Interactive Movie Night: The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Betty O’Hellno & Friends. ​The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. Creative Alliance will screen the film, sing the songs, and show off their favorite local Rocky Horror performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what's on the slab! A few things to know: Thursday night's show is a "lite" version of Rocky Horror. The fabulous Betty O'Hellno guides you through a wild night of the traditional callbacks, costume contests, and much more - PG-13. Friday and Saturday's shows include a little 'EXTRA' - Betty O’Hellno and others join with LIVE burlesque, drag, tap, raunchy performances, and more throughout the movie - 18+. Come early, grab a cocktail, a toss pack, game rules, and make sure you get a good seat. Toss Packs ($5) include everything you need to toss/snack on for Rocky Horror.
Costumes Encouraged! You can win tickets to performances, cocktails, twinkies, and more. You are welcome to bring your own supplies for Rocky Horror, BUT please DO NOT THROW FOOD! $15, $12 members (+$3 At the door); $5 toss packs (limited quantity). 7:30PM Thursday; 7:30PM & 10:30PM Friday and Saturday. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/interactive-movie-night-rocky-horror-picture-show-w-betty-ohellno-friends


Germany and Austria: More Than Riesling. ​Explore some of BIN 604's favorite wines from Germany and Austria (sans Riesling) at this wine tasting. $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/germany-and-austria/


ComicCon. The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 20th year! The greatest Comic Book Convention comes to Baltimore for three days - Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Don't miss out on the best comics writers, artists and editors who will be guests at the 2019 Baltimore Comic-Con. See link for event schedules. Ticket options vary, see link for details. 1PM-7PM Friday; 10AM-7PM Saturday; 10AM-5PM Sunday. Baltimore Convention Center, One W Pratt St., Baltimore. http://baltimorecomiccon.com/


2019 Excellence in Design Awards Celebration. Join AIA Baltimore, the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and the architectural community for the 2019 AIA Baltimore Excellence in Design Awards Celebration. The Excellence in Design Awards promotes and publicizes the work of AIA Baltimore members throughout our region and recognizes Baltimore Architecture Foundation Golden Griffin and Roger Redden Award recipients. This year’s design awards will include heavy hors-d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and a great opportunity for networking and celebrating outstanding design and collaboration. $25 emerging professional; $50 members; $75 non-members. 5PM-8PM. Columbus Center, 701 E Pratt St., Baltimore. https://www.aiabaltimore.org/competition/excellence-in-design-awards/


​Mason-Dixon Oktoberfest 2019. This Old World Celebration event will feature the delicious craft beers of Falling Branch Brewery, German fare, live music by The Shrapnels, a money wheel, raffles and more! Proceeds will support emergency assistance services to low-income residents of the community. All attendees will receive a German supper and dessert plus 2 beers or a flight of beer! $35. 5PM-9:30PM. Falling Branch Brewery, 825 Highland Rd., Street. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mason-dixon-oktoberfest-2019-tickets-70579323657

Fall Hayrides with Baltimore City Recreation & Parks. ​Welcome in the crisp fall weather with FREE October Hayrides along the Gwynns Falls Trail. Bump along the trail to a marshmallow roast in the woods and return to the start! Every Friday in October. Use link to register. FREE. 6:30PM-8:30PM. Gwynns Falls Trail, Trail Head T-3, 4300 Windsor Mill Rd., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/3431551630192007/


The Baltimore Running Festival - Baltimore Marathon. This is the event that many are calling one of the best races on the East Coast, now finishing at the Inner Harbor. With five distances to choose from, and all runners snagging a great Under Armour shirt for participating, this event is for you! Races run through the scenic Inner Harbor waterfront area, historic Federal Hill and charming Fells Point. If you aren't a runner, come out and cheer the runners on! You won’t want to miss the 19th Baltimore Running Festival! See link for course map for the Marathon (each race has a different course map). Registration fees vary. 7:30AM first race begins; 8AM Marathon start time. Beginning of race: Pratt St & Eutaw St., Baltimore. http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/  Marathon course map: http://www.thebaltimoremarathon.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-MARATHON-SeptFinal.pdf

