This weekend you should ready yourself to spend your time gazing at new new art, slurping down some oysters, feeling the splash of the pool at the water ballet, and letting your pup sniff some other dogs rear ends. That’s right, we’ve got just about all the senses covered in this weekend’s wrap-up. It’s a sensory overload this weekend, Canton, and that can only mean good things!
Get to know your local arts district this Friday, August 4 with the Friday Art Walk series in Highlandtown. Stroll into local shops, galleries, and venues on the first Friday of each month as they stay open a little later. The event runs from 5 to 9 p.m.
National Oyster Day at Local Restaurants
It seems everyday is a national food holiday. But a day dedicated to oyster? That’s nothing we are going to roll our eyes at. A few local restaurants are celebrating the national day of pearly, salty oysters this Saturday, August 5. Gunther & Co. is hosting an oyster event to benefit No Kid Hungry. In addition to drink specials, 20 cents from every War Shore Oyster Company sold will be donated back to the charity. Kooper’s Tavern in Fell’s Point is also hosting an event and will donate a portion of every oyster sold to the Oyster Recovery Partnership. One dollar oysters will be available outside. Boathouse Canton is also hosting an oyster event.
Water ballet set to a Shakespeare theme in the middle of a city park? Fluid Movement is one of the things that make Baltimore wild and wonderful. It’s coming this weekend to Patterson Park for a series of shows where the pool is the stage. Many of the shows are already sold out but you can still grab a seat at their closing, 7 p.m. show on Sunday, August 6. It’s sure to be a splash.
Finally a block party that’s fun for you and your dog! The Creative Alliance invited dogs and their friends to attend its free 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Block Party this Saturday, August 5 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. They close the street down and fill it with doggy pools, tennis balls, treats, a doggy obstacle course, doggy art, local pet charities, doggy ice cream, and much more. Put on your dog’s fanciest collar and let them strut their stuff outside the creative alliance.