Long a Baltimore institution, Hooker and Boys will present their 19th annual “12 Days of Christmas” charity fundraiser, where performers from around the region will get “naughty, nice, and nasty” December 9th, from noon to 6 pm at the Maritime Conference Center (692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights). Doors open at noon and the show starts at 2.

The event will be emceed by Shawnna Alexander, David Allen, and Sarha Shaubach. The American Sign Language emcees will be Debbie Jones and Susan Weinstein. This year’s charities are the Leather Heart Foundation, Project Real, Hagerstown Hopes, and AIDS Action Baltimore. The event will feature several bootblacks, including Boy John, Bumper, Jay, and CaIT.

No outside food is allowed. Lunch platters will be sold for $7, including a choice of sandwich, French fries, coleslaw, and fruit salad. Belton’s Cupcakes and Mama Sandy’s Cherries will be back again this year with their dessert delights.

If you would like to donate to the silent auction, bring the item with you to the event, or contact them through their Facebook event page-The 19th Annual 12 Days of Christmas-Naughty, Nice, and Nasty!. For sponsorship info it’s 12Days19_2017_Donation_Sponsor_AdRates.pdf.

There’s plenty of free parking, and hotel rooms are available on-site. For more info on transportation and directions to the conference facility, call 410-859-5700 x0.

Please dress for a mixed-use venue. Note that this event is only open to those 18-plus. Legal ID required.

General admission tickets are $20, and reserved seating is $25 per person. Tables of four cost $100. Checks or money orders can be made out to one of the charities, with “12 days” in the memo line.