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We're keeping our past events listed to let you know what we've been up to.   If you can imagine it, you can do with Mixolo.

 

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Symphonic Jazz - Occasional Symphony with Jazz Great, Stanley Cowell.

$25

Thursday, December 6. 3018, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

We’ll join Occasional Symphony at Baltimore Museum Art as they bring symphonic orchestral jazz (first introduced to the mainstream by the likes of Gershwin and Ellington) back to the future with featured 21st-century Steinway jazz pianist and composer, Stanley Cowell.


Occasional Symphony is on a mission to share the majesty of symphonic music performances in less traditional and accessible venues, “living spaces;” this time they’ll grace the grand and historic Baltimore Museum of Art. This special fundraiser will help buoy the symphony's efforts to bring their art to the wider community.

Another Great Food Tour with Bite of Baltimore!

$65

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:00PM - 6:00PM in Historic Fells Point

When it rains, we tour! Bite of Baltimore curates culinary experiences that are quintessentially Baltimore. We’ll indulge on crab cakes, pit beef, craft libations, and more, to satisfy and titillate the most discerning local palate and the curious traveler. All of your tastings are included in your ticket purchase!

Our walking tour will include strategic stops that immerse us in the storied, transformative history of Fells Point from the American Revolution to the War of 1812, to the Civil War and beyond. Our charismatic tour guides will regale us with the spangled banner stories and a few little-known stories about unsung heroes.

See "King of the Yees" with Mixolo

$37

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Baltimore Center Stage

You can sit with us as we witness an American story of San Francisco’s changing Chinatown through the eyes of “new generation” award-winning playwright, Lauren Yee, in her clever and endearing family comedy, King of the Yees.” No plus-one required.

Photo:  Talkback after the performance with a new Baltimore-based collective of Asian-American artists, the Baltimore Asian Pasifika Art Collective (BPAC).

Field-to-Table Farm Event at Star Bright Farm

$15 - $50

Saturday, November 11, 2018

Join Mixolo, with or without a plus-one, for a day off the grid and out on the farm at Star Bright Farm, a family-owned and run 130-acre organic farm in the rolling hills of White Hall, MD. You can find this oasis only 45 minutes north of Baltimore in northeast Baltimore County near the Harford County line.

Star Bright Farm is collaborating with its restaurant partners, The Food Market and it’s sister establishment, La Food Marketa, as they all come together under the same sky, along with Diamondback Brewing Company, newcomers and other local farmers, chefs and brewers to celebrate the harvest season with a field-to-table meal with fresh eats and brews inspired by fall’s harvests.

Coffee brews from truly off-the-grid mobile cafe, Park and Perk, will help keep you warm. Expect local artisans and live music - and heaters - for an even warmer welcome.

Baltimore Style's Big Bash: A Royal Affair

$30

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel

Join Mixolo for an affair of style and substance at Baltimore Style Magazine’s annual Big Bash. This year’s theme: A Royal Affair. We’ll gather for an evening of fabulous food, fun, and fashion at the beautiful Royal Sonesta Harbor Court (so fitting). Start the evening with red carpet photos. Enjoy a curated beauty bar and shopping specials.

The much-anticipated fashion show, produced by Lana Rae, founder of KIS modeling agency and the annual Fashion Awards Maryland (and Instagram fashionista), will rock your tiara. Did we mention tiaras are welcome? As are non-tiara wearers…

A portion of the 
proceeds go to The Red Devils and their efforts to fund support services that improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients and their families.

Halloween "Madness" with the Occasional Symphony

$15

October 31, 2018 at Space 2640, Charles Village, Baltimore, MD

Up your classical music repertoire and your Halloween costume game as the Occasional Symphony, led by Ryan Tani, and joined by soprano, Kerry Holahan, plays a curated live score to the 1926 Japanese silent horror film A Page of Madness.

