Weekend Plans: What to Do 8/17-8/20 Summer may be winding down, but this weekend is ramping up.

By Kimberly Uslin



THURSDAY 17

Art: From Digital to Damask
Maryland-based artist Annet 
Couwenberg presents an intimate exhibition exploring the relationship between technology, science, art and history. The 11-piece show highlights the creations borne from Couwenberg’s Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, where she was paired with scientist Dr. Lynne Parenti to examine fish 
fossils, as well as work from her time in the Netherlands studying damask.
Free. Aug. 16-Feb. 18 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. 

Music: Twilight Thursdays on the Row
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and kick back at this weekly concert series. Buy a beer or glass of wine at the Beer & Wine Garden Station, and be prepared to abandon your seat to move to the music.
Free. 6:30-8 p.m. Foundry Row

Music: Thursday Night Concert Series
Head to Ellicott City’s Turf Valley Towne Square for a free weekly concert series. This week: The 1974
Free. 6:30 p.m. at Turf Valley Towne Square. 

Film: Moonstruck
AVAM’s beloved Flicks from the Hill returns with Moonstruck. Bonus: Catch the “Fit Before Flicks” pilates class before the movie, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the plaza outside of the Jim Rouse Visionary Center.
Free. 9 p.m. on Federal Hill. 

FRIDAY 18

Film: Ocean’s Eleven
Head to Little Italy for their famous Open Air Film Festival, featuring live music, popcorn and the 1960 original Ocean’s Eleven.
Free. Movie starts at 9 p.m. on the corner of Stiles and High Street. 

Music: Music on Main Street
Reistertown’s annual outdoor concert series continues with Dave DeMarco Band.
Free. 7-10 p.m. at 33 Cockeys Mill Rd.

Party: Feet on the Street
Towson’s weekly summer celebration returns with live music, food, drinks, a moonbounce, facepainting and more. This week’s band: Crushing Day.
6:30-9:30 p.m. on Alleghany Avenue.

Fest: Summer Sounds at the Square
This fun, family-friendly weekly concert series has become a Baltimore classic. Enjoy food, drinks, a Kids’ Zone, vendors and more while listening to the sounds of a fantastic performer.
Fridays at Belvedere Square. 6-9 p.m. Free.

SATURDAY 19

Music: Hot August Music Festival 
Read all about it here.
Tickets: $66-$189.11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Oregon Ridge Park. 

Panel: Talks & Thoughts: The Long Arm of History
Join the Reginald F. Lewis museum for a discussion on the removal of Baltimore’s Confederate monuments, subtitled “Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter.”
Free. 2 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. 

SUNDAY 20

Fitness: Free to Breathe Team Yoga Challenge
Gather your most flexible friends for this eight-hour yoga marathon and fun fest benefiting lung cancer research and advocacy organization Free to Breathe.
7 a.m. at the Maryland Zoo. 

Food: Crab Bash 
Get crackin’ at this crab-dish cookoff, featuring Baltimore chefs from Gunther & Co., The Food Market, Waterfront Kitchen and more! Proceeds benefit the Waterfront Partnership.
Tickets: $40. 6 p.m. at B&O American Brasserie. 

Art: Labor of Art 
The third installment of this celebration of artistic work ethic features pieces from Minas Konsolas, Robinson Munoz, Landis Expandis and others.
Free. Opening reception begins at 2 p.m. Aug. 20-Sept. 16 at MAXgallery. 

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