If you're in Baltimore for the Grand Prix or you're simply a local looking for something to do, there's plenty to keep you occupied: driver appearances, concerts, attractions and more.
Adobe Road Wine Dinner: With champion driver Marc Bunting and others competing in the Baltimore Grand Prix. Preview the Team Baltimore Racing show car. Wednesday, Morton's The Steakhouse, 300 S. Charles St. $125. mortons.com
Dario Franchitti: Appearing 6-9 p.m. Friday at Radcliffe Jewelers, 1848 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville. He’ll be promoting the TW Steel line of watches. The event will also feature an auction benefiting The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai. RSVP required; email name, phone and any guests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Free concerts at Power Plant Live: Race week kickoff party with Lost in Paris, the Philly party band, on Thursday. HyJinx (rock/dance cover band): Friday (gates open 6 p.m.). 34 Market Place. powerplantlive.com
Grand Prix Meet and Greet at Hard Rock Cafe: Doug Rockwell, Planeside, 8 Ohms and a DJ performance by Chris Vrenna; IndyCar driver meet & greets; silent auction to benefit Al Unser Jr. Children’s Charitable Foundation and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Friday, 601 E. Pratt St. Free. hardrock.com/baltimore
Grand Prix Kickoff: Olivia Newton-John & Terrell Owens co-host Pink and Blue for Two: Performances by Newton-John and Kelly Bell Band; auctions. Benefits cancer awareness. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; meet-and-great 6:30 p.m. Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. $45-$500. pb42.com
Grand Prix Child Race Car Giveaway: You can enter to win a pint-sized Grand Prix race car through Sept. 6 at the Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light St.
Discounts and free admission
Free admission: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday: Baltimore Museum of Industry; American Visionary Art Museum; Reginald F. Lewis Museum; Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum; Maryland Science Center; Geppi’s Entertainment Museum; others.
Zoo Prix (corrected): Drive Out the Animal in You!: Racing-themed events at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Saturday-Sunday. Buy-one-get-one-50-percent-off admission (discount not available to general public). marylandzoo.org