Weekend picks: Johns Hopkins events roundup for Dec. 8-10
Grab a donut before getting your holiday shopping done, and finish off the weekend with one of many musical performances
In only two short weeks, you'll be wrapping up the fall semester and heading into winter vacation. Until then, it's important to attend all of your classes, begin to prepare for final exams, and make sure to leave some time for fun study breaks. This weekend's lineup of musical performances and entertainment will give you everything you need to succeed.
A GOOD CAUSE
Global Brigades Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser
Friday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | The Breezeway
Sink your teeth into a fresh-baked donut while supporting Global Brigades, who require medicine and supplies for their trips to work in impoverished communities in Honduras.
ALL ABOUT THE HOLIDAYS
HopkinsLocal Holiday Fair
Friday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Turner Concourse
Missed the first fair? Here's your second chance. 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.
BRING THE POPCORN
Screening of Streetwise
Friday at 7 p.m. | Impact Hub Baltimore
JHU Film Society and Impact Hub host a screening of the 1984 film that follows the lives of several homeless teenagers. Streetwise is directed by Martin Bell, and its riveting story is by Cheryl McCall. Bring pillows, a blanket, and of course—popcorn.
The Physics of Star Wars
Saturday at 2 p.m. | JHU Barnes & Noble
Explore the physics behind the world of Star Wars, with engaging topics and accessible information that shows how we're closer than ever before to creating technology from the galaxy far, far away. This talk with author Patrick Johnson is perfect for every Star Wars fan.
Johns Hopkins Entertainers Club Fall Show
Sunday at 8 p.m. | Keyser Quad
JHEC brings you the magic of Disney during their fall show titled "Disney on Fire." Warm up with hot chocolate as they perform with fire to everyone's favorite Disney songs.
EXPLORE THE ARTS
Baltimore Youth Film Arts Open House with walk-in workshops
Saturday, 1–5 p.m. | TouchPoint at Mondawmin Mall
This open house features walk-in videography and photography workshops. There will also be a storytelling booth, photographic portraits, food, drink, and door prizes.
MUSIC TO YOUR EARS
The Gilman Underground: Is Everyone Here Make-Believe?
Saturday at 8:30 p.m. | Arellano Theater
This night of angst; obnoxious references to '80s teen movies; and melancholy reflections of love, life, and favorite days of the week will feature songs by Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Set It Off, and more. Get ready to travel back in time.
Jubilee Praise Night
Sunday at 5 p.m. | Mattin Center
The JHU Gospel Choir will take you to church during their fall concert titled "Let's Just Praise the Lord." Refreshments will be provided.
Humming Jay Fall 2017 concert: Smooth Criminal
Sunday at 6:30 p.m. | Bloomberg Center
The smoothest mix of Korean and American music—period.
Music Dynasty Fall Concert
Sunday at 8 p.m. | Arellano Theater
Music Dynasty, JHU's cultural Chinese a cappella group, will be performing a variety of popular English and Chinese songs.
For a full lineup of events this weekend and beyond, visit the Hub's events calendar.