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Your Weekend: Orioles Chase Pennant, Hampdenfest Returns

Tickets are in demand for the Orioles' four-game set against the New York Yankees.

All weekend

The Baltimore Orioles take on the New York Yankees for a pivotal four-game set. The Orioles are in the driver's seat on their way to what could be their first postseason appearance since the Clinton administration. Get your tickets in advance—Thursday's game, which includes the dedication of Cal Ripken Jr.'s statue, is sold out.

Friday

Wildlife expert and television personality Jack Hanna will in a fundraiser for the Maryland Zoo.

The Arc Baltimore invites the neighbors over for at its offices in Stoneleigh.

Saturday

Excelsior! Baltimore Comic-Con returns, as does special guest Stan Lee, the revered "Spider-Man" creator and godfather of Marvel Comics. The convention is Saturday and Sunday, but Lee will only be there Saturday.

Environmental engineer and former astronaut Mary Cleave talks about her time in orbit for at Towson University.

Hampdenfest takes over the Avenue with music, games, a toilet race and The Great Baltimore Mac Off.

Learn how to paddle at Oregon Ridge Park.

The Fire Museum of Maryland honors county service and military personnel with . Check out antique fire vehicles and peruse the fire museum's flea market.

The Legwarmers, an '80s tribute band, performs at Rams Head Live.

Visit the Ukrainian Festival at Patterson Park on Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday

Join the and one-mile fun walk in Towson.

Towson University president Maravene Loeschke and husband Richard Gillespie (a retired Towson drama professor) will perform A.R. Gurney's Pulitzer-winning play.

What are you doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

Dave September 06, 2012 at 04:15 PM
I've read many people say part of the reason for low turnout at O's games is the crappy economy. Well I'd like to do the PR arm of the O's organization a favor. Does everyone know that you can get $4.00 tickets to next week's Tuesday and Thursday games against Tampa Bay? Not sure about Wednesday, but I would assume it's the same. Come on Baltimore, head to The Yard next week. And let's spank the skankees this week. Go O's

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