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August 2017

Solomons Dragon Boat Festival

Friday’s opening ceremonies include the dotting of the eye (5:30pm) at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Festival starts Saturday with the National Anthem & Color Guard at 8:30am followed at 9am by the race start. Vendor’s Village open 9am-4pm Sa, parking shuttle at Johnson Bridge, free: ­

Stefanie Ashdown Memorial 5K

Register now for the Do Your Best 5K and one-mile walk to support ovarian cancer patients and their families. 8am, Start/finish at Belvedere Elementary, Arnold, $15-$30:

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Dress in costume (or rent on site) to return in time to an English village where King Henry VIII holds court … crafters work and sell traditional wares … jugglers stroll, duelers and jousters fight and singers and musicians make music. Eat heartily and enjoy themed weekends. Weekends 10am-7pm plus M Sept. 4, Crownsville festival grounds, $19 w/discounts:

Brothers Osborne Concert

Southern Maryland’s own country music stars perform chart-topping hits. Tucker Beathard & Robbie Boothe open. Gates open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm; food and drink sold. Waterside Pavilion, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, $35-$55, rsvp:

Live Music at Metro

Summer Lit with Yonder, Solace, Wolfemayne and Triqadub. 8:30pm, Metropolitan, Annapolis, $15 w/discounts:

Live Music at Brian Boru

Drew Vervan, 7-11pm, Severna Park:

Live Music at Chesapeake Beach Resort

Bird Dogs Band, 7-9:30pm, $27.25, rsvp:

Thursday Night with the Stars

The Army Field Band’s Jazz Ambassadors, 6:30-8pm, Annapolis City Dock, free:

Social Justice Film

Watch the movie 13th about race, justice and incarceration, then hear discussion from a panel of local agencies & organizations. 5:30pm, Calvert Library, Prince Frederick, free: 410-535-0291.

Pruning Shrubs 101

Learn to encourage healthy and structurally sound plants while maximizing blooms. 10-11am, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free, rsvp: 410-798-5000.