I think this weekend will finally break the heat streak we’ve been on. So, enjoy the beginnings of fall weather with these great events.
Fall Fridays on Calvert
Starting this Friday, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is hosting Fall Fridays on Calvert, with live music, food and beer and wine for the adults. To kick off the outdoor concert series is The Crawdaddies, a local Cajun-zydeco-blues band. Free. 5-8 p.m. on Calvert and Fayette Streets.
Grab your furry friends for a festival in their honor. With games, treats (for both pets AND humans), a showcase of shelter dogs, contests and more, it’s sure to be fun—whether you have a dog to accompany you or not! Tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, kids under 6 and dogs are free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Baltimore Humane Society.
Children’s Playhouse of Maryland Presents “Crazy for You”
The 2016-17 season for the Children’s Playhouse of Maryland kicks off its season with the family-friendly version of classic Broadway musical “Crazy for You.” Take your budding theatre enthusiasts to a musical night on the town they’ll love. Tickets: $10. 1 p.m. Sept. 17-18, 24-25 at Community College of Baltimore County at Essex.
With nearly 20 different bands—including special guests TT the Artist and Wildhoney—a live comedy show, a pie-eating contest and the toilet bowl races, Hampdenfest is sure to live up to all your expectations of any festival in Hampden. You know you want to go, hon! Free. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on The Avenue (36th Street) in Hampden.
Milkshake at Garrison Forest
Baltimore’s own Grammy-nominated children’s band is ready to rock out with your kids. With fun, interactive music, as well as giant blocks and parachute games, your little ones will have a blast at this concert. Tickets: $5 for children 10 and under, children and adults 11 and up are free. 10-11:30 a.m. at Garrison Forest School’s Searle Athletic Center.
Robinson Nature Center Anniversary Open House
Robinson Nature Center in Columbia is turning 5! This free event a live animal wall, animal presentations, guided nature walks, face-painting, shows in the planetarium and more. There will also be live music, food and drinks. Free. 12-5 p.m. at Robinson Nature Center.