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A What's Up? Weekend 05/11/17

May 11, 2017 04:00PM ● Published by Nicole Gould

Image Courtesy of The Valory Music Co.

With their southern roots and passion for music, six artists brought their talents together, forming American folk band, Delta Rae.

Since forming in 2009, the band has performed over 100 shows a year and become festival favorites. Delta Rae looks to bring their new single, “A Long and Happy Life” to fans all across country radio. The EP, under the same name, consists of four different tracks, displaying their unmistakable sound and artistic songwriting skills.

Born with the heart and soul for music, don’t miss Grant Emerson along with the rest of Delta Rae at the Avalon Theatre Sunday, May 28th, 8 p.m. as part of their A Long and Happy Life Summer Tour 2017. Can’t make the show? No problem! Delta Rae returns Thursday, August 24th, 7 p.m. at the 9:30 club. Tickets are $25.

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The What's Up? Weekend Rundown



Anne Arundel County



The Walk
Thursday, May 11th, 6–8 p.m.
Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. The Walk will raise awareness and funding to help the foundation continue reaching the youngest members of the community who face poverty on a daily basis. The event will feature a mile+ walk, family-friendly activities, live entertainment, small bites, and a beer/wine garden provided by Towne Centre restaurants, and more! Prizes and incentives begin for participants who meet pre-set goals. All participants must register and walk-up participants welcome.

In-Store Event at Little Treasury
Thursday, May 11th, 5–8 p.m. and Friday, May 12th, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Enjoy a two-day celebration at Little Treasury Jewelers! This is your chance to win free VIP tickets to attend the Preakness in the Longines pavilion! The pavilion is in the infield right behind the finish line, with the best views – an absolute luxury. Do not miss out on your chance to win this unforgettable experience to enjoy the races, fabulous buffet and open bar. Plus, mingle with the celebrities in the Infield. Mint juleps and hors d’oeuvres will be served at the event. A portion of the proceeds of any Longines watch sales at this event will go to Maryland Therapeutic Riding. This non-profit organization provides equine therapy for children (age 2 and up), adults and wounded veterans with special needs.

Art on Clay Fundraiser
Thursday, May 11th, 6–8 p.m.
The second biannual "Art On Clay -- Past and Future" fundraiser will be held at the Stanton Community Center. The event will consist of a live and silent art auction, artwork sales, live music and refreshments. Bid on art by local artists and images of old Annapolis. There is no fee to attend the Art on Clay fundraiser but donations are welcomed. Proceeds will benefit the Stanton Center's After School and Summer Programs

Pints for Paws Homebrewing and Craft Beer Festival
Friday, May 12th, 5:30–9 p.m.
Back for its third year, the Annapolis Homebrew Club is proud to present their annual flagship event, the Pints for Paws Homebrewing and Craft Beer Festival! With proceeds benefiting the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, your ticket price buys you a glass and unlimited access to brews from Jailbreak Brewing Company, Calvert Brewing Company and Burley Oak Brewing Company, as well as beers hand-crafted by local members of the Annapolis Homebrew Club! There will also be food available for purchase, and a silent auction, also to benefit the SPCA! From dogs and cats, to rabbits and hamsters, SPCA-adoptable pets will be onsite!

City Dock Milonga
Friday, May 12th, 7 p.m.–12 a.m.
It’s finally spring, which means sailboats, flowers and tango! City Dock Milonga is coming back to Annapolis City Dock! Don’t miss out on the most beautiful outdoor opportunity to dance between sailboats and under the stars. Enjoy the amazing live music by guest orchestra Trifilio Tango Trio. Mark Sakowsky will bring the best of his recorded music and a special floor "sticky proof " will help you feel that you are floating when you dance at the City Dock. Mark your calendars and make sure you don't miss this amazing night of Tango and friends. There will be a 7-8 p.m. class for beginners with Annapolis Tango instructors Jay Abling & Rachel Moon, for an introduction to tango.

POSTPONED! Herald Harbor 5K Run and Walk 
Take part in the second annual 5K Run and Walk around Herald Harbor in Crownsville. Benefiting Friends of Herald Harbor Park - let's build a pavilion together! Race rules due to insurance: no dogs, no bikes, rollerblades or scooters. Strollers and wagons are welcome! Please bring your own water bottle! Post run & walk gathering will include coffee and snacks!

