Mardi Gras Gala
New Orleans comes to Calvert County at United Way of Calvert County’s 13th annual Mardi Gras gala. Swing to funky rhythms of pop-band Prime Time, bid in live and silent auctions, win thousands of dollars of jewelry and home apparel in raffle, feast on Cajun food and see who gets crowned king and queen of Mardi Gras to help United Way meet a goal of $100,000 to help end poverty. 7-11pm at the Holiday Inn, Solomons. $155 tickets; $100-$15,000 sponsorships: 410-286-0100; www.unitedwaymardigras.com.