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Chef's Expressions Wine Dinners
Gramercy Mansion
Enjoy a fabulous, elegant dinner paired with amazing wines. Great for a special date night...Treat someone you love to a memorable evening.

Visit www.ChefsExpressions.com for full schedule of wine dinners and complete menus


Sept 26-27 National Harbor
October 11- M& T Stadium Parking Lot Baltimore
Full Details Das Best OktoberFest


September 26-November 1


Saturday, September 27th
..featuring Paws on Parade Fundraising Walk-a-thon, is a dog day extravaganza for pets and pet lovers! Held by Baltimore Humane Society, it benefits the homeless animals at its no-kill shelter in Reisterstown. This Family Fun day includes activities, games, dog swimming, events, food, and contests galore.Visit www.dogfest.org for more info.


Farm to Chef Maryland
Monday, September 29 The AVAM
Farm to Chef is a local culinary competition that benefits Days of Taste. Thirty of the most talented Maryland Chefs will be paired with thirty local Farms to create innovative dishes for guests to enjoy.
Full details & tickets -


October 4 Pier 6
Enjoy this Children's Live Music Festival featuring Milkshake, Recess Monkey, Biz Markie from Yo Gabba Gabba & More! Face Painting, Photo Booth, Petting Zoo+
Full Details: www.chessiejam.com


Baltimore Beer Week
October 10-19
Celebrate All Things Beer With Numerous Events All Around Baltimore.
Full Schedule of Events:


Lyric Opera House October 13
PRS Guitars Hosts this Special Evening with SANTANA to Benefit Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
The VIP Pre-Party includes an amazing guitar auction.
For full details visit - Santana PRS Guitars


Thursday, October 23 6 to 9P
Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center

Enjoy wine, chef cuisine and an assortment of incredible desserts. Demonstrate artistic style at interactive art tables and a photo booth. Performance by MSU student five-piece combo band.Live and silent auctions include unique artwork created by the at-risk children and youth living at The Children’s Home.Proceeds will help sustain quality programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families. More Details & Tickets:
The Children's Home


Ready ... Set ... Sniff 5K Run and 1-mile Walk
October 25 Patterson Park
Every dollar raised from the Ready, Set, Sniff 5K goes directly towards the animals in BARCS care.
All the details: barcs

Monday, October 27 Dave & Buster's
Hosted by Dennis Pitta, Justin Tucker and Brandon Williams the eve includes catered food, an open bar, a costume contest, dancing, games, pool, bowling and a silent auction.
For more info visit www.goodwillgridiron.com

Signature Chefs Auction & Dinner
Monday, November 3 6PM
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Enjoy a fabulous evening featuring over 30 of the area’s celebrated chefs and an exciting auction.
Visit Signature Chefs for more details and tickets


Everybody Cut Loose..
KENNY LOGGINS Is Coming to Town
Friday, November 7 The Meyerhoff
Benefits Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
For tickets and further info www.jamaryland.org/event/ja-jams



"Falling in LOVE"
The Preston Hall
FREE PARKING, Maryland Avenue parking lot
Sunday, November 16 1:30pm-5:30pm
Enjoy cocktails, sample savory hor d’oeuvres and meet some of Maryland's Finest wedding and event professionals
The first 25 Brides in attendance will receive a "Glam" bag full of fabulous goodies.
For Full Details & To Register: Glitz and Glam


Thursday, November 20 M&T Stadium 6PM
Benefits National Kidney Foundation of MD
Over 45 top local restaurants will feature their delicious creations, paired with enticing beverages. Live & Silent Auctions+
More Info:


Maryland Balloon Flights
Want a different idea for a date? A romantic Anniversary or Birthday  
surprise? Pilot Matt Lidinsky, who lives in Baldwin, MD. runs a successful Hot Air Balloon Ride Business. You can visit his web site
http://www.marylandballoonflights.com  to find out how to book a flight during this beautiful time of the year.

Baltimore Spa & Salon
Ritz Carlton Baltimore
See Becca for The Perfect Blow Dry! She works magic on hair..making it shiny and more manageable. Also great with highlights. Becca is great for bridal parties & special events.
Ask about her Shine Treatment!
Call for Appointments and Special Pricing. www.baltimorespasalon.com

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