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A What's Up? Weekend 09/08/16

Sep 08, 2016 04:00PM ● By Nicole Gould
When you hear the song, “I’ll Be,” nine times out of 10 the same name comes to mind, Edwin McCain  If you’ve never heard one of the greatest love songs in pop culture, then you’ve been living under a rock for the last 19 years!

Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, this singer/songwriter never planned for the 1997 hit to reach the level of popularity it has today. Unlike some artists who prefer not to be defined by a single song, Edwin continues to embrace the “Hail Mary” that saved his career.

What’s Edwin doing now? The self-claimed procrastinator has decided to release three songs EP every few months, starting with his most recent release, O Edwin, Where Art Thou?.

Catch Edwin on Wednesday, September 14th, at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $33 and the event is 21 and older.

Read our full interview with Edwin McCain Here.

The What's Up? Weekend Rundown

Anne Arundel County

Beer and Bark
Thursday, September 8th, 6–8 p.m.
Come enjoy a fun-filled evening (and a nice cold beer!) with your four-leggedfriends while supporting two great organizations: Historic London Town and Gardens and the South River Federation! Stroll through the beautiful Historic London Town and Gardens waterfront gardens, take a doggie tour with Historical Hounds, and visit the SPCA mobile unit. Expect great music by Mixing Maryland, raffle prizes, and delicious food from Bullhead Pit Beef food truck. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10.

Bourbon, Bowties & Cigars
Friday, September 9th, 5–9 p.m.
Join Positive-Strides this year for The Premier Event of the Season at the Charles Carroll House overlooking Spa Creek for a lively evening of bourbon tastings (beer and wine, too!), cigars, and socializing. Ladies and Gentleman can sample a variety of delicious food from local caterers and eateries. Enjoy live music and bid on silent and live auction items. Blended or Bonded… Single Barrel or Small Batch… there is something for everyone to enjoy!!

50 Years Under the Stars
Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th, 8 p.m.
The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (an outdoor community theatre in downtown Annapolis) presents an original family-friendly production celebrating 50 years of "theatre under the stars". Featuring music, dance, video, and memories from the theatre's first half-century, "50 Years Under the Stars" will also shine a light on the future of musical theatre, hinting at some of the entertainment you'll enjoy on their stage in the years to come. Join ASGT this September to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary in fun, nostalgic fashion!

Maryland Seafood Festival
Saturday, September 10th, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sunday, September 11th, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to the 49th Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park. With new food vendors and over 100 food items to choose from, you can experience the seafood specialties that make up the great Chesapeake Bay area. Enjoy this two-day family friendly event with attractions and activities beyond the delectable seafood! There will be a whole “village” dedicated to local artisans, famous crab soup cook-off, zip lining, live entertainment and much more! For the wine connoisseur, head over to wine row. Also included will be live chef cooking demos, crab cake eating contest…is your mouth watering yet?

Navy Football Vs. Uconn
Saturday, September 10th, 3:30 p.m.
It is another season of Navy Football – an Annapolis hometown tradition! Take in the home games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Enjoy tailgate festivities and cheering on the Midshipmen as they take on the UConn Huskies.

9/11 Heroes Run
Sunday, September 11th, 12–4 p.m.
The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k and one-mile fun run/walk welcomes runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages. It is not about fitness level or experience, but about activating, uniting, and honoring our heroes. The event will take place at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment! We will have a full Vendor Village area including a moon bounce, food, display vehicles, the 501st Legion Old Line Garrison, and more! Run, volunteer, donate, cheer … but most of all: Honor.

Eastern Shore

Chestertown Jazz Festival
Thursday, September 8th through Sunday, September 11th, times vary
The Chestertown Jazz Festival is presented by the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre. Head over to the festival for a full day of Jazz and delicious local food, wine, and beer for sales in Wilmer Park in Chestertown along the Chester River and on Maryland's lovely Eastern Shore. The festival ensures that jazz and blues lovers can fill their souls with great music and get the chance to fill their bellies with quality food and wine!

Harvest Festival and Vineyard Dash 5K
Saturday, September 10th, 11–6 p.m.
The seventh annual Harvest Festival starts the day off with the Vineyard Dash 5k through the scenic vineyards at Layton’s Chance Winery at 10 a.m.! It will be a day-long celebration of the end of the harvest season. There will be plenty of things to do for adults and kids a like. Food and craft vendors, hayrides, a grape stomping competition, agricultural demonstrations, moon bounce, fishing in the pond, and so much more! There will also be a live concert from Barren Creek, who will play all of your favorite oldies and classic rock favorites from 3–6 p.m.

Summer Sendoff
Saturday, September 10th, 5–10 p.m.
Say goodbye to the summer season with this annual celebration of great food, variety of brews, great live music, and entertainment on Cambridge’s Main Street. The event features the wacky and fun Main Street Mile, where teams from local businesses and organizations do a spoof of a triathlon -- a relay race riding on kid-size tricycles, running in snorkel flippers, and doing the egg walk. This is a not to miss event!

