FREE. 6PM. Wills Park at Harbor Point, 1401 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935238



29-30


Zoo BOO. Get in your best costume and celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Zoo’s 39th annual Zoo BOO! festival. There will be games, prizes, contests, live entertainment, and free trick-or-treating! PLUS this year—honk, honk, toot, toot, a variety of BGE “electric” trucks will be “on exhibit” at the Shuttle Stop in Schaefer Plaza. FREE with zoo admission. 10AM-4PM Saturday & Sunday. The Maryland Zoo, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/special_events/zoobooo/



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! Registration required. FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935031

Dance2Fitness with XPF. D2F is a fun, vigorous, prime workout that infuses high-intensity, functional fitness movements into choreographed dance routines. Expect increased energy, fat loss, improved coordination and cognitive functioning. Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935059

Yoga for All. Come to learn and play! All bodies are welcome at this family-friendly class suitable for beginners and advanced students alike. Registration required. FREE. 10AM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934842


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Riot Squad Run. The mission of RIOT Squad is to continue to foster a supportive environment in Baltimore City for each other's goals, both fitness and in life. Join a community of dedicated runners and family of athletes pushing each other to achieve goals on and off the pavement! Each Sunday run features two routes 3-4 Miles and 5-7 miles. All paces and levels are welcomed. Registration required. FREE. 8AM. Rash Field Park, 201 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10934510

Flex'T Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. Instructor Andersen Banks teaches a class called FLEX'T,  a myofascial yoga class designed to realign the spine and open up the body's pelvic floor. Come and enjoy an unforgettable Sunday stretch overlooking the Waterfront! Registration required. FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935158

Low Impact Bootcamp with Federal Hill Fitness. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give 45mins and this class will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome.  Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! Registration required. FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://waterfrontwellnessbmore.punchpass.com/classes/10935109



Farmers' Markets


Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar. (April - December). The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, returns for its 44th season. Just in time to kick off the spring season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar welcomes back beloved elements like hot food vendors and the Bazaar’s artisans in a limited capacity. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar will continue maintaining public health regulations to provide a safe experience for all. Open Sundays 7AM-12PM, from April 3 through December 18. Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Baltimore. https://www.promotionandarts.org/events-festivals/baltimore-farmers-market-bazaar


​B&O Farmers' Market. ​Every Thursday join the community in the front parking lot of the B&O Railroad Museum for a community centered safe-shopping experience featuring an amazing lineup of beloved local vendors. Open Thursdays 4:30PM-7:30PM from May 19 through September 29. B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W Pratt St., Baltimore. https://www.borail.org/events/bo-farmers-market-3/


Bel Air Farmers' Market. Celebrating 47 years this season, the Bel Air Farmers' Market has new hours! Open 8AM-12PM every Saturday. The market is a producer only market - everything you see is grown, raised or made by the vendors. In addition to local farmers, value added vendors, local wineries & breweries are part of the market family. Local wineries and breweries rotate weekly; check out the Events calendar on the Bel Air Farmers' Market website for a list of vendors and events schedule. Come for the fresh food and local vendors, enjoy the live, local music and family entertainment while your there! Open Saturdays 8AM-12PM April 9 through November 19. Bel Air District Courthouse Parking Lot, 2 S Bond St., Bel Air. https://www.belairfarmersmarket.com/


BMI Farmers' Market Opening Day. The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday mornings. The Market provides a safe, socially distanced opportunity to shop local. You can find fresh produce, oven-fresh bread, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more grown/made within 150 miles of the museum. Masks are encouraged for the safety of all visitors. See you at the Market! FREE admission. 9AM-1PM Saturdays from May 21 through November 26. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/bmi-farmers-market/


Catonsville Sunday Farmers' Market. Sponsored by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, this Sunday Market offers produce picked at the peak of freshness along with a delicious variety of baked goods and specialty items that include adult-beverages. Meet the people who grow and produce the food and beverages you love. The Chamber is proud that the Sunday Market continues to be a community center, where friends and neighbors meet for a relaxed, old-fashioned farmers market experience. Open Sundays 9AM-12PM from May 1 through November 20. Catonsville Sunday Market, 15 Mellor Ave., Catonsville. https://www.catonsville.org/sunday-farmers-market/


