Cheers to Baltimore! Join the Baltimore Fishbowl Team and your community at our first-annual “Baltimost” party! Celebrate the people, places, and things that make Baltimore unique on Sunday, October 27 at True Chesapeake Oyster Co. First, check out our Baltimost Award Winners: the 10 people, 10 places and 10 things that give Baltimore its character. Then, RSVP and come raise a glass (or two!) to the qualities that make Baltimore the authentic, creative, lovable place we’re proud to call home. Ticket price includes wine and beer, passed hors d’oeuvres, giveaways and of course, freshly shucked oysters! Buy your tickets now and plan for an unforgettable Sunday Funday celebrating Baltimost!
Fall festivals keep rolling this weekend, from Fells Point to Halethorpe. On the side of homegrown talent, check out DIY Fest and the always-filling ChiliBrew. On the stage and screen, there are the Black International Film Festival, podcasts and theater from the fringe.
In 2017, Baltimore City officials removed controversial public statues, including that of Andrew “Stonewall” Jackson and Robert E. Lee, which stood in Wyman Park Dell for 69 years. But what happens next? Who deserves a public monument? Whose stories should be told? And who decides? Join us to continue this ongoing conversation in a fun and unique way. Free.
Thrift-store addicts, sale searchers and fashionistas – make sure to stop by the Best Dressed Sale & Boutique, slated for Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27. A fundraising project from the Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, shoppers can browse through new and gently used designer and vintage clothing pieces, accessories and more from featured designers including Ralph Lauren, Tahari, Michael Kors, Prada, Lily Pulitzer and many others. A Preview party will be held on Thursday, October 24. Tickets can be purchased here. The Sale will continue from Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27. Shopping for a good cause is the best shopping!
Don’t miss the fall festival at the Village of Cross Keys! Bring the kids for face painting, cider, a petting zoo, pumpkin decorating, arts & crafts, tasty treats at The Pied Piper and, of course, fabulous fall shopping! It’s all happening tomorrow from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Village of Cross Keys.
What: Fall Festival at the Village at Cross Keys
When: Saturday, October 5 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: 5100 Falls Road, Baltimore 21210
Unified Community Connections, a nonprofit agency serving children and adults with disabilities, will hold its signature event, Hoodstock XVI, on Saturday, October 19. Hoodstock is considered to be an anti-black-tie charity event where guests “Just Say No to Black-Tie and Yes to Tie-Dye!”. This casual, laidback, family-friendly event features live music, good casual food, beer, and wine all for a modest ticket price. This concert fundraiser benefits Unified Community Connections and all they do to advance the independence of children and adults with disabilities. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Weekend Events Calendar: Doors Open Baltimore, Night Brunch Festival, Edgar Allan Poe Festival, PinBaltimore
Can you feel the weather changing? Does it make you want to open the doors? Well, that’s what Baltimore is doing this weekend. With Doors Open Baltimore, the city’s overlooked architectural wonders and creative spaces invite the public inside for tours.
Plus, check out brand new festivals on the calendar: Night Brunch Festival comes to Harbor Point for three days of brunch, and Sweaty Eyeballs celebrates animation at the Parkway. Over at Poe House, the beloved Baltimore author gets his own weekend celebration. Here’s the full schedule:
The Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital invite you to check out their collection of bridal lines, clothes and accessories at their Best Dressed Sale & Boutique. Browse dressy, corporate and casual fashions from featured designers including Ralph Lauren, Tahari, Michael Kors, Prada, Lily Pulitzer and many other. Brides, take advantage of the bridal lines that will be available – ALL $500! Beautiful evenings gowns, perfect for the mother-of-the-bride, starting at $35. Preview party will be held on Thursday, October 24. Tickets can be purchased here. The Sale will continue from Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27. Shop for less and all for a good cause.
Halt, Buzas & Powell invites all professionals involved in the nonprofit sector to their October Nonprofit Bites in Baltimore on Tuesday, October 22. The event will feature a presentation led by HBP partners Andy Powell and Marco Fernandes, where they will discuss what they have learned during the past nine months since the accounting standards update with focus on accounting for nonprofits. Following the update, Lewis Flax of Flax Associates will lead a workshop on how to turn corporate sponsors into corporate partners. Click here to buy your ticket.