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What's Up? Weekend 7/26

Jul 26, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo


Annapolis Rising – Calvert and West Street

Saturday, July 28th, 12 p.m.

Join the City of Annapolis for Annapolis Rising: A Benefit Concert for the Capital Gazette, The First Responders, and Free Press. The concert will be headlined by Maryland-based rock group Good Charlotte and will also include performances by several local bands and musicians. Guest speakers include Washington Post Editor Marty Baron and comedian Jordan Klepper. Proceeds will benefit the Capital Gazette Families Fund and Capital Gazette Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Annapolis Chamber Music Festival: The Color of Sound – Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis

Saturday, July 28th, 7:30 p.m.

Twelve young classical musicians from around the world come together every August to bring the best of chamber music, old and new, to the capital of Maryland. The works chosen for The Color of Sound are written in different styles and time periods, yet they all derive beauty from skillfully mixing the distinctive sounds of each instrument into unusual combinations.

Clicquot on the Creek – Historic Charles Carrol House & Gardens

Saturday, July 28th, 2–5 p.m.

Clicquot on the Creek returns this year to the expansive lawn of the Historic Charles Carroll House in downtown Annapolis. Don't miss this grand summer lawn party, complete with tastings of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, entertainment, lawn games, food, and more. This year, a portion of the proceeds will go to a local non-profit, the Chesapeake K-9 Fund.

Chesapeake Bayhawks vs. Denver Outlaws – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Saturday, July 28th, 7 p.m.

Head to Navy-Marine Corps Stadium to watch the Bayhawks take on the Denver Outlaws during their last home game of the 2018 season.

Annapolis Sailor's Triathlon – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Sunday, July 28th, 8 a.m.

One of the most scenic triathlons in the Mid-Atlantic! Swim 500m at the end of City Dock, next to the Naval Academy. Bike out of town into Anne Arundel County to Greenbury Point, where you have the option of a 20k road-only course, or take a 16k hybrid bike off road onto the hard packed gravel and dirt trail, where you have a great view of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Finish off a great sprint triathlon with a great post-race party! Join your friends and the Annapolis community for food, Michelob Ultra and non-alcoholic beverages, and fun.

Eastern Shore

Big Fish Classic – Ocean City

Friday, July 27th through Sunday, July 29th, 7 a.m.

The Big Fish Classic is back in Ocean City for its 5th year. Watch teams search for the heaviest fish in the Atlantic Ocean during three days of fun, friendship, and competition. 

Chestertown After Dark – Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District

Friday, July 27th, 5–9 p.m.

Head to Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District for an evening of shopping, food, and fun. This is a night of amazing shopping and fabulous entertainment. Stores are opening their doors and offering deep discounts on the latest styles and trends in fashion, homeware, giftware, music, and crafts.Enjoy wine and spirits from local wineries and distilleries, and food from local restaurants and food trucks. 

Cowboy Junkies – Avalon Theatre, Easton

Thursday, July 27th, 8 p.m.

Hailing from Canada, Cowboy Junkies have earned both critical acclaim and legions of fans with their alternative country/blues/folk rock since they first hit the music scene in the mid-‘80s.

Thunder on the Choptank – Great Marsh Park, Cambridge

Saturday, July 28th through Sunday, July 29th, 11 a.m.

Thunder on the Narrows has moved to Cambridge and become Thunder on the Choptank. Spend a weekend watching boats race on Hambrooks Bay off the Choptank River. Hosted by the Kent Narrows Racing Association with help from the Cambridge Power Boat Racing Association, this event will feature inboard, and vintage boats. Bring the whole family to Great Marsh Park to watch the action. 

Western Shore

Jay-Z and Beyoncé – FedEx Field, Hyattsville

Friday, July 27th & Saturday, July 28th, 7:30 p.m.

JAY-Z AND BEYONCÉ are joining forces for the newly announced OTR II stadium tour. This weekend they bring their tour to Maryland, playing two shows at FedEx Field.

Trifecta Food Truck Festival – Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium

Saturday, July 28th, 12–9 p.m.

The Maryland State Fairgrounds will host over 35 of Maryland’s favorite food trucks during the 2018 Trifecta Food Truck and Music Festival. Now in its third year, the Trifecta Food Truck Festival boasts plenty of activities for both children and adults, including a mechanical bull, dunk tank, moon bounces, and a pie eating contest. Enjoy delicious dining options, live music, and local craft beers. 

Hop(e), Skip & Jump 5K and Fun Walk – Kinder Park Farm, Millersville

Saturday, July 28th, 8 a.m.

Join Anne Arundel Recreation and Parks for the annual Hope(e), Skip & Jump 5K and Fun Walk. The 5K race course is on a combination of paved roadways and off-road trails throughout the park. Participants may run or walk and will be timed. All proceeds from the race go to Recreation Deeds for Special Needs, a local non-profit dedicated to making recreation and leisure opportunities accessible to all Anne Arundel County residents. 

Vans Warped Tour – Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia

Sunday, July 29th, 11 a.m.

Over the past two decades, Vans Warped Tour has built a legacy as the must attend summer festival for rock and music lovers alike. Now, Warped Tour hits the road for its 24th and final tour. Vans Warped Tour comes to Merriweather Post Pavilion this weekend for a day full of great music.