Anne Arundel County Digest

September 14, 2012

Golf tournament

Archbishop Spalding High School hosts its sixth annual Cavalier Open Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course on Sept. 27. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start set for 9 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities are available for $3,000, beverage sponsorships for $2,500 and contest sponsorships for $1,500. Corporate foursomes are $750, foursomes are $600, individuals are $150. Tee sign sponsorships are $150, or you can be a team booster for $25. Registration costs include greens fees, a gift bag, lunch and dinner. In addition, players can participate in the longest drive, closest to the pin, and hole-in-one competitions. The event benefits the school's athletic programs. To register and for more information, call 410-969-9105, ext. 243, or go to

Health fair

The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will hold a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 in the food court at Arundel Mills. Various health screenings including blood pressure, glucose and bone density, and educational exhibits on mental health, aging and wound healing will be offered. Screenings are free, and appointments are not needed. Information: 410-787-4367.


Bowie Community Theatre presents this gothic drama Sept. 28-Oct. 13 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive in Bowie. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $17; $12 for students and seniors ages 62 and older. Group rates are available. For tickets and more information, call 301-805-0219 or go to


AACC will hold auditions Oct. 1-4 for its coming production of Barbara Robinson's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." Auditions will consist of a short musical audition followed by cold readings from the script. All are welcome to audition for the roles of children ages 6-16, college students and adults. Auditions, rehearsals and performances will take place in the Robert Kauffman Theatre, Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway in Arnold.

•7 p.m. Oct. 1 or Oct. 2 — Auditions for adults and students ages 16 and older (reservations not needed).

•7 p.m. Oct. 3 — Auditions for children (must be accompanied by an adult).

•7 p.m. Oct. 4 — Invited call-backs for all age groups.

Rehearsals begin in late October, with performances Dec. 6-15. For more information, call Lars Tatom at 410-777-7125, email him at or go to

Classical concerts

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for these concerts, which feature John Mackey's "Redline Tango," Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 3" and a suite from Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet." Tickets are $25; $10 for students. Information: 410-263-0907 or

Plein air artists

Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park, invites plein air artists ages 18 and older to enter the "Just in Time for the Holidays" exhibition being held Nov. 23-Dec. 31 at the gallery. Information: 410-544-2299 or email

Memorial canoe trip

The Bill Steiner Memorial Canoe Trip, an annual event to raise funds to buy, repair and replace the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary's canoes, will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the sanctuary in Lothian. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations and more information, call 410-741-9330.


Bowie Community Theatre will hold auditions for "Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got The Will?" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9, with callbacks Oct. 10, at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. There are parts for five women and three men in the 25-75 age range. A cold reading from the script will be used. To schedule an audition and more information, email or call 301-805-0219. Performance dates are Jan. 11-26.

Theater production

"Bell, Book and Candle," a comedy about a family of witches and warlocks runs through Oct. 6 at the Colonial Players, 108 East St. in Annapolis. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, with a 7:30 p.m. performance Sunday, Sept. 23. Admission is $15 and $20. For tickets and more information, call 410-268-7373 or go to

Museum raffle

The Captain Salem Avery Museum's annual fundraising raffle is under way. Top prize is $5,000, and tickets are $5 each. The winning ticket will be drawn at the West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival beginning at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road in Shady Side. Checks, payable to Captain Avery Museum, can be mailed to: P.O. Box 89, Shady Side, MD 20764, or call 410-867-4486.

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