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Cosima's Third Anniversary Dinner. For Cosima's 3rd Anniversary, they're celebrating everything in "3"s! 3 courses (with 3 options in each) and 3 wine pairings. It is sure to be a memorable evening. See link for menu. $66.66; add $33.33 for wine pairings. Cosima, 3000 Falls Rd., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cosimas-third-anniversary-dinner-tickets-56452314392



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Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in WWII. Author David A. Taylor will discuss his new book from Johns Hopkins University Press, which traces the story of Baltimore’s cork industry during World War II through the lives of three men. FREE. 7PM-8:30PM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/



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Women of the Wine World. A wine tasting focusing exclusively on female winemakers who are producing some of the worlds best wines (and have been for centuries)! From Champagne in France to Sicily – Argentina and right here at home, for Women’s history month, explore how the world of wine was shaped by women. $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/women-of-the-wine-world/


​Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance. Collegiate and pre-professional dancers perform collaborative projects on the Sculpture Court of The Walters Art Museum. Melissa Stafford, Peabody Dance Director and Department Chair, provides context and illuminates the connections between movement and art. FREE. 7PM-8PM. The Walters Art Museum, 600 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://thewalters.org/event/peabody-at-night-peabody-dance/


The Stoop Presents - Off the Menu. ​The Stoop and Baltimore magazine present a Second Stoop show featuring true, personal tales about eating and working in everything from dives to diners to fancy fine dining. It’s an open-mic show. Come ready to share a 3-minute story or come to listen. $12, $9 members (+$3 at the door). 7:30PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/stoop-presents-menu



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​Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Baltimore’s Favorite Smoked Meat Onslaught is back – with TEETH! Come and see what over 225,000 people nationwide have enjoyed. This is the 13th Annual PORK-OUT in Baltimore County. Get ready to enjoy all the pleasures that true Southerners live by - Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Boots, Bacon, Biscuits, Bluegrass and Smoked Beasts! It's two great days of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon. Ticket options vary. 6PM-10PM Friday; 12PM-2PM (VIP only) and 2PM-6PM Saturday. Maryland State Fairgrounds, The Cow Palace, 2200 York Rd., Lutherville-Timonium. http://www.beerandbourbon.com/timonium-md/show



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Noura Mint Seymali. ​The final part of Creative Alliance's series Nisa’a/Women: Muslim Cultural Identity-Six Women on Stage and in Conversation. Nisa’a celebrates the powerful artistry of women with roots in Muslim communities in the U.S. and around the world. During extended engagements in the city, these artists perform and participate in conversations with students at Baltimore City schools and audiences at the Creative Alliance. The dialogue focuses on challenging prevalent stereotypes and building a deeper understanding of the vast artistic identity that is part of the extraordinarily diverse Muslim cultural world. This event features Noura Mint Seymali, a nationally beloved star and one of Mauritania’s foremost musical emissaries. $13, $10 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/noura-mint-seymali

Jo Koy – Break the Mold Tour. Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings performing at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s premiere stand-up comedians, Koy sells-out theaters and arenas across the world with his infectious and explosive energy onstage. The comedian pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, with material that has universal appeal.​ $35. 8PM. The Modell-Lyric, 140 W Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore. https://modell-lyric.com/event/jo-koy-break-the-mold-tour/​


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Patterson Park Bird Watching Walk. Join Audubon for a free guided bird watching walk for all ages! No registration is required, just arrive ready to explore. Binoculars available to borrow - please request them in advance via email at baltimore@audubon.org. Meet at the fountain in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, closest to the intersection of E. Lombard St. & S. Patterson Park Ave. There is no driving in the park. FREE. 8AM-9:30AM. Patterson Park, E. Lombard at S. Patterson Park Ave., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/1451886684943326/


7th Annual Wockenfuss Factory Tour. Join in the fun and tour our candy factory. They will be giving away samples and raffling off candy. Tours will run throughout the day. FREE. 9AM-3PM. Wockenfuss Candy, 6831 Harford Road, Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/316345715764971/


