Weekend Events

First Maryland Foodie Fest Features Cooking Competitions, Maryland Restaurant Food Sampling


Maryland Foodie Fest

The Restaurant Association of Maryland will present the first Maryland Foodie Fest, a family-friendly food festival at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Maryland Foodie Fest will feature cooking competitions, food pairings and samples from restaurants throughout Maryland, craft beer and wine, vendors and live music.

The festival will host two cooking competitions—burgers and seafood—the only cooking competitions in Maryland sanctioned by the World Food Championships. Open to both home and professional chefs, the competitions will give participants the chance to win prize money and compete in the World Food Championships, the largest competition in food sport.

Weekend Events Calendar: HonFest, Tour Dem Parks, St. Nicholas Greek Folk Festival and more

HonFest. Photo via Facebook.

It’s the weekend of back-to-back events celebrating Baltimore neighborhoods, hon. HonFest is in Hampden and Boltonstock is in Bolton Hill, while Tour Dem Parks, Hon heads out on a bicycle tour of the city. Plus, outdoor concerts are back in full swing at Riverside Park, Patterson Park and Harbor Point, to name a few.

Weekend Events Calendar: Italian Festival, Blockenstein, Taste of 3 Cities and more

Taste of 3 Cities food truck festival. Image via Facebook.

Summer is here, so check out plenty of chances for outdoor festivals, running through the city or relaxing by the water. Plus, a massive yard sale in Highlandtown and the last Dr. Sketchy’s at Windup Space. Here’s a look:

Memorial Day Weekend Events Calendar: SoWeBo Arts and Music Festival, Brew at the Zoo, John Waters

The Sowebo Arts and Music Festival. Photo by Ed Linton.

Summer is upon us once again with the arrival of Memorial Day weekend. There are plenty of local events that don’t involve the beach, like one of the city’s most-loved neighborhood festivals in Hollins Market, a chance to imbibe among the animals and an event to buy herbs in the park.

The BMA Hosts Surrealism-Inspired Art After Hours this Friday, May 24


BMA - Art After Hours

Baltimore’s best art party is back this Friday, May 24, and celebrating the closing weekend of BMA’s special exhibitions Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s and Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg / Delights of an Undirected Mind. Come to Art After Hours for an evening of drinks, music, art-making, and late-night access to galleries and special exhibitions. Tickets ($25 adult or $20 BMA Members) include free admission to Monsters & Myths (regularly $15), as well as a free drink or food item, music, art-making, and late-night access to the galleries. Purchase your tickets here and kick off your summer at the best art party.

Weekend Events Calendar: Preakness, MICA Art Walk, Maryland Craft Beer Fest and more

Pimlico Race Course on Preakness day. Photo by World Red Eye.

This weekend, Preakness brings plenty of events to town with fireworks on Friday right and the race itself on Saturday. Elsewhere, imbibe craft beer and mac ‘n cheese, or take a look at the work of MICA students before they graduate.

Weekend Events Calendar: Maryland Film Festival, Fells Point Jazz and Art Festival, Mother’s Day and more

The Parkway Theatre hosts the Maryland Film Festival. Image via Facebook.

There’s plenty of spring shopping on the agenda this weekend, whether it’s with Charm City Craft Mafia at UNION Craft Brewing or the flora at Cylburn Arboretum. Maryland Film Festival has plenty of new flicks, while Fells Point and Remington each celebrate neighborhood creativity. Enjoy:

Live Baltimore’s Spring Trolley Tour this Saturday, May 11


Live Baltimore Trolley Tour

Make Baltimore home. Join Live Baltimore for a comprehensive introduction of Baltimore city living with their Trolley Tour on May 11 from 8:30am – 1pmLive Baltimore’s Trolley Tours are homebuying incentive events offered throughout the year. Discover the city with a narrated bus tour of more than 10 neighborhoods, meet with real estate experts and community organizations, sit-in on expert-led workshops, preview homes for sale AND become eligible for $5,000 toward the purchase of a new home. Thirty Buying Into Baltimore $5,000 incentive awards are available following this event. Fall in love with a Baltimore neighborhood while qualifying for the $5,000 Buying Into Baltimore incentive to buy a house to call home.

Mark Your Calendars – Jeff Snyder is Back at Citron Restaurant and Bar, Saturday June 29


Back by popular demand, Citron Restaurant and Bar is pleased to announce the return of Jeff Snyder and his band on Saturday, June 29. Hitting the stage at 7pm, “Jeff Snyder and Friends” will perform three hours of live music. The 6 piece band, which features professional musicians, plays a mix of Americana— jazz, blues, rock, folk—while playing Grateful Dead hits like Truckin’, Casey Jones and Sugar Magnolia. Enjoy tasty drinks and delicious food while grooving to the live tunes. Reserve your spot now at one of BALTIMORE’s BEST Restaurants www.citronbaltimore.com or call 410-363-0900.