Events in and around Baltimore

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions

What: Brought to life by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performing all new arrangements and carefully timed visuals from recent and classic Pokémon video games. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has become the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages a chance to experience the evolution of the Pokémon franchise like never before.

When: July 1, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Myerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Comedian Rip Michaels performs

What: Rip's keen sense of humor has allowed him to appear on such TV shows as Centric According to Him & Her, Starz Stannd Dup, BET's Comic View, Jamie Fox's Laffapoolza, Showtime @ The Apollo, HBO's PDiddy Bad Boys of Comedy, MTV's Wannabees, and Comedy Central.

When: July 2

Where: Baltimore Comedy Factory, 5625 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

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Fortnight for Freedom

What: A discussion of international religious persecution and declining religious freedom in the West, with implications on what it means for the Catholic Church and what we can do about it. Dr. Thomas Farr, senior fellow with the School of Foreign Service and Director of the Religious Freedom Project will be speaking.

When: July 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cathedral of Mary Our Queen Parish Center, 5200 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD

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Red White & 80s Weekend

What: A celebration of the 1980s during the July 4th weekend. July 2: The Deloreans have been transporting East Coast audiences back to the eighties since 2008. This high energy band features seven lead singers to keep you on the dance floor all night long.

July 3: This show will be standing room only. This band of seasoned musicians recreates the sounds of the 1980s; a day when Ronald Reagan was President, M-TV first aired, CDs emerged, Acid Washed jeans were "Cool" and alternative music was called "New Wave".

July 4: Bruce In The USA is much more than just another tribute… This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show.

July 5: The KUBE is more than just a cover band - it's a totally awesome, true '80s EXPERIENCE! RUBIX KUBE is taking the universe by storm as the most original '80s tribute band of all time.

When: July 2-5, 9 p.m.

Where: Rams Head Center Stage at Maryland Live Casino, 7002 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD

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BSO’s Star Spangled Spectacular

What: Red, white and blue — and patriotic fun, too! Join the BSO for our annual holiday celebration featuring Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, and many more while watching a dazzling display of fireworks. Plus, hear the BSO’s “O, Say Can You Sing?” contest winner perform The Star-Spangled Banner.

When: July 3 and 4, 8 p.m.

Where: Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Bever Dam Road

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Red, White & Zoo Enrichment Day

What: Come to the Zoo for a day of special animal enrichment! Watch as the Zoo’s animals receive special Fourth of July treats, including “fishsicles” and paper mache toys, and listen as zookeepers explain the importance of enrichment activities.

When: July 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: The Maryland Zoo, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217

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Washington Monument Bicentennial 

What: Celebration of the reopening and bicentennial of the nation's first monument dedicated to George Washington, presented by the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy and Bank of America.

When: July 4. Naturalization ceremony at 8:30 a.m. followed by an official rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Country fair follows from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 

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Cirque Du Soleil

What: Cirque Du Soleil comes to Baltimore.

When: July 8-12

Where: Royal Farms Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md., 21201

For more information: Click here  for tickets


"The Bachelor" Casing Call

What: Baltimore Casting call for new season of "The Bachelor"

When: July 9, 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Where: Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills, 7002 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, Md 21076

For more Information: Click here for more details. 


Baltimore's Farmer's Market & Bazaar

What: The farmer's market features produce, meats, dairy, breads, flowers, collectibles, crafts and often live music.

When: Sundays April 5 - Dec. 20, 7 a.m. to noon

Where: Underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets

For more information: Visit the Farmer's Market website .


Bel Air Farmer's Market

What: A weekly farmer's market in the heart of Bel Air.

When: 7-11 a.m. Saturdays, April 11 through November

Where: Located in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau State Office building at 2 S. Bond Street, which also

houses district court.

More info: Dogs are welcome at the market, but if you bring your pet make sure it is friendly with other animals.  For additional information visit .



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