This Weekend in Baltimore

August 17-19

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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Vegan Restaurant Week

Aug. 17-26 | Various hours and locations

Celebrate the diversity of Baltimore’s dining scene with vegan staples and new, specially created vegan options at dozens of area restaurants.


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Red Bull Amaphiko Festival 2018

Aug. 17 - 19 | Arena Players, Hollins Market and Motor House

Red Bull Amaphiko, a global program that supports social entrepreneurs, will return to Baltimore a year after the first-ever U.S. Red Bull Amaphiko Academy to host Red Bull Amaphiko Festival — a three-day festival featuring workshops, performances, and events celebrating the spirit of social innovation and creativity in the city.


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The Little Mermen - Disney Rock Cover Band

Aug. 17 | 9 p.m. | Rams Head Live!

Come see The Little Mermen, the premier Disney rock cover band, jam-packed with nostalgic fun and singalongs.


Feast of St. Gabriele

Aug. 18-19 | 12 p.m. | Little Italy

The 2-day street festival features live stage music; dancing; games of chance; kids activities; pizza, vino, porchetta, Italian sausage and other traditional Italian food and deserts; as well as vendors and crafters; souvenirs; and more.


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Year of the Market: Waterfront Yoga

Aug. 18 | 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Baltimore Museum of Industry

Stretch your muscles and enliven your spirit with a yoga class on the waterfront terrace, and then stop by the Farmers’ Market after class.


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Backyard Science Days

Aug. 18 – 19 | 12 p.m. | Maryland Science Center

Science doesn’t always happen in a laboratory–it can happen right in your own backyard! Experience the wonder of science that happens around you everyday during Backyard Science Days! Get up close and personal with the creatures and critters that live right outside your door, find creative uses for natural materials you see everyday, and learn how to give back to the environment around you.


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The Summer Ever After Tour feat. All Time Low & Dashboard Confessional

Aug. 18 | 7 p.m. | Mecu Pavilion (Formerly Pier Six Pavilion)

Come see these artists for a fun night of music!


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Rhythms & Reels

Aug. 18 | 5:30 p.m. | Various Parks in Baltimore City

Rhythms & Reels inspires Baltimoreans to celebrate, community, culture and diversity through FREE, family-friendly programming in city parks.


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Whiskey on the Waterfront

Aug. 18 | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sagamore Spirit

Enjoy waterfront views, refreshing cocktails, beer, wine and live music. Food and beverages will be available to purchase from Rye Street Tavern.


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Billy Currington at Power Plant Live

Aug. 18 | 8:30 p.m. | Power Plant Live!

93.1 WPOC Hot Country Nights returns to Power Plant Live! in 2018 with an even bigger lineup! Join us on Saturday, August 18th with Billy Currington and LOCASH!


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Family Fun Days

Aug. 19 | 12 – 4 p.m. | Port Discovery Children's Museum

Join Port Discovery Children's Museum Sunday, August 19th for a Carnival inspired Family Fun Day featuring hula hoops, pony rides, themed crafts and food. Entry is free but purchase an activities pass and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Civic Works.


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World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra: Their Greatest Hits show!

Aug. 19 | 3 p.m. | The Lyric Opera House

The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra from New York will perform one night only in Baltimore as they tour the world, bringing timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to stage. Even 75 years after founding his famous orchestra, Glenn Miller's music is alive and well. This is a must-see show for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in time.