December 14, 1997
The Walters Art Gallery will celebrate the reinstatement of Tuesday operation and free Saturday morning admission with a Winter Carnival for the whole family from 1: 30 p.m. to 4: 30 p.m. Dec. 30.The free carnival will include face painting, workshops and interactive tours. A performance by Kathleen Jacobs and Puppets will allow audience members to play the starring roles in "Creatures GREAT and small." After the show, children can create their own hand puppets and dragons and perform with them in theaters throughout the Renaissance Sculpture Court.
February 23, 1992
The Pocono Mountains are the focal point for winter activities this week. The 16th annual Pocono Winter Carnival opened yesterday at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa., for nine days of synchronized skiing, snowboarding, mogul stunt skiing, tube racing, sloppy slaloms, snow volleyball and snowman triathlons and biathlons. There are also less strenuous events and fun and entertainment for the whole family. Winter Carnival takes place throughout the four-county Pocono Mountain area, and many of the Pocono resorts are offering midweek ski packages as well as winter weekend rate discounts.
January 22, 1995
The uncertainty of the 1995 season was in evidence yesterday as the Orioles held their eighth annual Winter Carnival at Camden Yards. But perhaps not as much as some may have suspected.Reaction to the labor dispute that has had baseball shut down since Aug. 12 was mixed among the 6,050 fans in attendance. Those who came for the various events gave every indication that the interest level remains high.The ones who came to buy tickets did not display the sameenthusiasm, even though it was tough to tell judging by the bottom line.
January 12, 2007
HOUGHTON, Mich. -- In the land of big snow, where college students jump harmlessly out of third-story dormitory windows into snow banks, the longest season of the year sure isn't what it used to be. Snow that was dependable as a sunrise - and last year tallied higher than 20 feet - is being rationed in the city of Houghton, which this week canceled a downtown inner tube race - the Yooper Luge - to save snow for the annual winter carnival, the biggest tourist...
October 15, 1998
Joseph Cates,74, a television and Broadway producer and the man who cast Art Carney in "The Honeymooners," died Saturday in New York of complications from leukemia.Mr. Cates, the father of actress Phoebe Cates, was a creator of one of television's first big game shows, "The $64,000 Question."He helped make television specials regular network features -- writing, producing and directing more than 1,000 of them.Richard Denning,85, a character actor in film and television perhaps best known for playing the governor in the television series "Hawaii Five-0," died Sunday in Escondido, Calif.
December 24, 1995
New Orioles general manager Pat Gillick, owner Peter Angelos and team MVP Rafael Palmeiro will be among the celebrities at the 43rd annual Tops in Sports banquet, Jan. 12 at Towson State.Other guests include Hall of Famer Johnny Bench, Cleveland Indians pitcher Dennis Martinez, Orioles minor-league standouts Rocky Coppinger and Scott McClain, Indians GM John Hart, Orioles director of player development Syd Thrift and American League umpire Durwood Merrill.Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $50. To purchase tickets, call (410)