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Executive Director’s Letter September 4, 2018

It’s September and time to get back into your routines with school, work, and play. Since you’ll be longing for the weekends, you’ll want to have the most up-to-date and affordable access to great events around Baltimore. Available to everyone, GBCA’s Culture Fly calendar has the largest range of activities in the region. From fairs and festivals to plays and museum openings, Culture Fly has it all. We've also made it easy to search by age, specific locations, or discipline.

Do you like to save money? Are you interested in discount tickets and free events? You can sign up for the Culture Flyer newsletter with weekly offerings of half price and free tickets from the area’s most exciting venues. Since it comes out every Thursday, it’s a great tool for weekend planning. It also gives you a way to explore new places and experiences. Sound interesting??? Just follow this link and scroll to the bottom to sign up now!

Speaking of free events, this weekend, you won’t want to miss the Fourth Annual Little Italy Baltimore Madonnari Arts Festival. This outdoor festival will be held September 7-10 and includes street chalk paintings, outdoor acoustic music and street performers and al fresco dining. South High Street will be the site on which 50 artists, including those from Baltimore, Italy, Mexico, California, Florida, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Utah and the Maryland Eastern Shore. They will paint the street with exquisite classical and contemporary 3D street paintings made of chalk and chalk tempera. For more information and to get a taste of this amazing art, visit the Festival’s website,

Happy almost end of summer,


P.S. I hope you have marked your calendar for Wednesday, September 12 and the opening celebration of the Baker Artist Portfolio at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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