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What's Up? Weekend 3/29/18

Mar 29, 2018 10:49AM ● By Brian Saucedo
With an abundance of acclaimed music venues, Maryland has become one of the major music hubs on the East Coast. With so many great shows coming to town, it’s sometimes hard to keep track. For a full list of concerts coming to Maryland in April, check out our online calendar at In the meantime, here are a few bands and musicians headed our way in the coming month.

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The Glass Menagerie – Annapolis Shakespeare Company
Friday, March 30th, 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 31st, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Annapolis Shakespeare Company presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie directed by Helen Hayes Award-winning director and Tony nominee Donald Hicken. Original Music by Marc Irwin. The cast includes Laura Rocklyn as Laura, Claire Schoonover as Amanda, Benjamin Russell as Jim, and Kurt Elftmann as Tom.

Farmers’ Market Spring Grand Opening – Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Market
Saturday, March 31st, 7 a.m.
The Anne Arundel County Farmers' Market is back! Producers have been busy preparing things to sell, including bedding plants, cold crop veggies, cheese, milk, eggs, coffee, Beef, pork, Lamb, chicken, baked goods, breakfast sandwiches and much more.

2018 Family Festival and Egg Hunt – Bay Ridge Christian Church
Saturday, March 31st, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free Easter egg hunt and family festival at Bay Ridge Christian Church. There will be plenty activities for the kids, including a moon bounce, face painting, pony ride, and Echoes of Nature animal exhibit. Please bring your basket or bag for the hunt and come join in on the fun!

Eastern Shore

Adult Only Easter Egg Hunt – Layton’s Chance Winery, Vienna
Friday, March 30th, 6 p.m.
This adult-only Easter Egg hunt is a twist on the traditional hunt!  Entertainment, prizes, and of course lots of laughs will fill this evening! After the hunt there will be live music from Double Nickel, additional games and more prizes to win! Food available for purchase from Ron’s Famous Pit Beef.

Berlin Spring Celebration – Downtown Berlin
Saturday, March 31st, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Welcome the spring season at the annual Berlin Spring Celebration. The day will be filled with themed games and crafts, a moon bounce, face-painting, story time, and so much more. Take part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt as well as a Bonnet Parade throughout the day. Don’t forget to make your reservation for the Pancake Breakfast with Peter Rabbit!

Easton's Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Talbot County Courthouse
Saturday, March 31st, 10 a.m.
Come downtown for Easton’s annual Easter Egg Hunt! Over 4,000 eggs will be spread out on the Talbot County Courthouse grounds. Also enjoy free face painting and an appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Western Shore

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration – Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel, Linthicum Heights 
Thursday, March 29th, 5 p.m.
Hospice of the Chesapeake will host its fourth annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration. This is the fourth year the state will celebrate the commemorative day. In 2015, at the request of Hospice of the Chesapeake’s We Honor Veterans Committee, legislation was introduced by state Senator John Astle to make the day official. It was the first bill Governor Larry Hogan signed into law. States and organizations across the nation plan events at the end of March with the hope that every Vietnam Veteran can receive the thank you and warm welcome they should have received five decades ago.

Spring Arts and Crafts Market – Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie
Saturday, March 31st, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Join The City Arts Committee for their first Spring Arts and Craft Market. Vendors will be selling a variety of Art and Craft items in the center’s lobby and Rehearsal Hall. There will be short performances in the Main Hall by various performing groups from Bowie. 

Blossom Kite Festival – Washington Monument Grounds, Washington, D.C. 
Saturday, March 31st, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season with the Blossom Kite Festival! This annual DC tradition showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations. Bring your own kites or children can make a kite at an activity station (while supplies last) to fly on the Public Field. Kites will also be available for purchase onsite. 

Easter Eggstravaganza – Baltimore Humane Society, Reisterstown
Saturday, March 31st, 12–3 p.m.
This isn’t your typical Easter Egg Hunt event -- it’s for both kids and pets and includes some very unusual amusements! The Easter Bunny will be posing with children, dogs, cats, and any other family pets you might like to bring along. Kids can enjoy hunting for eggs on our lawn and test their detective skills while playing the I Spy Cat Detective Game. And that’s not all – Dylan Rinker will be drawing caricatures of you and your pet. All this fun is bound to give you an appetite so help yourself to a luscious baked good from our Bake Sale. Join us for this hopping fun day! 

Maker’s Mark Single Barrel Tasting – Fishpaws Market
Saturday, March 31, 2–5 p.m.
Join Fishpaws market for a Maker's Mark single barrel tasting and dipping. Whiskey Ambassador John Vicker Smith will be talking bourbon. Get a free dipped baseball with a purchase of Maker's Mark.