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New Yorker Cartoonist to Lecture at St. John's Mitchell Gallery. New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff.
New Yorker Cartoonist to Lecture at St. John's Mitchell Gallery. New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff. (Courtesy Photo)

Veterans Day Celebrations

Annapolis Block Party

Join the block party at Market Space in downtown Annapolis where there will be live music all day from X Factor Romania winner and Annapolitan Jeremy Ragsdale, as well as Naval Academy grads Gutterball Kingpin Band. Get raw or grilled local oysters for $1 at McGarvey’s Saloon and Oyster Bar and Annapolis Market House. Or take Oyster shooters at Middleton Tavern. Veterans with ID get $1 Budweisers. Crab cakes, sausages, and burgers will be served from outdoor grills. Kids can get their faces painted.12-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. downtownannapolispartnership.org. 410-858-5884.

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Glen Burnie Parade

The Glen Burnie Improvement Association is bringing back its annual parade for Veterans Day. The parade stages at Corkran Middle School on Quarterfield Road and proceeds north on Crain Highway then turns right on Post 40 Road. It disbands at the parking garage at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association’s carnival grounds, after a stop at the reviewing stand with judges from the community, veterans and fire department. 2 p.m. Sunday. 410-760-2093.

Naval Academy band concert

The United States Naval Academy band will play a free concert for Veterans Day with a selection of patriotic music including “Battle Hymn of the Republic” by William Steffe and marches by Henry Fillmore and John Philip Sousa. Capt. Thomas R. Buchanan, the Naval Academy’s 88th Commandant of Midshipmen, will speak. Staff Sergeant Megan May, member of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard Band of the Northeast, 193rd Special Operations Wing, will perform as a guest vocalist on several selections. A special video and music montage featuring Samuel Hazo’s piece, “Each Time You Tell Their Story,” will be presented in honor of Gold Star and POW/MIA families. Chief Musician Rory Cherry will sing country music artist Aaron Tippin’s hit, “Where the Stars and Stripes and Eagle Fly.” 7:30 p.m. Friday. 7 p.m. Monday. 801 Chase Street, Annapolis. marylandhall.org. 410-280-5640.

Designer Bag & Bracelet Bingo

Games, raffles, door prizes and bake sale all in support of Magothy Cooperative Preschool. 6:30 p.m. Friday. Glen Burnie Elks Lodge, 878 Stevenson Road, Severn. 410-279-0339.

Macra-Make Your Own

Learn the art of macramé and two basic knots to make a macramé accessory. All materials and instruction will be provided, along with cold-pressed organic juice mimosas and brunch treats. 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday. Rasa Juice Shop, 90 Maryland Ave. Tickets are $25 at rasajuiceshop.com. 410-570-4597.

“This Petty Place: Mary Petty of The New Yorker”

Longtime New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff will speak in conjunction with the exhibition “The Life and Art of Mary Petty.” 3 p.m. Sunday. Francis Scott Key Auditorium of St. John’s College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. 410-626-2556.

Café Mezzanotte concert

Californian vocalist Debora Galán will sing Latin jazz songs reflecting her Spanish and Cuban heritage in English, Portuguese and Spanish. 5-7 p.m. Sunday. Café Mezzanotte, 760 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. Tickets are $20 at cafemezzanotte.com.

Wine Down Wednesday: Dining In The Dark

Get a look at early 19th-century culinary culture with craft cocktails inspired by the Hammond- Harwood collection. Explore the historic mansion by candlelight with $5 drinks. 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $15. Historic Annapolis members are admitted for free. Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis. hammondharwoodhouse.org. 410-263-4683 x 10.

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