Filmmaker Teinosuke Kinugasa’s avant-garde cinematographic techniques will be complemented with thoughtfully selected pieces, not only from the classics, but from exciting 21st century contemporary composers (Nicholas Bentz, Joshua Bornfield, Douglas Buchanan, Haley Olson and Alexa Rinn), including a few graduates from the distinguished Peabody Institute, and most with eclectic tastes and influences from the French Impressionists like Debussy to the Star Wars and X Files soundtracks. The cool kids…

Occasional Symphony is on a mission to share the majesty of symphonic music performances in less traditional and more accessible venues, “living spaces,” none more appropriate than the cool and spooky 2640 Space on St. Paul Street.

Kitchen Skills Series -

Series $150 Indiv. $55

October 9. 16, 23, 2018 at School of Food

Become your own favorite chef as School of Food equips you with the basics for every great meal no matter where that meal is prepared. Now you can take those skills home - for life.

Join us for just one or all three transformative Tuesdays (October, 9, 16 and 23) and gear up for the holidays (or life) with School of Food and spend some happy hours in the kitchen with a highly-trained chef elevating, or complimenting, your cooking skills. Attend the entire series or register for the individual class(es) that works for you.

Choose from Knife Skills (October 9), Butchery (October 16), Stocks and Sauces (October 23) or get Schooled on all three with 10% off for the entire series purchase.

Flip Flop Festivus

$125

Fall 2018 Gala with Life and Breath Foundation at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

Soon to be that time of year for fall fundraisers, Mixolo wants you to sit, stand, run or dance with us, whatever it takes to get you out and supporting the many great mission-driven and impactful “social good” organizations whose operations rely heavily on annual events.

Join us for perennial favorite Flip Flop Festivus at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore for the 10th anniversary of this extraordinary event and connect with a community of do-good adventurers and givers who just want to have fun - social good fun. No plus-one required.

Come on out and celebrate the last full night of summer with spectacular sunset views of the harbor, exceptional entertainment and more while supporting a valiant cause. On this highly anticipated occasion, we will be celebrating and helping to further the good work of the Life and Breath Foundation.

End of Summer Soiree with Chef's Expressions

$40

September 6, 2018 at Baltimore Museum of Industry

Join us as we bid a fond farewell to the Summer with a waterfront celebration featuring live music, creative cuisine, and whimsical cocktails. For our do-good foodies, you’ll be delighted to know that a portion of proceeds from this event will be donated to the “Save the Crane” campaign at Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI).

Chef’s Expressions’ Summer Soiree is back for its 6th year! Each year they mark summer’s unofficial exit with a celebration of well, summer, and change making organizations. Thinking about coming solo? No need to opt out because you can't convince a plus-one. You can sit with us!

Mount Vernon Foodie Tour with Bite of Baltimore

$90

Sunday, August 19, 2:00 PM - 6:00PM, starting at Maryland Historical Society

Bite of Baltimore, the city’s premier food tour purveyor, is expanding to the beautiful cultural district of Mount Vernon and they're taking our adventurous solos on a walking culinary tour. As always, with Mixolo and our solo-friendly hosts, no plus-one required.

 

Old and new collide in the best possible way as haute meets hot. While Mount Vernon’s history as the epicenter of Baltimore high society shapes its history, Mount Vernon is also one of the city’s cultural melting pots, which Bite of Baltimore highlights in the exciting food options on its tour.

Bite of Baltimore is partnering with the Maryland Historical Society on this experience to offer an even more engaging, in-depth experience.BiteLike their Fell’s Point tour, the Mount Vernon jaunt includes four food tastes, a signature cocktail, and a guided historic walking lecture. 

Mixology Monday

$30

Monday, August 13. 2018, 5:30PM - 7:30PM, at School of Food.

We told you we love re-imagining happy hour, yes? Here we go again. So, come on out after work and MYOH (Make Your Own Happy Hour)! As always with Mixolo, plus-ones are welcome, but never required to do what you love or are simply curious about.

