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Save the Date: 2017 Philanthropic Calendar

May 04, 2017 09:35AM ● Published by Becca Newell

From May through year’s end, we have a full list of regional charity events and galas; causes you can plan for right now


May


Thursday, May 4th

Tee Up for a Child Golf Tournament at Eisenhower Golf Course, Crownsville. Benefits Anne Arundel County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). Aacasa.org.

Second Annual Cinco de Mayo Party at Sam’s on the Waterfront, Annapolis. Benefits the Annapolis area Hispanic community. Centrodeayuda.org.

Friday, May 5th.

Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Trust. Cbtrust.org.

Saturday, May 6th

The Art of Color at the Academy Art Museum, Easton. Benefits the Academy Art Museum. Academyartmuseum.org.

Six Pillars Century Cycling Fundraiser at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge. Benefits Character Counts Mid-Shore, Inc. 6pillarscentury.org.

Naptown barBAYq at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. Supports the Rotary Club of Parole. Abceventsinc.com.

Derby Day Party at Maryland Therapeutic Riding, Crownsville. Benefits Maryland Therapeutic Riding. Horsesthatheal.org.

Derby Day Benefit Party at Talisman Plantation, Grasonville. Benefits Talisman Therapeutic Riding. Talismantherapeuticriding.org.

Sunday, May 7th

Fourth Annual Cinco de Miler Trail Run at Terrapin Nature Park, Stevensville. Benefits Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy. Cincodemiler5.com.

Monday, May 8th

29th Annual Golf Classic at Turf Valley Golf Course, Ellicott City. Benefits Greater Baltimore Medical Center HealthCare. Gbmc.org.

Arc Central Chesapeake Region’s Golf Tournament at South River Golf Course, Edgewater. Benefits The Arc Central Chesapeake Region. Thearcccr.org.

Thursday, May 11th

The Walk at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre, Gambrills. Benefits Walk the Walk Foundation. Wtwf.org.

Monday, May 15th

Compass Regional Hospice’s Golf Tournament at Prospect Bay County Club, Queenstown. Benefits Compass Regional Hospice. Compassregionalhospice.org.

Saturday, May 20th

Bayside Beach Bash at Bay Ridge Marina, Annapolis. Benefits The Light House. Friendslhs.org.

Havana Nights at The Armory/Waterfowl Building, Easton. Benefits CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of the Mid-Shore. Casamidshore.org.

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. Benefits We Care and Friends and Special Love, Inc. Bayblues.org.

Sunday, May 21st

Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure at Talbot County Community Center, Easton. Benefits the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes.org/tourdecure.

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. Benefits We Care and Friends and Special Love, Inc. Bayblues.org.

Monday, May 22nd

14th Annual Links Challenge at Crofton County Club. Crofton. In partnership with Leadership Anne Arundel. Benefits Opportunity Builders, Inc. Obiworks.org.

Friday, May 26th-Sunday, May 28th

Chestertown Tea Party Festival throughout historic Chestertown. Benefits the Chestertown Tea Party’s mission (heritage education) and other community nonprofits. Chestertownteaparty.org.

Saturday, May 27th

41st Annual Tea Party Distance Classic and Run for Radcliffe at Wilmer Park, Chestertown. Benefits Radcliffe Creek School’s scholarship fund. Chestertownteapartyrun.org.

 

June


Friday, June 2nd

The Annapolis Leukemia Cup’s Sixth Annual Summer Gala at the Annapolis Yacht Club. Benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Leukemiacup.org.

Bourbon Bowties & Cigars at Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. Benefits Positive Strides. Bbcannapolis.org.

The Annapolis Irish Festival at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. Benefits Bello Machre and other community non-profit organizations. Annapolisirishfestival.com.

Rock The Block Street Party featuring Mike Hines & The Look in front of Pope’s Tavern, Oxford. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Talbothospice.org/events.

