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This Weekend: Bridal Fashion, Entertaining Plays, and More!

Jan 08, 2014 12:33PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Jake Russell

Familiarize yourself with the latest and greatest in bridal fashion from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Sheraton Hotel in Annapolis at the What's Up? Weddings Bridal Expo. Complimentary gourmet, hors d’oeuvres and champagne will be offered. Take the opportunity to talk with local experts to help spruce up your own wedding plans. The first 350 attendees receive a Bridal Expo Goodie Bag with great prizes inside! Stop by whatsupmag.com to learn more about the expo.

See Shrek come to life through a youthful musical portrayal at Annapolis Children’s Theatre starting Friday and continuing through Jan. 26. Shrek the Musical follows America’s favorite ogre, Shrek, as he turns from outcast to hero in a faraway kingdom filled with a talkative donkey, feisty princess that needs to be rescued and other sensational misfits. Visit childrenstheatreofannapolis.com or call 410-757-2281 for dates and times.

Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered this weekend by St. John’s College with a seminar and special concert. From 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mellon Hall, school tutors will lead a discussion of Dr. King’s speech titled “A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in the Area of Race Relations.” Starting at 4 p.m. Sunday at Francis Scott Key Auditorium, the “Life Every Voice” concert will take place with a reception taking place following the performance.

We’ve all been there. You go on a date expecting one thing and leave with thoughts on the opposite end of the spectrum. Starting Friday and running through Sunday, Jan. 26, Bay Theatre Company presents Bad Dates at Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park. Bad Dates depicts Haley Walker as she navigates her way through the good and the bad as a single mother with a business to run and also reaffirms us that we are not alone in this sometimes vicious cycle.

Test your artistic creativity with an Art Book Workshop at Main Street Gallery in Cambridge from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Learn the ins and outs of what goes into a successful and unique art book from talented members of the Salisbury Book Artists. Stop by mainstgallery.org or call 443-477-0843 for more workshop info.

Starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, downtown Cambridge will play host to Cambridge Main Street's Second Saturday, a monthly event bringing together the best the city has to offer, including gallery receptions, late shopping hours, a four-block stretch of music and new exhibits. Visit cambridgemainstreet.com or call 443-477-0843 to find out more on what Cambridge has to offer every second Saturday.