The Market at Montebello. A monthly lakeside market to gather and unite around Baltimore’s finest makers and creatives in food, drink, craft, yoga, & healing services! Each market will also include live music, plus healthy activities, from fitness to farming. FREE. 9AM-2PM. Lake Montebello, Lake Montebello Dr., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/2308809389387739

Dundalk Family Fall Festival. Veterans Park at Shipping Place in Historic Dundalk is the pre-Halloween scarecrow-making, pumpkin-decorating, spooktacular place for kids to come for a safe, fun day that includes music, kids’ activities, vendors, a costume contest for canines and kids, and trick-or-treating at the local Historic Dundalk Town Center Businesses. Plus there will be food trucks & vendors, music, crafts, and other vendors with a variety of goods and services. Parking available adjacent to the festival in Town Center. FREE. 10AM-2PM. Veterans Park, 44 Shipping Pl., Dundalk. https://www.facebook.com/events/2358755237520282/

Shiny Happy Things Workshop with Bob Benson. ​Join the creator of the Blinged-Out "Universal Tree of Life" (shining outside of AVAM's main entrance) to make your own "flashies," dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors, marbles and such. Each participant will receive instruction on cutting and assemblage and will leave this workshop with at least two finished decorations to keep and dangle. For beginning and continuing students. Space is limited! $55 non-members; $40 members. 11AM-2PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/shiny-happy-things.shtml

Hops 2 Grapes: Craft Beer, Wine, and Whiskey Festival. ​Experience the best Maryland has to offer while sampling craft brews, local and international wines, and distillery samples. Enjoy yoga in the morning before the gates open. Listen to live music by The Tim Williams Band. Enjoy awesome local restaurant options, food trucks, snack foods and oysters in the VIP tent. Cruise around to cast your vote on the top Custom Jeep Wrangler of the show, and more! Ticket options include VIP, Designated Driver, and shuttle transportation included; see link for details. 12:30PM-5PM (10AM VIP Yoga; 11:30AM VIP access). Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N Tollgate Rd., Bel Air. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hops-2-grapes-craft-beer-wine-and-whiskey-festival-featuring-custom-wrangler-show-tickets-59782173089

Binology 102: Basics of Italian Wine. 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. This class dives deeper into the regions and grape varietals of Italy! $39. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/binology-102-guide-to-wine-and-food-pairing/

Oktoberfest Live! ​​Dig out your lederhosen and get ready to sample from 125+ beers featuring international, local craft, fall seasonal, marzen and oktoberfest! Whether you are stuffing your face with pretzels & brauts, competing in the Stein Holding or chicken dancing to the live music there is plenty to keep you entertained! General Admission ticket includes: entry at 3pm, unlimited sampling of craft beer, souvenir beer tasting glass, beer bible for tasting notes, and access to games, contests, vendors, and Live! music. VIP Admission includes all of the General Admission amenities plus: entrance at 2pm, VIP section that includes bottled water, soft pretzels and over 20 VIP beers. 3PM-7PM. Power Plant LIVE!, 34 Market Pl., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-live-tickets-68855551809

​Towson Rock Block feat. Ex Hex, Jealous of the Birds & Post Pink. Get ready for the 3rd annual WTMD Towson Rock Block. The street in front of WTMD will be closed down for an afternoon of family friendly music, food, art vendors, beer and fun. This free music festival features live performances, a Kids Block with bicycle rides, face painting, hair coloring and more, and delicious eats from some of the best food vendors around. Plus you can take a stroll through the Art Village, featuring works by great Baltimore artists. FREE. 3PM-8PM. WTMD, 1 Olympic Pl., Towson. https://wtmd.org/radio/the-wtmd-towson-rock-block/

​Oktoberfest 2019. Join the Knights of Columbus Columbia Council 7559 in celebrating a fun filled evening of authentic German and Polish music, food, and beer. The TKO band will perform a variety of German, and Polish tunes so guests can dance Polkas! Authentic German food is included in the price of admission and there will be a cash bar. Net proceeds will be donated to the Columbia Council's charity fund. $30. 6PM-9PM. The Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-2019-tickets-68318431267​