Saturday, June 3rd

The Annapolis Leukemia Cup Regatta at Eastport Yacht Club. Benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Leukemiacup.org.

Annual Secret Garden Tour throughout the Historic District, Annapolis. Benefits Hammond-Harwood House Association. Hammondharwoodhouse.org.

The Annapolis Irish Festival at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. Benefits Bello Machre and other community non-profit organizations. Annapolisirishfestival.com.

Great Strides Walk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Fightcf.cff.org.

Charm City Rooftop Soiree throughout homes in Maryland. Benefits The Buddy Foundation of Maryland and Baltimore BARCS Animal Rescue & Care Shelter, Inc. Tbfmd.org.


Sunday, June 4th

Annual Secret Garden Tour throughout the Historic District, Annapolis. Benefits Hammond-Harwood House Association. Hammondharwoodhouse.org.

Sunday, June 4th- Saturday, June 17th

National Music Festival at Washington College, Chestertown. Benefits OuterArts Maryland, Inc. Nationalmusic.us.

Sunday, June 4th-Sunday, June 18th

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival throughout various locations in Easton, Oxford, and Queenstown. Benefits Chesapeake Music and its mission to enrich the musical life of the Chesapeake region. Chesapeakemusic.org.


Thursday, June 8th

The Ninth Annual Fashion for a Cause at Porsche of Annapolis. Benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake. Hospicechesapeake.org.

Saturday, June 10th

Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. Supported by City Dock Productions, The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, and The Symmetry Agency. Annapolisartsandwinefestival.com.

Bands in the Sand at Philip Merrill Environmental Center, Annapolis. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Cbf.org/BITS.

Tour, Toast, and Taste at Harleigh Estate, Easton. Benefits Pickering Creek Audubon Center. Pcacevents.org.

LLS Maryland-Eastern Shore Chapter Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Gala at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa, and Marina, Cambridge. Benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Mwoy.org/md/localchapter/mwoyes.

Every Step Counts Walk Bike and 5K Run at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold. Benefits Bello Machre. Bellomachre.org.

Sunday, June 11th

Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. Supported by City Dock Productions, The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, and The Symmetry Agency. Annapolisartsandwinefestival.com.

Thursday, June 15th

The 14th Annual Friends of the Light House Golf Tournament at Renditions Golf Course, Davidsonville. Benefits The Light House. Friendslhs.org.

What’s Up? Media’s Best Of Party at Loews Annapolis Hotel. Benefits South River Federation and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Whatsuptix.com.

Saturday, June 17th

Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge at Talbot County Community Center, Easton. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationalmssociety.org.

Eastport-a-Rockin’ at Back Creek and Second Street, Eastport. Benefits local nonprofit organizations. Eastportarockin.com.

The 24th Annual Don Backe Memorial CRAB Cup Regatta at Annapolis Yacht Club. Benefits Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB). Crabsailing.org.

Sunday, June 18th

Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge at Talbot County Community Center, Easton. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationalmssociety.org.

Tuesday, June 20th

Tribute 2017 at Rams Head Center Stage at Maryland Live! Casino, Hanover. Benefits Leadership Anne Arundel. Leadershipaa.org.

Wednesday, June 21st

Paca Girlfriends’ Party at William Paca House and Gardens, Annapolis. Benefits Historic Annapolis. Pacagirlfriends.com.


July


Saturday, July 4th

Big Band Night at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Cbmm.org.

Monday, July 17th-Sunday, July 23rd

Plein Air Easton Competition & Arts Festival throughout Talbot County. Benefits the Avalon Foundation. Pleinaireaston.com.

Thursday, July 20th

Dog Days of Summer Cruise at Annapolis City Dock. Benefits SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Cruisesonthebay.com.

