We are so lucky to have the BMI as our neighbor. Not only are they offering free admission to furloughed federal government employees and their families (with federal employee ID), but they also host a lot of great events throughout the year such as this wine festival. Check it out!
“Legends and Newcomers”
Wine Festival at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore Museum of Industry invites wine connoisseurs, enthusiasts and amateur sommeliers to an afternoon of tasting and swirling at the museum’s Wine Festival fundraiser,Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
This year’s Festival theme is “Legends and Newcomers.” Guests will compare the wines of legendary, long time wineries as well as young wineries that have the industry buzzing. Among the Legends will be vintages from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Clos du Val, and Freemark Abbey, legendary California wineries whose triumph at the 1976 Judgement of Paris tasting shocked the wine world.
Attendees will have the opportunity to take home bottles of their favorite wines at discounted prices. All of the proceeds from ticket sales and wine purchases will help the Baltimore Museum of Industry provide award-winning school programs to over 70,000 students a year and sustain its vast archival and artifacts collection.
Museum admission will be complimentary to Wine Festival guests for the duration of the event with tour guides available. Tickets for Legends and Newcomers are $35 for members and $45 for non-members and can be purchased at the event, or in advance by calling 410-727-4808 x 132 or by visiting www.thebmi.org.
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Founded in 1977 as a project of the Mayor’s Office, the Baltimore Museum of Industry is a private, nonprofit organization established to celebrate the past, present and future innovations of Maryland industry and its people through dynamic educational experiences. The Museum is a leader in innovative education about Maryland industry and a major attraction for Baltimore, MD, and the Mid-Atlantic region. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday museum is closed. The Museum is located at 1415 Key Highway, Inner Harbor South, Baltimore. Parking is FREE.