Page 1

BAY BAY PL PLA AN NN NE ER RE EVE V ENTS NTS CA CALE LENDA NDAR R!! PAG PAGE E 13 13 V O L . X X I X , N O . 3 7 • S E P T E M B E R 1 6 - S E P T E M B E R 2 3 , 2 0 2 1 • B AY W E E K LY. C O M SERVING THE CHESAPEAKE SINCE 1993

A GALLERY WITHOUT WALLS PAGE 10

BAY BULLETIN

DNR Speed Limit Changes, Mega-Cranes Have Arrived, Blackwater Expands for Marshes, Fall Greenscape, Calvert Watermen’s Festival, Monarch Migration page 4

CREATURE FEATURE: Ghost Crabs page 17

Scan this code and sign up for our email newsletter!


Celebrating Years as Your Waterfront Specialists® Voted #1 Real Estate Agency

Buying/Selling properties with an easy commute to Washington DC, Annapolis and Baltimore

Call Today!

NEW LISTING

NON RIPARIAN WATERFRONT

$489,900

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

Southern Anne Arundel County. 3Br., 2Ba. Enjoy the beautiful sunrises with expansive and unobstructed views of the Chesapeake Bay from almost every room.. Home offers gas fireplace, kitchen with granite opening to bright & sunny living room. Walk to comm. piers, boat ramp, beach & more. Non riparian waterfront. MDAA2006664

301-261-9700 • 410-867-9700 • WWW.SCHWARTZREALTY.COM • 5801 DEALE-CHURCHTON ROAD • DEALE, MD 20751

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

POOL

INLAW SUITE

2+ ACRES

$289,900

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

$505,000

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

Southern Anne Arundel Co.: 3Br., 1Ba. move in Churchton: 5Br., 4ba., with seasonal views of condition, Lg. kitchen, large bath with double bay. Home located on culde-sac, 3br’s 3Ba. on vanity, paver patio overlooking wonderful rear main lvl. with spacious owners suite, lower lvl yard, shed w/electric & water. Walk to comm. offers 2 bedrooms, full bath, living rm & game piers, beach, boat ramp, playground and more. rm, separate ent. which is perfect for inlaw suite. 45 minutes to D.C.. MDAA2003300 MDAA2010026.

$599,900

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

$539,000

GEORGE HEINE

Lothian: Move in condition. 5Br., 3.5Ba located 410-279-2817 on 2 acres. Kitchen with granite, ss appliances, Lothian; 3br., 3ba., Solid brick rambler on 2 hardwood flrs., large deck, renovated owners plus acre lot. 2 Sheds , rear deck, full basement bath, fully equipped inlaw suite with kitchen, with family rm., Wood stove, and full bath rm. bath, living room & bedroom. Will not last long. Currently being used as a 4th bedroom. MDAA2005400 Schwartzrealty.Com/mdaa2003978

JUST REDUCED

REDUCED

3 HOMES

.73 ACRE

100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

.58 ACRE

$1,800,000

$699,900

$425,000

$339,900

$199,900

UNDER CONTRACT IN 2 DAYS UNDER CONTRACT IN 2 DAYS

UNDER CONTRACT

GEORGE HEINE 410-279-2817

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

UNDER CONTRACT

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

PIER

GORGEOUS BAY VIEWS

$579,900

$300,000

$449,000

$299,250

Shady Side: Move in condition. 3Br., 2.5Ba. Southern Anne Arundel Co: 3Br. 2Ba.. price Calvert county, 4br, 2ba, Beautiful175 acres Crownsville: Three separate homes on 4.93 Owings: 4Br., 3 full baths, new kitchen cabinets, countertops, floors, carpet, dishwasher, sink, with all seasoned addition perfect for office/ reflects much needed work, but lots of potential. with a charming 1900s farmhouse on a paved acres. Primary home is 3Br. 2Ba., home #2 is microwave, roof, freshly painted and more. sitting room. Large upgraded kitchen with Surrounded by farm land. Total 1,840 sq.ft, private lane, plus four separate, approved,ad3Br. 1Ba, home #3 is 1Br. 1Ba.. Finished lower level with br., office and full bath, quartz countertops, ss appliances, new detached 2 car garage, 45 minutes to D.C., 25 ditional building lots. Each of the five lots has All homes are in good condition. deck overlooking large yard backing to woods. cabinets, rear fenced yard with shed. Walk to minutes to Annapolis, 10 minutes to local mari20-29 acres of adjoining open space. Ready County will not allow to subdivide. will not last long. comm. beach, pier, boat ramp & playground. na’s. Cash only offers. MDAA2007974. for houses or a family compound. MDAA454572 MDCA 2000572. MDAA2003032. Schwartzrealty.Com/mdca181850