Friday, July 21st

Plein Air Easton Collector’s Preview Party at the Academy Art Museum and the Plein Air Library at the Armory/Waterfowl Building, Easton. Benefits the Avalon Foundation. Pleinaireaston.com


August


Friday, August 4th

The 72nd Annual Crab Feast at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. Benefits Rotary Club of Annapolis. Annapolisrotary.org

Saturday, August 12th

Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. Benefits Special Olympics Maryland. Kegsandcorksfest.com.

Sunday, August 13th

Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. Benefits CBMM and Talbot County Watermen’s Association. Cbmm.org.

Saturday, August 19th

Boatyard Bar and Grill CRAB Regatta at Eastport Yacht Club. Benefits Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB). Boatyardbarandgrill.com.

Wednesday, August 23rd

Anchor’s Away at Annapolis City Dock. Benefits Wellness House of Annapolis. Annapoliswellnesshouse.org.

Saturday, August 26th

Music on the Miles at Miles River Yacht Club, St. Michaels. Benefits Saint Martin’s Ministries. Stmartinsministries.org.

 

September


Friday, September 1st- Sunday, September 3rd

The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival at the Avalon Theatre, Easton. Benefits Chesapeake Music. Jazzonthechesapeake.com.

Friday, September 8th

Arts Alive Gala at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. Benefits Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Marylandhall.org.

Saturday, September 9th

Boating Party Gala Fundraiser at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. Benefits CBMM. Cbmm.org.  

50th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. Benefits YMCA Camp Letts. Abceventsinc.com.

Sunday, September 10th

50th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. Benefits YMCA Camp Letts. Abceventsinc.com.

Wednesday, September 13th

33rd Annual Bello Machre Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Bello Machre. Bellomachre.org.

Thursday, September 14th

Taste of the Chesapeake Gala at the Rooftop Conference Center in the Belcher Pavilion of the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis. Benefits Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Allianceforthebay.org.

Candlelight Tavern Night in the William Brown House at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. Benefits Historic London Town and Gardens. Historiclondontown.org.

Saturday, September 16th

Wet & Wild Auction at Chesapeake Bay Education Center’s Education Building, Grasonville. Benefits CBEC. Bayrestoration.org.

13th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash at Annapolis Maritime Museum, Eastport. Benefits Annapolis Maritime Museum. Boatyardbarandgrill.com.

Hospice Cup XXXVI Shore Party at Bert Yabin Yacht Yard. Benefits hospice programs throughout Maryland, Washington D.C., and Northern Virginia. Hospicecup.org.

Sultana’s 18th Annual Gala at The Reward Farm, Chestertown. Benefits Sultana Education Foundation. Sultanaeducation.org.

Garden Party Fundraiser at Mary’s Mount, Harwood. Benefits Hammond-Harwood House Association. Hammondharwoodhouse.org.

Monday, September 18th

28th Annual Golf Classic at Chartwell Golf and Country Club, Severna Park. Benefits Anne Arundel Medical Center and Vision 2020: Living Healthier Together. Aahs.org.

9th Annual Putts Fore Mutts Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Maryland’s animals in need. Puttsforemutts.org.

Friday, September 22nd-Sunday, September 24th

2017 St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance at The Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond, St. Michaels. Benefits the Classic Motor Museum of St. Michaels. Smcde.org.

Saturday, September 23rd

St. Michaels Concours d’ Elegance: Gala Welcome Home Reception with Dinner at The Commodore Room at the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond, St. Michaels. Benefits the Classic Motor Museum of St. Michaels. Smcde.org.

Seventh Annual Singable Feast at Loews Annapolis Hotel. Benefits Annapolis Opera. Annapolisopera.org.

Sunday, September 24th

The Drag Race: Men in Heels along Washington Street, Easton (in front of the Talbot County Courthouse). Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-Trees.org.

Thursday, September 28th

Blazers.Bourbon.Cigars at William Paca House and Garden, Annapolis. Benefits Historic Annapolis. Annapolis.org.

Saturday, September 30th

Hope Re-imagined Esperída at Ss. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, Annapolis. Benefits Arundel Lodge. Arundellodge.org.


