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Here's what's postponed this weekend in the Baltimore area for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence could bring heavy rains, flooding and high winds to the Baltimore area this weekend, causing several organizers to cancel events.

Here’s what’s been canceled, rescheduled or postponed:


  • This weekend’s Baltimore County African-American Cultural Festival in Towson has been postponed, with a new date to be announced.
  • The Saint Mary Mediterranean Food Festival is rescheduled for Sept. 21-23 at Saint Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 909 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley. 410-785-0909.
  • The Defender’s Day celebration at Fort McHenry has been altered: There will be no Friday night parade through Locust Point, and no Saturday evening music and fireworks. Daytime programs for Saturday and Sunday are, for the moment, still on.
  • The 35th annual Maryland Wine Festival has been pushed back to Oct. 13. As it has for most of its history, the wine festival will be held at the Carroll County Farm Museum. Tickets purchased in advance for either Sept. 15 or Sept. 16 will be honored on Oct. 13.
  • The Taste of the Chesapeake in Annapolis, originally scheduled for Thursday, has been postponed. Stay tuned for a new date.
  • The 10th annual DogFest has been postponed to Oct. 6. Baltimore Humane Society’s DogFest Walk & Festival is a dog day extravaganza benefiting animals in need of care and refuge at the 365 acre no-kill shelter.
  • The Baltimore Brunch Fest has been pushed from this weekend to Sept. 29.

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