Neighborhood Events

During the festival weekend, top area attractions participate in the literary arts celebration with great programming and fun activities for people of all ages.


Friday, September 26



10AM-2PM

Ripping & Folding Book Pages

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Spend some time turning old book pages into unique works of art!  Experimental artist Carol Maurer demonstrates how to creatively reuse old books.

 



10AM-2PM

Create Your Own World

Using various materials, create your own characters and stories with local artist Juliannah Francina.

Top of the World Observational Level 401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor



12PM

Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street
 
Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents exciting stage combat demonstrations, with lessons for kids and families.



12PM-8PM

National Aquarium’s Ocean Exploration Stage

National Aquarium
Area 10, near Pratt & Gay streets

The National Aquarium presents a full weekend of free programming for ocean and conservation enthusiasts of all ages!  Programming includes author appearances, special animal encounters, live music, interactive eco-programs and much more.

 



1PM

Shakespearean Flash Mob

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street

Join the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company for a live participatory reading of William Shakespeare’s famous St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V.



4PM-6PM

Ripping & Folding Book Pages

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Spend some time turning old book pages into unique works of art!  Experimental artist Carol Maurer demonstrates how to creatively reuse old books.

 



4PM-6PM

Create Your Own World

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Using various materials, create your own characters and stories with local artist Juliannah Francina.

 



8PM

Book Festival Flick: “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway

Book Festival Flick: “Fantastic Mr. Fox”
The American Visionary Art Museum invites Baltimore Book Festival attendees to a free screening of “Fantastic Mr. Fox.”  Steps away from the Inner Harbor, the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater seats more a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill.  Guests can watch this fun family film on a 30-foot wide screen held from above by a Giant Golden Hand.

In the event of inclement weather, the screening will occur inside AVAM's Jim Rouse Visionary Center building on the 3rd floor.




Saturday, September 27



11AM-2PM

Create Your Own World

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Using various materials, create your own characters and stories with local artist Juliannah Francina.

 



11AM-2PM

Ripping & Folding Book Pages

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Spend some time turning old book pages into unique works of art!  Experimental artist Carol Maurer demonstrates how to creatively reuse old books.

 



12PM

Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street
 
Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents exciting stage combat demonstrations, with lessons for kids and families.



12PM-8PM

National Aquarium’s Ocean Exploration Stage

National Aquarium
Area 10, near Pratt & Gay streets

The National Aquarium presents a full weekend of free programming for ocean and conservation enthusiasts of all ages!  Programming includes author appearances, special animal encounters, live music, interactive eco-programs and much more.

 



1PM

Shakespearean Flash Mob

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street

Join the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company for a live participatory reading of William Shakespeare’s famous St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V.



2PM

Dr. C. Herbert Gilliland, USS Constellation on the Dismal Coast

USS Constellation
Inner Harbor, near Amphitheater

A firsthand account of Ordinary Seaman William A. Leonard, who served on board USS Constellation for a twenty-month voyage to the African coast from 1859 to 1861.  Dr. C. Herbert Gilliland, an authority on the U.S. African Squadron and editor of the book, will talk about the journal of William Ambrose Leonard , life at sea, the Dismal Coast and the triangle trade which promoted the forced importation of Africans to the new world.



4PM-6PM

Create Your Own World

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Using various materials, create your own characters and stories with local artist Juliannah Francina.

 



4PM-6PM

Ripping & Folding Book Pages

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Spend some time turning old book pages into unique works of art!  Experimental artist Carol Maurer demonstrates how to creatively reuse old books.

 




Sunday, September 28



12PM

Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street
 
Shakespeare Stage Combat Demonstration
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents exciting stage combat demonstrations, with lessons for kids and families.



12PM-3PM

Ripping & Folding Book Pages

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Spend some time turning old book pages into unique works of art!  Experimental artist Carol Maurer demonstrates how to creatively reuse old books.

 



12PM-3PM

Create Your Own World

Top of the World Observational Level
401 E Pratt Street, 27th floor

Using various materials, create your own characters and stories with local artist Juliannah Francina.

 



12PM-6PM

National Aquarium’s Ocean Exploration Stage

National Aquarium
Area 10, near Pratt & Gay streets

The National Aquarium presents a full weekend of free programming for ocean and conservation enthusiasts of all ages!  Programming includes author appearances, special animal encounters, live music, interactive eco-programs and much more.

 



1PM

Shakespearean Flash Mob

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore Visitor Center Lawn, 100 Light Street

Join the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company for a live participatory reading of William Shakespeare’s famous St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V.





Special Events

When:

Sept 25-27, 2015
Fri-Sun: llam - 7pm

Where:

Baltimore Inner Harbor

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