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Baltimore area photo ops this weekend (9/13-9/14)

Discussion in 'Special Sessions, Events, and Tour Announcements' started by Jaws, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    Catholic Charities Dragon Boat Races 2008

    The 6th bienniel Catholic Charities Dragon Boat Races 2008 will be held Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the Inner Harbor.


    What are the Dragon Boat Races?


    Dragon Boat History


    2006 Dragon Boat Race Photos


    Dragon Boat Races 2008 Schedule

  2. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
  3. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    The annual Motor Muster at the Fire Museum of Maryland.

    The show is on Sat. 13th of Sept., from 10 until 2.
    All motor rigs are welcome!!

    This year Wise Ave. Cadets will be selling hot dogs, snow balls and
    There will not be a bull roast.

    As with last year, antique cars (15-30) will grace the field. You and your
    crew are admitted free to the Museum. Rain or shine. Set-up begins at
    The Museum is planning to drive out its 1916/7 Mack bulldog for the first
    time in about 18 years after doing extensive work. It is a High Pressure
    Auxiliary wagon which means it has three big guns. (They're going to need
    pumping these...) They also expect to have the Fox pumping.

    New this year is the Baltimore County Sheriff's Department, under the
    leadership of Bob Brown, will be sponsoring this event. Several dozen
    rigs are expected as well as EMS units, rescue units, antique and modern
    Police, and motor cycles. Last year this show was later in Sept. and was a
    smashing success: this year they're putting the two together.

    Also helping to sponsor the show is the Baltimore County Arts & Sciences
    Commission and the Seagrave Corporation. Admission into the Museum will be
    free to the public all day. Please invite your friends.
  4. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    Muster & Show

    “Cruisin’ for our Heroes”

    Jointly sponsored by Balto. Co. Sheriff’s Dept,
    Arts & Sciences Commission, and Seagrave Corporation

    Saturday, 13 September 2008

    Show: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Museum Open: 10– 4

    • Motor driven apparatus of all kinds, ages and conditions
    • 2,500 gallon drafting basin(s)
    • Museum will be operating its 1916 Mack Bulldog High Pressure Wagon and will need engines to supply water
    • Antique Car Show
    • Hot dogs, snow balls and snacks for sale

    Fire Museum of Maryland
    1301 York Road, Lutherville, 21093
    due north of Baltimore City
    one block north of Exit 26B, I-695

    Plenty of free parking for cars & trailers
    Call Steve Heaver at 410-321-7500 or 410-235-6144 with questions
  5. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD

    http://www.firemuseummd.org/WEB DOCUMENTS/Registration Form - Motor.pdf
  6. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    2008 Irish Festival in Baltimore City

    Join Baltimore-area fans of the Emerald Isle for the city's 2008 Irish Festival, featuring traditional Irish musicians, Celtic rock bands, beer and food vendors, and plenty of opportunities for a good jig. The free, two-day festival takes place at Canton Waterfront Park on Boston Street on September 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and September 13 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  7. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    Defenders' Day at Fort McHenry

    The weekend honors Defenders' Day, Baltimore's oldest holiday commemorating the bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 and the writing of The Star Spangled Banner. There will be re-enactors, parades, military bands and fireworks. $7 for adults, free for kids from 10 a.m-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 2400 E. Fort Ave. Call 410-962-4290 or go to http//www.nps.gov/fomc.


    Defenders’ Day – The Star-Spangled Banner Weekend

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 12, 13 & 14

    Join us for Fort McHenry’s flagship event! This three-day encampment and extravaganza is celebrated with over 100 War of 1812 reenactors, parades, military bands, fireworks, a symbolic ship-to-shore bombardment and much more!

    The Star-Spangled Banner Weekend honors Defenders’ Day, Baltimore’s oldest holiday commemorating the bombardment of Fort McHenry and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner!” Events begin with a Friday evening ceremonial procession of War of 1812 “soldiers” from the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House to the Inner Harbor, followed by a ceremony at the amphitheater. After the ceremony the reenactors will board sailing boats and return with the 30’x42’ replica flag to Fort McHenry. Saturday and Sunday, activities include children’s programs, historic boats, military encampments/demonstrations and a “privateer’s auction” of “captured goods.” Saturday evening’s program, beginning at 6:00 p.m., features a concert, a musket firing tactical demonstration with volunteer reenactors from all over the country (narrated), a symbolic ship-to-shore bombardment and evening fireworks show.

  8. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    Dragon invasion at Inner Harbor


    Dragon Boat Races

    A dozen teams from area companies cut through the water from the World Trade Center to the Maryland Science Center. Crews will race in long, narrow boats that ride low in the water and have dragon heads affixed to their bows. Each crew has 22 members: a steersman in the stern and a drummer in the front, who sets the pace for the 20 paddlers. This weekend, teams will compete in 40 elimination heats, which will be held every five minutes.

    Besides raising money for Catholic Charities' social-service programs, teams will compete to win the Dragon Cup.

    Dragon Boat Races are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday September 13 at the Inner Harbor, from the World Trade Center to the Maryland Science Center. The event is free to watch. Rash Field hosts the staging grounds and celebration village.
  9. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    Anne Arundel County Fair

    Carnival rides and games, farm animals, exhibits, contests, a tractor pull, live music and a pie-eating contest will be featured through Sunday at the Anne Arundel County Fair, Route 178, Crownsville. $5 for those 16 and older, $2 for ages 6-15 and free for younger kids and seniors. Admission does not include rides and games. Call 410-923-3400 or go to http://www.aacountyfair.org.
  10. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
    31st Annual Korean American Festival

    September 13 at War Memorial Plaza

    Korean American Festival, a cultural program with traditional dances, Tae Kwon Do demonstrations, traditional cuisine, arts and crafts, games, and more, Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., War Memorial Plaza at Fayette and Gay streets, 410-625-2442. FREE http://www.koreansocietyofmd.org
  11. Jaws


    Mar 27, 2007
    Columbia, MD
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