Wednesday, July 12
Station North SIPS: District Happy Hour Month: A one-month happy hour Wednesdays in July. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Charles, 1711 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: centralbaltimore.org.
Trios in the Tavern: Enjoy live jazz music curated by Brandan Brady, with a rotating cast of jazz musicians. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fadensonnen, 3 West 23rd Street. For more information, go to: fadensonnen.com.
Thursday, July 13
Baltimore Jazz Jam Sessions with the LLQ: Lionel Lyles and the LLQ host this Thursday night Jam Session. This event is held every second and fourth Thursday of the month. ($10) 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Supano’s Speakeasy, 110 Water Street. For more information, go to: supanos-speakeasy.com or call: 443-750-2000.
Friday, July 14
Pints in the Park: Enjoy relaxing summer evenings with Downtown Partnership. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Center Plaza, 100 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: godowntownbaltimore.com or call: 410-244-1030.
Outdoor Movie Night at Baltimore Peninsula: Free outdoor screening of “The Princess Bride.” Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 301 Mission Boulevard. For more information, go to: baltimorepeninsula.com or call: 410-962-1500.
Block Party! Baltimore’s Best Black Improv Comedy: A showcase of Baltimore’s best Black improv comedians, this show will feature short-form comedy games, long-form sitcom-style shows, interviews, and more. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. ($12-$15) 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Blakwater House, 218 West Saratoga Street. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best AfroBeats Party: Every Friday. Music by: Dj Tj. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Club Bellissimo, 1001 East Pratt Street. For more information, call: 202-386-0820.
Saturday, July 15
The 2023 Historic Pennsylvania Avenue Parade & Music Festival: It’s the historic Pennsylvania Avenue Parade & Music Festival, and, as always, it will be lit! 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pennsylvania & North Avenues. For more information, call: 443-675-8222.
Disability Pride Arts Fest: Free arts activities, live music by Barrage Band Orchestra, resource offerings from Make Studio and a dozen arts and disability agency partners, and more. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Make Studio, 3326 Keswick Road. For more information, go to: make-studio.org or call: 443-627-3502.
The Ultimate ’90s Drag Brunch with Jasmine Masters: The ultimate ’90s drag brunch with special guest Jasmine Masters from “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” ($25-$250) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Guilford Hall Brewery, 1611 Guilford Avenue. For more information, go to: sadbrunch.com or email: email@example.com.
Community Concert Series: John Lamkin Favorites Jazz Quintet: Join the John Lamkin Favorites Jazz Quintet for FREE, outdoor, family-friendly jazz performances in the BMI’s covered pavilion this summer. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway. For more information, go to: thebmi.org or call: 410-727-4808.
Pretty Girls Love Trap & R&B The Rose Edition: This is a pink-themed party. ($25-$150) 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Euphoria Night Club, 1301 Ponca Street. For more information, call: 443-554-8585.
How You Wanna Carry It! Comedy Improv Battle: A night filled with laughter and entertainment. ($30) 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at 836 Guilford Avenue.
Sunday, July 16
Baltimore Plant Swap: Bring your plants, propagations, and supplies to this monthly event. Noon to 5 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 East 30th Street. For more information, go to: peabodyheightsbrewery.com or call: 410-467-7837.
The Black Mall: A Joy & Love-filled Community Marketplace in Baltimore: Two floors of Black Baltimore Excellence in a day of fun, networking, and community. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 6 East Lafayette Avenue. For more information, go to: thebaltimorescene.org.
General Public Apollo: An interactive live music competition modeled after the Apollo. Hosted by Obscure Voices. ($11-$13) 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Compound Baltimore, 2239 Kirk Avenue. For more information, go to: thecompoundbaltimore.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, July 17
Monday Night Jam Session hosted by SPICE: Live music, soul food, and more. 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Next Phaze Cafe, 112 East Lexington Street. For more information, go to: nextphazecafe.com or call: 410-449-3232.
Wednesday, July 19
3rd Wednesdays Open Mic Night: For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, and musicians. Hosted by Meccamorphosis. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Busboys and Poets, 3224 Saint Paul Street. For more information, go to: busboysandpoets.com/busboys-and-poets-baltimore.
