This weekend is full of community-based clean-ups and fancy festivals. All of it results in some extra sunshine time. Straighten up and get dirty, Canton, because it’s the weekend!
Beautiful days ahead mean its time to beautify our local green space. Kick-off your weekend with a O’Donnell Square Park cleanup Saturday, April 29 at from 9 a.m. to noon. The parks needs a little help with weeding and trash pickup. Supplies will be provided and it’s a great way to meet your neighbors.
Just up the hill there’s an effort to feed community cleanup participants as part of the Bayview Community Association Community Cookout. The cookout will provide breakfast and lunch to anyone participating in a cleanup event on Saturday, April 29. The community cookout is held at Joseph Lee Playfield (5900 E Pratt St.). Breakfast is available at 8:30 a.m. and breakout into cleaning groups starts at 9 a.m.and lunch is at 1 p.m.
It’s no secret that we’re big fans of the Charm City Bluegrass Festival. The festival is finally here. This Saturday, April 29 join fellow bluegrass fans on the grass of Druid Hill park for over a dozen live music acts, food, brews, and more. There’s still time to grab tickets. Make sure to use the Stay Classy coupon code ‘Stay Classy’ for $10 off.
Winos and those simply in search of a deal might want to head up to Highlandtown this Sunday, April 30 for one of the most satisfying events of the year: Highlandtown Wine Festival. A ticket gets you entrance, a souvenir wine glass, delicious antipasto platter and five wine tastings. There will also be craft vendors, live music, and other beverages for sale. Tickets are $20 in advance (tickets can be purchased at Dipasquale’s, Laughing Pint , Mastellone Deli and Wine Shop, and online) and $25 at the gate. All proceeds benefit the Highlandtown Wine Fest.
Since it’s never to early to prepare, you might want to spend some time this weekend planning logistics for getting to the kickoff of First Thursday’s — the sprawling concert/picnic event that lasts through the summer – which begin next week, Thursday May 4.