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June 2013

BIG Book Sale

Browse over 70,000 lightly used books at the BIG Book Sale, with books priced from $.50 to $1.50 and bags of books less. Proceeds fund overseas shipment of Books for International Goodwill. 8am-2pm at 2000 Capital Dr., Annapolis: 410-293-6865. 

AACo. Farm Day at the Market

Find fresh local produce, munch on Baker Bee cookies, dance to live music and enjoy pony rides, face painting and more at Anne Arundel County’s Farm Day at the Market. 7am-noon at the corner of Riva Rd. and Harry S Truman Pkwy., Annapolis: 410-349-0317;

2nd Star’s Camelot

“2nd Star’s Camelotis rich not only in sound but also in spectacle, with garlands and glitter, jugglers and masqueraders,” writess Bay Weekly reviewer Jane Elkin of the classic story of King Arthur and the knights of the roundtable. Read the full review at under the arts & culture tab. Showing thru June 29. FSa 8pm; Su 3pm at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Rt. 3, Bowie. $20: 410-757-5700;

Twin Beach Players’ Production

Watch as honorable Jack balances a double life with his alter-ego Earnest, a pleasure-seeking scallywag, and learns his origins. Twin Beach Players produces Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest thru June 30. FSa 7pm; Su 2pm at North Beach’s Girls and Boys Club, 9021 Dayton Ave. $12 w/discounts; rsvp: 

String of Pearls Scavenger Hunt

Join The String of Pearls scavenger hunt to find and identify plein air paintings of newly preserved Eastern Shore land tracts and win a necklace of freshwater pearls by Ron George Jewelers. Read more on page 8in this week’s paper. 4pm. Winner announced at Sunday’s reception (4:30-6:30pm) and original paintings of Pearls offered for sale, with 40 percent of the price split between String of Pearls and the Eastern Shore Land Conservation at MFA’s Circle Gallery, Annapolis: 410-268-4566.

Worth the Trip to Viking Ship • free

Meet the Viking crew from the 40-foot Norseman ship and learn how Vikings lived 1,000 years ago. Then go for a ride. 9am-6pm at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels: 410-745-2916;

Gallery Row Red Carpet

Walk the red carpet down Annapolis Gallery Row, stopping at Whitehall Gallery, Annapolis Collection Gallery, Back Creek Books and 49 West for music, art reception and refreshments. 8-11pm along West St., Annapolis: 410-280-1414; 

333 Coffeehouse

This month, the OCEAN Quartet performs a Celtic, folk and rock fusion. 7:30pm at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Rd., Annapolis. $10 w/discounts: 443-333-9613; 

Midsummer’s Eve Party • free

Celebrate the Summer Solstice in the garden with poetry and fairy folk. 7-9pm at Annapolis Bookstore, 35 Maryland Ave.: 410-280-2339;

Footworks FUNraiser

Enjoy an evening of live music, dancing and fun to benefit Footworks Arts and Education mission to make music and dance accessible and affordable. 7-9pm at Severna Park Community Center. $15 w/age discounts: 410-647-5863;