Red Hatters Under The Big Top
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Join your Red Hat sisters for a weekend of fun, laughing and sisterhood. Enjoy the midway games on Friday night, the classes on Saturday AM, the animal themed luncheon and the Ringleader DJ on Saturday night.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/23/2018 to 2/25/2018
When: February 23-25, 2018
12:00 Noon
Where: Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center
5625 O'Donnell Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21224
United States
Contact: Janet Campbell
4439283613
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“Red Hatters Under The Big Top” Join us Feb. 23-Feb. 25, 2018!! Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center 5625 O’Donnell St. * Baltimore, MD 21224 FRIDAY, FEB. 23 12:00 – 1:45 PM REGISTRATION OPEN IN LOBBY FOR EARLY ARRIVALS. Note: Rooms may not be ready this early. Please leave your luggage in your car until you have your room. Carts are limited and cannot be used to store luggage. You will need to sign-up for a cart. DOOR PRIZE AND BINGO CONTRIBUTIONS should be left at the registration desk. Please mark your gift with your chapter name and your queen’s name so your chapter can be recognized at the drawings. We are asking each attending chapter to bring a gift card, gift basket, or gift item valued at $25.00 or more that can be used as either a door prize or a bingo-for-charity prize during the WEEKEND. “Red Hatters ”Under The Big Top” souvenir T-shirts will be available again this year. You will be able to place your order on your registration form. The shirts are purple, ¾ length sleeves, 100% combed cotton and a scoop neckline. Small, Medium, Large, XL, 1X, 2Xand 3X……………………$ 25.00 Note: These sizes will also be available with short sleeves 4X and 5X with short sleeves only……………………….….…$ 28.00 Shirts will be available for pickup on Friday, February 23th up on the 5th floor. “Red Hatters Under The Big Top” souvenir T-Shirts can be ordered on the second page of your registration form. 12:00 – 6:00 PM - Vendors open on 5TH floor. Look for sign reading “RED HAT LANE”. Vendors will be giving out door prize tickets for every $10 you spend. There will be a special drawing on Sunday morning for all of the prizes donated by the vendors and only these tickets will be used. 12:00PM - Hospitality room open -Canton Room - Mezzanine level 2:00 – 5:00PM - Registration open on 5TH floor 2:00 - 5:00PM - Welcome Reception with chocolate/dippers along “Red Hat Lane” Note: You will find 2 drink coupons in your NAME BADGE HOLDER for either wine or sodas. These coupons will only be valid during the Reception. Volunteers will be selling cash raffle tickets 6 for $5.00. The drawing will be held Saturday night and the winner will get 50% of the pot. A second place winner will get 25% of the pot. 6:00PM–10:00 “HATTERS EAT AND PLAY ON THE MIDWAY” Chesapeake Ballroom – Mezzanine level. Enjoy a buffet of typical “midway” food like hot dogs, burgers, and more (Fish fillets for those celebrating Lent). Then, head out to the “Midway” for a variety of games, cotton candy and popcorn. Dress: Casual red and purple SATURDAY, FEB. 24 7:30 - 9:00AM - Hot Buffet Breakfast is served in the Chesapeake Ballroom. 9:00AM - Vendors Open On 5th Floor (Will Close During Lunch……….(AND VENDOR AREA WILL BE LOCKED). 9:00 AM - HOSPITALITY ROOM (CANTON ROOM) WILL BE AVAILABLE ALL DAY. 9:30 - 11:00AM - Choice of: 1. A TASTE OF MARYLAND: Learn about the history of Maryland’s most iconic food traditions and food businesses such as Maryland beaten biscuits, crab cakes, coddies, Old Bay and more. The presentation by Joyce White will be followed by the opportunity to taste an assortment of sweet and savory MD fare. LIMITED TO 25 LADIES COST: $10.00 2. TAI CHI CLASS: Relax and learn slow controlled movements designed to improve physical and mental well-being. LIMITED TO 30 LADIES COST: $10.00 3. CUP CAKE DECORATING CLASS: Learn techniques that can be used on cupcakes or cakes. Boxes will be provided for you to take 4 cupcakes that you decorate in the class. COST: $15.00 11:45-1:15 PM - “Animals Under The Big Top” LUNCHEON – Help yourself to the buffet lunch of turkey roulade and beef tips as you enjoy our SURPRISE ENTERTAINMENT. Come dressed in a circus animal print or a circus animal costume staying with our red and purple colors…if possible. 