Get Out: Food and Fun for a Good Cause

Whether you prefer music, movies, theater or great food, there is plenty to do in Broadneck and the local area this weekend.

1)  Chesapeake Academy presents "Anastasia"

When/Where:  Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Chesapeake Academy school stage. (Also performances next week, same times, on Friday and Saturday.)

Why Go:  Join the students of the Chesapeake Academy’s Renaissance Drama/Chorus in their musical “Anastasia,” inspired by the 20th Century Fox cartoon musical.

Price:  $15 for adults and $6 for children ages 2-12.  

2) AACC Concert Band and Jazz Band Concerts 

When/Where:  Concert Band performs Friday, 8 p.m., and Jazz Band performs Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold campus.

Why Go: Join the AACC Concert Band and Wind Ensemble in concert led by Marc F. Boensel in a unique program featuring the music written by Maryland composers and music about Maryland itself. The AACC Jazz Band will present "Swing Into Spring" featuring big band classics.

Price: $10 general admission; $7 students, AACC faculty and staff, senior citizens and groups; $5 students with valid AACC student ID. For tickets, contact the AACC box office at 410-777-2457 or e-mail boxoffice@aacc.edu.

3)  Broadneck Underground Film Festival

When/Where: The shows begin at 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the Broadneck High School auditorium.

Why Go: Attendees are welcome to travel back in time to the 1980’s for a showing of the popular classic “Sixteen Candles” at 4 p.m., an amateur film competition at 6:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m., a showing of another 80’s favorite, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

Price: Tickets are $4 or $2 for students with I.D.


When/Where: Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. at O’Loughlin’s in the Bay Hills shopping center.

Why Go: The Wilson family of Cape St. Claire needs the community’s support as Wilson recovers from a traumatic car accident that occurred in March. The event will include a 50/50 raffle, a food buffet, happy hour drink specials, a silent auction and musical entertainment. All proceeds will go to support the Wilson Family.

Price:  Financial donations go to the Wilson family. For more information, contact Michele Truelove at michelt10571@aol.com or Carla Albright/Danko at calbright78@yahoo.com.

5)  Parole Rotary’s Naptown barBayq

When/Where: Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to  7 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis.

Why Go: Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and presented by the Rotary Club of Parole (Annapolis), Maryland, this event expects to bring 15,000 to the event that features barbecue tasting and judging, family games, and live music. Proceeds benefit Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Research.

Price: Free admission.


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