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Check Out Bistro 300 in the Hyatt Regency Baltimore..
Brunch, Lunch, & Dinner + Daily Specials

For details see Hyatt Regency Baltimore

Le Grand Courtâge
Our motto is ‘Embrace Life.  Dream Big.  Accept all Invitations.‘ and to that end our goal is to provide an affordable luxury that is perfect for “courting life” and celebrating its special occasions, as well as all of the simple every day moments in between. 
Le Grand Courtâge meaning “ the great courtship” ...
this sparkling wine is a courtship of life and love. A dry, crisp, yet fruit forward sparkling with very balanced flavors..perfect for every occasion.
Call 877.890.9020 to discover where to purchase this delicate French sparkling wine in the area.
Discover More: Le Grand Courtage

Celebrity Photos
Diane has met and interviewed many celebrities through her Entertainment Reporting in and around Baltimore.

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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


Mason Dixon Chef Tournament
Begins June 15! Inn at the Colonnade
This multi-week event is a single-elimination tournament designed to showcase some of the area's finest executive chefs and restaurants. Guests attending this exciting event will be more than just spectators, as they enjoy the unique experience of witnessing two spectacular area chef teams battle it out in the prep kitchen right on the main floor. More info and tickets -

Fort McHenry Crab Feast
Saturday, August 1
Enjoy summer BBQ fare hamburgers, hot dogs, wings, sweet corn on the cob, side salads & sweets to go along with MARYLAND CRABS! Slurp Avery Pearls from Ryleigh’s Oyster and sip libations from Heavy Seas Brewery. Jam to the tunes of the Eastport Oyster Boys.


Horseshoe Casino
Saturday, August 15
Jam out to 12 DJ's at the DMV DJ Mixathon by HeidnSeek Entertainment while you eat, drink, & shop at the Boulevard of Chic Truck Rally by Media Star promotions.


August 28-September 7
MD State Fairgrounds  Timonium


Dining Out For Life
Thursday, September 17
Dine at a partnering restaurant and help Moveable Feast fulfill it's mission; providing nutritious foods and other services in order to preserve quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening conditions. Participating Restaurants in Baltimore: www.diningoutforlife.com/baltimore



Sunday, September 20
5K and 10K courses 
Mt. Washington ...Also a 1 Mile Family Fun Walk.
Benefits Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai.
Full Details & To Register: Race for Our Kids


Woodholme Country Club
Monday, September 21
..Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
New Partnership This Year w/ "There Goes My Hero"
Providing Hope & Nourishment to Leukemia Patients & Families.
For Full Details: www.ruthschrissizzlinggolfclassic.com


Saturday September 26 10A-4P
Baltimore Humane Society - Paws on Parade Walk & Fest
Bring Your Pets and Enjoy a Day Filled with Fun Activities! Full Details & Schedule of Events


Monday, October 5  6:30-9:30P
B & O Railroad Museum
Local Farmers & Chefs are paired together to create a unique dish. Guests will enjoy sampling the amazing delectables while raising money for Days of Taste.
Full details: www.farmtochefmd.com


Das Best Oktoberfest
Baltimore Inner Harbor-Rash Field
October 10
Live Music, Contests, Vendors & So Much More.
Full Details & Tickets: Oktoberfest


Power Plant Live!
Saturday, October 17  2-8P
Tyanna Foundation’s signature event.. Tickets include food, drinks, games, raffles,
an amazing silent auction, energetic live bands and more..
Full Details: tyanna.org/baltimore/events/breastfest-baltimore


6th Annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk held in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles
Saturday, October 31, 2015 | 8 AM
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Angela and Buck Showalter invite you to run or walk for kids in foster care.
For full details and to register visit Trick-or-trot-5krun


November12, 2015
Martins Valley Mansion
or Contact Wendy 410 336-8889  WendyHerr1@gmail.com

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.



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