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May 3, 2017
Posted in: Weekend Happenings
May is kicking off with parades, festivals and more! WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS Funk Parade U St. NW, DC Time: Saturday, Day Fair: 12-7pm; Parade: 3pm-4pm; Music Festival: 7pm – 10pm Cost: FREE In honor of U Street’s Diverse cultural history, people from all over the District come to celebrate the spirit of funk at this […]
April 29, 2015
Posted in: Concierge Favorites Holidays Sips & Bites
The 141st annual running of the Kentucky Derby will commence this weekend and we at Charm City Concierge don’t want you to miss out on all the fun right from the comfort of your home! Here are a few ideas for how to plan your Kentucky Derby party in a pinch! Recipe Central: Bourbon Glazed Shrimp […]
May 8, 2014
Posted in: Concierge Favorites MD
In Baltimore, Preakness means party and that’s just what we’re doing all week long! The guide below is broken down by date and events are taken from the Preakness website. Saturday, May 10th Preakness Kickoff Concert at Rams Head Live! (Inner Harbor)* Baltimore band, The Bridge will headline this concert to kick off Preakness Week in Maryland. […]
May 14, 2013
Posted in: Concierge Favorites DC MD
The second jewel of the Triple Crown has arrived and we’ve got all the events just for you! From the Hot Air Balloons at Turf Valley to the live music of InFieldFest, you’re sure to find a way to celebrate the 138th Preakness! We’ve even created a special Maryland themed dessert for the occasion – […]
May 13, 2013
Posted in: Concierge Favorites DC MD
Preakness week is here and we’re busy planning a festive Maryland themed affair! Not only are we celebrating having the second jewel of the Triple Crown in our home state but we’re cheering on Orb, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, whose owners are from Baltimore County! In honor of all this Maryland Pride we […]
May 3, 2013
Posted in: Concierge Favorites DC MD
This weekend is full of events from Cinco de Mayo to the Gold Cup and much more! Washington, DC Events DC 101 Chili Cook Off RFK Stadium 2400 East Capitol Street Washington, DC 20003 Time: Saturday 12 pm to 9 pm Price: $35.50 to $65 Enjoy a full day of music while 101 chili cooks compete in […]
May 1, 2013
Posted in: Concierge Favorites
We’ve rounded up Horse Racing and betting terms and phrases to make you an expert when it comes to watching the races! Know your Exacta from your Trifecta and Furlong from your Filly! Across the Board – Bet of a horse to come in win (1st), place (2nd) and show (3rd). If the horse wins, […]
April 29, 2013
Posted in: DC MD
Horse racing is steeped in tradition and this weekend marks the 139th Kentucky Derby. Instead of sticking with the classic mint julep we’re updating our cocktail menu. This year we’re created a Honey Blueberry Mint Julep. We incorporated fresh fruit and smooth honey to add a sweet touch to this classic racing staple. It’s our […]
May 4, 2012
Posted in: Concierge Favorites Holidays
Cinco de Mayo is always a GREAT excuse to have a party, enjoy great food and drinks with friends, but with the Kentucky Derby falling on the 5th we have two reasons to celebrate! With the help from our foodie concierge in the field, we’ve got some great recipe and party ideas for you. Salsa-a-Thon! […]