There’s always something to do in Charm City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Baltimore this week.
1. CAKE & WHISKEY WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Calling all women in business! This event is for you. This is an opportunity to network with your fellow movers and shakers in Baltimore. Check it out. Learn more here.
2. MONUMENT LIGHTING AND AFTERPARTY AT THE MARKETPLACE
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
One of Baltimore’s most popular landmarks, the Washington Monument will be lit up to celebrate the Christmas season. Come out and get into the spirit as the entire Mt. Vernon area is sure to be vibrant on this day. Also, there will be an afterparty at everyone’s favorite marketplace. Learn more here.
3. R. HOUSE BIRTHDAY BASH
Friday, December 8, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
As the marketplace trend continues to grow in the city, this Friday R. House will be celebrating its first year. I think it’s safe to say they made an impact on the city, providing a great platform for small businesses to exist and also being involved in the community. Come out and celebrate as this place has many more years to go. Learn more here.
4. #BMORESECONDHAND UGLY SWEATER EDITION
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tightfisted Fashion is going to get all the thrifters right this holiday season. They will be hosting a tour showing everyone how to properly thrift shop. They will be going through not only some of the more popular shops but also some of the lesser known gems in the city. Learn more here.
5. DOLLAR OR LESS DAYS
Saturday, December 9-10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Here is your chance to explore some of Baltimore’s well-known landmarks for $1 or less this weekend. From the Science Center to the Aquarium to many other locations this could be an
exploratory date option or a family affair. If you’ve been curious about some of these places then this weekend is the prime opportunity to take a closer look. Learn more here.
6. THE S.H.E. NETWORK EVENT
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saluting Her Excellence is an event where women have the opportunity to exchange value and build with one another. From hair and beauty to fashion and business, there will be plenty of opportunities to make connections. There will also be food and door prizes. Learn more here.
7. MIRACLE AT 34TH STREET
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
It’s safe to say that Christmas season is officially here, but then again, not quite yet. Everyone in Baltimore knows that it’s not really Christmas until 34th St in Hampden gets lit up. It is of the more aesthetically pleasing views in the city. Be sure to stop by before the big day gets here. Learn more here.
8. GREAT BLACKS & WAX MUSEUM $1 ADMISSION
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
One of the oldest landmarks in the city representing African American diaspora, the Great Blacks and Wax museum is a MUST SEE. We must know where we come from in order to know where we are going. This museum cuts no corners in giving you a look at the Black experience in America. Learn more here.
9. ONLY BUILT FOR CUBAN LINKS 90’S DAY PARTY
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sangria is back at it again. Come out and experience some of your favorite 90’s jams and classics while partying with good people. Pull out some of your favorite 90’s gear because there will be door prizes for the best-dressed male and female. Learn more here.
10. FANTASIA CHRISTMAS AFTER MIDNIGHT
Sunday, December 10, 2017 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Fantasia is still at it and she’s coming to Baltimore this upcoming Sunday. If you want to mix some soul in with your Christmas spirit then I do not think this show will disappoint. This could be a great end to the weekend or a nice start to the week. Learn more here.