Events Calendar

Updated May 13, 2021

Your guide to what’s coming up on the South Baltimore peninsula.


Farmers’ market opens at Baltimore Museum of Industry on May 15

FRIDAY, MAY 14

Opening Reception: Ashley Jaye Williams Art Exhibit, Southeastern Roastery Coffee Lab, 1433 E. Fort Ave. Exhibit runs May 1-31. Reservations required, email candy@southeasternroastery.com. 6-8pm.

SATURDAY, MAY 15

Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers’ Market opening day, 1415 Key Hwy. Weekly through Nov. 27. 9am-1pm.

Cross Street Farmers’ Market, south side of Cross Street Market, 1065 S. Charles. Weekly through Oct. 30. 9am-12pm.

Community Clean Up, Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood. Join with neighbors and partners in the community; trash bags provided. Meet at Solo Gibbs Park tennis courts; for info contact Lil Gurney or Erin Lonon (lil.gurney@gracecitybaltimore.org, erin.lonon@gmail.com). 9am.

SUNDAY, MAY 16

Inner Harbor Kayak Tour, departs from Maryland Science Center Water Taxi landing, 561 Light St. Explore the Inner Harbor by kayak; experienced paddlers only; continues Sundays through October. Sponsored by Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and Healthy Harbor.  Registration required. 9am and 1pm. $

Federal Hill Beyond the Views: A Monumental City Tour, sponsored by Baltimore Heritage. Guided historical walking tour of Federal Hill and the surrounding neighborhood. Tickets Limited space available; tickets required. 9:30am.

Dance Fitness, Checkerspot Brewing Company, 1399 S. Sharp St. Teaching artist Angela Gonzales incorporates Latin dance steps into an exhilarating workout; bring yoga mat. Register online. 11am. $

TUESDAY, MAY 18

Federal Hill Neighborhood Association membership meeting, via Zoom. Board elections; check Facebook page for agenda and link. FHNA represents the area bounded by Key Hwy, Hanover, Cross and Hughes streets. 6:30pm.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19

Sunset Yoga & Cocktails, Sagamore Spirit distillery, 301 E. Cromwell St. Join local instructor Marissa Walch for a waterfront yoga class followed by a cocktail as the sun sets. Registration required. 6:30pm. $

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, MAY 19 & 20

Community Blood Drive, Mother’s Federal Hill, 1113 S. Charles St. Schedule appointment online, sponsor code “mothersfedhill.” 1-6:30pm.

FRIDAY, MAY 21

Designing AVAM: Virtual Tour with Building Architects, American Visionary Art Museum. Hear from architects Rebecca Swanston and Diane Cho and AVAM founder Rebecca Hoffberger. Registration required. 1pm.

American Visionary Art Museum

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 21-22

Modified Mini Magic Show with Spencer Horsman, Illusions Magic Bar, 1025 W. Charles St. Live performances have returned with COVID safety protocols in place; advance sale tickets required; 8pm.

SATURDAY, MAY 22

Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers’ Market, 1415 Key Hwy. Weekly through Nov. 27. 9am-1pm.

Cross Street Farmers’ Market, south side of Cross Street Market, 1065 S. Charles. Weekly through Oct. 30. 9am-12pm.

Draughts and Laughs 7, Checkerspot Brewing Company, 1399 S. Sharp St. Outdoor stand-up comedy series with headliner Shane Torres; bring your own chairs and tables. Tickets available online in advance and at the door; seating begins at 7pm, show at 8pm. $

Stand-up comedy at Checkerspot Brewing, May 22

SUNDAY, MAY 23

Inner Harbor Kayak Tour, departs from Maryland Science Center Water Taxi landing, 561 Light St. Explore the Inner Harbor by kayak; experienced paddlers only; continues Sundays through October. Sponsored by Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and Healthy Harbor.  Registration required. 9am and 1pm. $

Live Music: Shamarr Allen, Mother’s Federal Hill Grille, 1113 S. Charles St. Outdoor show (weather permitting); free. 4pm.

MONDAY, MAY 24

Riverside Neighborhood Association meeting via Zoom; link posted on Facebook page prior to meeting start. RNA represents the area bounded by Lawrence St., Key Highway, Fort Ave., Light St., and the railyard. 7pm.

TUESDAY, MAY 25

Federal Hill South Neighborhood Association, monthly general membership meeting via Zoom; link posted on Facebook page. FHSNA represents the area bounded by Fort Ave., Light, Cross and Covington streets. 7pm.

Makers Unite! Baltimore Makers’ Response to COVID-19, sponsored by the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Learn how Baltimore makers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through the crowdsourced personal protective equipment drive; virtual discussion with Will Holman of Open Works and Jay Nwachu of Innovation Works. Register online. 12pm.

FRIDAY, MAY 28

Live Music: John Papa Gros, Mother’s Federal Hill Grille, 1113 S. Charles St. Limited seating; tickets https://mt.cm/john-papa-gros. 8pm. $

SATURDAY, MAY 29

Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers’ Market, 1415 Key Hwy. Weekly through Nov. 27. 9am-1pm.

Cross Street Farmers’ Market, south side of Cross Street Market, 1065 S. Charles. Weekly through Oct. 30. 9am-12pm.

ONGOING

Design A Virtual Baltimore Tour, Baltimore Rent-A-Tour, 42 E. Cross St. Chose from a variety of Baltimore-themed programs (ghost tour, scavenger hunt, civil rights struggle, football, etc.) or design your own. Tours conducted live over Zoom. https://www.rentatour.com/. 410-464-7994. $

Tour the Baltimore Museum of Industry (by appointment only), 1415 Key Hwy. Groups of up to 10 can reserve exclusive access to museum galleries and exhibits for 90 minutes on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10:30am or 12:30pm. Advance registration required; see details online. $

‘Women of Steel,’ Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy. Free outdoor exhibition mounted along the Key Hwy fence highlighting stories of women who worked at Bethlehem Steel’s Sparrows Point mill in Baltimore from the 1930s until 2012. Through April 2021.

‘The Science & Mystery of Sleep,’ American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy. Compilation of latest sleep-related research alongside three visionary bedroom creations; 3rd floor gallery. Advance online purchase of timed tickets required. Weds-Sun 10-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm. Through August 2022. $

Crystal Moll Gallery, 1030 S. Charles St. Tues-Sat 10am-6pm; https://www.crystalmoll.com/. 443-759-4235


Know about an upcoming Peninsula happening not listed here? Send it along and we’ll add it to the Calendar. Email: bmorepeninsulapost@gmail.com


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