Here's the latest info from Baltimore’s nonprofit arts council, events center, and film office.
FREE FALL IS HERE! This year, there are over 60 participating artists and organizations that are hosting a TON of free events all October long. Here are some of the events coming up from October 17. For the full schedule, visit www.freefallbaltimore.org.
ART AROUND TOWN: FREE FALL EDITION
Things to See & Do in Baltimore This October
Current Space is proud to present "Hypogean," an exhibition of works by Margaret Rorison and Monique Crabb, focusing on stories cultivated to make sense of complex societal structures and the illusions, sadness, and beauty in the hidden subterranean landscape. At the closing reception on October 1, from 6:009:00 p.m., refreshments will be served in the courtyard and there is an artist talk that begins at 7:00 p.m. Registration is optional. For more information, click the button below.
MUSIC AT ST. DAVID'S
Listen to the Legend of Moll Dyer
On Friday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m., St. David’s Ensemble-in-Residence, Pique Collective, presents a tale out of Maryland's own haunted history, the Legend of Moll Dyer. Masks and vaccinations are required to attend this live event. This event will be livestreamed on both Facebook and YouTube. Click below for more info.
A CELEBRATION OF JAMES BALDWIN
Birthdays, Biscuits, and Books
On Saturday, October 2, from 5:007:00 p.m., NANCY CAFÉ is hosting a mash-up of three unique events that were postponed during the onset of COVID-19: the Annual Birthday Celebration, the "Baldwin & Biscuits Over Books" Breakfast Party," and James Baldwin Day Concert. This event will feature a live music performance, readings from James Baldwin's works, and tastings of local jams atop a warm southern-style biscuit. This event is being held outside on the patio plaza of NANCY CAFÉ. RSVP will be required to attend. For more information, click the button below.
SONGS OF PEACE AND LOVE
Presented by the Phil Ravita Jazz Group
On Sunday, October 3, at 3:00 p.m., the Phil Ravita Jazz Group will perform "Songs of Peace and Love" at An Die Musik Live! With Mark Leppo and Nuc Vega on percussion/drums, Phil Ravita on bass/guitar, and Greg Small on piano. Featuring the vocals of Deidre Jennings. The event will also be livestreamed. For more information, click the button below.
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A NIGHT OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC
Brought to You by the Big Litttle Band
Join the Big Little Band on Wednesday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. as they play a night of original and Top 40 music at one of Baltimore’s most prominent music venues in Harbor East. Registration is required. Click for more information.
ELDER ENSEMBLE WORKSHOPS
A Dance & Bmore Program
The Dance & Bmore Elder Ensemble is a creative collective of singers, movers, storytellers, and actors who develop original works for live and virtual performances. These works highlight the voices and perspectives of older Baltimore artists. Join Dance & Bmore at the Waxter Center on Wednesday, October 6, from 1:002:15 p.m. for one of their Elder Ensemble Workshops. Registration is required. You can register at the button below.
SACRED CIRCLE WELLNESS DANCE SERIES
With Muse 360 Arts
In this dance series, Muse 360 Arts will offer three free classes open to individuals ages 16+ of all skills levels and abilities — Beginner Ballet, Beginning Modern, and Body Conditioning and Stretch. The first class is offered on Thursday, October 7, from 5:306:30 p.m. For more information on the entire series, click the button below.
ONE BOOK BALTIMORE KICKOFF EVENT
At the Enoch Pratt Free Library
One Book Baltimore provides opportunities for Baltimore City 7th and 8th graders, their families, and community members to connect through literature by reading the same book. Join WBAL's Mindy Basara in conversation with Tami Charles, author of this year’s selection, “Becoming Beatriz” at the virtual kickoff event on Saturday, October 7, at 10:00 a.m. No registration required.
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.
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