Who hasn't imagined themselves the cool bartender (a.k.a. mixologist in the new millenium)? Teetotalers, you probably have, too... School of Food is taking us on a spirited tour of bar duty under the watchful eye of 5 talented mixologists to show us a few secrets to creating the perfectly mixed cocktail, shaken or stirred. The usual suspects will be featured: gin, whiskey, rum, tequila, and vodka.

Fells Point Foodie (Walking) Tour with Bite of Baltimore

$60

Sunday July 29, 3:00PM - 6:30PM

Ye olde harbor, Fells Point, cleverly juxtaposed with modern history, is a food and history lover’s delight. Bite of Baltimore, Mixolo’s first official touring host partner, has mastered the stone streets and pathways to find the best of what makes Baltimore great. 

 

Bite of Baltimore curates culinary experiences that are quintessentially Baltimore. We’ll indulge on crab cakes, pit beef, craft libations, and more, to satisfy and titillate the most discerning local palate and the curious traveler. All of your tastings are included in your ticket purchase!

Our walking tour will include strategic stops that immerse us in the storied, transformative history of Fells Point from the American Revolution to the War of 1812, to the Civil War and beyond. Our charismatic tour guides will regale us with the spangled banner stories and a few little-known stories about unsung heroes.

Moleculary Gastronomy at School of Food

$55

Sunday, July 22, 2018, 2:00PM - 5:00PM

Apparently, it’s OK to play with your food.  And whether you aced or scoffed at chemistry in school, you’ve been using it every time you apply a cooking technique to food.

Time to don your lab coat (apron) and make mad good food science as we explore molecular gastronomy in the kitchen at the School of Food. Their cooking equipment and tools are perfectly suited for culinary experiments with the tastiest results. 

 

From spherification to gelification, foams to fizz and the flavor-enhancing sous vide cooking technique, boundary-busting chefs are making [macro]waves with molecular cuisine. Whether you are on a first name basis with Michael or Jose’ or you have no idea who those chemist-chefs are, after this class, you’ll be able to incorporate impressive science-based culinary techniques into your own home-grown experiments.

Afro Punk Ballet Preview: "Two Suns and a Bunch of Punks" with Afro House

$35

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

Co-produced with Annex Theater, the “go-to for experimental theater and interdisciplinary performance in Baltimore,” Afro Punk Ballet is a beautifully and literally orchestrated collision of 18th century French Baroque lyric theater that combines elements of opera and ballet, southern gospel music and sounds and experiences from punk rock music and the Afro-punk movement.

 

Afro House is launching their most ambitious project to date and we are going to join them on their journey to their fully staged production of Afro Punk Ballet for October 2018. Join us on Saturday, July 14, 2014 for “Two Suns and a Bunch of Punks,” their fundraiser and preview of the futuristic opera-ballet at Single Carrot Theatre, a vanguard alternative theater performance space in the heart of Remington, also home to the highly acclaimed Single Carrot Theatre Ensemble.

"Love the City You're With" Bike Tour of Southwest Baltimore

$60

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 7:30AM - 1:00PM

Calling all Baltimoreans and other curious travelers. See Baltimore's greatest attractions by bike with MIxolo.  For our Mixolo bike tour in our beloved beta city, we want you to "Act like a tourist, and think like a resident" as we take a guided ride through Southwest Baltimore.

 

On our inaugural "Love the City You're With" tour, you'll connect with your fellow riders and engage with our gracious, solo-friendly hosts in Southwest Baltimore who are preparing for your arrival during our tour. All skill levels are welcome. We'll be easy ridin,' stoppin,' eatin' and greetin" like old neighbors. See Baltimore. See other people. No plus-one required.

The neighborhoods in this oft-overlooked area of the city are steeped in history, cultural diversity and still supporting unique small businesses that make you feel like you have stepped into a welcoming home.