​BFF Waggin' @Full Tilt Brewing. ​The BARCS BFF Waggin' (mobile adoption vehicle) will be at Full Tilt Brewing with adorable adoptable cats and dogs. Adoptions are first come, first served. Please bring a photo ID and proof of address to adopt. 12PM. Full Tilt Brewing, 5604 York Rd., Baltimore. https://barcs.org/events/#event-76


The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest. Blowing into Patterson Park for the first time this spring, The Big Baltimore Kite Festival fills the sky with vibrant colors and celebrates the broad spectrum of cultures that make up East Baltimore! Join in near the Pagoda to make your own kite, listen to breezy music, participate in the “Will It Fly” competition, and enjoy a day outside in our beautiful park! Bring a picnic blanket, bring a kite, bring your friends! FREE. 12PM-4PM. Patterson Park Pagoda, E Lombard St., Baltimore. ​https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/big-baltimore-kite-fest


Binology 103: The Rhône Valley. 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. The Rhône Valley is a warm region in southern France that produces some truly spectacular wines. In this class, you'll focus your attention on the different appellations of the Northern and Southern Rhône, while tasting a variety of whites and reds, such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Côtes-du-Rhône and more! $39. 2PM-3:30PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/binology-103-the-rhone-valley/

 

Hats Off to Hampden Gala. ​The 9th Annual Hats Off to Hampden Gala benefiting the Hampden Family Center! Prizes for the most imaginative, meaningful or outrageous hats. Wear your own, or create one at the event. Featuring music by Sons of Pirates, food by Chef Chad Gauss & The Food Market, beverage by The Wine Source and desserts by Sweet Side Café. $100 until March 15; $125 after March 15. 7PM-11PM. Preston Hall Baltimore, 25 W Preston St., Baltimore. https://hampdenfamilycenter.org/



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​Pints for Pups. Please come to the Five & Dime Ale House upstairs bar for a happy hour in support of local dog rescue, Wings of Love Kuwait! Have drinks, enjoy some food and support a good cause. Five & Dime will be donating a portion of the happy hour's proceeds to Wings of Love Kuwait. There will also be a raffle with prizes from local businesses. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit Wings of Love Kuwait. No cover or donation necessary. Wings of Love Kuwait will be at the event to answer questions, and provide more info on their organization. FREE admission. 4PM-6PM. Five & Dime Ale House, 901 W 36th St., Baltimore. https://www.facebook.com/events/361028061162008/


Jajouka Baraka with Bachir Attar. ​Inspired by the intoxicating sounds of the legendary Master Musicians of Jakouka, this ensemble of musicians from both sides of the Atlantic – Morocco and the US — explore the potential for sound to trigger a state of ecstasy. The group will be using sessions recorded in the 1970s between Ornette Coleman and the Master Musicians of Jajouka as the inspiration for a night of music and collaboration. Bachir Attar is a multi-instrumentalist acknowledged for his mastery of the ghaita, a double reed oboe-like instrument that is fundamental to the sound of the Master Musicians of Jajouka, the group that he leads. His brother, Mustapha Attar, also a member of the group, plays drums as well as ghaita. Arrington de Dionyso, a bass clarinetist, vocalist and visual artist who has collaborated recently with Bachir and Mustapha Attar, draws on a variety of traditions, including Tuvan throat singing and Indonesian trance music, for inspiration. Innovative percussionist Ben Bennett has developed a commanding synthesis of extended and traditional techniques on the drums, and worked with cutting-edge improvisers around the world. For this show, Baltimore own avant-garde saxophone and sound explorer Jamal Moore will be joining the group. $20, $17 members (+$3 at the door). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2019/jajouka-baraka-bachir-attar



April


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The Book of Mormon. The nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, The Book of Mormon is coming to Baltimore. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Ticket prices and showtimes vary; see link for details. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore.  https://www.ticketmaster.com/the-book-of-mormon-touring-tickets/artist/1732682?brand=Hippodrome&venueId=172363



