Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: E Pratt Street
Baltimore’s World Trade Center – the world’s tallest pentagonal building – is a must-see for anyone visiting Charm City. That’s because the 27th-floor observation deck “Top of the World” – offers panoramic views of the Inner Harbor and Baltimore’s historic waterfront neighborhoods. It’s a great place to get a sense of the city. The observation level also contains exhibits about Baltimore and its economic renaissance.
For more information visit the website here.
Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Maryland Zoo
When: Saturday March 15 , 2014
Spring is almost here! It’s time to escape hibernation and head to The Maryland Zoo for the first big event of the new Zoo season. Join us Saturday, March 15th from 10am – 4pm for Zoo Bloom. They will be welcoming spring (and warmer weather) with special activities and treats for both you and the animals!
For more information visit the website here.
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: For McHenry
This star-shaped brick fort is famous for its role in the War of 1812. The national monument, which staved off a British invasion, later inspired Francis Scott Key to pen a poem, “Defence of Fort McHenry” — the words of which later served as the lyrics to his “Star-Spangled Banner.”
To see this historical landmark visit the website for more information.
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Welcome to America’s First Cathedral, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to our rank as a Minor Basilica, the church is also a National Shrine, Marian Shrine, National Historic Landmark, and Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and we welcome all to visit and worship in what Pope John Paul II referred to as “the worldwide symbol of religious freedom.”
For more information visit their website here!
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Old St. Paul’s Church
When: March 1st, 2014
Charm City’s rich ethnic heritage and its historical and cultural significance come to life at the landmark Old Saint Paul’s Church with classic choral literature, spirituals and jazz, plus a musical reconstruction of the Star Spangled Banner as it might have sounded in its earliest days. Handel Choir conducted by Arian Khaefi.
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Maryland Historical Society
When: Now through June 9th, 2o14
The Maryland Historical Society presents “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy, an exhibition that brings 1812 Baltimore vividly to life. On view from June 9, 2013 – June 9, 2014, the “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy exhibit marks the first time the Maryland Historical Society has featured a exhibition exclusively devoted to a historical female figure. The exhibition includes silver, porcelain, paintings, textiles, jewelry, manuscripts and furniture associated with Elizabeth and her descendants. Of particular note are a collection of extraordinary French porcelain purchased by Elizabeth in Paris around 1815, forty examples of silver used by Elizabeth and her descendents, Elizabeth’s pearl and garnet tiara and other jewelry, and one of her “scandalous” dresses in the French-style. In total, more than 100 objects will be on view in the exhibition. In addition, one of the jewels of the show is a portrait of Elizabeth by Gilbert Stuart that remains in private hands. The breathtaking painting will be on loan to the MdHS for the duration of the exhibition.
For more information visit the website here!
Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
When: February 12th, 2013
O say can you see! At the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, you’ll find something quite rare: A fun-filled experience where you will become part of one of the most important stories of our nation’s history– the sewing of the flag that inspired our National Anthem. Here, you’ll meet Mary Pickersgill, the spirited woman who made the flag. You’ll learn what life was like in the 19th century and experience it for yourself. Welcome to 1812 – where change is in the air and America is ready. Although currently closed due to renovations, it will re-open during regular museum hours starting February 12th, 2014.
Not only this this a history filled experience, it is also half off! Due to this Groupon, you can see it all for only $8
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Tours begin on the corner of Pratt Street and President Street in a small park along Jones Falls
When: Call for a time that’s convenient for you!
Name your own price walking tour of the Inner Harbor! These free walking tours in Baltimore are fascinating, fast paced tours that will take you from the heart of downtown to the top of Federal Hill, a walking tour that will never have you feeling rushed! On these walking tours in Baltimore, guests will learn about the many transitions the city has experienced, once the capital of the United States of America, a place where presidents walked and were chased, dignitaries came, a place of invention, business opportunities abound, on to becoming Charm City and so much more, Baltimore is truly a city steeped in personal liberty, freedom of choice & expression.
Tip what you like and make the best of these tours! For more information on these tours visit the website here.
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali
When: Saturday, November 23 – Tuesday, December 24; Mondays – Saturdays 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
and Sundays 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Harborplace Amphitheater
Celebrate the season on Baltimore’s waterfront and come down to get a picture with santa! See all the sights of the Inner Harbor and a explore Baltimore in all its holiday cheer!
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 by Samantha Chemali
When: From now until December 31st 2015
Where: Discovery Station Museum
Discover the history of Maryland and the Civil war in this exhibit! See this authentic scale model Civil War railroad on display in 3D terrain. The importance of railroads during the Civil War was significant. From the arrival in Baltimore of a Union regiment of Massachusetts troops by train in April 1861 to the end of the war in 1865, when troops used the railroad to return home, railroads played an important role in the Civil War.
To learn more about this important part in history visit the website for hours and more information!