Rambling Rose: Caton Castle


Hello everyone, thanks for your love, phone calls and get-well wishes. I am doing so much better. Each day gets better. I hope your Easter weekend was a good one. There’s a lot going on this weekend and I would love to see you out there.

Go Caton Castle! Caton Castle Lounge is doing their thing non-stop. Located on Caton Avenue and Hilton Street, Ron Scott, the owner keeps jazz in his club every Saturday form 6-10 p.m. with the hottest, local, national and top of the line jazz artists to entertain you. The food is always great and the atmosphere is very sociable. On Saturday, April 7 from 6-10 p.m., they are showcasing the John Lamkin II Jazz Quintet with Michael Hariston, Bob Butta, Michael Graham, Jesse Moody and John. For ticket information, call 410-566-7086.

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market is reopening on Sunday, April 8 at 7 a.m. located on Saratoga Street between Holiday and Gay Street, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway. This season the farms represented are: Oak Spring Farm, certified organic herb, vegetables, fruits and eggs; Shore to door Blue Crabs: fresh harvested blue crabs, live and steamed; State Farm Brewery, a farm-based brewery, selling beer; Windswept farm, meats including goat, beef, pork, lamb and chicken.

Alright, my “Rambling Rose” fans, I need your support. I need you call me to get your ticket(s) and join me for the Baltimore Times Luncheon on Thursday, April 9 from 12-3 p.m. at the Forum Caterers. No excuses, I promise you will have fun. I want to greet and meet my fans who read my column every week. Come out and have fun with me. The lunch buffet is going to be out-of-site; the music by the one and only DJ Sugar Chris will have you on the floor in your wheel chairs, walker, cane and rocking in your seat with the oldies. Shirley Duncan the Hand Dance Queen will teach you hand-dancing and line dancing. Tickets are only $35.00 or 2 for $60.00. Call me at 410-833-9474

Check this out! Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society will host Dave Stryker Quintet in concert and features Baltimore’s jazz Virtuoso Warren Wolf on Sunday, April 8. Warren Wolf grew up in Edmondson Village. He is a jazz virtuoso who was just hired by Peabody where he studied in addition to attending the Baltimore School for the Arts. (Two of our 2015 1st and 2nd place Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship winners, Ebban and Ephraim Dorsey now attend along with many other gifted and talented children). An Evening with the Dave Stryker Quintet takes place Sunday, April 8 at 5 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive in Baltimore. For more information, call Juliana Marin at 410-385-5888.

FYI: The popular DJ Mike Jones plays every Thursday from 6-10 p.m. for Happy Hour at the American LegionOwings Mills, 4424 Painters Mill Road; food, fun, good drinks, line dancing and no cover. He is also at Vulcan Blazer, 2811 Druid Park Drive in Baltimore every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. for Crab Night and Happy Hour drink specials. No cover.

Well, my dear friends, I GOT TO GO, so enjoy your week and remember I love you and if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I ‘M MUSICALLY YOURS.