Learn about the ecology, history and wildlife of the Rhode River and Muddy Creek on a guided canoe trip. Basic paddling instruction provided. Dress for outdoors and bring drinking water and sun- screen. 9-11:30am at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $16 w/age discounts; rsvp: www.serc.si.edu.
The full moon lights the way as you paddle thru Back Creek and the Annapolis harbor at Annapolis Community Boating’s monthly full moon paddle. Bring a dish to share for a BBQ/pot luck dinner before your journey. dusk at 7314 Edgewood Rd., Annapolis. $20 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-703-8243; www.annapolisboating.org.
Devour shrimp, hot dogs, French fries, coleslaw, Texas beans and dessert and wash it down with draft brew at the Curtis B. Wertz Annual Shrimp Feast. 6-8pm at Calvert Elks Lodge, Prince Frederick. $25; rsvp: 410-535-5110; www.calvertelks.com.
Watch the film Lincoln about the political genius of Abraham Lincoln played out in the four months before his assassination. 1-3pm at Southern Library’s new location: 13920 HG Trueman Rd., Solomons:
Annapolis theater under the stars opens with Swing, about the dance and culture’s explosion out of the hotbed of pre-war Harlem. The show is loaded with hot music and dance numbers including It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got that Swing), Throw that Girl Around, Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy and more. Showing thru June 15. Th-Su 8:30pm at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St. $20: 410-268-9212; www.summergarden.com.