Hello everyone, I hope everyone is well and if not, just keep the faith, it will get better.
Just say it’s not so— Father’s Day is just as big in Baltimore/Washington area as Mother’s Day! Well put me on the record that Father’s Day weekend is just as popular as Mother’s Day. Girlfriend, let me tell you that there is so much going on, I couldn’t get it all in my column this week. “Terrible situation!” So ladies you know what to do, it’s the fathers, grandfathers, husbands, significant others, brothers, sons, uncles or who ever played the role of father in your life— it’s now your turn to show them how much you care and love them.
I guess I better get started!
The Father’s Day Jazz Fest has a line-up of six bands including the Baltimore School for the Arts Big Band; the Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra; The Kings of Crownsville; the Women of Baltimore Jazz Collective; the Eric Kennedy Trio; and Da B’More Brass Factory. There will be food and kids’ activities, all at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 3009 Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The African Griot Book Fair will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Druid Hill Park in the Lakeside Pavilion Area Grove Road. The festival includes children vendors, entrepreneurs, authors from the DMV, Hip Hop, Plant based menus, story tellers, drum circle, free books, bike rides, poets, guest speakers, youth steel drum orchestra, magician, yoga and a lot more. For more information, call 410-940-7498.
My dear friend, Bilal Ali is hosting “A Night of Smooth Jazz and R&B” on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Quality Inn Ballroom, 1800 Belmont Avenue in Windsor Mill. The event includes dinner and concert starting at 7 p.m. For more information, call 443-540-7797.
“It is time to celebrate the men in our lives!,” according to officials from Forum Caterers as they host a “Father’s Day Feast with live entertainment on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 4210 Primrose Avenue. The menu will blow your mind and it will be fit for a king, including: salad bar; fried fish; BBQ ribs; pit beef; fried chicken; macaroni and cheese; rice and gravy; green beans; collard greens; rolls; cornbread; hot and cold beverages; and cash bar. For more information, call 410-358-1101.
Okay, this is enough to get you started. More activities are listed with the photos on the page. Before I go, I want to extend a long stem red rose to all the fathers— Happy Father’s Day! I got to go now, but remember if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.