Well, winter came and went. The end of February now means it’s time to dust off the competitor in you and show off some of your skills. Whether you’re a champ at chili, kareoke, flea market shopping, or just being your fabulous single self, this weekend will have you winning all-around. Winter out. Mic drop.
Does your chili rise above the rest? Head to a local hangout this Saturday, February 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. to serve your chili to the best kind of judges (your neighbors) and earn some bragging rights. Pig & Rooster’s 1st Annual Chili Cook-off invites judges and chili cooks alike to join the chili gorging party that benefits Mended Little Hearts of Greater Baltimore. Make a $5 donation and you will receive a judging spoon. Looking to compete? Sign-up at the bar or via email at info@pigandroostersmokehou
Still angry about this lovey-dovey month called February? The Lithuanian Hall (851 Hollins St.) has the perfect platform for scorning past lovers and slaying on stage: the Anti-Valentine Kareoke party. Join the pity party this Saturday, February 25 from 9:30 p.m to 1:30 a.m. Cover is $5 for members, and an additional $5 for non-members (which covers your annual membership). Bring your broken heart and a penchant for singing about it all night long.
Nothing signals the (early) end of winter in Baltimore like scoring a few local treasures at a city bar to spiff up your house for spring. Ottobar is hosting a flea market this Sunday, February 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 25 local vendors selling handmade crafts, vintage, and more.
Whether you’re looking to snag a fellow single or simply mingle with friends, Baltimore Magazine’s Top Singles Party this Sunday, February 26 has you covered. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bar Vazquez to celebrate Baltimore Magazine’s Top Singles issue. Enjoy an evening of handcrafted cocktails, delicious eats, and new friends (or more than friends?) A portion of proceeds go to BARCS animal shelter. For tickets, visit: http://bmag.co/topsingles.