Cross Street Farmers' Market. The Cross Street Farmers' Market is committed to supporting local farmers and providing the community with safe, convenient access to fresh food. Vendors span the entire length of E Cross Street, just outside of Cross Street Market. The Market hosts some of the best growers and makers from Maryland and surrounding areas - 75% of their vendors are Baltimore-based! Open Sundays, June 5 -October 16, 10AM-2PM. E Cross Street between Charles and Light Sts., Baltimore. https://www.crossstreetfarmersmarket.com/


Fells Point Farmers' Market (year-round). Located at the corner of Broadway and Thames Streets in historic Fell’s Point, this market is a long-standing tradition. (You can still see the old stall numbers etched in the curbs surrounding Broadway Square). Stop by for grab-and-go bites, fresh produce and spirits from local distillers. Located just blocks away from downtown hotels, it’s also easily accessible from Water Taxi Landing 11. Open Saturdays, December through April, from 9AM-12:30PM; May through November from 7:30AM-12:30PM. Broadway & Thames Streets, Baltmore. ​http://www.fellspointfarmersmarket.com/


Good Life Thursday Farmers' Market. Local wine/local food/local music is Boordy Vineyard's motto! Come for some local veggies, flowers, delicious sweets and more. Local musicians play every week – so stay for a while and enjoy the food and music – there are picnic tables spread around and you are welcome to bring your own picnic blanket or chairs. FREE admission. Open Thursdays from 3PM-7PM May 5 through October 20. Boordy Vineyard, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes. https://www.boordy.com/visit-the-vineyard/events/


Kenilworth Farmers' Market. The Kenilworth Farmers Market is located at The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson at the lower level parking lot, “Down Under” the parking deck. Local vendors sell vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, cheese, pastries, honey, nuts, wine, flowers, mushrooms, spices, and more! Open Tuesdays from 3PM-6PM from April through November. The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. https://thekenilworthmarket.com/


Pratt Street Market. Looking for an exceptional lunchtime experience? The Pratt Street Market provides Downtown Baltimore residents, employees, and visitors access to prepared lunch options, products from local makers, and locally farmed agricultural goods on a weekly basis. This year, the market will be located at Pratt & Light Street Plaza (corner of Pratt and Light Streets, outside of the Transamerica building), and will occur on Thursdays from 11AM -2PM running June 2 - September. Located at Pratt & Light Street Plaza, corner of Pratt and Light Sts., Baltimore. https://godowntownbaltimore.com/pratt-street-market/


Pikesville Farmers' Market Opening Day. Local produce, meats, wine, spirits, candles, soaps and more from 30 vendors! Open Tuesdays 2PM-6PM from May 17 through November 29. Pomona Square, 1700 Reisterstown Rd, Baltmore. https://www.facebook.com/Pikesvillefarmersmarket/


32nd Street Farmers' Market (year-round). ​The Waverly Farmers Market is more than a source of good food, it’s also the Charles Village social event of the week. Open year-round, rain or shine, the market provides fresh fruit and veggies, thick slabs of meat ready for the barbecue as well as baked goods and preserves, among other culinary delights.​ Open Saturdays 7AM-12PM, all year long. Located in the parking lot at the intersection of E 32nd Street & Barclay Street, Baltimore. https://www.32ndstreetmarket.org/map/



Ongoing Online and Virtual Enrichment Events
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Miscellaneous and Just for Fun


LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! Mo Willems, beloved children's author, invites you into his studio every day for his lunch doodle. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles! New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1PM and then remain online to be streamed afterwards. Check back each weekday for new lunch doodles! FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems

Museums, National Parks and Gardens


Virtual Tour of The Waddesdon Manorm in Waddesdon, England. This Neo-Renaissance style château that has been a Rothschild family home since the late 1800s. The house, the grounds, and the majority of the collections seen throughout the home have been left to the National Trust, so that the public can visit and appreciate the home and gardens. The gardens were designed by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild with help from landscape architect Elie Lainé. The breathtakingly beautiful interiors of Waddesdon Manor can also be virtually toured using the link provided. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyYuxTfdtKo


Virtual Tour of Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France. Claude Monet's garden inspired much of his painting. Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas introduces Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny in Normandy, which is open to the public between March and November and maintained by a team of gardeners led by James Priest. FREE. Garden tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjWx2WNXFF4


