Don’t Miss Cylburn Arboretum’s Market Day This Weekend

Wagons at Cylburn
Photo by Kathy Hudson.

Don’t miss Market Day, Cylburn Arboretum’s plant sale and festival, Friday, May 6th from 4:30-7:30 (preview party) and Saturday, May 7th from 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. The Preview Party costs $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Enjoy free parking, wine and beer, music and food trucks on Friday. Saturday’s Market Day is free and it is a great time to load up on plants for the season (purchase plants on Friday night, too!). Park on the grounds for $10, park on the street, or take a free shuttle from the KIPP school.

‘Be a Hero’ and Support the Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s Annual Event



Join Baltimore Child Abuse Center on Friday, May 13 at Harbor East restaurant Pazo as it celebrates members of the Baltimore community for their commitment to keeping children safe from sexual abuse, trauma, and other adverse childhood experiences.

Girl Scouts Celebrate Local Women Leaders at Annual Event, April 21


Girls Scouts distinguished women 2016

Maryland State Delegate Adrienne Jones among those honored at Distinguished Women’s Award Celebration 

The Girl Scouts’ 2016 Distinguished Women’s Award Celebration takes place Thursday, April 21 at the Baltimore Country Club from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The event is open to the public and includes light fare and both a silent and live auction. Money raised at the event benefit local Girl Scout programs. This year, the event focuses on Girl Scouts of Central Maryland’s community programs, which include In-School programming for girls in grades K-8. Currently, the council provides in 66 local schools programs on anti-bullying, financial literacy, and STEM. For tickets, sponsorships or general information about the event, contact Berit Killingstad, Major Gifts Officer, at [email protected].

The 2016 Distinguished Women Honorees:    

Don’t Miss ‘Hats & Horses’ to Benefit Kennedy Krieger



Elegant woman with her beautiful hat at the Prix de Diane, France

Break out the mint juleps, bow ties, and big hats! Don’t Miss Hats and Horses, a night of dinner, dancing, and gaming, at the Baltimore Country Club on May 6 from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. to benefit the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Creative Alliance Turns 21! Celebrate at Leeloo’s Lounge Party


Marquee Ball

It’s time for the Creative Alliance’s Marquee Ball, and Leeloo’s Lounge Party is the best part of the night! With exclusive performances throughout The Patterson, heavy hors d’oeuvres, specialty drinks, beer & wine, and more it is sure to be the best party of the year.  Entry to the Deep Space Dance Party included in the $90 ticket price! Support our creative community and buy your tickets today.

Purchase tickets, here.
Advanced purchase of tickets suggested. 

Celebrate Fat Tuesday NOLA-Style at the Mt. Vernon Marketplace



Join us for Fat Tuesday at Mount Vernon Marketplace! Live FREE JAZZ by Big Bertha’s Rhythm Kings, Craw Fish Boil @ The Local Oyster. Come in wearing your best masquerade mask and win prizes from our amazing vendors! All Night Drink & Food Specials… this is a must!

BMA Looks to Nightlife with Art After Hours

Photo via Baker Artist Awards
Photo via Baker Artist Awards

catch of the day fish (2)A new after-work party spot is debuting in Baltimore next week. The Baltimore Museum of Art is opening its doors for fun among the galleries.

Baltimore Will Have a Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve

via Game/Facebook
via Game/Facebook

catch of the day fish (2)Maryland is home to plenty of interesting object drops to ring in the New Year. There’s the crab in Easton, the Princess Anne muskrat, and we can’t forget the Hagerstown doughnut. Baltimore has the Disco Ball Drop in Hampden. And this year, a new bar is set to add another descending doodad that’s recognizable to all viewers of all ages.

Panache Shows Off Its Brand New Look




Crowds turned out last night to see the new and improved Panache at Green Spring Station.

Baltimore Design School Hosts Back to School Rally – Opens Doors to All


Screen-Shot-2013-12-11-at-3.44.26-PM-210x110“Unofficial” end of Baltimore Design Week at Award Winning Facility Celebrates students, families and supporters

Baltimore Design School (BDS), Maryland’s only transformation school dedicated to preparing middle and high school students for careers in design, is hosting its first major back to school rally on October 24, 12noon – 3pm, at the school’s award winning facility in state-of-the-art educational facility in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District. The event, hosted by BDS’ Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is open to the public; interested parents, future students and potential supporters are encouraged to attend.