​Kids XC Series - Baltimore. The Charm City Run Kids X-Country Series presented by Saucony consists of seven races for girls and boys 12 and under. While top runners in each group win medals, the series is intended to be a fun, non-competitive introduction to running and all runners will "win" ribbons. Parents are welcome to run with their kids to encourage them and perhaps get a little exercise themselves! $6 pre-race registration, $10 on race day. 3:30PM-5:30PM. Latrobe Park, 1627 East Fort Ave., Baltimore. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/kids-xc-series-mchenry-row

​BARCStoberfest. Bring your dog, your family and your friends for a tail wagging good time! BARCStoberfest, Baltimore’s largest pet-friendly festival, has activities for everyone: a 5K run and one mile walk, shopping market, beer garden, live music, dog-friendly yoga, food trucks, costume contests, and so much more. You won’t want to miss it! Attending the festival and cheering on the runners is FREE. $40 in donations to participate in the one mile walk; $40 pre-registration per 5K runner; $45 per 5K runner on Race Day. 9AM-2:30PM. Patterson Park, Patterson Park Ave. between Baltimore St. & Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.barcstoberfest.org/


​Great Houses of Maryland: 2019 Architecture Lecture Series Subscription. Homewood Museum presents its annual Architecture Lecture Series, bringing experts in architecture, history, fine arts, decorative arts, and historic house museums to Baltimore to discuss a featured architect, building type, or architectural design feature. Presented as part of Baltimore Architecture Month, this 19th season is themed "Great Houses of Maryland." This week's lecture includes Vernacular Architecture Tours of Homewood Museum with Jackson Gilman-Forlini and Tom McCracken, AIA. Two tour times are available: 4–5 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Each tour is limited to 12 guests and participants must be able to climb stairs. FREE for JHU Students; $45 JHU faculty, staff & museum members; $60 general admission. 4PM-7:30PM. Homewood Museum, 3400 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/great-houses-of-maryland-2019-architecture-lecture-series-subscription-tickets-71192924955


​David Wax Museum- Line of Light Album Release Show. Root rockers return to Baltimore to celebrate the release of their new record with their FULL BAND. $22, $19 members (+$3 at the door). 7:30PM. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/david-wax-museum-line-light-album-release-show


Staff Picks Wine Tasting. ​It’s no secret that the experts at BIN 604 drink quite a bit of wine, and they want to let you in on some of their top picks. With a wide range of wine personalities picking their favorites from the hundreds of bottles on our shelf, you’re sure to find something new and exciting in this lineup. $10. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/staff-picks/


Walk Two Moons. An adaptation of the beloved novel, Walk Two Moons follows Sal, a 13 year old girl on a cross-country road trip with her grandparents to find her mother. To pass the time, Sal entertains her Gram and Gramps with the story of her best friend Phoebe’s mother’s disappearance. Featuring eccentric characters and wild conspiracy theories, Sal’s story takes audiences on a fantastical journey and even helps her come to terms with her own bittersweet truths. $20; FREE lap ticket 2 and under. 10:30AM Friday; 1PM Sunday. Center Stage, 700 N Calvert St., Baltimore. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/family/walk-two-moons


ZooBOOO! Come celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Zoo’s 36th annual ZooBOOO! festival. There will be games, prizes, contests, live entertainment and FREE trick-or-treating! Plus, you won’t want to miss the “not-so-spooky” hay maze, super fun inflatables, free crafts, and fun animal enrichment. Parents and kids of all ages are encouraged to bring trick-or-treat bags and wear costumes! If you forget your costume, face painting will be available for a small additional cost. Some games also may require additional fees. This event is rain or shine. FREE with Zoo admission or membership. 10AM-4PM. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/special_events/zoobooo/

​20th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival. For 20 years, The Great Halloween Lantern Parade has been bringing families, neighbors, youth, and artists together to celebrate and illuminate Patterson Park and the Baltimore community. This year, The Great Halloween Lantern Parade will bring 12,000 parade-makers and spectators to Patterson Park. Thousands of people of all ages will carry handmade lanterns and march together with stilt walkers, community bands, drum lines, dance teams, and performers. Artists and families will carry glowing floats to create a magical, light-filled procession through the park. The glowing evening procession is preceded by an afternoon Lantern Festival with hayrides, lantern making, crafts, autumn fare, a beer garden and free fun for everyone. Rain date is Sunday, October 27. FREE. 3:30PM-8PM; 6:30PM parade line-up with parade beginning at 7PM and a dance party finale at 8PM. Patterson Park, Eastern Ave., at S. Linwood Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/20th-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival

