Sunday, June 1

Pet Rock music The Bayside Summer Concert Series will present the group Pet Rock performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Enjoy lively music and bay breezes. Information: or 410-222-6230.


Tuesday, June 3

Concert The Aca Seca Trio from Argentina will perform at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is free on a first-come basis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Information: 410-636-6597.


Wednesday, June 4

Fundraiser St. Margaret's Episcopal Church will host a concert, dessert reception and art auction at 7 p.m. at 1601 Pleasant Plains Road in Annapolis. Among the musical performers are sopranos Maria Dolan and Tamara Fingel; baritones Adrian Lewis, Bobb Robinson and Robert Tudor; pianists Jiayin Shen and Michael Lundien; cellists Deborah Brudvig and Martha Vance, and guitarist Jonathan Stone. Tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit the therapeutic music program at Anne Arundel Medical Center. For tickets and information, go to

Thursday, June 5

Meeting The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents "The Barns of Southern Maryland" by J. Carlton Sharp at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Sharp takes attendees back to 1634 and the landing of immigrants from England at St. Clements Island from their vessels, the Ark and the Dove. Refreshments and networking follow. Information: 410-760-9679 or go to

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. In light of the legalization of marijuana in some places, pharmacist John Kenny will speak on the pharmacological effects of legal and illegal drugs. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, June 6

Jug Bay snakes A preschool nature craft program about snakes will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian. Youngsters can enjoy sensory activities and learn about nature through an interactive game, story and craft. For ages 3 to 5. Cost is $2 per child. Information: 410-741-9330 or go to

Saturday, June 7


Festival The Anne Arundel Historical Society holds its 24th annual Old-Fashioned Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. in Linthicum. Event features homemade strawberry shortcake, chocolate-covered strawberries, strawberry wine and beer, and children's activities. Admission and parking is free. Information: 41-626-1437 or

Kids' fair The 13th annual Kids 'n' Kaboodle Children's Fair is being held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Weems-Whalen Ball Field off Spa Road in Annapolis. The event is sponsored by the Chesapeake Children's Museum with other agencies. Arts and crafts, hands-on career stations, games and prizes, food and more. Information: 410-990-1993 or


Concert Organist Adam Scott Graham will perform the works of Franck, Bach, Langlais and others at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1101 Bay Ridge Ave. in Eastport. Donations accepted. Information: 410-269-5419 or

Dixieland music The U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers Dixie Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Free admission. Information: 410-636-6597 or

Father's Day concert Congregation Kneseth Israel presents violinist Yosef Yankelev, baritone Shouvik Mondle and tenor Moshe Weisblum, accompanied by pianist Diane Kinsley, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. The program will feature selections from Bach and Klezmer, and the Maryland premieres of Yankelev's arrangement of "My Yiddishe Mama" and Mondle's rendition of traditional Hindu semiclassical music. Admission is $20. Information: 410-263-3924 or


Summer solstice The 333 Coffeehouse presents its Summer Solstice Concert with Jennifer Cutting's OCEAN Celtic Quartet at 7:30 p.m. June 20 at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road in Annapolis. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors and students, $10 for members. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its 69th annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Tickets are $65, $20 for children 3-12 and free for children younger than 3. Buy tickets at or call 877-333-9667 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Online and telephone sales end at noon Aug. 1. Tickets will be available at the stadium box office on the day of the event starting at 4 p.m.

Wine festival The third annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Highway in Crownsville. Tickets include a souvenir cup, limited samples of beer and wine, and entertainment all day. Food will be available for purchase. Musical entertainment includes performances by Uncle Jack, the Roadhouse Clams and Tom Larson. Proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Trust, an organization that funds educational programs in schools to teach children about the environment and ground restoration work. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the gate, $25 each for groups of 10 or more, free for children 12 and younger. Information: 410-507-2186 or

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