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September 2017

Paul McDermand Performs

The Anne Arundel Concert Association brings the sounds and instruments of the islands come to the mainland. 7:30pm, Severna Park High School, $25: http://aacconcerts.weebly.com

Red Rooster Night

Hear a tribute to Marcus Samuelsson’s famous Harlem Supper Club, plus dinner and dancing. 6-10pm, Rod ‘n’ Reel, Chesapeake Beach, rsvp: www.cbresortspa.com.

Deale VFD Crab Feast

Eat all the steamed crabs you desire, plus coleslaw, baked beans, corn, hamburgers, hot dogs, beer, soda, tea and lemonade; plus raffles, door prizes and crab races; all to benefit the volunteer fire department and rescue squad. 5-10pm, $55, rsvp: 443-822-9468.

Raptors Reign

Learn about birds of prey with falconer Rodney Stotts. 1-3pm, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free: 301-497-5887.

Skipjack Sail

Sail along the Patuxent River aboard the historic skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s; ages 8+. 2:30-4:30pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, $25 w/discounts, rsvp: 410-326-2042 x41. 

Dress for Success Open House

Celebrate the opening of this clothes closet to outfit women returning to the job market with free professional clothing. Noon-3pm, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Prince Frederick: 410-535-0437.

MakerSpace Open House

Take a tour, watch machine demos and learn how you can design and build with the tools in this shared workshop. 10am-5pm, Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park, free, rsvp: www.chesapeakearts.org.

Help the Monarchs

Learn how your family can help monarch butterflies by working with Calvert County naturalists, planting milkweed seeds and practicing netting (three sessions offered). Watch the film Flight of the Monarchs between sessions. 10am-3pm, Kings Landing Park, Huntingtown, $8 w/discounts, rsvp: www.calvertparks.org.

AAUW Book Collections

Bring your unneeded books for annual sale. No encyclopedias, VHS tapes, magazines, condensed books or textbooks or computer manuals over 3 years old. Supports scholarships for local women. (Also Oct 14). 10am-1pm at three locations: Bank of America on Jumpers Hole Rd., Severna Park; Y of Central Maryland, Arnold; & St. Philips Episcopal Church, Annapolis: 240-472-1408.

Cooking with Herbs

Walk the gardens and gather herbs; then make dishes together. 10am-noon, Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm, Severn, $30, rsvp: www.willoakherbs.com.