Virtual Tour of Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago IL. With over 50,000 members, the Chicago Botanic Garden has the highest membership of any public garden in the United States. The Garden consists of 385 acres and has a grand total of 27 gardens and four natural areas. Some of the 27 gardens include the English Walled Garden, the Japanese Garden, and the Plant Science Center. Boyce Tankersley, director of plant documentation, takes you on a tour of what's in bloom this summer. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV0Ryaw0hGc


Virtual Tour of Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Papaikou, HI. ​The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden sits on 17 acres and it includes not only its own garden, but a nature preserve as well. With waterfalls, streams, and a boardwalk situated on the Pacific coast, this virtual tour is certainly a calming one, both visually and audibly. Expect to see more than 2,000 plant species, including over 80 species of heliconias and bromeliads, not to mention coconut and mango palm trees that have been around for over a century. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZ0dcUzGX8


​Virtual Tour of Kew Gardens, Richmond, England. Kew Gardens is part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which also includes Wakehurst, a historic house and garden located over an hour away, in West Sussex, England. Located on 326 acres and boasting its own palace, Kew Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This virtual tour of 10 of the top ten sites in the Kew Gardens, also includes Kew Palace, the main surviving structure is known as Dutch House, which was once the residence of King George III and his family. Kew Gardens and Wakehurst have a grand total of approximately 27,000 taxa of plants, over 8 million specimens of plants and fungal herbarium, and a seed bank that contains more than 40,000 species. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioG_Vfh0Kxw


Virtual Tour Five National Parks. If you want to escape to the great outdoors, you can virtually explore national parks. Google Arts & Culture teamed up with five national parks across the country to provide video tours led by rangers. From glaciers in Alaska to volcanoes in Hawaii, the tours will take you on incredible journeys. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/parks


Museum Tours from Around the World. On Google Arts & Culture, you can take a virtual tour of thousands of museums around the world. According to Fast Company, the tech giant partnered with more than 2,500 museums and galleries, some of which include the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and London's National Gallery. FREE. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

Virtual Tour the Louvre. While the Louvre in France is closed, you can virtually tour their exhibits. Tours allow you to zoom in on certain pieces and descriptions for more information. FREE. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne


Virtual Tour Buckingham Palace. An iconic building and official residence of The Queen, Buckingham Palace has been the focus of many moments of national celebration. It is also a busy working building welcoming tens of thousands of people through its gates each year for Investitures, Garden Parties, Audiences and other events. Explore this magnificent building via a virtual tour. FREE. https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace


Virtual Tour of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL. Vizcaya is a Mediterranean Revival-style villa with Baroque elements that was once the home of businessman James Deering. The estate consists of 43 acres. It took eight years and $15 million to build the villa, and another year to complete the Italian Renaissance-style gardens and Vizcaya Village, which consists of 11 buildings across 12 acres, including greenhouses, fields, staff quarters, a garage, barns, and workshops. Explore the grounds and buildings in this virtual tour. FREE. https://vizcaya.org/virtualtour/


Virtual Tour of The Frick Collection, New York, NY. ​This Beaux Arts-style mansion located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan was once home to Henry Clay Frick, one of the most prominent industrialists during the Gilded Age. Take a virtual tour and see Old Masters paintings, decorative arts, and European sculptures in this former residence turned art museum, which includes Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Whistler, Bellini, Vermeer, and Goya, to name a few. FREE. https://www.frick.org/visit/virtual_tour


Virtual Tour of the Vatican Museums. Instilling a sense of wonder in everyone who enters, the 15th century Sistine Chapel is most renowned for Michelangelo's ceiling frescos. You'll have them (and the rest of the place) to yourself if you visit virtually, before making your way through a whole series of Vatican Museums—not least, Raphael’s Room and the New Wing. FREE. http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.1.html


The National Museum of Natural History. One of the world's most visited museums, and in our own backyard, this branch of the Smithsonian is magic at keeping kids of all ages entertained and learning. If your household could use some of that right now, head on in and start exploring the fossils, ocean life, even the insect zoo. And for pure eye candy, hit the Gems and Minerals Wing, or the Butterfly Pavilion. FREE. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour


Volcanoes National Park. ​It may not be the best known of our national parks, but Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island is certainly one of the most unforgettable, as you'll experience on this ranger-led tour. You’ll see stunning images of the rippling black rock formations and the still-fiery lava flows that feed them. You’ll also stand inside a rainforest, go underground to tour a lava tube and take a helicopter flight over an active volcano—a vantage you’d be hard pressed to find on an actual visit. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/hawaii-volcanoes/nahuku-lava-tube-tour​


