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A Variety of Events for Everyone!

Oct 22, 2015 04:00PM ● By Melissa Lauren

Photo by Michael G. Stewart // Londontowne Symphony Orchestra hosts their Halloween concert this Saturday!

You’ll always find a variety of fun outings in the weekly Events Blog & E-Newsletter. Thanks for reading and sharing with friends! Stay tuned as all those subscribers to the Events E-Newsletter will be eligible to win tickets for exciting events! (To subscribe, visit  Now that’s What’s Up! Today’s blog features theater about jazz, flamenco musicians, and even a doggie 5K! Find out about Halloween events this weekend and save the date for Halloween events next weekend.

Colonial Players Presents Side Man, a play about jazz musicians now through Saturday October 31st. Did you know Colonial Players was founded in 1949? Go see them and let them entertain you!

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio creates an impassioned fusion of traditional Spanish flamenco with elements of jazz, classical, rock, and soul. All members of the trio are graduates of the New England Conservatory. Reserve your tickets for their performance at O’Callaghan’s Hotel Annapolis this Sunday, October 25th.

Bark N Dash 5K and Family Dog Walk is at Quiet Waters Park this Saturday, October 24th. Yes, there are 5Ks for everything these days! This doggie 5K benefits Recreation Deeds for Special Needs, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to making recreational activities accessible to all Anne Arundel County residents.

Halloween Happening is the eerie event at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds now through Sunday, November 1st. This event has been going strong for 26 years and is fun for the whole family.

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra presents their Halloween Concert, Spooky Sounds, Haunted Harmonies featuring spine-tingling music. The LSO invites guests to wear their best costumes. Good luck! You might just win the costume contest!


Save The Date for These Halloween Events!

Boogie on down for a good cause at the Disco Magic Gala  Friday, October 30th, 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m. This groovy event benefits the YWCA of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.

Barktoberfest at Greene Turtle Annapolis, Saturday, October 31st, 12-3 p.m. This family-friendly Halloween event includes a Pet Parade, costume contest, and music from Fast As Lightning (pictured), Hurricane Kevin, and Naptown Sings. There will be face painting too! This is a free event but a portion of the proceeds from food and beverage sales will benefit the SPCA and Naptown Sings.

Photo Credit: Emily Karcher 
Fast As Lightning Pictured
Photo Credit: Dennis Myers

Halloween Hocus Pocus at Greene Turtle Gambrills, Saturday, October 31st, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Features live music, DJ, haunted beer garden, costume contest, music from Kelly Bell Band, Higher Hands, and more!

Halloween Havoc at Greene Turtle Annapolis, Saturday, October 31st, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Features live music from the All Mighty Senators, Jimmies Chicken Shack, and Telesma. Costume contest winner gets $1K or a movie role in a SciFi/Action movie!

To view more events subscribe to the Events E-Newsletter at And remember, tons of fun events are always on our Online Calendar at Melissa Lauren, Community Events Editor and former WRNR and WTMD DJ, writes the weekly What’s Up? Events Blog and E-Newsletter every Thursday. For coverage of your community event, please send press releases to Be sure to Follow What’s Up? on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook.