Weekend Picks, 12/8-12/11

What to do this weekend
Weekend Picks, 12/8-12/11

Thursday, December 8

"Give 'Em the Bird" Party & Turkey Drive

What: Turkey fundraiser with Wild Turkey drink specials
Where: Ryleigh’s Oyster Bar, 36 E. Cross St.
When: 5–11:30 PM, Thursday, December 8

Every December the Baltimore City Police Department and SDPCRC have handed out 350+ Holiday Turkeys to Baltimore city families in need, but this year they lost their funding. Help out by coming to this party! Every $14 raised will provide one turkey to a Baltimore City family in need, and there will be Wild Turkey cocktail specials and fun giveaways to make your time worthwhile (RSVP here).


Friday, December 9

Big Old Happy Hour at Max's Taphouse

What: Happy hour featuring 32-oz. drafts
Where: Max's Taphouse, 737 S. Broadway
When: 5–8 PM, Friday, December 9
Price: $6 per 32-oz. pour

Get the weekend roaring with a happy hour stop at this Fells Point beer haven. 32-oz. pours from most taps are just $6, served in classy plastic cups.


Saturday, December 10

Mid-Atlantic Holiday Beer Fest

What: Beer festival and tasting with over
Where: Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt St.
When: 1–5 PM, Sunday, December 10
Price: $40 per person

Previously hosted by The Brewer’s Art, this year’s event is a joint venture between the Charles Street pub and the Pratt Street Ale House. Both food and beer samplings are included in ticket price, including brews from Evolution, Victory, Troegs, Stillwater, Flying Dog, The Brewer's Art, and Oliver Ales. A limited number of tickets are available here.

Santarchy Hampden 2011

What: A not-for-profit, non-political, non-religious & non-logical Santa Claus convention
Where: Rocket to Venus, 3360 Chestnut Ave.
When: 7 PM, Saturday, December 10

Dress up and bar crawl in Hampden. Holiday apparel is mandatory; a Santa hat is the bare minimum. Get a Santa suit. Buy a Santa suit. Be santalicious. Borrow a Santa suit. Be a Secret Santa, a Santasaurus, Candy-cane, a Reindeer, a Chanukah Chicken, a damnlatke. Just don't wear your same old jeans. A fun alternative to family-oriented holiday events.


Sunday, December 11

Brunch With Santa

What: Photo op with Santa during brunch
Where: Ram’s Head Roadhouse, Ram’s Head Tavern Savage Mill
When: 10–11:30 AM at the Roadhouse, 10 AM–noon at Savage Mill, Sunday, December 11

Take the little one to a Rams Head venue on Sunday morning; while you enjoy brunch and a Bloody Mary or two, they can sit on Santa’s lap and have a photo taken.
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Drinking Wine is the Best Mental Exercise, According to Science

Drinking Wine is the Best Mental Exercise, According to Science

Can drinking wine actually be beneficial to your health? A professor of neuroscience at Yale may have found an answer....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Apr 12, 2017
This Summer, You Can Drink Your Rose Out Of a Forty

This Summer, You Can Drink Your Rose Out Of a Forty

A company called Forty Ounce Wines is now selling this warm-weather wine in forties, giving drinkers a whole new way to drink 'rose all day.'...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Apr 10, 2017
Follow in Anthony Bourdain's Footsteps with 'Explore Parts Unknown'

Follow in Anthony Bourdain's Footsteps with 'Explore Parts Unknown'

Ever feel inspired by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's world travels? Wish you could trace his steps and go o...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Apr 10, 2017
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
Buffalo Trace is Now Aging Bourbon in 300 Year Old Barrels

Buffalo Trace is Now Aging Bourbon in 300 Year Old Barrels

Oak barrels are an essential part of what makes bourbon bourbon. For one, there's a legal requirement that bourbon be aged in newly charred oak contai...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Mar 31, 2017
Southern Tier Releases Girl Scout Cookie Flavored Beer

Southern Tier Releases Girl Scout Cookie Flavored Beer

New York based brewery Southern Tier has announced their latest spring release - 'Thick Mint,' an imperial stout brewed with chocolate and mint. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Mar 28, 2017
Celebrate Spring at the Decanter Wine & Racing Festival, April 8

Celebrate Spring at the Decanter Wine & Racing Festival, April 8

On Saturday, April 8 from 12 PM - 6 PM, Laurel Park Race Course will play home to the Decanter Wine and Racing Festival, kicking off this year's horse...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Mar 28, 2017
Where to Drink Spring Cocktails in Baltimore

Where to Drink Spring Cocktails in Baltimore

While there's been no pronounced wintery weather this season, it's clear we're still all ready for spring. Thankfully, so are the bars....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Mar 28, 2017
This Bartender Made Real-Life Versions of Cocktails from 'The Simpsons'

This Bartender Made Real-Life Versions of Cocktails from 'The Simpsons'

Have you ever dreamt of trying a cocktail only seen before in a cartoon, like the 'Flaming Homer' from The Sim...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Mar 23, 2017
Behind the Bar: Camille Ralph Vidal, Global Brand Ambassador for St. Germain

Behind the Bar: Camille Ralph Vidal, Global Brand Ambassador for St. Germain

In this installment of Behind the Bar, we were lucky enough to interview Madame St. Germain herself, Camille V...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Mar 23, 2017
Things No One Asked For: Prosecco-Flavored Nail Polish

Things No One Asked For: Prosecco-Flavored Nail Polish

If you're the kind of alcoholic who needs to have booze on your person at all times, Groupon has just the product for you: prosecco-flavored nail poli...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Mar 22, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close