August 27, 2010

Sunday, Aug. 29

'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' Musical will be performed through Sept. 5 at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St. Shows at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18. Information: 410-268-9212 or

Monday, Aug. 30

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

Young Anne Arundel Professionals Social club for single professionals meets at 6:30 p.m. at Los Portals, 6938 Aviation Blvd., Glen Burnie. Information: 410-336-6822.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

Compost talk Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners will hold a composting demonstration and native plant garden visit at 11 a.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road. Visitors can learn how to make compost and see the park's gardens. Park entrance fees apply. Information: 410-222-6755.

Wednesday Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockfish, Sixth and Severn, Eastport, for breakfast and discussion. Judge Laura Robinson, chairwoman of the AAC Judicial Nominating Committee, will speak. Cost is $12.

Thursday, Sept. 2

Meeting The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Topic will be "ABCs of Genealogy," and several members will provide information on tables and offer their expertise on various ways of doing research. Information: 410-760-9679 or

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. George Cardwell and Greg Bartosz will speak. Open to the public. $5 fee. Information: 410-437-2213 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Lynda Meeks, pilot and founder of "Girls with Wings," will speak about encouraging women to enter the field of aviation. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, Sept. 3

Lecture Dan Harrell will deliver a lecture "Does Beauty Have a Place in Liberal Education?" at 8:15 p.m. in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Information: 410- 263-2371.

Saturday, Sept. 4

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 The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra helps Quiet Waters Park celebrate its 20th anniversary with a free open-air Labor Day Weekend concert at 4 p.m. Sept. 5, with Caribbean music by Sweet Lime and Passion. There is free admission to the park after 3 p.m. for the concert. Rain date is Sept. 6. Directions and information: 410-263-0907 or

Fundraiser Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts hosts its annual fundraising event, "Arts Alive 12!," from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 10 on the hall's front lawn, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Event features silent and live auctions and entertainment by the Brooks Tegler Orchestra. Tickets are $150 per person and sponsorships are $1,500, $3,000, $5,000 and $10,000, which include a table for 10 and numerous recognition opportunities. Information: 410-263-5544, ext. 10 or

Cocker Spaniel Adoption Day The Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue group will hold an adoption day from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Annapolis Petsmart, 2601 Housley Road, Annapolis. Information:

'Keels and Wheels' This annual event, featuring more than 70 antique, performance and vintage cars and boats, takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Admission is free. Car or boat display entry fee is $25. All participants receive a commemorative dash plaque. Information: 301-996-8919.

Crab feast The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society holds this event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kurtz's Beach, 2070 Kurtz Ave. in Pasadena. Menu includes all the steamed crabs you can eat, pit ham, pit beef, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, bread, fruits, dessert, beer, soda, iced tea and coffee. There will be live music, kids entertainment, 50/50 raffle and cash bar. Tickets are $45; $10 for children ages 6-10. Information: 410-787-8211

Beach bash The Annapolis Maritime Museum will hold its annual "Boatyard Beach Bash" on Sept. 25 at the Boatyard Bar and Grill, Severn Avenue and Fourth Street, Eastport. Among the musical guests is the John Frinzi Band, along with Coral Reefer steel guitar great Doyle Grisham, Jim Morris and James "Sunny Jim" White. Tickets are $60. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Reunion All Severna Park High School Marching Band and Booster Alumni from years 1968 to 2010 are invited to a reunion the Oct. 1 weekend. The event will celebrate R. Thomas Powell's 44 years of teaching and potential retirement. Go to for detailed information.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by e-mail to Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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