Looking to go on a date night, moms’ night out or get-together with friends in the Maryland, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area? Check out the following special events that are worth your time — and the effort to get to there! Read ahead for some of the best events happening during the week of Oct. 2-9.
Be sure to call ahead or check event websites in case of last-minute cancellations or changes due to possible severe weather.
Chestertown Harry Potter Festival
Oct. 2-3. Harry Potter-themed events for all ages, children to adults. Check website for schedule and prices. Some activities free. Read more about the festival here. Various venues, Chestertown. chestertownhpfest.org
Leonardtown First Fridays
Entertainment, activities and more. Free. 5pm. Leonardtown Square, Leonardtown. visitstmarysmd.com
Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Traditional performances, art exhibits, live music, Latin-inspired dishes and more. Ages 21 and older. $10.95-17.45. 5-9pm. National Aquarium, Baltimore. aqua.org/afterdark
Click next below for events Saturday, Oct. 3-Friday, Oct. 9