Happenings On The Bay in Calvert County

North Beach

May 1st thru October 16th

Farmers Market
Welcome in the first Farmers’ Market of the season. Take part in the Classic Car Cruise-In and the Art Fair. Running every Friday night on the waterfront at 5th Street and Bat Avenue from 6 pm – 9 pm.

May 8th and 22nd

Crafts & Campfire
Come and join us on the beach (near the Welcome Center) for a FREE evening of children’s crafts, roasting marshmallows and making s’mores near the campfire. Festivities begin at 6:30 pm.

May 16th

Movies On The Beach
Big Hero 6 kicks off the Movie on the Beach season. Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy a flick under the stars. Movies start at dusk.

May 23rd
The bike, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available for the season today! Come down and get on the water!

Solomons

Ann Marie Gardens
May 2nd

Sewing the Sea
Join instructor Erica Daley and learn how to create mixed media works using fabric scraps and found objects from the beach. Instructor provides all fabrics, but feel free to bring your own shells and “beachy” finds to add to your work. Class is offered from10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Class costs $40, or $35 for members. There is a materials fee of $15 due to instructor at the start of class. Advanced registration is required, please call (410) 326-4640 or email:studioschool@annmariegarden.org.

May 22nd & 23rd
Itchin’ To Scratch: Intro to Scratchboard, Spring Session

Sometimes called “the art of taking away,” scratchboard is a medium that allows for amazing detail. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques for working on scratchboard. Learn from instructor Carmelo Ciancio how to use knives and abrasives to remove the black ink to reveal the white surface and how to achieve textures and subtle details in your work. Class from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm both days. Class costs $90, or $85 for members. There is a materials fee of $25 due to instructor at the start of class. Advanced registration is required, please call (410) 326-4640 or email:studioschool@annmariegarden.org.

May 23rd
Crazy for Canines: Clay Dog Sculptures

Spend a day with artist Parran Collery, exploring the dog form in clay! Students will spend the day using clay to make several dog tiles and small sculptures. This will be a fast paced and fun day full of whimsy. Class is 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Class costs $80, or $75 for members. There is a materials fee of $15 due to instructor at the start of class. Advanced registration is required, please call (410) 326-4640 or email:studioschool@annmariegarden.org.

May 26th & 27th
Painting Pets and Animals

This workshop lead by Nancy Thompson will focus on fabulous fur, beautiful eyes, and great backgrounds. Bring lots of photos of your favorite animal and learn how to create a successful portrait. Some experience is preferred. This 2-class series is from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Class costs $150, or $140 for members. There is a materials fee of $15 (or bring your own painting supplies) due to instructor at the start of class. Advanced registration is required, please call (410) 326-4640 or email:studioschool@annmariegarden.org.

May 30th
Steampunk Style Metal Bracelet

 Join instructor Tricia Hall and learn how to rivet, stamp, texturize, and antique our way to a fabulous steampunk bracelet in copper, nickel, and brass. No experience necessary! Kit includes everything needed to create one bracelet. Class is from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Class costs $40, or $35 for members. There is a materials fee of $25 due to instructor at the start of class. Advanced registration is required, please call (410) 326-4640 or email:studioschool@annmariegarden.org.

Calvert Marine Museum

Through May 10th
Shop for your special someone, spend $50 or more, and receive a free box of sea salt caramels. One per customer please. The Museum Store has operated for more than 40 years and stocks wearables, tote bags, jewelry, etched wine glasses, pillows, scarves, jar candles by the Chesapeake Bay Candle Company, specialty “Dee-Lightful” tea and many more items to please all tastes. The Museum Store is open daily from 10:15 am– 4:45 pm and the online store is now open too with new items being added weekly at http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

May 10th
Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise.

What a better way to say “You’re Special” than a relaxing cruise on the Lord Tennison and brunch. Cruise runs from 11:30 am– 1 pm and registration is required by Wednesday, May 6. Adults – $25; Children 12 and under $15. Contact us at 410-326-2042.

May 23 rd
Heart Live In Concert

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Heart will grace the stage with their hits “Crazy on You”, “Magic Man”, “Barracuda” and many more. Log on to our website at calvertmarinemuseum.com for ticket information. Tickets are on sale now!

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