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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


July 18-19


Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis and his wife Christina will be the Race Ambassadors
Saturday, August 2



National Harbor
Saturday, August 16
Two Sessions
ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 20,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and so much more!

Crab & Beer Festival


Maryland State Fair
Timonium Fairgrounds
August 22-September 1
For Full Schedule of Events Visit: www.marylandstatefair.com


4th Annual Rum and Reggae Fest
Little Havana
Saturday, September 13 1-7P
Plenty of rum samples and reggae goodness
Giveaways from Bacardi and many more spirited vendors, Opening act:The Evokatones & Headlining this year: Nappy Riddem!
Rum Reggae IV 2014


September 18
Moveable Feast
An annual dining fundraising event raising money for AIDS service organizations.
Check Out Participating Restaurants Here: www.diningoutforlife.com/baltimore


Presented by Sinai Hospital Auxiliary
Sunday, September 21
The 5K and 10K courses offer rolling hills and beautiful scenery throughout the Mt. Washington neighborhood. ..There Is Also a 1 Mile Family Fun Walk.
All The Details & Registration Info:
Race for our Kids


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.


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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