A three-day holiday weekend quickly approaches, and several outstanding events and activities will be held at a venue near you.
Fitness at the Overlea
Where/When: Back-to-School Week at Universal Fitness at the Overlea Event Center, 6809 Belair Rd. on Friday at noon.
Why go: A comfortable atmosphere with the chance to work out under expert guidance, with Latin music and fitness gurus.
Price: $5 is the usual price, but this week students are free.
The Baltimore Grand Prix
Where/When: All weekend, Grand Prix events will take place at 323 West Camden Street in Baltimore.
Why go: The 2011 Baltimore Grand Prix will be a full three days of racing and entertainment. It will feature five professional car races: The IZOD Indycar series, the American LeMans series (ALMS), the Firestone Indy Lights series, the Star Mazda, and the USF2000 Series.
Price: Pricing varies—click here to buy tickets.
Blake Shelton at the State Fair
Where/When: Saturday night at 7 p.m., see Blake Shelton perform at the Maryland State Fair.
Why go: This country music singer and recent television singing coach on NBC's The Voice will perform with Chris Young at the Racetrack Infield. Gates will open at 5:30 pm. These guys are current favorites in the world of country music.
Price: Tickets are $42.50, including admission to the fair. The concert will be held rain or shine.
Movie Night at Honeygo
Where/When: Honeygo Run Regional Park, at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday
Why go: A family-friendly Saturday night showing of the movie Tangled. Activities begin at 7:40 p.m. with face painting, balloon sculptors, games, giveaways and more!
Labor Day Party at the Bowman
Where/When: The Bowman Restaurant will host this holiday weekend celebration at 8 p.m. on Sunday evening.
Why go: Stop by the Bowman Restaurant to celebrate Labor Day! Enjoy live music by Plaid Anxiety, top-rated food and delicious drinks.
Price: Varies with purchase—see the menu and drink list on the website linked above.
Karaoke at Overlea Station
Where/When: On Sunday, from 5 to 9 p.m., Overlea Station will host its regular karaoke night.
Why go: This sports-oriented neighborhood gathering spot with great food is a great place to visit in celebration of this extended weekend.
Price: Varies according to purchase.