Calvert County Times September 07, 2017 - Page 20

20 Entertainment The Calvert County Times Artsfest Coming to Annmarie Gardens 24th Annual Weekend Returns to Solomons fabrics, glass, graphics, metalwork, paint- ings, pastels, photography, printmak- ing, sculpture, wood, and mixed media. Guests will enjoy 35 bands performing on three stages, including the new Waterside Patio Stage.  The Main Stage, located in the heart of the festival, will features an all-new lineup of performers including Elikeh, Djangolaya, the Honey Dewdrops, California Ramblers, Grubby Bizzness, Fair Warning, David Norris & Shadow- box, the Bootleggers, and Braddock Sta- tion Garrison.  The Council Ring and the Waterside Patio will feature a wide vari- ety of acoustic music, dance, art perfor- mances and more!  With three stages, plus strolling entertainers, Artsfest offers a rich Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts and exciting festival experience for all! A Center in Solomons, Maryland, will pres- complete entertainment schedule can be ent their annual juried arts festival, Arts- found at The fest ’17, on September 16 & 17, from 10am entertainment is made possible by a grant to 5pm both days.  The beautiful park from the Maryland State Arts Council and provides a unique setting for this weekend the National Endowment for the Arts.  Those bringing kids to Artsfest ’17 will extravaganza of the arts with more than 165 artist booths, 35 performers on three find a wide variety of activities to keep stages, creative fun for kids, artist demos, them engaged and entertained.  Don’t great food and drink.  Admission is $6 per miss the Discovery Tent, where kids can person, and free for members and kids 11 “keep calm and make art,” including fidg- and under.  For detailed event informa- et spinners, zentangle zoo drawings, fin- tion and to download a $1 off coupon, ger labyrinths, and stress balls.  Kids can visit or call run off their excess energy in the Zany Zone and the Fairy Lolly, and enjoy cre- 410-326-4640. Artsfest was first held in 1993 as a birth- ative play in the Patio Play Area. All ages day celebration for Annmarie Garden’s will enjoy playing with clay in the Clay namesake, Ann Marie Koenig.  As a con- Studio and exploring the fundamentals tinuing annual tribute, Artsfest celebrates of still life drawing in the Studio School.  the visual and performing arts by bringing Check out the entertainment schedule together the country’s most accomplished to learn more about the many children’s artists for a fabulous weekend extravagan- performers, including bubble magic with za of the arts!  At the center of the festival Marigold Bumbleroot and face painting are more than 165 visual artists, many of with Kreative Kharacters.  Visitors won’t go hungry at Artsfest whom will demonstrate during the event.  Annmarie’s Clay Studio and Studio with an amazing array of food options, School will both be open during the festi- including wine and microbrews, smooth- val for some creative hand-on fun.  Arts- ies, fresh squeezed lemonade, crab cake fest also includes numerous opportunities sandwiches, stuffed ham sandwiches, bar- for guests of all ages to enjoy interactive beque, Rockfish wraps, shrimp Po Boys, communal art activities. Artsfest ’17 re- ice cream, funnel cake, fried Oreos, kettle flects the mission of Annmarie Garden corn and much more!  Most food vendors to connect people to art and nature, and accept credit cards, but there will be an the success of this popular festival helps ATM at the festival. Artsfest ’17 Entertainment Schedule to fund and support programming and 35 performances on three stages, plus, events throughout the year at Annmarie. New for 2017!  Artsfest ’17 will include strolling musicians & performing artists! a fabulous new lineup of visual and per- From Annmarie Sculpture Garden forming artists.  Browse and shop more & Arts Center and 165 artist booths – inside and outside -  featuring jewelry, ceramics, drawing, Thursday, September 7, 2017 n O g Goin In Entertainment Thursday, Sept 7 Run Catch Rain Anglers Seafood Bar & Solomons 6:00 - 10:00 PM Sunday, Sept 10 DJ Ray Grill, Tuesday, Sept 12 Friday, Sept 8 Squid Inc, Reggae-Rock The Ruddy Duck Brewery, Solomons 7:30 - 11:00 PM Karaoke Anglers Seafood Bar & Solomons 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM NFL Sunday Anthony’s Bar & Grill, Dunkirk Grill, Ben Connelly Anglers Seafood Bar & Solomons 6:00 - 9:00 PM Fall Corn Hole League Anthony’s Bar & Grill, Dunkirk 7:00 PM Wednesday, Sept 13 Karaoke & DJ The Brass Rail Sports Bar, Calloway 8:00 PM Saturday, Sept 9 Wild Card Trivia Anglers Seafood Bar & Solomons 7:00 - 9:00 PM Jessica St.Clair Morris Point, Abell 6:00 PM Andrew Burleson Anglers Seafood Bar & Solomons 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Grill, Grill, DJ Todd Hall Anthony’s Bar & Grill, Dunkirk 9:00 PM County Times St. Mary’s County ● Calvert County Do you have something to add to our Community Calendar? Email your event to Grill,