Things to do in Baltimore this week 10/14/19

One weekend of the 8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, down, one more week to go! The festival takes place in the Bromo Arts District from October 10-20! Make sure you get your tickets! Last year we saw almost every show, this year will will see ALL 22 shows. Everything I’ve seen so far has been great! Definitely check it out! Other things to check out this week, August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF premiers at Everyman Theatre this week! Also, The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Betty O’Hellno & Friends will be at Creative Alliance to get you in the Halloween spirit. There are plenty of haunted houses popping up in the area too.

Monday, October 14

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
Buy Tickets Here

Indigenous Peoples Day Pot Luck and Film Festival
4PM – 9PM
Baltimore Center Stage
700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore
Join Native American LifeLines as we reclaim Indigenous Peoples Day by celebrating indigenous culture and elevate it above colonial narratives that erase us in our homelands. This event is being hosted at Baltimore Center Stage and will feature screenings of films by indigenous artists, indigenous storytelling, a potluck, and activities for children. Because generosity is an important value among our people, the event is free and appropriate for families. We encourage you to bring a dish to share, but it is not required. Indigenous foods are preferred, but we are grateful to have whatever you’d like to bring. Finally, we encourage the traditional practice of bringing your own eating utensils. This helps us reduce waste and care for the earth in a good way.
4:05 PM – 5:20 PM “Looking Toward Home: An Urban Indian Experience”
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM “Iroquois Creation Story” and Storytelling with Barry Lee (Munsee)
6:45 PM – 7:05 PM “There’s Heart Here” (Film about Indigenous Two Spirit Community)
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM “Te Ata”

Monumental Mondays
6PM – 12AM
R. House
301 W 29th St, Baltimore
Liven up your Mondays with weekly game nights at R. House. Each week we’ll feature different video games, board games, card games and everything in between. It’s the nostalgia of your childhood, but with beer specials from our friends at Monument City Brewing, game night is all grown up.

Monday Pagoda Yoga
6:30PM – 7:30PM
Patterson Park Pagoda, Baltimore
Come out for a free yoga class on Pagoda Hill with Megan! All levels welcome. Kids under 13 yrs old must be accompanied by an adult. ¡Venga a una clase gratis de yoga a la Pagoda! Para todos niveles. Los niños menores de 13 años tienen que venir con un adulto.

Monday Trivia at MaGerk’s
7:30PM – 9:30PM
MaGerk’s Pub
1061 S Charles St, Baltimore
Ours is an independent Trivia Night written specifically for the venue/audience each week. We try to write a rounded game that finds the right balance between challenging and fun, while avoiding too many gimmes or complete guesses. Generally speaking, people seem to really enjoy it and we’ve been pretty successful with consistent crowds, and a loyal following in Hampden, and Mt. Vernon, so we are very excited to be invited to bring the game to Federal Hill!!We’ll be playing at MaGerk’s every Monday in the back bar. It’s free to play (of course), and like any good Trivia Night, we’ll have loads of food and drink specials. We will also have a prize for the best overall team, as well as one for the highest placing small team so it’s good for groups of all sizes. We’d love to have you join us, so definitely consider checking it out if you’re in or around Federal Hill on Monday’s.

Improv Bingo Night
7:30PM – 8:30PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Join Chicken Shit Bingo and friends for Improv Bingo Night! Enjoy all the laughter, pure enjoyment, and side splittin’ entertainment of improv with a twist! How does it work? Each audience member will get a bingo card full of a wide range of improv tropes and things they might see on stage (e.g. people playing animals, tag outs, a job interview scene, someone dying on stage etc.) You’ll watch three improv teams perform and look for things to check off on your card. If you get five in a row, you’ll WIN A PRIZE! Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Proxy – a world premiere play by Alex Reeves & Nell Quinn-Gibney
Oct 11 – 20, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W Preston St, Baltimore
Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play. Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family. When we die, who cares for those we leave behind?
Buy Tickets Here

The Session Hosted By Clarence Ward III
8:30PM – 12AM
Terra Cafe Bmore
101 E 25th St, Baltimore
This event is a weekly Jazz Jam Session created and hosted by Baltimore’s own Saxophonist and Trumpeter Clarence Ward III. Each and every week some of finest musicians from Baltimore, Dc, Va and as far as Ny come to partake in this weekly Gathering of musical expression. There is NO cover and all you have to do is tip the band. There is NO OTHER PLACE in this town offering such a high level of music for free.

Tuesday, October 15

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
Buy Tickets Here

Real Talk Tho: How Baltimore Ceasefire Cuts Violence in Half
6PM – 9PM
Ida B’s Table
235 Holliday Street, Baltimore
Baltimore Ceasefire weekends have been held four times a year every year since 2017, when its organizers first decided to encourage people around the city to stop the violence and take part in activities that build community. Ceasefire weekends–which usually include marches, prayer circles, and other community events–feel good to participate in, but now there is proof that they actually do lower the rate of gun violence experienced in the city. Panelists include: Letrice Gant, Ceasefire Organizer – Alex Long, Violence Interrupter, Safe Streets; Team Redemption Boxing Gym Founder and President; featured in the award winning 2018 documentary Charm City – Peter Phalen, PsyD. , clinician and research fellow at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Baltimore VA Medical Center. Moderated by The Real News Network host Jaisal Noor.
Free Tickets Here

Taste & Tour at the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
6PM – 7PM
The Engineers Club
11 W Mount Vernon Pl, Baltimore
During the late-1800s Gilded Age, you needed to secure an invitation from Mary Frick Garrett-Jacobs—a sign that you had been deemed worthy to rub elbows with society’s upper echelon—in order to visit the mansion. Today, however, you don’t need to belong to the upper crust, or even an invitation, to see the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion. You just need a ticket. For Mary Frick—often referred to as “Baltimore’s Mrs. Astor”—her lifelong passion project was the Mount Vernon Place mansion that now bears her name. To create the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, she ultimately combined three large rowhomes into one 40-room showcase that featured the work of two prominent architects: Stanford White and John Russell Pope. Sign up for our new Taste & Tour series, during which you can enjoy a docent-led tour of the mansion, learn its history, and enjoy a signature cocktail or sparkling water.
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Short Films at the Charm City Fringe Festival
7PM – 9PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
What happens when you flip the script on the creative process? For the 2019 Short Film Program, Charm City Fringe procured a composer to create an 8 minute score, for a movie yet to be conceived. Eight minute score. No movie. Charm City Fringe then gave the score to 8 filmmakers who had to work backwards from the score to construct their movies. Eight different movies. Same score. For our filmmakers, we have an array of fantastic talent. Aaron Henkin (creator and producer of original radio programs, including Out of the Block, for WYPR) will be performing in one of this year’s films. We have IFP alumni, MdFF alumni, filmmakers with films on NoBudge, the founder of the Baltimore Filmmakers Collective, creators for Comedy Central, Adult Swim, Doc NYC, etc. Join us at the Creative Alliance on October 15 to see how 8 different creative minds interpreted the same sounds. Last year this program was a great success, where we had standing room only, so this year we moved it to a larger venue.
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Thrive No. 25: Ross Hammond, Guitar
7PM – 8:30PM
Dear Globe Coffee
827 N. Howard Street, Baltimore
Sacramento guitarist Ross Hammond has played on large stages and in small corners throughout the United States and beyond. (You last may have heard him at Thrive 18.5. He enjoyed our audience so much he asked to come back!) His sound is equal parts jazz, folk, blues, spirituals and world music. He’s playing mostly steel guitar… celebrating the release of his newest record “Across Oceans” with Poly Varghese. An album of duos of Indian and American slide guitar music. Doors Open: 7 P.M. Music Starts: 7:30 P.M.

August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
Buy Tickets Here

Charm City Trivia Tuesdays
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Full Tilt Brewing
5604 York Road, Baltimore
Come join us as we welcome Charm City Trivia to our Fully Tilted family. Every Tuesday will will have them in-house orchestrating some of the best trivia in the city. Beer, gift certificates, merch, etc… who knows what you could bring home with you from week to week if your team comes out on top.

Harold Night at BIG
7:30PM – 9PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Every Tuesday night, check out BIG house performers as they rock the classic long-form improv format known as The Harold. Three of BIG’s six Conservatory teams will take the stage every week to blow. your. ever-loving. minds. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Backbar Movies | Poltergeist (1982)
8PM – 10PM
Paulie Gee’s Hampden
3535 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore
Baltimore Magazine’s 2019 “Best Movie Night” We pay for the movie, you get to enjoy & eat cheap food! Backbar Movies | Poltergeist (1982) Movie Starts at 8pm. Backbar Specials from 6pm to Close.

