B’More Social: Oct. 4-7



Acrobatic Conundrum

A performance unlike anything you’ve seen before, prepare for an evening of acrobatics, mime, juggling and dance shared through its touring show “The Fig Tree Waltzes.” Oct. 4-7, Theatre Project, show times vary, $15-$50, theatreproject.org

‘Flatley Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games’

Prepare to be mesmerized by the fastest feet in town in a dance and music production that has become a global phenomenon combining traditional moves with a contemporary twist. Modell Lyric, 8 p.m., $35-$75, modell-lyric.com

Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore

Celebrate the rich naval tradition of the Chesapeake Bay. See the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and other aircraft on display at Martin State Airport or over the skies above Fort McHenry and Middle Branch Oct. 6-7. Or tour U.S., Canadian and British navy vessels at the Inner Harbor. mdfleetweek.com


Half-Price Friday Nights

All the fun for half the price. Spend any or every Friday night with 20,000- plus amazing aquatic animals at the National Aquarium. Sponsored by M&T Bank. Fridays, National Aquarium, 5-8 p.m., aqua.org

Family Fridays under the Dome

Enjoy a family-friendly planetarium presentation followed by a full-dome movie. October’s featured title is “Astronauts.” Ages 7 and up. Robinson Nature Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $6, howardcountymd.gov/Robinson

Friday Night Flicks

Head to The Avenue in White Marsh every Friday evening in October for an outdoor showing of a family-friendly movie. This week’s featured title is “Inside Out.” The Avenue at White Marsh, 7 p.m., free, theavenueatwhitemarsh.com

From AVAM’s new exhibit

Preview Party for ‘Parenting: An Art Without a Manual’

Line up a babysitter and head to AVAM to be one of the first to see its newest exhibition highlighting the joys, challenges and all-around craziness of parenting. Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. American Visionary Art Museum, 7-10 p.m., free/members, $20/nonmembers, avam.org


BSO Music Box: 1, 2, 3 Count with Me

Rhythms are everywhere. Come along for an interactive, musical adventure performed by a percussion quartet of BSO musicians. For ages 6 months to 3 years. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m., $12, bsomusic.org

BUGSS Birthday and Open House

BUGSS is celebrating six years of bringing science to the Baltimore community. Tour the lab, build your own microscope, enjoy some cake, see the amazing work they’re doing and find out how you can get involved. BUGSS (Baltimore Under Ground Science Space), 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free, bugssonline.org

Doors Open Baltimore/DBFA School & Children’s Programming Fair

Explore the architecture of the BMI as part of Doors Open Baltimore while also learning about schools and programs for children available throughout the city. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free, thebmi.org

Honey Harvest Festival

Celebrate the sweet side of life with a weekend all about honey. Open hive demonstrations, vendors, crafts, children’s activities and more. There will even be honey ice cream. Oct. 6-7, Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. free admission, oregonridgenaturecenter.org


Fall is here. Enjoy a day filled with autumn activities including hay rides, pumpkin painting, hay bale slides, sack races and pumpkin bowling.

Irvine Nature Center, noon-7 p.m., $15/child, $5/adult, explorenature.org

Stories Danced, Stories Told

The Sutradhar Institute of Dance & Related Arts brings a time of storytelling through the beautiful art of dance. Baltimore County Public Library, Towson Branch, 2 p.m., free, bcpl.info


CrossFit at the Zoo

Bond with amazing creatures while navigating through workouts in different stations throughout the zoo. Registration required. Ages 14 and up. Cost includes same-day zoo admission. Maryland Zoo, 8-10 a.m., $10 members, $20 nonmembers, marylandzoo.org

Parents’ Day Out Respite Program
Take time to rest and recharge yourself while your children with disabilities and their siblings are cared for. Trained and caring volunteers will entertain and encourage your kids while you take a well-deserved break. Registration required. Ages 3-10. Siblings welcome. Miracle City Church, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free, thearcbaltimore.org

Fall Festival

West Arundel Creative Arts invites you to a day filled with seasonal fun including vendors, performances, children’s activities and a silent auction. WACA Center for the Arts, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free, wacarts.com


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