Hugh Laurie - September 3-4.
Rams Head On Stage, 33 West St., Annapolis. 8 p.m. 410-268-4545. ramsheadonstage.com.You know him as Dr. House, but he has ditched the cane and is taking on piano, guitar, and lead vocal duties with his New Orleans- blues-style Copper Bottom Band.
Into the Wild–Live - September 7.
Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson. 7 p.m. 410-396-7102. marylandzoo.org.TV host and wildlife adventurer “Jungle Jack” Hanna brings his love of animals—and the animals themselves—to town for a night of storytelling to benefit the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
BSO Gala Concert with Renée Fleming - September 15.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. 8:30 p.m. 410-783-8000. bsomusic.org. Legendary soprano Renée Fleming performs arias from her favorite operas as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein selections at this annual black-tie gala and concert.
Constitution Day, We the People: Freedom of Assembly and Political Speech - September 20.
MICA Brown Center, Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave. 7 p.m. 410-669-9200. fyi.mica.edu.Noted scholar Cornel West headlines this free symposium brought to you by MICA and the ACLU of Maryland and inspired by the Occupy movement protests.
Baltimore Book Festival - September 28-30.
Mt. Vernon Pl., 600 block of N. Charles St. Fri.-Sat. 12-8 p.m., Sun. 12-7 p.m. 877-BALTIMORE. baltimorebookfestival.org. Bibliophiles unite for this 17th annual celebration of literary arts and culture featuring readings, book signings, workshops, and kids’ activities.
For a full listing of events in September, check out our online events calendar.