Events in and around Baltimore



Summer Concert Series at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum'

What: A summer concert featuring Seamus Kennedy in the air conditioned gallery at the Maritime Museum.

When: 7-9 p.m., June 29

Where: Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace

More info: Admission is $10 at the door and drinks are for sale at the event.


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Star-Spangled Spectacular

What: A Fourth of July concert celebration including a salute to the armed forces, fireworks and the newest edition of John Williams' Star Wars Score. 

When: 8 p.m. July 3-4

Where: Oregon Ridge State Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville

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Artscape 2016

What: America's largest free arts festival is in its 35th year. The theme for this year's Artscape is Space: Explore What's Out There. The 2016 festival is headlined by Wyclef Jean on Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m., The Mighty Mighty Bosstones on Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. and the Legendary Burning Spear on Sunday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. on the BGE Main Stage at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

When: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 15-16 and 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. July 17 

Where: Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street, Baltimore

More info: Click  here


Rock the Ring Summer Concert Series

What: The concert series at Smyth Jewelers in Timonium includes live performances, food trucks, local Baltimore brews and exclusive discounts on Smyth merchandise. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company.

When: 6-8 p.m. July 21 and Aug. 18 

Where: Smyth Jewelers, 2020 York Road, Timonium

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Ravens practice

What: The Ravens will hold two free, open practices to members of the public in August. 

When: 7 p.m. Aug. 1 and 6 p.m. Aug. 6. On Aug. 1, which is the Ravens' annual Military Appreciation Day. about 3,500 special seats will be reserved for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification upon check-in at the stadium. On Aug. 6, the Ravens will hold a fireworks night, which will include post-practice autographs for children and a fireworks/laser show. Both stadium practices will have interactive fan events, including activities designed specifically for younger fans, giveaways and cheerleader/mascot meet-and-greets.

Where: M&T Bank Stadium 

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Jazz in the Sculpture Garden: Tizer Quartet featuring Karen Briggs

What: Lauded as a “master” by The Baltimore Sun, keyboardist Lao Tizer and his group will be joined by vocalist Karen Briggs. The jazz violinist extraordinaire has performed with Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, and Wu-Tang Clan.

When: Saturday, August 6, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $30 Member, $45 non-Member

Where: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898

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Black Film Friday

What: Baltimore first curated outdoor movie series featuring Black films.

When: The last Friday of June, July and August, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Free

Where: Stone House Lawn of Parks & People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217

More info: Click here


The Top of the World Observation Gallery presents “Ripple Effect” 

What: “Ripple Effect” is an exhibition of paintings by Sylvie Van Helden and Christine Buckton Tillman that explores the work of two artists who employ fluid painting techniques, utilizing liquid acrylics, inks, and gouaches on paper, mixing them with processes such as collage and digitally printed fabric.

When: Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, September 25

Where: 27th floor of the World Trade Center at 401 E. Pratt Street

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WTMD First Thursdays

What: Free music concert on the Waterfront in Canton

When: First Thursday of the month May through September. Concert starts at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Waterfront in Canton

More Info: Click here for lineups


Everyone's a Kid Day at the Zoo

What: On the first Tuesday of the month March through November, all ticket prices are the at the child admission rate of $13 a person; $5 off adult admission.

When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. first Tuesday of the month March-November 

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

More info: Visit the zoo's event page


Camel rides at the Zoo

What: Two Dromedary camels have arrived at the Maryland Zoo for visitors to ride on.

When: Daily 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 7-Labor Day

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

More info: Visit the zoo's event page


Little Italy Open Air Film Fest

What: Movies are projected onto the outside wall of Ciao Bella Restaurant in the Da Mimmo Ristorante parking lot from a row home across the street. The event is free and includes free popcorn.

When: Fridays in July and August, music starting at 7 p.m. and movies at 9 p.m.

Where: At the corner of High Street and Stiles Street in Baltimore's Little Italy

More info: Click here



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