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WU? Bridal Expo, MLK Day Parade + More!

Jan 14, 2016 04:00PM ● By Melissa Lauren

Photo by Tony J Photography

You’re invited to What’s Up? Media’s Bridal Expo this Sunday, January 17th. Find details on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade, Miss Shirley’s Café on the Food Network, Mary Poppins presented by Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, Ice Skating in Baltimore, and more! Plus, enter for your chance to win tickets to SWV (Sisters With Voices) at Rams Head On Stage!

You’re Invited to What’s Up? Weddings Bridal Expo 2016 – The Premier Bridal Show!

Tony J Photography
Be Dazzled! See all the latest bridal attire in our fashion show. Be Showered! Enter to win amazing bridal door prizes. Be Done! Talk with local experts that will complete your wedding plans. A perfect event for all of you brides-to-be ready to take action. Browse and talk to the best local vendors that can help from start to finish of the big day. From the venue, to the invitations, cake and catering, photography, and honeymoon travels – we have you covered all in one location! Oh, and not to mention, there will be complimentary champagne, appetizers, and raffle giveaways to add some fun to your planning. Get your tickets now for this Sunday, January 17th, 1-4 p.m. at Chartwell Country Club in Severna Park. Tickets are $15 in advance and available online at For more information contact Melanie Quinn, or call 410-266-6297, ext. 132. READ MORE 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade

Downtown Annapolis, Monday, January 18th, 12 p.m.
The parade will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and celebrate the community of Annapolis.

Subscribe to the What’s Up? Events E-Newsletter for Your Chance to Win Tickets to See SWV at Rams Head On Stage!

SWV (Sisters with Voices) is one of the world’s top selling female R&B groups. With their 1992 RCA debut, It’s About Time, the all-female trio SWV scored a string of top ten R&B hits such as “I’m so into You”, “Right Here”, “Downtown”, “Weak”, and “You’re Always on my Mind”. Among their list of honors were 11 Billboard Music Award nominations, and nominations for a Grammy, American Music Awards and The Source Award in 1993. Additionally, they won a Children’s Choice Award and a BET “Best of Video Soul” Award. Their fifth album Still will be released tomorrow, Friday, January 15th. They perform at Rams Head On Stage this Tuesday, January 19th at 8 p.m.

Contest Details: All new subscribers to the What’s Up? Events E-Newsletter will be eligible for the ticket drawing (Only new subscribers as of 1/14/16 are eligible). The winner will win a pair of tickets to be picked up at Rams Head On Stage at will call the evening of the performance (Tuesday, January 19th). Subscribe here. Winners will be notified via email on Monday, January 18th. Good luck! (Contest ends Monday, January 18th at 10 a.m.) Stay tuned to the What’s Up? Events E-Newsletter for more ticket giveaways in the coming weeks and more exciting news on events.

Mary Poppins Presented by Children’s Theatre of Annapolis

Friday, January 15th through Sunday, January 31st, Times and prices vary.
Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage. The Banks’ family is having a hard time getting along but no fear, Mary Poppins flies in on her umbrella and releashes her magical nanny powers, setting all right again. This heartwarming musical play will be sure to have you smiling from ear to ear. Have a superfragilisticexpialodocious time with the whole family!

Miss Shirley’s Café Featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives

Thursday, January 15th, 10 p.m.
Miss Shirley’s Cafe will be featured on Food Network’s highest rated show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives! The episode entitled, Family Legacies will feature one of Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe's original menu items, Coconut Cream Stuffed French Toast and their Crab Cake Po’ Boy.

This event is just A Stone’s Throw Away! Look for this logo in What’s Up? Magazine’s Out and About section. A Stone’s Throw event may not be in your backyard but we think it is just close enough and way cool – so cool in fact, you won’t want to pass it up!

Character Skate at Pandora Ice Rink at Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Sunday, January 17th, 12-2 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by The Next Ice Age Skating with The Next Ice Age and various characters.

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