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What's Up? Weekend Summer Solstice 6/21/18

Jun 21, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo


Symphony Solstice: A Musical Cruise on the Severn – Watermark Cruises

Thursday, June 21st, 6–9 p.m.

Kick off your summer in style with the Annapolis Symphony and Watermark! A musical cruise aboard the grand and elegant Catherine Marie. An experience that only Annapolis can offer, enjoy the longest day of the year on the water with delicious hors d’oeuvres, a wine tasting, and world-class entertainment provided by the Annapolis Symphony Brass Quintet. An outside top deck provides 360-degree views of the magnificent Chesapeake Bay where you can enjoy the sunset and stars.

South Moon Under Celebrates 50 Years – South Moon Under

Thursday, June 21st through Sunday, June 24th, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

Leading fashion retailer South Moon Under is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer.  The celebration begins over the Summer Solstice weekend when all South Moon under stores and, will offer exclusive promotions and giveaways, plus an opportunity to win a $500 shopping spree.

The Promise Ride – South River High School

Saturday, June 23rd, 7 a.m.

Susan G. Komen Maryland hosts their third annual Promise Ride. Enjoy a 12, 35, or 65-mile ride through beautiful scenic roads in southern Anne Arundel County. The courses will feature themed rest stops every 12 to 15 miles on the long courses, and halfway through the 12-mile route. Be sure to enjoy breakfast and a post-race celebration on the start/finish site. 

Eastport A Rockin' – Eastport

Saturday, June 23rd, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.

Annapolis’ home-grown local musical is back! Indulge in a full day of summertime fun at Eastport A Rockin’. Held on Back Creek in Annapolis’ historic maritime district of Eastport, this daylong festival features over 35 bands demonstrating the diversity and breadth of music on four different stages.

4th Annual Pints for Paws Festival – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Saturday, June 23rd, 2–6 p.m.

The Annapolis Homebrew Club is excited to announce that the much-beloved community event, Pints for Paws Homebrewing and Craft Beer Festival, will return for a 4th year. All proceeds from the event go directly the SPCA of Anne Arundel County!

Eastern Shore

Chris Trapper – Avalon Theatre, Easton

Thursday, June 21st, 8 p.m.

Trapper’s live show is a favorite among fans of alt-acoustic music. His onstage persona is warm and inclusive, his organic understanding of classic pop melody, infectious. Audience members seem to particularly appreciate the lighthearted moments with the ukulele.

Trappe Volunteer Fire Company Old Tyme Fair – Trappe Volunteer Fire Company

Thursday, June 21st through Saturday, June 23rd, 6–10 p.m.

Bring the whole family to the annual Trappe Volunteer Fire Company’s Old Tyme Fair! Enjoy great food with nightly specials, hay rides, fire truck rides and games for everyone. Look for raffles, and Little & Miss Trappe contests and plenty more free entertainment. Don’t forget the parade Saturday evening!

Paddle Jam – Easton Point Marina

Saturday, June 23rd, 3 p.m.

Paddlers will launch kayaks, canoes, or paddleboards from Easton Point Marina to enjoy a leisurely 6 mile paddle along the Tred Avon River. Paddlers will end back at Easton Point Marina where there will be live music, food, beverages, games and great prizes.

Bay to Bay Ride – Betterton Volunteer Fire Company 

Sunday, June 24th, 7 a.m.

The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to their summer bicycling challenge supporting Leader Dogs for the Blind, the Bay to Bay Ride. Now in its 33rd year, the tour consists of five routes between 26 and 102 miles in length. As you ride, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the farmlands, old country homes, and quaint towns of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. 

Western Shore

Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival – Rash Field, Baltimore

Saturday, June 23rd, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. & 5–9 p.m.

Enjoy tons of summertime fun when the largest crab feast on the East Coast comes to Baltimore. The festival is an all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza complete with over 65,000 crabs, over 50 beers and wines, arts and crafts vendors, live music, family fun, and so much more. 

Paramore – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia

Saturday, June 23rd, 7 p.m.

Following their massively successful “Tour Two” last fall, GRAMMY® Award-winning band Paramore today announce their 2018 North American “After Laughter Summer Tour”. Foster The People will join the summer amphitheater and arena tour, which head to Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia this weekend. 

Harry Styles – Capital One Arena, Washington

Sunday, June 24th, 8 p.m.

Harry Styles' self-titled debut album was released May 12th and soared to the top of the charts around the world. In the U.S. it topped the Billboard 200 album chart with over 230,000 equivalent album units sold and 193,000 traditional albums sold, making history as the biggest debut sales week for a U.K. male artist's first full-length album since Nielsen Music began tracking sales in 1991. Harry Styles brings his tour to Washington, D.C.’s Capital One Arena this weekend.