Krish Mohan
Saturday, September 10th, 8 p.m.
As an immigrant from India with a quirky attitude, charming personality, and intelligent humor, Krish tells stories focused on adapting to life in the US and his experiences with race, religion, culture, and relationships. As a comedian and writer who regularly performs at comedy clubs, colleges, bars, theaters, and coffee shops across the country, he’s also opened for nationally touring headliners such as Cameron Esposito, Henry Phillips, Dave Coulier, and Dom Irerra). Head over to the Avalon Theatre and don’t miss the opportunity for some laughs!

19th Annual Boating Party Fundraising Gala
Saturday, September 10th, 5:30–10:30 p.m.
Don’t miss an around-the-world experience in the company of friends old and new while celebrating the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This year, CBMM will welcome a special guest, the Schooner America! Boating party guests will be invited to tour the ship and speak with the Captain and crew – and have a special photo opportunity! Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and a whole lot of dancing with DC Fusion. Tickets are $250 per person. Your support of this event will benefit the children and adults served by CBMM’s education and boatbuilding programs.

Saturday, September 10th, 7:30 a.m. Kent Island High School
Runners will make their way along a fast and flat paved course that alternates between the wooded trails of Kent Island and the wide-open scenery of the Chesapeake Bay. The annual Run for Shelter Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 2 mile Walk also features a Kids Crab Run. Scenery marks the course throughout the 13.1-mile route, from paved roads to paved trails to crushed gravel roads and even oyster-shell trails that stretch along the bay. Along the way, runners can expect to trek through wooded forest sections, and look out onto ponds and wetlands. Open to both runners and walkers for each event. All proceeds from the race benefit Haven Ministries, a mission of the Queen Anne's County that provides shelter, meals and assistance to homeless men, women and children in the local area.

Third Annual Lower Eastern Shore “Cornament”
Saturday, September 10th, 12–4 p.m.
Don't miss the Shore's largest cornhole tournament presented by interstate Container. Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, prizes, bragging rights, and so much more! Free admission and open to the public. Come and cheer on your favorite team at the Arthur Perdue Stadium in Salisbury!

Sunday, September 11th, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Join Crow Vineyard & Winery at the second annual CrowFest! Come celebrate the farm and vineyard with music by Phil Dutton and the Alligators, vendors, wine, food, tours of the farm, vineyard and winery, grape stomping, alpacas, games, and hayrides. Advance tickets are $12 per person and $15 at the gate. The ticket includes a wine glass and a tasting of three Crow Wines. Designated driver and under 21-year-old tickets are $10. All children under five are free! Special VIP advance tickets are $35 or $30 for wine club members. VIP ticket includes tasting of all released wines, private tour of the winery with the winemaker, and a special tasting of unreleased wines.


Wait Until Dark
Thursday, September 8th through Sunday, September 11th, times vary
Don’t miss the 1996 murder mystery written by Frederick Knott at Everyman Theatre! The production, directed by Donald Hicken, will feature Resident Company Members Megan Anderson and Bruce Randolph Nelson, along with Eric M. Messner, Todd Scofield, Shannon Hutchinson, Ui-Seng Francois and Arturo Tolentino. Anderson will star as Susan, the blind housewife who turns the tables on her unsuspecting assailants. Nelson will portray Roat, the con artist hell-bent on acquiring a mysterious doll in question. Joining the Resident Company are Tolentino who will portray Sam, Susan’s husband, and two Baltimore School for the Arts students, Hutchinson and Ui-Seng Francois, will make their Everyman debuts sharing the role of Gloria, the upstairs neighbor. Scofield and Messner portray Roat’s fellow con men, Carlino and Mike.

Countdown to Kickoff Party
Friday, September 9th, 5–10 p.m.
Baltimore’s own Charm City Devils and headliner -Grammy Award-nominated rock band - 3 Doors Down will perform at the Ravens Countdown to Kickoff Party Presented by Miller Lite at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. and is open to all ages. Regular admission is $10 advance and $20 day of event.

Que at the Zoo
Saturday, September 10th, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
Que at the Zoo is the first ever Bands and BBQ festival at the Maryland Zoo! Join the festivities for outstanding musical acts and the tastiest BBQ in Baltimore. Choose the top ribs, pulled pork, and chicken in the Baltimore BBQ Competition! All ages are welcome and proceeds from this event benefit the Maryland Zoo and Believe in Music.

Baltimore Ravens vs. Buffalo Bills
Sunday, September 11th, 1 p.m.
It's football season and anything can happen! Head over to M&T Bank Stadium and cheer on the Ravens as they take on the Buffalo Bills!

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