WATER PRIVILEGES

$279,900

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

JOHN TARPLEY 301-335-4225

GEORGE HEINE 410-279-2817

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

UNDER CONTRACT IN 2 DAYS

NEW LISTING

UNDER CONTRACT

NEW LISTING

UNDER CONTRACT

5 CAR GARAGE

MOVE IN CONDITION

$549,900

$449,900

Southern Anne Arundel County, 2Br., 1ba. orig- Churchton, 4br., 3ba., This home has been Deale, 2br., 1ba., Home has rear deck, front Deale: 2Br., 1Ba. located 1/2 block from the Southern Anne Arundel Co.: 2Br., 1Ba. charming cottage privately located on West inal Chesapeake Bay cottage with expansive refreshed from top to bottom inside and out. screened porch on large corner lot in the Chesapeake Bay and community pier. Nice rear yard. home needs tlc., 45 minutes to D.C., 25 River with pier & lift. Move in ready with new unobstructed bay views. Home needs updating, The home boasts an oversized two car gasouth county community of spyglass. but great location. 5 minutes to award winning minutes to Annapolis. floors, update bath, cathedral rage with access to the home and backyard. Schwartzrealty.Com/mdaa2003268 marina’s, waterfront dining and more. 45 MDAA2003010. ceilings, screen porch. New hvac and fenced in backyard. minutes to D.C., 30 minutes to Annapolis. MDAA464196 SCHWARTZREALTY.COM/MDAA2009134 MDAA2006342

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

RAY MUDD/MIKE DUNN 410-320-4907

WATER PRIVILEGES

$515,000

JOHN TARPLEY 301-335-4225

Lothian: Move in condition, 4br., 2ba. located on Annapolis: 4Br., 2.5ba located in culde-sac, new Edgewater, 4br. 3ba. With brand new hard1 acre, hardwood flrs., lg. kitchen, finished lower carpet, freshly painted, private fenced rear wood floors throughout top level.This house has level, no covenants or restrictions. Will not last yard, main lvl. br., broadneck school district. a 2 car attached garage, in addition there is long. MDAA2004502 MDAA2003452. a separate 32’x48’ detached garage. Will fit most rvs! Also includes a hydraulic auto lift and inside parking for up to 10 cars. Schwartzrealty.Com/mdaa2005538

2 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

$325,000

DALE MEDLIN 301-466-5366

$564,900

CYLDE BUTLER 443-223-2743

Deale, 1br., 1ba., Large kitchen and bathrm. Recently painted , new shower added. Great Huntingtown, 4 br., & 3 Ba., 3.200+Sq. Ft. investment property with extra lot to build an- Colonial with level backyard on very private other home. Walking distance to the bay and 3.85 Acres. Large deck, finished walkout pier. Close to elementary school. 45 Minutes to basement. Too many recent updates to list. dc and 30 minutes to Annapolis. Complete reno. In late 2019. Close to high Schwartz realty.Com/ mdaa461980 school and elementary schools.


Art in Unexpected Places

A

s the mother of two rambunctious little boys, I choose our outings carefully. White-tablecloth restaurants are out, as are shops carrying fragile figurines. Needless to say, I’d never invite my 3- and 5-year-old to an art exhibit full of beautiful paintings priced in the thousands of dollars. Yet that is exactly where we found ourselves this past Sunday, quite by accident. We’d gone to Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis in search of a county park the boys hadn’t explored before. They enjoyed the playground, the shaded gazebo, and the plentiful tables for picnicking. But the visitor center piqued their curiosity. Entering the first level,

I remembered the ice-skating facilities from my own younger days. But my sons wanted to see what’s upstairs, where a wraparound porch is set up with inviting tables. Climbing the stairs to the second floor, we found that the space is set up as a two-level art gallery. It currently features the work of Jen Sterling, an Annapolis artist who paints big, bold abstract art in acrylic. The colors were strikingly vibrant, with noticeable layers and texture as we walked closer to each canvas. I gave my “Look, but don’t touch!” warning several times over. Despite my anxiety about keeping the paintings safe from my busy boys, I loved seeing them take in the artwork. “Which are your favorite colors?”

CONTENTS BAY BULLETIN

DNR Speed Limit Changes, MegaCranes Have Arrived, Blackwater Expands for Marshes, Fall Greenscape, Calvert Watermen’s Festival, Monarch Migration ......4 FEATURE

A Gallery Without Walls ........... 10 BAY PLANNER ....................... 13 PLAYGOER ............................ 15 SPORTING LIFE ..................... 16 MOON AND TIDES.................. 16 CREATURE FEATURE............... 17 GARDENING FOR LIFE............. 17 MOVIEGOER.......................... 18 NEWS OF THE WEIRD.............. 19 CLASSIFIED........................... 20 PUZZLES............................... 21 SERVICE DIRECTORY............... 23 ON THE COVER: FHN X PVA MURAL PROJECT: ELEVATE YOUR GAME. MURAL BY FUTURE HISTORY NOW. PHOTO BY ELIZA MACALUSO..

