Don’t be sad that summer is almost over and Labor Day weekend is upon us. There’s still plenty of fun to be had so check out these local events added to Patch calendars. Want to see more of what's happening in your community? Just click Events at the top of your Patch homepage to view more or add an event to our calendar.
Looking for some bargains? Check out the multi-family yard salein the Spriggs Cove community in Arnold. Items will include kids' clothes, toys and books along with miscellaneous household items. Sale runs from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
ICYMI: The Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville opened last weekend and will run through Oct. 20. Hours this weekend are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday through Monday. The festival is open rain or shine. Seniors free day is Monday. Buy tickets online at www.rennfest.com.
Calling all dancers: There will be an Open House for the National Ballet Institute for the Arts in Annapolis. Meet the faculty, audition and tour the studios from 1 to 4 p.m.
BAND-A-PALOOZA will be held at all A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts Stores from 1 to 3 p.m. in an effort to break a record! Organizers write, "Chances are if you know or have been near an elementary, middle or high schooler, you have seen one of the hottest trends in recent years, colorful, woven stretch band bracelets."
Artists in the Alley, an artisan marketplace, runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in Annapolis. Shop for art, home decor, kids' items, fashion, services, handcrafted items, food and more!
At noon, there will be a celebration at City Dock in Annapolis as aCancer Survivor Completes Cross Country Bicycle Ride. Meet Fred Vlchek, who began the journey on July 26 in Oceanside, CA and has been riding solo across the country raising cancer awareness and funds along the way for people who can't afford chemotherapy.
Cap off your evening with a free Lexus Pops in the Park concert by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for all ages at 5:30 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. In case of rain, the event will take place Monday at the same time.
Music will be performed by the U.S. Naval Academy Wind Ensemble at the Sunday Sunset Concert at Allen Pond Park in Bowie at 7 p.m. There will also be a candlelight vigil to honor those lost on Sept. 11, 2001 and other service personnel lost since the terror attacks.CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR EVENT TO PATCH! If you need help or have a question about adding your event to the calendar, email Susan Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.