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July 2013

Kayak Voyage

Ages 12 and up kayak along the Bay shore, stopping to hunt for fossils. Kayaks provided; bring a snack and plenty of water. Paddling experience required for this strenuous journey or portage. 8am-noon at Flag Ponds Park Nature Park, Lusby. $20 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

Lighthouse Adventure

See six Bay lighthouses — Bloody Point, Cove Point, Drum Point, Shady Point, Sharpes Island and Thomas Point — on a southern Chesapeake lighthouse cruise. Stop for lunch at TBD location (additional fee) and sightseeing. 7:45am-4:30pm from Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. $130 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-326-2042: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

VBS 2013: Upward Bound

Event Date:  July 22, 2013 - 8:45am - July 26, 2013 - 8:45am Vacation Bible School: Upward Bound Sunday, July 21, 6:45 pm – Opening Program Monday- Friday July 22 – 26, 8:45 am – 12:15 pm - Daily Activities Come climb to the summit! Upward Bound's exciting backpacking adventure theme takes its cue from the Ultimate Expedition - Jesus leaving the heights of Heaven, journeying on earth to accomplish our salvation, and returning victorious to His heavenly Summit. Location Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church 4012 Birdsville Rd Davidsonville, MD 21035 United States See map: Google Maps

Distance Festival 5K

Run a scenic two-loop course with Annapolis Striders thru the Wardour neighborhood of West Annapolis. Women start at 7:45am; men at 8:30am at West Annapolis Elementary. $20 w/rsvp discounts: www.annapolisstriders.org.

Infinity Theatre Company’s She Loves Me

Travel back to the 1930s as two Maraczek’s Parfumerie workers escape from the stress of one another with anonymous pen pals, who happen — surprise! — to be each other. Naturally, they unsuspectingly fall in love. Infinity Theatre’s She Loves Me plays thru August 4. Th 2pm and7pm; FSa 8pm; Su 2pm at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Rd., Annapolis.

Bowie Theatre’s Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

Marjorie Taub’s perfect Upper West Side life — filled with a marriage to a successful doctor, high-profile parties at the Met and performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music — is shaken when a childhood friend reappears. Bowie Community Theatre’s production of Tale of the Allergist’s Wife plays thru July 27. FSa 8pm; Su 2pm at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie.

Annapolis Irish Festival

Whether you count yourself among the 32 million Americans who claim Irish roots or the 300 million others who wish they could, you’ll find a comfortable connection with the Emerald Isle at Annapolis Irish Festival this weekend. But you’ll have to stretch your idea of the Ould Sod to keep up with a culture redefining tradition for modern times.

Moonlight Cruise

Climb aboard the Miss Chesapeake Beach to cruise the Bay under the stars. 8-10pm from Rod ‘N’ Reel, Chesapeake Beach. $25; rsvp: 410-257-2230; www.chesapeake-beach.md.us.

Summer Garden’s [title of show]

"Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s [title of the show] travels in 90 minutes from a simple theater story to a universal longing. That’s the goal of good theater and this show delivers that — and good music, too,” writes Bay Weekly reviewer Davina Grace Hill about a show following two aspiring writers thru the gauntlet of self-expression as they write and produce an original show in three weeks. Playing thru July 20.

Summer Garden’s [title of show]

"Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s [title of the show] travels in 90 minutes from a simple theater story to a universal longing. That’s the goal of good theater and this show delivers that — and good music, too,” writes Bay Weekly reviewer Davina Grace Hill about a show following two aspiring writers thru the gauntlet of self-expression as they write and produce an original show in three weeks. Playing thru July 20.