Continuing a 25-year-old Baltimore sports tradition, PressBox and Padonia Ale House (formerly Padonia Station) feature Baltimore's sports mavens, experts and icons in a series of lunches by sports fans, for sports fans.
Jan. 9: Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette
Each event features a full buffet lunch and soft drinks for just $14.99 per person.
* Free parking
* Cash bar
* Silent auction
* Sports raffles and more
* Doors open at 11 a.m. and program begins at noon.
Note: There is a $1 per ticket processing fee for all tickets purchased online. Tickets are also available for sale at Padonia Ale House, 63 East Padonia Road, Timonium, MD 21093. (410) 252-8181
* Tickets will not be mailed. If you purchase tickets online, your name will be on the list at the event, and you will just need to present a valid I.D. for entry.
Oct. 11: Scott Garceau and Keith Mills
Nov. 8: Loyola basketball coach Jimmy Patsos
Dec. 13: Orioles GM Dan Duquette
Jan. 10: Towson football coach Rob Ambrose
Feb. 14: Division I men's lacrosse coaches Dave Pietramala (Johns Hopkins), Rick Sowell (Navy), Shawn Nadelen (Towson), Don Zimmerman (UMBC)
March 14: Ravens senior vice president of public and community relations Kevin Byrne and Jim "Snuffy" Smith
April 11: A baseball roundtable with Jim Henneman (PressBox), Steve Melewski (MASN) and Peter Schmuck (Baltimore Sun).
May 9: MASN's Roch Kubatko, author of the "School of Roch" blog
June 13: Univ. of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall
July 11: WJZ sports director Mark Viviano
Aug. 8: Terry Hasseltine, director of sports for the state of Maryland
Sept. 12: Stan White, Brett Hollander and Keith Mills of WBAL Radio's Ravens Broadcast Team
Oct. 10: Ed Norris and Steve Davis of 105.7 The Fan's "The Norris & Davis Show" (Tickets available at the door)
Nov. 14: Former Baltimore Colt Tom Matte
Dec. 12: Towson men's basketball coach Pat Skerry