1:30 – 3:00 PM – BINGO FOR CHARITY – We thought we would move the schedule around a bit and have the Bingo immediately after lunch to allow more time for SHOPPING. The Bingo will be run by the Sassy Classy Divas again this year, but a charity has not yet been determined. The prizes are items donated by our very generous Red Hat chapters, so join us for an afternoon of Red Hat sisterhood. Good luck!! COST $10.00 PER PERSON 3:00 – 5:00 PM – SHOP TIL’ YOU DROP – We received a lot of comments from our Red Hat sisters and the vendors who said there wasn’t enough time for shopping. So…we eliminated the late Friday night shopping and moved the schedule to allow for this two hour window to shop, shop, shop. Visit the vendors and see what kind of deals they have waiting for you. 3:00 - 8:00PM - PHOTOGRAPHER will be set up in the Bayview room (Mezzanine level) – A coupon good for one photo will be in your NAME BADGE. You will also have the opportunity to purchase additional copies of your photos at discounted pricing. Volunteers will be selling cash raffle tickets 6 for $5.00. The drawing will be held tonight and the winner will get 50% of the pot. A second place winner will get 25% of the pot. 6:00 PM - 10:00 - RED HAT “BIG TOP” DINNER – Relax and enjoy your served dinner selection as you are being entertained by the music of our DJ Ring Master, Steve Moody. Dress as your favorite circus performer or dress up in your favorite red and purple outfit. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25 7:30 – 9:00 - Full American buffet breakfast. Eat at your leisure anytime within these 90 minutes. P.J.’S or street clothes – your choice 9:30 -11:00AM – Activity TBA. Entertainment and Door Prize drawings. Announcement of next year’s event!!! REGISTRATION FORM: Name: _______________________________________________ (as you wish it to appear on badge) Address:________________________________________________________________ City:_______________________________________State:________Zip:_______________ Phone: _______________________e-mail: ____________________________________________ (All updates and changes will be sent via e-mail – no snail mail will be sent. If you don’t have e-mail, please enter queen or chapter member’s email to be forwarded to you) Chapter Name:______________________________________________Number_____________ Saturday night dinner choice: ____ Broiled crab cake ____ Beef Brisket _____Chicken Sonoma* ____ Vegetarian Lasagna *Boneless chicken breast with mushrooms, red peppers and broccoli florets _____ Please check here if you have dietary restrictions and are unable to eat any of these four items. Activities Signup: Check activity and enclose full payment with registration. Fee includes all materials. 1. _______ Tai Chi class ……………………………$10.00 (limited to first 30 registrants) 2. _______ Taste of MD class………………………$10.00 (limited to first 25 registrants) 3. _______ Cup Cake decorating class..……….…...$15.00 (limited to first 30 registrants) 4. _______ Bingo-for-Charity event …………….…$10.00 Early registrations received by November 15, 2017……………$ 210.00 Registrations received after November 16, 2017……........…..…$ 230.00 Deadline for all registrations is December 31, 2017 TOTAL FOR REGISTRATION………..………………………..…………._________________ TOTAL FOR CLASSES…………………………………………….……..…_________________ SATURDAY AFTERNOON BINGO…………………………………….…_________________ SHIRT ORDER: SIZE:__________............................................................._________________ LESS DEPOSIT:…………………………………………………….……….__________________ BALANCE DUE: ………………………………………………….………...__________________ Mail completed application and $100 deposit with check payable to: Janet Campbell- Red Hat weekend, Best Western Plus Hotel 5625 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore MD 21224 Or, scan and email to jesoup@verizon.net if paying with a credit card. MC ____ VISA ____ AMEX ____ DISCOVER____ Card #_____________-_____________-_____________-_____________ Exp. Date ______/______ Amount _________________ Name on Card ___________________________________________ Signature______________________________________________ ***Please make a photocopy of this registration for your records. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE HOTEL ROOM Special Room Rates of $95 single/double occupancy and $105 triple/quad occupancy, plus taxes. Call hotel @ 410-633-9500 or 800-633-9511 and ask for the Red Hat Rate. CHECK-IN TIME is 4:00 PM. NOTE: YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY NOVEMBER 30TH TO BE HOLDING A ROOM IN THE “RED HAT” BLOCK. ANY ROOMS HELD WITHOUT A PAID REGISTRATION WILL BE RELEASED BACK INTO THE ROOM BLOCK. Limited to First 200 Registrants Your cancelled check and/or Credit Card statement will serve as confirmation of registration. Balances must be paid in full by January 15, 2018. Please mark your calendar as no reminder notice will be sent. Cancellation Policy: Requests for cancellation prior to December 31, 2017 will forfeit $100 deposit. NO REFUNDS AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2017 (May be transferred to another member not yet registered). Seats will be pre-assigned. Chapters will be seated together at tables of 10. Groups larger than 10 will be split equally and seated at tables beside each other .*** If you wish to be seated with someone out of your chapter, please indicate on registration form. Use back if necessary. No seating changes can be made after February 10th. DOOR PRIZES/BINGO FUNDRAISER PRIZES: We are requesting that each attending chapter donate a gift basket, gift, or gift card (value of $25) that can be used as a door prize OR a Bingo-for-Charity prize during the week-end. Please leave your gift item with our volunteers at the Registration table. Thank you!!