French Wine Supper with Chef's Expression at Gramercy Mansion

$120

Friday, July 13, 2018, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

While some may debate that the Boston Tea Party was THE critical event in America's independence, we cannot imagine the French throwing wine over anything to make a point. But, they will always have Bastille Day and Americans (at least most of us) are eternally grateful for the French revolutionaries and, moreover, French wine and food.

We'll join Chef's Expressions at the stunning Gramercy Mansion for an elegant multi-course French-inspired dinner paired with thoughtfully selected French wines. The historic Gramercy Mansion is situated on 45 beautifully preserved acres just minutes north of Baltimore City and easily accessible from major thruways in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan region and South Central Pennsylvania. So fitting; the word Gramercy is derived from the French words "gran merci'" meaning "big thanks."

World Premiere of SOUL the Stax Musical at Baltimore Center Stage

$45

Friday, June 1, 2018, 6:30PM - 10:00PM

That was then and it’s coming back now!  Join Mixolo solos for the world premiere of SOUL the Stax Musical at Baltimore Center Stage, a celebration of the sound of American soul music and the iconic artists that came out of the groundbreaking Memphis-born Stax record label.  See this highly anticipated musical premiere and share the experience with other like-minded theater enthusiasts.  We'll enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour before the performance. 

 

Whether you miss - or missed -  the Rhythm and Blues explosion in the 1960s,  you can relive music history and American history in one night, one musical, written by Matthew Benjamin and directed by Baltimore Center Stage former Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah.  To close out seven transformative years at Baltimore Stage, Kwei- Armah is returning to the U.S. for this ambitious Baltimore Center Stage production after recently assuming the role of Artistic Director at Young Vic Theater in his native London.​

Return to The Vineyards at Dodon

$40

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Reward yourself with a few happy hours after a hard day's work for a getaway not too far away on a spring evening with Mixolo.  No plus-one required. Our members leave our events ex-strangers with new connections.

"The tour and tasting will be lead by Dodon's Director of Client Services, Regina McCarthy. After working with the local wine industry for nearly four years, Regina represented premium wine, spirit and Champagne brands to Baltimore's finest restaurants. She is also the author of a book about Maryland's rich wine history, called Maryland Wine: A Full-Bodied History.  Most recently, Regina has spent two years at Dodon, which she considers her home away from home."​

Baltimore Museum of Industry Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of their Farmers' Market

Free

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 9AM - 1PM

Join us in our "Mixolo Community Space" at the iconic cupola as Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) celebrates more than its rich farmers' market, but Maryland’s storied industrial legacy and the often unsung worker. Located on a thriving port that once served as a conduit to the world, BMI continues to champion innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit through its exhibits, both interactive and immersive, meant for all ages, and its special programs, events and community outreach.

 

Spend the morning with your Mixolo community and enjoy the market, live music, the annual Pie Fest competition and the engaging, interactive exhibits around almost every kind of work you can imagine, and take advantage rare free tour of this impressive facility and gem in Baltimore, rich with archives and artifacts from anchor industries and institutions from the past. We’ll take in a current exhibit, “Why We Work” designed by MICA and JHU students and executed by BMI’s community partners.

Mexican Cooking Class with Chef Egg

$45

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:30PM - 9:30PM, Blue Moon Too, Baltimore, MD

Boost your cooking skills with Chef Egg, the freshest face in culinary entertainment and education.  Chef Egg has taken the interactive cooking experience to exciting new levels with Chef Egg Live and his widely followed online and on-air demonstrations. You’ve probably seen him in the news or enjoyed one of his dynamic cooking classes.

Because great food has no walls,  Mixolo solos will be up close and personal with Chef Egg as we go on a culinary journey and enjoy Mexican cuisine. You will make homemade seared chili and lime fish tacos with homemade flour tortillas, fresh mango salsa, and guacamole at this hands-on cooking class at Blue Moon Too Cafe in Federal Hill.  Bring yourself and bring a friend if you wish, but plus-ones are never required at Mixolo events. All cooks are welcome, the hapless and the heralded. It’s all in fun.  

