Support Baltimore owned restaurants on Small Business Saturday

Wagyu BurgerAre you looking for an alternative to Thanksgiving leftovers? You can dine at a Baltimore owned restaurant and support Small Business Saturday. You not only support local businesses but you can eat something different. Please see the list of Baltimore restaurants below. Have a wonderful time.


  1. Fleet Street Kitchen
  2. B & O Brasserie
  3. Rusty Scupper
  4. Teavolve
  5. Abbey Burger Bistro
  6. Mother’s
  7. Waterfront Kitchen
  8. The Oregon Grille  
  9. Casey’s Restaurant
  10. Ryleigh’s
  11. Moe’s Seafood
  12. Felici Cafe
  13. 3 Bean Coffee

Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees Fundraiser starts on Friday November 27, 2015

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Celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season and help children for years to come. Kennedy Krieger’s Festival of Trees will be held Friday November 27, 2015- Sunday November 29, 2015 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds ( The Cow Palace 2200 York Road Timonium, Maryland 21093). Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for kids. You can purchase tickets by clicking here.  You can also start your own fundraising for the event by clicking here. For every $10 raised, you will earn a free ticket. What a great way to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season.

The Festival of Trees will feature more than “700 trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses decorated by local designers, corporations and schools.”  Attendees will enjoy entertainment, games, rides, boutiques and a silent auction. This year’s raffle features more than $2,500 in cash prizes. You can purchase your $2 raffle tickets by clicking here or when you attend the event.  Kennedy Krieger is a great organization that “serves more than 20,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics, home and community services and school-based programs.” You can learn more about Kennedy Krieger by clicking here.










Y in Central Maryland presents Turkey Trot Charity 5K on Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving Day will be on Thursday November 26, 2015. Are you looking for something to do on Thanksgiving Day? The Y in Central Maryland presents its Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Charity 5K.  The cost is $40 for adults, $20 for youth ages 7-17 years of age and children 7 years of age and younger are free (everyone must register even for free registrations) .  You can register in person at a Y in Central Maryland location until Wednesday November 25, 2015.  Closing times vary so please check your location by clicking here.  You can also register in person on the day of the Turkey Trot. There will not be as many t-shirts available for day of registrations.

The Turkey Trot begin at 8:30 am on Thanksgiving Day in Arnold, Baltimore City, Bel Air, Ellicott City, Towson and Westminster. Participants can walk or run and prizes will awarded for each age group. “All participants will receive an official race t-shirt. Proceeds benefit children whose families can’t afford educational and enrichment opportunities, such as Y Preschool and Camp. Evergreen Health is the Title Sponsor.” You can learn more about the Y in Central Maryland by clicking here.   


Baltimore Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving will be observed on Thursday November 26, 2015. Are you looking for someone else to do the cooking for you? There are a few restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day. Reservations are recommended to ensure you will get your prefered time to eat. Please see the complete list or make your reservation by clicking here. Please see the list of restaurants below for dinner or to order side dishes. Click on each restaurant to the complete menu or restaurant details.  Make sure you call ahead to see the hours of your prefered restaurant. Have a great time and Happy Thanksgiving.

1) Rusty Scupper  402 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230 (410)-727-3678

2) Ruth’s Chris , Pier V 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 (410)-230-0033

3) McCormick & Schmick’s  711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202  (410)-234-1300

4) Waterfront Kitchen  1417 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231 (443)-681-5310

5) The Oregon Grille  1200 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030 (410)-771-0505