Taste of the Town

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Like, oh my gosh! It's an '80s party! Rock out at the library after hours on Saturday, April 27, from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at the Cockeysville Branch for A Totally '80s Taste of the Town!

Where's the beef? It's at our tasting stations! Sample food from local restaurants, enjoy wine or craft beer from B.C. Brewery, and bid on an exciting and eclectic assortment of items, experiences, original works of art in our silent auction. Dance to the hit tunes from the award-winning '80s cover band The New Romance! We're encouraging (but not requiring) our guests to rock their favorite '80s fashions.

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.

Last year, over 300 guests sampled food and drink from local restaurants, caterers, wineries and breweries, enjoyed live music, played games and bid on an exciting and eclectic assortment of items in a silent auction worth over $16,000. We hope you'll join us for a wicked cool night of fun at the Cockeysville Branch on Saturday, April 27.

Taste of the Town is a 21+ event.


While Taste of the Town is going old school, our silent auction is fully 21st century! This year, we're going paperless. The bidding can be done online or using an app. We'll have attendants at the event to assist you with bidding, or you can download the app and do it right from your phone. Sign up for a bidding account at charityauction.bid/TOTT2019. Once you've signed up online, the Auctria Mobile Bidding app is available on the Google Play Store and on iTunes.

Please note: You must sign up online before you can log in to the app. A credit card is required to register, but you can still choose how you pay — cash, credit or check — at the end of the auction.



More to come - keep checking back!

Sponsorships Available



Totally Tubular Sponsor

Gnarly Sponsor

Radical Sponsors

Righteous Sponsors


Susan G. Waxter

Sponsorships Available

Awesome Sponsors

Mega Media Sponsors


Sponsorships Available

Silent Auction Sponsors

Aberdeen IronBirds, About Faces, Alex and Olmsted, American Visionary Art Museum, Amie Lee, Annie Howe Papercuts, Arbutus Branch, B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore Spirits Company, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Basignani Winery, Black Ankle Vineyards, Black Eyed Susan Gift Baskets, Emily Bomgardner, Breakout Games, Megan Britt, Adult and Community Engagement Department, Elizabeth Brown, Chipotle, Chromatic Crafts, CinéBistro @ The Rotunda, Cranbrook Liquors, Diamond Comics Distributor, Dutch Wonderland, Earth Treks Climbing, Everyman Theatre, Fire Museum of Maryland, Flavor Cupcakery, Frederick Keys, Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library, Goetze Candy, Hagerstown Suns, Hammer and Nails, Hereford Branch, Historic Ships in Baltimore, Brandi Horseman, Jet Blue, Jewish Museum of Maryland, La Tolteca, Ladew Topiary Gardens, Nina Lagervall, Liberty Mountain Resort, Linwoods, Kathleen MacCubbin, Mandi Blackburn Photography, Maryland Historical Society, Maryland Science Center, Estate of Rex Matthews, Medieval Times, Michele's Granola, Mouth Party Caramels, Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winery, Painting with a Twist, Petit Louis Bistro, Point Breeze Credit Union, Geraldine Pontius, Popsations, Port Discovery, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Sagamore Spirit, Smyth Jewelers, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, Southwest, Vito Ristorante, Cynthia Wachob, Washington Nationals, Watermark and more to come!

Sponsorships Available


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