Karaoke Forever with KJJK: Come out for Karaoke Forever with KJJK at Current Space every third Wednesday of the month. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Current Space Garden Bar, 421 Tyson Street. For more information, go to: currentspace.com.
Thursday, July 20
Shakespeare Beyond: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in four Baltimore parks this summer. July 20 to July 30 at various locations. For more information, go to: chesapeakeshakespeare.com/beyond or call: 410-244-8570.
Voyages: Chapter 3: Experience the aquarium like never before with an immersive tour featuring art installations that explore the healing power of water, as well as local food vendors and an after-party dance performance. ($50) 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the National Aquarium, 501 East Pratt Street. For more information, call: 410-576-3800 or email: email@example.com.
Hey Sis, Let’s Paint!: Join artist Justin Q. Young as he will guide you on your masterpiece. All supplies included. ($25) 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Loafers Seafood Grill, 6518 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville. For more information, go to: loafersseafoodgrill.com or call: 410-921-9577.
Friday, July 21
Baltimore Restaurant Week: Baltimore Restaurant Week is the region’s oldest and largest restaurant week promotion, featuring approximately 100 of the best dining establishments in central Maryland. July 21 to July 30 at various locations. For more information, go to: baltimorerestaurantweek.com.
Art Meets Science Happy Hour + Pop-Up Exhibit: An event designed to foster a creative and intellectual exchange between artists and scientists. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at CEINNOV Lab, 1100 Wicomico Street. For more information, go to: chimaeragallery.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burl-eoke! Heat!: We pair one burlesque dancer with one karaoke singer to make a team. Then pit that team against three others. The audience decides the winner. ($5-$15) 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Charm City Meadworks, 400 East Biddle Street. For more information, go to: charmcitymeadworks.com or call: 443-961-1072.
Saturday, July 22
Baltimore Official Silent Headphones Party: Three live DJs playing hip hop, R&B, and twerk music. ($12) 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at RYMKS Bar & Grille, 819 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: rymks.com or call: 410-878-2067.
Panda Den: Baltimore native DJ and prince of fallen angels Pangelica presents Panda Den, a night of deconstructed club music and other curiosities. 10 p.m. at Ottobar, 2549 North Howard Street. For more information, go to: theottobar.com.
Sunday, July 23
BRB (Baltimore Record Bazaar): Baltimore’s premier bi-monthly record fair. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 East 30th Street. For more information, email: email@example.com.
Emerald City: An Improv Cabaret Show: An open mic and two teams battling it out over short improv games. ($15) 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Downtown Cultural Arts Center, 401 North Howard Street. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, July 24
good neighbor Design Camp: Objects of Affection: good neighbor’s third annual Design Camp showcases Baltimore’s design bona fides over a week of community activities and events.Throughout the week participants can explore how our love and use of objects in our lives help to tell the story of who we are as individuals, as a community, and as a people. July 24 to July 29 at good neighbor, 3827 Falls Road. For more information, call: 443-627-8919 or go to: goodneighborshop.com
Black Femme & Non-binary Book Club: “The Secret Lives of Church Ladies”: Join bookseller Leela for July’s Black Femme and Non-binary Book Club to read “The Secret Lives of Church Ladies” by Deesha Philyaw. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greedy Reads Remington, 320 West 29th Street. For more information, go to: greedyreads.com.
Tuesday, July 25
MixTape Bingo: Play Bingo with a twist. Instead of looking for numbers, you’ll listen for certain songs and certain actions that happen with the live DJs. Each Bingo card is $5. Special prizes will be awarded. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at M.A.P. Technologies, 322 West Baltimore Street. For more information, go to: mapgametech.com or call: 240-389-4263.
Wednesday, July 26
Poets in the Gardens: Maya Popa (with Dora Malech and Gabriella Fee): The next installment of the Poets in the Gardens Series, featuring Maya Popa in conversation with Dora Malech and Gabriella Fee. 6 p.m. at Ivy Bookshop, 5928 Falls Road. For more information, go to: theivybookshop.com or call: 410-377-2966.