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Weekend picks: Johns Hopkins events roundup for Dec. 1-3

There are plenty of events on campus this weekend—here are our favorites

This weekend ushers in the beginning of December. Snowfall, twinkling lights, holiday gift-giving, and final exams are not far off. Make time for any one of these campus events before hunkering down in the library to study.


HopkinsLocal Holiday Fair
Friday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Glass Pavilion
Get all of your holiday shopping done in one place while supporting the local businesses that help Baltimore thrive. This year's fair will feature unique gifts, crafts, arts, clothing, and more. There will be hot cocoa and cookies for shoppers and the opportunity to enter raffles.


Love, Loss and What I Wore
All weekend | Merrick Barn
This play features monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes, and memories covering all of the important topics—mothers, prom dresses, hating purses, and wearing black. Grab a friend and pick a showtime to attend.

Sirens A Capella concert
Friday at 7 p.m. | Bloomberg Center
Blast off to space as the Sirens, JHU's only all-female a cappella group, host their 2017 winter concert themed "Space Odyssey." They'll perform songs by Rihanna, Queen, Ed Sheeran, and more.

Thoroughfare's open mic night
Friday at 7 p.m. | Gilman Hall
Thoroughfare Magazine will host a night of prose, poetry, and artwork during an open mic. Go see your fellow Blue Jays get creative.

Adoremus Fall Concert: The Journey Home
Saturday at 4 p.m. | Bloomberg Center
JHU's premiere Christian a cappella group will serenade you with songs by Tori Kelly, NF, Carrie Underwood, and more.


Hoopy Holiday is an annual event in Goldfarb Gym that celebrates the end of the fall semester and the start of winter, while supporting the men's and women's basketball teams here at JHU. There will be free t-shirts for students at both games, a hot cocoa bar, holiday cookies, a photo booth with Jay, and the opportunity to write letters to children at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. You can also win prizes during the ugly sweater, snowman layup, and SANTA (holiday version of HORSE) contests.

Show your school spirit and participate in Hoopy Holiday during these match-ups:

Women's basketball vs. Muhlenberg
Saturday at 2 p.m. | White Athletic Center

Men's basketball vs. Muhlenberg
Saturday at 4 p.m. | White Athletic Center


SuperSmash the Patriarchy
Friday at 5 p.m. | Mattin Center
The Digital Media Center is looking to expand its video game programming and is hosting this focus group to learn more about students' thoughts on gaming communities and spaces. The event will feature group gaming stations, small group discussions, and free pizza.

First Sunday Sundaes
Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. | MSE Q-Level
The HOP will give out free ice cream while you learn about upcoming events such as speaker Hasan Minhaj and the Hopkins tradition, the Lighting of the Quads.

For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar.

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