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A What's Up? Weekend 03/16/17

Mar 16, 2017 04:00PM, Published by Nicole Gould, Categories: Today, Arts+Entertainment


Photo by Julia Kuzmenko



Getting Real with Rob Schneider

Rob Schneider is many things—an actor, a producer, and a writer, but most of all, he’s a comedian. Throughout the years, Schneider’s been dishing out a belly busting, tears rolling down your face, can’t catch your breath brand of laughter.

He spent four seasons on the hit show, Saturday Night Live, where he continued to develop his relationship with fellow comedian, Adam Sandler. The best part about Schneider? He is so versatile, that when it comes to acting, no matter what role you throw his way, he not only evolves into that character, but he excels at it. This can be seen through some of Schneider’s well-known films including 50 First Dates, Hot Chick, Deuce Bigalow, Grown Ups, The Benchwarmers, Mr. Deeds, Big Daddy, and so on.

Continuing his career in Sandler films, catch Schneider as part of the Netflix original film, Sandy Wexler, set to release April 14, 2017.

Don’t miss Rob Schneider at Rams Head On Stage Saturday, March 18th at 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. Tickets are $45.

Check out our exclusive online interview with him here


The Pursuit of Happiness with Jordan Smith

Photo courtesy of Republic Records
With silence surrounding him, Jordan Smith awaited the music to start. While anticipating a chair turn, he began to belt out his rendition of Sia’s “Chandelier.” By the end of the song, Smith had received a four chair turn around, shocking the judges with his unique and powerful vocals.

However, this wasn’t Smith’s first go around on NBC’s hit show, The Voice. This Kentucky native was given a second opportunity to audition for The Voice after being turned down in season seven.

Sometimes all you need is a second chance.

With his powerhouse vocals, Smith captured the season nine title as The Voice champion, behind the guidance of music sensation Adam Levine, and became the best-selling artist in history of the show. During the season, Smith also became the first artist from any season to hit the iTunes Top 10 every single week of the Live Rounds.

Catch Jordan Smith at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, presented by Rams Head Promotions, Wednesday, March 29th, 8 p.m.

We had a chance to speak with Jordan before his big performance. Check out what he had to say here.


The What's Up? Weekend Rundown


Anne Arundel County



Shamrock & Roll Bash featuring Amish Outlaws, Dublin 5, and Weird Science
Friday, March 17th, 2 p.m.
Union Jack's has put together a blockbuster lineup this St. Patrick's Day. These bands interaction with the crowds are unparalleled in this region. The band lineup starts (2 p.m.) with Annapolis' own Irish rockers, Dublin 5. They have taken the Irish music scene by storm thanks to an eclectic mix of traditional roots and blazing instrumentals with an amped up rock twist. Up next is '80s Tribute band, Weird Science. Their playlist includes all 80s styles including alternative, hair band, new wave, pop, and rock. The we finish (10 p.m.) with Lancaster, PA's own, Amish Outlaws. Four out of the five members were raised as strict Amish and perform in their traditional garb. Their music ranges from Johnny Cash to Jay-Z, Lady Gaga to Snoop Dogg, The Foo Fighter and the Dropkick Murphys.

2017 Flower Show: Modern HOMEsteading
Friday, March 17th through Sunday, March 26th, 10 a.m.
For over 25 years, Homestead Gardens has presented a themed flower show every March to celebrate the coming of spring and dust off the doldrums of winter. The theme of the 2017 Flower Show is Modern Homesteading - a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. Vignettes designed by Homestead’s stellar team are created out of thousands of flowers, plants, trees, and shrubs to depict the transition the gardens, backyards, and farms have made from past to present. Attendees will “walk through time,” beginning in the early 1900’s to the present. Each vignette will have an era-appropriate, staged dining focal point showcasing the enjoyment of homegrown food amidst an era-inspired home facade and landscape. The vignettes will reflect the era inspired gardens, landscape, décor, and color - lots of color. Don’t miss the preview party on Thursday, March 16th, 6–9 p.m.

Glen Burnie HS Spring Craft Fair
Saturday, March 18th, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Spring is just around the corner at the annual Glen Burnie High School Spring Craft Fair sponsored by the GBHS Music Department. Join us as over 140 crafters display their unique arts and crafts. Shop for one of a kind wood crafts, home goods, jewelry, glassware, spring decorations, baked goods, and many more handmade items. Stop by the cafe for some popcorn, a sandwich, or a drink as you shop. Admission and parking are free. Hope to see you there!

