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2018 Philanthropic Calendar

May 04, 2018 12:00AM ● By Brian Saucedo

May

Tuesday, May 1
Crushin’ Orange competition to raise money for for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Various locations and events until June 10. Pages.mwoy.org/md/mdes18/jdialn

Thursday, May 3

Tee Up for a Child Golf Tournament at Eisenhower Golf Course, Crownsville. Benefits Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc. Aacasa.org

Saturday, May 5

Derby Day Benefit & Grand Opening Party at the New Talisman Farm, Grasonville. Benefits Talisman Therapeutic Riding. Talismantherapeuticriding.org

Derby Day Fiesta Style at Maryland Therapeutic Riding, Crownsville. Benefits Maryland Therapeutic Riding. Horsesthatheal.org/mtrderbyday

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

Six Pillars Century 2018 Blackwater Tour at Great Marsh Park, Cambridge. Benefits Character Counts Mid-Shore. 6pillarscentury.org

Sunday, May 6

Walk & Run for the Animals at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. Benefits the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Aacspca.org/event

Monday, May 7

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

GBMC Golf Classic at Turf Valley Golf Course, Ellicott City. Provides education programs to Greater Baltimore Medical Center HealthCare’s clinical staff. Gbmc.org

Thursday, May 10

2nd Annual Anne Arundel County Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2018 at Arundel Lodge, Edgewater. Eventbrite.com

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

Friday, May 11

1st Annual Pins & Pints to Benefit the Bowen Foundation for Autism at Annapolis Bowl. Bowenfoundation.org

6th Annual Golf Tournament at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Course. Benefits Chesapeake BaySavers. Chesapeakebaysavers.org

Totally 80’s Gala, the Westin Annapolis. Benefits the YWCA. Annapolisywca.org/events

Thursday, May 17

Treasure the Chesapeake Gala at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore. Benefits the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Cbtrust.org/20th-annual-treasure-chesapeake

Saturday, May 19

1st Annual Family LANDJAM, Leigh Family Farm, Betterton. Benefits the Eastern Shore Land
Conservancy. Eslc.org

Bayside Bash at Bay Ridge Marina, Annapolis. Friends of the Light
House. Friendslhs.org

Crushin’ Shore Tour 100k Bike Ride for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Centreville. Active.com/centreville-md/cycling/crushin-shore-tour-100k-bike-ride-for-the-leukemia-and-lymphoma-society-2018?int=

Spring Soirée at Shipshead Farm, just outside Easton. Benefits CAS (Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Mid-Shore. Casamidshore.org

Saturday, May 19 - 
Sunday, May 20
Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival at Sandy Point State Park. Benefits We Care and Friends and  Special Love, Inc., Bayblues.org

Sunday, May 20

Maryland Party for Life at Kurtz’s Beach, Pasadena. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Afsp.donordrive.com/event/MDPartyforLife 

Monday, May 21

Bo’s Effort Charity Golf , Auction & Dinner at the Golf Club at South River. Benefits Bo’s Effort. BosEffort.org

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

Friday, May 25

Chestertown Tea Party Street Festival at the foot of High Street/town dock, Chestertown. Chestertownteaparty.org

Saturday, May 26

Annual Tea Party Distance Classic and Run for Radcliffe. Radcliffe Creek School. Radcliffecreekschool.org

June

Friday, June 1
Leukemia Cup’s 7th Annual Summer Gala at the Annapolis Yacht Club.
Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Maryland Chapter. Leukemiacup.org/md 

Bourbon Bowties & Cigars, Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. Benefits Positive-Strides.org. Whatsuptix.com

Friday, June 1- 
Saturday, June 2
Annapolis Irish Festival at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. Benefits Bello Machre and other community non-profit organizations. Annapolisirishfestival.com

Saturday, June 2
Academy Art Museum Gala at the Avalon Theatre (performance) and Academy Art Museum (dinner), Easton. Academyartmuseum.org

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

Leukemia Cup’s Regatta and Rock the Dock After Race Party at the Eastport Yacht Club. Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Maryland Chapter. Leukemiacup.org/md

Saturday, June 2 – 
Sunday, June 3
Annual Secret Garden Tour throughout the Historic District, Annapolis. Benefits Hammond-Harwood House Association. Hammondharwoodhouse.org/secret-garden-tour

Sunday, June 3
Burgers and Bands for Suicide Prevention (Second Annual) at the Severna Park Taphouse, Severna Park. 

