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What's Up? Weekend 11/8/18

Nov 08, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo

This Sunday, November 11th, is dedicated to honoring and thanking all military personnel who have served and protected the United States. Here are a few Veterans Day ceremonies, celebrations, and events happening throughout the day.

10th Annual John Ripley Memorial 5K

Veterans Ceremony

Veterans Day Brunch

Veterans Day Concert

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USS Sioux City Commissioning Week – United States Naval Academy

Now through Saturday, November 17th

The new USS Sioux City is one of the Navy’s newest warships. It was built in Marinette, Wisconsin and is a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) that will operate in waters close to the shore. The vessel also has a helicopter pad, a ramp for small boats and can be used by small assault forces. Celebrate the commissioning of the PCU Sioux City with various festivities throughout the week. 


Ice Rink Opening Day – Quiet Waters Park

Friday, November 9th, 1–9 p.m.

Grab your ice skates and join Quiet Waters Park for the opening day of its ice rink. Skates, helmets, and walkers are available for rent, and a variety of food items served by Caliente Grill can be enjoyed in the Café.


Bountiful Harvest 2018 – Akerson Tower at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Friday, November 9th, 6 p.m.

Join Friends of the Light House for its annual Bountiful Harvest. VIP ticket holders will receive early entry at 6 p.m. and advanced access to delicious food provided by top local chefs, a preview of auction items, and a swag bag. All guests will enjoy live music, an open bar, delicious food, and a live auction. Funds raised will support the Light House Shelter.


2018 Veterans Classic – Navy Alumni Hall

Friday, November 9th, 6 p.m.

The Navy and University of Maryland men's basketball teams with square off on the court for the first time since 1985 during the 2018 Veterans Classic. The Terps and Midshipmen will play at 8:30 p.m. following Providence vs. Wichita State at 6 p.m. 


St. Andrew’s Day School Turkey Trot – Saint Andrew’s Day School, Edgewater

Saturday, November 10th, 8–10 a.m.

Join Saint Andrew's Day School for its 5th Annual Turkey Trot and 1 Mile Fun Run. The course runs through the lovely Gingerville neighborhood. Proceeds from the race benefit the Saint Andrew's Day School sports programs.


Annapolis Running Classic – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Saturday, November 10th, 7:30 a.m.

The Annapolis Running Classic offers both a Half Marathon and 10K with beautiful views of the state capital. After the race, enjoy delicious soup, craft beers, fresh oyster, live music, and more.


Eastern Shore

Waterfowl Festival – Downtown Easton

Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th

The 48th Annual Waterfowl Festival is a community-wide, three-day event that promotes wildlife conservation, the art of sporting culture, and life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Experience wildlife art; buy, sell, and trade antique decoys and hunting artifacts; and watch dock dogs, retriever, fishing, and birds of prey demonstrations. New this year is the “Beer Wetland”, which will feature local craft beers and food in a fun atmosphere.


Goosebump Jump – Betterton Beach, Betterton

Saturday, November 10th, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Join the Kent Center for its 12th annual Goosebump Jump. Make a team, gather support, and ready your costumes for a quick dip in the Bay for a good cause. Proceeds from this event will provide flexible and accessible transportation options to promote community inclusion and independence.


Storm Warriors 5K Run-Walk – Ocean City Boardwalk

Saturday, November 10th, 9 a.m.

Visitors and residents are invited to celebrate and support history at the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum’s Storm Warriors 5K run and walk. All proceeds from the event will go to the Life-Saving Station Museum for exhibits, artifact collection and building upkeep.


Annual Model Boat Show – Oxford Community Center

Friday, November 10th, 12–4 p.m.

The Model Boat Show returns for its sixth year. This free event is open to the public, and features model builders from throughout the region, model-making demonstrations, and kids’ activities.


Brew & Oyster Brawl – Tidewater Inn, Easton

Saturday, November 10th, 3–6 p.m.

Join the Tidewater Inn in downtown Easton during the Waterfowl Festival for the 7th Annual Brew & Oyster Brawl. Enjoy live music by Mule Train, a stationed menu featuring oysters every which way, and an open beer and wine bar.


Western Shore

Maryland Irish Festival – Maryland State Fairgrounds

Friday, November 9th, 6–11 p.m.

The 45th annual Maryland Irish Festival returns to the Timonium Fairgrounds. Enjoy traditional Irish food and drinks, performances by internationally-recognized musical groups, children’s activities, cultural exhibits from Ireland, festive contests, various vendors, and more.


Vine Arts – The Vineyards at Dodon

Saturday, November 10th, 12:30–4 p.m.

Wine, food, art... what more could you need? Join The Arc Central Chesapeake Region for its second annual Vine Arts. Enjoy great food, Dodon wine, and a pop-up gallery where you can purchase art from talented local artists. At the end of the day, bid on a live plein air piece painted at the event!