September date night ideas: Events and things to do in Maryland

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14 Thursdaycharm city beer run

Taste of the Chesapeake
Unique food, drinks, live raffles, silent auction and more. $125. 6-9pm. Anne Arundel Medical Center Belcher Pavilion rooftop, Annapolis. 443-949-0575,

15 Friday

Annual Human Growth Foundation Awards Gala
Black tie gala featuring red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception, silent auction, live music and more. Raises funds for education, patient support, and patient advocacy for children with growth disorders. $200-3000. 5:30pm. The National Press Club, Washington D.C.

Fantasy Paint Party
Artists walk you through creating a piece of artwork step-by-step. BYOB event. $35. 6-9pm. Carrie Murray Nature Center, Baltimore.

16 Saturday

Charm City Beer Run
Participants choose between a 5K for runners along the Inner Harbor or a 1-mile walk for drinkers with four separate chug stations. Finishes in a Beer Garden complete with games, contests and live music. $49 in advance or $60 at the door. 9:30am. Rash Field-Inner Harbor, Baltimore. 410-878-9900,

The Maryland Wine Festival
Sept. 16-17. Maryland wine, music, food and crafts. $20-50. Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster.

Brews, Booze & Bites
Food and drinks inspired by the past. Live music, lawn games and more. $35. 1-4pm. Tudor Place, Washington D.C.

Boatyard Beach Bash
Tickets include live music, grilled buffet dinner and two drink vouchers. $75-125. 5:30-10pm. Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis.

Opening Night Celebration
Londontowne Symphony Orchestra presents their Opening Night Celebration. Light refreshments, silent auction and more. $25; free for students. 7:30-9:30pm. Key Auditorium, St. John's College, Annapolis. 410-562-8920,

21 Thursday

Mermaids Kiss Oyster Fest
Unlimited drink and food tastings, live music, silent auction, oysters and more. $95; $180 per couple. 6-10pm. Baltimore Museum of Industry. 410-990-4970,

22 Friday

Concours d’ Elegance
Sept. 22-24. Featuring rare pre-war European and American built cars, fashion show and classic wooden speedboats. See website for schedule of events. Advanced tickets, $40; day of, $50. 10am. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. 410-745-8979,

23 Saturday

Yoga at the Zoo
60-minute Vinyasa style yoga class designed for both beginner and intermediate people, held outside in Penguin Coast. Ages 15 and older. $20. 8am. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore. 410-396-7102,

Taste of the Wild
Featuring several small plates of food including local and wild foraged plants, vegetables, game and fish. Live music and wine. Reservations required. $60. 6-9pm. Jug Bay, Lothian. 410-741-9330,

Annual Bull and Oyster Roast
Food, dancing, raffles, door prizes! and more. In support of the Special Olympics Anne Arundel County. $50. 7-11pm. La Fontaine Bleue, Glen Burnie. 410-923-0383

27 Wednesday

Tea in the Garden
Enjoy afternoon tea while learning about the history of teas and the part they play in our society. Homemade scones, tea cookies, and pastries will also be served. $20. Noon-1:30PM. Annmarie Gardens, Solomons. 410-326-4640,

28 Thursday

Blazers Bourbon Cigars
Men-only event features food, drinks, cigars and more. $50-175. 6-9pm. William Paca House and Garden, Annapolis.

30 Saturday

Das Best Oktoberfest
Bier garten, German foods, beer run, children's activities and more. Prices vary for activities. Noon-6pm. $25-50. National Harbor, Md. 800-830-3976,

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