Extra Credit: An Improv JAM!
9PM – 10PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
BIG presents a free Tuesday night Improv Jam! The jam is geared towards improv students of any level getting some extra (credit) stage time! No need to sign up in advance, just swing by The BIG Theater. We’ll welcome you, right after the Harolds!

Wednesday, October 16

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
Buy Tickets Here

Wine’d Down Wednesdays
4PM – 12AM
Back Yard Baltimore
131 S. Schroeder St., Baltimore
Come every Wednesday for ‘Wine’d Down Wednesdays’ – 1/2 off Wines by the Bottle.

Wednesday Open Studio at Local Color Flowers!
4:30PM – 8PM
Local Color Flowers
3100 Brentwood Avenue, Baltimore
Drumroll please! By popular demand…Open Studio will now be offered EVERY Wednesday night starting May 2nd from 4:30-8PM!!! What!? For those of you who have not yet been to Open Studio, the model is simple. Come by during the open hours. Choose from loads of amazing locally grown flowers, make something in your own vase or choose one of ours. Pay for what you make. No need to RSVP, just come on by! Bring friends (adults only please), canned Rose and snacks. Enjoy a night relaxing and getting creative with flowers. Make it your weekly routine!

Adventures in the Meadhall
5PM – 10PM
Charm City Meadworks
400 East Biddle St., Baltimore
All games are open to any and all to try! No one is turned away for skill level. Come try out new games and find a new passion. Game is for all ages and all levels of gaming play. We’ll have Nintendo Classic set up for player versus player video gaming as well as a variety of all play level board games and card games. Game Night is being reinvented! Bring a friend and bring a game. Come relax on a Wednesday night with a great community of people. Our taproom has 10-20 fresh meads on-tap daily with Cheerwine, Wild Kombucha and Root Beer as non-alcoholic options. We serve snacks and pizza, but please BYO-food. Game nights are all-ages, and do not require reservations to attend.

Ignite Baltimore at Charm City Fringe Festival
6PM – 9PM
Le Mondo
406 N Howard St, Baltimore
Doors at 6PM for a light reception before the talks start at 7PM. At every Ignite Baltimore, 16 artists, technologists, thinkers and personalities get 5 minutes and 20 slides to spark new conversations and collaborations across cultures and disciplines. Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events, Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. The first Ignite Baltimore event was held in August 2008 and has become a vehicle for creatives, entrepreneurs, artists, storytellers, techies and entertainers to connect and share ideas.
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Cooking Class: Gnocchi Basics
6PM – 8:30PM
Cosima
3000 Falls Rd, Baltimore
Join us for our ‘Gnocchi Basics’ Cooking Class, where Chef Donna Crivello will teach you how to make three types of delicious gnocchi: baked semolina gnocchi with marinara and arugula salad, butternut squash gnocchi with sage butter, and ricotta gnocchi with parmesan crema and crispy cremini! Dishes will be seasonally timed and matched with regional wines. Each dinner class is about 2 1/2 hours.
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8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival
October 10 – 20, Various Show Times
Venues in the Bromo Arts District, Baltimore
With Baltimore’s ever-growing fringe theatre community, Charm City Fringe is bringing artists out of the woodwork to present what they do best. Each October, performing artists are given the opportunity to shine during the Charm City Fringe Festival. Held in the Baltimore’s Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, we encourage everyone to take this opportunity to witness incredible theatre and performing arts at a great price. Charm City Fringe believes in supporting our artists. All artists make a minimum of 80% and up to 100% of ticket sales. Featuring fresh new shows, after-parties with live music and comedy, exclusive festival collaborations, and special deals around the city, the Charm City Fringe Fest is not to be missed! CLICK HERE for our 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival Artist Lineup! What is the button? Why do I need one? Buttons are a required one-time purchase with your first ticket that allows you to attend festival productions. Displaying a button is required for any patron attending a ticketed theater show, no exceptions. Buttons are NOT required for Fringe After Dark events. Your button opens more than just doors to the shows, it also gets you discounts at participating Baltimore shops and restaurants!
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Frog’s Leap Wine Dinner
6:45PM – 8:45PM
Gunther & Co.
3650 Toone St, Baltimore
Join Executive Chef Jerry Trice for a four course dinner and dessert course paired with Frog’s Leap Winery wines. Howard Imber, East Coast Manager for Frog’s Leap, will walk attendees through each course.
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Drag Bingo at The Charles
7PM – 10PM
The Charles Baltimore
1110 South Charles Street, Baltimore
This is NOT your grandma’s bingo. Charlie’s very own angel, Washington Heights, will be hosting the most entertaining event to grace your calendar on a Wednesday. Drag Bingo will include 6 rounds of BINGO broken up with performances, competitions, and witty dialogue. Balls drop at 7:30pm, but we suggest arriving early to take advantage of our delicious Brinner menu. Eat It! As a side pairing for a lite Washington Height’s roast, the Charles’ will be serving BOTTOMLESS Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, Sangria, and Orange Crushes for $15! We promise to deliver a night of irreverent humor, campy antics, and amazing prizes. If you can’t love Drag Bingo, how the hell are you going to love Wednesdays?

Fourth Annual Pumpkin Palooza
7PM – 10PM
Delia Foley’s
1439 S Charles St, Baltimore
Join us for our 4th Annual Pumpkin Palooza on Wednesday, October 16th from 7-10pm. The cost is $25 per person, which covers your first pumpkin beer OR glass of wine, your pumpkin, painting kit, and drink specials all night. First, second, and third place prizes including gifts cards and cool bar swag. We will also have four amazing pumpkin beers on tap and four in bottle including Southern Tier Pumking and Dogfish Punkin. Due to space, this event will be limited to 50 people on a first come first served basis, so be sure to get your tickets early!
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August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
Buy Tickets Here

The Legend of Tommy Tremain: Who Owns History?
7:30PM – 10PM
Motor House
120 West North Avenue, Baltimore
Join us for a lively and entertaining reading of a dramatic new play that asks hard questions about whose stories we tell–and who deserves a statue in the town square. Then share your views during our conversation exploring the myths around monuments and vacant pedestals in Baltimore and beyond. Moderated by Sheila Gaskins, co-founder of Artpartheid, and Elizabeth Nix, Associate Professor, Div. of Legal, Ethical & Historical Studies, University of Baltimore. Who is Tommy Tremain? What’s the real story behind the legend? A tangled web of lies, myths, buried truths, and startling visions unfolds. At the center of it all: a black woman re-shaping history and the future in her own image.
Free Tickets Here

BINGO
7:30PM – 9PM
Park Bench Pub
1749 Belt Street, Baltimore
Join us for BINGO every Wednesday, starting at 7:30. $6 Flatbread all night. Lots of fun and great prizes!

Salsa y Bachata Wednesdays
8PM – 12AM
Sangria Patio Bar
930 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Learn to dance Salsa Bachata with absolutely the best of Baltimore. Then stay and practice with everyone! The best week night for Latin Dance in Charm City! $5 per class // 8:00 PM Bachata // 8:45 PM Salsa. Dance with DJ Raj starting 9:30. We invite you to a night of fantastic dance experience with the best dancers in Charm City in regular attendance. From Baltimore’s premier annual social dance event – the Baltimore Congress, and Baltimore’s fabulous Latin Dance Company Sentimento, we bring you a weekly night of dance lessons, and social dancing. Situated right in the heart of Mr Vernon, is where it all goes down with tasty food, refreshing beverages. invigorating music, and alluring dances.
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Charm City Trivia
8PM – 10PM
The Pig & Rooster Smokehouse
3242 Foster Ave, Baltimore
Join us for Charm City Trivia every Wednesday. Come show off your knowledge for chances to win shots, and the first and second places teams win gift cards.

Etch-a-Sketch: An Open Sketch Comedy Jam
8:30PM – 9:30PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Join us for the first-ever sketch jam on The BIG Theater Mainstage! Writers and actors will present new scripted comedy and anyone can participate! Sign up to submit your own sketch! S how up to be an on-call actor! Or drop by to have some laughs! It’s Wednesday, so we’re competing with season 38 of Survivor; we promise there’s an almost-zero percent chance you’ll have to watch someone forage for beetle larva at our show. Or maybe you will see that. We don’t know. We don’t know what kind of props people are bringing. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Art of Comedy Open Mic
9PM – 11PM
Motor House
120 W North Ave, Baltimore
Baltimore’s hottest open mic night is every Wednesday from 8 to 11 p.m. at Motor House. Sign up to try out 5 minutes of your material in the most welcoming room in the city. Produced by Ivan Martin, with host Garrett Harvest and music by DJ Dragon. 18+ For Explicit Content, Strong Language. Part of the Motor House Creative Crossroads Producer Residency, Producer: Ivan Martin.

