Find creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages.
Friday-Sunday: The Maryland Zoo's Halloween bash includes trick-or-treating, costume contests and more.
Saturday: The spectacle that is the Creative Alliance's Halloween Lantern Parade is a must-see. This year's theme is Kaleidoscope.
Sunday: Event includes competitive 5K, a 5K recreational run, a 5K walk and a 1-mile family fun walk at Hunt Valley Towne Centre.
Opening Sunday: Show will celebrate Walters Art Museum's 80th anniversary by exploring the legacy of founders William and Henry Walters.
MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE
Baltimore quartet celebrates album release with Metro Gallery show on Friday.
Farmstead Grill's bar pleasantly surprises in Canton.
At Lobo in Fells Point, sandwiches and snacks go upscale.
Aquaponics offers a space-efficient method of producing food without soil.
ARTS & THEATER
George Brant's provocative "Grounded" gets compelling staging by Everyman Theatre.
"Fakes, Lies and Forgeries" is an entertaining new exhibit running at the George Peabody Library.