Attend a cultural festival, learn all about bubbles, go to an art exhibit about the global impact of tobacco, see artwork created by Black artists, or go to a rock concert.
Feel like you’re in Europe without leaving the state at the 122nd annual Maryland German Festival at the Maryland state fairgrounds, 2200 York Road Timonium, in the 4H building. Raise a stein of ale, eat bratwurst and schnitzel. You can listen to traditional music by Mountain Xpress. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, students with ID and military with ID and kids under 12 are free with a paying adult. md-germans.org
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kids can learn all about bubbles at Bubble Days at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street. Create your own bubble solution, put a hole in a bubble without popping it and more. Admission prices are $25.95 for adults, $24,95 for seniors, $19.95 for children 3 to 12 and free to members. mdsci.org
Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
Artist Beatrice Glow explores the profound effect tobacco has had on the world in “Beatrice Glow: Once the Smoke Clears.” The exhibit features silk textiles, VR sculptures, watercolors, scent experience and more. Go to the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. The museum is free and open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday. artbma.org
Through Oct. 2
Experience an art exhibit that explores Black creatives at “In-Ordinary: Understanding the Extraordinary Layers,” at the Black Genius Art Show, 100 North Eutaw Street. The gallery is open noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and special hours on Sunday. theblackgeniusartshow.com
Through July 22
Be sure to catch Canadian rockers Barenaked Ladies for the “Last Summer On Earth Tour” at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Avenue. The band is known for hit songs “One Week,” “Pinch Me” and the theme song for the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Showtime is from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Ticket prices range from $60 to $144. concerts.livenation.com
Wednesday 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.