Father's Day 5K
Dust off those running shoes Sunday morning at the 15th Annual Father's Day 5K in Towson.
Proceeds from the race, which begins at the Sheraton Baltimore North, will benefit the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The race has raised more than $470,000 to support the care and treatment of seriously ill and premature infants.
The race begins at 8 a.m. and can be run individually or as a father-daughter or father-son team.
Not ready to run that far? Register for the 1.5-mile fun run/walk instead.
The entry fee for both events is $25 on race day.
The Sheraton Baltimore North is at 903 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson. For more information, call 443-849-2773 or visit www.charmcityrun.com.
The Hon Fest
If food and fun is more your style, stop by the 10th Annual Hon Fest Saturday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Sponsored by Cafe Hon, Royal Farms and other local businesses, the event will celebrate all things Bawlmer, from local bands and food to the famous Best Hon Contest.
Bowl over stacks of Spam cans or visit the glamour lounge for a hon-style makeover.
Festival organizer and Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting said the festival will be packed with nonstop activities.
Whiting will be serving Baltimore finger foods, including, of course, "Hampden Pate." The mix of meatloaf, white bread and ketchup will be served in abundance at Cafe Hon, Whiting said.
The Hon Fest will take place on and around 36th Street in Hampden. For more information, call 410-243-6800 or visit www.honfest.net.
Jazz, wine and dad
Elk Run Vineyards of Mount Airy holds a Father's Day picnic and jazz concert on Sunday. The event, which begins at 3 p.m., costs $15 and includes wine tastings and a performance by the Debra Tracy Quartet. Bring a picnic or get a boxed lunch for an additional $10 (must be pre-ordered. The jazz performance ends at 6:30 p.m.
The Elk Run Vineyard is at 15113 Liberty Road, Mount Airy. To order a boxed lunch, call 800-414-2513. For more information or for directions, visit www.elkrun.com.