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September 2016

Ballroom Dance

Learn to tango and samba. 7-9pm, Davidsonville Dance Club, $70 (8-week class):

Music by Mickey Basil & Friends

7pm & 9:30pm, 49 West Café, Annapolis, $20: 410-626-9796.

Bumper Jacksons in Concert

Returning by popular demand for their 3rd museum performance, Bumper Jacksons’ hot and sweet early jazz and country tells America’s story from New Orleans’ brothels to Appalachian hollers. Sponsored in part by the Maryland State Arts Council Maryland Touring Grant. Doors open 6pm, show 7pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons $20 w/discounts, rsvp:

The Vicki Roberts Band

6-10pm, Pirates Cove Dock Bar, Galesville:

Music by Laura Farrell

5-9pm, Happy Harbor, Deale: 410-867-0949.

KIDS Pirate Day

Don your best pirate outfit to hear pirate stories, sing sea chanteys, make a pirate hat, get a pirate tattoo, learn to tie knots and walk the plank on the pirate ship. Get your face painted, too ($2). 10am-4pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, $9 w/discounts:

Boomer Fest

If you’re enjoying life after 50, you’re invited to browse vendors, join workshops, listen to speakers and learn about resources. AAMC offers medical screenings; an antiques and art appraiser looks at valuables; sponsored by OutLook by the Bay magazine. 9am-4pm, Riva Trace Baptist Church, Davidsonville, free:  ­

Almost 7:30 Dem Breakfast

Hear from Robert Bates of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. 7:30-8:45am, Eastport Democratic Club, $7: 410-263-2022.

Calvert County Fair

Experience a hometown combination of carnival, midway, concert stage and agricultural exposition. See displays of canning, baking and crafts everyday, with special events daily, including competitions for Calvert Idol, children’s contests, crowing Miss Tranquility and Lord Calvert, tractor pulls and concerts. The Washington Redskins’ Santana Moss signs autographs (Sa).

Birth of the Beat

Take a musical tour thru the cities where the American beat was born. 7:30pm, Southern High School, Harwood, $20: