Events in Baltimore this weekend: Nov. 17-20

November 17, 2016

Thursday

Throwback Thursday Old School Hip Hop Dance Party,

The Crown, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Come dance to the sweet sounds of DJ Mills spinning classic hip-hop like Run-D.M.C., Wu Tang Clan, Native Tongues and Beastie Boys. It is rumored that the new album by A Tribe Called Quest may be played as well. No cover.

Friday

25th Annual Pancake Eating Contest,

Pete’s Grille,  7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

This is the 25th year of the iconic Baltimore event. There will be men’s and women’s divisions. Amateurs only. Registration may have passed, but spectating is welcome. Cash prizes to the winner, $20 entrance fee; Spectating is free.

4 Hours of Funk,

The Windup Space, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

4 Hours of Funk is returning this Friday to the Windup Space (if you’re still around). This installment of the party will feature an Afro-Funk Power Hour! Free before 10 p.m., $5 after.

Saturday

LowTech Mushroom Growing,

Charm City Farms, 4 p.m. 

Learn how to grow your very own mushrooms at home with materials you probably already own! The workshop will start with a presentation on mushrooms and then focus a series of hands-on demonstrations. Participants will leave with starter cakes of their choice. $25.

Thrive #2 : Allison Clendaniel and Erik Spangler,

Jordan Faye Contemporary, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Come see two electrically exciting Baltimore artists bring some vocaltronic tectonics to an art gallery full of porcelains. Free drinks and snacks. $20 general; $15 for students.

Sunday

Outspoken: Anti-Racism Storytelling, Song and Spoken Word, 

Creative Alliance, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Neighborhood Voices invites people of all colors to cross over neighborhoods and racial barriers to perform personal experiences of confronting, understanding, recognizing and overcoming racism. Free admission and dinner.

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