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Baltimore Herb Festival 2012

Baltimore Herb Festival 2012

25th Baltimore Herb Festival
May 26, 2011 – 9:30am-3pm
Location: Leakin Park
1900 Eagle Drive, MAP IT

Baltimore has many great festivals, but the Baltimore Herb Festival definitely ranks as one of the tops.  If you have never been, you must to go this year!  This 25 year old festival, whose primary focus is herbs, is located on the beautiful grounds of Leakin Park and features dozens of vendors in addition to guest speakers, nature exhibits, demonstrations, train rides and more.  Along with the most impressive selection of herbs that you will ever find, many traditional, as well as unusual, vegetables, decorative plants, fountains & sculpture and other gardening items are available.  Admission to the festival is $5.

Cylburn Arboretum Market Day -Plants, Crafts, Food, Music and More!
May 6, 2012, 12:00 pm
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Cylburn Arboretum Market Day

Cylburn Arboretum Market Day
Saturday, May 12th 2012, 8 am – 3 pm
(Preview Friday, May 6th)
4915 Greenspring Avenue,
Baltimore, MD.21209

Featuring refreshments, family activities, garden art products and gardening tips from experts.

Plant Sales

From annuals and perennials to native plants and vegetables, there is something for everyone! Gorgeous hanging baskets, herbs, trees, shrubs, rare and native plants.

Many of the plants are grown on-site by the Cylburn Arboretum Association, Baltimore City Recreation & Parks and UME Baltimore City Master Gardeners while others come from area garden clubs, specialty growers and non-profits.

Vendors, Gifts, and Food

Looking for a great Mother’s Day gift? Find that special something from local artists and vendors selling garden themed wares, jewelry, artwork, gifts and much more.

Refreshments and food provided by some of Baltimore’s most popular food trucks – Souper Freaks, Haute Dog Carte and Black Sauce Kitchen!

For more information, CLICK HERE.

BikeJam 2012
May 6, 2012, 9:10 am
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BikeJam 2012 At Patterson Park

A day long festival of cycling!
Sunday, May 20th, 2012, 8am – 5pm
Patterson Park, Baltimore

Activities Include:
* Recreational Bike Ride
12 & 31 mile rides
* Cycling Stunt Show
* Interactive Village
* Bike & Health Expo
* Food & Live Music
* Kids Activity Pavilion

For more information, CLICK HERE.

What Is A Designer’s Environmental Role?
May 3, 2012, 12:02 pm
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What’s A Designer’s Environmental Role? A Discussion With AIGA

Converse: Roundtable
Thursday, May 17, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 pm

1401 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21231

Designers Make Waste?

Attend May’s Converse to discuss printing responsibly and the role designers play in environmental and social consequences through their choice of materials.

Members: Free
Member plus one non member: Free
Non members without a member host: $10
AIGA members must show valid member ID.

Converse is AIGA’s roundtable event regularly occurring on the third Thursday of odd numbered months. Each event focuses on a different topic for discussion.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

AIGA, the professional association for design, is the oldest and largest membership association for professionals engaged in the discipline, practice and culture of designing. AIGA Baltimore supports the interests of professionals, educators and students who are engaged in the process of designing, regardless of where they are in the arc of their careers.

Bike To Work Day, Friday, May 18, 2012
May 1, 2012, 8:56 pm
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Bike To Work Day, Friday, May 18th, 2012

There will be numerous stations around Baltimore to pedal by, grab some coffee & breakfast, get a quick bike tune-up, mingle a bit then head on to work.

Choose from one of the many stations located around the City of Baltimore!

Stations are open at 7AM and most will remain open until 9:30 am offering coffee, lite breakfast and bike repairs.
(The Carroll Park stop will be open from 7:30 to 9AM)

To register and search for stations, CLICK HERE.

Buy Used Stuff, Sell Used Stuff: Patterson Park Flea Market
May 1, 2012, 8:40 pm
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Patterson Park Flea Market, May 12, 2012

Butchers Hill Flea Market & Craft Fair
Presented by the
Butchers Hill Association
Spring 2012 Edition

Saturday, May 12, 2012
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Spring 2012 Butchers Hill Flea Market and Craft Fair will be presented by the Butchers Hill Association on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The event is located in the northwest part of Baltimore’s Patterson Park near familiar landmarks — the Pagoda, the Marble Fountain, and the White House. Vendors and buyers will enjoy a great outdoor setting, live band music, and picnic food and beverages offered by Butchers Hill.

Join this 20-year-plus flea-market tradition, either as a vendor selling ‘fleas,’ both old and new, or crafts, creations, and other valuables, or by kicking back for a day of fun and bargain-hunting.

To learn more, CLICK HERE.