Thursday, October 17

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
Buy Tickets Here

Lunch Under the Pipes
12PM – 1PM
Westminster Hall & Burying Ground
519 W Fayette St, Baltimore
Bring your lunch and join us for Lunch Under the Pipes. We will be showing the silent movie “Sherlock Jr.,” a 1925 silent comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton. Michael Britt will be playing accompaniment on our beautifully restored 1882 Johnson pipe organ. The movie has a run time of 45 minutes. We hope to see you there!

Cameron Sterrett and Co. Performs at DG
6PM – 8PM
Dear Globe Coffee
827 N. Howard Street, Baltimore
Baltimore trumpeter Cameron Sterrett and company, astounding and casual jazz performances at Dear Globe Coffee starting September 19th. Ongoing 1st and 3rd Thursdays this Fall, coffee and music from 6-8pm.

Jazz Series
6PM – 9PM
Sagamore Pendry Baltimore
1715 Thames Street, Baltimore
Smooth Jazz, an intimate modern space, and carefully crafted seasonal cocktails. Take a seat in the lounge every Thursday from 6-9pm to experience what the jazz scene of Baltimore has to offer. Afterwards, head to the open air courtyard and be greeted with specialty hot cocktails from the courtyard bar.

Germany and Austria: More Than Riesling
6PM – 8PM
BIN 604 Wine Sellers
Join us as we explore some of our favorite wines from Germany and Austria (sans Riesling)! Tickets are $10 with a $5 credit toward featured wines.
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Board Game Night
6PM – 11PM
Old Major
900 S. Carey St, Baltimore
Join us every Thursday for game night! Come solo or with friends. Bring your own or borrow one of many games (i.e. Baltimore-opoly, Jenga, Uno, Battleship, Apples to Apples, Connect Four, Funemployed, Joking Hazard, Loaded Kings and more). Enjoy drink specials. Free parking across the street at the Southwest Baltimore Charter School.

8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival
October 10 – 20, Various Show Times
Venues in the Bromo Arts District, Baltimore
With Baltimore’s ever-growing fringe theatre community, Charm City Fringe is bringing artists out of the woodwork to present what they do best. Each October, performing artists are given the opportunity to shine during the Charm City Fringe Festival. Held in the Baltimore’s Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, we encourage everyone to take this opportunity to witness incredible theatre and performing arts at a great price. Charm City Fringe believes in supporting our artists. All artists make a minimum of 80% and up to 100% of ticket sales. Featuring fresh new shows, after-parties with live music and comedy, exclusive festival collaborations, and special deals around the city, the Charm City Fringe Fest is not to be missed! CLICK HERE for our 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival Artist Lineup! What is the button? Why do I need one? Buttons are a required one-time purchase with your first ticket that allows you to attend festival productions. Displaying a button is required for any patron attending a ticketed theater show, no exceptions. Buttons are NOT required for Fringe After Dark events. Your button opens more than just doors to the shows, it also gets you discounts at participating Baltimore shops and restaurants!
Buy Tickets Here

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In the Stacks: Part 7
6:30PM – 7:30PM
In the Stacks
17 E Mt Vernon Place, Baltimore
Mezzo-soprano Taylor Boykins and saxophonist Tyrone Page will perform works by contemporary composers Lori Laitman and Michael Hersch. For one night only, treasures from the library’s collection of tragedies will be on display, including William Shakespeare’s renowned 2nd folio as well as works by Aristotle and Sophocles. Come enjoy an evening of transformative music in one of the most beautiful libraries in the world! Doors will open at 6pm with seating available for 200 (additional limited standing room available). No tickets required– entry is free with a $10 suggested donation.

Black Olive Willamette Valley Wine Dinner
7PM – 10PM
The Black Olive
814 South Bond Street, Baltimore
The Black Olive Presents Willamette Valley Wine Dinner & Exclusive buying opportunity. $99, gratuity included.
Reception 7-7:30: Agrapart Champagne Brut 7 Crus NV, Black Olive canapé
First Course: Cameron Clos Electrique Blanc 2017, Goodfellow Richard’s Cuvee 2016, Diver scallop and mini Maryland crab cake
Second Course: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Marine Sedimentary 2017, Belle Pente Pinot Noir Murto 2015, Trio of fish grilled Ora King Salmon/ Tuna Zaatar/ Sautéed Halibut with grilled local mushrooms
Third Course: Walter Scott Pinot Noir Clos des Oiseaux 2015, Cameron Nebbiolo WV 2015, Shaved Moroccan style lamb shank over couscous
Dessert: Foris Moscato 2018, Stone fruit cobbler
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For the Love of Craft Film Screening
7PM – 9PM
UNION Craft Brewing
1700 West 41st Street, BaltimoreJoin us in UNION Hall for a screening of the Brewers Association film, For the Love of Craft. For the Love of Craft is a documentary short produced by the Brewers Association, Studio C3, and Charlie Papazian that peels back the label of what it means to be a craft brewer and reveals the true heart of craft by introducing the people behind it. From the luminaries and icons of the craft world, to the industry’s newest players, this film takes a deep dive and exposes the desires, dreams, wisdoms, and naiveties of people pursuing their passions—through independence. The film will begin at 7PM and has a run time of ~30 minutes. Stick around for a Panel Discussion/ Q&A.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Betty O’Hellno & Friends
Oct 17 – 20, Thu 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 7:30PM & 10:30PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. We screen the film, sing the songs, and show off our favorite local Rocky Horror performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what’s on the slab!
A few things to know: Thursday night’s show is a “lite” version of Rocky Horror. The fabulous Betty O’Hellno guides you through a wild night of the traditional callbacks, costume contests, and much more! PG-13
Friday and Saturday’s shows include a little ‘EXTRA’ – Betty O’Hellno and others join with LIVE burlesque, drag, tap, raunchy performances, and more throughout the movie! 18+
Come early! Grab a cocktail, a toss pack, game rules, and make sure you get a good seat. Toss Packs ($5) include everything you need to toss/snack on for Rocky Horror.
Costumes Encouraged! You can win tickets to performances, cocktails, twinkies, and more! You are welcome to bring your own supplies for Rocky Horror, BUT please DO NOT THROW FOOD! It’s winter time and we don’t want any extra little creatures in our theater…NOTE: If you have never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show before we recommend checking out the plot line. Alien Transvestites aren’t for everyone.
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August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
Buy Tickets Here

Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera: Sips and Songs
7:30PM – 10PM
Baltimore Concert Opera
11 West Mount Vernon Pl, Baltimore
Baltimore Concert Opera continues its popular performance series this season, Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera. Top-flight professional opera singers will perform operatic highlights paired with wines that have been specially planned to go with the music. The events will be casual, relaxed evenings in our beautiful, inviting atmosphere in the Grand Ballroom of the Engineers Club in the heart of Mount Vernon. $29 ticket includes live music and tastings ($35 at the door). Cash bar will be open if the drink du jour isn’t your thing.
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Comedy Deathmatch 3000
7:30PM – 8:30PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Improv Comedy Deathmatch 3000 pits three teams of three comedians against each other as they perform improvised comedy challenges. And the best news? YOU, the audience, are the judge, jury, and executioner! Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Return of the Ripper Haunted Murder Mystery
8PM – 10PM
Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 W Baltimore St, Baltimore
Make sure you come early and have dinner at the LB Tavern or The Sky Bar! Early clues may be made a available in one of these places! Past life regression and artifacts from the past will finally reveal who Jack the Ripper really was! Look at actual newspaper clippings from 1888 London, reproduction documents and photos from the murder scenes while deciphering a puzzle that has taken more than a century to solve! Join Parapsychologist and Ripperologist Vince Wilson as he uses real CSI-type skills and Victorian era Spiritualism to find a historic killer before he gets you! When things start going wrong, you can’t call 911. How can the police help you against the supernatural? Travel back in time with hypnosis to visit his last victim! A seance may help you or make things a little more dangerous! Handle items from 19th Century England! Five guests will play the part of the victims of Jack the Ripper in the thrilling conclusion!
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Trivia
8PM – 10PM
Park Bench Pub
1749 Belt Street, Baltimore
Join us for good food and fun! Food and drink specials all night. Come test your knowledge!

Scholars Amongst Men: An Improv Decathlon
8:30PM – 9:30PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Welcome to an evening of improv and intellect! We’ve chosen the most scholarly, collegiate improv teams to answer your burning scholastic questions. Come watch these troupes take your intellectual queries and explore them in their sets. This edition will feature troupes from Loyola University Maryland, Goucher College, and Johns Hopkins University.

Friday, October 18

Carnivorous Plant Display featuring Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes)
Oct 18 – 27, 10AM – 4PM
Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore
The plants, many of which live in nutrient-poor soil, like in bogs and mossy cloud forests, have adapted to attract, trap, and kill prey to absorb nutrients. View the wide variety of trap shapes and colors, and features such as sticky surfaces, digestive enzymes, and hairs that trigger movement. Specimen plants will be on display in the Orchid Room. Admission is free. We appreciate donations, and recommend $5 per person. A selection of carnivorous plants will be for sale in our gift shop.

