A beer garden, a fashion show, one-of-a-kind finds and performing bands all day long are among the new and returning highlights of one of Baltimore’s favorite events: The Annual Mt. Washington Village Fall Block Party, scheduled this year for Sunday, October 16, 2016, from 12:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a rain date of Sunday, October 23, 2016.
A portion of the proceeds from the day’s event sponsored by the Mt. Washington Village Association (www.mountwashingtonvillage.com) will benefit The Mt. Washington School.
The entire street of Sulgrave Avenue will be turned into “Restaurant Row” showcasing unique “Specials”
By Chiyo Sushi, (http://chiyosushi.com/) traditional Japanese Cuisine, Ethel’s Creole Kitchen, (http://www.ethelscreolekitchen.com/)- Innovate Maryland Creole, Crepe Du Jour- (http://www.crepedujour.com/) French Bistro, and Desert Cafe- Mediterranean Food. “There’s something for everyone,” says Betsy Gardner, Event Coordinator. “The festival will feature a family favorite: the children’s area, coordinated by the Mount Washington School PTO, with games, face painting, and vendors. Pet owners and their pets are invited to stop by Mt. Washington Vet for giveaways, and much, much more!!
Betsy Gardner, Festival Coordinator notes, “in addition to showcasing Mount Washington Village restaurants, shops, and vendors at this year’s block party, Ethel’s Creole Kitchen will have their famous Smoked Chicken Jambalaya and Smoked Beef Ribs available, the Nickel Tap-House will be showcasing items from the grill, and The Mt. Washington Tavern will be serving oysters on the half shell, BBQ Brisket sliders, Blody Mary’s, Mulled Cider, and various “Octoberfest” beers to celebrate the season.”
The Painted Pallette will be selling handmade canvasses for $10.00 each with 50% of the proceeds being donated to Breast Cancer Sup
The fashion show – making a return appearance for the past several years – will be hosted by village shop La Chic Boutique (http://www.lachicboutiquemd.com/), and garments and accessories shown will be available for purchase. Fox 45’s own Chief Meteorologist, Vytas Reid will host the fashion show again this year.
Five bands, each offering a distinctive genre of music, will perform live throughout the day as follows:
12:00- 12:10 p.m. OPENING/WELCOME-Greg Armstrong, President, Mt. Washington Village Merchants Association
12:10-12:45 p.m. Premiere Saxophonist “Isaac Parham”
1:00-1:45 p.m. Sub Radio- (Pop/Rock/Acoustic/Funk)
2:00-2:45 p.m. The Pocket Band (Reggae/Rock/Alternative/Funk/Blues)
3:00-4:00 p.m. Fashion Show- Produced by La Chic Boutique- MC by Fox 45 Metrologies “Vytas Reid”
4:15-5:00 p.m. Swingin’ Swamis (R&B, Soul, Rock-N-Roll to Contemporary Pop, Jazz, Latin and World Rhythms
5:15-6:00 p.m. The Hounds- (Classic Rock, Roots, Blues, Americana, Rhythm & Groove)
In case you have any questions, or would like to be a sponsor/, contact Ms. Gardner
at 443-600-6803, or firstname.lastname@example.org or if you want to participate as a vendor please email
Zoe at Mt.WashingtonFestival@gmail.com. The cost to be a vendor is $125.00 and a 10×10 will be provided.