CineFest 2011 (starts Monday, runs through Oct. 26; Gordon Center for Performing Arts)
Baltimore Speaker Series Ron Chernow (Tuesday; Meyerhoff)
“Painterly Brushwork” exhibit (opens Tuesday; on view through Dec. 31; Steven Scott Gallery)
“Shear Madness” play (opens Tuesday, runs through Dec. 31; Kennedy Center)
Can You Dig It Happy Hour for Parks & People foundation (Wednesday; Waterfront Hotel)
Wes Moore public lecture (Wednesday; Hyman Forum, Goucher College’s Athenaeum)
Glenfiddich Scotch Tasting (Thursday; Morton’s The Steakhouse
Baltimore Beer Week 2011 (Wednesday through Oct. 16; various locations)
Science on Tap: Beer-ology 101 (Thursday; Maryland Science Center)
Baltimore Beer Week Opening Tap Celebration (Thursday; Rams Head Live)
“Image Transfer: Pictures in a Remix Culture” exhibit (opens Thursday, on view through Dec. 10; UMBC)
Comedian Angel Salazar (Thursday-Saturday; Baltimore Comedy Factory)
Mondo Baltimore (Thursday; The Windup Space)
Trawler Fest (Thursday-Sunday; Rash Field/BMC Inner Harbor Marine Center)
Star Wars V. Horror” exhibit (opens Friday; Charmed Life Studio)
Ryleigh’s OysterFest (Friday-Sunday; Ryleigh’s Oyster, Federal Hill)
72 Film Fest (Friday and Saturday; Weinberg Center for the Arts, Frederick)
“Our Town,” Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (Friday through Oct. 30; Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park)
“Anna Bella Eema” play (opens Friday, runs through Oct. 22; Stand Theater Company)
“Fall/Fail” exhibition (opens Friday, on view through Nov. 9; Brown Center’s Rosenberg Gallery, MICA)