Thursday, October 24.

Opening Reception for Permutations: Concepts 1: A space of recognition, Permutations, presents art collectors Lisa Gregory and Darryl Atwell’s exploration of the contemporary African American expression and identity. 6-9 p.m., Goucher College Art Galleries, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd.

LGBTQ Trivia Night: Door prizes, bar specials, 50/50 raffles, and prizes for the best regular and small teams. 7-10 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St., $5.

Comedy and Cocktails: Event features comedy, paired with Old Line Spirit’s signature liquors. 8-9:30 p.m., Old Line Spirits, 200 S. Janney St., $12-$15.

The Kaleidoscope: An Improv Comedy Experiment: The Kaleidoscope is an improv experiment where friends and strangers get together and do a show. 8:30-9:30 p.m., The BIG Theater, 1727 N. Charles St.

Friday, October 25.

Lizzie the Musical: “Lizzie” details the notorious story of Lizzie Borden, who in 1892, was the main suspect in the brutal axe murders of her father and stepmother. Oct. 25-26., Creative Labs, 1786b Union Ave., $25.

Saturday, October 26.

Fall Festival Bake Off: There will be festive fall-themed activities such as crafts for the entire family. Kids can dress in their favorite Halloween costumes and gather treats from participating market merchants. 1-4 p.m., Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

The Big Black Book Event: Event to promote Black authors. 1-5 p.m., Presstman and Etting Streets.

Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival: For 20 yesars, The Great Halloween Lantern Parade has been bringing families, neighbors, youth, and artists together to celebrate and illuminate Patterson Park and the communities of Baltimore. 3:30-9:30 p.m., Patterson Park, 2601 E. Baltimore St.

Halloween AlleyRat Race and After Party: The ride will go through paved park roads, and dirt trails. All donations will go to the youth bicycling collective: BYKE. 5:30 p.m. – midnight, 100 E. 23rd St.

Thriller Pt.5 – Haunted Hotel: Adult Halloween costume event hosted by Aprill Watts and Dollar Bill. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., The Grand, 225 N. Charles St., $30.

Sunday, October 27.

Jazz & Blues Festival: Performances from Jazz is Phish, The Nighthawks, The Kelly Bell Band, and more. Noon-7 p.m., Federal Hill Main Street, 42 E. Cross St.

Food Truck Boo Bash at BMI: Food Trucks, live music, and adult beverages. Noon-4 p.m., Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway.

Carving and Climbing and Caramel Apples: DIY caramel apple bar, hot ‘n spooky herbal infusion, and more. 1-4 p.m., Vent Coffee Roasters, 1700 W. 41st St.$16-$30.

Monday, October 28.

City vs Poly LOVE Documentary Trailer Premiere: “City vs. Poly LOVE” is a story of passion and competition between two schools that exemplify excellence in Baltimore City. 7-9 p.m., The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Rd., $15.

Tuesday, October 29.

The Mondo Baltimore Halloween Bash: Music, bad movie clips, a magic show, and a performance from the Mondo Baltimore House Band. 7 p.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., $10.

Kibel’s Eclectic Jazzcapades, Volume 1: The Kibel Trio, with Will Kibel and Bob Abbott. 8-11 p.m., Zissimos Bar, 1023 W. 36th St., $10 suggested donation.

Wednesday, October 30.

The Fright Brunch: Halloween Edition: Once a year, on a special night, brunch gets spooky and tastier bite after bite. 6-10 p.m., Revival Hotel, 101 W. Monument St., $10.

Thursday, October 31.

Trick or Treat for Dogs: Bring your dog in costume on Halloween and your pup will get a bag of goodies. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Howl, 3531 Chestnut Ave.

Screening: The Old Dark House: Alongside ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’, Whale’s greatest film, a masterly mixture of macabre humour and effectively gripping suspense. 9 p.m., Charles Revival Series, 1711 N. Charles St., $8.50-$11.

Halloween Party with Searching 4 Something DJs: Drink specials. Costumes encouraged. 9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., Bookmakers Cocktail Club, 31 E. Cross St.

Thot Goth: Rituals Halloween: Come dressed to distress in your witchiest and most evil look. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Rituals: Bar & Venue, 12 W. North Ave.

Bounce Vol. IV: A James P & Styles Bond party. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St.

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Lisa Snowden is Editor-in-Chief and cofounder of Baltimore Beat. Previously, she was an editor at Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Sun, and The Real News Network. Her work has also appeared in Essence,...