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As We Say Bye to May, There Looks to be No June Swoon Ahead

May 29, 2014 04:00PM ● By Jake Russell
By Jake Russell

The Annapolis Greek Festival is a free social event happening from Thursday through Sunday that brings out the best of Greek culture and history with tents of local artisans, imported gift items, grocers corner, delicious Greek pastries, live entertainment and kids activities at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Annapolis.

Help contribute to a good cause at The Leukemia Cup Regatta Post-Race Crew Party featuring an awards ceremony following The Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta on Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at the Eastport Yacht Club. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia Cup Regatta Summer Gala & Auction will take place Friday night from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Annapolis Yacht Club with live entertainment, cocktails, and local food.

Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs to the Maryland Hall labyrinth Sachs Memorial Summer Concert Series kicks off with a free performance from the Old Mill Steel Drum Band on Thursday at 6 p.m. Have no fear, food, wine, and beer are all available for purchase on site.

The Annapolis Towne Centre begins its Friday Night Summer Concert Series with a performance from The Golden Road from 7-8:30 p.m. The Golden Road is a Grateful Dead tribute band performing the legendary group’s top hit.

Watch the back-to-back Major League Lacrosse Champion Chesapeake Bayhawks take on the Ohio Machine at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 7 p.m. Now in their third season, the Machine are looking for their first winning season in franchise history.

Let your kids (ages 9-16) express their inner Rembrandt at Paint Uncorked - Art Fizz Kids Paints, taking place at Twisted Sisters on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. The children will be painting “Going Up.” The cost of the event is $25 per seat.

The Annapolis Maritime Museum will host its first free Saturday Sundae Funday for kids from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Take part in family activities at the Museum and make your own sundaes. You can also explore oyster habits, catch crabs and swim in Back Creek for a day fun on the water with a refreshing treat. Participants receive a take-home craft.

Over on the Eastern Shore, take your kids to Queen Anne's County Centre for the Arts in Centreville on Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. to make their very own operable kite with instructor Sarah Lyle. She will show how to make a kite out of recycled materials, which will be provided at the class.

Here are some of other fun weekend events to enjoy:

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