Preakness '92

May 13, 1992

TODAY

Pee-Wee Preakness. Rash Field in Inner Harbor. Children race on hobbyhorses as mascots cheer on the young "jockeys." 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (410) 837-4636. Free.

AT&T Great Schooner Race. Historic schooners compete against each other at 3 p.m. from the Inner Harbor Finger Piers. Witness race from docks. (410) 837-3030. Free.

Maryland Preakness Celebration Frog Hop. Fells Point, Broadway Market Square. Noon-1 p.m. Frogs must be 4 inches from nose to tail. Winning frog goes on to Calaveras County frog-jumping jubilee in California. (410) 396-9177. Free.

WQSR Preakness Celebration Oldies Lunch Hour. Harborplace amphitheater. Noon. Hula-hoop contests, yo-yo contests, favorite oldies. (410) 332-4191. Free.

Westminster Inn Preakness Celebration. Westminster Inn courtyard, pub. 4 p.m.-1 a.m. Outdoor block party features special giveaway prizes, free hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment nightly through Saturday. (301) 876-2893. Free.

Bud Light Nights. Water Street's block party. 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Refreshments, dancing, live entertainment: Killing Floor. (410) 837-3030. Free with a Preakness pin.

TOMORROW

Paolo Gucci Triple Crown Ball. Black-tie extravaganza, featuring performance by Tony Orlando and Dawn, Hyatt Regency at Inner Harbor, 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation. (410) 837-3030. Ticket required.

Books for Cooks Preakness Celebration Chesapeake Bay Cookbook Signing. Books for Cooks, Light Street Pavilion, Inner Harbor. Noon. John Shields, author of "The Chesapeake Bay Crab Cookbook," will demonstrate some of his favorite recipes, autograph his cookbook. (410) 332-4191. Free.

Media Crab Derby. Lexington Market. 1 p.m. Local radio, television personalities pick crabs, race them in honor of the Preakness Stakes. (410) 685-6169. Free.

Preakness Night at Wurlitzer's. Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn. 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Music, dancing, hotel giveaways as well as a visit by Miss Preakness and her court. Proceeds benefit the 1993 Miss Preakness Pageant Scholarship Fund. (410) 785-7000, Ext. 6444. Admission.

Bud Light Nights. Water Street's block party. 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Refreshments, dancing, live entertainment: Tony Berry and New Money. (410) 837-3030. Free with a Preakness pin.

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