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What's Up? Weekend 10/25/18

Oct 25, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo

November is here and we have a lot to be thankful for, including all the great music coming to Maryland this month. Before you chow down on that turkey, check out some of the bands and musicians headed our way. For a full list of concerts coming to Maryland in November, visit our online calendar at Be sure to listen to the November Music Preview playlist located at the bottom of the page! Here are a few of the great shows coming to the area this month: 

Crack the Sky

Don McLean

Chris Stapleton

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes

Young the Giant

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MTPA Porch Stories: Stories That Scare Us – Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 25th, 7–8:30 p.m.

Join Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts for Stories That Scare Us, an evening of thrilling and frightening tales from the past. Have you ever been stuck upside down on a roller coaster? Was lost in the middle of nowhere? Had an encounter with a UFO? We want to hear your most thrilling and frightening tale. Wear a costume that relates to your story and you will be entered to win a fun prize!

Wynonna & The Big Noise – Rams Head On Stage

Thursday, October 25th, 8 p.m.

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career.

Pumpkin Walk – Hammond-Harwood House

Friday, October 26th, 4–6 p.m.

Join Hammond-Harwood House for its annual Pumpkin Walk. The event will celebrate the season with games and a costume parade around the mansion. This event will also feature several fun activities to introduce children to learning about the architecture of the house.

Howl-o-ween Paw-ty – Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control

Saturday, October 27th, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Join Friends of Anne Arundel Animal Care & Control for their Howl-O-Ween Paw-ty. Celebrate Halloween while enjoying live music, a silent auction, vendors, rescues, costume contest, trick-or-treating, and more.

Annapolis Pride Halloween Party – Eastport Democratic Club

Saturday, October 27th, 7–11 p.m.

Join Annapolis Pride for a Halloween Party featuring food, drinks, a costume contest, and much more. This event is for ages 21+. 

Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash – Quiet Waters Park

Sunday, October 28th, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Bring your dog and join the fun at the 17th annual Howl-O-Week Barkin’ Bash at Quiet Waters Park! Enter your pup into a costume contest or test their training in the skills contests! Enjoy demonstrations, games, raffle drawings, and a variety of dog friendly exhibitors. Park admission fees are waived during event hours.

Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Sunday, October 28th, 12 p.m.

The Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run unites the community in remembering the sacrifices of the heroes of the September 11th attacks and in the wars since. Proceeds support the Travis Manion Foundation programs assisting veterans and families of fallen service members, and promoting character among today’s youth. 

Eastern Shore

Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival – Sultana Education Foundation

Friday, October 26th through Sunday, October 28th, 12 p.m.

Now in its 18th year, Sultana’s Downrigging Weekend Tall Shop and Wooden Boat Festival is one of the largest annual tall ship gatherings in North America and features four days of tall ship sails, deck tours, concerts, lectures, film exhibits, and family activities. 

Halloween BOOnanza! – Talbot County Community Center, Easton

Thursday, October 25th, 6–8 p.m.

Come enjoy this family fun event at the Talbot County Community Center. Trick-or-treat with community vendors, ice skating, face painting, carnival games, photo booth, and much much more. Each child will receive a goodie bag.

Oysterfest – Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Saturday, October 27th, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Sip, slurp, and savor at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest. OysterFest is a celebration of the Chesapeake’s oyster, and this year also means the relaunch of the 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood with her new log-hull bottom. The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and Chesapeake-related documentary screenings. 

Wine Cellarbration – St. Michaels

Saturday, October 27th, 12–6 p.m.

Due to overwhelming demand from the faithful WineFest at St. Michaels fans fans, the WineFest organizing committee has decided to organize a Fall WineFest.  Taste over 50 fabulous international and U.S. wines at this one-day event. This Wine "Cellar"bration is an opportunity to stock your wine cellar before the holiday season!

Western Shore

Sins & Secrets – Historic London Town and Gardens

Friday, October 26th, 6–8 p.m.

Pirates, murder, and scandal aplenty await you on this adults-only, after-hours tour of Historic London Town and Gardens. Explore the dark underbelly of London’s history. Walk the streets of the long dead seaport, discovering its more salacious stories. Learn about headless chickens, forgotten cemeteries, drunken escapades, sheep pirates, and sailors killed by a fowl! Bring back alive the tavern atmosphere with alcoholic drinks and refreshments, included in the price. 

BARCStoberfest – Patterson Park, Baltimore

Saturday, October 27th, 9 a.m.

BARCStoberfest returns with the super popular beer garden, shopping, yoga class, kids scavenger hunt, and the Ready…Set…Sniff! 5K or 1 Mile walk through Patterson Park. Proceeds benefit the lifesaving programs and animal care at the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS).