Friday, September 28, 2012

Fed Hill Street Beat Festival 2012

Federal Hill loves it's street festivals, but Street Beat might be the biggest each year.  It takes up 6 blocks of Charles and Cross streets this Sunday, September 30th from 11AM to 7PM.  Admission is completely FREE to everyone.  Sure they've got multiple stages for music, tons of food and craft vendors, but this year has something really interesting.  Aruba (the country) is sponsoring the event, and will be setting up a few sand courts to host beach tennis games.  Come and check it out!  Here's the official site for more information.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

O's Almost there!

The Orioles had an extended batting practice against the Blue Jays to win 12-2 last night.  Let's hope this is the start of an offensive onslaught that continues into the post-season!

FYI...Since the Orioles won with 5 or more runs, Papa Johns offers %50 off your entire online order today (remember not to call the order).  To get this deal, just put in ORIOLES5 in the promotion code spot when you put your order in.

So go get that lunch or dinner 50% off:

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Baltimore Book Festival 2012

The Baltimore Book Festival is back and larger than ever!  It runs from this Friday, September 28th to Sunday, September 30th.  Tents will be taking over Mount Vernon place around the Washington Monument.  With more than 100 exhibitors and book sellers, hundreds of appearances by local and national authors, and lots of activities for people of all ages, there's something to do for everyone.  Check out the official website HERE.  Remember to keep an eye on the Charm City Circulator website for the best way to get to the Festival.

Monday, September 24, 2012


The Orioles begin their last homestand of the regular season today (and concluding on Sunday).  If you're attempting to get tickets, make sure to do it today.  They're in the thick of the playoff hunt, so we can expect fantastic atmospheres all week long.  Good luck, and Let's Go O's!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Trash Bash 2012

Blue Water Baltimore will be having their 5th Annual Trash Bash at Nicks Fish House and Grill on Saturday, September 22nd from 12-5PM.  Enjoy food, drinks, and live music on the waterfront decks.  Proceeds from this event are used to clean up Baltimore harbor and the streams that lead into it.  NicksGet your tickets HERE!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Rum & Reggae Festival

Little Havana is throwing a street party on Webster street on Saturday, September 22nd.  From 1-7PM you'll hear live music by Evokatones, Iron Lion, and Nature's Child.  Tickets are $20 if bought HERE in advance, or $30 at the door.    Your ticket is good for 1 Red Stripe and 6 rum tastings (1 1/2 ounce each).  This event benefits the Signal 13, which benefits Baltimore Police officers.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Free Museum Day

Saturday September 29th provides a great opportunity to go check out a few museums completely FREE.  The museums are participating in Museum Day from the Smithsonian.  Make sure to go HERE and get your pass emailed to you that grants you free admission.  Here are the museums that usually charge admission that are free on the 29th:

 And keep in mind the following museums are free anytime:
Update:  It's been pointed out that the pass you print up is good for only a single museum on Free Museum Day.  Make sure you to visit the Smithsonian site listed above to get your free pass (which you print up).  Without a pass, you won't get your free admission!  Here are the FAQs for more info.


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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Waterfront Movie Night

Tomorrow night (September 19th) provides a great opportunity to go out.  Harbor east has a great deal where you pay $20 for a drink at Lebanese Taverna, light appetizers, and then take a stroll over for any movie at Landmark Theatres (all included for that $20 ticket).  To get your tickets, Click Here.  Keep in mind that the theater validates parking in the garage in the building (entrance across from Whole Foods).

Monday, September 17, 2012

Charm City Burger Wars

Saturday, September 22nd Mothers Grille in Federal Hill is hosting the first ever Charm City Burger Wars.  Some of the top burger joints in the city will face off against each other with you as the judge.  Tickets are $15 and allow you to taste some awesome burgers from the following places (plus more to come):

Get your tickets HERE and make sure to come hungry!

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Orioles $4 and $8 Tickets!

The Orioles are continuing their 1992 Pricing for three more games, September 24-26th vs the Toronto Blue Jays.  The seats are amazing, and you just can't beat that price.  Click here to get your tickets now!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Go Ravens!

Let's start the season right!  Let's go Ravens!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

USCGC Diligence Visiting Baltimore

The 210 foot long U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence will be visiting Baltimore harbor on Monday, September 10th-13th.  You can find the ship on the West wall of the Inner Harbor (next to Bubba Gump Shrimp Company).  Go aboard on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8AM to 8PM completely free.  Visit the Sail Baltimore website for more information.

Friday, September 7, 2012

HampdenFest on Saturday

HampdenFest on Saturday, September 8th brings out the best in Hampden with a great mix of Food, Drinks, Shopping, and Music.  Over 34 bands and acts will be on 4 stages, free to all that attend.  Not to be confused with Honfest, this festival shows off the contemporary (some would say "real") side of the neighborhood.  Come spend Saturday exploring a fantastic neighborhood during their best festival of the year!

Here's the official website for much more information.

Note:  Now that the Fall is upon us, keep an close eye on the Local Events Calendar on the right side of the page so you don't miss all the great events coming up in the next few weeks.  There's just too many to do each week, so find the one that fits you best (or that you haven't tried yet), and go explore Baltimore's living culture.

Board a Skipjack

Have you ever been aboard a Chesapeake Bay skipjack?  If you answered no, it's time to check out Maryland's State Boat in person.  Come down to the finger piers in the Inner Harbor today (September 7th) from 8AM to 8PM and board Nathan of Dorchester.  The 63 foot skipjack might be the last of its kind ever built (there are only 46 in existence right now as it is), and you get to go aboard for free.  Visit the Sail Baltimore website for more information.

Edit:  The skipjack will no longer be doing tours on Saturday since they are participating in the Defenders Day activities.

Yeah O's! 50% off Papa Johns Today

The Orioles put a shot across the bow of the New York Yankees last night with a stunning 10-6 win!  The Orioles have once again tied the Yankees for first place in the AL East.  Let's keep it up guys!

FYI...Since the Orioles won with 5 or more runs, Papa Johns offers %50 off your entire online order today (remember not to call the order).  To get this deal, just put in ORIOLES5 in the promotion code spot when you put your order in.

So go get that lunch or dinner 50% off:

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Ukrainian Festival in Patterson Park

This weekend (September 8th and 9th), The South-East section of Patterson Park will be the alive with the Ukrainian Festival of Baltimore.  It's these kinds of events that make the city such a fun place to live.  The festival is FREE to enter and features dancers, games, rides, a beer garden (featuring 5 Ukrainian beers along with American beers, Ukrainian honey-liquor Medvika, and Ukrainian vodka ), wine bar, more than 35 vendors, more than 15 food vendors, and multiple stages for music.  Check out the official website for more details.

Harbor East's Fashion Night Out (Tonight)

Harbor East is doing a very cool shopping experience tonight, which is completely FREE.  Sign up to attend and you get a free cocktail at Talara or Lebanese Taverna.  After your drink, stroll to any of the nine participating retailers for music, discounts, and product launches.  If you decide to buy something, head over to Wit and Wisdom to celebrate your purchase by getting a glass of champagne at a discount (just show your receipt from your purchase).  Sounds pretty cool.  Visit the official event website to sign up or find out more information about the event.

Baltimore Comic Con This Weekend

Stan Lee headlines the 2012 Baltimore Comic Con on September 8th and 9th.  With a myriad of speakers, Vendors, artists, and costumers (of course), this a really neat event to experience.  And who doesn't want to meet Stan Lee?  Go to the official website for more information, including an extensive schedule of all the happenings.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Final First Thursday Concert of the Season

This Thursday night (September 6th) is your last chance to get out to Mount Vernon to see a free show in the park!  I know I know, everyone will be at the ballpark...but if you don't have tickets to that, what's better than listening to The Nighthawks, Tom Principato Band, and The 44's.  The show starts at 5:30PM and goes until just after 8PM.

Official site:

Monday, September 3, 2012

Camden Yards 5K

A 5K inside Oriole Park you say?  On the warning track itself you say?  How can anyone say no to that?  Breathe Deep Baltimore is hosting a 5K walk/fun run on Saturday, September 22nd.  Orioles great Chris Hoiles will be in attendance to meet and greet.  More info for the event can be found here.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Baltimore Grand Prix Pictures

Here are some photos from Friday, courtesy of Tom Pokorny.  Enjoy!  Click on the images to make them fullscreen and use your arrow keys to navigate through them.