The 4th Annual SPCA Puppy Plunge is this Sunday! The 25th Annapolis Art Walk is this evening. And More!
The 3rd Annual Annapolis Irish Festival will take over the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville this weekend. The event, which drew over 22,000 people last year, will benefit the Hospice of the Chesapeake, the Wellness House of Annapolis, St. Jude Hospital for Children and the Chesapeake Bay Trust.
The Orioles and the Nationals learned who would represent them in the MLB All-Star game. Alex Ovechkin managed to be named to the NHL All-Star team at two positions. The Capitals and Wizards continue to make roster news. The Bayhawks earned consecutive wins for the first time since May while Mystics head coach Mike Thilbault makes WNBA History.
Our list of can’t-miss special events and activities from the region to enjoy for the rest of 2013.
This week, an ordinary Thursday will miraculously transform into a 24-hour span of bustling patriotism highlighted by fireworks, parades, cookouts, and summertime celebrations. What’s Up? has a breakdown of the best local spots to enjoy Independence Day.
The Orioles and the Nationals ended their weeks on high notes after topping division rivals. The Wizards and Capitals took part in their respective drafts. The Bayhawks earned their way to the good side of .500 while leading the MLL in All-Star nominations. The Baysox had an eventful weekend, including a no-hitter and several pros rehabbing at the AA level.
This week marks the start of Paint Annapolis 2013, an annual event profiling the Annapolis scenery through paint and canvas. Run by Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, the event begins with three days (June 26-28) of outdoor artists documenting the bountiful landscape Annapolis has to offer.
The Orioles hit a road block this weekend against the hottest team in the baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays, who have won 11 straight games. The Nationals aren’t showing any signs of improving yet. A Redskins legend retires. D.C. United does something they haven’t done in over three months. The Bayhawks drop another heartbreaker while the Mystics waste away a great start to the season with a rough road trip. The Baysox are showing signs of life and Navy football takes a hit to its image.
The Washington Capitals made news despite not being in the Stanley Cup. The Orioles continue to play orange-hot baseball and the Nationals returned two starting pitchers from the disabled list.
For nine hours, Eastport will transform from a quiet, quaint Annapolis community to the source of one of the most bustling and beloved annual street festivals Maryland has to offer.