Datebook

July 04, 2014

Sunday, July 6

First Sunday Arts Festival The event from noon to 5 p.m. will feature crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or firstsundayarts.com.

Music by the bay The Bayside Summer Concert Series features the big band music of Ain't Misbehavin from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. No bikes, skateboards or roller skates are permitted in the concert area. Information: 410-222-6230 or go to aacounty.org/RecParks/concerts.cfm.

Monday, July 7

Lego creations "Fizz, Boom, Build with Legos" is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Riviera Beach Library, 1130 Duvall Highway, Pasadena. Elementary school-age children can bring imagination and the library will provide the Legos. Information: 410-222-6285

Tuesday, July 8

Navy band The U.S. Naval Academy's Crabtowne Stompers, a brass band, will be performing at Susan G. Campbell Park at 7 p.m. at the Annapolis City Dock. The concert is free and open to the public. Information: usna.edu/USNABand or 410-293-1262.

Wednesday, July 9

Shark tales "Sharks at the Library" will be held at the Severn Library, 2624 Annapolis Road, Severn, at 10:30 a.m. The National Aquarium will help patrons discover more about these unique creatures and their survival adaptations. Information: 410-222-6280.

Thursday, July 10

Breakfast meeting Anne Arundel County's Department of Aging and Disabilities and Maryland Access Point will host a breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis. The goal is to inform community, civic and/or religious organizations about resources and programs offered through the Department of Aging and Disabilities. A light breakfast will be served. Information: 410-222-4464, ext. 3111 or agsloa88@aacounty.org.

Concert The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Tides and Tunes summer concert series presents Sly 45 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 723 Second St. Admission is free, though a $10 per person donation is welcome. The event will be canceled if it rains. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Quentin Wodon will speak on "Membership in Service Clubs: Rotary's Experience." Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, July 11

Irish Fest The Annapolis Irish Festival will be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., and also Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Information: annapolisirishfestival.com.

Saturday, July 12

Pet portraits and adoptions Saving Grace Animal Rescue will do pet portraits from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company, 7994 Crain Highway S in Glen Burnie. Photos will be $10 for a 4x6. In addition, cats and dogs available for adoption. Information: savinggraceanimalrescuemd.com.

Concert Series The band Fractal Cat will perform psychedelic pop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Admission to the park during the concert is free.

Future

Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its 69th annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Tickets are $65, $20 for children 3-12 and free for children younger than 3. Buy tickets at annapolistickets.showare.com or call 877-333-9667 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Online and telephone sales end at noon Aug. 1. Tickets will be available at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. the day of the event.

Music festival The Silopanna Music Festival, featuring performances by Eric Hutchinson, the Flaming Lips, Dashboard Confessional, Matt & Kim, Sleeper Agent, Hellogoodbye, Chappo, Twin Forks, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, Pasadena, Sweet Leda, Higher Hands and others will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Highway in Crownsville. Tickets are $59.50 until Aug. 1, when they increase to $69.50. VIP passes are $150 through Aug. 1, $175 after. For information, go to silopannafestival.com.

Wine festival The third annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Highway in Crownsville. Tickets include a souvenir cup, limited samples of beer and wine, and entertainment all day. Food will be available for purchase. Musical entertainment includes performances by Uncle Jack, the Roadhouse Clams and Tom Larson. Proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Trust, which funds educational programs in schools to teach children about the environment and ground restoration work. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the gate, $25 each for groups of 10 or more, free for children 12 and younger. Information: 410-507-2186 or kegsandcorksfest.com.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to arundel.calendar@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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