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.
In the wake of the severe flooding that devastated Ellicott City’s Main Street, the second such disaster in less than two years, local businesses are hosting benefits to help the town get back on its feet. Already, Hysteria Brewing Company in Columbia held an event Monday to raise money for relief efforts.
Here’s a roundup of benefits in the coming days and weeks, including one that is pitching in to help people in West Baltimore affected by the flooding. We’ll try to update the list as we see more. If you are planning an event and would like it included, please email [email protected]
Hot Plate: Light City action, Lock House Craft Beer & Wine Festival, wine dinners, fundraisers & more
The weather has broken, Light City has returned and this week is as busy as it gets in terms of restaurant events. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the Baltimore food world.
With a successful capital campaign in the books, its very own signature beer shelf-ready and a new show all about the undead set to premiere in a matter of weeks, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society is ready to party. Tonight, the city’s DIY rock opera collective will do so in Roaring ’20s fashion with live bop, vintage cocktails and sumptuous attire for its annual Swanktacular fundraiser.
Thirteen months after being suddenly evicted from its longtime headquarters on the first floor of the Bell Foundry building, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society has successfully raised more than $75,000 to build a “forever home” and better secure its future.
“Iggy loved it,” LesLee Anderson recalled in a 2012 interview with City Paper. “I remember I was mopping the floor and he was standing against the bar saying, ‘This is a great rock ‘n’ roll bar—this is going to be a rocking night.'”
Local skateboarding prodigy-turned-professional Joey Jett spent the last year traveling the world and filming with two skateboarding icons. This Saturday, Jett will unveil their finished work at a fundraiser for a new skatepark at Rash Field.
One of Baltimore’s best boozy fundraisers of the spring has returned, relying upon a liquor with deep local roots to raise money for a great cause.