Volume XXIX, Number 37 September 16 - September 23, 2021 bayweekly.com Editorial Director Managing Editor

Meg Walburn Viviano Kathy Knotts

I asked. “ALL of them!” said my 3-yearold, gesturing grandly. “What do you think that one’s meant to be?” I asked, pointing to an unusual shape in red, yellow, black and brown. “A volcano!” announced my 5-year-old without hesitation. We stayed in the exhibit about 15 minutes, and I’m relieved to say no paintings were harmed in that time. Better yet, my boys got an unplanned experience in the fine arts. And that’s precisely what is great about public art—it enriches your life, sometimes when you least expect it. Making plans to visit an art museum or gallery may feel intimidating, expensive, or otherwise hard to fit into our schedule. Most of my art museum visits have been for the benefit of out-of-town guests I’m Staff Writers Kathy Knotts Krista Pfunder Contributing Writers Diana Beechener Wayne Bierbaum Dennis Doyle Maria Price Bill Sells Editors Emeritus J. Alex Knoll Bill Lambrecht Sandra Olivetti Martin Advertising Account Executive Heather Beard Production Manager Art Director

Send us your thoughts on CBM BAY WEEKLY:

601 Sixth St., Annapolis, MD 21403 editor@bayweekly.com

Mike Ogar Joe MacLeod

hosting. But art, put on display outdoors or in public spaces, is approachable. Throughout Chesapeake Country, public art opportunities are popping up everywhere, especially outdoors. The pandemic left arts organizations looking for safe ways to display work, and openair exhibits offered a solution. This week’s issue of CBM Bay Weekly highlights some outdoor art opportunities just arriving on the scene, or some you may not have known about. From murals to sculptures, gardens to public parks, art is easy to find even if you’re not trying. So put on your walking shoes and go take some in! p —MEG WALBURN VIVIANO, CBM EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

CHESAPEAKE BAY MEDIA, LLC 601 Sixth St., Annapolis, MD 21403 410-626-9888 chesapeakebaymagazine.com Chief Executive Officer

John Martino

Chief Operating Officer & Group Publisher Executive Vice President

John Stefancik Tara Davis

24/7 Chesapeake Bay News

Delivered straight to your inbox once a week for FREE!

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/bayweekly

Visit BAYWEEKLY.COM for the CBM BAY WEEKLY Online edition!

SIGN UP FOR THE EMAIL NEWSLETTER! Scan code ☛ or visit bayweekly.com

Sign up now at chesapeakebaymagazine.com/news

Introducing the 2022 Hyundai Tucson With a daring new look inside and out, the 2022 Tucson features game-changing technology and safety features. Built for the modern adventure.

935 West Street 410-295-1234 AnnapolisHyundai.com Hyundai is Gill Sans Bold

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 3


BAY BULLETIN chesapeakebaymagazine.com/baybulletin

A 6-knot speed limit zone on the Magothy River. Photo: Magothy River Association.

FEEDBACK WANTED: SPEED LIMIT CHANGES PROPOSED ON MAGOTHY & SOUTH RIVERS, WHITEHALL BAY BY DUFFY PERKINS

T

he Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wants your input on three speed limit zone extensions on the Bay’s western shore tributaries: the south Magothy River, the South River proper, and Mill Creek on Whitehall Bay. DNR is currently accepting public

comment on the changes, which include a proposed extension of the 6-knot demarcation zone around the Spring Cove and Forked Creek area of the Magothy River, near Belvedere Yacht Club and Ulmstead Marina. The move would push the no wake zone roughly 400 feet north and expand it significantly toward the river.

4 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

DNR’s proposal states that the amount of wake created by powerboats is affecting waterfront property owners, small personal watercraft, and marina residents. But whether the new extension would make a significant difference in the amount of wake is questionable. “Roughly 90 percent of the Magothy’s 71-mile coastline is already bulk-

headed,” says Paul Spadaro, Magothy Riverkeeper and President of the Magothy River Association. “When that much of the shoreline is armored, the river becomes like a billiards table and the amount of wake a boat creates actually increases.” Spadaro is encouraged by the proposal, however, stating that over the last 25 years he’s been involved with the MRA, the amount of self-propelled watercraft on the river has increased significantly, necessitating greater cooperation by boaters. “While the Magothy only has two public access points for kayakers, there are a significant number of community-owned properties and beaches along the river,” he says. Many of these communities prioritize water accessibility for their residents, often operating their own sailing and boating programs. It can be challenging for boaters to recognize these areas if they aren’t on the water regularly. Geoff Gales is the director of the Whitehurst Sailing Club, which instructs children in Optimist sailboats throughout the summer. Gales is also encouraged by the changes in Forked Creek. “The Magothy is pretty small,” he says, “so when a motorboat passes through, no matter where, the paddleboarders, kayakers, and sailboats are impacted by the wake.” To non-powerboaters, the 6-knot line can seem like a finish line, as boats will race right up to it before slowing down, or hit the gas immediately upon leaving the zone. Gales notes that it’s


