Sunday, May 6
First Sunday Arts Festival Opening of the 11th season includes crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in
'Bark in the Park' Fans are invited to bring their dogs to the game as the Bowie Baysox host the Akron Aeros at 2:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Crain Highway. Dogs get in free but must be leashed at all times and there will be canine-related tables around the concourse. Tickets and more information: 301-464-4865 or baysox.com.
'Massing of the Colors' Gov.
Wine festival The annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at the
Monday, May 7
Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Andy Mueller will give a presentation on HDR photography and Christine Edwards on ways to improve your photos." Meeting concludes with election of next year's officers. Information: 410-267-0461 or digitalphotoclub.net.
Tuesday, May 8
Meeting The Republican Women of
Federal workers meet The monthly meeting of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1519 will take place at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 7436 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in
Wednesday, May 9
Computer club meets The Chesapeake PC Users Group sponsors how to "Create a PowerPoint presentation" by Fran Damrakowski at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room at Severn River Middle School, 241 Peninsula Farm Road in Arnold. Information: chpcug.org.
Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club will hold its annual business meeting and election of officers at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of
Thursday, May 10
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Antiques appraiser Todd Peenstra will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, May 11
Wine tasting Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and Mills Fine Wine and Spirits are co-sponsoring "The Art of Wine" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the hall, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tasting features more than 100, including selections from Argentina, France, Washington State, California, Chile, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Maryland. Event also includes sparkling wines, micro-brew beer and a variety of desserts. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Proceeds benefit the hall's community arts programs. Information: 410-263-5544 or marylandhall.org.
Saturday, May 12
Fashion show The Severna Park Republican Women's Club will hold its annual fashion show May 16 Chartwell Country Club, 1 Chartwell Drive in Severna Park. Doors open at 11 a.m. with a silent auction and fashions by "The Colonel," Jim Dismukes of Nashville. Information: 410-279-9331.
Casino night The "Queen of Arts Card Party & Art Auction," benefiting the Maryland Federation of Art, will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 18 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Cost is $75 person and includes starter chips, food, drinks and one deck of artful MFA playing cards. Tickets and more information: 410-268-4566.
Concert IONA performs at 8 p.m. May 18 at 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 DuBois Road. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-333-9613 or uuca-md.org/333.
Lecture Historic Annapolis' St. Clair Wright Lecture Series will feature an illustrated talk by Andrea Wulf, author of "Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature and the Shaping of the American Nation," at 6 p.m. May 20 at St. Anne's Church on Church Circle. Tickets are $25 per person. Space is limited. Reservations at annapolis.org or call 410-267-7619. A book signing follows the lecture.
Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Navy-Marine Corps