CVCA can help spread the word about your meeting or event here on our website and in our weekly E-newsletter*. Examples include: nonprofit and neighborhood organizations that promote quality of life, provide information and resources, or support safety across Charles Village and our neighboring communities.

Interested in business advertising? Contact to advertise in our print newsletter, The Charles Villager.

CVCA is a volunteer organization committed to amplifying community events in a timely manner. As a courtesy to our community partners, CVCA posts events on its calendar and publishes the weekly E-newsletter on Tuesdays. Submit events by Monday for publication that week.


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*Submitting this form is not a guarantee of publication. Check with individual organizations for any updates or cancellations.

Upcoming Events


The CVCA issues the Villager five times a year. This includes a special holiday edition and an expanded spring edition to coincide with the Charles Village Festival (the first weekend of June). Inquiries about the Villager should be directed to Sandy Sparks. 


Since 1981, CVCA has published The Charles Villager newsletter thanks to the strong, sustaining support of advertisers. CVCA publishes 5 issues totaling 5,500 copies annually. For more information about The Charles Villager, please contact Sandy Sparks, Designer/Editor at 410.980.5844 or

To advertise, please contact John Spurrier, Advertising Manager at

The Charles Villager Online

Villager archives coming soon!

Recurring Events



Greater Charles Village in North Central Baltimore invites you to visit festively-decorated and artistically-furnished homes from grand 1890s three-story to 1910s two-story porch fronts. Includes admission to JHU's 1800s Homewood House Museum. Enjoy a diversity of holiday hospitality along the way. Benefits the VLP and CVCA. Tour begins at the 1896 Village Learning Place at 2521 St. Paul Street. On street parking.


Charles Village Music Series

May - October

Thanks to our sponsors, neighbors can enjoy free live music at the Waverly Commons, Peabody Heights Brewery Beer Garden, Wyman Park Dell, and other spaces throughout Greater Charles Village. Join us to hear a live band and hang out with neighbors. Family friendly. For more information, please contact John Spurrier at 410-303-2400. For specific dates and times, please subscribe to our E-news or visit the Charles Village Music Facebook Page.

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The first weekend in June, Wyman Park Dell is the place for live music, a beer and wine garden, food galore, Artisan’s Alley, business vendors, kids’ and family activities, and a 5K Race. The Charles Village Community Foundation presents this annual festival in partnership with CVCA, Charles Village Recreation League, Friends of Wyman Park Dell, and the Village Learning Place. Please see their website, here.



Each year, more than 200 visitors tour the great diversity of beautiful backyard gardens on Sunday of the Charles Village Festival. The Garden Walk showcases an eclectic range of styles throughout the neighborhood, from conservation gardens to urban chic, established gems, and those just beginning their green journeys.

Visit the Charles Village Garden Walk Facebook page to learn more or to share YOUR garden with visitors.



Organized yearly by the Village Learning Place, the Spaghetti Disco is always a fun event to dance the night away and eat a lot of spaghetti. Disco attire and smiles are encouraged. Family friendly.

Visit the VLP's website to learn more about this signature event!



Night Out


This is a nationwide affirmation of the role of community in preventing crime. Please join your neighbors in this powerful statement that cohesive communities are healthier and safer communities. Typically several gatherings are scheduled in the Northern Police District, including through the Charles Village Civic Association hosted at Saint Philip and James Church, 2801 N. Charles St on the first Tuesday in August. 

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