not simply the powerboats moving into and out of the greater Chesapeake, but also those towing tubers or water skiers. “Water skiers are unpredictable,” he says, “and they love going in and out of creeks. When you have a fleet of children sailing and they come roaring in, you can never predict what they’re going to do.” The Magothy is not the only area under consideration for further speed limit assessments. Within Whitehall Bay, the DNR is considering extending the no-wake zone inside Mill Creek, moving the demarcation line by some 235 yards into the main stem of the waterway. Again, property damage and potential injuries are noted as the reasons for the change. This regulation would only be enforced on weekends and holidays, and not year round. On the South River in the area of the Riva Bridge, the 6-knot speed limit exists only on weekends and holidays during the boating season; a proposed action would create a full-time speed limit. The DNR admits that currently the difference between the area of the Riva Bridge, where the speed limits are enforced parttime, and the Route 2 Bridge, where speed limits are enforced at all times, is confusing for boaters as well as dangerous. The proposed action would reduce property damage and potential injuries as well as create consistency. Public comment is invited through Sept. 27th by emailing boatingregspubliccomment.dnr@maryland.gov. A public hearing has not yet been scheduled.

Most of us have never seen something get quite this close to the Bay Bridge. Photo: Bill Band.

MEGA-CRANES COME HOME AFTER EPIC JOURNEY BY CHERYL COSTELLO

F

or a few minutes last week, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Port of

Baltimore shipping channel came to a standstill. People watching from boats and the shore watched and waited. And then it happened: a barge carrying four enormous cranes passed under the bridge with only four feet of clearance at the bridge’s highest point.

Welcome to Boating!

Now that it’s arrived in Baltimore, work is underway to ready it for the supersized container ships it will service at the port—a game-changer for local industry. Bay Bulletin had one of the best seats See CRANES on page 6

SANDY POINT STATE PARK SEPTEMBER 17TH-18TH

Free Clinics for new boaters. • Docking • Trailering • Safety

For more information on the Clinics or sponsorships, contact MTAM, susan@mtam.org. September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 5


BAY BULLETIN

FOOD THAT TASTES AS GOOD AS FALL FEELS. We invite you to cozy up to the warm and savory flavors of the season. Because there’s comfort in fall’s bountiful harvest - and it’s as delicious as it looks. Annapolis Town Center | 1906 Towne Centre Blvd. Suite 110 | 443.775.5179

www.truefoodkitchen.com

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge contains critical tidal marshes. Photo: USFWS.

BLACKWATER GROWS AGAIN, ADDS LAND FOR MARSHES TO MIGRATE BY MEG WALBURN VIVIANO

E

fforts to conserve Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and the Chesapeake Bay’s marsh habitat have hit a milestone: since 2016, a total of 870 acres have been added to the refuge. Those 870 acres will provide space for marshes to migrate as sea levels rise, according to the Nature Conservancy, who secured protection of all those acres for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Blackwater is wellknown to be especially vulnerable to sea level rise. Already since the mid20th century, roughly 8,000 acres of Blackwater’s wetlands have been lost. But setting aside space for marshes to “migrate” to higher ground helps to preserve critical habitat for migrating birds traveling along their Atlantic Flyway route. Blackwater encompasses nearly one third of all the tidal wetlands in Maryland, and Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore holds more than 75 percent of the state’s remaining tidal wetlands. The Nature Conservancy has been CRANES from page 5

in the house, watching from the water with David Sites (plumber by trade, Bay photographer by love). Sites had been out to visit the cranes while they were docked in the Annapolis Anchorage in the channel, waiting for the right moment to make the final leg of their two-month trip from Shanghai, China. “You don’t understand until you’re next to it,” Sites says. “It just dwarfs you.” Sites and his son-in-law Chuckie Dunn took the day off work to witness history. “To think about that puzzle piece and how it connects our products to the consumer,” says Dunn. “Without those cranes, we can’t get the sea containers unloaded.” From just a few waves back, we saw the cranes clear the two Bay Bridge spans with just four rulers between them and the bridge. It was such a tight squeeze that traffic was stopped while the enormous distraction passed below. The four fully-electric cranes will measure 450 feet tall when fully upright. The cranes then made their way up the Patapsco River, clearing the Francis Scott Key Bridge and arriving at 6 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

working hard to keep those tidal wetlands intact, conserving nearly half the Nanticoke Division of the wildlife refuge. That section has grown to over 2,000 acres since 2011. “The Nanticoke is a priority area for conservation due to its ability to withstand future sea level rise, and high value for many important species from waterfowl to migratory songbirds. At the same time, the acquisition also provides a natural buffer against flooding and sea-level rise,” explains Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex Manager Marcia Pradines. The marshes are important not just for their value as wildlife habitat, but as protection against shoreline erosion and flooding from storms. The Nature Conservancy is able to help USFWS to acquire these tracts of land through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (funded by offshore oil and gas royalties) and by U.S. Department of the Interior Duck Stamps, purchased for $25 each by conservation-minded hunters and birdwatchers. To find out more about buying Duck Stamps, go to www.fws.gov/ birds/get-involved/duck-stamp.php.

