Events in and around Baltimore

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The Maryland State Fair

What: Known as "the best week of summer," the fair celebrates agriculture in Maryland.

When: Aug. 25-Sept. 5

Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, Md. 

More info: Click here

 

 

Baltimore Comic-Con

What: 16th annual comic book convention in Baltimore.

When: Sept. 2-4. Hours: Friday 1-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Where: Baltimore Convention Center, 

More info: Click here

 

Pints in the Park

What: From the website: An "outdoor happy hour feature corn hole, ping pong, and cheap beers from Baltimore breweries. Meet Charm City Run in the park for an evening group run and then head back to the park for a cold brew at the finish line. Enjoy live music from local bands. Chill on the lawn and pre-game before a baseball game."

When: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 9

Where: Center Plaza, Fayette and North Charles streets, Baltimore, Md.

More info: Click here

 

Swim Across America, Baltimore (Pool Swim)

What: A fun pool swim for all ages designed to help raise money for the Swim Across America Lab at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

When: Sept. 17 starting at 3 p.m.

Where: Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center, 5700 Cottonworth Avenue, Baltimore

More info: Check out the Swim Across America website

 

Swim Across America, Baltimore (Open Water Swim)

What: A 1, 3, or 5 mile swim in Redhouse Cove to help raise money for the Swim Across America Lab at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. All swimmers raise money to support the cause.

When: Sept. 18

Where: High Tide Farm, 5101 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122

More info: Check out the Swim Across America website

 

Ellicott City Flood Relief Fundraiser

What: The Orioles are supporting Ellicott City flood relief at an upcoming game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. $5 of every ticket sold will benefit the Ellicott City Partnership and the Howard County Community Relief Fund. There is an additional 10% service charge per ticket.

When: 7:05 p.m. Sept. 23

Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

More info: For any questions or accessible seating, call 888.848.BIRD (2473) and ask for the Ticket Services team.

 

Boordy Summer Concert Series

What: Summer evening concerts at Boordy Vineyards. In addition to live music, the vineyard offers wine tasting, picnicking and dancing. Tickets are $20 and sold online.

When: Saturday nights June 4 - August 27; gates open at 5 p.m, performances from 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Md. 21082

More info: See complete lineups and purchase tickets 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

More info: Click here

 

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

 

Pints in the Park

What: From the website: An "outdoor happy hour feature corn hole, ping pong, and cheap beers from Baltimore breweries. Meet Charm City Run in the park for an evening group run and then head back to the park for a cold brew at the finish line. Enjoy live music from local bands. Chill on the lawn and pre-game before a baseball game."

When: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: Center Plaza, Fayette and North Charles streets, Baltimore, Md.

More info: Click here

 

Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

What: A fundraising event and race by Komen Maryland designed to raise money breast cancer research and other programs in support of a cure.

When: Oct. 24

Where: In the area of the Hunt Valley Towne Center on Shawan Road

More info: Check out the Komen Maryland website

 

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