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What's Up? Weekend 10/11

Oct 11, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo
Eric Hutchinson and his band The Believers have been entertaining audiences for over a decade with their genre-blending sound and lively concerts, filled with humor, storytelling, and, of course, great music. 

Hutchinson has toured and performed with several well-known artists including Jason Mraz, Amos Lee, Ingrid Michaelson, O.A.R, and Michael Franti. 

Eric Hutchinson and The Believers will be performing at The Lincoln Theatre on Friday, October 12th, 8 p.m., and Rams Head on Stage on Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th, 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the Lincoln Theatre concert and can $35 for the Rams Head concerts. 


What's Up? Media's Whiskey & Spirits Festival – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Akerson Tower

Thursday, October 11th, 6–9 p.m.

What's Up? Media is hosting its second annual Whiskey & Spirits Festival at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Akerson Tower Club. Attendees will enjoy live music, light bites & sips of premium whiskey, bourbon, vodka, rum and more!

United States Powerboat Show – Annapolis City Dock

Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

The United States Powerboat Show returns to the historic seaport of Annapolis. See more than 650 boats of every size, shop from all the major powerboat manufacturers, climb aboard hundreds of center consoles, tour brokerage boats, and try before you buy at the demo dock.

Hope Re-imagined: Night in Havana – The Byzantium Event Center

Saturday, October 13th, 6:30–10:30 p.m.

Arundel Lodge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides treatment programs and services for more than 3,000 children, adults and families a year impacted by mental health and substance use disorders. Enjoy an evening of great food, salsa dancing, entertainment, and auctions to raise awareness, eliminate stigma, and raise funds for community members in need. Call-for-a-Cause benefits veterans and their families.

Stepping Out For Breast Cancer – Hotel Annapolis

Sunday, October 14th, 12 p.m.

Join Stepping Out For Breast Cancer, an organization with over 25 years of service providing direct support for the greater Annapolis community, for its annual fundraiser. This event will include boutique and holiday shopping, entertainment and savory treats. This year, all funds raised will be donated to the Rebecca Fortney Breast Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center. 

Eastern Shore

Chesapeake Film Festival – Various Locations in Talbot County 

Now through Sunday, October 14th

This long weekend is a celebration of storytelling and filmmaking including workshops, guest speakers, director Q&A’s and jam-packed cinematic discovery. Join thousands of film lovers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore at the Chesapeake Film Festival, where great stories begin.

2018 Star World Championship Regatta – Tred Avon Yacht Club, Oxford

Now through Monday, October 15th

The 2018 Star World Championship Regatta, hosted by Tred Avon Yacht Club in Oxford. This event will be spectacular with outstanding sailing in a fun and social venue, hosted by an experienced racing club.

Good Beer Festival – Pemberton Historical Park, Salisbury

Friday, October 12th, 5–10 p.m. & Saturday, October 13th, 12:30–5:30 p.m.

Wicomico County’s Good Beer Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury. The festival features over 80 different American craft brews, including a local beer garden featuring Eastern Shore breweries. Attendees can enjoy pro brewer beer talks, a home brew competition, live music, carnival-inspired beer games, and a sports zone. 

Rock Hall Fallfest

Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrate family, community, and oysters during Rock Hall FallFest on Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. right in the heart of Main Street. Enjoy a wonderful mix of music on two different stages, 35 craft booths, delicious food, and plenty of activities for the kids. The event is free to attend, and will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit 

Fairyfest – Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely

Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Bring your wings for a day of magic! Follow a trail of fairy houses along enchanted forest paths, hunt for gnomes in the Funshine Garden, and join in a meadow maypole dance. Live entertainment includes performances by Shore Shakespeare and the Sammati dance troupe of Caroline County. Unicorn rides, fairy accessories, and refreshments--including ice cream from Nice Farms Creamery--will be available for an additional fee. 

Nanticoke River Jamboree – Handsell National Register Historic Site, Vienna

Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.

This fun-filled celebration for the whole family features performers and historical re-enactors, demonstrations, traditional 18th and 19th-century crafts, puppeteers and puppet-making, kite flying, Native American culture, musical entertainment, and food and refreshments. You can also tour the Handsell house — open only a couple of times a year to the public until its restoration is complete.

Hot Sauce & Mollusk Fest – Downtown Cambridge

Sunday, October 14th, 1–6 p.m.

Head to Cambridge for the 6th annual Hot Sauce & Mollusk Festival. Wild and farmed oysters may still be the biggest attraction of the day, but this year the event will also offer conch, octopus, periwinkles, cuttlefish, snails and clams. Local legends Bird Dog and the Road Kings will provide live music, and there will be many children activities available.

Western Shore

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party – Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore

Thursday, October 11th, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 12th, 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, October 14th, 12 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts!

Greater Maryland Heart Walk – Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore

Saturday, October 13th, 8 a.m.

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. Join the Heart Walk, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to lead a heart healthy life and become healthy for good. Remember- we're not only raising funds, we're raising heartbeats!

Literacy Lights the Way 5K Walk-A-Thon

Saturday, October 13th, 8:30–11 a.m.

Join the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council for its third annual Literacy Lights the Way 5K Walk-A-Thon. The walk will take place on the beautiful Baltimore and Annapolis Trail between Marley Station Mall and Jumpers Hole Road in Glen Burnie. 

Immersion Day – Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater

Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Immerse yourself in London Town, circa 1770. Chat with tailors, shoemakers, teachers, cooks, servants, and merchants who sleep in the cold and huddle over the fire. They eat only period dishes and live as close to the eighteenth century style as possible.

Bastard's Road Fundraising Event – Jimmy’s Famous Seafood, Baltimore

Saturday, October 13th, 6 p.m.

Head to Jimmy's Seafood to help raise money for Bastards' Road, a documentary about a soldier with PTSD and his journey to overcome it. All proceeds will go towards putting the finishing touches on the film as well as assisting with the fees to get it to the film festival. You can make a difference! Food, beer, and wine are included in the ticket price. There will be a cash bar for liquor.

Komen Maryland Race for the Cure – Columbia Gateway

Sunday, October 14th, 7 a.m.

Join the 26th Annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. Walk or run in the recreational 5K or one-mile course while raising funds that save lives. Proceeds support local breast health programs and help fund national research into the cures for breast cancer. After the race, enjoy food, music, survivor recognition, and kids' activities.