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
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Wine Tasting Fridays
5PM – 8PM
Spirits of Mt Vernon
900 N CHARLES STREET, Baltimore
Check out our weekly FREE wine tasting and live music every Friday night, starting at 5pm!

SOBO Sunsets with The Tequila Brothers
5PM – 10PM
South Point – Port Covington
101 West Cromwell Street, Baltimore
Join us at South Point – Port Covington for the final SOBO Sunsets of the season! Enjoy the beautiful waterfront views of the sunset! Featuring live music from The Tequila Brothers! Presented by Nick’s Fish House, Volo City Kids, and Electric Eye Entertainment. FREE, with bar opening at 5pm, live music from 6:00pm-9:00pm, and ample free parking. Dogs (on leash) are always welcome. 21+ to drink

8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival
October 10 – 20, Various Show Times
Venues in the Bromo Arts District, Baltimore
With Baltimore’s ever-growing fringe theatre community, Charm City Fringe is bringing artists out of the woodwork to present what they do best. Each October, performing artists are given the opportunity to shine during the Charm City Fringe Festival. Held in the Baltimore’s Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, we encourage everyone to take this opportunity to witness incredible theatre and performing arts at a great price. Charm City Fringe believes in supporting our artists. All artists make a minimum of 80% and up to 100% of ticket sales. Featuring fresh new shows, after-parties with live music and comedy, exclusive festival collaborations, and special deals around the city, the Charm City Fringe Fest is not to be missed! CLICK HERE for our 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival Artist Lineup! What is the button? Why do I need one? Buttons are a required one-time purchase with your first ticket that allows you to attend festival productions. Displaying a button is required for any patron attending a ticketed theater show, no exceptions. Buttons are NOT required for Fringe After Dark events. Your button opens more than just doors to the shows, it also gets you discounts at participating Baltimore shops and restaurants!
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Happy Hour Improv w/PLAN B
7PM – 8PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Start the weekend right, with friends and laughs. Every Friday at 7 pm, kick back with Baltimore Improv Group’s longest-running troupe, Plan B, for a special HAPPY HOUR show. They’ll delight and surprise you while creating scenes, characters – sometimes, even songs – on the spot. Bring your favorite coworkers, your favorite friends, heck bring your favorite party hat and enjoy yourself as we do the work. You’re off the clock. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

The Nevermore Haunt 2019
Oct 4 – Nov 3, Fri – Sat, 7PM – 12AM, Sun 7PM – 10PM
The Nevermore Haunt
450 Mott St., Baltimore
Consistently among the highest rated haunted houses in Maryland, The Nevermore Haunt is a haunted attraction unlike any other you’ve ever experienced. Open 15 nights in October, The Nevermore Haunt offers bizarre and over-the-top sideshow performances nightly, an on-site bar serving local craft beers, on site concessions and a haunted house filled with monsters, demons, and ghouls straight from your deepest, darkest fears. Located in the heart of Baltimore Maryland, this unique event takes its inspiration from the city’s own sordid, dark past. Set in late 19th century Baltimore you’ll encounter a macabre menagerie of specters and spirits; drowned sailors, tortured factory workers, unlicensed physicians, street urchins and mysterious creatures that defy description! With an emphasis on interactive performance and immersive sets The Nevermore Haunt strives to create a Halloween event that is equal parts terrifying and entertaining for all guests. Perfect for those trembling in terror at the mere thought of entering to the most courageous, unflinching haunted house aficionados. The Nevermore Haunt is a truly Baltimore haunted house.
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Bennett’s Curse Haunted House
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri – Sun 7PM – ?
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House Maryland
7875 Eastpoint Mall ( Entrance #6), Baltimore
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House is back with its best and scariest Haunted Houses in all of it’s 19 years of operation. Consistently rated at the #1 Haunted Attraction in the Maryland/DC region and one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in the entire world! This year, come visit the most horrifying, brilliantly immersive, and unforgettably exciting Halloween event Maryland has ever seen.
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Wine Dinner at Fleming’s
7PM – 10PM
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse-Baltimore
720 Aliceanna St, Baltimore
Join us at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Baltimore for a three-course wine pairing experience, served alongside a locally-curated chef’s dinner by Executive Chef Tyronne Taylor. Seating is limited. You are not required to pre-purchase tickets to this event. Price includes dinner, wine, tax and gratuity and will be paid by the attendee that night at Fleming’s. Please be sure to register in advance for accurate numbers. All are welcome!
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Sofar Secret Show(!) at Charm City Fringe
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Bromo Arts District
Secret Location!
We are excited to have Sofar Sounds Baltimore join the Charm City Fringe Festival for a show this year. Join us at a special location at the festival. The lineup is secret and the venue is announced day of. We CAN tell you it’s going to be a great and diverse set and within the Fringe Festival grounds! Sofar show will typically feature three acts, with no opener or headliner. Each lineup is carefully curated to give audiences a diverse show and artists equal attention. We request that guests arrive on time for the first act and stay through the entirety of the show to get the full experience!
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Friday Night Stand Up
7:30PM & 9PM
The Lou Costello Room
1023 W 36th St, Baltimore
Friday Night Stand Up every Friday night in The Lou Room! 4 great comedians for just $5. 2 shows – 7:30 and 9pm. This week enjoy comedy from Mark Viol aSteph JoyalJosie Marcellino, and more TBA with your host Michael Furr Comedy. Followed by our ever popular Friday Night Late Night at 10:30 hosted by Ian Salyers.
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Betty O’Hellno & Friends
Oct 17 – 20, Thu 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 7:30PM & 10:30PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. We screen the film, sing the songs, and show off our favorite local Rocky Horror performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what’s on the slab!
A few things to know: Thursday night’s show is a “lite” version of Rocky Horror. The fabulous Betty O’Hellno guides you through a wild night of the traditional callbacks, costume contests, and much more! PG-13
Friday and Saturday’s shows include a little ‘EXTRA’ – Betty O’Hellno and others join with LIVE burlesque, drag, tap, raunchy performances, and more throughout the movie! 18+
Come early! Grab a cocktail, a toss pack, game rules, and make sure you get a good seat. Toss Packs ($5) include everything you need to toss/snack on for Rocky Horror.
Costumes Encouraged! You can win tickets to performances, cocktails, twinkies, and more! You are welcome to bring your own supplies for Rocky Horror, BUT please DO NOT THROW FOOD! It’s winter time and we don’t want any extra little creatures in our theater…NOTE: If you have never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show before we recommend checking out the plot line. Alien Transvestites aren’t for everyone.
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Proxy – a world premiere play by Alex Reeves & Nell Quinn-Gibney
Oct 11 – 20, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W Preston St, Baltimore
Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play. Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family. When we die, who cares for those we leave behind?
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Dracula
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore
“We are in Transylvania; and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things.” The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.
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Bits & Pieces
Oct 18 – Nov 2, Thur – Sat 8PM – 9:30PM
The Mercury Theater
1823 N Charles St, Baltimore
Theatergoer beware, you’re in for a scare! Bits & Pieces is a collection of short horror plays – some inspired by or adapted from stories new and old, some written or devised from scratch. Watch a versatile cast as they battle possessed dolls, confront the darkness within each of our souls, achieve better living via human sacrifice, and more. Bits & Pieces features adult themes and violence. This show is not suitable for children.
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In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks at FPCT
Oct 11 – Nov 3, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Fells Point Corner Theatre
251 S Ann St, Baltimore
An unflinching and incendiary look at motherhood, race and poverty, In The Blood serves as a bold and challenging work by one of America’s greatest modern playwrights: Suzi Lori Parks. In this modern day riff on The Scarlet Letter, Hester, a young, homeless mother of five, must find a way to provide and protect for her children while living on the streets. While Hester’s children fill her life with joy — providing loving comedy in a harsh world of poverty — everyone else in her life takes everything they can. A parable of injustice and cruelty, this play stares into a story that the world all too often looks away from.
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A Shayna Maidel by Barbara Lebow
Oct 18 – Nov 3, Fri & sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Strand Theater Company
5426 Harford Rd. Baltimore
The setting of the play is the stylish Manhattan apartment of Rose Weiss, the time 1946. Although born in Poland, Rose, now in her 20s, came to the United States with her father, Mordechai, at the age of four and is now completely “Americanized.” The plan had been for Rose’s mother and sister to join the others, but the sister fell ill with scarlet fever, the mother stayed on to care for her, and soon the rise of the Nazis cut off their escape. Their ordeal in the concentration camps, which only the sister survived, has brought a burden of guilt to the aging Mordechai and deeply mixed feelings as he awaits the arrival of his elder daughter, Lusia, who has, at last, found her way to America. With her halting English and old world ways Lusia is a striking contrast to Rose, who is somewhat embarrassed by her rediscovered sister’s presence, and fearful that it will threaten her own hard-won independence. Distraught, and concerned that she may never be reunited with her young husband, Lusia embraces a series of memories and fantasies which make real the joys and horrors of her life before the war, from which her father and sister were spared. But when Mordechai gives Rose a letter from her mother—a letter left many years earlier with a non-Jewish Polish friend—a “proof” of family is somehow restored, and old barriers and griefs give way to a renewed sense of hope and mutual dependence—and the conviction that a better future may yet arise from the bitter ashes of the troubled past.
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August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Oct 18 – Nov 17, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Vagabond Players, Inc.
806 S Broadway, Baltimore
This sharp and witty Tony Award-winning musical once again proves that a trip to the Vagabond Players is always spelled F – U – N! Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with additional material by Jay Reiss.
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BIG Time with Jenn Aiosa
8PM – 9PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
BIG Time – How do you know when you’ve truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG’s best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore’s most important movers and shakers. Jenn Aiosa is the Executive Director of Blue Water Baltimore, a regional environmental nonprofit with the mission to restore the quality of Baltimore rivers, streams, and harbor to foster a healthy environment, a strong economy, and thriving communities. As the Executive Director, Jenn is responsible for all elements of the organization’s operations, including guiding programmatic growth, diversifying the organization’s fundraising, and growing the organization’s public profile as a leader on water quality and environmental restoration in the urban environment.

