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A What's Up? Weekend 10/06/16

Oct 06, 2016 04:00PM ● By Nicole Gould

Climbing the Country Charts One Song at a Time: Interviews with Chase Bryant and Maddie & Tae

Chase Bryant and Maddie & Tae will be performing at WPOC Weekend in the Country at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on October 15th and 16th. What's Up? Media got the opportunity to ask them a few questions about their country music career.

View Full Interview with Chase Bryant

View Full Interview With Maddie & Tae

The What's Up? Weekend Rundown

Anne Arundel County

Taste of South County
Thursday, October 6th, 6–9 p.m.
Come out and taste a diverse assortment of local South County restaurants and catering services, sampling their cuisine at Historic London Town and Gardens. Restaurant locations range from the South River Bridge to the Southern tip of Anne Arundel County. Plus. red and white wine from Thanksgiving Farm and even locally brewed beer from Scorpions Brewery! Don’t miss local favorites, "Just Us", as they will be providing live music!

United States Sailboat Show
Thursday, October 6th through Monday, October 10th, times vary
Whether you are a seasoned sailor, a soon-to-be sailor, or a sailor for the day, this is the show you don’t want to miss. Spend a day on the water in downtown Annapolis at the U.S. Sailboat Show. Come with friends or bring the whole family! Climb aboard family daysailers, high-tech raceboats, and luxury cruising yachts. Wander the docks, explore hundreds of boats, and shop booths from around the world.

Ghost Tours of Annapolis
Friday, October 7th & Saturday, October 8th, 7:30 p.m.
Looking for ghost tours in Maryland? This year instead of heading to the usual Haunted House full of unconvincing tricks, come with Watermark on a special haunted ghost tour of Annapolis during the festive month of October. Special Historic Hauntings takes guests inside one of Annapolis’ most notoriously haunted houses! Step back into time and hear the tales of the spirits that linger inside the dimly lit mansion. Only our ghoulish guides have access to bring you inside this haunted structure after dark. No visit to Annapolis is complete without seeking out the spirits!

Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Come on down to the farm and join us for a fun-filled day of activities for the whole family. Activities will include: children’s games, scarecrow making, antique tractor display, pumpkin painting, farm animals display, blacksmith demonstrations, food concessions, live music, hayrides, and much, much more! Local vendors will be on site to sell their paintings, jewelry, glassworks, and more!

Esperanza Spalding
Sunday, October 9th, 8 p.m.
Four time Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding has, in the past decade of her illustrious career (which also involves having performed at the Oscars, the Grammys, the Nobel Prize ceremony, and several times at the White House), continually and brilliantly married genres, pushed boundaries, and created groundbreaking work. By anyone’s measure, Spalding’s accomplishments at 31 years of age have already eclipsed those of artists half a century older, yet it’s blatantly obvious that her artistic journey is a lifelong one that we’ve just begun to collectively comprehend.

Eastern Shore

12th Annual OC Chamber Crab Feast
Thursday, October 6th, 5–8 p.m.
Have a great start to your vacation on the beach at the 12th annual OC Chamber Crab Feast at BLU Crabhouse & Raw Bar. Enjoy delicious food, fabulous silent auction items, a stunning view, and fun times! Tickets are $44 per person, $15 children 5–12, and free for children four and under. This event sells out quickly, so get your tickets today!

Annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Mark the arrival of oyster season at the 44th annual Chincoteague Oyster Festival at Tom’s Cove Park Campground. Come and enjoy oysters – raw, steamed, fritters, and single friend; clam fritters; clam chowder; hush puppies; salad bar; hot dogs; and various beverages. There will be live entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment!

Party to Preserve
Saturday, October 8th, 4–7 p.m.
Celebrate more than 58,000 acres that the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has helped to preserve on the Eastern Shore at their Party to Preserve Gala at the Hermitage. Sip a cocktail on the porch, listen to live music by The Fiddle Oaks, dine on the freshest local foods farm-to-table style, and stroll the grounds rich with history while reminiscing with friends!

Easton Beer Fest
Saturday, October 8th, 12–4 p.m.
The Easton Beer Fest presented by Hair O’ The Dog will take at the Easton Volunteer Fire Department. The festival will feature craft beers brewed by 30 different craft breweries from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. This year they will be giving away two YETI coolers; first place a YETI Tundra 65 and second place a YETI Hopper 30.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.
Unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the MAC Center in Salisbury! The Eastern Shore Walk is a family-friendly experience for over 700 participants who will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and how to get involved with this critical cause, from advocacy opportunities and clinical studies enrollment to support programs and services.