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Cunningham's Cooking Classes with the Chef. ​Join Cunningham's every month for their "Cooking with Jay" series. Every month, Chef Jay will share his knowledge of food and show you how to be a culinary master in your home. Learn everything you need to impress your friends and relatives. Price includes wine and beer selections from our restaurant. $50. 6PM-9PM. Cunningham's Cafe, 1 Olympic Pl., Towson. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cunninghams-cooking-classes-with-the-chef-tickets-53553037577



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Limestone Wines. You want to know what the great regions of Champagne, Burgundy, Chablis, the Loire and southern Rhône valleys, and Saint-Emilion in Bordeaux have in common? The soils are rich with limestone! And while solid limestone itself is too hard for the vines to penetrate, the calcium-carbonate it contains has many valuable benefits to vine health and grapes. Taste the influence this soil has on wines not just from France, but around the world. $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines. 6PM-8PM. BIN 604, 604 S Exeter St., Baltimore. https://bin604.com/event/limestone-wines/



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Coffee Talk. ​Read any good books lately? Enoch Pratt Library provides the coffee, you provide the talk. FREE. 10AM-11PM. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Canton Branch, 1030 S. Ellwood Ave., Baltimore. http://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/coffee_talk_8432#.XIfwaBNKjjB


Weekend Walk-In: Family Tree in 3D. A hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshop once a month in the AVAM classroom! Education staff will help you explore new creative territory & make a project inspired by one of our beloved visionary artists. This month the project is inspired by the current mega-exhibition "PARENTING: An Art without a Manual," make a 3D sculpture of your family tree! Supplies & boundless inspiration provided! $5 (museum admission not included). 1PM-4PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/for-educators-and-educatees/weekend-walk-in.shtml


Binology 101: The 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, 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-the-basics-of-wine-tasting/



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Canine, Feline, Drink Wine! BARCS' annual wine tasting is back featuring 75 wines from around the globe! All-inclusive wine tasting with appetizers and desserts. $50. 3PM-6PM. Second Chance, 1700 Ridgely St​., Baltimore. https://barcs.org/events/#event-67​



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The Taste. Enjoy food, festivity and fun at The Taste signature event. Highlighting Pikesville, Owings Mills and surrounding areas, this 8th annual fundraiser will feature signature dishes from 45+ restaurants and caterers, along with complimentary beer, wine and cocktails. Adding to the fun will be music, raffle prizes, the People's Choice and celebrity judge competitions and other surprises. A Portion of the proceeds will go to Baltimore Hunger Project. $48. 5:30PM-8PM. Suburban Club, 7600 Park Heights Ave., Pikesville. https://business.pomchamber.org/events/details/the-taste-2308



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​2019 Lock House Craft Beer & Wine Festival. Celebrate Maryland with the Lock House Craft Beer & Wine Festival, bringing together some of the best Maryland breweries, wineries and distilleries in one amazing event. The event features live music, artisans and food, all while you enjoy the views and the history of the Lock House on the beautiful Susquehanna river. General Admission includes a souvenir tasting cup, unlimited samples from breweries, wineries, and distilleries from around Maryland. Wine and cocktails are available for purchase, as well as bottles to take home. The Festival benefits the Lock House Museum. Get your tickets early; event is expected to sell out. $35 in advance; $45 at the gate. 12PM-5PM. Susquehanna Lock House Museum, 817 Conesteo St., Havre de Grace. http://www.lockhousebeerandwinefest.com/


Jim Jefferies - The Night Talker Tour. Comedian Jim Jefferies brings the Night Talker Tour, his latest multi-city standup comedy tour, to Baltimore. Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging standup style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe. Ticket prices vary. 8PM. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/jim-jefferies-baltimore-maryland-04-13-2019/event/15005567CE9A4199



