Yup, 2014 just came to a close, but don't let the pages of your new 2015 calendar stay white for long. There's plenty of events (some old favorites, some brand-new) lined up to make sure this year will be as exciting as the last. Save these dates - and for more upcoming events, or to submit your event, check out our new events database at baltimoresun.com/events.
Cupid's Undie Run
Don't be shy! Join hundreds of participants running through the city in their underwear to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation. Doors open noon Feb. 14; run starts at 2 p.m.. Registration $40-$55. Meet at Luckies Tavern at Power Plant Live, 10 Market Place. cupidsundierun.com.
BMA's Wurtzburger African Art Gallery/Asian Art Galleries reopen
Embrace culture at these two renovated spaces. Both reopen April 26. Free. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. artbma.org.
Place your bets on the underdog or the fan favor- ite, or just go have a good time during InfieldFest at this annual horse race and live music extravaganza. Gates open 8 a.m. May 16. InfieldFest tickets are $80 until April, $90 in May. Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave. preakness.com.
Immerse yourself in Hispanic culture by dancing the day away, trying classic dishes and admiring art. Date, times and prices TBD (usually third week of June). Patterson Park. latinofest.org.
Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration
Mark our country's birth with fireworks and live entertainment at the Inner Harbor. Visitors can also picnic at the World Observation Level while viewing the display. 7 p.m.-10 p.m. July 4. Free. bop.org.
Experience the tastes, sites, and vibe of the Caribbean culture with a parade, food and craft vendors and entertainment. Date TBD (usually second week of July). Times and prices TBD. Lake Clifton Park, 2701 St. Lo Drive. dccarnival.org.
Baltimore Fashion Week
For its eighth annual production season, budding artists and designers prove that fashion is also art. Aug. 14-16. Various locations and ticket prices. baltimore-fashionweek.com.
Maryland State Fair
Nearly half a million visitors come each year for this summer staple of concerts, exhibitions and rides. Aug. 28-Sept. 7. $3-$8. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. marylandstatefair.com.
Maryland Renaissance Festival
Come dressed in your Renaissance best to experience merriment of revelers, musical acts, vendors and treats from meat pies to mead. Aug. 29-Oct.25. Prices TBD. 1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis. rennfest.com.
Ravens season opener
Joe Flacco and the boys (and probably some newbies) start another season. TBD (usually first or second week of September). M&T Bank Stadium, 1101 Russell St. baltimoreravens.com.
Show off your skills in Hampden's Got Talent or even in the annual toilet bowl race. If that's not you're thing, you can snack on crabs and enjoy live entertainment and vendors (and probably spot John Waters). Date TBD (usually third week of September). Free. hampdenfest.blogspot.com.
Fells Point Fun Festival
Eat, drink, and be merry at this 49th annual fest. Date TBD (usually first week of October). Throughout Fells Point. fellspointfunfest.com.
Pigtown lives up to its name during this festival with pigs running down Main Street, vendors, activities and more. Date TBD (usually second week of October). Free. Pigtown. pigtownfestival.com.
Halloween in Fells Point
Want some Halloween scares and perhaps some laughs, too? Just take a stroll around Fells Point. You won't be disappointed. Oct. 31.
Charm City Fringe Festival
Theater aficionados and amateurs alike can explore many genres of theater with local artists, vendors and entertainment. Dates TBD (usually the first week of November). charmcityfringe.com.