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Image caption: May 30 // Raise a glass to Fruitful Brews as the 17th annual Evening of Traditional Beverages salutes the comeback of age-old farmhouse beverages. The program—on the lawn at Homewood Museum—includes remarks by Nina Beth Cardin of the Baltimore Orchard Project, author/beer authority Rob Kasper, and Corey Polyoka, chief mixologist at Woodberry Kitchen. Tastings of regional artisanal brews and ciders. $45/$35 members. Must be 21. Reservations by May 27, online through Brown Paper Tickets or by calling the museum at 410-516-5589. 6 to 8 p.m.

May 7

The Peabody Computer Music Consort performs a free concert in Peabody's Leith Symington Griswold Hall. 7:30 p.m.

May 10

The Homewood Art Workshops' annual end-of-year studio show and reception showcases student work. F. Ross Jones Building, Mattin Center. 3 to 6 p.m.

May 11

Under the baton of Harlan D. Parker, the Peabody Youth Orchestra performs works by Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Berlioz, Rimsky-Korsokov, and Tchaikovsky. Free. Peabody's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

May 15

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens executive director Kate Markert explores in The House Beautiful lecture series how the cereal heiress and art collector Marjorie Merriweather Post produced one of the most exquisite domestic environments of her time. Evergreen Museum & Library. $20/$15 members and full-time students with valid ID. Advance tickets recommended; 410-516-0341. 6:30 p.m.

May 21

National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Chick Corea, an 18-time Grammy winner, performs a solo piano concert in the Jazz at the Johns Hopkins Club series. $45/$22.50 students. For tickets, go to http://peabodyjazz.org/HopkinsClub. 8:30-9:30 p.m. and 10-11 p.m.

May 23

The entrants will be off and waddling when first-year medical students run their annual Turtle Derby, a fundraiser for Child Life and the Perkins Daycare Center. Peterson Courtyard of the new clinical buildings, East Baltimore. 12:30 p.m.

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