Anne Arundel County datebook

Anne Arundel County datebook

May 22, 2010

Sunday, May 23

'Souvenir' The Bay Theatre Company presents this play about a New York socialite and tone-deaf diva who thought she was a great soprano, through June 5 at 275 West St., Annapolis (on the lower level of the West Garrett office building). Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. matinee Sundays. Tickets are $30, $25 for students with ID and seniors 65 years and older. Information: 410-268-1333 or

Monday, May 24

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, May 26

Concert The Neville Brothers take the stage at 8 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. Tickets are $75. Information and directions: 410-268-4545.

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, May 27

'Forever Plaid' Musical comedy written by Stuart Ross will be performed Thursday through June 13 at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St. Shows at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Tickets are $18. Information: 410-268-9212 or

'Nestlings in Hand' Class being held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, involves banding nestlings, data recording and learning about nestling development. Cost is $10, $7 for members. Information: 410-827-6694.

Political club The Elephant Club will hold its regular breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road in Severna Park. Cost is $5. Information: 410-437-2213.

Saturday, May 29

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 be open. Information: 410-269-7671.


Flea Market Anne Arundel Community College's "Big Flea Market and Community Yard Sale" will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Early registration for space on or before May 28, including a table, is $25; spaces with table reserved May 29-June 5 cost $30. Additional tables are $5 each. No food vendors. Information: 410-777-2614 or

Garden tour "The Secret Garden Tour" of the Hammond-Harwood House in Annapolis takes place 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 5-6. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on tour dates. Information and tickets: 410-263-4683, ext. 14.

Fundraiser The Arundel Volunteer Fire Department will hold a pit-beef, ham and turkey sandwich sale, beginning at 10:30 a.m. June 5 and 19, at 2380 Davidsonville Road. Sandwiches are $6. Soda, water and chips are also available. There are shaded picnic areas and visitors can take a tour of the fire station. Information:

Musical tribute The Chesapeake Arts Center presents "Oh Boy! — A Tribute to Buddy Holly" at 8 p.m. June 12, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $15, $12 for members. Information: 410-636-6597 or

Arts and crafts festival More than 200 vendors will offer paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, leather goods and more at the Annapolis Arts & Crafts Festival taking place June 12-13 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. There will also be wine and food catered by Bo Brooks and live acoustic, salsa, jazz, calypso, samba and reggae music. Children's activities will be provided by the Chesapeake Children's Museum. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Admission is $8, $6 for ages 12-18 and 65 and older. Free for children younger than 12. Information: 410-263-4012 or

Opening of rain gardens The Shady Side Rural Heritage Society holds the grand opening of its bio-retention project from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 13 at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E.W. Shady Side Road. Featured will be newly installed rain gardens near the boat shed, rain barrels, information about lawn care and an educational eco-tour of the museum grounds. Information: 410-867-4486.

Home and garden tour The Eastport Association holds its annual Home & Garden Tour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 13, rain or shine. Tickets are $25. Information and tickets: 410-267-8218 or

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