Fall Hayrides with Baltimore City Recreation & Parks. ​Welcome in the crisp fall weather with FREE October Hayrides along the Gwynns Falls Trail. Bump along the trail to a marshmallow roast in the woods and return to the start! Every Friday in October. Use link to register. FREE. 6:30PM-8:30PM. Gwynns Falls Trail, Trail Head T-3, 4300 Windsor Mill Rd., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/3431551630192007/


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 will 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/


The Charmery Goes Ghostbusters. ​Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or your family ever seen a spook, spectre or ghost? If the answer is "yes", then don't wait another minute. Purchase your ticket for The Charmery's full sensory showing of Ghostbusters. For the first movie of their second season full sensory experiences they are showing the original Ghostbusters. This unique movie experience includes a self-serve popcorn bar, special themed punch, treats that correlate to scenes in the movie, and other sensory delights. Truly a one of a kind movie experience! $30. 11:30AM & 3PM Sunday; 6:30PM Monday. The Charmery Ice Cream Factory at the Union Collective, 1700 W 41st St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/393116621601094/​


​Charm City Run Oktoberfest 5 Miler sponsored by Hysteria Brewing Company. Join Charm City Run for the Oktoberfest 5 Miler sponsored by Hysteria Brewing Company in Howard County! This race begins at Charm City Run Columbia and then wanders around Lake Elkhorn, crossing several wooden bridges with scenic water views, shady autumn foliage and features a festive finish line featuring post-race beer, snacks and music. $50 until October 24th; $55 thereafter. 8AM-10AM. Charm City Run, 7090 Deepage Dr. Columbia. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/charmcityrunoktoberfest5miler

2019 Jazz & Blues Festival. ​Come out an enjoy 7 FREE hours of music from an eclectic mix of Jazz and Blues Bands at the 18th Annual Jazz and Blues Festival. Current band lineup includes Jazz is Phish, The Nighthawks and the Kelly Bell Band. Food and craft vendors on site. Free parking and shuttle service available. FREE. 12PM-7PM. Federal Hill, 1000-1200 Blocks of S. Charles St., Baltimore. https://fedhill.org/event/18th-annual-jazz-blues-festival/


Rotunda Farmers' Market. Enjoy this lunch time Farmers' Market in the Plaza of the Rotunda. They are here every other Tuesday, so if you can't make it to this one, there will be more opportunities! FREE. 11AM-2PM. Rotunda Farmers' Market, 711 W 40th St., Baltimore.  https://www.facebook.com/RotundaFarmersMarket/


AVAM's Free Fall Halloween Celebration. ​Free museum admission and Monster Mash-Up Workshop! Explore the latest AVAM exhibition, The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!), & tour the rest of our wonderland campus. Boos and ghouls of all ages are invited to create their own paper monster! All templates, markers and sparkly bits provided. Join this ALL AGES family workshop in the Jim Rouse Visionary Center, 3rd Floor & Face Painting too! FREE. 4PM-7PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/free-fall.shtml



Spooky Blind Tasting. ​ It’s the time of the season for ghouls, goblins and shrouds of mystery! And, since the staff at the BIN 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/

​McHenry Row Halloween Block Party. McHenry Row is throwing a Halloween Block Party on Halloween! There is no admission fee and activities include food tents by The Urban Oyster, Bakery Faie & Appetites by RJ, World of Beer Baltimore Beer/Cider tent featuring RAR Brewing Country Ride and Austin Eastciders Spiced Cider, a raffle to benefit Ulman Foundation, live music from Baltimore Brass Factory, trick-or-treating at McHenry Row retailers, a bounce house, and more. FREE. 6PM-9PM. McHenry Row, 1500 Whetstone Way, Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/395661981090794/

