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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


January 9-24


Royal Farms Arena
Wednesday, February 4 - Sunday, February 8
Thrill to high-speed stunts with Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney/Pixar's Cars.. Dive into The Little Mermaid's enchanting undersea kingdom.. Enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies ..Enjoy Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the Toy Story gang. Full details: royalfarmsarena.com/events/disney-on-ice


Buttercream Ball Benefits..Icing Smiles
Saturday, February 28 7-11PM The Great Room Savage Mill
This cocktail event will feature live entertainment, sweet and savory delicacies, and a silent auction. Full details and tickets: www.icingsmiles.org/2015-buttercream-ball
Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.


One Night of Queen..
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Friday, March 6 8PM
Since May 2002, ‘Gary Mullen and the Works’ have performed throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand to sell-out audiences. This show will rock you! One Night of Queen



Friday, March 13- Opening Night BBQ Dinner
Saturday March 14
Timonium Fairgrounds -All Indoors!
Admission includes souvenir glass and all you can sample Beer and Bourbon with plenty of BBQ vendors Over 60 Beers, 40 Bourbons, Seminars, Live Music+ Full Details & Tickets: www.beerandbourbon.com/maryland/show-info


Brian Stokes Mitchell
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Saturday, March 14
A powerful baritone, he has been one of the central leading men of the Broadway theatre since the early 1990s. He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2000 for his performance in Kiss Me, Kate. Brian Stokes Mitchell



Monday, March 16
Silent Auction & Autograph Session
- 4:30 PM
Awards Gala - 6:15 PM
The Hilton Baltimore
Join 32 NFL recipients who were chosen by their peers for displaying courage both on and off the playing field will be honored.
With the mission to raise awareness and prevention for abused, neglected and at risk children, the evening will include an autograph session and auctions. More info/tickets www.edblock.org


Casey Cares Foundation
15th Anniversary Gala
March 21st
American Visionary Art Museum.
The evening will feature dinner, dancing to live music, auctions, raffles and more!
Visit Oh the Places We'll Go! for sponsorship and ticket information.


Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Saturday, March 28 7PM
The Ballet Theatre of Maryland returns to the Modell Lyric to present another epic collaboration: Cinderella.


The Ugly Duckling
and The Tortoise and the Hare
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Sunday, March 29 10:30AM
These classic productions are recommended for grades K-4
The Ugly Duckling


Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary Celebration
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Tuesday, March 31 8PM
The enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop songs, with an unforgettable signature style.
Celtic Woman


National Harbor
May 2-May 3
Over 150 Different INTERNATIONAL and LOCAL Wines, Beers, and Spirits in an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE event. Great food to taste and to buy from some of DC’s hottest restaurants and Food Trucks
Admission includes souvenir glass, seminars, music+ Full details & Tickets:


Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
May 21 8:00 PM
Brit Floyd


May 30
The Brew and Bourbon Classic is a fun-filled afternoon of beer tasting, bourbon sipping and, of course, pulse-pounding Thoroughbred racing. Over 60 different beers and bourbons will be poured as the races unfold. Great food and music will round out the day.
Full details and tickets:


Oregon Ridge -Hunt Valley
June 6-June 7
Enjoy samplings with your souvenir glass from at least 30 Maryland wineries with over 250 wines, vendors, live music and so much more.
Full details and tickets:


June 13
Baltimore Inner Harbor -Rash Field
All you can eat crabs and all you can drink
cold beer, music, vendors & more.
More Details & Tickets: www.mdcrabfest.com


National Harbor
June 19-June 20
Admission includes souvenir glass and all you can sample Beer and Bourbon with plenty of BBQ vendors Over 60 Beers, 40 Bourbons, Seminars, Live Music+ Full Details & Tickets:


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

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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