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Take In Some Family Fun, Quality Music, and Entertainment This Weekend

Jan 15, 2014 04:27PM ● By Cate Reynolds

Build a Bird House - By Randy Lentz: Homestead Gardens

By Jake Russell

No need to get caught in the winter blues while in the depths of winter when there is so much to experience up and down the bay. As usual, we’ve got you covered.

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa continues its Winter Music Tribute Band Series with the sounds of rock n’ roll, Motown and oldies. The KGB Band with Shelley will be performing at the Rod ‘N’ Reel Restaurant Saturday night from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. There is a $5 per person entertainment fee. Visit or call 866-312-5596 to learn more about the shows.

The P&T Duo will perform at Café Mezzanotte in Severna Park from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday night. Stop by or give the restaurant a call at 410-647-1100 for more info.

Three Great Classics will be performed at the National Philharmonic Music Center at the Strathmore in North Bethesda on Saturday at 8 p.m. Performing will be Gabriela Martinez, piano, Julie Keim, soprano, Robert Petillo, tenor, Kerry Wilkerson, bass, National Philharmonic Chorale and Victoria Gau, conductor. Performances include the Mozart’s D Major Divertimento, Bach’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G Major.

Take your children out to Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville to help them learn how to build their very own birdhouse on Saturday from 12-1 p.m. The kids will get plenty of satisfaction from not only creating their own house, but seeing it hung in their yard as it becomes home to the numerous types of birds in the area. Spots are limited to 10 children with materials provided by Homestead Gardens.

The Queen Anne's County Free Library - Kent Island Branch will host its weekly Art is for Everyone class with Glenn Shiring from 12-2 p.m. Saturday. Suitable for all ages, this class helps transform recycled items into new pieces of art. This class also takes place from 3-5 p.m. at the Centerville Branch Library. Visit or call 410-643-8161 for class info.

The Annapolis Maritime Museum will host its first of 10 lectures in its Winter Lecture Series as you take a peek into a window on the world of the 17th and 18th century British Navy through dockside ship models from presenter Grant H. Walker of the United States Naval Academy Museum. The cost is $10 per lecture and free for first mate-level AMM members and above. Visit or call 410-295-0104 for details on this and the other nine lectures taking place.