​Halloween Pub Run in Locust Point. Join Charm City Run for a spooky twist on their weekly Thursday night pub run! All levels and paces are welcome for a guided 2-5 mile run that starts from the store at 6:30pm. Since it is Halloween, dress in costume! After you finish, enjoy your first beer free as your post-run treat. McHenry Row is hosting a Block Party from 6-9pm so stick around to enjoy the fun. FREE. 6:30PM-8:30PM. Charm City Run Locust Point, 1713 Whetstone Way, Baltimore. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/halloweenpubrun



Screech’s Night Owl 5. On your mark, get set, glow! Join Charm City Run and Harford Community College for a 5K glow run in support of Harford Community College student athlete scholarships. Your race registration will provide the support HCC scholar athletes need to continue to excel and achieve academically and athletically. Refreshments, wearable glow items, and a premium long-sleeve race t-shirt provided to each runner. Must register by October 14 to guarantee a shirt. Medals awarded to the top male and female overall and top three male and female in each age category. $30 Pre-registration by October 28; $35 October 28 through race day. 7PM-9PM. Harford Community College, APG Federal Credit Union Arena, 401 Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/screechs-night-owl-5


Rock Your Socks 5K. ​The Rock Your Socks 5K is a sock-rockin' 5K and 1.5 mile family fun lap around Lake Montebello, that welcomes all ages for a morning of wild socks and team spirit to help children without homes. Register as an individual or create a team! Together, you can give children and families the care and support they need to secure better health and a safe place to call home. Participants receive rockin' socks to wear on race day (while supplies last) and water, cheer stations and music through the race, plus a post-run celebration village with music and donuts! Awards given for top team and individual fundraisers, fastest runners and wildest socks. Individual fundraisers get great prizes for reaching $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,500 goals. $40 advance; $45 race day. 9AM-11AM. Lake Montebello, Whitman Dr., Baltimore. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/rock-your-socks-5k

Randy Rainbow LIVE! ​Randy Rainbow is an Emmy nominated American comedian, actor, singer, writer and satirist best known for his popular series on YouTube, The Randy Rainbow Show. His musical parodies and political spoofs that have garnered him worldwide acclaim and in 2019 an EMMY nomination for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series. Currently touring the U.S. to sold-out shows, the influencer and internet sensation’s viral comedy videos, receive millions of views across all social media and digital platforms. Rainbow (yes, that’s his real name) enjoys a star-studded fan base that regularly retweets and shares his work. Ticket prices vary. 7PM. The Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/150056A294CA35BE

Crush 2019: Wines of the Pacific Northwest. ​Enjoy wine tastings from more than 24 Pacific Northwest wines, a gourmet menu, live music, and an optional wine education session, all while supporting the Garrett Jacobs Mansion Endowment Fund, at “Crush 2019: Wines of the Pacific Northwest.” Sample wines from the Pacific Northwest, with an especially-created menu by Chef Koven Bryant, and an optional educational session, “A Vertical Tasting of Eroica Riesling " (space is limited) presented by Fran "Pineapple" Schmidt for an additional $10. Ticket price includes tax and gratuity on food and beverage, and valet parking. $110. The Engineers Club, 11 W Mount Vernon Pl., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/the-engineers-club/crush-2019-wines-of-the-pacific-northwest/398408110849033/


Columbia First Thursday Pub Run. ​Join Charm City Run for a pub run every first Thursday of the month from the Columbia store! You'll start from the shop at 6:30pm and then head out for a guided 3 mile run. Finish back at the shop and then head to a local pub (they alternate between Hysteria Brewing Company & Cravin’) where you you will enjoy food/drink deals. Please bring a valid ID if you wish to enjoy an alcoholic beverage after the run. All paces and levels are welcome for the fun run! FREE. 6:30PM-8PM. Charm City Run Columbia, 7090 Deepage Dr., Columbia. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/columbia-first-thursday-pubruns


