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

For details see Hyatt Regency Baltimore

Spring into Summer Radiance...
Apple & Tangerine Darphin Facial
About Faces Day Spa -All Area Locations
Mylene Nine- Spa Director Timonium
This 60 minute treatment is for all skin types & provides radiance and clarity to your complexion.
Experience this relaxing facial...it will improve skin texture, bring luminosity and smooth fines lines.
Includes a two step exfoliation and aromatic care...beautiful scents & perfect textures..Darphin facials.
Reserve your facial or treat someone special:
About Faces Day Spa


 

Devaux Champagne
Perfect For Every Celebration...

"In Bar-sur-Seine, in the heart of the Champagne region, in the Côte des Bar, Champagne DEVAUX plays music with an open range of tones...the Collection D champagnes, with their sensual and open rhythms...the Classiques champagnes and their charming and captivating tones...and the 100% Pinot Noir, wines with an intense and harmonious pace."
Request at your favorite wine & spirits store.
Perfect for every celebration
More info: www.champagne-devaux.com/index.asp


 

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

 

Free OC Beach Lights
Lasers, Video & Special Effects + Fireworks & Music
9:30P, 10P, 10:30P Sundays
May 29-September 4
Beach at N. Division St
www.OCBeachLights.com

 

Free Movies on the Beach
Ocean City 
Wednesdays The Carousel Beach 118th St Beach  
June 1 - August 31
Mondays & Fridays  8:30P 27th St Beach  
 June 20 - August 5
www.OCOcean.com

 

Inn at the Colonnade Baltimore
This Multi-Week Chef Tournament Begins June 7
Visit www.masondixonmasterchef.com for full schedule and tickets info.

 

Fireworks
Ocean City
Mondays & Tuesdays  10PM
July 11-August 30
South End of Boardwalk
Also...July 4 at Northside Park & N. Division St 8-10P OC Fireworks

 

Sundaes in the Park
Ocean City
Live Music & Build Your Own Sundaes
Northside Park   125th St & The Bay
Sundays begins July 10
www.OceanCityMd.Gov for schedule.

 

Free Concerts on the Beach
Ocean City
Wednesdays  Begins July 13 8-9:30P
Caroline St & The Beach
www.OceanCityMd.Gov

 


August 5 - 20, 2016




Saturday, August 6  11A-4P
Live music and performances and a Resource Fair for community members that
will include a back-to-school backpack and grocery giveaway..
Craft and merchandise vendors will be on hand along with Food Trucks. 
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/243571329311656

 

White Marlin Open
Ocean City
August 8-12
Watch weigh-ins daily
Harbour Island 14th St & The Bay
www.WhiteMarlinOpen.com

 

Timonium Fair Grounds
August 25 - September 5
www.marylandstatefair.com

 

August 27 National Harbor
Two Sessions   11A-3P   5P-9P
All you can taste over 50 beers and crabs..
live music+
Full details and tickets:

 

Saturday, September 17 Noon-7P Canton Waterfront Park
Enjoy some of  Baltimore’s favorite restaurants serving their signature seafood dishes, refreshing drinks, live music, cooking demos and a fun area for families. 
More details & tix: www.baltimoreseafoodfest.com

 

Friday, September 23
Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore
7:00 PM
The evening includes casino games, raffles and an exciting live auction of highly sought-after sports and travel packages, live music and fabulous food and drinks. Mingle with past and present sports players and media personalities.
Visit www.lifeandbreath.org/eventsdonate/flip-flop-festivus
for full details and tickets.
Proceeds from event will enable the Foundation to serve the Sarcoidosis community and fund additional research.

 

*Beers*Brats*Bands!
September 24  National Harbor
All you can taste over 150 beer, schnapps, wine, music, contests, vendors+ Full details and tickets:

 


Saturday, September 24 MD Live Casino
Guests will enjoy live music, dancing, premium open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, auctions, raffles. Full details on live performances and more http://caseycares.org/events/rock-n-roll-bash 

 

 

 

October 8   Baltimore M&T Stadium Lots
*Beers*Brats*Bands!
All you can taste over 150 beer, schnapps, wine, music, contests, vendors+ Full details and tickets:

 

Monday, October 17  7P  Dave & Busters Arundel Mills
Join your favorite Ravens in this festive Halloween party including catered food, an open bar, a costume contest, dancing, games, pool, bowling and a silent auction.
Proceeds benefit  Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake.
www.goodwillgridiron.com

 


Thursday, October 20 American Visionary Art Museum 6-9P
Enjoy small plates & wine from some of Maryland's best restaurants, wineries & caterers. Also fun shopping with unique jewelry, handbags and crafts.
All proceeds go toward funding research into the cause, cure and treatment of MS as well as funding education, advocacy and local programs that enhance the quality of life for people affected by MS. Further info & tickets http://eventmdm.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=28075&pg=entry

 

FACES 2016
Friday, Oct. 28: 6:00–10:00 PM             
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Enjoy fine wine, gourmet food by Puttin’ on the Ritz, live music by the Swingin’ Swamis, raffles, pumpkin decorating, airbrush tattoo and bodypainting, a photobooth and silent/live auctions of original artwork and more!
Proceeds support The Children’s Home’s programs and services for at-risk children, youth and their families.  
Visit www.thechildrenshome.net for more details and tickets.

 

Trick-or-Trot 5K/1 Mile Walk
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Saturday, October 29
Enjoy a Fun Pre and Post Race Party with Buck and Angela Showalter and the Oriole Bird!
Benefits KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed)
More info and to register: www.active.com/baltimore-md/running/distance-running-races/kidspeace-7th-annual-trick-or-trot-5k-and-1-mile-walk-2016


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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