Over the years, Baltimore has become known as a city full of character and contrasts. With a rich history and unique, vibrant culture, it's no wonder Baltimore has been dubbed "Charm City." Whether you come to the city for its scrumptious seafood, star-studded past, arts and culture, or to walk along the Inner Harbor, Baltimore invites you to do more and B-More. Celebrate September in all its glory in and around Baltimore.
1. Maryland Wine Fest – Whether sommelier or an occasional sipper, attend the Maryland Wine Fest in Westminster on Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Farm Museum. Sample locally made wines, dine on tasty treats, and watch demonstrations from what has been reviewed as a premier performance of which Maryland can be proud. General admission tickets: $30.
2. Hampdenfest 2015 – Hampdenfest started as a small, local neighborhood occasion and blossomed into one of Baltimore's much-anticipated things to do. The free event draws locals and visitors to this fun and funky neighborhood for good food, good beer, good friends, and good fun on and around West 36th Street. Barrel across the finish line in the Annual Toilet Bowl Race, sing your heart out at the Hampden Idol Competition, and devour dangerously delicious desserts at the pie eating contest. You're in Hampden—Enjoy Yourself! Hampdenfest 2015 will take place on September 19 from 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
3. Baltimore Book Festival – Book worms unite at the 20th Annual Baltimore Book Fest held at the Inner Harbor on September 25 – 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. See hundreds of local, celebrity and nationally known authors. Attend book signings. See cooking demonstrations by top chefs. Bring the kids for hands-on projects and storytelling. Live music, food, beer and wine.
4. Station North Arts District – The Station North Arts District, located in the heart of Baltimore, was the city's first area to receive a designation by the state of Maryland as an arts and entertainment district. You will find a collection of artist live-work spaces, art galleries, businesses, and row homes. Attend Station North's Akimbo Dance & Movement Arts Festival on Saturday, September 12 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The area will come alive with performances by numerous local and regional dance troupes across indoor and outdoor venues within the community. This is a free event.
5. Baltimore Seafood Festival – No city loves its seafood more than Baltimore. Celebrate the bounty of the bay at Canton Waterfront Park on Saturday, September 19 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the Second Annual Baltimore Seafood Festival. Feast on crab cakes, crab soup, shrimp salad, local oysters, lobster rolls and Maryland blue crabs from over 30 restaurants. Sip on refreshing drinks, listen to live music, attend cooking demonstrations. Kids will enjoy the family area with toys, games, and face painting. Fees range from free to $100.
6. Pier Six Pavilion – Come to Baltimore's Pier Six Pavilion on Sunday, September 13 at 6 p.m. at the Inner Harbor and be "wowed" by Diana Ross for one unforgettable night of musical magic. Ticket prices range from $40 - $100.
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