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Farm to Table Breakfast and Tour

$55/person

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 9:00AM - 11:00AM, P. A. Bowen Farmstead, Brandywine, MD

Spring is here! Daylight hours are expanding... Join Mixolo's adventurous solos - and early risers - with or without a plus-one as we take a cue from an episode of "Portlandia" and go on a Table to Farm excursion to consume and trace our organic and responsibly raised food products right to their farm of origin. We'll start with a rise-and-shine breakfast at P.A. Bowen Farmstead, a hop, skip and a jump from DC, Virginia, and Baltimore (respectively).

 

Then we'll meet the cows responsible for their award-winning cheeses, among other notable contributors to our meal. Our tour will include a sneak peek at the farm's award-winning cheese making operation. So good!! No meat on this menu. We can avoid that "too soon?" feeling.

Burgers and Ballers

$20/person

Sunday, April 1, 2018, 12:30PM - 2:30PM, Abbey Burger Bistro

Baseball games are sometimes best experienced on big screen TV’s.  Burgers are best experienced at Abbey Burger Bistro.   Avoid the traffic and see the Orioles game up close with Mixolo solos at Abbey Burger Bistro in Fells Point Baltimore. You don’t have to be an Orioles fan to join us.  We love Minnesotans, too!  And as always, you don’t need a plus-one.  

You can build your own classic size burger or enjoy their slider trio - in the spirit of the game - and sample a few selections from their impressive menu of beef, turkey, game and other exotic animals for a trip around the world right here in Baltimore as we enjoy the Orioles vs. Twins on the surrounding big screens in this classic sports bar with national acclaim.

The Happy Hour Place

FREE

Monday, April 2, 2018, 5:00PM - 7:00PM, The Hyatt Place Gallery/Bar Inner Harbor

Happy giving hour!  Monday is anything but mundane with Mixolo solos.  Join  Mixolo hosts, the National Association of Catering and Events (NACE) for do-good cheer and with complimentary happy hour bites on the house and fun drink specials - on you.

Shake up a mundane Monday after work and join Mixolo at the new-ish, and definitely stylish, Hyatt Place Inner Harbor Baltimore, strategically situated between Fells Point and the Inner Harbor for a happy hour that gives back. ​

 

A portion of the proceeds from purchases will be donated to Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation which provides temporary respite housing for families of critically ill children.

“Quintessential Brunch” cooking class at School of Food

$55/person

Sunday, March 25, 2018, The School of Food at Baltimore Food Hub

Food is our common ground.  Our most universal experience.  - James Beard

 

Mixolo and School of Food invite you for brunch, with instructions.  From scratch to finish we’ll prepare everything from the English muffin to the hollandaise sauce, the “mother” of all French sauces.  The usual beverage suspects will be available for maximum "brunchness."  As usual, no plus-one is required for Mixolo’s solo-friendly events.  

 

We’ll be among the first to experience this state-of-the-art cooking school and social enterprise, ready to launch on the groundbreaking Baltimore Food Hub campus in East Baltimore.

 

A Humanim culinary social venture,  School of Food’s primary mission is to create opportunities for economically rising men and women. The School of Food is building a workforce in the hospitality industry by hiring those with barriers to entry for employment.    With its community cooking classes, led by professionally trained and acclaimed chefs,  School of Food aims to increase your comfort in the kitchen with hands-on culinary instruction and learning to help you take your meal preparation to a new level.

The Art of Whiskey: Enchanted Spirits with a Vision

$40/person

Sunday, March 18, 2018, Encantada Restaurant at AVAM

Join Mixolo's adventurous solos, with or without a plus-one, at the formidable Encantada, the “restaurant-in-residence” at Baltimore’s vanguard American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM), for a whiskey tasting and pairing and an optional post-event tour of the museum.

