Anne Arundel


Sunday, Oct. 20

Beer tasting festival Brews by the Bay will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Event features tastings of 13 beers from the Annapolis Homebrew Club. The tastings include a commemorative glass. Tickets are $30, $25 for museum members. Information:


Oyster festival The annual West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 EW Shady Side Road. The event features children's activities, arts and crafts, food, and music by Tim and Savannah Finch, the Eastman String Band, Calico Jack, Sour Notes, the Coastal Flats, and Gary Harmon and Andy Garte. At the end of the day, the winner of a $5,000 raffle, sponsored by the museum, will be drawn. Raffle tickets are $5. Festival admission is $6; free for children 12 and younger. Parking will be available, and handicapped parking will be available at the museum. Information: 410-867-4486 or

Festival The conclusion of the 23rd annual Arts and Music Festival at Quiet Waters Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Event features live music, food, children's activities, and art from exhibitors in pottery, leather, textiles and other media. Admission $6 per car. Information: 410-222-1777 or


Monday, Oct. 21

Concert The Sixth Floor Trio, comprised of pianist/clarinetist Teddy Abrams, violinist Harrison Hollingsworth and clarinetist Johnny Teyssier, perform at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-647-8718 or

Lecture Dr. Jane Snider will give a presentation on "The Twice Exceptional Child; Gifted with Dyslexia, or Gifted with ADHD" at 7 p.m. at the Anne Arundel County Library's Annapolis branch, 1410 West St. Free. Information:

Thursday, Oct. 24

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Clayton Greene Jr. will give an update on several litigation cases. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Oct. 25

Interior design Michael Boyd, owner/principal designer of SmithBoyd Interiors in Atlanta, Ga., will speak about his interior design career at 7 p.m. in Anne Arundel Community College's Pascal Center for the Arts, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Admission is $5, free for students with ID. Information:

Lecture Daniel Maher, a philosophy professor at Assumption College, will speak on "Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy" at 8:15 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.


Saturday, Oct. 26

'Playing for Patriots' Tennis players are invited to participate in a round robin tournament being held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mears Marina, 519 Chester Ave. in Annapolis. Players will have 90-minute time slots for doubles tennis. Food and beverages supplied by local businesses. Also scheduled is a silent auction and raffle. Players will receive a T-shirt with the Playing for Patriots logo. Proceeds benefit wounded warriors through Operation Homefront and Warrior Events. Information: 443-336-8727 or email

Concert Jennifer Cutting's OCEAN Quartet performs "Leaves of Autumn" at 8 p.m. at Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Road. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: 443-786-0463.


Art Sale The 3rd annual First Sunday Holiday Art Sale featuring crafts, live music and demonstrations will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Admission is free. Information: or

Fair Fusion, Ltd. will hold its Fall Artisan's Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2-3 at 1168 Mainsail Drive in Annapolis. Vendors will offer for sale glassware, jewelry, paintings, quilts, handbags and more. Information: 410 268-5770.


Concert Rams Head Promotions presents "An Evening with Michael Bolton" on Dec. 17 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter who has sold more than 53 million albums and singles worldwide. His hits include, "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You," "When a Man Loves a Woman," "Said I Loved You But I Lied," and "How Can We Be Lovers." For tickets and more information, go to


•Western High School class of 1978 will hold its 35th reunion on Nov. 9 and seeks contact information for graduates. Email or go to

•Brooklyn Park High School class of 1963 will hold its 50th reunion from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 9 the Olive Grove Restaurant in Linthicum. Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased in advance. For more information, email Wayne Loyd at, Pat Glos Pettway at or call Pat Glos at 410-609-0294.

•Mount Hebron Class of 2003 will hold its 10-year reunion from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 30 at Silo.5%, 1200 Steuart St. in Baltimore. Tickets are $58 per person and must be purchased in advance by going to For more information, call Meagan McDaniels at 410-935-0644 or Ashley Cook at 410-530-0024.

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