Burgersandbands.org Tour de Cure Maryland, Baltimore. Benefits the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes.org/tourdecure

Sunday, June 3 - 
Saturday, June 16
National Music Festival at Washington College, Chestertown. Nationalmusic.us

Sunday, June 3 - 
Sunday, June 17
Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, in Easton and the surrounding area. ChesapeakeMusic.org

Thursday, June 7 
The Ninth Annual Fashion for a Cause at Porsche of Annapolis. Benefits Chesapeake Kids, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake  Hospicechesapeake.org.

Saturday, June 9
Bands in the Sand at the Philip Merrill Center, Annapolis. Benefits the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Cbf.org

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

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

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year Eastern Shore Grand Finale Gala at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort & Spa, Cambridge. Mwoy.org

Saturday, June 9 - 
Sunday, June 10
Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival at Navy Stadium, Annapolis. Annapolisartsandwinefestival.com

Monday, June 11
The 21st Annual Bernie Hughes Memorial Golf Tournament at Glenn Dale Golf Course. Benefitting The Bernie House. Theberniehouse.org

Thursday, June 14
15th Annual Golf Tournament at Renditions, Davidsonville. Friends of the Light House. Friendslhs.org

What’s Up? Best of Party at Loews Annapolis Hotel. Benefits YWCA. Whatsupmag.com

Saturday, June 16
Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge at Talbot County Community Center, Easton. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationalmssociety.org

Drink Pink, A Rose Picnic on the Creek, the Historic Charles Carroll House and Gardens. Benefits the Foundation for Community Betterment. Whatsuptix.com

LLS Man & Woman of the Year Gala at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. LLS.org

Monday, June 18
OBI Annual Links Challenge at the Golf Club at South River in Edgewater. Obiworks.org

Tuesday, June 19
Tribute 2018 at Live! Center Stage at Live! Casino & Hotel, Hanover. Benefits Leadership Anne Arundel. Leadershipaa.org

Wednesday, June 20
Paca Girlfriends’ Party at William Paca House and Gardens, Annapolis. Benefits Historic Annapolis. Pacagirlfriends.com

Thursday, June 21
ASO Symphony Solstice: A Musical Cruise on the Severn, aboard the Catherine MarieYacht by Charters on the Bay by Watermark, Annapolis. Benefitting the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. Whatsuptix.com

Saturday, June 23
Eastport a Rockin’ at Back Creek and Second Street, Eastport. Benefits local nonprofit organizations. Eastportarockin.com

ShoreRivers Summer Solstice
Gala at Wilmer Park, Chestertown. Shorerivers.org

Monday, June 25
Friends Foundation Golf Tournament at the Golf Club at South River, Edgewater. Benefits the Olivia Constants Foundation. Friendsfoundation.com/events/golf-tournament 

Saturday, June 30 
(rain date: Sunday, July 1)
Big Band Night & Fireworks at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Cbmm.org

July

Sunday, July 15 – Thursday, July 19
Plein Air Easton at the Academy Art Museum, Easton. Pleinaireaston.com

Thursday, July 19
Dog Days of Summer Cruise with SPCA at Annapolis City Dock. Benefits SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Cruisesonthebay.com

Friday, July 20
Plein Air Easton’s Collector’s Preview Party at the Academy Art Museum, Easton. Pleinaireaston.com

Saturday, July 21- 
Sunday, July 22
Plein Air Easton at the Academy Art Museum, Easton. Pleinaireaston.com

August

Friday, August 3
The 73rd Annual Crab Feast at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. Benefits Rotary Club of Annapolis. Annapolisrotary.org

Sunday, August 12

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

Saturday, August 18

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

Garden Party Fundraiser at Thanksgiving Farm Vineyards & Winery, Harwood. Benefits Hammond-Harwood House Association. Hammondharwoodhouse.org

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

Sunday, August 19

Puppy Plunge at Camp Letts, Edgewater. Benefits SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Aacspca.org/event

September

Saturday, September 1
Charity Boat Auction at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM), St. Michaels. Benefits CBMM. Cbmm.org

Saturday, September 8

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

Saturday, September 8 – 
Sunday, September 9
Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis. Benefits YMCA Camp Letts. Abceventsinc.com/maryland-seafood-festival

