Egyptian Bazaar Cleopatra won't be there, but don't let...

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September 06, 2001|By Lori Sears

Egyptian Bazaar

Cleopatra won't be there, but don't let that keep you from this weekend's Egyptian Bazaar at St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in Savage. You can learn all about ancient and modern Egyptian life and culture; taste authentic Egyptian foods, including shish tawook (chicken kebab) and konafa (pastry); hear traditional music; and shop for Egyptian crafts, groceries and other products. Documentary films will be shown, including "The Sacred Family Flight to Egypt" and "Modern and Ancient Egypt." Tours of the Egyptian church will be offered. And kids can play games, have their faces painted and hair braided.

The Egyptian Bazaar runs 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church, 8340 Woodward St., Savage. Free. Call 410-880-0903.

Grandparents' Day

Hear ye, hear ye, Mayor Martin O'Malley has officially proclaimed Sunday as Grandparents' Day in this fair city of Baltimore. With the proclamation comes free admission for grandparents and their grandchildren to the following 13 area museums and attractions: Maryland Historical Society, Evergreen House, Homewood House, the Walters Art Museum, Top of the World, the Baltimore Zoo, the Baltimore Public Works Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Great Blacks in Wax Museum, the Civil War Museum, the Babe Ruth Museum and the B&O Railroad Museum.

Call individual locations for details. For general information, call 410-396-4932.

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