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September 2013

United States Powerboat Show and Annapolis Brokerage Show

Event Date:  October 3, 2013 (All day) - October 6, 2013 (All day) Now in its 42nd year, the United States Powerboat Show, October 3-6, 2013, attracts over 40,000 attendees. The show, the nation’s oldest and largest in-water powerboat exhibition will precede the United States Sailboat Show, October 10-14, 2013. Location Annapolis Main Dock United States See map: Google Maps

Pet Day 5K

You, your family and leased dogs enjoy morning exercise while benefitting Calvert Humane Society at Pet Day 5K Run/Walk along the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay; adoptable pets will be on hand. Register from 7:30-8:30am; run/walk starts at 8:30am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Solomons. $25 w/age discounts: www.active.com.

Muddy Creek’s Harvest of Artists

Muddy Creek Artist Guild’s thrice-yearly show returns with Harvest of Artists, the work of 60 South County artists. Bring canned food for the South County Assistance Network food bank. Opening reception 5-7pm F; SaSu 10am-5pm with artist demos. Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian: www.muddycreekartistsguild.org.

St. Johns Lecture Series ~ free

St. John’s College tutor William Braithwaite talks about The Declaration of Independence on the theme, Is That Philosophy or Did You Make It Up Yourself? 8pm at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis: 410-626-2539; www.stjohnscollege.edu.

Boat Safety

Learn the rules of the water in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s safe-boating course, required for all boaters born after July 1, 1972. 7-10pm at West Annapolis Fire House. $20 w/discounts; rsvp: 301-919-7738; mickkeyg@msn.com.

Mike Mallick Duo at Happy Harbor

The Mike Mallick Duo plays from 5-9pm at Happy Harbor, Deale: 410-867-0949; www.happyharbordeale.com.

Watercolor Art Reception

See Neil Harpe’s graphite watercolor art, influenced by memories of a vanishing way of life in the Chesapeake Bay. Showing thru Oct. 12, M-Sa, 10am-5pm at West Annapolis Art Works & Fine Framing: 410-295-7045; www.westannapolisartworks.com.

Watercolor Art Reception

See Neil Harpe’s graphite watercolor art, influenced by memories of a vanishing way of life in the Chesapeake Bay. Reception 5-8pm today; showing thru Oct. 12, M-Sa, 10am-5pm at West Annapolis Art Works & Fine Framing: 410-295-7045; www.westannapolisartworks.com.

Wellness Open House ~ free

Sign up for fall classes, meet therapists and enjoy lots of freebies, including demonstrations and healthy munchies. Open house 5-7pm at Pilates Plus Wellness, Upper Marlboro: 301-952-1111; office@pilatespluscenter.com.

Nate Ihara at Calypso Bay

Nate Ihara plays from 4-8pm at Calypso Bay, Tracys Landing: 410-867-9787; www.CBonthebay.com.