Looking for something to do in Catonsville or beyond this weekend? Here's a list of activities throughout the region.
Where/When: York Road at W. Timonium Road, Timonium, Maryland 21093, Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Why to go: The German Festival will have German bands, folk dancing, singing; crafts and collectables; wall climbing, puppet shows, face painting; German food, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, schnapps, desserts.
Free parking, Light Rail accessible.
Where/When: 1301 York Road, Lutherville, Maryland 21093, Jul 11, 2012 - Aug 31, 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Why to go: Wednesday is Children’s Crafts Day, Thursday is Story Time and Friday is the Fire Rescue Game. The guided tour continues on Saturdays for all visitors at noon. In the Discovery Room, children can dress up in fire gear and climb on a 1938 Fire Engine.
Where/When: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD, July 27th : 8:30 a.m., July 28th : 8:30 a.m., July 29th : 8:30 a.m.
Why to go: Are you a fan of anime? What about manga? Do you like Cosplay or LARPing? Check out one of the largest anime conventions in the United States.
Where/When: McHenry Row, 1514 Key Highway , Baltimore , MD, July 27th : 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Why to go: Baltimore's food trucks gather for another Gathering. Enjoy food, beer, wine and live music. The July rally returns to McHenry Row.
Where/When: Little Italy, High Street and Stiles Street, Baltimore , MD ,21202, Friday, July 27, 2012, Live music starts at 7 p.m. Movie starts at 9 p.m.
Why to go: This is one of those perfect Baltimore experiences that all city residents should do at least once. Grab a bottle of wine, some treats from Vaccaro's and check out an Italian-themed movie among friends.
- July 27th ("Buona Sera Mrs. Campbell")
- August 3rd ("Letters to Juliet")
- August 10th ("Come September")
- August 17th ("The Talented Mr. Ripley")
- August 24th ("When in Rome")
- August 31st ("Cinema Paradiso")
Where/When: Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington , DC , 20004, July 27th : 7:30 p.m.
Why to go: Two rock legends take the stage together for the Heart & Soul Tour, a reprisal of last year's successful tour that included two sell-out dates at Madison Square Garden. The shows are more than three hours long and include hits from both performers in addition to duets.
Where/When: Allegheny Ave, Towson, Maryland 21204, May 18, 2012 - Sep 28, 2012, Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Why to go: Come to enjoy the music and make memories! Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets. Bring your family and friends! Pets and outside alcoholic beverages prohibited.
Where/When: 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Maryland 21082-9541, Saturday, July 28, 2012, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Why to go: Dance under the stars to live music; wine tasting, picnicking, chilled bottles, dance lessons.