Encantada, located on AVAM's 3rd floor,  features local Chesapeake cooking and partners with regional farms, ranches, and aquaculture, allowing them to offer seasonable fresh products on a daily basis.  Encantada's cutting-edge modern American cuisine is the perfect complement to the boundary-busting AVAM.  AVAM houses a collection of  “art produced by self-taught individuals, usually without formal training, whose works arise from an innate personal vision that revels foremost in the creative act itself."

 

We’ll gather in Encantada’s eclectic and inviting dining room and sample three distinctive whiskeys from the formidable Manatawny Still Works.  We’ll soak it up with some whiskey-worthy bites from Encantada’s winter menu.

Brunch history and a side of theater: Red Velvet

$70/person

Sunday, February 18, 2018, 1:00PM - 4:00PM, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Join Mixolo solos, with or without a plus-one, at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company theater for Lolita Chakrabarti's groundbreaking play, "Red Velvet" about an unsung American superstar,  Ira Aldrige, an African-American thespian pursuing a career as a Shakespearean actor in Europe in the 1800s.  We're transported to London's Theatre Royal at Covent Garden in 1833, pre-emancipation in the United States.

We'll enjoy a little pre-performance brunch history with Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) subject matter expert to prepare us for this revealing play that deftly reveals and tackles centuries-old beliefs and prejudices.   Grit may be the new buzz word for resilience, but Ira's story of triumph in the face of overt objectification and rejection is one for the ages.  True. Grit.

Opera 101+ (Musical Mixology)

$30/person

Thursday, February 15, 2018, Baltimore Concert Opera at the Engineers Club

Whatever your opera exposure or level of composure, join Mixolo and our cast of adventurous solos, with or without a plus-one, and Baltimore Concert Opera (BCO) at their gilded home at the historic Engineer's Club of Mount Vernon, Baltimore,  for "Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera."  Any suspicions of pretension are quickly dispelled at this popular performance series featuring several talented artists performing operatic highlights accompanied by a skilled pianist. 

 

Absent the lavishness of a fully staged opera, not to mention the price and the commute to DC or NYC, Baltimore Concert Opera has made opera more accessible and easily "digestible."  On this Thirsty Thursday at the Opera, guests may enjoy up to four themed cocktail tastings inspired by the evening's song selections, with cleverly timed breaks in the performances.   All four generous tastings are included in the price of admission.

Insider Wine Tasting and Dinner

$50/person

Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00PM - 10:30PM, with Chef Jerry Edwards (Chef's Expressions)

Join Mixolo, the solo-friendly social network, with our without a plus-one, for a gastronomical journey through the mind and private kitchen of internationally acclaimed Chef Jerry Edwards, founder and President of Chef's Expressions, a preferred caterer in the Baltimore region and beyond.

 

Mixolo will join Chef Edwards for a wine tasting and family-style meal at his home in  xxxxxxx, Maryland.  Seating is limited for this event and we will reveal the house address only to ticketholders 5 days before the event.

 

At this wine tasting and "supper preview," Chef Edwards will introduce us to a variety of wines thoughtfully sourced from exceptional vineyards around the world.  The spotlight will be on Spain.  We'll use our newly acquired (or elevated) "somm" skills and select our favorites.  Then we'll help Chef "brainstorm" a delicious dish around each wine for the March wine supper theme, "A night in Rioja," planned for March 15th at the historic Gramercy Mansion.

Witness modern history: "Skeleton Crew"

$70/person

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 1:00PM - 4:00PM, Baltimore Center Stage

Join Mixolo, the solo-friendly social network, for brunch-lite with a side of modern history from America's Motor city as we witness "Skeleton Crew," the third play in playwright Dominique Morisseau’s acclaimed Detroit trilogy, at Maryland's official state theater, Baltimore Center Stage.  Come with or without a plus-one.  All of our events are solo-friendly.

