Aug 27, 2015 04:00PM ● Published by Melissa Lauren
Anne Arundel County
Great Frogs Winery in Annapolis hosts Wine and Wag for a Cause with Paws Pet Boutique. Sip wine, meet and mingle with dog lovers, learn about animal-related charities, and more. The event benefits the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Wine from Great Frogs Winery and food from Tastings Gourmet Market will be available for purchase. Dogs must be on leash. Carpooling encouraged.
Voted best Blues band 12 years in a row and among the most genre-expanding acts on today’s Blues scene, Kelly Bell Band plays this Saturday at the park combining elements of Hip-Hop and Funk. A forward view of the way Blues is transitioning in today’s music scene, Kelly Bell is an honest poet and an outstanding singer with a lot to say.
This Sunday, August 30th, Annapolis is in for a rare treat: Telesma bassist and songwriter Bryan Jones performs some of his own music (drum and bass sonic textures) plus on-the-spot collaborative improvisations with Adrian Bond and Joanne Juskus. Bryan Jones is a beast on the bass and double bass using polyrhythmic structures while creating free flowing soundscapes that will bend your ear in an adventurous way. On drums, the inimitable Mike Kirby, drummer for Telesma and Voodoo Pharmacology. Pillowbook will also perform. Space is limited. Reservations are suggested for this show.
Enjoy a fun and artsy evening at the St. Michaels Winery on August 27th from 7-9 p.m. Sip wine while you paint your masterpiece from start to finish guided by their artist leader. Call 443-205-2760 for more information.
On view through September 30th, "Unnatural Nature" is the McCoy's ninth outdoor sculpture show at the Arboretum since 1999. Using only natural materials collected in the woods, they have created ten site-specific sculptures, each inspired by a particular place in the forest. Accumulation II is pictured (courtesy photo).
The 4th Friday of the month the Zoo will be open late giving visitors a chance to visit the Zoo in the evening.
Friday, August 28th from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the Maryland SPCA hosts their fundraiser, Barkaritaville. Off-leash play, bobbing for hot dogs, paw painting, and complimentary hors d’oeuvres are the makings for this yappy hour shindig. Beer and wine is available for $3. Additional food is available for purchase from local food trucks.
Running is even more fun when you pair it with wine! Race then taste at National Harbor on Sunday, August 30th at 9 a.m. Save $10 off with promo code TasteDC.
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