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September 2013

Casting Call for Spooks

Dress to impress and bring a pen, application, resume and your best smile to a casting call and hiring blitz for Greenstreet Gardens upcoming fall festival, fall field trips and Haunted Field of Lost Souls. Auditions start promptly at 10am at Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian: 410-867-9500;

9/11 Anniversary • free

Commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks with environmental projects organized by the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County. Wear sturdy shoes or boots (no flip flops), bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and gardening gloves. Water and snacks provided. 8am-noon; start and park at the WWII Memorial on Rt. 450, Annapolis: rsvp: 410-897-9207;, or email

St. Johns Lecture • free

St. John’s College, Santa Fe, tutor Linda Wiener talks about Artistic Expression in Animals. 8pm at the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis: 410-626-2539;

First Free Friday • free

Hear the Navy Cruisers play waterside, enjoy 30-minute cruises aboard the Wm. B. Tennison and visit Drum Point Lighthouse, all for free this evening. 5-8pm at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042;

Arts Alive at Maryland Hall

Join in a nautical theme party in a cooled tent under the stars — complete with entertainment, auctions, hors d’oeurves and wine — to stimulate your bidding on painting and photography, clothing and jewelry, dining, entertainment and travel to benefit Maryland Hall’s year-round arts-related programs. 6-11pm at Maryland Hall, Annapolis. $150: 410-263-5544 x10;

Honey Hive Grand Opening • free

Celebrate with giveaways and a band at Honey Hive Artisan Bakery’s ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening. 6pm in Edgewater: 443-995-1691;

Stephen Heller Duo at Happy Harbor

The Stephen Heller Duo plays from 5-9pm at Happy Harbor, Deale: 410-867-0949;

The Expressions at Calypso Bay

The Expressions play from 4-8pm at Calypso Bay, Tracys Landing: 410-867-9787;

Tribute Band Night

Walt Wise replicates the sounds of Elton John under the Bandshell. 7-9:45pm at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa: 410-257-5596;

Discover Kayaking • free

Last chance this season to glide along the West River on single or tandem kayaks. Life vests and equipment provided. 5pm-sunset at Discovery Village, Shadyside: 410-867-7171;