Sunday, May 13
Paca plant sale Historic
Wednesday, May 16
Fashion show The
Meeting A joint meeting of the Democratic clubs and committees will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the
Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club will hold its annual club events competition at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Information: 410-518-6876.
Thursday, May 17
Art seminar The Annapolis Arts Alliance and Quiet Waters Park sponsors a seminar on the business of art titled "Creating Income," and feature three local artists speaking on how they do it. Event takes place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. There will be a Q&A session, refreshments and an opportunity to network. Admission is $10, free for members. Information: 410-263-1947.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Rotarian Charlie Heller will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, May 18
Casino night The "Queen of Arts Card Party & Art Auction," benefiting the Maryland Federation of Art, takes place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 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. 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.
Saturday, May 19
Crab and ham St. James' Parish will hold its annual Spring Crab Cake and Country Ham Dinner from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 5757 Solomons Island Road in Lothian. Menu includes homemade crab cakes, country and honey-baked ham, potatoes au gratin, coleslaw, rolls and biscuits. The event will also feature bake and garden shops, homemade ice cream, ox cart rides and guided tours of the church. Dinner is $20 (eat-in or carryout), $10 for children 10 and younger, free for children younger than 2. Information: 410-867-2838.
Plant sale The Annapolis Horticulture Society holds its annual spring plant sale from 7 a.m. to noon at the Riva Farmer's Market, Riva Road and
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.
Science talk Author Andrea Wulf discusses her new book, "Chasing Venus," at noon May 20 at Adkins Arboretum's Visitor's Center, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. Admission is $20, $15 for members. Seating is limited, advance registration required. Information: 410-634-2847 or adkinsarboretum.org.
Festival The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will hold its annual Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the historic Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. Festival celebrates the rich agricultural history of
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 Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair includes large and No. 1 male crabs, Maryland crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue, hot dogs, draft beer, sodas and water. There will also be a bake sale and cake raffle. Tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for those younger than 3. Buy tickets via http://www.annapolistickets.com or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Online and telephone sales end at noon July 29. Tickets will be available for $75 at the stadium box office on the day of the event starting at 4 p.m.