There’s always something to do in Charm City! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Baltimore this week.
1. FROST FEST 2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
It’s supposed to warm up a little this week and we can recover from the effects of that “Bomb Cyclone” that tore up the East Coast. If you’re looking for something to do with BAE then Frost Fest is a quick ice skating activity that is a good look. Located in the heart of the inner harbor there will be hot cocoa, games, and live music. Learn more HERE.
2. ENGAGE NETWORKING EVENT
Thursday, January 11, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This is a monthly event held to support local Black-Owned businesses as well as organizations proactive about implementing change in Baltimore City. This specific event will be supporting Leaders Of the Beautiful Struggle (LBS) who lobby to make an impact on the city through public policy. If you’re interested in seeing change in Baltimore, then these are the people on the front lines. Here’s an opportunity to cultivate powerful relationships with motivated people.
Learn more HERE.
3. INTERNATIONAL THURSDAY NIGHTS
Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Are you missing Soca, Raggae, and Dancehall from your weekly outings in the city? Metropolitan Bar and Grill has got you covered! By offering drink specials all night, crabs, and other international foods, there is no way to lose with this one. Learn more HERE.
4. BALTIMORE RESTAURANT WEEK
Friday, January 12-21, 2018 12:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
If you are looking for a way to start the year off right then this is it! It’s time to eat good and the best restaurants in the city have got you covered. If you’re fearful of the infamous $200 date then restaurant week is for you! Here’s your chance to get a 3 course meal at some of the most luxurious restaurants in the city for a fraction of the price. Please take advantage of this event not because you’re “cheap,” but because its a chance to become more “cultured” to the best venues of the city. *wink wink* Learn more HERE.
5. RHYTHM AND BOOZE
Friday, January 12, 2018 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Sangria Patio Bar is always providing the post-work vibes in the city and this week will be no different. They are starting off the year strong by providing a platform for folks to eat, drink, dance, and have a good time after the work day winds down. Definitely worth checking out. Learn more HERE.
6. GLOW ZONE PARTY AT SKY ZONE
Friday, January 12, 2018 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
I know you are probably thinking what kind of kiddie stuff is this, but don’t knock it til you try it. Sky Zone is really fun for all ages! They’re having a Glow Party this Friday with Neon colors glowing in the dark. It’s already intense in there but this has the potential to be a lot of fun, so assemble the squad. Learn more HERE.
7. CURIOUS: A SUNDAY NIGHT SOCIAL
Sunday, January 14, 2018 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Events By Q and iQuell started the year off strong last week with the Day One Brunch. Hot off the heels of a resoundingly successful event, it appears they they are looking to apply pressure this year. Add Art Pusha and Larry Luv and not only should they have your curiousity, but most definitely your attention. No work on Monday so they will be giving you a Sunday night option that you are sure to enjoy. Learn more HERE.
8. MLK JR. LUNCH, MOVIE, & DISCUSSION: I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
Monday, January 15, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
On a day when we take time out to pay homage to one of our most prolific leaders, Mt Calvery AME Church will be have an event that is for the culture. They will be watching “I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO” and having lunch and a forum following the film. If your looking for some engaging dialog to celebrate Dr. King’s day then this is where you should be. Learn more HERE.
9. MLK DAY CELEBRATION AT REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM
Monday, January 15, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Head on down to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum where they will be celebrating Dr. King all afternoon. There will be performances, crafts, films, and discussions that honor his legacy. Stop by and see what they have going on. Learn more HERE.
10. DOVECOTE CAFE GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING
Monday, January 15, 2018 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dovecote Cafe has been a staple in the community for years and they are proud to announce that they officially own their building. Now if that isn’t something to celebrate then I don’t know what is. They are constantly building community in the city and now they are truly here to stay for as long as they please. Come out and celebrate this great accomplishment. Learn more HERE.
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