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Arts and Museums

The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000,

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• The Art of the Writing Instrument from Paris to Persia, July 2-Sept. 25.

• Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from the Walters' Collection featuring drawings, paintings, and prints of ships, sailors and the sea from the permanent collection of the Walters. Runs through Sept. 11. Free.

Baltimore Clayworks — 5707 Smith Ave., hosts Contours of Belonging: Aisha Harrison. Runs through Aug. 6. Free. 410-578-1919.

The Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive, hosts Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 443-573-1870 or General admission is free.

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower — 21 S. Eutaw St., showcases an open studio day, July 2, 1-5 p.m., for original artwork, performances and tours. Meet the artists, see their studios, and buy artwork directly from artists. At 2 p.m., Unexpected Theater presents short plays and monologues in the Studio 11 Theater. 410-752-8632 or

Homewood Museum — 3400 N. Charles St. hosts the Carroll's Wedding Anniversary Tea, July 17, 1 and 3 p.m. seatings, with optional preceding house tours. $28 public, $23 members by reservation only. 410-516-5589 or

27th Annual Foodscape — Mount Royal Tavern, 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., Bolton Hill. Opening reception, July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632.


The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge — 5K/1 Mile Fun Walk to benefit Zero (The Project to End Prostate Cancer), Sept. 25, 8:30 a.m., Towson University, Johnny Unitas Stadium. $30 in advance, $35 race day.

Eat-A-Peach Challenge Bike Ride — sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Maryland, Sat., Aug. 13. Routes start and end at the Peach Festival, Carroll County Agricultural Center, Westminster, and wind their way through Carroll and Frederick Counties. 410-448-2924, or to download a registration brochure.

Walk for Lupus Now — to benefit the chapter's many free services for people with lupus, Druid Hill Park, 900 Druid Park Lake Drive, Sept. 24, 3-5 p.m. 888-349-1167 or To register,


Second Saturdays in Station North Eleven venues, all within four blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue will feature free events throughout the day including art exhibitions, live music performances, theatrical performance, theater class, improve performance, open mike and more. 410-962-7075, or

Farmers Market — Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Saturdays, through Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 410-727-4808 or:

Free State Daylily Society Exhibit — Cylburn Arboretum's Vollmer Auditorium, 4915 Greenspring Ave., July 10, noon-4 p.m. See hundreds of daylily blooms exhibited by FSDS members. Stan Kennedy, 410-666-2791 or

Community Law Center — 3355 Keswick Road., Suite 200, Hampden is offers a workshop on How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit Organization, July 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $40. Registration required. 410-366-0922