SoBo Events

Updated Jan. 27, 2022

Riverside Park gazebo lit for the holidays. Photo by Mary Braman.

Your guide to what’s coming up on the South Baltimore peninsula.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27

Open Community Run, Diamondback Brewing Company, 1215 E. Fort Ave. Distance 3-6 miles; open to all. Sponsored by Bmore Running. 6:30pm.

Virtual Artist Talk with Photographer Jon Kolkin, American Visionary Art Museum. Discussion of being respectful when photographing in unfamiliar cultural settings. Register online. 7pm.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27 – SATURDAY, JANUARY 29

Connect & Create: Book Buddy, Enoch Pratt Library, 1251 Light St. Make a new friend out of an old book. Free kits include supplies and instructions; available on first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Tues-Sat 10am-6pm.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 28

Recycling Collection in South Baltimore. New biweekly residential recycling schedule in effect by Baltimore City’s Department of Public Works. Your pickup day remains the same.

Music: The Plate Scrapers and Swamp Donkey, The 8×10, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets available online. 8pm. $

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29

Stop the Stigma: A Faith Community Panel on Mental Health, sponsored by the Catholic Community of South Baltimore. Virtual panel discussion with three mental health professionals. Sign up online. 10am.

Music: Jerry Tripsters, The 8×10, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets available online. 8pm. $

MONDAY, JANUARY 31

Riverside Neighborhood Association meeting via Zoom. Link posted on Facebook event page prior to meeting start. RNA represents the area bounded by Lawrence St., Key Highway, Fort Ave., Light St., and the railyard. 7pm.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

First Wednesday Walks at Fort McHenry, sponsored by the Baltimore Bird Club. Ongoing bird survey at the Fort and its wetlands, led by Mary Chetelat (410-665-0769); binoculars required. Meet outside entrance gate. 9am-12pm.

SBLC Learning Works Open House, South Baltimore Learning Center, 28 Ostend St. Learn about adult education programs offered and how to enroll, plus tours of the building and Q&A session; register online. 5-6pm.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Music: Aquarius Birthday Bash featuring Aphrodite and Replicant, The 8×10, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets available online. 8pm. $

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Music: The Mighty Good Times, Diamond Canopy, Tionesta, The 8×10, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets available online. 8pm. $

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Music: Mo Lowda and the Humble, LabTea, The 8×10, 10 E. Cross St. Tickets available online. 8pm. $

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Spring Maker Programs Begin, Digital Harbor Foundation, 1045 Light St. Multi-week after-school programs for makers of all ages (elementary through high school); register online. 3-6pm.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Virtual ‘Junk Food Cupcakes’ Workshop, Enoch Pratt Library Light Street branch. Charm City Cakes leads a one-hour decorating workshop via Zoom. Participation is limited free cupcake kits provided. Call the library at 410-396-1096 to register. 11am.

ONGOING

American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Hwy. Weds-Sun 10am-5pm. 410-244-1900. $

Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy. Fri-Sat 9am-3pm. 410-727-4808. $

Baltimore Immigration Museum, 1308 Beason St. Open by appointment only during the winter.

Crystal Moll Gallery, 1030 S. Charles St. Tues-Sat 10am-6pm. 443-759-4235

Illusions Bar & Theatre, 1025 S. Charles St. Comedy-magic-variety show with Spencer Horsman. See schedule online. $

Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St. Open Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm. 24-hour information line 410-685-5225. $


Know about an upcoming Peninsula happening not listed here? Send it along and we’ll add it to the Calendar. Email: editor@sobopost.org


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