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What's Up? Weekend 5/10/18

May 10, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo
When was the last time you laughed so hard that your body physically ached? Or your faced streamed with tears because you giggled uncontrollably? If you have to think about it, then it’s time for a few laughs. Let’s start with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. 

The pair are well-known as the stars of the Emmy-nominated improvisational show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? Both Mochrie and Sherwood joined the cast of Whose Line when it was a British improvisation series and continued as series regulars on the American version hosted by Drew Carey. 

Don’t miss two of the greatest improvisers in the world on Saturday, May 12th, 8 p.m. at the Weinberg Center for the Arts as part of their Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless tour. Tickets range from $30–50 and can be purchased on Weinbergcenter.org. 

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Annapolis

Annapolis In Bloom – Westfield Annapolis Mall
Every day through May 12th, 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Join Westfield Annapolis for a whimsical, imaginative and over-the-top event! More than just a traditional flower show, this visual storybook will heighten all senses and create a space in which you will be able to escape the everyday, experience retailer interactions in a relaxing space, and give back to the community. Bloom is a four-week Westfield event featuring live makeup tutorials, product and food demos with sampling, hand massages, and more from our top retailers, restaurants, and eateries.

National Public Gardens Day – Historic London Town and Gardens
Friday, May 11th, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
This annual tradition of celebrating public gardens historically takes place on the Friday preceding Mother’s Day weekend each year. The intent is to raise awareness of public gardens and the important role they play in their communities and on a global scale.

YWCA Gala – The Westin Annapolis
Friday, May 11th, 6:30–11:30 p.m.
Come don your leg warmers, Reeboks, big hair, blue eyeshadow (maybe even an old prom dress!) and more as the Reagan Years gets us in the groove. The evening will include open bar, live and silent auctions, photo booth with props, dinner, dessert, contests, and a few additional surprises. It's the most lighthearted, but with incredible impact, event of the year.

Second City: Look Both Ways Before Talking – Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Friday, May 11th, 7:30 p.m.
Tired of looking over your shoulder before telling a funny story that might upset grandpa? Or are you still rebounding from that joke he told at your wedding? Why stress!? Let The Second City take all the risk while you sit back and laugh at our latest sketch comedy and improv revue, Look Both Ways Before Talking, coming to Maryland Hall. We’ll put our signature spin on the things you wish you could bring up in mixed company--just be careful who you share them with when you head back to the office!

Shore Party – Historic London Town and Gardens
Saturday May 12th and Sunday, May 13th, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Join living history sailors to try your hand at rope making and seamanship, learn how sailors lived day to day, and experience the art and science of navigation. Free costume rentals will be available for children. 

Family Concert – Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Saturday, May 12th, 2 p.m.
Without upsetting the maestro, three musicians and a conductor's assistant must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians are the characters of the story as Prokoviev's exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kid son the edge of their seats.

Mother's Day Brunch Sail – Schooner Woodwind Annapolis Sailing Cruises
Sunday, May 13th, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
The Schooner Woodwind Mother’s Day Brunch Sail departs Annapolis for a three-hour Brunch cruise. Sailing cruise includes one free Bloody Mary or Mimosa and delicious food: homemade scones, quiche lorraine squares, baked citrus salmon with hearty bread, grilled flank steak, fresh fruit salad, orange juice and homemade biscotti.


Eastern Shore

A Mother's Day Celebration – Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Salisbury
Thursday, May 10th, 7:30 p.m.
A Mother’s Day Celebration, the largest Mother’s Day concert in Salisbury in ten years, comes to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The show features Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Charles Jenkins, James Fortune and Take 6.

Chesapeake BaySavers 6th Annual Golf Tournament – Queenstown Harbor Golf Course
Friday, May 11th, 9 a.m.
Join Chesapeake BaySavers for their 6th Annual Golf Tournament. Enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, live music, a live auction, and much more. All funds raised from the event will help Chesapeake BaySavers continue their mission to restore the Chesapeake Bay through legislation, education, community outreach, and hands-on restoration. 

Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Cambridge
Saturday, May 12th, 8 a.m.
Join a 10K race, 5K race, or 1-mile Family Walk during the Great Chesapeake Bay Wellness Race in Cambridge, Maryland. The running and walking track will be on the golf course at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, MD. 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.

Talbot County House and Garden Tour – Talbot County Historical Society Auditorium
Saturday, May 12th, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
‘Timeless Treasures’ is the theme for the 2018 Talbot County House and Garden Tour. This year’s tour consists of six extraordinary waterfront properties dating as far back as the early 1700’s. Sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club, the tour is part of the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage.


Western Shore

The Walk – Waugh Chapel Towne Center
Thursday, May 10th, 6–8 p.m.
Join the Walk the Walk foundation for their third annual WALK. Walk the Walk Foundation is a Maryland based nonprofit focused on benefiting local children in need. Enjoy a fun evening focused on supporting local children living in need. Together, community can make a difference.

The New Orleans Seafood Festival – National Harbor
Saturday, May 12th, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
For the first time ever, the New Orleans Seafood Festival heads to D.C. Experience authentic New Orleans culture by indulging in cajun and creole food, music, art, and drinks; make sure you stop by the pop-up Bourbon Street Bar and French Market! In true NOLA festival fashion, don't forget to bring your chairs, blankets and umbrella in case it rains.

Springfest Live! Craft Beer Festival – Power Plant Live!
Saturday, May 12th, 3 p.m.
Power Plant Live! presents the second annual Springfest Live! Craft Beer and Music Festival. Grab your friends and listen to live music all day with unlimited samplings of 150+ great beers from 50+ breweries. Other highlights include a souvenir beer tasting glass, games, food vendors, contests, and educational sessions for homebrewing.

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood - Scared Scriptless

Saturday, May 12th, 8 p.m.
Back by popular demand, the stars of the Emmy®-nominated “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” present an evening of extraordinary improv comedy. Using audience contributions to create hilarious and original scenes, don’t miss this side-splitting live version of the hit television game show.