Jennifer Summer Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K
Saturday, May 13th, 10 a.m.
Looking for a fun run that supports a great cause? Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) is hosting its 10th annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K. Head over to the B&A Trail for a family fun running and walking event! Strollers and four legged friends are welcome too! It will also be Mother's Day weekend so bring your moms/grandmoms out for a fun time together on the B&A Trail. There will be top finisher prizes for fastest female and male runner, top kid runner, and top team that raised the most money! Once you’ve passed the finish line, join the fun after party!

Joy Kids 5K Family Fun Run & Walk
Saturday, May 13th, 7:30–11 a.m.
Come out and run or walk in Joy Kids Learning Centers annual 5K. There will be pony rides, moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, and more. A portion of the proceeds will go to help support Services from the Heart, which provides backpacks filled with nutritional food for children who may not receive healthy meals over the weekend and on holidays.


Eastern Shore



Golf for the Bay
Friday, May 12th, 9 a.m.
This event is a great way to bring people together to enjoy a day of golfing, delicious food, live music and entertainment, as well as a chance to win some awesome prizes – all while supporting our efforts to restore our beloved Chesapeake Bay! Participants receive a discount at the Queenstown Harbor Pro Shop, goodie bag, breakfast, lunch, drinks, dinner and chances to win some big prizes!

Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race 10K/5K/3K
Saturday, May 13th, 8 a.m.
Join a 10K race, 5K race, or 1-mile Family Walk during the Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race in Cambridge. The running and walking track will be on the golf course at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort. Race entry fee includes a t-shirt, refreshments, post-race breakfast, and prizes. Benefits the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary. Enter as an individual or as a team.

Paddlefest on the Choptank
Saturday, May 13th, 8:30 a.m.
Caroline Paddlefest features a 7.7-mile paddle down the Choptank from Greensboro to the Choptank River Yacht Club in Denton. There, participants can enjoy live music, food, and refreshments until the last paddler finishes. The event will also feature a Paddle Poker, where people can collect Poker cards and compete for prizes!

Second Saturday
Saturday, May 13th, 5 p.m.
This monthly celebration in downtown Cambridge features an Art Walk with free art gallery receptions, as well as specials in the independently owned shops and great dining. Shops and galleries are open all day and into the evening, most until 8 or 9 p.m. The Art Walk starts at 5 p.m. Live music is on tap at several restaurants later in the evening. As always on Second Saturday, downtown’s restaurants will be busy, so call ahead with your dining reservations.

Jazz on the Chesapeake
Saturday, May 13th, 8 p.m.
Chesapeake Music’s Jazz on the Chesapeake 2016-2017 series concludes Saturday at the Academy Art Museum with A swinging legacy, featuring the Anderson Twins. The New York City-based brothers, Peter and Will, are known for their unique renditions of jazz standards and innovative originals. Vibraphonist Chuck Redd will join the dynamic duo in a swinging salute to the icons of big band jazz.


Regional



Fine Like Wine Mother’s Day Event
Saturday, May 13th, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (session 1) & 4–8 p.m. (session 2)
Calling all foodies and wine lovers for savory eats and gourmet wines. Come on over to the first annual Fine Like Wine Festival taking place just before Mother's Day at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. The festival will feature Baltimore's local band, Driven to Clarity, have fun crafts, tons of awesome vendors, unlimited wine samples, amazing food, and loads of fun! For discounts on tickets use the code "whatsup" and receive 25% off your tickets.

Springfest Live! Craft Beer Festival and Music Festival
Saturday, May 13th, 3–7 p.m.
Lagers, IPAs and shandys...oh my! Join Power Plant Live! for a celebration of craft beer at our first annual Springfest Live! Craft Beer and Music Festival. Enjoy unlimited samples of 120+ beers from 50+ local breweries including Dogfish Head Brewery, Union Craft Brewing and Monument City Brewing Company. General admission tickets also include a souvenir beer tasting glass and a beer bible for tasting notes. Beer lover? Upgrade to a VIP ticket for 1-hour early admission, access to an exclusive area, unlimited soft pretzels, and over 20 rare, small batch beers. Other highlights include live music from The Beach Bumz, beer stein holding contest, pop-up from Connie’s Chicken & Waffles, and an exclusive collaboration beer from Leinenkugel’s and Hofbrau.

Mother’s Day Breakfast/Dinner Buffet
Sunday, May 14th, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. (breakfast) & 4–7 p.m. (dinner)
Treat Mom to a special meal she won’t have to make herself! Reservations accepted for parties of eight or more. For more information on menu items and pricing visit the event website.


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