Here's the latest info from Baltimore’s nonprofit arts council, events center, and film office.
Free Fall Baltimore continues with more free arts & culture events across the City. Here are some of the events coming up from October 8–14. For the full schedule, visit www.freefallbaltimore.org.
ART AROUND TOWN: FREE FALL EDITION
Things to See & Do in Baltimore This October
On Saturday, October 9 from 6:00–8:00 p.m.,The Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center is hosting an opening reception for the solo shows of Baltimore's young and emerging Black artists Brandon Donahue and Megan Lewis presented by curator Thomas James. Register at the button below.
CATS, BATS, AND WITCHES' HATS
A Halloween Display Workshop
Join Fluid Movement on Saturday, October 9, from 3:00–6:00 p.m. in the Bromo Arts & Entertainment District for a free workshop making Beistle-inspired black and fluorescent flat-back signs for Halloween! Signs are weatherproof black coroplast, and can be outfitted with lights to be part of your Lantern Parade and trick-or-treat plans. Get more information at the button below.
TEEN CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Hosted by BOPA
BOPA is hosting a virtual workshop on Sunday, October 10, at 3:00 p.m. for experienced and curious teen writers ages 13–21. Discuss writing together and share in this fun & collaborative session. Explore new genres and develop your craft! Get the Zoom link at the button below.
DANCES OF COURAGE AND RESILIENCE
Performance by Full Circle Dance Company
Join Full Circle Dance Company on Sunday, October 10, at 3:00 p.m. for an afternoon of powerful dancing set in Baltimore's beautiful Eager Park that will move and inspire people of all ages. The lawn is perfect for picnicking while you watch Baltimore's leading professional dance company perform several works about courage and resilience. Featuring special youth guest artists from the Radius performance company of the Morton Street Dance Center. 
MUSIC AT ST. DAVID'S
Recital & Evensong for Indigenous Peoples Day
The Evensong and Recital for Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Sunday, October 10, at 4:30 p.m. begins with the world premiere of Composer-in-Residence Josh Armenta’s "Remember the Things They Told Us," a setting of text by Navajo poet Luci Tapahonso. The service of evensong follows, featuring "Visions of a Child" by Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate. No registration required. Get more Information below.
PROSE IN THE PARK
By Raymond Banks' 'A Way With Words' Foundation
Join Raymond Banks' 'A Way With Words' Foundation for an afternoon of stories in the park on Sunday, October 10, from 12:30–3:30 p.m. During the event, attendees will learn about the benefits of storytelling (prose), engage in fun writing and oratory exercises, and have the opportunity to share their unique stories/poems with others. Food will be provided and school supplies will be given away (e.g., notebooks, writing and drawing utensils). All ages welcome! Get more info below.
OUR NEWSLETTER HAS A NEW LOOK
Giving You More Info at a Glance
We know your time is valuable. So we've added some symbols to each event in BOPA's Art Around Town newsletter to give you more info at a glance.

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MAYAN COMMUNITY LANGUAGES
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day at The Walters
On Tuesday, October 12, from 5:30–6:30 p.m., Maria Polinsky, Director of University of Maryland (UMD) Guatemala Field Station, and Pedro Mateo Pedro, Executive Director of UMD Guatemala Field Station, discuss their long-term collaboration, their approach to engaging and working with Mayan speaking communities, and the ambitious oral history projects Maria undertakes with her students. This event will be streamed on The Walters Museum's Facebook page and YouTube channel. No registration required. 
CHARM CITY PORCH CONCERTS
Live Outdoor Music Every Wednesday
A traveling concert series in Baltimore City featuring a different artist every Wednesday on a neighborhood porch. On Wednesday, October 13, from 6:00–7:00 p.m., head over to 5806 Berkeley Avenue in Mount Washington for some al fresco music. No registration is required. Get more information below.
CURATOR NIGHT AT THE ARC
A Conversation About Access in the Arts
Join The Arc Baltimore and a panel of prominent art leaders on Wednesday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion about ensuring that access is always part of the DEAI (diversity, equity, access & inclusion) conversation, particularly in the art community. Panelists will expound on their curated artwork for The Arc’s Art in the Round event featuring artwork created by artists with disabilities. In addition, they will share the DEAI initiatives at their respective institutions. For more information, including how to tune in to the livestream, click the button below.
READ TO REEF IS BACK!
Earn Free Admission to the Aquarium
BALTIMORE FARMERS' MARKET & BAZAAR
Sundays, 7:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar is back on Sundays from 7:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.! 

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar has welcomed back beloved elements like hot food vendors and the Bazaar’s artisans in a limited capacity, after offering a food-only market throughout the 2020 season. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar continues maintaining public health regulations to provide a safe experience for all.  

The 44th season is scheduled to run weekly, 7:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. on Sundays through December 19, 2021, with continuous adaptation to maintain health and safety. See the full list of farmers, food vendors, and Bazaar artisans by visiting the link below!
Applications for vendors at the 2022 Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar are now open! Click the image below to apply.
NOW A WORD FROM OUR SPONSORS
REYKA Vodka's Official Free Fall Cocktail
Free Fall 2021 is presented by BGE with the generous support of Atapco Properties, the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), and REYKA Vodka.
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