Night of 1K Dollys
8PM – ?
Rituals: Bar & Venue
12 W North Ave., Baltimore
The higher the hair, the closer to heaven! Y’all ready for some rootin’, dootin’, tootin’, country good times in celebration of Dolly Parton? We at Rituals sure are! Bring out them rhinestones, cowboy boots, 70’s best, and that hairspray! There’s a Dolly lookalike contest with a cash prize, drag performances, with local drag co-hosts Karmella & Ellen Degenerate 😉 yeehaw! Come got you some of these Dolly themed cocktails!

The Original Poe Grave Ghost Tour
8PM – 11PM
Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore
Poe’s Magic Theatre is conducing ghost tours from The Lord Baltimore Hotel to the Westminster Burying Grounds at the corner of Greene & Fayette. Tours will start in the lobby of the hotel. Get there early and have dinner at the LB Tavern before the tour begins. The Burying Grounds are only a 10 minute walk away. Each tour will start with ghost stories and history of the Lord Baltimore Hotel and the we will begin our trek to the Burying Grounds. Along the way we will learn the Haunted History of Baltimore. Some tours may be hosted by a special guest host! We will always have an experienced ghost tour guide for hosting duties.
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Mobtown Ballroom 8-Year Anniversary Party
8PM – 11PM
Mobtown Ballroom
861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore
October 18th and 19th features the Chelsea Reed 5-piece (Friday) and 9-piece (Saturday)–two incredible nights of dancing and jazz to celebrate one of the weirdest places in Baltimore.  We throw a lot crazy events here, and for our anniversary we’ve decided to blow the whole wad on an excellent band and two evenings of the finest dancing and drinking in Baltimore. While both nights will be open to the public and all are welcome, Friday night will be more of a classic Mobtown madhouse, and will include a drop-in beginner lesson at 8. Saturday, we will open the doors for an hour of toasts, stories, and memories at 8, with music and dancing at 9. We hope to make Saturday a night where our regulars can dance–with a little space–to a large band and also take a beat to appreciate the community that they’ve build here. Both nights, we intend to go late, late, late. Saturday, we request slightly more formal attire.

Fells Point Ghost Tour
8PM – 9PM
Baltimore Ghost Tours
Sidewalk Outside of Max’S Sidebar, 731 S Broadway, Baltimore
All ages! Picture Fell’s Point, in Baltimore, Maryland, as it was, a rowdy seaport town, the birthplace of the sleek and dangerous clipper ship. Its streets were full of sailors from foreign lands spilling off ships, immigrants anxious to start a new life, and ladies of the night looking to make ends meet. Given this explosive combination, is it any wonder that many ghosts remained behind?
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BIG Mainstage Friday
9PM – 10PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Ready to see the best of the best? Then get yourself to BIG’s Mainstage! Okay sure, some might say, doesn’t BIG only have one stage? Yes, that’s true but this is still our main one. If we add stages down the line they will have different names. Featuring Old City and our brand new Friday Night Harold squad. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

B L O W O U T Baltimore
9PM – 2AM
Grand Central Nightclub Baltimore
1001 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Dance, drag, and all-out fun! Grand Central is excited to be hosting BLOWOUT every Friday night! Provocative and jaw-dropping performances from drag artists! Electrifying music by top local DJs! An all-inclusive environment where self-expression is celebrated and troubles are danced away! Hosted by diva extraordinaire Bombalicious Eklaver!

Face-Off Brawl – an Indie Improv Competition
10PM – 11PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
This underground illegal comedy battle pits two teams against each other in long-form improv Krav Maga where ANY MEANS NECESSARY will win over the audience, the refs, and ultimately the battle. It’ll be brutally funny. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Saturday, October 19

Carnivorous Plant Display featuring Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes)
Oct 18 – 27, 10AM – 4PM
Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore
The plants, many of which live in nutrient-poor soil, like in bogs and mossy cloud forests, have adapted to attract, trap, and kill prey to absorb nutrients. View the wide variety of trap shapes and colors, and features such as sticky surfaces, digestive enzymes, and hairs that trigger movement. Specimen plants will be on display in the Orchid Room. Admission is free. We appreciate donations, and recommend $5 per person. A selection of carnivorous plants will be for sale in our gift shop.

Bike & Brunch Tours: Baltimore City & Neighborhood Tour
8AM – 9:30AM
Harbor East Bike Share Station
645 South President Street, Baltimore
Join us for this Level 2-5 bike tour and get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. Come alone, bring friends, or bring family. Whether you are on a weekend getaway, local and looking for a new activity with friends, considering moving to the city and want to learn more first, or just want to get out, join us. This ride includes popular sites along the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, culture in the city center, and the history, legacy, and culture of nearby historically black communities, landmarks, and popular hubs of today’s movers and shakers. This is a one of a kind casual tour that aims to exude positive vibes, treat our communities and the residents with respect, and nourish the mind and belly. Maybe you will even make a new friend or two.
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Saturdays at LoCoFlo
8AM – 12PM
Local Color Flowers
3100 Brentwood Avenue, Baltimore
We have pre-made bouquets, you can make your own bouquets, or we will make one for you. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates. We feature something special every week like seasonal flowers, themes, swag and more! We are only open for four hours, so the fun is highly concentrated. Make it your Saturday routine!

Famous Saturday Brunch – DONUT MISS IT!
10AM – 3PM
The Charles Baltimore
1110 South Charles Street, Baltimore
Get an early start on day drinking with our Famous Saturday Brunch featuring a Diablo Donut Wall! Our complimentary donuts are first come, first serve every Saturday morning so plan to set your alarm because this party kicks off at 10am! Enjoy bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, Red & White Sangria, and Orange Crushes for only $15 until 3pm! Didn’t have time to get your morning coffee? We have new WAKE ME UP brunch shots!

Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
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OktoBEARfest presented by Chase
12PM – 5PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1 Safari Place, Baltimore
Beers, bears & more! Unlimited fall-flavored beer sampling is coming back to the Zoo for the 8th year. NEW this year – a few beer tents beyond the pavilion area. Sip and stroll among the animals inside the Zoo! Join us for OktoBEARfest presented by Chase featuring unlimited sampling of 50+ seasonal brews, live music and local food & fare from vendors and artisans. It’s your chance to be part of this wildly popular fall festival fundraiser!
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Fringe Fest #gothbrunch
12PM – 4PM
Le Mondo
406 N Howard St, Baltimore
#GOTHBRUNCH HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE.
This is one hell of a brunch, or one hell of a drag show. Hell, it’s both! Catch drag, brunch, mimosas, and more at #gothbrunch. What is #GOTHBRUNCH at Charm City Fringe? An opportunity to see Baltimore’s saddest drag queens in all their dysfunctional glory. A most unholy ritual. A mostly champagne-based meal shared between the hungover and tragic. Who is #GOTHBRUNCH? #GOTHBRUNCH is a dark zeitgeist first captured by Ellen Degenerate, her numerous alter-egos, and alcoholic friends. The cast rotates. This morbid iteration features RUMORS GALORE, ALLIE KAZAM, VERONICA LUSH, SEXTIA N’EIGHT, TEARA NEWHOLE, CHER RUB, JANE SAW, PARIAH SINCLAIR, DONNA SLASH, and WHIMSY THRIFT. How do I #GOTHBRUNCH? Show up in last night’s makeup and look (no makeup may be subtracted, but black lipstick and eyeliner may be added. Additional layers of clothing are acceptable so long as they comprise exclusively black transparent mesh). Natural haircolors should be covered by wig, hat, turban, or other appropriate headgear. Tip your queens. Our cold hearts are warmed by the news that L’Eau de Vie Organic Brasserie will be vending their ICONIC plant-based brunch classics at #gothbrunch! 100% vegan and 100% delicious. Is this the meal that will turn lifelong goths into New Romantics?
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PMS 4: An Art Market
12PM – 4PM
The Downtown Cultural Arts Center
401 N Howard St, Baltimore
The Charm City Fringe Festival is thrilled to host Owlcheek Studios and some of Baltimore’s best makers and shakers for PMS 4. Stay tuned for vendors as they are announced! Charm City Fringe is bringing buskers and hosting our first Drag Brunch in tandem with PMS. We’ll see you there!

