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Events this weekend (March 1–3)

By LEISURE EDITOR | February 29, 2024

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ARUSA MALIK / DESIGN AND LAYOUT EDITOR

Catch the CIAA basketball championship this weekend and a number of events that they put on!

Baltimore is hosting the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) basketball tournament to kick off March Madness! However, even if you’re not interested in basketball, there are still many more events to check out.

Friday

CIAA Tech Summit, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 

A staple of the CIAA tournament weekend, the Tech Summit is back for another rendition. You can check out exhibits by big technology companies and attend lectures from leaders in the field. The event is free to attend. 

Opening Reception of Stephanie Chupein’s Showcase Exhibit, 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. 

The Baltimore Art Gallery in Hampden is welcoming another exciting exhibit curated by Stephanie Chupein. Chupein is a local artist who specializes in natural settings. It’s a great opportunity to spend an afternoon in Hampden with other artists and some food.

Saturday 

CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament

The championship games for the CIAA basketball tournament, featuring prominent historically black colleges and universities, are this Saturday at the CFG Bank Arena. Tickets start at $75. 

International Guitar Night XXIV, 8–10 p.m.

The renowned guitar tour is coming to Baltimore this weekend and featuring musicians from around the globe like Luca Stricagnoli, Thu Le, Marco Pereira and Minnie Marks! They bring out distinctive cultural interpretations of music through the same instrument and promise an unforgettable musical experience. 

Sunday

Wheel of Fortune LIVE!, 7:30 p.m.

The famous game show is making a stop in town this weekend and you have a chance to be on stage! Play along live with the contestants and hope for a chance to be selected to play yourself. Tickets start at $35. 


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