On The Town

Weekend Lineup: June 10-12

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

By Lydia Woolever | June 9, 2016, 4:44 pm

A Hon walking down the Pleasant Place alley beside Holy Frijoles. -Courtesy of HonFest
On The Town

Weekend Lineup: June 10-12

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

By Lydia Woolever | June 9, 2016, 4:44 pm

A Hon walking down the Pleasant Place alley beside Holy Frijoles. -Courtesy of HonFest

Five things to eat, drink, see, hear, and do with your Charm City weekend.

EAT

June 11: The Remington Chop

R. House, 301 W. 29th St. 12-5 p.m. $25-45.

Remington is all the rage these days, what with eateries like Parts & Labor and Clavel, drinkeries like W.C. Harlan and Ottobar, and up-and-coming attractions like the food-hall mecca R. House. This weekend, at the latter, get to know the burgeoning neighborhood and Baltimore’s booming food scene during the second annual Remington Chop. If you’re ready to learn, participate in food workshops like sausage making with Maggie’s Farm, oyster shucking with Dylan’s Oyster Cellar, and broth brewing with Ejji Ramen, as well as drink workshops like beer tasting with Union Craft and juice pressing with Urban Pastoral. If you’re feeling lazy, on the other hand (we're not ones to judge), lounge in the beer garden with bibimbap by Bebim, small bites by Charmington’s, and brick-oven slices by Pizza di Joey. All the while, listen to live music by rock-and-soul quartet The Lushpockets, psych-rockers Hollywood Blanks, and new Baltimore favorite, Surf Harp.

DRINK

June 10: Pints in the Park

Center Plaza, 120 W. Fayette St. 5-8 p.m. Free

It’s been a beautiful week, leading to long walks along the waterfront, lots of outdoor grilling, and one-too-many rosés. But Friday is finally upon us, so start the weekend early with an al fresco happy hour in the heart of downtown. At this monthly event, bring friends, coworkers, and significant others for beers by Calvert Brewing Company, wine by Linganore Winecellars, pizza by Brick N Fire, live music by reggae-rock fusion group Fiction 20 Down, and lawn games like corn hole and ping pong. Watch the sunset with Wye Ryes and Route 4 IPAs and then scramble off into city to make the most of your summer night.

SEE

June 11-12: HonFest

The Avenue in Hampden, 36th Street. Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m. Free.

’Tis the weekend to don your cat’s-eye glasses, douse your mane in hairspray, and decorate your elbows with feather boas for the 23rd annual HonFest. For two days, the streets of Hampden will celebrate the city's historic workingwomen in true Bawlmer fashion with a colorful block party full of food and festivities. See the Boys of Hampden centerfolds get dropped into a dunk tank. Watch our local oyster aficionados go at it in a shucking competition. Admire all the beehives at the annual “Best Hon” pageant. And best of all, wander the neighborhood and revel in this Charm City tradition, however wonderful and weird.

HEAR

June 10: Beyoncé

M&T Bank Stadium, 1101 Russell St. 7:30 p.m. $45-305. 410-261-7283.

Beyoncé is the queen bee of pop culture, with five platinum records, 20 Grammys, and her own HBO documentary, plus flawless fashion, kickass choreography, and once-in-a-lifetime concert tours. (Not to mention her much talked about marriage to hip-hop royalty, Jay Z.) Over the years, she has brought us such seminal smash-hits as “Say My Name,” “Drunk in Love,” and “Single Ladies,” and this past winter she released her first new single in three years, “Formation,” which instantly skyrocketed to the top of the charts. It also sparked BeyHive hysteria for her latest album, Lemonade, which set the internet on fire when it suddenly dropped this spring. For one Friday night, see what all the buzz is about as the living legend brings down the house on our very own Ravens turf.

DO

June 12: Tour Dem Parks, Hon!

Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, 3100 Swann Drive. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $20-48.

For one Sunday in June, get to know Baltimore better by biking through its beautiful parks. Now in its 14 year, this two-wheeled tour takes you through one of four routes, from a leisurely 5K around Druid Hill Park to a 56K that encompasses Patterson, Gwynn Falls, Cold Spring, Clifton, and Herring Run. Whether you opt for a difficult trek or family-friendly cruise, enjoy the ride and its afternoon after-party, with a picnic lunch, live music, and lovable rescue puppies, all to benefit Baltimore’s beautiful outdoor spaces.




Meet The Author

Lydia Woolever is senior editor at Baltimore, where she covers people, food, music, and the Chesapeake Bay.



You May Also Like

Arts District

Where to Watch Outdoor Movies This Summer

From drive-in movies to waterfront features, catch these flicks around town.

On The Town

AFRAM Festival Returns to Druid Hill Park This Weekend

Annual celebration of African American culture brings in big names like Rick Ross and Teddy Riley.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: June 28-30

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.


On The Town

Weekend Lineup: June 21-23

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: August 9-11

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

Events

The List: August 2019

The hottest happenings around town this month.

Connect With Us

Most Read


Oletha DeVane Showcases Sculptural Works in 'Traces of Spirit' at the BMA: Local multidisciplinary artist explores religion, nature, and humanity in exhibit on view through October 20.

What is the Likelihood of President Trump Coming to Baltimore?: With a House Republican conference and an invitation from Elijah Cummings, a presidential visit might be imminent.


Severe Flooding Plagues Neighborhoods Surrounding the Inner Harbor: Stark images of Harbor East and Fells Point arise on social media as area reckons with heavy rainfall.

Relics of Baltimore's Forgotten Punk Scene Showcased in New Metro Gallery Exhibit: Celebrated Summer Records owner Tony Pence curates fliers, photos, and music from 1977 to 1989.