Anne Arundel


Sunday, July 28

Water works Swimmable Action Day will be held at several locations, including Mayo Beach Park, Edgewater, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Swim and kayak on the bay to celebrate the need for clean water. The event is sponsored by the South River Federation. 410-224-3802.


Tuesday, July 30

Navy band The Naval Academy Band hosts a concert at Susan G. Campbell Park at the City Dock in Annapolis at 7 p.m.


Wednesday, July 31

Lecture Shilo Brooks, a professor of philosophy at Bowdoin College in Maine, will deliver a lecture, "Nietzsche, Hegel, and the Problem of History," at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539 or

Thursday, Aug. 1

Dig this The West County Library, 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton, will host "Dig It Archaeology" at 11 a.m., for ages 8 to 12. The event is a program of the group Archaeology in the Community. 410-222-6277.

Friday, Aug. 2

Rotary crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its 68th annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12 and free for children younger than 3. Buy tickets at or call 877-333-9667.

Campout The Bowie Baysox will host a Family Campout at Prince George's Stadium after the team takes on the Portland Sea Dogs at 7:05 p.m. After the game, fans can camp out, a fireworks show will be held and children can run the bases. Tickets are $10 and include a box seat ticket for the game. Tent space must be registered when tickets are ordered. For tickets and information, call 301-464-4813 or go to No staked tents will be allowed and no grills, open flames or cooking equipment will be allowed inside the stadium.

Saturday, Aug. 3


Peach festival Eastport United Methodist Church will hold its 38th annual Peach Festival from noon to 5 p.m., 926 Bay Ridge Ave. in Annapolis. The event includes chicken dinners for sale, a silent auction and bake sale. The church will pre-sell peach pies, peach cakes, pickled beets and peach jelly from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Dinners are $15, $7 for children younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the church's outreach and missions programs. Information: 410-263-5490.

Tribute concert Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents "A Tribute to Motown & Soul Legends" at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. A nine-member ensemble featuring vocalists Bryan Fox, Gene McBride, Vivian Owens and Jeffrey Walker perform the music of the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Dells, Sam Cooke, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Isaac Hayes, Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston and others. Tickets are $20, $15 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or

Cancer benefit The We Believe Lacrosse Classic will be held at Archbishop Spalding High School, 8080 New Cut Road in Severn beginning at 10 a.m. Division I, II and III men's and women's lacrosse players help raise funds for teens and young adults battling cancer. Each player will play in honor of his or her personal Cancer Warrior. The guest speaker is Loyola University's men's lacrosse coach Charlie Toomey. For tickets and event information, go to


First Sunday Arts Festival The event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, and will feature crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or

Acoustic music 333 Coffeehouse presents Butch Ross in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or


Wine festival The Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 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 Dublin5, the Truth Project, Appaloosa and others. Proceeds benefit the Wellness House, an organization providing support for those living with cancer. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the gate, $20 each for groups of 10 or more, free for children 12 and younger. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. 410-507-2186 or

Jazz The Sara Jones Quartet performs jazz standards and Brazilian jazz classics at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 410-266-8044 or

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