Baltimore Events

Baltimore Events

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Baltimore Events

Events listed below are held in Baltimore, unless indicated otherwise.

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JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration
Various events throughout the city commemorating this civil rights leader; Baltimore; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

Celebrate Black History Month at the B&O Railroad Museum
Celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the railroad industry. Learn about these men and women who filled vital jobs along the B&O Railroad’s line and understand how significant social issues, such as segregation, affected railroading; B&O Railroad Museum; http://www.borail.org

Cultural Series: African American Heritage
Join the National Aquarium on the first Friday evening of the month for a series of events dedicated to exploring, experiencing, and enjoying cultures from around the globe; http://www.aqua.org

Black Heritage Art Expo
Sponsored by the African American Visual Arts Association and attracting over 25,000 art collectors; featured artists include Karen Y. Buster, Larry “Poncho” Brown and Charles Bibbs and performances by Doug E. Fresh, Trey Songz, Kurtis Blow and Jessica Green plus poetry readings, seminars and workshops; Baltimore Convention Center; http://www.blackheritageartshow.com

African American History Month Family Day: Celebrate the Harlem Renaissance
Celebrate the Golden Age of African American art, literature, and music. Pay tribute to the artists whose explosion of creativity filled the studios, jazz clubs, and theaters during the growth of the African American community in New York City’s famed Harlem neighborhood; FREE event at Baltimore Museum of Art; http://www.artbma.org

Black Engineer of the Year Awards
For two decades, the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference has attracted top professionals and students from every part of the nation and every field of science, engineering, and technology; Baltimore Convention Center; http://blackengineeroftheyear.org

MAY

Mother’s Day Gospel Concert & Banquet
Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Baltimore; http://www.greatblacksinwax.org

JUNE

African American Heritage Festival
Annual festival attracting 500,000 people; featuring food, entertainment, exhibits, Camden Yards Stadium; http://www.aahf.net

Father’s Day Jazz Concert & Banquet
Great Blacks In Wax Museum; http://www.greatblacksinwax.org

Juneteenth
Celebration of our ancestors’ emancipation in Texas; lectures, tours, food, music; Baltimore; http://www.juneteenth.com

JULY

Baltimore Caribbean Carnival & Festival
Druid Hill Park; http://www.baltimore.org/africanamerican/events.htm

Artscape
Annual festival featuring music, film, theater, art exhibits, dance, fashion, children’s activities and more; Mount Royal Avenue; http://www.bop.org

AUGUST

FestAfrica
African festival with traditional music, dances, food, art; Baltimore, MD; http://www.festafricausa.com

Trinidad and Tobago Festival
Annual celebration of music, dance, food, culture of Trinidad and Tobago; Baltimore, MD; http://www.ttab.net

International Festival
Celebration of Baltimore’s cultural diversity with music, dancing, ethnic foods, Poly-Western High School, Baltimore, MD; 410-396-3141

SEPTEMBER

Miniaturization in Books and Art
All month; Walters Art Museum; Baltimore, MD; http://thewalters.org

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa Celebration
Celebration of the African American tradition at several locations in Baltimore; http://www.soulofamerica.com/kwanzaa-celebrations.phtml

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