Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Spirit of Baltimore Lunch and Dinner Cruises
Where: Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
When: November 21st- December 6th
All aboard the Spirit of Baltimore! Gather your friends and family for a fantastic, memory-filled night out on the harbor. The cruises include a gourmet buffet-style meal, a happening dance floor, full service bars, live entertainment, and more! The spacious and lively ship makes for an exciting night out with friends or significant others, with three panoramic decks, lounge seating, and cocktail tables. The climate-controlled Spirit of Baltimore offers a romantic night on the deck with scenic view of the heart of Baltimore, or a wild night out for you and your closest friends! No matter who you’re with and what your mood is, a cruise on the Spirit of Baltimore is the perfect evening getaway. Check out more here!
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival
Where: 2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD 21794
When: Nov. 15th- Nov. 16th// 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
In honor of the incoming cold weather, it seems only fitting that we all start unpacking for sweater weather! Perhaps the old wool kitty sweater your grandmother knitted for you is getting old? The Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival is the place for you! With over 50 vendors displaying their hand-made crafts, finding with perfect winter gear, unique holiday gifts, and cozy fleeces will be made easy! If you’ve got a knack for knitting, or if you’re a novice knitter, you can find some one-of-a-kind supplies, get inspiring new ideas, and check out some of the awesome demos to enhance your knitting knowledge. Food and funky fleeces at the Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival will surely make for weekend thats “al-paca-d” full of fun! Check out more here!
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Inked Party
Where: 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD 21224
When: Friday, November 7th 7:30pm doors | 9pm bands
Whether you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, have a tiny bit of art on your body hidden strategically so that Mom wouldn’t find out about it, or your entire body looks more like a canvas than skin, the Inked party at the Patterson is the place to be! Baltimore’s Creative Alliance brings to you a night of entertainment presenting Baltimore’s eclectic culture, creativity, and spirit of tattoos. The celebration of skin art will also feature food, live music, a silent auction, and a live charcoal drawing collaboration by local tattoo artists! The Patterson theatre will be inked from floor to ceiling, making this party a very colorful experience! Check out more here!
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Field of Screams Baltimore
Where: 4501 Olney Laytonsville Rd., Olney, MD
When: Select Sundays and Thursdays- Entry: 6:30-9:00// Friday & Saturday- Entry: 6:30-10:00
Have a haunting Halloween weekend, full of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, at Field of Screams Maryland! Pick your poison with horrifying attractions like the abandoned orphanage and the haunted walking tour, or try to survive the Paintball Apocalypse, a zombie-infested ride, with only a glow-in-the-dark-paint-slinging paintball gun to protect you! This hellish experience will have your bones chilling and your blood curdling, the perfect remedy for a terrifying Halloween. Get your tickets to terror here!
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Elijah Bond’s Ouija Board Grave
Where: 1501 Greenmount Ave., Baltimore, MD
With the debut of the new horror film, Ouija, just days away, it only seems fit to honor the man who inspired the ghostly game, the creator of the board, Elijah Bond, by visiting his Ouija Board inspired tombstone? Paranormal enthusiasts and those fascinated in the supernatural will appreciate the memorable design of his headstone, which displays his traditional name, birth and death on one side, and a replication of the Ouija board on the other! Visiting the site is the perfect opportunity to indulge in your own curiosity about communicating with the dead. Check out more here!
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths
Where: State of Maryland’s Medical Examiner’s Office
When: Schedule by appointment
With Halloween creeping up on us, what better way to satisfy your hunger for haunting than viewing miniature models of real-life murders? At the State of Maryland’s Medical Examiner’s office lies the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths, a collection of miniature models of bloody crime scenes that are both eerie and realistic. In fact, the dollhouse-like scenes are on a scale of one foot to one inch, replicating the exact layout of the crimes as they occurred, but in the eyes of a six-inch tall Sherlock Holmes. Learn more about these deathly displays here!
Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: Pulaski Monument, Eastern & Linwood Aves, Patterson Park
When: Saturday, October 25 at 7:00pm
Time to get prepared for Halloween in Baltimore! The Creative Alliance helped put together beautiful lanterns that will brighten up the night as well as people’s moods during this event. This organization works closely with artists, activists and communities in Baltimore to create wonderful cultural experiences like the Great Halloween Lantern Parade! Come out and get in the Halloween spirit!
Find out more about this event as well at Creative Alliance on their website!
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: Hunt Valley Inn
When: October 3-5
Ghost and Ghouls are waiting for you at Monster Mania. Get prepared for Halloween at this festival that features a few actors from The Walking Dead, Children of the Corn, and Nightmare on Elm Street I! You can get autographs from creepy creatures and your most favorite heroes and villains. This is an event every Halloween enthusiast needs to attend.
To find out more on this event, check out their website!
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
What: The Shindig Music Festival
Where: Carroll Park in Baltimore
When: September 27th
Rise Against, Jane’s Addiction, and many more will be playing at this rocking music festival! There are two main stages and NO OVERLAPPING SETS! You can see every bad without the worry of missing one at the other stage! WLOY will also be there covering the event and getting into the music.
Be sure not to miss this fun by getting tickets on their website!
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
When: This Saturday from 11:00-7:00pm!!!
Who doesn’t like a good festival with delicious food and good music? Hampdenfest is the place go to find both those things. Did we mention the annual toilet bowl racers? Yes, really, it’s a sight you won’t soon forget. WLOY will be there with our tent spinning great tunes for your entertainment. Don’t miss the multiple stages of great local bands performing all day long. Free shuttles will be running to/from the Loyola campus for students all day long as well!
Find out more from their website!