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8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival
October 10 – 20, Various Show Times
Venues in the Bromo Arts District, Baltimore
With Baltimore’s ever-growing fringe theatre community, Charm City Fringe is bringing artists out of the woodwork to present what they do best. Each October, performing artists are given the opportunity to shine during the Charm City Fringe Festival. Held in the Baltimore’s Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, we encourage everyone to take this opportunity to witness incredible theatre and performing arts at a great price. Charm City Fringe believes in supporting our artists. All artists make a minimum of 80% and up to 100% of ticket sales. Featuring fresh new shows, after-parties with live music and comedy, exclusive festival collaborations, and special deals around the city, the Charm City Fringe Fest is not to be missed! CLICK HERE for our 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival Artist Lineup! What is the button? Why do I need one? Buttons are a required one-time purchase with your first ticket that allows you to attend festival productions. Displaying a button is required for any patron attending a ticketed theater show, no exceptions. Buttons are NOT required for Fringe After Dark events. Your button opens more than just doors to the shows, it also gets you discounts at participating Baltimore shops and restaurants!
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Mt. Vernon Multi-Ethnic Walking Food Tour
2PM – 6:30PM
Mt. Vernon, Baltimore
Bite of Baltimore, Baltimore’s Premier Food Tour: Join us for an exciting tour of the Mt. Vernon neighborhood! See the extravagant architecture and the lavish homes of industrialists, built in the 19th century! See the first Washington Monument, built before it’s bigger brother in DC, and learn the impact our small neighborhood has had on the history of our country. Enjoy the multi-ethnic cuisine and gorgeous sights, as our progressive dinner takes you through the streets of Baltimore’s Mt. Vernon neighborhood.
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Binology 102: The Basics of Italian Wine
2PM – 3:30PM
BIN 604 Wine Sellers
Bin 604 Wine Sellers hosts a series of in-depth tasting classes for the burgeoning wine enthusiast. Join our wine experts for an entertaining 90-minute class jam-packed with valuable information, in a small, group format setting. Join us as we dive deeper on the regions and grape varietals of Italy! Tickets are $39.
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Fells Point Historic and Culinary Tour
3PM – 6:30PM
Bite Of Baltimore
Fells Point, Baltimore
Come discover Fells Point! You may have been here before, but do you know the colonial history of this small neighborhood? Do you know the courageous history of Baltimore in the Battle of 1812? Do you know how we shaped the future of America? There’s a lot about Baltimore you need to know – and that’s just the history! Do you know where there’s fresh charcuterie served with crab cakes and Korean-Polish cuisine? Now chase that down with a world class cocktail, and some seriously dangerous dessert. Sounds pretty great, right? We have an amazing menu curated for our standard tour!
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Oktoberfest Live!
3PM – 7PM
POWER PLANT LIVE!
34 Market Pl, Baltimore
Dig out your lederhosen and get ready to sample from 125+ beers featuring international, local craft, fall seasonal, marzen and oktoberfest! Whether you are stuffing your face with pretzels & brauts, competing in the Stein Holding or chicken dancing to the live music there is plenty to keep you entertained! Join us for a day of unlimited sampling of craft beer!Some of the breweries to can expect: Jailbreak, Monument City, Terrapin, Duclaw, Leinenkugels, Brewers Art, Boulevard, Charm City Meadworks, Harpoon, UFO, Key, New Holland, Hofbrau, RavenBeer, Stiegl, Wyndridge, Yards, Troegs, 10 Barrel, Abita, Blue Point, Sweetwater, Magic Hat, Bold Rock Cider, Stone, Dominion, Evolution, Dogfish, Schofferhofer, Radeberger, Ommegang, 4 hands, Erdinger, Left Hand, Otter Creek, Long Trail, Southern Tier, Evil Twin & many more!!
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Monthly Wine Tasting – Chilean Wines
5PM – 6:30PM
SoBo Market
13 E Randall St, Baltimore
Taste four wines with snack pairings for $25. Learn more about Chilean wines from sommelier Wayne.

Murder at the Masquerade
6PM – 9PM
B&O Railroad Museum
901 W Pratt St, Baltimore
You are cordially invited to the Billionaires’ Club Annual Masquerade Ball! But be warned: this extravagant evening is bound to go “off the rails.” Donning your finest evening gowns, suits, tuxes, and Venetian masks, you’ll be asked to help solve a gruesome murder and salvage this Saturday night soiree. The mystery begins with refreshments in the B&O’s historic Roundhouse, followed by a train ride aboard the Mile One Express, and culminates with a suspenseful dinner back at the Roundhouse. Do you have what it takes to identify the killer before it’s too late?
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Off The Cuff: Brahms Symphony No. 4
7PM – 9PM
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4. Composed at the height of the Romantic period, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony is both a nod to the past and a look to the future. Marin Alsop unpacks the profound emotions behind this masterpiece and explores how Brahms paved the way for the modernists of the 20th Century. After the performance, join us for live music, drink specials from Baltimore’s own Peabody Heights Brewery, LLC and food specials from Midnite Confection’s Cupcakery and Noona’s!
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Casually Dope Improv Comedy
7PM – 10PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. Turning the stories of our community into comedy, each show we’ll invite a guest or just chop it up with audience and use those discussions to create a show like none other. You might learn something, you might not, but you’ll definitely leave full of laughter. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

The Nevermore Haunt 2019
Oct 4 – Nov 3, Fri – Sat, 7PM – 12AM, Sun 7PM – 10PM
The Nevermore Haunt
450 Mott St., Baltimore
Consistently among the highest rated haunted houses in Maryland, The Nevermore Haunt is a haunted attraction unlike any other you’ve ever experienced. Open 15 nights in October, The Nevermore Haunt offers bizarre and over-the-top sideshow performances nightly, an on-site bar serving local craft beers, on site concessions and a haunted house filled with monsters, demons, and ghouls straight from your deepest, darkest fears. Located in the heart of Baltimore Maryland, this unique event takes its inspiration from the city’s own sordid, dark past. Set in late 19th century Baltimore you’ll encounter a macabre menagerie of specters and spirits; drowned sailors, tortured factory workers, unlicensed physicians, street urchins and mysterious creatures that defy description! With an emphasis on interactive performance and immersive sets The Nevermore Haunt strives to create a Halloween event that is equal parts terrifying and entertaining for all guests. Perfect for those trembling in terror at the mere thought of entering to the most courageous, unflinching haunted house aficionados. The Nevermore Haunt is a truly Baltimore haunted house.
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Bennett’s Curse Haunted House
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri – Sun 7PM – ?
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House Maryland
7875 Eastpoint Mall ( Entrance #6), Baltimore
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House is back with its best and scariest Haunted Houses in all of it’s 19 years of operation. Consistently rated at the #1 Haunted Attraction in the Maryland/DC region and one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in the entire world! This year, come visit the most horrifying, brilliantly immersive, and unforgettably exciting Halloween event Maryland has ever seen.
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Contemporary Embroidery Workshop with Sarah K. Benning
7PM – 9PM
B.Willow (Remington)
220 West 27th Street, Baltimore
In this 2-hour session Sarah will help you prep your hoop and fabric, discuss pattern transfer methods, and introduce you to some of her favorite stitches, while encouraging you to experiment with mark-making and non-traditional embroidery techniques. A selection of workshop-exclusive botanical designs will be provided for you to get started, but there are no rules here, just you + your creativity! All experience levels are welcome, but no experience in necessary! Space is limited and pre-registration is required. BYOB!
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Betty O’Hellno & Friends
Oct 17 – 20, Thu 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 7:30PM & 10:30PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
The nuttiest, musical cult film of all time rockets back from 1975. We screen the film, sing the songs, and show off our favorite local Rocky Horror performers. Tighten up your garters, come up to the lab, and see what’s on the slab!
A few things to know: Thursday night’s show is a “lite” version of Rocky Horror. The fabulous Betty O’Hellno guides you through a wild night of the traditional callbacks, costume contests, and much more! PG-13
Friday and Saturday’s shows include a little ‘EXTRA’ – Betty O’Hellno and others join with LIVE burlesque, drag, tap, raunchy performances, and more throughout the movie! 18+
Come early! Grab a cocktail, a toss pack, game rules, and make sure you get a good seat. Toss Packs ($5) include everything you need to toss/snack on for Rocky Horror.
Costumes Encouraged! You can win tickets to performances, cocktails, twinkies, and more! You are welcome to bring your own supplies for Rocky Horror, BUT please DO NOT THROW FOOD! It’s winter time and we don’t want any extra little creatures in our theater…NOTE: If you have never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show before we recommend checking out the plot line. Alien Transvestites aren’t for everyone.
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Proxy – a world premiere play by Alex Reeves & Nell Quinn-Gibney
Oct 11 – 20, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W Preston St, Baltimore
Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play. Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family. When we die, who cares for those we leave behind?
Buy Tickets Here