Highlandtown Basement Bar Tour - 2019. Come see how Highlandtown entertains! From club basements, to tricked out kitchens, the annual November house tour is not to be missed! After the tour comes to it's close, at 6 PM, a reception will be held at DiPasquales for all attendees. Only 150 tickets will be sold via the linked Eventbrite page, 4 ticket maximum per purchaser. The rest will be sold at check in (cash only) in front of RoofTop Hot, starting at 2pm on the day of the event (must be present to purchase a ticket, first come first serve). There will be a separate line at check in to pick up maps and wristbands for all those who've purchased tickets online. $25. 2PM-6PM. Rooftop Hot, 339 S Conkling St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/highlandtown-basement-bar-tour-2019-tickets-76089556913


​Trot the Trail 5k at Herring Run - Baltimore Recreation & Parks 5K Series. BCRP is please to bring back the $5 5K Series for 2019! Now in its fourth year, bringing nine city-wide 5K events taking place in Baltimore Parks March - December. Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our events. Runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit park programming. $5. 8:30AM-10:30AM. Herring Run Park, 3800 Belair Rd., Baltimore. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/trot-the-trail-5k-at-herring-run-baltimore-recreation-parks-5k-series 


Rotunda Farmers' Market. Enjoy this lunch time Farmers' Market in the Plaza of the Rotunda. They are here every other Tuesday, so if you can't make it to this one, there will be more opportunities! FREE. 11AM-2PM. Rotunda Farmers' Market, 711 W 40th St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/RotundaFarmersMarket/

​Baltimore Second Tuesday Shake Shack Run. Lace up your kicks and join the monthly Shake Shack Track & Field Run in Baltimore! Meet at Charm City Run Fells Point or Locust Point and run 3-5 miles around the city. End at Shake Shack where the first round of beers is on them! Charm City Run employees will both lead the group on either a 3 or 5 mile route, and bring bags/phones/etc to the Shack. All levels and paces welcome! Be sure to get your wristband from the shop at the start of the run so you can claim your free drink at the end! FREE. 7PM-8PM. Charm City Run Locust Point, 1713 Whetstone Way & Charm City Run Fells Point, 1500 Thames St., Baltimore. http://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/shake-shack


​ZooZOOM 2019. Embark on a journey through the Zoo at this year’s Zoo Zoom. Dress up as your favorite animal and choose from either an 8K race or the 1 Mile Family Walk/Fun Run. Both courses will take you on an adventure through the center of the Zoo and past the new African Journey exhibits! Every dollar raised for this event goes directly to fund the Maryland Zoo’s animal care, education programs, and wildlife conservation. Members save an additional $5 off the lowest ticket price⁠—when prompted during registration, just fill in your membership number for the discount! Registration includes long sleeve performance hoodie or long sleeve children’s tee, post-race food and drink, and all-day admission to the Zoo. $50 registration for 8k; $35 registration for 1 mile family fun run/walk; $22 registration without the shirt, for the 1 mile family fun run/walk. 8:30AM-10:30AM. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1 Safari Pl., Baltimore. https://www.marylandzoo.org/special_events/zoo-zoom/


​Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K. The Thanksgiving morning Y Turkey Trot race is a tradition. Open to individuals and groups of all ages and abilities, everyone (including your pooch) is invited to walk, run or leisurely stroll the 3.1 mile course and soak in the feel-good vibes of the day! So whether you're trotting solo, in a corporate or community team or with your family or friends, register now for the Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K. $40 adults; $22 ages 7-17; $15 dogs; $5 ages 6 and under. Various Y locations in Central Maryland and the Eastern Shore; see link for details.  https://ymdturkeytrot.org


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/


​Inner Harbor Kayak Tours. April 7-October 27. Join Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and the Healthy Harbor Initiative for an Inner Harbor Kayaking Tour! Tours are offered every Sunday, April through October at 9am and 1pm. Departing from the Science Center Water Taxi landing, explore the Inner Harbor by kayak. See the historic Torsk submarine, the USS Constellation or Mr. Trash Wheel from a new and unique perspective! $20 city residents; $30 non-residents. 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM. Maryland Science Center, Water Taxi Landing, 601 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inner-harbor-kayak-tours-tickets-56060324941

