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July 2013

Revolutionary London Town

Rent an 18th-century costume and help the seaport of London Town come back to life with costumed re-enactors. Pit Boys and Annapolis Ice Cream serve treats. noon-4:30pm at Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. $10 admission w/discounts: 410-222-1919;

Beginners’ Fishing Workshop

Beginning anglers young and old learn how to rig a line, bait a hook and throw a cast. Dress for the weather. Fishers over the age of 16 need to bring their Maryland non-tidal fishing license. 10am-noon at Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro. $3/car; rsvp: 301-888-1377.

Morning River Run • free

Jog along the Patuxent River and learn about Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary. Wearing running shoes and a hat and sunglasses. 9-10am at the Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro. rsvp: 301-888-1377.

Baltimore's African American Fest

Explore the roots of Baltimore’s black community at the African American Heritage Festival with national and local musicians, dancers and crafts. Sa noon-10pm; Su noon-9pm at Ravens Stadium, Baltimore: 410-244-8861;

Star Gaze • free

Get away from light and gaze into outer space with Astronomy Club of Southern Maryland. 9pm at Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard: 301-602-5251;

Music at the Resort

Chyp Davis and Andrea Romero play under the Bandshell. 6:30-10:45pm at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa: 410-257-5596;

Rockin’ at the Harbor

Kenny Jones plays on the deck at the happiest harbor in Deale. 3-7pm at Happy Harbor, 533 Deale Rd.: 410-867-0949;

Piece by Piece Art Reception • free

Ellen Robinson explores nautical themes in her handmade ceramic mosaics in her ArtWorks@7th exhibit Piece by Piece. Meet Robinson, enjoy live music by David Tieff and take home one of her mosaics at today’s reception (1-5pm). Refreshments served. Showing thru July 28 at the Gallery, 9100 Bay Ave., North Beach: 410-286-5278;

1812 Costume Sewing • free

Sew War of 1812 fashions including dresses, coats and trousers to celebrate the bicentennial. 1-4pm at Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard. rsvp: 410-586-8501;

Kayak the Patuxent

Paddle upstream thru Jug Bay, hike the sanctuary then paddle back. 10am-3pm at the Sanctuary, Lothian. $10 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-741-9330;