This Weekend in Baltimore

September 22 - 24

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Baltimore offers a great lineup of festivals, museum events and exhibitions, theatrical performances, sporting events, concerts and so much more. Check back each week to see our hand-picked event highlights. Get out, relax and have fun this weekend!

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Baltimore Book Festival 2017

September 22 – 24 | Inner Harbor

The Inner Harbor transforms into a bibliophile’s wonderland during the annual book festival, which features book sales, author signings, poetry readings and panel discussions.


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Baltimore Comic-Con

September 22 – 24 | Baltimore Convention Center

Fans of all things super will get a chance to compete in a costume contest, pick up comics, and meet famous superheroes like Wonder Woman Lynda Carter at the 18th Annual convention.


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Build-A-Boo Puppet Making Workshop

September 23 | 10 a.m. | American Visionary Arts Museum

Create your own furry monster friend with the puppet master Tiffany Lange of Charm City Puppets. You'll be ready for Halloween this year! Design and sew your own hand and rod monster puppet from scratch using one of Tiffany's patented patterns.


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Mr. Trash Wheel’s Freindversary Party

September 23 | 7 p.m. | Peabody Heights

Healthy Harbor and Peabody Heights Brewery, LLC present a celebration of one of the greatest friendships of all time and space. Celebrate Mr. Trash Wheel's Friendversary with the darling serpent that slithered into their hearts two years ago. Sip the brew inspired by their meet-cute and celebrate your own friendship with the lovable garbage gourmand, Mr. Trash Wheel.


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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

September 23 | Various hours | Various Baltimore Museum locations

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. Baltimore Museums participating: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Walters Art Museum, Jewish Museum of Maryland, Maryland Historical Society and many more.


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Bloom the Boulevard

September 23 | 9 a.m. | Pigtown Main Street

Join Pigtown Main Street for its sixth semi-annual Bloom the Boulevard event. Volunteers will collect litter, plant flowers and trees, and spread mulch along the 700-1300 blocks of Washington Boulevard. After the work is done head over to the after party for lunch, raffles and giveaways.


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Gucci Mane

September 23 | 7 p.m. | Pier Six Pavilion

See rapper Gucci Mane’s ice cream face tattoo in person, and enjoy his music and sweeping views of the Inner Harbor at Pier Six Pavilion at one of the final shows of this concert season.


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Artisan Market by Butchers Hill Workshop

Saturday 23 | 1 – 5 p.m. | R. House

The Artisan Market brings together local artists, makers and brands at the R. House food hall. Showcased vendors include Peas+ Cheese, Write Notepads & Co., Juniper Apothecary, Charm City Threads and Water & Dust. Come support local businesses and show your love for Baltimore city.


Fall for Art

September 24 | 4 – 7 p.m. | The Walters Art Museum

Take yourself on a self-guided tour through the studios of six local artists, featuring sculpture, painting, drawing and photography. Beer, wine, and light fare will be served.


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