Dracula
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore
“We are in Transylvania; and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things.” The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.
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Bits & Pieces
Oct 18 – Nov 2, Thur – Sat 8PM – 9:30PM
The Mercury Theater
1823 N Charles St, Baltimore
Theatergoer beware, you’re in for a scare! Bits & Pieces is a collection of short horror plays – some inspired by or adapted from stories new and old, some written or devised from scratch. Watch a versatile cast as they battle possessed dolls, confront the darkness within each of our souls, achieve better living via human sacrifice, and more. Bits & Pieces features adult themes and violence. This show is not suitable for children.
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In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks at FPCT
Oct 11 – Nov 3, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Fells Point Corner Theatre
251 S Ann St, Baltimore
An unflinching and incendiary look at motherhood, race and poverty, In The Blood serves as a bold and challenging work by one of America’s greatest modern playwrights: Suzi Lori Parks. In this modern day riff on The Scarlet Letter, Hester, a young, homeless mother of five, must find a way to provide and protect for her children while living on the streets. While Hester’s children fill her life with joy — providing loving comedy in a harsh world of poverty — everyone else in her life takes everything they can. A parable of injustice and cruelty, this play stares into a story that the world all too often looks away from.
Buy Tickets Here

A Shayna Maidel by Barbara Lebow
Oct 18 – Nov 3, Fri & sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Strand Theater Company
5426 Harford Rd. Baltimore
The setting of the play is the stylish Manhattan apartment of Rose Weiss, the time 1946. Although born in Poland, Rose, now in her 20s, came to the United States with her father, Mordechai, at the age of four and is now completely “Americanized.” The plan had been for Rose’s mother and sister to join the others, but the sister fell ill with scarlet fever, the mother stayed on to care for her, and soon the rise of the Nazis cut off their escape. Their ordeal in the concentration camps, which only the sister survived, has brought a burden of guilt to the aging Mordechai and deeply mixed feelings as he awaits the arrival of his elder daughter, Lusia, who has, at last, found her way to America. With her halting English and old world ways Lusia is a striking contrast to Rose, who is somewhat embarrassed by her rediscovered sister’s presence, and fearful that it will threaten her own hard-won independence. Distraught, and concerned that she may never be reunited with her young husband, Lusia embraces a series of memories and fantasies which make real the joys and horrors of her life before the war, from which her father and sister were spared. But when Mordechai gives Rose a letter from her mother—a letter left many years earlier with a non-Jewish Polish friend—a “proof” of family is somehow restored, and old barriers and griefs give way to a renewed sense of hope and mutual dependence—and the conviction that a better future may yet arise from the bitter ashes of the troubled past.
Buy Tickets Here

August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Oct 18 – Nov 17, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Vagabond Players, Inc.
806 S Broadway, Baltimore
This sharp and witty Tony Award-winning musical once again proves that a trip to the Vagabond Players is always spelled F – U – N! Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with additional material by Jay Reiss.
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Game Show Gauntlet! at Charm City Fringe
8PM – 9:30PM
Le Mondo
406 N Howard St, Baltimore
Baltimore’s monthly game show is coming to the Charm City Fringe Festival! The Game Show Gauntlet is an interactive live game show, taking bits and pieces of the world’s most popular game shows and splicing them together into one wild game show challenge. It’s like the Game Show channel and Mario Party all in one. For the Charm City Fringe, we’re having open play! Add your name to our sign up list when you come and see us and we’ll call you to come on down! All participants will receive fun prizes and winners get cooler stuff—maybe even cold hard cash! Free to watch, free to play, free to win! Your hosts are 4-time game show contestant and pub quiz host, Cory Anotado and 6-time game show contestant and comedian Christian Carrion!

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Mobtown Ballroom 8-Year Anniversary Party
8PM – 11PM
Mobtown Ballroom
861 Washington Blvd, Baltimore
October 18th and 19th features the Chelsea Reed 5-piece (Friday) and 9-piece (Saturday)–two incredible nights of dancing and jazz to celebrate one of the weirdest places in Baltimore.  We throw a lot crazy events here, and for our anniversary we’ve decided to blow the whole wad on an excellent band and two evenings of the finest dancing and drinking in Baltimore. While both nights will be open to the public and all are welcome, Friday night will be more of a classic Mobtown madhouse, and will include a drop-in beginner lesson at 8. Saturday, we will open the doors for an hour of toasts, stories, and memories at 8, with music and dancing at 9. We hope to make Saturday a night where our regulars can dance–with a little space–to a large band and also take a beat to appreciate the community that they’ve build here. Both nights, we intend to go late, late, late. Saturday, we request slightly more formal attire.

Lip-Schtick: One Boy’s Journey to Fabulous & Back!
8PM – 11PM
First Unitarian Church of Baltimore
10 W Franklin St, Baltimore
A dazzling one-man quick-change stage show straight from Provincetown! David “Scarbie” Mitchell evolves through 7 characters and 11 costume changes without ever leaving the stage. The process is fast-paced, set to music, and often hysterically “out of control.” Scarbie is an aging showgirl with a personality disorder. David grew up gay in a loving and supportive family environment. Other characters drift in and out of the action, adding whimsy, song, and pathos to the poignant storytelling. Lip-Schtick is primarily a comedy, with both lip-sync and live vocals (delivered with such flawless technique as to be nearly indistinguishable from each other) serving to blur the boundaries of reality as Scarbie changes characters and genders. Improvisational elements keep each performance fresh and spontaneous. (Audience members occasionally included in this improve!) Still, you can expect to leave with a tear in your eye after the moving final number. Lip-Schtick is a one-man tour de force suitable for all ages, lifestyles, genders, and abilities. This is a fundraiser for First Unitarian Church of Baltimore.
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The BIG Improv Power Hour
9PM – 10PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
Ready to see the best of the best? It’s BIG’s Power Hour! Featured troupes are GUS and our brand new Saturday night Harold squad. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

Sunday, October 20

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar
7AM – 12PM, April 7 – Dec 22
Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar
Beneath the Jones Falls Expy at Holliday & Saratoga Streets, Baltimore
The 42nd Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar offers a can’t-miss food experience! The market produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) begins Sundays April 7 through December 22, 2019 from 7am to noon, located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway. As one of Maryland’s largest producers-only market, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar offers an assortment of fruits and vegetables, dairy, meats and seafood, breads, plants and delicious made-to-order items, in addition to handmade clothing & accessories, natural bath & body products, home furnishings, souvenirs and original works of art.

Carnivorous Plant Display featuring Pitcher Plants (Nepenthes)
Oct 18 – 27, 10AM – 4PM
Rawlings Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
3100 Swann Dr, Baltimore
The plants, many of which live in nutrient-poor soil, like in bogs and mossy cloud forests, have adapted to attract, trap, and kill prey to absorb nutrients. View the wide variety of trap shapes and colors, and features such as sticky surfaces, digestive enzymes, and hairs that trigger movement. Specimen plants will be on display in the Orchid Room. Admission is free. We appreciate donations, and recommend $5 per person. A selection of carnivorous plants will be for sale in our gift shop.

