Thursday, August 15.

Black Filmmakers Reception: The Black Heritage Week Planning Team celebrates Black filmmakers with a private reception during Black Heritage Week. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nancy by SNAC, 131 W. North Ave.

Wine Tasting and Candle Making: Drink wine and make candles. 6-8 p.m., Knits, soy and metal, 3600 Clipper Mill Rd., $50.

Thursday Night Jazz: Food and live music. 6-9 p.m., Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats, 24 W. Franklin St.

Author Talk with Anna Francese Gass: Gass’ recently published book, Heirloom Kitchen, is a beautiful compilation of interviews and recipes from 40 strong women, all immigrants to the United States. 7-9 p.m., Bird in Hand, 11 E. 33rd St.

Friday, August 16.

Summer Block Party Featuring Union Craft Brewing: Dunk tank, raffle, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics of Maryland. 5-9 p.m., World of Beer Baltimore, 1724 Whetstone Way. 

Jade Pop-Up: Chinese-American food. 5-10 p.m., Fadensonnen, 3 W. 23rd St. 

Vegan Takeover VI: All-night, all-vegan. 6-11 p.m., Paulie Gee’s Hamden, 3535 Chestnut Ave. 

Saturday, August 17.

Marcus Garvey Day Parade and Festival: Art, music, poetry, and more. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Harlem Square Park, 600 N. Calhoun St. 

Muslim FoodFest 2019: Food, family fun, live entertainment, and more. Noon-10 p.m., Islamic Society of Baltimore, 6631 Johnnycake Rd. 

Open Hours: DewMore Baltimore: See DewMore Baltimore’s poets perform and then create poetry of your own. 2-4 p.m., The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. 

Processing Time: Opening Reception: Works by Michaela Flatley and Kristin Panousos. 4-7 p.m., Gallery Blue Door, 833 Park Ave.

Be More Yoga Community Night Market: Yoga, food, door prizes, and more. 7-11 p.m., Terra Cafe Bmore, 101 E. 25th St. 

Late Night 90’s Dance Party: LGBTQ+ inclusive dance party that celebrates queer women. 9 p.m., Flavor, 15 E. Centre St. 

Sunday, August 18.

Baltimore Queens of Poetry: Showcase of Baltimore’s most legendary poets. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Arena Players Incorporated, 801 McCulloh  St., $20. 

We Choose!! Our Bodies Our Rights Exhibition Reception: Exhibition exploring rights, bodies, concepts through the genius of Black women. 2-4 p.m., Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum, 1417 Thames St. 

Monday, August 19.

Dunbar Alumni Big Band with Maestro Charles Funn: Organized in 1995 and led by jazz educator and trombonist Charles Funn, the ensemble performs the music of Duke Ellington, William “Count” Basie, Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire, and more. 7 p.m., Keystone Kromer, 1350 Lancaster St. 

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Brooks Long: Tenth anniversary tour for “Tell Em What Your Name Is.” 7 p.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., $15.      

Tuesday, August 20.

Rubella Ballet: UK anarchy goth punk. 8 p.m., The Sidebar, 218 E. Lexington St. $12-$15. 

Wednesday, August 21.

In the Stacks: Part 6: Using architecture as inspiration, Baltimore’s Ann Street Trio will explore the connections between architecture, music, and visual art. 6:30-7:30 p.m., George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mt Vernon Place, $10 donation suggested. 

Warm Wednesdays Reunion: Performances by Black Root, Shelly Says So, E the Poet, and more. 8 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave.

Golden Girls Trivia: Trivia night, Golden Girls edition, 9 p.m. – midnight, Golden West Cafe, 1105 W. 36th St. 

Thursday, August 22.

Battle of the Brands: Friendly competition between B-More Kitchen members. 7-9 p.m., Accelerator Space, 417 Benninghaus Rd., $10-$25. 

End of Summer Soiree: Live music, signature cocktails, fashion, and more. 7-11 p.m., Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, 1715 Thames St., $75.

MVP Moving Night: “Labyrinth”: Part of the 2019 Summer in the Squares series. 7:52-11 p.m., Mount Vernon Place, 699 Washington Place. 

Flicks from the Hill: “Black Panther”: Film and a free art event before. 9-11 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,...