Happening Saturday: LatinoFest, 'The 7th Voyage of Sinbad,' and more

-LatinoFest: Baltimore owes a lot to its Latino community, including 35 years of summer festivals bringing Latin music and dance, art displays, kid stuff, and utterly mouth-watering (and mouth-inflaming) food to Patterson Park. This year, check out salsa music from Eddie Montalvo and Pichie Perez and bomba music from Yagüembé. If you’re not already familiar with Latin dance moves, we recommend checking out a few YouTube tutorials before you embarrass yourself. Noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Patterson Park, Eastern and Linwood avenues, (410) 563-3160, latinofest.org, $7 for adults, free for children ages 12 and under. (Maura Callahan)

-"The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad": As a kid, the charm of ornate stop-motion special-effects man Ray Harryhausen had a hold on us any time it would pop up on cable television—in part, we think, because we could see the seams and how the creatures were sculpted and moved and were manipulated and how some of the trick photography was accomplished, such as, say, a regular-sized woman standing in front of  a projection of footage of a regular-sized dude, making her look small and the dude like a giant. It stood in contrast to the impressive and smoothed-out computer graphics of "Jurassic Park" (which also blew our minds in the third grade) because it gave us illusions of being able to do this stuff ourselves. "The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad," a 1958 technicolor effects-fest full of cyclops and skeletons and swashbuckling, is one of Harryhausen's most inventive vehicles for his clever, occasionally rickety effects. Still, ignore the antedeluvian old-heads who'll tell you this stuff is inherently better than say, modern CGI—it's not better, it's just a different kind of aesthetic experience, man. 10 a.m., The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Road, (410) 323-4424, thesenatortheatre.com, $5. (Brandon Soderberg)

-Community Campout in the Dell: Much as we love the city, there's something to be said for getting away from the tall buildings and busy streets, and because we don’t own a car, that means venturing to Baltimore's various parks. But sometimes you really need to commune with nature in a way that a dog walk or cookout can't provide, and that typically involves heading out to the forest in the county. Not so tonight, when people will be having a campout in lovely Wyman Park Dell (as seen on "House of Cards"). Adults and kids are welcome. Activities include dinner, a campfire and marshmallows, and a shadow puppet show. Most importantly, you'll be surrounded by trees and have the starry sky above your head. It's not quite Yellowstone, but it will do. 5 p.m., Wyman Park Dell, 3000 N. Charles St., dellcampout2015.brownpapertickets.com, $10, children $3. (Brandon Weigel)

-From the Short List: Vibraphonist Warren Wolf performs for the second night in a row at An die Musik Live. The Creative Alliance at The Patterson presents a bachata dance party with Bachata Plus. Chart-topping rapper Wiz Khalifa and chart-topping emo band Fall Out Boy bond over a shared love of tight jeans on their The Boys Of Zummer Tour at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Harford County powerviolence duo Uncle Buck plays the Sidebar with Clay Davis, Organ Trail, and more. Black Rose Metal Heart Promotions presents Flight Of The Valkyries 7: Summer Scorcher at the Metro Gallery with bands Brave, Flames Of Fury, Sekengard, and Palaceburn. Spirit Caravan and Apostle of Solitude play the second night of the Maryland Doom Fest at Café 611. Lukey The Bird, a Philadelphia singer whose bio horrifyingly describes him as “If John Mayer, Frank Ocean & Macklemore built a nest and laid an egg,” performs at the 8x10. Don't miss: Pasadena, the reggae rock band from Pasadena, Maryland, holds a release party for its new album "Hurricane" at Tin Roof. (Al Shipley)

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