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NEW Aromaland Essential Oil Blends
About Faces Day Spa
Now available at About Faces Day Spa ..reserve a 60 minute Aromatherapy Massage that utilizes these amazing oil blends.

is like the "breath of life," full of fresh energy and mental clarity combining eucalyptus globulusm cajeout, peppermint and menthol.

nurtures, calms and relaxes with a lavendar, orange and cederwood blend and Love combines rosewood, patchouli, ylang ylang among others scents creating pure bliss.

Reserve your massage or purchase these essential oils at all area About Faces Day Spas. www.aboutfacesdayspa.com


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

Click here for pictures of Diane and her favorite celebrities!


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


Click pic for participating area restaurants! 

Friday, September 20
Four Seasons Harbor East 
The Life and Breath Foundation annual event is always a fun time for a great cause! Raise awareness and fund research for Sarcoidosis and the people and families affected. More details  www.lifeandbreath.org/eventsdonate/flip-flop-festivus


Carroll County Farm Museum   Westminster 
September 21-22 
Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday 11am-5pm 
Enjoy a wide variety of Maryland wines, juried artisans, live music, local cheese & food vendors and a larger tasting area with exclusive wines with Explorer Pass purchase. Full schedules and tickets www.marylandwine.org/mwf  


Mystery Science Theatre 3000 LIVE! 
Thursday, September 26  8pm
Modell- Lyric Theatre
Join Joel Hodgson and the movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy..on this exciting roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made.
Full details and tickets modell-lyric.com



Saturday, September 28
M & T Bank Stadium Lots 
Full schedules & tickets  dasbestoktoberfest.com 


Chesapeake Shakespeare Presents Dracula. Click for More Details ... 


Casey Cares Golf Tournament 
Monday, October 7   Cattail Creek 
Full Details 



October 9-20
Hippodrome Theatre 


Saturday September 28 
Quiet Waters Park    Annapolis
Features 15 wineries and craft breweries from throughout Maryland. More details and tickets


Ryleigh’s Moet Oyster Ball 
Ryleighs Oyster Federal Hill
Thursday, October 10  7-10pm 



w/ Special Guest Jedd Hughes
Modell Lyric Theatre
Saturday, October 12  7:30pm
Details and tickets modell-lyric.com


Hoodstock XVI... 
A concert fundraiser where guests “say no to black-tie and yes
to tie-dye” while enjoying live music from the 1960s, ’70s and today.
Saturday, Oct. 19
5:45 p.m. doors open
6 p.m. opening act
7:45 p.m. headliner – Roses n Rust
American Visionary Art Museum
Roses n Rust will headline Hoodstock. Enjoy food, beer and wine, raffles and a silent auction. 
 For more information, visit www.unified.org or www.facebook.com/hoodstock
Unified Community Connections is a nonprofit agency supporting
children and adults with disabilities

Pemberton Historic Park  Salisbury
October 19-20  11am-5pm
Features 15 Maryland wineries, food, music and sports zone area.  Full details and tickets www.autumnwinefestival.org




Saturday, October 26  7:30pm
Modell Lyric Theatre 
Together on one stage..for one night only!
Details and tickets modell-lyric.com


The Children’s Home ... Faces 2019 
“Greatest Expectations”
Friday, November 1   6-10pm 
The Grand Lodge
This fabulous, fun event benefits The Children’s Home with gourmet fare by Chef’s Expressions, wine, craft beer, music, raffles, auction of Children’s House
residents artwork & more. More details and tickets 


Canton Waterfront Park
Saturday, November 2

Enjoy dozens of Maryland craft breweries, local food trucks, craft vendors and live music.
Full details and tickets www.baltimorecraftbeerfestival.com


Saturday, November 9   8pm
Modell Lyric 
Enjoy this entertaining evening with comedian/actor Patton Oswalt..He's an Emmy winner and Grammy nominee for his comedy specials as well as appearing in many memorable film roles and guest appearances on many television shows..
full details and tickets modell-lyric.com


November 13-December 1
Hippodrome Theatre


Saturday, November 23
The Assembly Room 
Full Details and tickets drinkeatwhiskey.com 


December 17-22
Hippodrome Theatre 





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