What's Up? Weekend 6/14/18
Jun 14, 2018 04:00PM ● Published by Brian Saucedo
Thursday, June 14th, 6–9 p.m.
Party the night away with What’s Up? Media’s Best Of winners and readers. Throw on your favorite nautical attire and enjoy an evening of award winning food and drink samples from the best local restaurants, music and dancing all night, and much more. This year’s silent auction will benefit the YWCA of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County and Haven Ministries.
Thursday, June 14th, 7 p.m.
The Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series offers 10 weeks of popular music–from rock to folk to jazz–with the incomparable backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay. This week, enjoy live music by Sweet Leda!
Saturday, June 16th, 7:30 a.m.
185 for Heroes, with Anne Arundel Striders, will be sponsoring a Half-Marathon and 10k race to remember the three Sailors from Maryland that passed away during the June 2017 collision of the USS FITZGERALD and the August 2017 collision of the USS JOHN S. MCCAIN. A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to a non-profit organization of the families of the fallen Sailors’ choosing. The rest of the race proceeds will go to the non-profit organization, 185 For Heroes, to support wounded, injured, and ill veterans and their caretakers.
Saturday, June 16th, 1–5 p.m.
Celebrate Summer and all things Rosé as we DRINK PINK on the Creek! The gardens of the Historic Charles Carroll House, a picturesque waterfront setting on Spa Creek, will be transformed into the rosé picnic party of the summer! The afternoon will be a lawn party to remember, filled with pink sips, lawn games, great music and dancing, and delicious food. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Foundation for Community Betterment, a network of generous individuals who believe a simple gesture that touches just one life can positivity impact an entire community.
Sunday, June 17th, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Celebrate dad with a three-hour brunch cruise in Annapolis. The cruise includes a free Bloody Mary or Mimosa and delicious food including homemade scones, quiche lorraine squares, baked citrus salmon with hearty bread, grilled flank steak, fresh fruit salad, orange juice and homemade biscotti.
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.
Every day through June 16th
The National Music Festival in Chestertown, MD, is a world-class celebration of music, bringing together professional mentors and gifted apprentice musicians on the cusp of their professional careers. The two groups rehearse and perform together throughout Kent County in orchestral, chamber, and solo repertoire.
Saturday, June 16th, 11 a.m.
Juneteenth, one of the most important African American holidays in the country, marks the abolition of slavery. The Celebration will commemorate Emancipation Day, celebrate the significant contributions of African Americans in our country, and reflect on the common values that we share as a community.
Friday, June 15th & Saturday, June 16th, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, June 17th, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Wooden and fiberglass classics, vintage racers, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for the 31st annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival and the Arts at Navy Point in St. Michaels, Md. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society, this Father’s Day weekend event brings a sense of nostalgia to the Miles River and CBMM’s docks and campus, drawing some of the area’s finest classic boats, nautical and maritime treasures, entertainment, food, and libations to this waterfront festival.
Saturday, June 16th, 7 p.m.
Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world's greatest rock bands -- Def Leppard and Journey -- are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour. The tour will feature complete sets and all-new production from both bands, and an arsenal of their hits such as "Pour Some Sugar on Me," "Lights," "Photograph," "Don't Stop Believin'," "Rock of Ages" and "Faithfullly."
Sunday, June 17th, 8 p.m.
Irish rockers U2 continue the North American leg of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour with a performance at Capital One Arena. The eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour will serve as a sequel to 2015’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour.