Thursday, July 4.

July 4th Visionary Pets on Parade: Dress your pet and come strut your stuff at the July 4 Visionary Pets on Parade. 9-10 a.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway.

Cherry Hill Arts and Music Waterfront Festival: A celebration of the performing and visual arts over the course of a daylong free event. 1-10 p.m., Middle Branch Park, 3301 Waterview Ave. 

Dogfish Head 4th of July Takeover at Sandlot: Live music, games, food vendors, and more. 2-11 p.m., Sandlot, 1000 Wills St.

Friday, July 5.

8 Short Plays: Theresa Columbus is collaborating with Sarah Jacklin to produce and direct “8 Short Plays.” The central idea of the piece is that the audience is watching a surreal vaudevillian variety show as varied as performance art to classic song n’ dance numbers, or experimental theater to Sunday morning comics. July 5-21, Mercury Theater, 1823 N. Charles St., $15.

The Rhonda Robinson Trio at Peabody Heights Brewery: Brazilian jazz, samba, and bossa nova with a dash of Afro-Cuban jazz. 6-9 p.m., Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E. 30th St.

808 Vol. 23: 808: The Sadboi Series (or just 808) is a show curated by the Station North Sadboi. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St.

Save Your Soul w DJ Smile Now, Cry Later: Host DJs Baby Alcatraz and Rob Macy spin everything from Etta, Aretha and James Brown. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Lithuanian Hall, 851 Hollins St., $5.

Saturday, July 6.

For the Culture: Africana Pop Up: Shop local vendors and designers. Noon-4 p.m., Tightfisted Fashion, 2114 N. Charles St.

SoulCom: Black Comic Book Event: Showcase for the Black creatives of the comic book and SYFY world. Noon-4 p.m., Old Major, 900 S. Carey St.

House In The Heat Of Summer: House music. Noon-4:30 p.m., Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

Undercroft Anniversary BBQ: Food, music, and more. 4-8 p.m., The Undercroft, 2629 Huntingdon Ave.

Fried Chicken and Champagne: Once a year themed dinner event. 5-10 p.m., Chez Hugo Bistro, 206 E. Redwood St.

Baltimore Water Lantern Festival: Witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water. 5:30-10 p.m., Canton Waterfront Park, 3001 Boston St., $25-$40.

DDM Presents: Soap Powder: Performances from DDm, Life On Planets, and Nnadagi and beats by Trillnatured. 8 p.m., Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., $10-$12.

Sunday, July 7.

World Cup Final Screening on Pagoda Hill: Watch the Women’s World Cup final on a big screen. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Patterson Park Pagoda, 2601 E. Baltimore St.

“Mirrors” Short Film Premiere: A young boy journeys through the harsh neighborhoods of his hometown in search of hope for a brighter future. 4:30-8:30 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., $20.

Monday, July 8.

Improv Bingo Night: Improv with a twist. 7:30-8:30 p.m., The BIG Theater, 1727 N. Charles St.

Tuesday, July 9.

Drag Queen Bingo: Hosted by Evon Michelle and Pariah Sinclair. 9 p.m., Golden West Cafe, 1105 W. 36th St., $5 to play.

Wednesday, July 10.

Urban Oyster Sip and Paint: Sip wine and create art. 6-8 p.m., The Urban Oyster, 1704 Whetstone Way, $27-$60.

Films on the Pier: “The Princess Bride”: Bring a chair, some snacks, and relax under the stars. Dusk. Broadway Pier, 900 S. Broadway St.

Thursday, July 11.

Testify! A Life’s Time of Emerging Blackness: Ernest Shaw presents Testify! A Life’s Time of Emerging Blackness. 6-8 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave.

Rope Salon: New to rope? Love rope? Want to work on your skills? Everyone is welcome, all that’s required is an interest in rope. 7 p.m., Sugar the Sex Shop, 1001 W. 36th St., $15.

Flicks from the Hill: Sound of Music Sing-a-long: Special sing-along screening of the movie classic, “Sound of Music,” 8-10 p.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway.

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,...