​​Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar. April 7-December 22. As one of Maryland’s largest producers-only market, the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar offers an assortment of fruits and vegetables, dairy, meats and seafood, breads, plants and delicious made-to-order items, in addition to handmade clothing & accessories, natural bath & body products, home furnishings, souvenirs and original works of art. The market, produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), begins Sundays April 7 through December 22, 2019 from 7am to noon, located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway. FREE. 7AM-12PM. Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, Beneath the Jones Falls Expy at Holliday & Saratoga Sts., Baltimore. http://promotionandarts.org/events-festivals/baltimore-farmers-market-bazaar


Pratt Street Market. ​May 2-October 31. The Pratt Street Market returns bringing lunch options, baked goods, flowers, fresh produce, and other treats worth leaving your desk for. Head to Pratt & Light Plaza (located outside the Transamerica building) every Thursday from 11am-2pm through October for an exceptional lunchtime experience. FREE. 11AM-2PM. Pratt & Light Street Plaza, Corner of Pratt & Light Sts., Baltimore. https://www.godowntownbaltimore.com/events/default.aspx?eid=B7BCA7BF-8CC4-E211-87A9-000C29CAA908

Cross Street Farmers' Market. May 4-October 26. In partnership with Federal Hill Main Street, the Cross Street Farmers' Market is back! Featuring two dozen additional local vendors, this blend of family-run farms, start-up bakeries and Federal Hill-based wellness brands will be located along the south side of the Market on Saturday mornings through October. 8AM-12PM, Saturdays. Cross Street Market, 1065 S Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.instagram.com/crossstreetfarmersmarket/


Maryland Renaissance Festival. August 24-October 20, Weekends. For more than forty-two seasons the Maryland Renaissance Festival has provided a unique outdoor entertainment experience to patrons from all over the world. The festival is more than a crafts show, more than an entertainment venue. For many people it has been a family tradition that now spans a generation. Patrons who visited the festival as a child now return to introduce their kids to the unforgettable world of the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Enter the gates of Revel Grove and leave the hectic pace of the twenty-first century behind. Slow down. Leisurely stroll the beautiful wooded paths. Quaff an ale and relax in one of the pubs. Shop for unique, handcrafted gifts. Let the kids play in the free children’s area – complete with a beautiful pirate ship. You won’t find any video games here! No mind-numbing computer-generated special effects. The magic, pageantry, songs, and laughter are all real. The magic is here. Don’t miss it! Prices through September 8: $20 adults, $18 seniors (62+), $9 kids (7-15), FREE (ages 7 & under). Prices September 14-October 20: $27 adults, $23 seniors (62+), $12 kids (7-15), FREE (ages 7 & under). Season passes and discounted tickets also available; see link for details. 10AM-7PM. Maryland Renaissance Festival, 1821 Crownsville Rd., Annapolis. https://rennfest.com/

Phantom of the Opera. October 9-October 20. Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera comes to the Hippdrome as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before.” Ticket prices and show times vary. See link for more details. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore. https://baltimore.broadway.com/shows/the-phantom-of-the-opera/

Thoughts of a Colored Man. ​October 10-November 10. A world-premiere play from Keenan Scott II, one of today’s boldest new voices, Thoughts of a Colored Man blends language, music, and dance. Welcome to the vibrant inner life of being Black, proud, and thriving in the 21st Century. Set over a single day, this richly theatrical mosaic goes beyond the rhythms of the basketball court and the boisterousness of the barbershop to shed brilliant light into the hearts and minds of a community of men searching for their most triumphant selves. Ticket prices and showtimes vary. Center Stage, 700 N Calvert St., Baltimore. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/mainstage/thoughts-of-a-colored-man

Disney's Aladdin. November 13-December 1. Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. See why audiences and critics agree, Aladdin is “exactly what you wished for!” (NBC-TV). Ticket prices and show times vary. The Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore.  http://www.france-merrickpac.com/index.php/calendar

Men on Boats. November 29-December 22. Explorers wanted, men need not apply. This rollicking adventure tells a hilarious, true(ish) history of the Grand Canyon. Center Stage invites you along on a journey that throws the history book—and all the men inside it—out the window in this subversive retelling of the one-armed explorer John Powell and his exploration of the American West. Strap in for this uncharted, uproarious journey. Ticket prices and show times vary. Center Stage, 700 N Calvert St., Baltimore. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/mainstage/men-on-boats