The 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Greene Games
Friday, March 17th, 11 a.m.
The St. Patrick’s Day Greene Games “Get Lit” is America’s largest St. Paddy’s Day party in Annapolis, hosted by S.L.O.P. of The Grilled Lincolns. Come to the Greene Turtle Annapolis on Saint Patrick’s Day and see hundreds shake their shamrocks off to great music by DJ Illa and Dublin 5. Enjoy a fun filled event of shenanigans where the beer flow green and everyone is Irish for the day and guess what? There’s no cover charge! Also included is a Guinness & Jameson Beer and Whiskey garden, beat the clock power hours starting with 50 cent Guinness Drafts at noon, drink specials all day and night, bag pipe players, face painters and giveaways, spiked cotton candy & Irish entrée’s, and tons of team drinking games!

Seventh Annual Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning
Saturday, March 18th, 12–4 p.m.
Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The seventh annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus. Enjoy festivities including: Burning of the socks, oyster shucking competition, explore and climb aboard an authentic Skipjack, a display of workboats will be at the museum docks, and plenty of raw oysters for all ticket holders. Guests who purchase the “People’s Choice” ticket will be wowed by samples of oyster cuisine from twelve premier Annapolis area restaurants and you’ll receive two beverage vouchers.

Rob Schneider
Saturday, March 18th, 6 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Rob Schneider is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, he went on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers, and Grown Ups. His latest project, Netflix original series Real Rob, follows his everyday life and includes his real-life wife Patricia and daughter Miranda. The series was recently renewed by Netflix for a second season available in 2017.


Eastern Shore



Arts Alive Gala: Feast for the Senses
Saturday, March 18th, 6 p.m.
It’s a gala birthday party celebration. Come join the Chestertown RiverArts as they celebrate with great food, live and silent auction, great entertainment by Pres Harding & the Illuminators, plus face painting and caricatures! Arts Alive has amazing auction items. There will be both a silent auction and a live auction for some exciting big ticket items including cruises/parties on the Bay, fishing boat charters, a Get-Away to Rehoboth Beach and a wonderful assortment of fabulous dinners prepared by some of our best gourmet cooks.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Events
Friday, March 17th, 12 p.m.
What a great day to be Irish! Don’t miss the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Easton. Enjoy an Irish-themed parade featuring local businesses and non-profits through the downtown business district., interfaith service in town for the community, Irish tea, children's crafts, activities on the Talbot County Courthouse lawn, and the annual downtown Potato Race! The St. Patrick's Day Parade and activities are a great opportunity to celebrate Irish traditions and culture while bringing the community together around the heritage of many of our Easton residents. The schedule includes: Ecumenical service at Temple B'Nai Israel (12 p.m.), Irish tea at the Academy Art Museum (1–2:30 p.m.), children's crafts & activities on the Talbot County Courthouse Lawn (4:30–5:30 p.m.), parade in Downtown Easton (5:30 p.m.), and the famous potato race (6 p.m.).


Regional



Beauty Event! The Five-Year Filler – Youthful Looks that Last Years instead of Months
Thursday, March 16th, 5–7 p.m.
Join Effective Medspa & Wellness Center and learn about Bellafill, the longest lasting and most studied filler on the market with an 83% patient satisfaction rate at their five-year follow-up visit! BellaFill is an FDA-approved dermal filler that offers immediate results lasting up to five years. The evening will include: informative presentation, light refreshments, free skin test, private Bellafill consultations, and a live demonstration of advanced micro-needling. Space is limited, reserve your complimentary ticket in advance for your chance to win a $100 gift card to use toward your purchase of Bellafill or Advanced Micro-Needling treatment.

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa Wedding Showcase
Saturday, March 18th, 2–5 p.m.
Experience a magnificent afternoon planning your wedding at Maryland’s favorite waterfront resort. Enjoy free champagne and taste delicious wedding menu samplings while you tour the many wedding sites throughout the resort and meet the best wedding vendors in the area for planning with ease. Don’t miss the introduction of their brand-new luxury suite, which is available to couples and their wedding party for “day of” preparations and celebrations. At the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa, they pride themselves on their waterfront destination wedding location and their ability to customize each wedding to the couples’ desires.

St. Patrick’s Day Tea
Saturday, March 18th, 12–2 p.m.
Enjoy an St. Patrick Day themed Tea at Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm served in a cozy pond side cabin. Teas include: two tea sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, jam, quiche, two desserts, and three specialty teas. The tea ends with a seasonal favor to take home. Tickets available at whatsuptix.com.

Claddagh Pub’s Meet in the Street
Friday, March 17th & Saturday, March 18th, 11 a.m.
Head over to Claddagh’s Pub for Baltimore's top St Patrick's celebration over the last 21 years, Meet in the Street! Come enjoy delicious food, ice cold beverages, and live music all under their large heated tent! Live music performances by Kristen and the Noise, Hot Tub Limo, Liquid A, and Starcrush.


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