Where: 17 W. Mulberry St.
When: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today
Why: The whole hostel's not open yet, but it's getting closer, and visitors can check out the progress. Share stories with travelers in the hostel's recently renovated common room while enjoying some free wine and snacks. Also, check out a display of photographer Esha Janssens-Sannon's travel shots.
Information: 410-576-8880, www.baltimorehostel.org. Free.