Wednesday, September 12
Bello Machre Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Bello Machre. Bellomachre.org

Thursday, September 13
Taste of the Chesapeake at the Rooftop Conference Center in the Belcher Pavilion of the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis. Benefits the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Allianceforthebay.org/news-and-events/taste-of-the-chesapeake

Saturday, September 15
Boatyard Beach Bash at Annapolis Maritime Museum, Easport. Benefits Annapolis Maritime Museum.  Boatyardbarandgrill.com/events/beach-bash

Hope Re-imagined Noche en la Havana at the Byzantium, Annapolis. Benefits Arundel Lodge. Arundellodge.org

Hospice Cup Shore Party Bert at Jabin’s Yacht Yard, Annapolis. Hospice Cup Inc. Hospicecup.org 

Wet and Wild Auction at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center’s Education Building, Grasonville. Bayrestoration.org

Friday, September 21
St. Michael’s Concours d’Elegance at the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michael’s. Smcde.org

Saturday, September 22

Annapolis Out of the Darkness Walk at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Afsp.org/Annapolis

Singable Feast at the Westin Annapolis Hotel. Benefits Annapolis Opera. Annapolisopera.org
St. Michael’s Concours d’Elegance at the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michael’s. Smcde.org

Sunday, September 23
Run for the Light House at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. Friendslhs.org St. Michael’s Concours d’Elegance at the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michael’s. Smcde.org

Sunday, September 23 
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 27 
Blazers.Bourbon.Cigars at William Paca House and Garden, Annapolis. Benefits Historic Annapolis. Annapolis.org

Bowl-A-Thon at Glen Burnie Bowl America. Proceeds from this year’s event benefit the Friendship Civitan Club & Opportunity Builders, Inc. Obiworks.org 

Friday, September 28
Clays 4 A Cause at Shrader’s Bridgtown Manor, Henderson. Friends of the Light House. Friendslhs.org

October

Monday, October 1
Annual Birdies for the Bay Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course, Queenstown. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center. Bayrestoration.org/golf-tournament

Thursday, October 4
Hospice of the Chesapeake Annual Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course. Hospicechesapeake.org/giving/attend-an-event

Saturday, October 13
Annual Bark in the Park at Idlewild Park, Easton. Benefits Talbot Humane. Talbothumane.org

Saturday, October 13 – 
Wednesday, October 31
Pumpkin Patch, Annapolis. Friends of the Light House. Friendslhs.org

Friday, October 18
What’s Up? Media’s Spirit Festival. Whatsupmag.com

Saturday, October 27
Challenge Walk MS: Chesapeake Challenge, Cambridge. Benefits National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationalmssociety.org  

Saturday, October 27
OysterFest at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM), St. Michaels. Benefits CBMM. Cbmm.org

November

Friday, November 2
Privateer Party at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. Benefits Historic London Town and Gardens. Historiclondontown.org

Saturday, November 3
CASAblanca Gala, the Westin Annapolis. Benfits Anne Arundel County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Inc. Whatsuptix.com

Fish for a Cure Tournament and Shore Party, Annapolis. All proceeds support the Cancer Survivorship Programs within the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Fishforacure.org

Thursday, November 8
Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon at the Baltimore Washington Airport Marriott, Linthicum.

Community Foundation of Anne 
Arundel County. Cfaac.org

Friday, November 9

Bountiful Harvest (tentative date). Friends of the Light House. Friendslhs.org

Friday, November 9 – 
Sunday, November 11
Waterfowl Festival, Easton. Benefits wildlife and habitat conservation, education and research. Waterfowlfestival.org 

Sunday, November 11
Sisterhood Basket Bingo Fundraiser at Temple Solel, Bowie. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a local women’s or children non-profit organization. Templesolelmd.org

Friday, November 23 – 
Monday, November 26
Festival of Trees, throughout Talbot County.Benefits Talbot Hospice. Festival-of-trees.org 

Friday, November 30 
Severn Town Club’s Annual Holly Ball at The Westin Annapolis Hotel. Benefits Annapolis area charities. Severntownclub.org

December

Sunday, December 2
What’s Up? Nutcracker Tea. Benefits Donors Choice. Whatsupmag.com

Friday, December 7 

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

Saturday, December 8

Shells & Bells Party at the Historic Charles Carroll House & Gardens. Benefits Chesapeake Bay Savers. Chesapeakebaysavers.org