their final destination at the port. A fire boat gave a traditional maritime welcome to the ship as it pulled into Seagirt Marine Terminal after traveling about 14,000 miles. “It started in Shanghai and went through the Indian Ocean, headed over the Caribbean, and almost made a b-line to Florida,” said William P. Doye, Executive Director of the Port of Baltimore, greeting the cranes at Seagirt. Once the new cranes are assembled and operational this winter, the port will be able to handle offloading containers from two ultra-large ships simultaneously. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan applauded the milestone. “We’ve had record-breaking years, year after year, and continue to increase production here. This is just one more step that’s going to help us in that direction. It’s been years of efforts of dredging these ports out to 50 feet so we can handle the largest ships in the world.” A moment that made us hold our breath is now etched in our memory banks to mark new beginnings on the Bay. “To realize they went 14,000 nautical miles to get here through the ocean— it’s just unbelievable,” Sites says.


BAY BULLETIN

Flowers and Volunteers Make a Difference Plant bulbs now for a beautiful spring BY KATHY KNOTTS

T

he City of Annapolis hosts its annual fall GreenScape project Saturday, Oct. 23. As always, Annapolis Recre-

ation and Parks invites the community to participate in national Make a Difference Day by volunteering for the city’s annual beautification efforts. GreenScape is a city and community partnership effort of beautification, clean-up, and planting in public spaces throughout the city. It was founded through the efforts of former Mayor Ellen Moyer and the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Advisory Board in 1991. Since then, hundreds of projects have been initiated and adopted by individuals, community groups and neighborhood associations. Groups can place a reservation for orange tulip and yellow daffodil bulbs beginning this week. Volunteers may select up to 100 of each for each project. Bulbs are free but are first-come, first serve. The bulbs will be planted in a public landscape area on Make a Difference Day. To order, e-mail Marisa Wittlinger at mdwittlinger@annapolis.gov and provide your name, contact phone number and organization (if applicable), and indicate where you will be planting and the number of bulbs you’re requesting. Bulb pick-up will be October 18-22 at the Pip Moyer Recreation in Annapolis. When volunteers pick up bulb orders, they must wear a mask.

The Fraid Knot out of Tilghman competes in the docking contest at the 2019 Calvert Watermen’s Festival. Photo courtesy Calvert Co. Watermen’s Association.

Watermen’s Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary BY KATHY KNOTTS

W

atermen are like the horse wranglers of the Bay. So it comes as no surprise that they like to let loose like cowboys of the old West. This time of year, the watermen of Calvert County are celebrating the end of a busy season and enjoying the fruits of their labors. Sunday marks the 20th annual Calvert County Watermen’s Festival at Watermen’s Wharf in Solomons. There you will find a family friendly affair that draws visitors from across the Bay region. There’s food and drinks, live music by Deanna Dove, the Island Girl. Buoy toss and anchor toss contests for the kids. But the main attraction is a thrill-

ing and exciting affair of churning water, spinning helms and churning motors. The boat docking contests are perhaps the best known part of this festival. Workboats and charter boats compete for cash, prizes, trophies and, naturally, bragging rights. Competitors maneuver around pilings, lassoing lines and docking at full throttle into a slip with remarkable skill. If docking contests are new to you, check out Cheryl Costello’s video report on the Chesapeake Cowboys to get a taste of just how thrilling the competition can be. Spoiler alert: the Cowboys aren’t all boys. chesapeakebaymagazine.com/ video-chesapeake-cowboys-competefor-best-docking-skills/. To experience the heart-pounding action in person, head to Solomons Sunday, Sept. 19 at noon for the festival: calvertwatermen.org.

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 7


Watch a monarch tagging demo with North Beach’s Lisa Garrett at this weekend’s farmers market. Photos courtesy Lisa Garrett.

