On The Town

Weekend Lineup: November 9-11

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

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Nov. 9: Pop Up Night Market

Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. $8-85.

On the heels of the first-ever Charm City Night Market that brought thousands of people downtown for authentic Asian-American eats, crafts, and performances, a pop-up version of the successful block party will take over Center Stage on Friday night. Stop by the Mt. Vernon theater to browse wares by local makers and samples snacks from local vendors like Ekiben, Pinch Dumplings, and Wight Tea Co. For an all-night affair, snag VIP tickets for the chance to see Center Stage’s latest production, King of the Yees, along with post-show perks in the theater’s Deering Lounge.

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Nov. 10: Proof: Maryland Spirits and Cocktails

College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr. 6-9 p.m. $35.

Since the number of businesses producing spirits in the Old Line State has jumped 425 percent in the past five years (from 7 to 30 distilleries), it comes as no surprise the state has dedicated a month to the historic and booming industry. To celebrate the inaugural Maryland Spirits Month, make the quick trip to College Park to sip crafted cocktails by Lyon Distilling, Blackwater Distilling, and Baltimore-based favorites like The Baltimore Spirits Company and Old Line Spirits. In between pours, take in a small-batch seminar to learn about the art of mixers and creating the pucker-perfect sour cocktail.

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Nov. 11-March 9, 2019: Romare Bearden

Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E Pratt St. Times vary. Free-$8

Starting Sunday, a collection of pieces by the prolific visual artist Romare Bearden, best known for his collages and other works depicting the realities of African-American life during the 1960s, will be on view at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in dedication to the artist’s tremendous impact on the community. Take advantage of this weekend’s “pay what you can” rate and see more than 70 of the late artist’s collages, watercolors, and drawings at this downtown museum and honor his depiction of African-American religion and spirituality.

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Nov. 4: Caleb Stine’s ’Round the Mountain

Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. 8 p.m. $22-28.

Known around town as one of the key players in Baltimore’s folk music scene, Caleb Stine and his rustic, Americana sound will lead this year’s edition of ’Round the Mountain. During this annual show, long revered for its tradition of connecting musicians from around the world through country music, hear the singer-songwriter play alongside steel guitarist Dave Hadley of The Bumper Jacksons, Baltimore-based fiddle player Audrey Hamilton, and West African-inspired group Jess Sah Bi & Peter One. Catch this one-of-a-kind jam session and get ready to hear songs from Stine’s latest album, Moon, played in a whole new way.

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Nov. 10: Harvest Festival

R. House, 301 W. 29th St. 12-5 p.m. Free.

Thanks to R. House’s annual fall extravaganza, you don’t have to leave the city to revel in classic autumn activities. Bring the kiddos to the Remington food hall’s harvest festival for pony rides, a petting zoo, and face painting while the grown-ups sip on fall libations from Charm City Meadworks, Monument City, and punch made with Le Monade’s pumpkin cider. During this afternoon affair, learn how to plant succulents inside pumpkins and gourds, peruse vintage and craft wares, and celebrate these final days of fall in style.