 

Set in the late 2000s, the play portrays four members of a skeleton crew, the bare minimum number of staff needed to function at the last exporting auto plant in Detroit after the well-known, destabilizing exodus of Detroit's decades-long sustaining car manufacturing facilities and, subsequently, many of its people. 

 

This thoughtful play is sure to stimulate your mirror neurons (empathy) and invite commentary on its assumptions about certain social constructs. You'll want to stay for Baltimore Center Stage's Afterthoughts for a post-show talkback/discussion with the production's dramaturg.

Sofi's Crepes Takeover: Make Your Own Crepes (MYOC)

$25/person

Sunday, January 21, 2018 7:30PM - 9:30PM, Sofi's Crepes Belvedere, Baltimore, MD

Mixolo solos are at it again.  Winter is coming. To that, we say, "So. What?"  You don't need a plus-one.  Get out and do stuff with Mixolo.  They're letting us in the kitchen now; supervised, of course, so we can see what it's like to cook up our own signature sweet and savory crepes with local favorite Sofi's Crepes on their cool industrial-size griddles. 

Sofi's will provide the ingredients and fillings for our MYOC (make your own crepes) adventure, but you'll have to bring your own grapes -  if that's your thing.  BYOB (bring your own beverage).  Your choice.

 

On this Sunday evening,  join Mixolo as we kick off our after-hours series of events at small, local restaurants that have made big contributions to Baltimore's burgeoning food economy.    Sofi's is our first "docile" takeover.  We'll gather at the Belvedere Square franchise locations of Sofi's Crepes after the store closes to its regular customers and hang out in the cool space with its warm, mid-century (20th) diner vibe.

The original grinch is back

$45/person

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 6:30PM - 9:30PM Join Mixolo for "A Christmas Carol" with a Baltimore twist at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore, MD

Maybe you've read it, seen, performed in it or dreamed it, but this production of A Christmas Carol is one to see. Baltimore's Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) is bringing back this crowd-pleaser for another holiday season. Whether you observe Christmas or not, this universal tale of redemption is one that connects us. With Mixolo, you don't need a plus-one. All of our events are solo-friendly. Come solo and find your plus-some.

Ian Gallanar's original adaptation of this classic is a celebration of Chesapeake culture and history, in story and song, with references to Baltimore's neighborhoods, industries, and traditions. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge lives in Victorian-era Baltimore and works in the old financial district downtown. Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come "fly" over the rowhouses of the city to help Scrooge with his existential transformation.

Think you know Maryland wine? Think again.

$30/person

Sunday Nov.12, 2017, 1:00PM - 3:00PM, Mixolo Tour and Tasting: The Vineyards at Dodon, Davidsonville, MD

Dodon is a 555 acre working family farm, the largest in Anne Arundel County.The property was first purchased by the Steuart family from Nicholas Carroll in 1725 by Dr. George H. Steuart of Argaty, Perthshire, Scotland. Nine consecutive generations of Steuarts (now Pittmans) have since lived and worked at Dodon.

 

Our tour on a crisp November Sunday afternoon will begin with a true insider’s description and history of the property. We’ll take in the expansive vineyards, as the proprietors explain how they blend classical farming practices with modern technology to create a diverse, yet balanced ecosystem. Following a tour of the state-of-the-art cellar, the visit ends with a seated tasting of Dodon Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and South Slope and a discussion of the nuances of Dodon's terroir.​

 

If you’ve been to a fine restaurant, hotel or wine store in the Baltimore/Washington area, chances are Dodon selections are on the list.  May we seat you now?

Do Good Food(ies): Culinary Competition and Benefit

$110/person

We have an event for you that's like no other in the region.   "Think Iron Chef meets Battle of the Beverages," according to the event organizers, Farm to Chef Maryland.   Now you can try out the hottest area restaurants, craft brewers and wineries as they gather in one place for one night for Farm To Chef Maryland's annual benefit for TasteWise Kids' Days of Taste program, a program for 4th graders in Baltimore City and other Maryland schools.