Inner Harbor Kayak Tours
9AM – 1PM
Healthy Harbor
650 S Exeter St, Baltimore
Join Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and the Healthy Harbor Initiative for an Inner Harbor Kayaking Tour! Tours are offered every Sunday, April through October at 9am and 1pm. Departing from the Science Center Water Taxi landing, explore the Inner Harbor by kayak. See the historic Torsk submarine, the USS Constellation or Mr. Trash Wheel from a new and unique perspective!
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Bike & Brunch Tours: Baltimore City & Neighborhood Tour
10AM – 11:30AM
Harbor East Bike Share Station
645 South President Street, Baltimore
Join us for this Level 2-5 bike tour and get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. Come alone, bring friends, or bring family. Whether you are on a weekend getaway, local and looking for a new activity with friends, considering moving to the city and want to learn more first, or just want to get out, join us. This ride includes popular sites along the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, culture in the city center, and the history, legacy, and culture of nearby historically black communities, landmarks, and popular hubs of today’s movers and shakers. This is a one of a kind casual tour that aims to exude positive vibes, treat our communities and the residents with respect, and nourish the mind and belly. Maybe you will even make a new friend or two.
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Baltimore Trolley Tour
11AM & 1PM
Baltimore Visitor Center
401 Light St, Baltimore
The original Baltimore Trolley Tour takes you through the neighborhoods that comprise downtown Baltimore. The tour showcases the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 (“The Star-Spangled Banner” story), the Industrial Revolution and the preservation of historic architecture, monuments and waterfront neighborhoods. Along the way, you’ll discover why Baltimore is still making history. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
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8th Annual Charm City Fringe Festival
October 10 – 20, Various Show Times
Venues in the Bromo Arts District, Baltimore
With Baltimore’s ever-growing fringe theatre community, Charm City Fringe is bringing artists out of the woodwork to present what they do best. Each October, performing artists are given the opportunity to shine during the Charm City Fringe Festival. Held in the Baltimore’s Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, we encourage everyone to take this opportunity to witness incredible theatre and performing arts at a great price. Charm City Fringe believes in supporting our artists. All artists make a minimum of 80% and up to 100% of ticket sales. Featuring fresh new shows, after-parties with live music and comedy, exclusive festival collaborations, and special deals around the city, the Charm City Fringe Fest is not to be missed! CLICK HERE for our 2019 Charm City Fringe Festival Artist Lineup! What is the button? Why do I need one? Buttons are a required one-time purchase with your first ticket that allows you to attend festival productions. Displaying a button is required for any patron attending a ticketed theater show, no exceptions. Buttons are NOT required for Fringe After Dark events. Your button opens more than just doors to the shows, it also gets you discounts at participating Baltimore shops and restaurants!
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Dracula
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore
“We are in Transylvania; and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things.” The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.
Buy Tickets Here

In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks at FPCT
Oct 11 – Nov 3, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Fells Point Corner Theatre
251 S Ann St, Baltimore
An unflinching and incendiary look at motherhood, race and poverty, In The Blood serves as a bold and challenging work by one of America’s greatest modern playwrights: Suzi Lori Parks. In this modern day riff on The Scarlet Letter, Hester, a young, homeless mother of five, must find a way to provide and protect for her children while living on the streets. While Hester’s children fill her life with joy — providing loving comedy in a harsh world of poverty — everyone else in her life takes everything they can. A parable of injustice and cruelty, this play stares into a story that the world all too often looks away from.
Buy Tickets Here

August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
Oct 15 – Nov 17, Tues – Thur 7:30PM, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sat & Sun 2PM, Sun 7PM
Everyman Theatre
315 W Fayette St, Baltimore
It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. STARRING Dawn Ursula, Jamil Mangan, Charles Dumas, Antony Floyd, and Jason B. McIntosh. Directed by Carl Cofield. Successful real estate developer Harmond Wilks is on a mission to become Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor by doing whatever it takes to transform his childhood neighborhood from blighted to bustling. But when he learns the truth about his family’s legacy, he is forced to decide whether he will finish what he started or fight to preserve his community’s history. This fast-paced, crackling conclusion to August Wilson’s unparalleled 10-play cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century is “surprising, suspenseful and crowd-pleasing.” (The New York Times), and draws striking parallels to the issues we still face today.
Buy Tickets Here

A Shayna Maidel by Barbara Lebow
Oct 18 – Nov 3, Fri & sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Strand Theater Company
5426 Harford Rd. Baltimore
The setting of the play is the stylish Manhattan apartment of Rose Weiss, the time 1946. Although born in Poland, Rose, now in her 20s, came to the United States with her father, Mordechai, at the age of four and is now completely “Americanized.” The plan had been for Rose’s mother and sister to join the others, but the sister fell ill with scarlet fever, the mother stayed on to care for her, and soon the rise of the Nazis cut off their escape. Their ordeal in the concentration camps, which only the sister survived, has brought a burden of guilt to the aging Mordechai and deeply mixed feelings as he awaits the arrival of his elder daughter, Lusia, who has, at last, found her way to America. With her halting English and old world ways Lusia is a striking contrast to Rose, who is somewhat embarrassed by her rediscovered sister’s presence, and fearful that it will threaten her own hard-won independence. Distraught, and concerned that she may never be reunited with her young husband, Lusia embraces a series of memories and fantasies which make real the joys and horrors of her life before the war, from which her father and sister were spared. But when Mordechai gives Rose a letter from her mother—a letter left many years earlier with a non-Jewish Polish friend—a “proof” of family is somehow restored, and old barriers and griefs give way to a renewed sense of hope and mutual dependence—and the conviction that a better future may yet arise from the bitter ashes of the troubled past.
Buy Tickets Here

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Oct 18 – Nov 17, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 2PM
Vagabond Players, Inc.
806 S Broadway, Baltimore
This sharp and witty Tony Award-winning musical once again proves that a trip to the Vagabond Players is always spelled F – U – N! Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with additional material by Jay Reiss.
Buy Tickets Here

Proxy – a world premiere play by Alex Reeves & Nell Quinn-Gibney
Oct 11 – 20, Fri & Sat 8PM, Sun 3PM
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W Preston St, Baltimore
Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play. Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family. When we die, who cares for those we leave behind?
Buy Tickets Here

Charm City Trivia at Cross Street Market
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Cross Street Market
1065 S Charles Street, Baltimore
Charm City Trivia is Maryland’s best live trivia gameshow! Enjoy weekly trivia fun for all ages and skill levels — bring your friends or make some new ones, every Sunday at the Market. Maybe you’ll win some delicious prizes.

Festival Closing Party
7PM – 9:45PM
Maryland Art Place
218 W Saratoga St, Baltimore
All good things must come to end and the 2019 Charm City Fringe is one of them. Come spend one last evening with Fringe! Enjoy music and live entertainment, a living statue fountain, complementary light fare, and drinks. Meet the artists behind the shows and catch our closing awards ceremony. You can even get a mini astrological reading with part of the proceeds benefiting the Fringe. We’ll be there – will you? This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Class Clowns – an Improv Comedy Showcase
7PM – 7:30PM
The BIG Theater
1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore
What happens when the teachers encourage the class clowns? Class pandemonium! Or a very funny improv show! Every Sunday, four of BIG’s up-and-coming students take the stage supported by four BIG teachers in a show that’ll leave spitballs all over the theater. Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. But please reserve so we know you’re coming.

The Nevermore Haunt 2019
Oct 4 – Nov 3, Fri – Sat, 7PM – 12AM, Sun 7PM – 10PM
The Nevermore Haunt
450 Mott St., Baltimore
Consistently among the highest rated haunted houses in Maryland, The Nevermore Haunt is a haunted attraction unlike any other you’ve ever experienced. Open 15 nights in October, The Nevermore Haunt offers bizarre and over-the-top sideshow performances nightly, an on-site bar serving local craft beers, on site concessions and a haunted house filled with monsters, demons, and ghouls straight from your deepest, darkest fears. Located in the heart of Baltimore Maryland, this unique event takes its inspiration from the city’s own sordid, dark past. Set in late 19th century Baltimore you’ll encounter a macabre menagerie of specters and spirits; drowned sailors, tortured factory workers, unlicensed physicians, street urchins and mysterious creatures that defy description! With an emphasis on interactive performance and immersive sets The Nevermore Haunt strives to create a Halloween event that is equal parts terrifying and entertaining for all guests. Perfect for those trembling in terror at the mere thought of entering to the most courageous, unflinching haunted house aficionados. The Nevermore Haunt is a truly Baltimore haunted house.
Buy Tickets Here

Bennett’s Curse Haunted House
Oct 4 – Nov 2, Fri – Sun 7PM – ?
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House Maryland
7875 Eastpoint Mall ( Entrance #6), Baltimore
Bennett’s Curse Haunted House is back with its best and scariest Haunted Houses in all of it’s 19 years of operation. Consistently rated at the #1 Haunted Attraction in the Maryland/DC region and one of the top 10 Haunted Attractions in the entire world! This year, come visit the most horrifying, brilliantly immersive, and unforgettably exciting Halloween event Maryland has ever seen.
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Enjoy!

– Lindsey

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