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23 minutes ago, DirtyBird said:

Go to the earlier event on Carroll Creek. A short walk down the creek takes you to Idiom (my favorite), Smoketown and Attaboy breweries, and McClintok distillery.

I know the co-founder of the McClintock Distillery.    He was a high school classmate of my daughter’s and also the son of one of my brother’s law school roommmates.     And by total coincidence my brother and I walked into that distillery the day it opened, not knowing that we knew the guy.   

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26 minutes ago, DirtyBird said:

Go to the earlier event on Carroll Creek. A short walk down the creek takes you to Idiom (my favorite), Smoketown and Attaboy breweries, and McClintok distillery.

Yep.  I've been to all of them and Flying Dog more times than I can count.  There are breweries and distilleries all over Frederick.

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My post from October 25th. They did not do exactly what i wanted but close. Still should do one at Camden Yards with the #1 pick.

I think a caravan across the state of Maryland  and parts of Central PA  would be a good idea. About six teams have one in January,at least as of last year. You get five or six different buses and the Orioles roam the state and near York ,PA. Each bus has two or so current Orioles,two former Orioles ,a TV and radio guy and two minor leaguers and Oriole bird and maybe a minor league mascot depending on what stadium they stop at. .  i know the other teams stop at businesses,schools,hospitals,nursing homes.etc. Kids clinics indoors also .

Stops could be started in Hagerstown and go to Fort Detrick and up to a mall in York,Pa and end up at the Keys Stadium for Oriole season ticket holders and Keys season ticket holders to get autographs. 

Also off for the Eastern Shore and ending at the Shorebirds stadium for again season ticket holders of Shorebirds and Orioles.

One for Annapolis with stops at the USNA and go to Fort Meade and end up at the Baysox Stadium again for season ticket holders of both teams.

One for Aberdeen with stops at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds and ending at the Ironbirds stadium for season ticket holders of both teams.

The big one would be the one for Baltimore which would have to include the # 1 draft pick with stops at SSA and throughout the county and city ending at Camden Yards for autographs for season ticket holders. 

They would also be stopping at the other places I listed above.

The Reds are even doing a contest this year where the bus stops at your place of business or your house if you win.

 

https://www.mlb.com/news/reds-caravan-details-released-for-2019-c302354222

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On 1/12/2020 at 9:50 AM, PaulFolk said:

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Join the Baltimore Orioles staff and players John Means and Brendan Kline on January 23rd, 2020 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Raw Bar (2809 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224) for a Q&A hosted by The Baltimore Sun sports reporters Jon Meoli and Nathan Ruiz. Enjoy beer, wine, passed appetizers and a special appearance by the Oriole Bird at this Birdland Members-only event.

Anybody else going to this event tonight? I will be there and will pass on my impressions.

I really enjoyed the event last year at Sagamore. Everyone in attendance got an autographed Jonathan Villar baseball.

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1 hour ago, MurphDogg said:

Anybody else going to this event tonight? I will be there and will pass on my impressions.

I really enjoyed the event last year at Sagamore. Everyone in attendance got an autographed Jonathan Villar baseball.

I will be at the B & O tomorrow. I like that place . Always was into trains.

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10 minutes ago, Going Underground said:

I will be at the B & O tomorrow. I like that place . Always was into trains.

I would have chosen that one since I can walk there and it is a cooler spot, but my wife and I are having our baby shower tomorrow. A MurphPup is due in about a month.

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2 minutes ago, MurphDogg said:

I would have chosen that one since I can walk there and it is a cooler spot, but my wife and I are having our baby shower tomorrow. A MurphPup is due in about a month.

Congrats.A few years you can take him .Thomas and all the other train stuff.

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6 hours ago, Going Underground said:

Saw this on the Orioles twitter page. $45.00 for Hays? Seems very high. But kid has to eat. 

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Man I clearly have been out of the loop for a while that they turned Top  Hat into a "family friendly" establishment.  I haven't been there in over 15 years and never in my life would I have thought they'd try to make that place anything more than a pool hall.

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It’s better than nothing but doesn’t come close to replacing FanFest. No reason you can’t do this and have FanFest as well. I may go to one of events. Hope the weather cooperates.  

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Decent event tonight, Q&A with Branden Kline and John Means. Better questions than normal, both players avoided cliches and actually responded to the questions.

Passed food included sliders, crab balls and sweet potato soup. There was also crudite. Free flowing good liquor and cheap beer and wine.

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6 minutes ago, Beef Supreme said:

A few weeks ago I googled "Birdland Brunch" and found zero results regarding the Baltimore Orioles. That's shockingly poor marketing.

It is a season ticketholder event. No reason for it to show up on Google results.

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Just now, MurphDogg said:

It is a season ticketholder event. No reason for it to show up on Google results.

I don't agree with you there. 

But thanks for the feedback. Hope you had a good time tonight.

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