October date night ideas: Events and things to do in Maryland

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14 SaturdayNight of the living zoo

Good Beer Festival
Oct. 14-15. Over 100 breweries, live music, games and more. $10-60. 12:30pm. Pemberton Park, Salisbury. Goodbeerfestival.com

Das Best Oktoberfest
Over 150 domestic, international and local beers and wines, German food, live music and more. $39. 2-6pm. M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore. dasbestoktoberfest.com/homepage

Midnight at the Masquerade
Dinner, drinks and mystery show. Ticket prices TBA. 7-9:30pm. 4901 Eastern Ave, Baltimore. 888-643-2583, murdermysterydinnerbaltimore.com

Harvest Bash
Sparkling lights, fire pits, mums and pumpkins in the greenhouse and gardens. Seasonal foods and cocktails, live music, auctions, craft beverage tastings, shopping and more. $100. 7pm. Providence Center's Greenhouse and Gardens, Arnold. 410-766-2212, providencecenter.com

The Walters Party
Celebrate The Walters' renowned collection of ancient Egyptian art. Open bar, light fare, dessert and dancing. $115. 9pm-midnight. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. Thewalters.org

19 Thursday

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
Celebration of pop music’s Michael Jackson. $39.50. 8pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. 410-268-4545, ramsheadlive.com

20 Friday

Romeo and Juliet
Oct. 20-22. Ballet Theatre celebrates Shakespeare with the love story Romeo & Juliet told through the fusion of dance, literature and Prokofiev’s magnificent musical masterpiece. $30-52. Check website for showtimes. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org

21 Saturday

Wine On The Water
Oct. 21-22. Wine and food festival featuring wineries, breweries, food, artisans and more. $20-40. Noon-5pm. Kurtz's Beach, Pasadena. 410-255-1280, wineonthewaterfest.com

27 Friday

Zombie Outbreak Hike
Hike led by zombie naturalists. Then build a fire and make s’mores. BYOB event. $10; $5 if you come dressed as a zombie. 5-8pm. Carrie Murray Nature Center, Baltimore. carriemurraynaturecenter.org

FACES – Glitz & Gloss
Gourmet food, wine, live and silent auctions, youth-inspired art and live music. Fundraiser to support Maryland’s at-risk children and youth. $125. 6-10pm. M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore. 410-744-7310, thechildrenshome.net/calendar/faces-event-2

Designer Pasta Dishes
A cooking session featuring pasta and sauces from Chef Alba Johnson. $45. 6:30-8:30pm. Whole Foods Market, Annapolis. 410-573-1800, wholefoodsmarket.com

Maggie Rose
Maggie Rose performs live. $22.50. 8pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. 410-268-4545, ramsheadonstage.com

Night of the Living Zoo
Adults-only Halloween party. Craft beer, fare from popular D.C. food trucks, a spooktacular costume contest, performance artists and a DJ dance party. $40. 6:30-10pm. National Zoo, Washington, D.C. nationalzoo.si.edu

Inherit the Wind
Select days Oct. 27-Nov. 26. This play brings to life the story of the Scopes “Monkey” trial. $38. Check website for showtimes. Compass Rose Theatre, Annapolis. Compassrosetheater.org

28 Saturday

Maryland Deathfest: Days of Darkness Festival
Oct. 28-29. Death Metal music festival featuring Manilla Road, Dance with the Dead and others. $52. 1pm. Rams Head Live!, Baltimore. 410-244-1131, ramsheadlive.com

Burlesque-A-Pades Halloween Spooktacular
The Pontani Sisters perform their choreographed burlesque show. Costumes welcome. $22.50. 8pm. Rams Head On Stage, Annapolis. 410-268-4545, ramsheadonstage.com

31 Tuesday

Halloween WhoDunit
Starring stand-up comedians and 98 Rock regulars, Joe Robinson, Rob Maher, Tommy Sinbazo and the audience. This is an interactive spooky spectacular. Costumes encouraged. Food and drink available for purchase. $22.50. 7pm. Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis. ramsheadonstage.com

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