Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m.
Author Jamie Longazel will explore the world’s undocumented fears. He will offer a close-up look at the passing of the Illegal Immigration Relief Act and the many debates and issues that followed and that still very much exist today. Free.
The Book Thing Benefit Mt. Vernon Haunted Pub Crawl,
Mt. Vernon Place, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
All proceeds from this pub tour will go to The Book Thing of Baltimore. The tour will meet at Lafayette Monument at 6 p.m., and will delve into the history of Mt. Vernon and of Baltimore. $20.
Baltimore Bike Party,
St. Mary’s Park, 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
A Baltimore classic returns once again this Friday. Cyclists will meet at St. Mary’s Park at 6:30 and depart at 7 p.m. The theme this month is animals, so whip out your best animal costume! Free.
Celebrate Baltimore Birds: Fall Festival,
Baltimore Outward Bound School, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
All ages fall festival in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park will offer live birds, pick and paint your own pumpkin, a tree giveaway, cider and waffles, bird walks, speakers from near and far and other wonderful things! Free.
Baltimore Jazz Fest,
Druid Hill Park, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Baltimore’s first ever jazz fest will feature some of Baltimore’s finest musicians playing all kinds of jazz — gypsy, Latin, funk, fusion, straight-ahead — food, artists, a beer garden and a musical instrument “petting zoo.” Free.
Fell’s Point Fun Festival,
Fells Point Historic District, 9:15 a.m. - 7 p.m.
If you’re not tired of festivals yet, or if you couldn’t make it on Saturday, here’s one more! Music, food and fun in Fells Point, starting on Friday at 6 p.m. and continuing all weekend. Free.