Sunday, Sept. 26
Oktoberfest Visitors can enjoy carnival rides, games, German food and beverages, and more at Oktoberfest at the Fort Meade Pavilion. There will also be live music, novelty booths and special events for children. Admission is free. For directions and more information, call 301-677-3912.
Monday, Sept. 27
Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville. Members learn new techniques while working on projects. No gate fees. Information: 410-222-6115.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
Fall workshop The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities presents "Advanced Care Planning: Legal and Medical Perspectives," from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Free. Information: 410-222-4464, ext 3094.
Camera club The Arundel Camera Club holds it monthly competition in color slides and prints at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Information: 410-518-6876.
Pasadena Rotarians The Lake Shore (Pasadena) Rotary Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road. Information: John Clark, 410-320-3145.
Wednesday Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockfish, Sixth and Severn, Eastport, for breakfast and discussion. Cost is $12.
Thursday, Sept. 30
Elephant Club Breakfast meeting will be 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Joannie Coleman-Casey, Anne Arundel County zoning enforcement supervisor, will speak. Open to the public. $5 fee. Information: 410-437-2213 or elephantclub.us.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Rachel Wohl of Mediators Beyond Borders will speak about the organization. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.
Young Anne Arundel Professionals Social club for single professionals meets at 6:30 p.m. at Romilio's, 478A Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. Information: 410-336-6822.
Friday, Oct. 1
Lecture Peter Pesic will deliver a lecture titled "Hearing the Irrational: Music and the Development of the Modern Concept of Number," at 8:15 p.m. in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Information: 410-263-2371.
Saturday, Oct. 2
Flea market St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will also be open. Information: 410-269-7671.
Concert Annapolis Maritime Museum presents Tom Lewis, "The Springsteen of Sea Chanteys," from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at door. Information: amaritime.org.
'Choose It and Use it' Fundraiser for the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society will be offered for the first time at the society's West River Heritage/Oyster Festival. Event will be held at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road, on Oct. 17. Information: 410-867-0777 or 410-867-6156.
'Fashion for a Cause' Affair to benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at Paradigm, 179 Main St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $75 per person. Information: 443-837-1530 or go to hospicechesapeake.org.
Fundraiser Anne Arundel County's fundraiser "Disco Magic" will be held from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Nov. 5 at the Hilton BWI Airport Hotel. Guests are asked to wear their best "disco" attire for this retro event. Event also features a silent and live auction, vacation getaways, the drawing for the winners of the 50/50 cash raffle. Proceeds benefit the YWCA programs for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Information: 410-626-7800.
Cocker Spaniel Adoption Day The Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue group will hold an adoption day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Annapolis Petsmart, 2601 Housley Road, Annapolis. Information: cockerspanielrescue.com.
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