On The Town

Weekend Lineup: April 13-15

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

By Kaitlyn Pacheco | April 12, 2018, 5:31 pm

-Photography by Ian Johnston
On The Town

Weekend Lineup: April 13-15

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

By Kaitlyn Pacheco | April 12, 2018, 5:31 pm

-Photography by Ian Johnston

Get Baltimore Daily.

Sign up today and you'll get our latest stories delivered straight to your inbox every weekday afternoon.

lydia_eat_1.png EAT

April 13-15: Baltimore Food Truck Week

Times & locations vary. Free.

When temperatures finally crack 70 this weekend, stay outside to snack on eats from 25 food trucks that will be stationed throughout Baltimore and its surrounding counties. During this celebration of four-wheel restaurants, track down some of the city’s best mobile kitchens, which will be rotating between various hotspots throughout the weekend. Try on-the-curb specials like waffle cones filled with crab cakes and French fries from Gypsy Queen, made-to-order ice cream sandwiches from Quinn’s Ice, and veggie burgers from GoGanics.

lydia_drink_1.png DRINK

April 14: Dumpster Dive II

Baltimore Community ToolBank, 1224 Wicomico St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 410-224-5565.

Four years ago, the brilliant minds behind the local nonprofit program Volunteering Untapped discovered that 20 and 30-somethings are more motivated to spend their Saturday mornings volunteering if the do-gooding is accompanied by a solid day-drink. This Saturday, the monthly initiative returns to the Baltimore Community ToolBank to sort out the recyclables found in Professor Trash Wheel’s dumpster, followed by a trek to MaGerk’s Pub in Federal Hill for a well-earned after-party. Make new friends and celebrate your hard morning’s work with deals on mimosas, beer, and the pub’s signature Philly cheesesteaks.

lydia_see_1.png SEE

April 13: Out of Order

Maryland Art Place, 218 W. Saratoga St. 7-10 p.m. $25-45. 410-962-8565.

Maryland Art Place’s annual benefit checks off all of the boxes for a can’t-miss art event: an wall-to-wall exhibit with works from more than 250 local and regional contemporary artists, a silent auction for your chance to purchase your own masterpiece, and, of course, an open wine-and-beer bar all to support the local gallery’s programs and future exhibitions in the Bromo Arts District. This Friday, come for the local art and stay for the epic after-party featuring the soulful sounds of local singer-songwriter Joy Postell.

lydia_hear_1.png HEAR

April 14: CityLit Festival

University of Baltimore, William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, 11 W. Mount Royal Avenue. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 410-271-8793.

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the CityLit Festival, the signature event from CityLit Project that celebrates reading, writing, and creativity in and around Baltimore. To tie into this year’s focus on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, The New Yorker writer Philip Gourevitch will headline the event with conversations about his National Book Critics Circle Award-winning work of nonfiction, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda. Make time between editorial and speaker sessions to participate in guided discussions about motherhood, the #MeToo movement, and local funding for the literary arts. 

lydia_do_1.png DO

April 14: Under Armour Sole of the City 10K

Charm City Run, 1713 Whetstone Way. 9 a.m. $50-75. 410-645-8266.

With sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted for Saturday morning, this annual 6.2-mile race through the streets of downtown Baltimore could not have fallen on a more picture-perfect day. Hit the ground running in this 10K trek that starts and ends in Locust Point and features scenic views of the city skyline along the way. If you need extra motivation, think of the complimentary snack box and Natty Bohs that will be waiting at the finish line.

Meet The Author
Kaitlyn Pacheco is the associate editor at Baltimore, where she covers events, news, and the community, plus the online Weekend Lineup column.

You May Also Like

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: April 6-8

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: March 30-April 1

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Third Annual Rise Bmore Concert Pays Tribute to Freddie Gray

Musicians and artists gather to pay tribute to Gray and the city of Baltimore.

Charmed Life

Style Slam Highlights Wearable Art at American Craft Council Show

Local fashion experts to connect with national artists for pop-up styling event.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: April 20-22

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

Arts & Culture

Carla Du Pree of CityLit Project Talks Local Literary Scene

Du Pree says one of her goals is to make literary art more inclusive and accessible to all communities.

Connect With Us

Most Read

New Youth-Led Programming Coming to CharmTV: The Avenue will debut on April 21 and feature students discussing topics relevant to Baltimore.

Open & Shut: Sacré Sucré Coming Soon; The Emporiyum Takes a Break; In Bloom Closes: The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

La Calle Bringing Modern Mexican Food Downtown This Summer: Globally influenced cantina set to open inside 10 South Street building near City Hall.

Maryland-Based Company Captures Milestones with 3D Photography: GoFigure 3D Photography creates lifelike figurines.

Halfway Through Light City, Crowds Continue to Flock Downtown : Tuesday night featured performances from an area step team and Fluid Movement.