Thursday, August 8.

Author Talk & Book Signing: Notes From a Young Black Chef: In his inspiring memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, Chef Kwame Onwuachi shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming-of-age. 6:30-9 p.m., Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St.

Fatt Butt Rodeo: Event features DJ Pancakes and Ducky Dynamo. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St.

Friday, August 9.

Decades Nightclub: Celebrating Bmore Black Club Culture 80s-00s: A celebration of Black club culture. 4-7 p.m., The Peale Center, 225 N. Holliday St.

Corks And Cocktails: Cocktail party and sneak preview of the future home of SCRAP B-More. 6-9 p.m., Pigtown Mainstreet, 763 Washington Blvd.

Logicoma and James Nasty: Music in the Blue Room. 10 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St.

Saturday, August 10.

AFRAM: Music, culture, food, and more. Aug. 10-11, Druid Hill Park, 900 Druid Park Lake Drive.

Baltimore JAZZ Festival: Live music, crabs, and more. Aug. 10-11, GAME, 1400 Warner St., $35-$500.

Moonrise Festival: Two days of music. Aug. 10-11. Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., $20-$284.

Waller Talks: Darius Johnson and Ana Tiexeira: Meet photographers, Darius Johnson and Ana Teixeira, of “mad rad soft” and learn more about their art practice. 2-5 p.m., Waller Gallery, 2420 Calvert St.

Casually Dope Improv Comedy: Event turns the stories of our community into comedy. 7-8 p.m., Baltimore Improv Group at BIG Theater, 1727 N. Charles St.

Blaqstarr’s Gassed N Electriq: Internationally known, Baltimore based DJ, Producer and Recording Artist Blaqstarr presents a brand new artsy dance party illuminating eclectic sounds and visuals by Baltimore’s best, cutting-edge artists. 8 p.m. – midnight, The Peale Center, 225 N. Holliday St.

Flabbercasters / Shakeout / Cold Climb It / Arc of the Sun: Wizard pop, experimental rock, and alternative rock. 11 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., Asian Taste, 916 W. 36th St.

Sunday, August 11.

Buds, Blunts & Brunch: Join fellow MMCC Patients for a morning of fun buds, fine food and great conversation. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., event location TBA, $20.

No Fun Brunch Vol. 2: CBD infused coffee and a family-style meal. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Vent Coffee Roasters, 1700 W. 41st St., $25.

Crab Feast with Chesapeake Landing: Diamondback Brewing Co. family teams up with Chesapeake Landing Restaurant from the Eastern Shore. 1-5 p.m., Diamondback Brewing Co., 1215 E. Fort Ave., $35-$50.

Carlos Cubas Band: Music from Carlos Cubas, Chad Grey, John Love, and Tyler Hayes. 2-5 p.m., Sandlot, 1000 Wills St.

Monday, August 12.

Wicked Sisters Presents: Vodka Fight Club: Three-round cocktail competition includes drinks and small bites. 6-8 p.m., Wicked Sisters, 3845 Falls Rd., $35.

Tuesday, August 13.

Summer Bash Tequila Happy Hour: Featured tequila drinks, food, and more. 4:30-8:30 p.m., Gypsy’s Truckstaurant, 3515 Clipper Mill Rd.

Wednesday, August 14.

Concert in the Park: Sarah Sullivan and the New Old Fashioneds: Live music and more. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Patterson Park, 27 S. Patterson Park Ave.

Soul Cannon: Hip hop featuring Ellen Siberian Tiger and Frenemies. 9 p.m., Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., $10-$12.

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.

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,...