Bark in the Park
Saturday, October 8th, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.
Join friends and volunteers for Talbot Humane’s seventh annual Bark in the Park dog and family festival at Idlewild Park. This year’s theme is POMapalooza in honor of the staff and volunteers for saving 310 dogs, mostly Pomeranians, from a deplorable puppy mill operation. Bark in the Park kicks off with a 5k fun run/walk followed by the annual dog walk parade, dog show, and canine demonstrations. The festival also features adoptable dogs from Talbot Humane and other area rescue organizations, perhaps you’ll find your new best friend!

Indie Craft Art Bazaar
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Indie Craft Art Bazaar is a free event designed to celebrate and showcase independent artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. Our mission is to provide a unique outdoor venue for artisans to display and sell their work. The day will include artist demonstrations along with handmade and eclectic works of art for sale. The Indie Craft Art Bazaar will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Richardson Maritime Museum!

Good Beer Festival
Saturday, October 8th & Sunday, October 9th, 12:30–6:30 p.m.
Wicomico County’s Good Beer Festival returns to Salisbury’s Pemberton Historical Park. As the Shore’s largest craft beer event, the festival offers unlimited tastings of over 80 different American craft brews. Now in its seventh year, the festival features a local beer garden, pro brewer beer talks, and home brew demonstrations throughout the weekend. In addition to great beer, the festival offers live music on two stages, the weekend’s biggest games in the sports zone, games, regional cuisine, and craft and commercial vendors.


Das Best Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 8th, 12–2 p.m. (VIP) & 2–6 p.m. (General Admission)
All of your favorite craft beers and perfectly paired wines will be served to highlight the great Beer Hall theme at this year’s Das Best Oktoberfest at M&T Bank Stadium. This event will bring more than 150 international, domestic and local Maryland beers, domestic wines and schnapps, all in a souvenir tasting glass! In addition to beer and other beverages, take a taste of German food such as bratwurst, knockwurst, potato pancakes, and so much more! It’s ok to cheat, it’s the weekend and only a once a year event!

Karmafest Unplugged
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sunday, October 9th, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
KarmaFest “unplugged” will take place at Susquehanna State Park in the Steppingstone Museum. Participants get the opportunity to camp out at the park and stay the weekend. Regardless of whether, you come for the day or the full weekend, KarmaFest unplugged is a beautiful experience! With many drum circles and more participatory, hands-on events, as well as great food and vendors, this weekend is a time for all to unplug from technology and the rest of the world for relaxation, rebalancing, and fun. Learn, grow, laugh, and play.

19th annual Rock Hall Fallfest
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Fallfest, 2016, will once again bring you a wonderful mix of music which has made this Rock Hall Festival a toe-tappin, hip swingin’, up-front-and- personal family festival, on Main Street in Rock Hall. Two stages, one at each end of Main, will give you choices, and as you stroll, don’t miss the street musicians up and down the street! All the daytime music is free!

Nanticoke River Jamboree
Saturday, October 8th, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
The sixth annual Nanticoke River Jamboree: GAMES! at Handsell is a living history day with presentations and traditional crafts. For the 2016 Jamboree, visitors will be encouraged to partake in hands-on fun with a variety of sporting and leisure activities that African-Americans, Native Americans, and European settlers engaged in during three centuries in America. Many of the games will be provided and demonstrated by experts in the field and some of the games will be created specifically for this event.

USS Constellation Cup Regatta
Saturday, October 8th, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Enjoy a day of racing fun on the water in Baltimore's Harbor & help keep the Historic Ships afloat. The Constellation Cup Regatta is friendly race open to all sailboats over 18 feet in length. There are both spinnaker and non-spinnaker (pursuit) starts, with non-spinnaker sloops and schooners divided into classes based on keel and rig type. There are prizes for the top finishers in each class.

Farewalk for Food Allergy
Sunday, October 9th, 9 a.m.
The FARE Walk for Food Allergy, one of Food Allergy Research & Education’s flagship fundraising, awareness, and community-building programs, will be in Baltimore with the goal of raising critically needed funds that will make a difference in the lives of 15 million Americans living with food allergies. The walk will be held at the Maryland Zoo.

October Pop-Up Happy Hour Location Revealed


What's Up? Media will host monthly "Pop-Up Happy Hour" events, featuring a sample cocktail or dish from our new column called “Taste This.”


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:30pm


O’Learys Seafood Restaurant ,310 Third Street, Annapolis


The Apothecary
This drink melds some traditional holiday-like ingredients with some serious bourbon.

Fall in love with this libation for the first time or imbibe all over again (Peterson first concocted the rich, amber-colored cocktail last autumn) when What’s Up? Magazine hosts its next Pop-Up Happy Hour at O’Learys. Join us for a free sample, enjoy an appetizer special, and see the new interior touches that make this waterfront staple the place to meet and greet this season.

Please RSVP here, to let us know you will be attending October's Pop-Up Happy Hour.

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