October


Monday, October 2nd

The 12th Annual Birdies for the Bay Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center. Bayrestoration.org.

Thursday, October 5th

15th Annual Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake. Hospicechesapeake.org.

Friday, October 6th-Saturday, October 7th

Opening Night Celebration at Maryland Hall, Annapolis. Benefits Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Annapolissymphony.org.

Thursday, October 12th

All In 2017 at Rams Head Center Stage at Maryland Live! Casino, Hanover. Benefits Anne Arundel Community College Foundation. Aacc.edu/foundation.

Friday, October 13th

12th Annual Arts Dinner and Auction in the Chesapeake Room at the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Department. Benefits Saint Martin’s Ministries. Stmartinsministries.org.

Saturday, October 14th

8th Annual Bark in the Park at Idlewild Park, Easton. Benefits Talbot Humane. Talbothumane.org.

3rd Annual Harvest Bash at Providence Center’s Greenhouses and Gardens, Arnold. Benefits Providence Center. Providencecenter.com.


Thursday, October 20th-Saturday, October 22nd

20th Anniversary Craft Show at the Academy Art Museum, Easton. Benefits the Academy Art Museum. Academycraftshow.org.


Friday, October 27th-Sunday, October 29th

10th Annual Chesapeake Film Festival at the Avalon Theatre and Easton Premier Cinemas, Easton, and at various locations including St. Michaels and surrounding community theaters. Benefits the Young Filmmakers Fund and Chesapeake Film Festival. Chesapeakefilmfestival.com.

Saturday, October 28th

OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. Benefits CBMM. Cbmm.org.

 

November


Friday, November 3rd

35th Anniversary Celebration at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Annapolis. Benefits Junior League of Annapolis. Jlannapolis.org.

Saturday, November 4th

Fish for a Cure Shore Party at Eastport Yacht Club. Benefits the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Fishforacure.org.

CASAblanca Gala at The Westin Annapolis Hotel. Benefits Anne Arundel County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). Aacasa.org.

Sunday, November 5th

Camellia Celebration at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. Benefits Historic London Town and Gardens. Historiclondontown.org.

Thursday, November 9th

Premiere Night Party throughout downtown Easton. Benefits Waterfowl Chesapeake. Waterfowlfestival.org.

Friday, November 10th

Bountiful Harvest at Loews Annapolis Hotel. Benefits The Light House. Friendslhs.org.

Friday, November 10th-Sunday, November 12th

2017 Waterfowl Festival throughout Easton. Benefits Waterfowl Chesapeake. Waterfowlfestival.org.

Friday, November 24th

Festival of Trees Preview Party at the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.


Friday, November 24th-Sunday, November 26th

Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Festival of Trees at Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium. Benefits the Institute. Festivaloftrees.kennedykrieger.org.


Saturday, November 25th

Festival of Trees’ Homes Tour throughout Talbot County. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.

Festival of Trees’ Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Avalon Theatre, Easton. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.

Festival of Trees’ Mother-Son Dance at the Elks Lodge, Easton. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.


Saturday, November 25th-Monday, November 28th

Festival of Trees at the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.

Sunday, November 26th

Festival of Trees’ Homes Tour throughout Talbot County. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.

Festival of Trees’ Candy Cane Lane at Easton Elementary School. Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org.

DATE TBD:

Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. Benefits Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. Cfaac.org.


December


Friday, December 1st

Severn Town Club’s 54th Annual Holly Ball at The Westin Annapolis Hotel. Benefits Annapolis area charities. Severntownclub.org.

Friday, December 8th

Christmas in St. Michaels’ Yuletide Party at a location to be announced. Benefits local nonprofit organizations. Christmasinstmichaels.org.

Friday, December 8th-Sunday, December 10th

Christmas in St. Michaels throughout various locations in St. Michaels. Benefits local nonprofit organizations. Christmasinstmichaels.org.
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