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Dad, You’re Rad! Five Ways to Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day

Jun 14, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo

By Cate Reynolds

Don’t forget: this Sunday, June 17th, is Father’s Day. Before you run out and buy another mug, tie, or some more grill supplies, consider treating your rad dad to a day of fun with his favorite kid. Here are ways you can celebrate the father figures in your life and show them just how much you appreciate all they do. 

Start the Day with A Full Stomach:

Every dad deserves a good meal! Knoxie’s Table at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club is taking reservations for their special Father’s Day brunch, featuring delicious Steak & Eggs and a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar. For more information, visit Baybeachclub.com. Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Annapolis will be opening at noon this Father’s Day. Not only will they be serving up delicious brunch special, but Ruth’s Chris will be giving dads $25 dining cards to use towards a future purchase. For more information, visit Ruthschris.com.

Work that Dad Bod!:

Show dad you’re willing to go the “extra mile” by joining Annapolis Striders for their 38th annual Dawson’s Father’s Day 10K on Sunday, July 17th, 8 a.m. Though online registration is closed, race-day registration will be available from 6:30–7:45 a.m. Race registration is $20 and will take place at Severna Park High School. For more information, visit Annapolisstriders.org.

Raise A Glass to Dad:

Start the celebration early and spend the day toasting dad at Drink Maryland on Saturday, June 16th, 12–5 p.m. in Centreville. This Maryland Makers festival will feature local wine, cider, beer, and spirits. Entry is free, and tasting passes are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate, and include a Drink Maryland stemless glass and drink samples from all attending vendors. For more information, visit Drinkmaryland.org.

Enjoy A Good ‘ole Fashioned Ball Game:

Head to Oriole Park at Camden Yards this Father’s Day to watch the Baltimore Orioles take on the Miami Marlins at 1:05 p.m. The first 20,000 fans ages 18 and over will receive a free Father’s Day neck tie. For more information and tickets, visit, Orioles.com. The Bowie Baysox will also be celebrating dad during their Father’s Day game against the Portland Seadogs at 1:35 p.m. Head to Prince George’s Stadium early for a special Meet the Team Autograph and Photo event from 12–12:30 p.m. After the game, all fans and dads are invited to run the bases. Plus, the first 700 dads will receive a special Father’s Day commemorative baseball. For more information and tickets, visit Baysox.com.

Help Dad Save the World:

Celebrate dad while benefitting the South River Federation and West & Rhode River Keeper at the Waterkeeper Alliance’s inaugural Splash South x West Rhode River Fest, beginning at 11 a.m. at Mayo Beach Park in Edgewater. Admission is free and includes use of kayaks and stand-up paddleboards, live music, and a beer garden for the adults. Food trucks will also be on site offering delicious eats. For more information, visit Southriverfederation.net.