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Brews, Tunes, and Fire Trucks

Jul 24, 2014 04:00PM ● By Jake Russell
By Jake Russell

The Mid-Atlantic Brewsic Festival & Fire Truck Show will be rocking the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville rain or shine on Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m.

More than 60 beers will be available including Flying Dog Dead Rise, Buck Distributing, Goose Island, Union Anthem, North Coast Red Seal, and more!

The musical lineup consists of five tribute bands:

Mike Mchenry Tribe (Jimi Hendrix Tribute) – 12-1 p.m.
Crowded Streets Band (Dave Matthews Band Tribute) – 1:30-3 p.m.
Classic Case (Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys More) – 3:30-5 p.m.
Idol Kings (John Mellencamp & Journey Tribute) – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
U2Nation (U2 Tribute) – 8-9:30 p.m.

The Fire Truck Show consists of seven trophy categories: Best Appearing Apparatus, Brewsic Festival Favorite, Contestant Favorite, Longest Distance Traveled, Most Unique Apparatus, Oldest Operated Apparatus, and Judges Award.

The festival and show benefit, Annapolis Jaycees, and Make a Wish Mid-Atlantic.

The monthly Canines & Cocktails for a Cause continues at West Kitchen & Tavern at Loews Annapolis Hotel on Friday from 5:30-7 p.m. for a pet-friendly happy hour. Enjoy socializing on scenic West Street in Downtown Annapolis with raffles and specialty drinks. This month’s event benefits MD Animal Sanctuary & Rescue.

The Schooner Woodwind will be hosting sailing cruises on Thursday night (featuring music from Mike and Kelly Lange) and throughout the weekend. The cruises take off from the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront hotel right at the mouth of Ego Alley as you get to tour the Chesapeake Bay.

Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis has two notable shows going on this weekend with a Friday evening performance by The Dan Band, who was featured on Old School and The Hangover, and Tyrone Wells, singer of “What Are We Fighting For?” on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Maryland Hall in Annapolis is starting its Co-ops and Ceramics Department Summer Exhibit with an Opening Reception Thursday night from 5:30-7 p.m. The exhibit features works from Maryland Hall groups that include woodturning, sculpture, etching and figure Co-ops and the ceramics department.

Downtown Chestertown will be celebrating its annual weekend of Crazy Days with shopping deals along the red brick sidewalks of the Historic District. Kids can also participate in special activities at Fountain Park.

In the second of a three-part series at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, this week’s Chesapeake People event titled “Cultures of Crabbing” will analyze crabs and their importance on our locale. There will also be crab-picking and harvesting demonstrations.

Music will be plentiful on the Eastern Shore, with Three Penny Opera performing at Muskrat Park in St. Michaels tonight at 6:30 p.m., 21 Horses at Kent Island Yacht Club tonight at 7 p.m., and The Hannah Gill Band at Avalon Theatre in Easton Friday night at 8 p.m.

At Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa, take in Rock the Dock any time this weekend with a country legend tribute tonight from 7-9:45 p.m., Nowhere Men on Friday from 6:45-10:45 p.m., Two for the Road on Saturday from 6:30-10:45 p.m., and Clay Hunt’s Pure Delight Sunday from 4-8 p.m.

Here are some other top-notch events to consider attending this weekend:

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