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Fair Dinkum was formed in early 2020 to perform at an event with a tiny stage. It was a great gig....and then the pandemic hit. Undeterred, they began rehearsing weekly (remotely) eventually developing a big ol' setlist, including lots of originals.
LInda Andreason will give us an overview presentation on Project Oysters West River followed by a presentation on the local oyster sanctuary monitoring work. Volunteers have been working to preserve a healthy bay and a healthy oyster population.
Yes, you can. Tonight, learn how to use perspective and draw a landscape. Surprise yourself! Paper and pencils provided. Accomplished artist and seasoned teacher, Dr. Jay Anderson can show you how.
Jay Anderson has spoken here about his books and his travels - see his art at https://jayandersonphd.com/
Kathy Bergren Smith, respected photo-journalist chronicling the working waterfront in our bay and the Port of Baltimore, tells a unique story of the life-taking rage of the Chesapeake. It's a story you won't want to miss. Smith constructs her story from the eye-witness accounts of survivors and rescuers, a miraculously recovered diary, newspaper coverage and trial records.
Smithsonian guest lecturer and local author and Washington insider talks about his latest book on the presidency. Kenneth T. Walsh is a widely known author of nine books and the award-winning White House correspondent and columnist for U.S. News & World Report.
He will be speaking about his book - Presidential Leadership in Crisis - from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Donald R. Trump.
Deeply rooted and inspired by the “San Francisco Sound” and other rock music from the mid-60s/early 70s, the local band 600 Pounds of Sin is new to the Shady Side scene. They first came into being - during the pandemic in drummer Harry Zolkower’s front driveway in the Cedarhurst Community.
Fun for all skill levels.
Surprise yourself! Accomplished artist and seasoned teacher, Dr. Jay can teach you how. Paper and pencils provided. Learn to draw the human head and figure. Dr. Jay Anderson has spoken here about his books and his travels - see his art at https://jayandersonphd.com/
Join Lauren Silberman , Deputy Director, Historic London Town and Gardens, as she speaks about her book - Wild Women of Maryland: Grit & Gumption in the Free State. The daring women of Maryland made their mark on history as spies, would-be queens and fiery suffragists.
Jefferson Holland is a modern-day Chesapeake Troubadour: singer, songwriter, poet, story-teller, performing all original material inspired by decades of life on the Bay. He co-founded the Chesapeake folk group “Crab Alley” in the 1980s and 90s and founded “Them Eastport Oyster Boys” with partner Kevin Brooks in 1992.
Make your own work of art to take home with you.
Our instructor is a local fine artist, accomplished teacher of collage method, Jan Willem Van der Vossen. Join him and Do Art! to take home with you. Materials will be supplied.
Beloved Historical Reenactor will portray Rosie the Riveter! Should be great fun, and a great reminder of the many personal stories of the women and men of the World War II era.
June 6 is the Anniversary of D-Day, the 1944 landings in Normandy by the Allies, that marked the turning point in the war.
Kenney Holmes is a highly accomplished and versatile vocalist – multi synthesist and guitarist. His four octave tenor voice is truly impressive, as is his command of all popular styles from a slow grind of blues ballad to a high impact dance number, or melodic rhythms of a country hit. Kenney’s vocals are strikingly soulful, clean and powerful.