Where: Mansion House, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Druid Hill Park
When: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Why: Listen to jazz, munch on yummies and show off your knowledge of 20th-century American literature at "James Baldwin Over Cocktails." Call 443-939-0368 or visit the National James Baldwin Literary Society's evening of merriment. Expect dramatic readings, jazz karaoke and, for the super intelligent, a Baldwin pop quiz.