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Wine Stroll.  Stroll through Downtown Westminster while enjoying local wines, live music, artisans, and delicious food prepared by several local establishments. See link for schedule of bands. $20 in advance; $25 day of event. 3PM-7PM (Gates for general admission ticket holders open at 2:30PM). Downtown Westminster, gates locations: Center & Main St., Locust Ln., Main St. & Longwell Ave., and Main St. & John/Bond St., Westminster. http://www.westminstermd.gov/440/Wine-Stroll



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AVAM's Special Events Happy Hour. ​Are you planning a special event? Enjoy delicious food and cocktails as you meet some of Baltimore's best special events vendors at this intimate show – now in its 18th year! Connect with a host of caterers, photographers, videographers, wedding planners, DJs, and loads more, all in one of Baltimore's sweetest places to celebrate. FREE, registration required. 5:30PM-8PM. American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.avam.org/news-and-events/events/special-events-happy-hour.shtml



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Come From Away. The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s Come From Away has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. Ticket prices and showtimes vary; see link for details. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N Eutaw St., Baltimore. https://www.ticketmaster.com/come-from-away-touring-tickets/artist/2459898?brand=Hippodrome&venueId=172363



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​Spring Biz Mix at Lord Baltimore Hotel's Skybar. Join the Baltimore Business Journal and area professionals for an evening of networking, amazing views, and delicious food and drinks at LB Skybar! Network with fellow business professionals while enjoying breathtaking views of Baltimore from the 19th floor of the Lord Baltimore Hotel. Biz Mix events attract a wide array of professionals from all over Baltimore. Bring plenty of business cards to hand out while you make new connections. $40 early bird, cost increases after April 11. 5:30PM-7:30PM. LB Skybar, 20 W. Baltimore St., 19th Floor, Baltimore. https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/event/163955/2019/spring-biz-mix-at-lord-baltimore-hotels-skybar



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​Pawject Runway. ​Pawject Runway is the hippest fashion show on four paws featuring a five-star lineup of “Big Softies” from the Show Your Soft Side Animal Abuse Campaign "modeling" adoptable cats and dogs from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS). The evening begins at 6PM where guests can rub furry bellies and rub shoulders with famous faces from the NFL to lacrosse field, rockers to race car drivers. Enjoy beer, wine cocktails and treats while browsing our curated, high-end silent auction items. The Pawject Runway Silent Auction features gift cards from retailers and restaurants, baskets filled with fun items, event tickets, sports memorabilia and experiences. Baltimore’s most talked about “fashion show” is a purrfect evening out for everyone. And hey, you might even wind up going home with a model! $35 general admission; $150 VIP Softie Lounge. 6PM-10PM. Royal Farms Arena, 201 W Baltimore St., Baltimore. https://www.pawjectrunway.org/



Ongoing


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


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

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Wee Workers. Tuesdays January-June 18. Preschoolers will love this program just for them. Explore the museum’s galleries through stories, songs, crafts, and pint-size tours with a different theme each week. See link for weekly themes. FREE for kids and BMI members; $5 adults. 10:30AM-11:30AM. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/​

Indecent. February 28-March 31. What is the cost when we sacrifice truth for success? Can radical love be pious, or merely provocative? Does every religion sell God for a price? Follow the true story of a play, a playwright, and a plucky troupe of Yiddish theater artists from 1906 Warsaw to 1923 Broadway, from risky experiment to global sensation—and ultimately shattering scandal. The latest hit from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of A Civil War Christmas, The Baltimore Waltz, and How I Learned to Drive, this highly acclaimed and award-winning drama pays homage to artists ahead of their time and doomed to pay the price. Ticket prices & show times vary. Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N Calvert St., Baltimore. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/mainstage/indecent


Weekend Workers. Saturdays (unless noted), March 3-March 30.It’s all about fun as you discover how things work. These engaging activities allow children of all ages to investigate the world around them. Please note, weekly activities are subject to change. See link for weekly activity list. FREE with museum admission. 11AM-2PM unless noted. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. http://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/