What's Up Weekend 3/1/18
Mar 01, 2018 04:00PM
● By Brian Saucedo
AnnapolisAnnapolis Restaurant Week – Various Locations in Annapolis
Thursday, March 1st through Saturday, March 3rd
Annapolis Restaurant Week is the perfect excuse to get out of the house and experience delicious dining at the best Annapolis area restaurants. With a variety of restaurants participating, you’ll have more food options to indulge on than you ever imagined. This week is foodies dream week, so treat yourself!
Trevor Hall: A Night In The Village Tour – Rams Head on Stage
Thursday, March 1st, 8 p.m.
Trevor Hall’s music – an eclectic mix of acoustic rock, reggae and Sanskrit chanting – echo with the names and teachings of divinities, while maintaining an incredibly and refreshingly universal message. While on the road, Trevor sees the stage as his moving temple, a place where he can share in the experience of his spiritual journey with his audience.
Basignani Wine Tasting – Bin 201 Wine Sellers
Friday, March 2nd, 5–7 p.m.
March is Maryland Wine Month! Every Friday a local winery will take over the tasting bar at Bin 201. Basignani Winery has been producing a variety of wines using traditional cellar methods and old-world viticulture since opening in 1986. Located in the rolling hills of “horse country” just north of Hunt Valley, they emphasize quality over quantity, wines are unfiltered, reaching their full potential while preserving their character. Tasting is complimentary.
Full Moon Tour – Hammond-Harwood House
Friday, March 2nd, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Night was a perilous time in early America as thieves, wayward travelers, and even evil spirits lurked around the corner for our early ancestors. Families engaged in a process of shutting in, barring the front door, and retreating to the inner sanctity of family life. Others chose to frequent taverns and frolic in the night, much to the distress of proper society. On this interactive tour visitors will learn about what night was like during the early 19th century when the beautiful Frances Townley Chase Loockerman lived on the property with her eccentric husband Richard and their young family. Visitors will hear about the rise and fall of this Annapolis family.
Manuel Barrueco, Guitar – Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Friday, March 2nd, 8 p.m.
One of the world’s top classical guitarists, Manuel Barrueco, joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra as a featured soloist performing one of the most adored works for guitar and orchestra, Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. The orchestra will also play Debussy’s Iberia from Images and Respighi’s Pini di Roma later in the evening. Join the ASO for a can’t-miss concert featuring a superb instrumentalist of our time!
Disgraced – Compass Rose Theater
Friday, March 2nd, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 3rd, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 4th, 2 p.m.
Set in a spacious apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, this play explores the inner passions and beliefs of five Americans from different cultures. The play explores how the beliefs we learn from infancy are buried inside our adult selves. Ultimately, we are who we are. We can run, but not hide from what we have been taught. We act on our values in spite of ourselves and when confronted with opposing beliefs, we clash, and that is how wars begin. Intense and mesmerizing, this story doesn’t just unravel; it explodes on the stage.
Black Tie and Diamonds Gala – Westin Annapolis Hotel
Saturday, March 3rd, 6–11 p.m.
Dress your best for the 15th annual Black Tie and Diamonds Gala, hosted by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, check out the silent auction, bid on special items, great trips, and a signature diamond piece from Zachary’s at the live auction. The gala includes a sit-down dinner, dessert, and dancing to music by Night Life band. Proceeds will go to the Y in Central Maryland in Anne Arundel County.
Robert Klein – Rams Head On Stage
Saturday, March 3rd, 8 p.m.
For more than forty years, Robert Klein has entertained audiences, and he continues to have an acclaimed career in comedy, on Broadway, on television, and in film. He was a member of the famed “Second City” theatrical troupe in Chicago, and in 1975 Klein was the first comedian to appear in a live concert on HBO. He has gone on to do nine one-man shows for HBO. He was nominated twice for Grammy Awards for “Best Comedy Album of the Year” for his albums “Child of the Fifties” and “Mind Over Matter.”
2018 NHL Stadium Series: Capitals vs. Maple Leafs – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Saturday, March 3rd, 8 p.m.
The Washington Capitals will play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs outdoors in the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™. The Capitals and the Maple Leafs have faced each other 141 times in regular season games, of which the Capitals have a record of 71-54-16-158 points and the Maple Leafs tally a 60-67-14-134-point record. This is a game you don’t want to miss!
Unity Gardens Presents Michael Judd – Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Sunday, March 4th, 2–5 p.m.
Unity Gardens 7th Annual Fundraising Event presents Michael Judd, Author, Landscape Designer, and Permaculture Pioneer. Enjoy a wine and cheese reception, book sales and book signing, a silent auction, and an exciting lecture on Edible Landscaping: Have Your Garden and Eat It Too!
Soundscape: Celebrating Debussy’s Complete Preludes – Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis
Sunday, March 4th, 3–5 p.m.
Piano virtuoso Marianna Prjevalskaya will be honoring composer Claude Debussy in the 100th anniversary year of his death with a performance of his complete preludes.
Suzy Bogguss – Rams Head on Stage
Sunday, March 4th, 7:30 p.m.
Suzy Bogguss has released ten albums for Capitol Records, one of which has been certified platinum and three others, gold. Eight of her singles have cracked country music's top 5. Suzy is the recipient of a Grammy award for Best Traditional Folk Album as well as several awards from the Academy of Country Music, The Country Music Association, CMT, and ASCAP. Come experience Suzy Bogguss live at Rams Head on Stage.
Eastern ShoreChestertown First Friday – Downtown Chestertown
Friday, March 2nd, 5–8 p.m.
Enjoy late shopping hours in unique shops, gallery exhibit openings, special tastings and a variety of dining options during Downtown Chestertown's monthly progressive open house.
Shrek the Musical, JR. – The Country School, Easton
Friday, March 2nd, 7 p.m. & Sunday, March 4th, 3 p.m.
The Country School is proud to announce that its Upper School will perform Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning movie. Everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads his band of misfits on a sprawling, fun adventure to rescue Princess Fiona from the clutches of evil Lord Farquaad. Accompanied by the hilarious Donkey, as well as beloved—and a little twisted—fairytale favorites like Pinocchio and Puss in Boots, Shrek sets out to save his swampy home from the annoying fairies that have invaded there. On the way, Shrek learns about love, loyalty, and how he can rely on his friends to get out of a pickle in a hurry.
Jason Bishop – Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Chestertown
Friday, March 2nd, 7:30 p.m.
From his breathtaking double levitation to his cutting-edge op-art and plasma illusions, Jason Bishop performs stunning and original state-of-the-art magic. Each show features exclusive large illusions and award-winning sleight-of-hand and close magic that is captured live and projected onto plasma screens giving the audience a clear view of every detail.
Michael Clem – Avalon Theatre, Easton
Friday, March 2nd, 8 p.m.
For twenty-five years, Michael Clem has been playing bass, singing and writing songs for the national touring act he co-founded, Eddie from Ohio. Since 2008, with the band slowing down, Clem has relocated from Northern Virginia to Charlottesville where he’s established quite a foothold in its musical scene, from session work to bluegrass gigs to forming his own acoustic
Refuge Walk – Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Rock Hall
Saturday, March 3rd, 8 a.m.
Plan for a flat, two-mile outing of about two hours through areas of Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge that are usually closed to the public. The walk will be led by a local birding expert or naturalist, and will conclude with cocoa and cookies at Refuge Headquarters. Bring binoculars and a camera. Wear boots and dress warmly.
ECAS High School Choral Competition – Easton High School
Saturday, March 3rd, 1–6 p.m.
Easton Choral Arts Society highlights its celebratory 40th season with the Inaugural ECAS High School Choral Competition. The competition, under the leadership of Artistic Director Wes Lockfaw, will be adjudicated by Dr. William M. Folger of Salisbury University, Dr. Devonna B. Rowe of University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Dr. James Wilson of Wesley College, Dover.
Cherish the Ladies – Avalon Theatre, Easton
Saturday, March 3rd, 8 p.m
Under the leadership of All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden, named by The Irish Voice Newspaper as one of the Top 25 most influential Irish Americans of the past quarter century, Cherish the Ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing.
Western ShoreHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert – Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore & Music Center at the Strathmore, Bethesda
Friday, March 2nd, 8 p.m. (Meyerhoff); Saturday, March 3rd, 3 p.m. (Strathmore); Sunday, March 4th, 3 p.m. (Meyerhoff)
Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the score live while Harry soars across the big screen.
Maryland Home and Garden Show – Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium
Saturday, March 3rd, 10 a.m.– 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 4th, 10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
Spring has sprung at the Maryland Home and Garden Show. This year’s show theme will showcase gardens with planes, trains, or automobiles. See the creativity of the landscapers as they incorporate one or more of these elements in their garden design. Visit over 300 booths with everything from landscaping and decks to kitchens and baths. The Maryland Orchid Society will present their big show and sale with thousands of orchids on display. Stop by the spring craft show and see over 100 crafters as they create one-of-a-kind pieces.
Kid Rock – Royal Farms Arena
Saturday, March 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
Kid Rock released his new album "Sweet Southern Sugar" on November 3 and is hitting the road on his "Greatest Show On Earth Tour 2018". Fans of the rocker can expect the same high-energy experience, but with brand new tracks from his latest album. The album ranges from country to classic rock, with a little rap sprinkled in between and highlights Kid Rock’s armory of talent, which transcends a single genre.
Eastport Oyster Boys Reunion Concert – Galesville Memorial Hall, Galesville
Saturday, March 3rd, 8–11 p.m.
The Eastport Oyster Boys will appear with West & Rhode Riverkeeper Jeff Holland for their third annual reunion concert to benefit the West and Rhode Rivers. Beer and wine will be served for a modest additional charge. The nearby Inn at Pirate’s Cove will offer a fixed-price menu for a pre-concert repast. Pirate’s Cove will donate 25% of the proceeds to the Riverkeeper.
Bill Murray, Jan Volger & Friends – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, March 4th, 8 p.m.
announces the addition of a one-night only performance by noted actor and recipient of the Center’s 2016 Mark Twain Prize for Comedy, Bill Murray, who teams up with acclaimed German cellist Jan Vogler, violinist Mira Wang, and pianist Vanessa Perez, to present a spirited evening of music and literature. In this rare live appearance, Murray brings his irresistible charm and wit—as both singer and narrator—to the readings of classic American poetry and prose including works by Hemingway, Twain, and Whitman, alongside musical selections by Bernstein, Gershwin and others as it explores American values in music and literature and showcases the bridges artists have built between America and Europe.