Events in and around Baltimore



Katsucon 2016

What: From the website: "Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), an educational organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere."

When: Feb. 12-14

Where: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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Striper School 2016

What: Learn how to improve your striped bass fishing with Tim “Tacklebox” Sherman. The class includes a Q&A session, door prizes, light refreshments and lunch.

When: Feb. 13 , 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

More info: Cost is $50. Visit the website for additional details and to register.


Cupid's Undie Run

What: A charity run -- in underwear -- to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation.

When: Feb. 13, 12 p.m.

Where: Luckies Tavern at Power Plant Live!, 10 Market Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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Sex at the Zoo

What: Valentine’s Day is for the birds and the bees, too! Join the Zoo’s experienced animal staff as they host a special event that explores the wild side of romance in the animal kingdom. This adults-only evening includes a live band, beer and wine bar, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, decadent desserts, and appearances from some of the Zoo’s most popular Animal Ambassadors. 

When: Feb. 13 , 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Maryland Zoo, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Druid Hill Park, 21217

More info: Click Here for additional details 

“Entangled Lives: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon”

What: The lecture continues Homewood’s ongoing discussion of race in Maryland during the 19th century, at the former farm estate of Baltimore’s prominent and slaveholding Carroll family that today serves as JHU’s main campus. 

When: Feb. 18, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Homewood Museum, Mason Hall Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University, 3101 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21211

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Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer

What: In the infancy of hip-hop, Brooklyn-born photographer Jamel Shabazz documented the pioneers of music and style who would launch an enduring worldwide phenomenon. In Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer, director Charlie Ahearn pays tribute to both Shabazz and those who defined hip-hop before it had definition. 

When: Feb. 21, 2 p.m..

Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum 1830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202

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Faith, Politics & Activism in Baltimore

What: Join us in conversation with Rev. Dr. Kwame Abayomi, pastor, activist and first clergyperson to serve in the Baltimore City Council.

When: Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, 430 E Belvedere Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21212

More Info: Click here


Light City Baltimore

What: Premiering this year, Light City Baltimore is the first large-scale, international light festival in the U.S. 

When: March 28-April 3

Where: Downtown Baltimore

More info: Preview on Light City Baltimore


Orioles Opening Day

What: Baseball's back in season as the Baltimore Orioles hold their home opener for the 2016 season.

When: April 4, first pitch at 3:05 p.m.

Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, 333 W. Camden Street, Baltimore

More info: Find ticket and schedule information here.



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