Maryland Monarchs Mount Momentous Migration BY MATTHEW LIPTAK

I

t’s time to say goodbye again to our magnificent monarch butterflies. This beautiful pollinator is about to make its way to Mexico again on an epic 3,000mile journey. Multiple events have been scheduled to celebrate the send off of the beleaguered butterfly. “As a child there was an abundance,” recalled Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage Field Biologist Andi Pupke. “Their magnificence is spectacular. There’s no other migration like it—besides their sheer beauty and grace.” The inspiring insect makes a multi-generational trip to and from a single location in Mexico each year, reaching the border of Canada at its zenith. Monarchs incrementally travel north each year, laying eggs and letting the next generation do the next leg of flying north in the warm season, until the last leg when they bulk up and head back the full 3,000 miles to Mexico. That’s what Maryland monarchs are preparing to do. A number of local organizations believe that epic journey is worthy of celebration. Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage, on Kent Island, is holding its Magnificent Monarchs Workshop on Sept. 25 at 10 am. Those attending will learn firsthand about the butterfly’s migra-

C LEAN I N G

MAID EASY

tion from staff and also help them tag monarchs so they can be tracked before their trip south. The popular event has already filled up, but there is a wait list (410-822-5100). But all are welcome to celebrate the monarchs’ big adventure and the migrations of other wildlife in North Beach, Saturday, Sept. 18 (8-11am) at the Farmers Market. There will be a monarch butterfly tagging demonstration, milkweed meadow seedball making, coloring for the kids (and the kids at heart), and monarch-themed giveaways. The event is made possible through a partnership between the North Beach Department of Community Conservation and the North Beach House and Garden Club. For more details contact Lisa Garrett at 443-646-2426 or email her at lgarrett@northbeachmd.org, “We’re talking about migration cele-

SMOKING CESSATION CLASS 8-Week Session Starting:

October 5, 2021 – November 23, 2021

Time:

6:00-7:00pm Weekly on Tuesdays

Location:

Bay Community Health 134 Owensville Road West River, MD 20778

Program Benefits Learn Strategies to Quit After-Class Support

Free Smoking Aids Patches, Gums, or Lozenges

If you’re ready to quit using tobacco,

Help is Free

To register or learn more, call 443-607-1432, scan the QR code below or visit https://forms.gle/quVDVaN1yXRa57F27

NOW HIRING: FT/PT

STARTING PAY $520-$720 WEEKLY PAY

based on experience- OT and evenings available Fleet vehicles - Paid sick/Personal time available

CLEANINGMAIDEASYOFMD@GMAIL.COM OR 410.867.7773 8 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021


seven or eight years.” Pupke said “critical mass” is the population size where species are considered sustainable by scientists. “Once we get below that it can be pretty scary,” she said. On the bright side, Pupke noted that in the fields she tends, the number of monarch caterpillars was up slightly. And in 2019 the population rebounded somewhat by more than doubling in size, raising the hope that their annual flight will endure for more years to come. Weather can greatly affect their survival rate, as does habitat loss and insecticide use. Winter storms where they winter in Mexico caused major loss of the species in recent years. But there is hope. Participating in programs and talking about the monarch butterfly spreads the word that they are in need of help. And the simple act of planting a few milkweed next spring can attract this lovely pollinator right to your doorstep, so you can take in its beauty yourself in person. “You can do your part right in your own yard,” Garrett noted. “The more people we educate...you help preserve a little bit more of the milkweed,” Pupke said. “I’m a little bit concerned we can’t save them in our flyway. You can’t give up the ship. You’ve got to keep trying. It’s an all-hands-ondeck situation.” p bration,” Garrett said. “The idea is to help people know about all the creatures that leave here in the fall. They should come to the migration celebration so they can learn a little bit more.

People are very amazed at a small monarch going all the way to Mexico.” As for the monarch populations, they remain low and the species is in peril. They can use all the human help and

support they can get. “Since 1990 we’ve lost 90 percent of the population and oscillated back and forth,” Pupke said. “We’ve been hovering around critical mass for the last

Visit journeynorth.org to find out about the migration of the monarchs as well as that of ospreys, hummingbirds, orioles, and hawks.

H O M E S T E A D

G A R D E N S

We Have Mums & Fall Decor!

Davidsonville, MD | Severna Park, MD | Smyrna, DE W W W. H O M E S T E A D G A R D E N S . C O M

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 9


David Hayes sculpture at MC3 in Annapolis. Photo courtesy Annapolis Arts District.

A Gallery Without Walls B Y J I L L I A N A M O D I O , K AT H Y K N O T T S A N D K R I S TA P F U N D E R

W

HEN WE THINK about viewing art, we often default to the idea of walking through an art gallery or museum, gazing quietly and reflectively at the numerous works that hang upon the walls. In Chesapeake Country, we have no shortage of places to go to experience that, although the pandemic has made it a little more challenging to spend quality time indoors with some museums closed or limiting capacities.

Macbeth, bronze maquette by Greg Wyatt. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell Gallery.

Thankfully, the art world works hard to bring that same experience to the public in other locations. And if you look, you will start to see that art can be found everywhere. Public art enriches our physical environments, bringing streets, plazas and buildings to vibrant life. Public art also gives us the opportunity to watch creators in action, from seeing muralists tackle a blank wall to sculptors leading the installation of massive pieces. It helps connect us to our neighbors and makes us proud of where we live. And it’s fun to turn a corner and discover a sculpture or a mural in a surprising location. This week, we look at a few organizations, artists and alliances who are making sure that public art stays accessible and visible by putting it outdoors, in public spaces, with no visiting hours necessary.

