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What's Up? Weekend 6/28/18

Jun 28, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo


2018 Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series – Annapolis City Dock

Thursday, June 28th, 7 p.m.

Music will once again sooth our souls this summer on the City Dock .The 2018 Rock the Dock Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday with live music from the very popular Eastport Oyster Boys. 

Altar Boyz – Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Thursday, June 28th through Sunday, July 1st, 8:30 p.m.

Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national “Raise the Praise” tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham. With tight harmonies and spectacular choreography, the Boyz do their best to spread the word of God through pious pop music, including signature hits such as “Rhythm In Me,” “The Calling,” “Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phone,” and “I Believe”.

Tides and Tunes Summer Concert Series – Annapolis Maritime Museum

Thursday, June 28th, 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 weekend, enjoy live music by Sean Hetrick & The Leftovers.

Peacherine Ragtime Society Free Summer Concert Series – Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Friday, June 29th, 7 p.m.

The Peacherine Ragtime Society kicks off its free summer concert series this weekend. The orchestra will provide a fun night of patriotic ragtime and jazz music for all ages. Accompanying the music, the short 1920 Buster Keaton silent film “One Week” will be shown during the performance. Free popcorn will be offered and wine and beer will be available for purchase. 

Eastern Shore

MD State Championship Junior Sailing Regatta – Rock Hall Yacht Club

Thursday, June 28th and Friday, June 29th, 9 a.m.

The Rock Hall Yacht Club hosts the 2018 Maryland State Championship Junior Sailing Regatta! This is a an annual regatta held on the Chesapeake Bay and typically draws 125 to 150+ Optimist, Laser Radial, and C420 racers and their families and coaches from around our region. This will be an event to see from the Chester River or from land at the RHYC

Easton Carnival and Fourth of July Celebration – Town of Easton

Thursday, June 28th through Sunday, July 1st, 6–10 p.m.

Easton’s annual Carnival and Fourth of July Celebration, which averages over 10,000 attendees, offers a week-long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, the food, and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music.

Big Band & Fireworks 2018 – Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels

Saturday, June 30th, 7–10 p.m.

The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets for an evening of music, dancing, and fireworks along the Miles River. Food, ice cream, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase during the event.

Waterman’s Day – The Bulkhead, Rock Hall

Sunday, July 1st, 12 p.m. 

Join in on the fun as Rock Hall honors and celebrates its tradition as a working waterfront. Competitions include an anchor toss and boat docking. Food and drink are available on-site.

Western Shore

Smithsonian Folklife Festival – National Mall, Washington

Thursday, June 27th through Sunday, June 30th, 11 a.m.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National Mall of the United States in Washington, D.C., by the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Columbia Festival of the Arts – Columbia

Thursday, June 28th through Saturday, June 30th

The Columbia Festival of the Arts is a two-week summer festival that provides unique arts and entertainment experiences for the region surrounding Columbia, Maryland area. The Festival creates a world class celebration of the arts and entertainment that attracts, engages and inspires the broad and diverse community it serves.

Severna Park Restaurant Week – Various Locations

Sunday, July 1st through Saturday, July 7th

The Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce is hosting restaurant week from July 1st through July 7th. Restaurant Week is a week-long, summer affair for family and friends across the area. Participating restaurants will be offering special promotions for the event.