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Events this weekend (Sept. 30 – Oct. 2)

By LEISURE EDITOR | September 29, 2022



Among the neighborhood festivals and exciting concerts, this weekend promises some great opportunities to have some fun both around and off campus.

Happy October, Blue Jays! Can you believe that we are already a month into the school year? Classes might be picking up but so are the happenings in our amazing city. Take some time away from the desk this weekend at these awesome events.

All Weekend

Fells Point Fun Festival, Sept. 30 Oct. 2

Fell’s Point promises a great weekend filled with live bands, street fair shopping and delicious food from local vendors, all next to the gorgeous waterfront. Find out when events are happening on the Fell’s Point Fun Festival website.

Charles Village Festival, Oct. 1, 11 a.m. 8 p.m. and Oct. 2, 11 a.m. 6 p.m.

A festival in your own backyard — what could be more fun than that? The two-day Charles Village Festival will feature a host of terrific events, including:

  • Two full days of live music at the Wyman Park Dell stage
  • Artisan’s Alley, where a myriad of local craft and food vendors will be available to browse
  • Pet Parade, a celebration of the adorable furry friends in the neighborhood (Oct. 1, 2 p.m.)
  • Garden Walk, a visit to the various beautiful gardens in Charles Village (Oct. 2, 12 – 4 p.m.)

Check out more information about each event on the Charles Village Festival website.


Swing Dancing at Mobtown Ballroom, 8 p.m.

For dancers of all skill levels, Mobtown Ballroom hosts swing dance lessons and an open swing dance every Friday night. It’s never too late to try your hand at something that gets the blood flowing in a new way! Find more information on Mobtown Ballroom’s website.


Sabrina Carpenter at Rams Head Live!, 8 p.m.

You might know her from her days on Girl Meets World, but since then Sabrina Carpenter has blossomed as a musician in her own right. She just set out on her U.S. tour for her new album emails i can’t send. Buy tickets on ScoreBig to see her at Rams Head Live! for $14. 


Dvořák's Symphony No. 7 by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 3 p.m.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is performing one of the most renowned symphonies from Antonín Dvořák, among a larger spectacular repertoire. Tickets start for as low as $25, and there’s no such thing as a bad seat in the BSO’s Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Buy tickets on the BSO website.

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