The British Museum. ​Home to no fewer than 8,000,000 works, this is one of the world's largest collectiosn. Even the tiniest objects hold their own on this virtual tour - you can view individual pieces, play audio to learn more, and search for related works. There's also a scrolling capability that lets you go back thousands of years. FREE. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/


Tour the Taj Mahal. Built by a 17th-century Mughal emperor in memory of his favorite wife, who died during childbirth, the Taj Mahal is one of the most lavish architectural tributes on earth. For perspective on how the marble exterior shade-shifts throughout the day, from early-morning pinks to dusky blues, check out this video. The persistent thrum of tour groups makes the scene that much more realistic. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=665AHTNpf2o


Virtual Deep Dives. Immerse yourself in the deep blue sea. NOAA is willing to take you there gear and cost free: You can do a series of virtual dives through National Marine Sanctuaries, whether you want to peace out to the waters around American Samoa (don’t miss Big Momma), the Florida Keys (have a look at the Aquarius Reef Base research center) or any of several spots in between. FREE. https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/vr/


​Street Art Tours. If you’ve ever turned a city corner to be stopped in your tracks by the Technicolor explosion of a mural, you know the impact of street art. You can explore the world’s best graffiti, from Buenos Aires to Bombay, in Google’s impressive Street Art collection. See dozens of collections of the world's street art including giant abstractions that transform no-nonsense industrial buildings in Moscow, portraits in the arrondissements of Paris, and in Berlin, relive the fall of the wall through its iconic graffiti. FREE. https://streetart.withgoogle.com/en/online-exhibitions


Northern Lights. The traditional version of Northern Lights chasing includes piling on layers of clothing, waddling into a gorgeous but bone chilling expanse, waiting, running inside to warm up and repeating this dance hoping that you don't miss your chance. One advantage of watching from home, which you can do thanks to Manitoba’s Churchill Northern Studies Center, is that you cut straight to nature’s most amazing light show. Late winter into early spring happens to be among the best times to tune in. FREE. https://explore.org/livecams/aurora-borealis-northern-lights/northern-lights-cam


​The Great Wall of China. Of the Great Wall's 4,000 total miles, 3,000 or so are walkable. Visit this New Wonder of the World virtually and start doing reconnaissance for your own trek without wearing out the tread on your gym shoes. FREE. https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china


Zoos and Aquariums


Smithsonian National Zoo Webcams. ​Aquariums and zoos across the country are live streaming their animals, so you can see what they're up to. Smithsonian's National Zoo has webcams of naked mole-rats, lions, giant pandas, and elephants. While the webcams will remain online, the animals might not be visible because volunteers won't be operating the webcams. FREE. https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams


Houston Zoo Webcams. Tune in to the Houston Zoo webcams to see giraffes, gorillas, elephants, chimps, rhinos, and and leafcutter ants. FREE. https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/


The Monterey Bay Aquarium Webcams. Through 10 webcams, you can virtually visit sea otters, moon jellies, sharks, penguins and other see creatures. FREE. https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams


The National Aquarium Webcam. Tune into the National Aquarium's Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion and Pacific Coral Reef livestreams and enjoy a piece of the Aquarium from home. Cameras are only live streaming during business hours. After hours you can enjoy a previously recorded live stream segment. FREE. https://www.aqua.org/Experience/live#pcr


San Diego Zoo Webcams. ​The country’s most-visited zoo, with more than 3,500 animals in residence, was a pioneer in the world of open-air habitats and remains a leader in conservation science. You can catch a number of the most beloved inhabitants on live streams. Your virtual visit even has an edge over real life: Though mega-celebs Bai Yun Xiao Liwu were repatriated last year, you'll still find great archival footage of them on the Panda Cam. FREE. https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams


Safari Live. SafariLive comes very close to the experience and thrill of going on a safari. Track lions, leopards and hyenas as you make your way around herds of wildebeest and elephants, all while expert rangers school you on what you're seeing. Great inspiration to book your next safari, when we are all out of our social isolation, of course. https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/ or https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/videos/904091053345547/


