Oregon Ridge Park, Hunt ValleyBaltimore County - Central Maryland
Be sure to bring your picnic basket for this all-American holiday celebration featuring such famed works as Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and Sousa's Stars and Stripes culminating in a breathtaking fireworks display. A cozy blanket is the perfect seat for the sloping green lawn of Oregon Ridge as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra takes to the bandstand and lights up the night.
Oregon Ridge Park opens at 5:00 p.m. http://www.bsomusic.org/
July 3 AND July 4
WHO AND WHAT?
Robert Franz, conductor
As Music Director of the Boise Philharmonic, Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Opera and Orchestra, and Associate Conductor of the Houston Symphony, Robert Franz’s appeal as a first-rate conductor and enthusiastic award-winning educator is acclaimed by critics, composers and audiences of all ages. Composer Bright Sheng praised Franz for his “extremely musical and passionate approach towards music making” and critics hail his “masterly pace, emphasis, and technical control” calling his conducting “viscerally thrilling”.
Oregon Ridge Park and Lodge 2014 Events
Oregon Ridge Park and Lodge plays host to many events throughout the year. The schedule details those events that are open to the public. Please note that event dates and prices are subject to change. Please contact the lodge at 410-887-1818 prior to the event for updated information.
May 17: Arthritis Foundation 5K; 8 a.m. to noon
May 18: Polakoff Foundation 5K; 8 to 11 a.m.
May 31 through June 1: Great Grapes Wine, Food and Arts Festival; Noon to 6 p.m.
June 7 and 8: Karmafest; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
June 29: Cool Kids Campaign 5K; 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
July 3 and 4: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Star Spangled Spectacular/Fireworks; 8 p.m.
July 6: Reggae Jerk Festival; Noon to 9 p.m.
July 26: Believe in Music Festival; Noon to 10 p.m.
August 16: Annual Hot August Blues; Noon to 10 p.m.
September 6: Hike in the Park for Parkinsons; 8 a.m. to Noon
September 13: Greyhound Pets of Maryland Picnic; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone: 800-600-8607
September 20: There Goes My Hero Charity Ride; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
September 24: Rosh Hashanah Under The Stars; 4:30 p.m. Phone: 443-524-0284
October 12: Team Captain Kid Foundation 5K; 7 a.m. to Noon
October 18: Save a Limb Bike Ride; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
November 2: Cubs 5K Challenge; 7 to 11 a.m. Phone: 410-456-1363
WHERE TO STAY?
Why not make the Star Spangled 4th at Oregon Ridge Park a Stay-cation by staying over at nearby Residence Inn Baltimore Hunt Valley?
All Guests will enjoy:
- A Suite
- Free Buffet Breakfast
- Free High Speed Internet Access
- Easy Access to Light Rail System
- Packages that include Marriott Reward Bonus Points
- AAA, AARP Discounts and more available
Click Here for the Overnight Package perfect for your Star Spangled 4th at Oregon Ridge Park