There’s always something to do in Charm City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Baltimore this week.
1. MALCOM X TALK: CREATING A BLACK ARTS DISTRICT
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
As the arts districts around the city continue to receive public and private funding, come out and join the conversation around the importance of creating a Black arts district in the city. They will be discussing the influence of Black artists in the city and what actionable steps can be taken to move this initiative forward. This should be worth checking out. Learn more HERE.
2. NATURE FOR ALL
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
In honor of Black History Month, the Aquarium is hosting a conversation on how to connect diverse communities to the outdoors. This evening will be centered on diversity in conservation and the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of nature in Baltimore and beyond. This could be a refreshing step away from the status quo. Learn more HERE.
3. POETS MODERN COCKTAILS AND EATS JAZZ NIGHT
Thursday, March 1, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come out to the Hotel Indigo in downtown Baltimore to unwind from the workday. There will be live jazz and drink specials. Come out and network. Learn more HERE.
4. COSMIC COCKTAIL PARTY
Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come out and sample an eclectic mix of foods and specialty drinks at this lively event. Some of Baltimore’s best restaurant with be putting some of their most creative dishes on display. Get a chance to samples dishes to your heart’s desire and also have access to multiple open bars. Learn more HERE.
5. INTERNATIONAL THURSDAY NIGHTS
Thursday, March 1, 2018 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Come out to Metro Bar and Grill to get your fix of Reggae, Soca, and Dancehall for the night. There aren’t a lot of venues that play this type of music consistently. If you looking to get in touch with your island roots then this is the place to be. Learn more HERE.
6. CEREAL AND MIMOSAS
Saturday, March 3, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The nostalgia of Saturday mornings where you’d pour your bowl of cereal and watch cartoons all morning. Pipedreamz LLC is bringing back that feeling on Saturdays but recognizing the benefits of adulthood with mimosas available as well. There will even be an open mic from 5-8 pm. Learn more HERE.
7. SMALL FOODS PARTY 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
This annual competitive event in celebration of tiny plated delicacies is sure to be a good time. As people put their best dishes on display you get to benefit by tasting all the greatness. With over 500 people in attendance last year, this is sure to be fun. Learn more HERE.
8. SIP PAINT EAT 2
Saturday, March 3, 2018 7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
Sip and paint events are always fun. This one has even thrown in food, all for the price of $30. If you have yet to have the interactive experience of a sip and paint night, then you should give this one a try. Learn more HERE.
9. VIVA BRASIL! CARNIVAL DANCE PARTY!
Saturday, March 3, 2018 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
This is the 12th annual mid-winter celebration of Brazil carnival. There will be live samba, forro, dance lessons, DJs, a full costumed Carnival performance, and more. Come out and get those hips moving. Learn more HERE.
10. MORE THAN MIAMI
Sunday, March 4, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Briona Lamback of You Me Travel Co has put together an interactive panel discussion in the name of making travel a priority in your life. Come out and share your travel testimonies, ask questions, learn travel hacks, and more. There will be light bites and a cocktail hour as well. Did I mention I will be speaking on the panel? Come through! Learn more HERE.
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