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What's Up? Weekend 6/7/18

Jun 07, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo
Thursday, June 14th marks the 15th annual What’s Up? Media Best Of Party. This yearly event celebrates our Best Of winners and our amazing readers. In honor of this exciting milestone, let’s take a trip back to yesteryear and reflect on the best of Best Of. 


Latitude Adjustment Party – Eastport Yacht Club

Thursday, June 7th, 5–10 p.m.

Combine a parking lot full of marine tradesmen, sailboat racers, friends looking for a great Thursday night party, a terrific band and delicious food and drink ... what do you get? The EYC Latitude Adjustment Party (formerly known as the Spring Cotillion)! Don't miss the fun, the naming of the 2018 Wizards, and the opportunity to help raise money for the Foundation.

Fashion for A Cause – Johnson Porsche of Annapolis

Thursday, June 7th, 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Doing good never looked so great: After a decade of combining a showcase for summer’s hottest looks with a chance to help children, Hospice of the Chesapeake has mastered the formula for Annapolis’ hottest red-carpet fashion event. Get a look at what you’ll be seeing this summer in the city, on the beach and at parties as models take to the runway for this high energy show. Then stay on for the party with signature cocktails and delicious savory and sweet bites. Proceeds from the event will go to Chesapeake Kids, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake, designed to support children who are living with illness, dealing with the illness of a family member and who are grieving the loss of a loved one

Bands in the Sand – Philip Merrill Environmental Center

Saturday, June 9th, 5–9 p.m.

Please join the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering grilled food. This even event will help raise critical funding to Save the Bay! 

Maryland Food Truck Festival – Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds

Sunday, June 10th, 12–9 p.m.

Head to Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds to enjoy some of the best food trucks around! Featuring over 35 trucks, live music, craft beer, local spirits & wine, helicopter rides, zip lines and an area just for the kids! Choose from more than 35 amazing food trucks offering a wide variety of cuisine.

13th Annual Eastport Home & Garden Tour – Eastport

Sunday, June 10th, 1–5 p.m.

This year, Eastport turns 150 -- and what better way to celebrate than to experience a unique set of historic properties on the picturesque Horn Point peninsula! join the Eastport Civic Association for the 13th annual Eastport Home and Garden Tour. You’ll get an inside look at buildings that have stood the test of time, and along the way you’ll learn stories of Eastport’s rich history and the people who settled here. The tour will also showcase incredible renovations that have brought these properties new life. And it will feature a few of Eastport’s most beautiful gardens!

Concert in the Park – Quiet Waters Park

Sunday, June 10th, 5 p.m.

Join Annapolis Opera for our Concert in the Park, a free outdoor concert of opera, operetta, and musical theatre favorites! Pack a picnic, bring a chair, and enjoy a concert at Quiet Waters Park.

Eastern Shore

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival – Various Locations Throughout Talbot County

Every day through June 17th

The 33rd Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will be held in Talbot County from June 5th through June 17th. Musicians from the world’s stages will perform works of both familiar and lesser known composers of the past and present over two music-filled weeks. Artists and musical ensembles will perform nine concerts featuring a wide range of works by Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Mahler, Norman, Prokofiev and more. 

Downtown Salisbury Festival – Salisbury

Friday, June 8th, 6–9 p.m.; Saturday, June 9th, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday, June 10th, 12–5 p.m.

The Downtown Salisbury Festival returns for a weekend of fun! The party will take place along E. Market Street. Enjoy new and exciting carnival rides, great food from popular food trucks, live music, plenty of vendors, and more. 

Rock Hall Rockfish Tournament – Rock Hall Marina

Friday, June 8th through Sunday, June 10th, 8 a.m.

The Maryland Watermen Association hosts the 2018 Rock Hall Rockfish Tournament. For the third year in a row, the tournament will have two tagged $20K prize fish. Payouts will be given to 1st through 4th places each day, and on for the highest accumulated weight for all three days. Trophies will be awarded to children who place, and all kids who participate with receive a certificate. 

Music in the Park – Fountain Park, Chestertown

Saturday, June 9th, 7–8:30 p.m.

Taking place on alternate summer Saturdays, these concerts highlight all types of music including big band, jazz, bluegrass and rock. Enjoy these free performances from your lawn chair.

Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Triathlon – Cambridge

Sunday, June 10th, 8 a.m.

Watch the excitement as triathletes from all over the world take on a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, and 13.1-mile run. The triathletes swim 1.2 miles in the waters of the Choptank, cycle 56 miles through the stunning Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and run 13.1 miles through the streets of the town — 70.3 miles in all.

Western Shore

9th Annual Piney Orchard Street Festival – Odenton 

Saturday, June 9th, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

This annual event has grown each year and is typically attended by over 8,000 people. The Piney Orchard Community Association has been able to offer attendees great food, games, prize raffles, live music, children’s entertainment, face painting, and so much more due to the generous support of sponsors and vendor participation.

Books in Bloom – Downtown Columbia Lakefront, Columbia

Sunday, June 10th, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

The second annual Books in Bloom book festival returns with an all-star lineup of authors. Books in Bloom will bring together some of the country’s best and brightest authors for a daylong festival featuring readings, panel discussions, children’s activities and readings, and a pop-up bookstore by Politics & Prose. Authors include Edwidge Danticat, Amanda Lucidon, Jennifer Palmieri, and more.