You know that there’s always something happening downtown, and with book sales, dancers, comedians and crafts, this weekend will have you busy hopping from one activity to the next.
Grab your reusable tote and hit up the huge annual book sale at Evangelical Lutheran so that your TBR (To Be Read) pile is ready for the cozy days headed our way. Get your toes tapping with Flamenco and ballet, then split your sides laughing at the MET’s stand-up comedy night. You can finish out your weekend by getting crafty with a little bit of fun art for spooky season at Rockwell Brewery East. No matter what you choose, we can’t wait to see you downtown this weekend!
Annual Book Sale @ Evangelical Lutheran Church
Friday & Saturday, September 29-30, 9am-7pm, Sunday, October 1, 9am-1pm
31 E Church St
Evangelical Lutheran Church is hosting its annual book sale on Friday, September 29th (9am-7pm); Saturday, September 30th (9am-7pm); and Sunday, October 1st (9am-1pm). All proceeds go to support Operation Second Chance which serves wounded, injured & ill Veterans, and active duty Purple Heart service members.
Tablao Flamenco @ New Spire Stages
Friday, September 29, 7:30pm-9:30pm
15 W Patrick St
Experience the magnetic energy of flamenco like you’ve never seen before. Tablao Flamenco brings a fresh approach to a night of flamenco, transforming the theatre into an intimate nightclub like those found in Andalusia, Spain. Enjoy an evening of dynamic performance, improvisation, and passionate music delivered by a cast of the most sought-after, award-winning flamenco artists in the U.S. & Europe. Tablao Flamenco is as authentic as it gets without renewing your passport.
Stand Up Comedy @ Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Friday, September 29, 8:30pm-9:30pm
31 W Patrick St
See some of the area’s most hilarious up-and-coming stand-up comedians. This show features up to 5 stand-up acts that will surely leave you laughing!
World Ballet Series: CINDERELLA @ The Weinberg Center
Saturday, September 30, 7pm-9pm
20 W Patrick St
An enchanting story for all ages with a wonderful dose of humor, the majesty of classical ballet, and the promise of “happily ever after.” A part of the World Ballet Series, Cinderella is performed live by a multinational cast of 40 professional ballet dancers gathered to bring the most celebrated fairy tale to life. A visually stunning production accompanied by Sergei Prokofiev’s passionate celebrated score, over 150 hand-sewn radiant costumes, richly detailed hand-crafted sets, and sparkling choreography by Marina Kesler.
And don’t forget – when the clock strikes midnight…
Hocus Pocus Sign Workshop @ Rockwell Brewery East
Sunday, October 1, 12pm-2pm
880 N East St
Join us for an afternoon of spooky Hocus Pocus fun. You have 6 different designs to choose from. Please make sure to sign up before Sept. 7th to ensure you get exactly the one you have fallen in love with. These measure 21” around and are made from high quality wood. No experience necessary and very simple and easy to paint. They all will come out looking like a professional created your new home décor.
All tickets include a Pint of Beer or Hard Seltzer. AGES 21+