30 top chefs and  30 local farms will pair up to compete for the winning sweet, savory and vegetarian dishes.  For cocktail enthusiasts, 5 mixologists will compete for the craft cocktail of the night.  Did we mention 5 local brewers and 5 wineries will be there for your tasting pleasure?

 

Come and find 30 of your favorite - and future favorite - restaurants for the price of a night out at many of them.   All food and beverages are included as well as your donation to the Days of Taste program that helps address the effects of unhealthy eating habits for children who are regularly challenged with access to whole foods.​

Mixolo goes high with The Champagne Campaign for Rose' on the Roof

Price: FREE

Wed., September 27, 2017, 6:30PM - 9:30PM, The Rooftop at McHenry Row Apts.

Join Mixolo for an atypical happy hour, with bubbles and benefits: The Champagne Campaign's roof top soiree, their first annual Rose' on the Roof event - with benefits. Enjoy a "trifecta" of benefits: 1) a fun night-out-with-a-view for you on a Wednesday evening, because  you don't have to wait until Friday; 2) a great cause - a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, and 3) we've got you on this one.

The Champagne Campaign promotes the education and enjoyment of champagne and sparkling wine while raising money for local charities and national charities with their unique social events.

 

The rooftop at McHenry Row apartments offers must-see expansive views of South Baltimore. Popular DJ Neil Paul will supply the grooves to reset your work hangover.   Say yes.  You'll be glad you did.  

Celebrate Fall's Equinox at our Sunset Happy Hour

Price: FREE

Firiday, September 22, 2017, 5:30PM - 7:30PM, Piedmont Learning Center

Leave work on a Friday for a getaway and never leave town.    Get outside with MIxolo and celebrate fall's equinox, the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator – the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator – from north to south. Maybe not THE moment, but we'll celebrate the first day of fall with in-season light bites and a cider toast (alcohol content, your choice) and take a short hike and tour of the grounds of the Piedmont Learning Center,  a hidden gem right outside of historic Dickeyville and flanked by the beautiful 64 acre Gwynn Oak Park. The sun sets at 7:02 PM that evening. Perfect.

 

Meet our new partner event host, Active Excursions, and founder, Steve Kopelman, at the learning center, their headquarters with a view.  He's ready to wow our adventurous and curious solos!

Sunday, July 16. 2017, 3:30PM - 8:00PM

$55/person

Picnic with a Side of Shakespeare

Magic in the ruins...  Join us for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's  Summer Theater in the Ruins series.  Toast and savor an open air production of The Tempest in the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City, MD.  The park, home to the ruins of a 19th century girl's school, is located on a picturesque hillside above Ellicott City's  historic Main Street.  We'll start on Main Street with a tasting at the Wine Bin, then take our picnic-to-go meals provided by Georgia Grace Cafe to our reserved tables in the park.

Sunday, July 2, 2017, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

$30.00/person

Tasting and Tour at Brew House No. 16

This beer is on fire!  Enjoy a tasting of carefully selected craft brews, local and global, paired with beer-worthy bites at the renovated Baltimore Firehouse No. 16, transformed into a working pub and gastro-style menu.  Tour the beer making operation - seamlessly and cleverly integrated within the walls of this repurposed firehouse. 

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 7:30AM - 2:00PM

$55/rider

Join our Pack and Tour dem Parks

Ride this way with Mixolo at this year's Tour dem Parks, an annual recreational bike ride through Baltimore's beautiful park system.  Three routes and graduated start times for cycling novices and enthusiasts alike.    And SWAG!  We'll time our rides and meet up to reward ourselves for our efforts.  Mixolo is a sponsor this year for this altruistic adventure. Proceeds benefit Baltimore's cycling, greening, parks and environmental groups. 

 

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