Taste of the Town


Taste of the Town 2017

Taste of the Town is the Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library's premier annual event with a Champagne speakeasy theme. It takes place on Saturday, April 29 at the Towson Branch from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. If you want to get in the spirit of the era, costumes are welcome but not required!

Get a taste of Baltimore County and the surrounding area by sampling food and drink from local restaurants, caterers, wineries and breweries, enjoy live jazz music, play games in our Casino Castle and bid on an exciting and eclectic assortment of items in a silent auction. Last year's silent auction featured items worth over $16,000.

This year's honorary host is David White, one of the world’s leading wine writers. The author of But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World’s Favorite Wine, David is a contributor to Grape Collective and the founder and editor of Terroirist.com, an award-winning wine blog. His writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including The World of Fine Wine, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Punch. He has appeared on a number of TV and radio programs, including NPR’s All Things Considered. Each guest/couple will receive a copy of But First, Champagne while supplies last.

All proceeds support the Foundation's mission to provide additional resources to enrich the library’s commitment to empower the citizens of Baltimore County to explore, learn, create and connect.

Our 2017 Restaurant Sponsors:


*More to come/Subject to change.

Our 2017 Corporate Sponsors:

Champagne Sponsor ($10,000)

Manhattan Sponsor ($5,000)

Gin Rickey Sponsors ($2,500)

Tom Collins Sponsors ($1,000)


Sponsorships Available

Sidecar Sponsors ($500)

Media Sponsors



Sponsorships Available

Our 2017 Silent Auction Sponsors:

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Foundation for BCPL is proud to partner with local eateries, community businesses and our corporate sponsors for Taste of the Town to ensure ongoing support of the various programs which help keep BCPL a thriving and vital part of the community.

Find out more about how you can get involved.

Taste of the Town 2016


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