CALEB STINE AND THE BRAKEMEN: Baltimore's folksy front man and his hard-working band are joined by Brian McGee & the Hollow Speed for a night of bluesy alt-country at Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $7. Go to themetrogallery.net.
GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL: Hey ladies and gal pals, this is your night. In this musical, five girlfriends go from heartbreak to happiness over one night of karaoke. The show at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., includes such sing-alongs as "Lady Marmalade," "It's Raining Men" and "I Will Survive." So grab your girlfriend and get to the theater by 8 p.m. Tickets are $37. Go to ticketmaster.com.
BALTIC PORTER BEER RELEASE: Baltic Porter Winter Brew Beer returns to Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis, 33 West St. This is a lager with hints of licorice, toffee and chocolate. What are you waiting for? The beer release party runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and includes $1 refills. Call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadtavern.com.
HOLIDAY KICKOFF: The Junior League of Baltimore gets ready for the holidays with activities and discounts the Village of Cross Keys, 5100 Falls Road, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participating vendors include Chezelle, La Terra, Jean Pool, Pied Piper, Ruth Shaw, The Store LTD and Williams Sonoma. The event is free. Go to jlbalt.org.
LEONARDO DA VINCI'S SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ART: Leonardo expert and host of "Doing da Vinci" on the Discovery Channel, Jonathan Pevsner provides insight into Leonardo's genius and chronicles the artist-inventor's life at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St. The lecture is free, but advance registration is required. Call 410-545-5980 or go to marylandsciencecenter.org.