Musical Performances


BroadwayHD. BroadwayHD, a streaming service for theater fans started in 2015, has long been bringing Broadway performances to people’s living rooms. On the platform, subscribers will find a combination of acquired performances including performances of Cats, The King and I, and Sound of Music, along with originals the platform filmed including performances of Kinky Boots and 42nd Street, from Broadway, The West End, and other elite venues around the world. The platform is currently offering a free seven-day trial, along with a wildly affordable $8.99 monthly plan. So go ahead and watch as many times as you want. You can even sing along if you please because you’re in your own house, who’s going to complain? $8.99/month or $99.99/year after the 7 day FREE trial. https://www.broadwayhd.com/


Digital Stage from The Kennedy Center. Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond. They'll feature original works, new clips, and the best of their vast archive which you can also explore on your own. FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/


​Sydney Opera House. Now is your chance to take a peek inside the Sydney Opera House. Accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, cellist Benjamin Schwartz and soprano Nicole Car, you'll wander through a day in the life of the site, from early morning, before the performers arrive, to stolen moments between acts. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hunddVoMjo


Educational Resources and Entertainment for Kids


Scholastic Education Courses. To help millions of students whose schools have closed continue to learn, Scholastic is offering free day-by-day projects. According to its website, “Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.” The educational projects are categorized by grade levels, which range from pre-k and kindergarten to grades 6 plus. FREE. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html


Science at Home. These science experiments, brought to you by the Maryland Science Center, will keep kids' minds learning and engaged. FREE. https://www.mdsci.org/learn/resources/science-at-home/


American Visionary Arts Museum Educational Resources. ​AVAM offers art workshops at the museum year-round that complement their collection and exhibitions. With these videos, they are coming to YOU with how to's of art projects you can do right at home with everyday household items. Enjoy, and have fun! FREE. http://www.avam.org/for-educators-and-educatees/educational-resources.shtml


​​​​​​Wilkening Consulting. A Seattle based parent and museum consultant has compiled a list of museums with online lesson plans and learning. Check back often for updates and additional links. FREE. http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/parental-resources.html


Neil Gaiman Reads. English author, Neil Gaiman, is known for writing a vast array of books from graphic novels to children’s books, from short stories to collaborations with the late-great Terry Pratchett. Readers may also know Neil Gaiman for his soothing voice when he reads the likes of Lewis Carroll’s The Jabberwocky in no other than a tulgey wood for a charitable cause. Gaiman has shared free online readings of his works The Graveyard Book and Coraline. Head to his Mouse Circus website for younger readers to listen. FREE. http://www.mousecircus.com/videos/


Goodnight with Dolly. Beginning April 2nd, everyone’s favorite Book Lady, Dolly Parton, is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during a time of unrest. Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly reading select Imagination Library books. It is the hope that this gift will further inspire a love of books and shared storytime during this important period. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to coping kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates. There are also links for activity sheets on the site. FREE. https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/


Exercise Classes and Videos


YMCA Exercise Videos. During this time of uncertainty, the Y is here for you. The Y continues to be your support for health and wellbeing, wherever you are. Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. The Y is offering a variety of at-home exercise options called YMCA 360. You can take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home at no charge for a limited time! Find some of your favorite classes by browsing videos. https://ymca360.org/


Kore Bootcamps. Virtual Bootcamp! Keep fit while social distancing. $50, first month only. https://korebootcamps.com/

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Cooking Classes and Videos


Baltimore Chef Shop. The “recipes and tips” section of Baltimore Chef Shop has instructions and videos for some fun and kid friendly recipes. FREE. https://www.baltimorechefshop.com/recipes


Great Italian Cooking Lessons With Massimo Bottura. On MasterClass, the subscription site that taps into the expertise of top names in a variety of fields, from the arts to business, you can learn the secrets of contemporary Italian cuisine with the maestro himself, Massimo Bottura, whose three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana twice took top place at the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The course, called Massimo Bottura Teaches Modern Italian Cooking, covers a lot of ground, from learning how to make Mediterranean-style sole to a “better than panettone” souffle. $90. https://www.masterclass.com/  


How To Make Carbonara With Michael White. Chef Michael White of Marea, Morini, and Ai Fiori knows carbonara. He talks through what al dente means, how to cook spaghetti perfectly al dente, whether you should use guanciale, bacon, or pancetta, and whether it’s ever appropriate to throw your spaghetti against the wall. The real secret, though, is copious amounts of pecorino and parmesan cheese. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-IDUHH0_ow