Weekend Plans: Nov.21-24

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Make plans for the weekend! Here is Baltimore Style’s lineup of great events around the area between Thursday and Sunday.

Thursday 

Stoop Storytelling: In Search of Safety

In this special event, the Charm City-based live storytelling series zeroes in on a controversial topic: forced migration. Refugees and advocates share stories that will break down stereotypes and foster empathy. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library Branch, 7 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org

Zora’s Den Reading Series – “In Our Own Words” @ TheEubie

Every month, the Eubie Blake Center gathers some extraordinary writers, hoping to share their wisdom and provide a transformative experience. With this month’s lineup, get ready to walk away empowered, motivated and reaffirmed. Authors include Tracy Chiles McGhee, Bilphena Yahwon, Teri Cross Davis, and Katia D. Ulysse. Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, 6-8 p.m. Free. eubieblake.org

Friday 

Grown Up Field Trip: The Force

Travel to a galaxy far, far away — this after-hours event is more than worth the trip. From a Chewbacca Roar Competition to a build-your-own light saber workshop, the Maryland Science Center is on a mission to make the biggest Star War fans geek out. Maryland Science Center, 7-9:30 p.m. $30. mdsci.org. Through November 22

‘Where I’m From’

Baltimore raised Derrick Adams returns for his first solo show of work, Adams has exhibited around the world, but for his hometown unveiled new works that depict scenes from his childhood here. Baltimore City Hall Gallery. baltimorecity.gov

Mass of Creation

More than 30 local vendors make holiday shopping easy at this makers market that benefits St. Francis of Assisi School in Baltimore. St. Francis of Assisi School, 3617 Harford Road, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Suggested donation: $3 and a canned good. sfa-school.org

Saturday

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Baltimore Whiskey Festival

Fan of spirit tasting? Well you’re in luck because the Baltimore Whiskey Festival has come! Dress your best and enjoy over 100+ different whiskies from around the world. As well as meet some of the distillers, and other whiskey experts. Tickets $89. drinkeatwhiskey.com

Baltimore’s Cranksgiving

Before you give thanks, it’s important to give back. That’s why Bikemore is holding its 5th annual one-of-kind food drive, which combines food donation, a scavenger hunt and a bike ride. Bring canned goods and a bike, and you may just walk away with a trophy. Charm City Meadworks, noon–6:30 p.m. Free. bikemore.net

Sunday

Pre-Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck

If your family is meat-free, you’re probably used to feeling a bit left out on Turkey Day. That’s why the Vegetarian Resource Group is holding this community potluck! Bring a vegan dish to share and canned food to donate to those in need. North Baltimore Mennonite Church, 5-7 p.m. $5. vrg.org

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