ABSTRACT ANNAPOLIS

T

he David Hayes Art Foundation, named for the renowned sculptor, has brought a group of abstract steel sculptures to Annapolis and the Annapolis Arts District. In partnership with Annapolis Arts District and The Inner West Street Association, the installation at locations across the city allows for people to experience the joy and creativity of art in a casual and organic way. The collaboration is being spearheaded by Darin Gilliam and Alison Harbaugh of ArtFarm Studios. In an effort to bring art to community members who may not otherwise have the opportunity, ArtFarm is eager to make this a community project that will uplift and inspire. “Our goal is to create both visibility and community around the arts. We are excited to connect local artists to the David Hayes Foundation and the art they provide. In turn, we see positive collabora-

10 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

tions and educational opportunities for both artists and students in Annapolis,” says Gilliam, the studio’s co-owner. “As one who represents both visual and sculptural artists, I am excited to see such a prolific and renowned artist’s work in our town. This will bridge the gap between local and global art and artists and bring further excitement to the Annapolis arts scene,” says Katherine Burke, owner of Annapolis Collection Gallery and board member of the Annapolis Arts District. The outdoor art installations are a yearlong offering to the city and can be seen at Maryland Hall, MC3 at ParkPlace, Lemongrass on West Street, Bates Middle School, Stanton Community Center and The Graduate Hotel. Future locations will be unveiled over coming months, along with education and programming around sculptural art and color theory (annapolisartsdistrict.org/ david-hayes). Hayes has been involved in over 400 exhibitions and his work is included in over 100 institutional collections—including New York City’s MoMA and the Guggenheim. He has also been awarded the Logan Prize for Sculpture and been David Hayes with his sculpture at Maryland Hall Photo courtesy Annapolis Arts District.


recognized by the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Hayes was introduced to Annapolis through the Mitchell Gallery on the St. John’s campus in 2013. A Hayes sculpture still greets visitors at its entrance, adding a juxtaposition of abstract art to its traditional landscape.

ART IN THE QUAD

O

n the St. John’s campus, the Mitchell Gallery is currently closed to visitors. But that doesn’t mean art can’t be found. In addition to the Hayes sculpture, a smaller installation of art awaits students and visitors alike in the Quad. A Season of Shakespeare is a recently-installed outdoor exhibit of bronze sculptures influenced by the works of the Bard, created by artist Greg Wyatt. The figures, called maquettes, are midsized models placed around the quad at St. John’s and some will be recreated as full-sized sculptures when Wyatt’s full exhibit comes to the gallery next year. The 600-pound statuettes are held in place by two-foot anchors in the ground. “We invited Greg to have a full exhibition here,” says gallery executive director Lucinda Edinberg. “We had planned to have it last spring with full-size sculptures, the maquettes, watercolors and what-not. That had to be postponed due to the pandemic.” So Edinberg decided that having some elements on display outdoors was an acceptable compromise. “We can still have art on campus and this way we don’t have to worry about COVID or colds or the flu or whatever comes our way. People can walk around them and enjoy them.” The eight bronze maquettes will be on display until Oct. 15 and each is a realistic image inspired by a Shakespeare work, such as Falstaff or Macbeth. Other works by Wyatt can be seen in the gardens of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washing-

ton, D.C., and Arlington Cemetery, as well as installations around the world. Maquettes are scale models used by artists to help visualize and test ideas without the effort and expense of a full-sized model. “So like a muralist would start with a scaled drawing, or even a billboard ad, when you are working on such a monumental scale, you make several smaller sized pieces and work you way up to the finished product,” explains Edinberg. “For sculpture, it’s important because it determines what you are going to see at a larger size, you have to think about the visual perception and perspectives those larger pieces will create.” Edinberg says the public reaction to the pieces has varied. “Our students look at them with a lot of curiosity, most of them have read Shakespeare and enjoy the characters, while others want the Quad left completely blank. But Photo by Jack Turner. it’s a nice diversion from the usual. It creates change and elicits comments. Being able to see artwork when institutions have been closed nourishes the soul. And that is our intention. We are closed but not gone.” “I fully expect to see them dressed for Halloween,” Edinberg adds. Watch a live-stream interview with artist Greg Wyatt, Sunday, Sept. 19 at 3pm: /www.sjc.edu/annapolis/mitchell-gallery/.

ART IS EL LENGUAJE UNIVERSAL: Kenmaya (detail) “Kenmaya” mural section by FUTURE HISTORY NOW. Photo by Jahru. FHN x PVA Mural Project: Elevate Your Game. Mural by FUTURE HISTORY NOW Photo by Eliza Macaluso.

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

A

nnapolis is quickly becoming known for its wealth of outdoor murals, thanks to the efforts of the Art in Public Places Commission. A new mural joins the party this week on the side of the Samuel L. Gilmer Department of Transportation headquarters in Parole.

