The Mt. Washington Village Association announced that it will host a Block Party on Sunday, September 30 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Visitors are invited to walk the streets of Mt. Washington for an afternoon of live music, shopping, children's activities, food and drinks at the Village's participating restaurants, boutiques and spas. The event is free of charge and the proceeds will benefit the Mt. Washington School and PTO.
"The Mt. Washington Village Block Party is a chance for Baltimoreans to experience an eclectic neighborhood that is hidden gem in the city," commented Koula Savvakis, president of the Mt. Washington Village Association. "This Block Party is an opportunity to spend time in the retail shops, taste diverse cuisine from local area restaurants and be entertained by music and a fashion show."
The Block Party will feature a variety of food and drinks from the local restaurants including Ethel and Ramone's, Crepe Du Jour, Desert Caf, Chiyu Sushi, Blue Sage Cafe and Mt. Washington Tavern – which represent Cajun, French, Mediterranean, Asian and American cuisines.
The Block Party is designed to showcase the local businesses of Mt. Washington while providing a fun and relaxed environment. The Mt. Washington School will organize a children's play area with crafts and games. A fashion show will take place throughout the day that highlights the fall fashion trends from La Chic Boutque as well as hair and makeup by DK Salon & Spa.
Live music and entertainment will be provided by the Swingin' Swamis, the Rube Goldberg Solution, Neuronal Jazz Quintet, Jada Givenchy, Shasha and DJ David "Hit Man" Robinson.
To get to the block party, take I-83 to exit 10A Northern Parkway East. Follow Northern Parkway to the first light at Falls Road. Turn left on Falls Road. At the next light, turn left onto Kelly Avenue and proceed over the bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge, at the first light make a sharp right onto Kelly Avenue.
Visitors can also take the Light Rail to the Mt. Washington Station.
Parking is available at the Mt. Washington School, the 1501 Sulgrave Ave building parking lot, the Baltimore Clayworks parking lot, as well as street parking.
For additional information about the Mt. Washington Village Association, the block party, or directions, visit www.mtwashingtonvillage.com.