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Things to do in Baltimore and online April 30 to May 6

Racers start your works of art at the American Visionary Art Museum’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kinetic Sculpture Race. 43 sculptures will compete over miniature land, sea, mud and sand. The annual race features wacky, imaginative, human-powered works of art. avam.org. Saturday 11 a.m.
(HANDOUT)

Things to do in Baltimore and online April 30 to May 6

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Boot up your computer or take a drive into the country to enjoy these events. Baltimore’s Flower Mart returns, virtually. Other events include a sculpture race at the AVAM, a virtual world premiere concert, a Black Artist Fair and more.
(John Coffren)
Through May 2: Flower Mart
Baltimore’s annual rite of spring, the Flower Mart at Mount Vernon Place, returns and will take place online. The marketplace offers flowers and vegetables from 12 florists and farms, 10 craft venders and 10 food and beverage options. The event is sponsored by the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy. For more information go to: mvpconservancy.org.
Baltimore’s annual rite of spring, the Flower Mart at Mount Vernon Place, returns and will take place online. The marketplace offers flowers and vegetables from 12 florists and farms, 10 craft venders and 10 food and beverage options. The event is sponsored by the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy. For more information go to: mvpconservancy.org. (HANDOUT)
April 30-May 2: Black Artist Fair
Comedian/actress Amanda Seales will be the keynote speaker Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Black Artist Fair sponsored by The Pennsylvania Avenue Arts and Entertainment District. The free virtual event connects Black creatives from the Greater Baltimore Area to resources and services to further enhance their crafts and careers. The Black Artist Fair helps Black creatives to combat the issues of equity around access to resources and opportunities. blackartsdistrict.org.
Comedian/actress Amanda Seales will be the keynote speaker Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Black Artist Fair sponsored by The Pennsylvania Avenue Arts and Entertainment District. The free virtual event connects Black creatives from the Greater Baltimore Area to resources and services to further enhance their crafts and careers. The Black Artist Fair helps Black creatives to combat the issues of equity around access to resources and opportunities. blackartsdistrict.org. (HANDOUT)
May 1: Annapolis Symphony Orchestra season finale
Watch and listen to the 59th season-finale performance, Nature and the Soul: A Celebration of Mother Nature and Asian Traditions, of The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro José-Luis Novo. Saturday’s concert features Wu Man, the world’s reigning pipa virtuoso. The pipa, or Chinese lute, is a four-stringed instrument that has been around for 2,000 years. Tickets cost $49. Go to SymphonyPlus.org for more information or call the box office at 410.263.0907. Saturday 8 p.m.
Watch and listen to the 59th season-finale performance, Nature and the Soul: A Celebration of Mother Nature and Asian Traditions, of The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro José-Luis Novo. Saturday’s concert features Wu Man, the world’s reigning pipa virtuoso. The pipa, or Chinese lute, is a four-stringed instrument that has been around for 2,000 years. Tickets cost $49. Go to SymphonyPlus.org for more information or call the box office at 410.263.0907. Saturday 8 p.m. (HANDOUT)
May 1: Kinetic sculpture race
Racers start your works of art at the American Visionary Art Museum’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kinetic Sculpture Race. 43 sculptures will compete over miniature land, sea, mud and sand. The annual race features wacky, imaginative, human-powered works of art. avam.org. Saturday 11 a.m.
Racers start your works of art at the American Visionary Art Museum’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kinetic Sculpture Race. 43 sculptures will compete over miniature land, sea, mud and sand. The annual race features wacky, imaginative, human-powered works of art. avam.org. Saturday 11 a.m. (HANDOUT)
May 1: Solomons Maritime Festival
Immerse yourself in Southern Maryland living at the Solomons Maritime Festival Saturday. Take a boat ride or build a toy boat or listen to traditional music. This free event has limited capacity; preregistration at calvermarinemuseum.com is strongly encouraged. Calvert Marine Museum14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons. Md. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Immerse yourself in Southern Maryland living at the Solomons Maritime Festival Saturday. Take a boat ride or build a toy boat or listen to traditional music. This free event has limited capacity; preregistration at calvermarinemuseum.com is strongly encouraged. Calvert Marine Museum14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons. Md. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (HANDOUT)
May 2: Calidore String Quartet
Tune in for the virtual world premier of a pre-recorded performance by the Calidore Quartet. Members include: Jeffrey Myers, violin, Ryan Meehan, violin, Jeremy Berry, viola, and Estelle Choi, cello. The concert is part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series and there will be a Q&A with the musicians afterwards. Tickets cost $15. shriverconcerts.org. Sunday 5:30 p.m.
Tune in for the virtual world premier of a pre-recorded performance by the Calidore Quartet. Members include: Jeffrey Myers, violin, Ryan Meehan, violin, Jeremy Berry, viola, and Estelle Choi, cello. The concert is part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series and there will be a Q&A with the musicians afterwards. Tickets cost $15. shriverconcerts.org. Sunday 5:30 p.m. (HANDOUT)
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