People/Events/Accounts: News About Off the Hook Seafood Festival, Shawn Mendes's Fan Experience, the Wolf Trap Ball, and More

CHICAGO: The Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile will host an end-of-summer barbecue event at the hotel’s rooftop garden on August 29. The event will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

InProduction, a seating and staging company for events, has acquired Seating Solutions, a seating company with an inventory of more than 50,000 seats. 

LOS ANGELES: The fifth annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival will take place September 14 at the Santa Monica Pier. The event raises funds for environmental nonprofit Heal the Bay. 

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MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: Key West’s 40th annual Fantasy Fest, a masking and costuming festival, will take place October 18-27. 

NEW YORK: Verizon will host This is Shawn, an interactive Shawn Mendes fan experience, August 23-24 at Union West. 

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TORONTO: Cannabis platform MoCanna will open ByMinistry, a cannabis-focused lounge and cultural space, in Toronto in late 2019. 

WASHINGTON: The 2019 Wolf Trap Ball, in partnership with the Embassy of Singapore, will take place September 14.

With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Beth Kormanik, Michele Laufik, and Ian Zelaya in New York.

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