Thursday, November 21.

Sip & Shine: An After-Hours Experience: An after-hours experience with wine, scavenger hunt, and art workshop. 6-9 p.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, $30-$35.

In Our Own Words: Reading Series: Poetry readings and words. 6-8 p.m., Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, 847 N. Howard St.

Baltimore Beer Night: Immerse yourself in Baltimore’s brewing industry—past and present—during this discussion with local brewers and reception featuring tastings from each company. 6:30-9 p.m., Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, $40-$5.

Friday, November 22.

Force Studio Open House: Force is cleaning out supplies and giving them away. 5-7 p.m., Force, 120 W. North Ave. #205.

Dirty Martini Party: Learn about the Martini, including how to make some signature cocktails. 6-10 p.m., Tightfisted Fashion, 2114 N. Charles St., $20-$30.

Warhol Ball, Season Launch Party: Performances, cocktails, dancing, and news about StillPointe’s upcoming season. 8-11 p.m., Rituals Bar & Theatre, 12 W. North Ave.

Saturday, November 23.

Grand Opening Party: Greedy Reads: Games, giveaway, snacks, and drinks. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Greedy Reads, 320 W. 29th St.

Jubilee: A Celebration of Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking with Toni Tipton-Martin: Celebrate the release of Tipton-Martin’s new book. Noon, Gunther & Co., 3650 Toone St., $55-$65.

Whiskey Festival: Taste a selection of more than 100 whiskies from around the world. Your ticket includes access to the grand tasting and a commemorative glass. Noon-4 p.m., The Assembly Room, 316 Guilford Ave., $89.

Baltimore’s Fifth Annual Cranksgiving: Cranksgiving is a national event that combines bike riding and giving back. 12:30-6:30 p.m., Charm City Meadworks, 400 E. Biddle St.

Dance Theatre of Harlem: The Dance Theatre of Harlem tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. 8-10 p.m., Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Drive, $45-$60.

Sunday, November 24.

Vegan Thanksgiving Pop Up Shop: All your favorite Thanksgiving dishes veganized. Noon-3 p.m. The Greener Kitchen, 803 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore Filmmaker Town Hall: An afternoon of open discussion and breakout conversations focusing on film development, community, resources, and networking. Meet fellow filmmakers and connect with stakeholders in the film community, followed by a happy hour. 3-6 p.m., SNF Parkway Theatre/Maryland Film Fest, 5 W. North Ave.

Opening Reception: Mickalene Thomas: A Moment’s Pleasure: The BMA unveils Mickalene Thomas’ two-story immersive installation—the inaugural Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Biennial Commission. 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive.

Monday, November 25.

Cinematic Reading Series #11: The Princess Bride: Hear your favorite film scripts read by an ever changing rotation of Baltimore’s best performers. 8-11 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave.

Tuesday, November 26.

Anime Series at The Senator: “Akira”: One of the best-known examples of contemporary Japanese animation, this cyberpunk adventure takes place in the post-apocalyptic city of Neo-Tokyo. A teen-age boy is exposed to a mysterious energy source and develops telekinetic powers that place him at the center of a conflict that may destroy the world. 9:30 p.m., The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Rd., $9-$10.

Wednesday, November 27.

Thanksgiving Eve Party at Lee’s: All night drink specials. 4 p.m., Lee’s Pint & Shell, 2844 Hudson St. 

Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Party: Friends, family, beer, and karaoke. 6-11 p.m., Monument City Brewing Company, 1 N. Haven St.

Thursday, November 28.

Thanksgiving at Vent: Cranberry Orange Scones, Non-alcoholic hot toddies, A cornucopia of coffees, and more. 9 a.m. – noon, Vent Coffee Roasters, 1700 W. 41st St.

Lofi on a Hifi Watching Hifi Friendsgiving Edition: Special music and science fiction. 10 p.m. – 2 a.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St.

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