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August 2013

Bark for Art

  You and your dog make arts and crafts for fun and for the art show Labor Day weekend. Your $5 donation benefits Calvert Animal Welfare League.   Location Petvalu, Dunkirk Gateway Phone: 410-286-2689 See map: Google Maps

Tour Thomas Point

  Cruise to the Thomas Point Lighthouse to tour the national historic landmark and learn about life on the screwpile lighthouse. Two cautions: There’s one steep stretch, and no potties. $70  www.amaritime.org/thomaspoint.html. Location Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Barge House, Eastport Phone: rsvp: 410-295-0104 See map: Google Maps

Tour Thomas Point

  Cruise to the Thomas Point Lighthouse to tour the national historic landmark and learn about life on the screwpile lighthouse. Two cautions: There’s one steep stretch, and no potties. $70  www.amaritime.org/thomaspoint.html. Location Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Barge House, Eastport Phone: rsvp: 410-295-0104 See map: Google Maps

Yard Sale for Pets in Need

  Buy wares, baked goodies and raffle tickets to benefit the Louise Hirsch Memorial Fund to help pets in need.   clientcare@chesapeakeanimalclinic.com. Location Chesapeake Animal Clinic, Owings Phone: 301-855-5166 See map: Google Maps

Yoga & Paddle Boarding

  Explore yoga while balancing on a paddleboard. Board rental included.   $40; rsvp: cristalerae@massagetherapy.com; www.paddleorpedal.com. Location Paddle or Pedal, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis See map: Google Maps

Maryland State Fair

  Location Phone: 410-252-0200 x225 See map: Google Maps

Cricket Crawl

  Listen to crickets to help make a census by sound; adults only. $8 w/discounts www.calvertparks.org.  Location King’s Landing Park, Huntingtown 410-535-5327 See map: Google Maps

Get Heady with the Johnnies • free

  Dean Pamela Kraus delivers this year’s academic opening lecture on Robert Frost’s poem “To Earthward.”   www.stjohnscollege.edu. Location Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis Phone: 410-626-2539 See map: Google Maps

Full Moon Paddle

  The full moon lights the way as you paddle thru Back Creek and the Annapolis harbor for Annapolis Community Boating’s monthly full moon paddle. Bring a dish to share for a barbeque/pot luck dinner before your journey.   $20 w/member discounts rsvp: annapolisboating.org/programs/paddling-events/890-2. Location Ellen Moyer Nature Center, Annapolis See map: Google Maps

Marine Museum Concert

  Hear cousins John Cronin and Mac Walter play an indoor concert of maritime music. auditorium, Solomons. $10 www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Location Calvert Marine Museum Phone: 410-326-2042 See map: Google Maps