Fun Events to Attend This Summer



Attendees at last year’s Canine & Cocktails for a Cause smile with their four-legged friends.

64th Annual Rotary Club Crab Feast
Friday, August 7
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis
5–8 p.m.; $30/35 kids over 6; $60/65 adults


The Annapolis Rotary Club’s signature fundraiser is back and includes an all-you-can-eat and drink feast. One hundred percent of the funds raised are donated to local charities. Read more about the feast here.

Women & Girls Fund Presents “An Evening with Professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot”
Tuesday, August 25
Avalon Theatre, Easton
7:30 p.m.; $35


The Women & Girls Fund speaker series presents renowned sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a professor in the School of Education at Harvard University, and the first African American woman in Harvard’s history to have an endowed professorship named in her honor. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious McArthur Prize Award, she is also the author of nine books, including the recently released The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50.

Boatyard Bar & Grill Regatta to Benefit CRAB
Friday, August 29
$35 per boat (Entry deadline August 25)
$5 party tickets for racers; $10 party tickets for general public
Race starts at noon; Party 4–8 p.m.


Participants in last year’s Boatyard Bar & Grill Regatta to Benefit CRAB pause for a group photo.

The Boatyard Bar & Grill Regatta provides CRAB (Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating) sailors an opportunity to compete against all comers in an open PHRF (Performance Handicap Racing Fleet) event. CRAB is a non-profit organization dedicated to making sailing available for people with disabilities. The race is open to CRAB and to all boats with a valid PHRF handicap certificate and to cruising one-design boats with an established PHRF rating associated with their fleet. The race is held on the Chesapeake Bay, south of the Bay Bridge. The party is held at the Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis and is open to regatta participants and CRAB supporters and features music by Misspent Youth, food, and drink.

The Rope in Your Hands

Saturday, August 29
Studio 194 Theatre at Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn
8 p.m.
Pay What You Can


Enjoy an original one-woman show written and performed by Maryland actress Siobhan O’Loughlin from her interviews with New Orleanians, taken after Katrina hit the Crescent City. Hear the voices of multiple New Orleanians of all ages and races as they cope with life after the hurricane. All proceeds will be donated to the Louisiana Red Cross for continuing relief efforts.

Loews Canines & Cocktails for a Cause: Best Dog Tricks
Friday, August 28
Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis
5–8 p.m.


Come show your dog’s talents for a chance to win prizes from Paws Pet Boutique. A trick training demonstration by Dogwood Acres will help inspire you and your dog. Monies raised will benefit the K9 Lifesavers Rescue.