Annapolis Taxi Drivers Mural (ATDM). Mural by FUTURE HISTORY NOW. Photo by Jahru.

CONTINUED O

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 11


Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center. Photos from Annmarie Garden Facebook page.

GALLERY WITHOUT WALLS

CONTINUED

The mural honors more than 60 Annapolis men and women for “taking us in the right direction.” The mural was created and painted by Jeff Huntington and collaborators at Future History Now (FHN), a nonprofit organization that creates murals with youth in underserved communities. The project was painted over the summer to honor the many African American taxi drivers throughout Annapolis’ history. Since its inception in 2016, FHN has created 39 murals in Anne Arundel County. “A primary concern of FHN is sharing authentic street art experiences as a means of teaching contemporary mural production,” says FHN founder and artist Jeff Huntington. “FHN projects promote skill sharing and problem solving, employ mathematical processes, and often address civic, social, and historical content.” Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles, who advocated for the mural project,

says, “The design is striking, and reminds us of the commitment of our taxi drivers and transit service operators to serve this community.” Mayor Gavin Buckley, a longtime champion of public art, added, “you have got to see this mural in person. It ‘drives’ home the importance of all manner of transportation options that make a city like Annapolis function.” Elevate Your Game, a colorful new mural, was also unveiled this summer on the basketball court at Studio 39 behind Maryland Hall by FHN and the Performing & Visual Arts (PVA) Program of Anne

Arundel County schools. Maryland Hall’s ArtReach team, led by Laura Brino, has also recently completed a mural called One Annapolis located on the track behind Bates Middle School. This collaborative project also included FHN, the PVA program, and artist-activists Comacell Brown and Deonte Ward. Huntington says more projects are in the works. “We are currently working on/ preparing for mural projects for Chesapeake Art Center in Brooklyn Park, phase 2 of a basketball court mural in collaboration with Bike AAA at Lindale Middle School, and one for the Interna-

Enjoy Annmarie’s artists, sculptures and plenty of activities during Annmarie’s ArtsFest this weekend.

The annual fine arts festival features more than 160 artist booths, 35 performers on four stages and activities. There will be Pilates demos, kids can mine for gems, and at the Discovery Tent, you can pick up painting supplies, grab an easel and create your own masterpiece. Street performers—including bubble artists and musicians— will entertain throughout the festival. Food, beer and wine are available and the arts building and tent circle are open. ArtsFest: Sept. 18 & 19 (11am-5pm), Annmarie Garden, Solomons, $10 w/discounts, RSVP: annmariegarden.org.

12 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

tional School at Largo High School in Prince Georges,” he said. “We are also planning the 7th mural of the 9-mural walking tour called Kids Making History, which will be the only mural tour, to my knowledge, that will be accompanied by time lapse videos and a virtual docent activated by QR codes and voiced by the youth who worked on each project.”

ARTSFEST AT ANNMARIE GARDEN

I

n Calvert County, art lovers can find plenty of outdoor wonder at Annmarie Garden. A sculpture greets you as you pull up to the art center. It’s the “Tribute to the Oyster Tonger, a Chesapeake Waterman” by Antonio Tobias Mendez. This memorial to the oyster tongers was created with the intention to celebrate a people of pride, character and integrity and to create a feeling for their space and to symbolize the elements of their existence. The sculpture is meant to invoke a sense of timelessness and enduring quality. Beyond, in the 30-acre sculpture garden you’ll find all the outdoor art you could hope to see, nestled in the woods down a shady path. p


M O N D AY

BAY P L A N N E R

T U E S D AY

W E D N E S D AY

T H U R S D AY

By Kathy Knotts • September 16 - September 23 THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16

Blood Drive 1:30-7pm, Broadneck Library, RSVP: 1-800-733-2767.

September Sunset Concerts The Grilled Lincolns. 6-8pm, Annapolis Maritime Park Campus, 7300 Edgewood Rd., Annapolis, free (donations suggested): amaritime.org.

Colonial Cocktails Make citron water, a refreshing lemon cordial and Fish House Punch, an exclusive drink from the longest running men’s social club in the English-speaking world, the Schuylkill Fishing Club (ages 21+).​6:30-8pm, Historic London Town, Edgewater, $30 w/discounts, RSVP: historiclondontown.org.

How to Make Almojábanas Learn how to make Colombian cheese bread with Chef Dora as part of Hispanic Heritage Month with the library. 7pm, RSVP for Zoom link: aacpl.net.

Sharks Lecture Series Learn about Maryland’s most popular fossil, shark’s teeth, with assistant curator of paleontology Victor Perez. 7-8pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, free: calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Comedian Noel Casler 8pm, Rams Head on Stage, Annapolis, $20, RSVP: ramsheadonstage.com. SEPTEMBER 16 THRU 19

Submit your ideas, comments and events! Email us: calendar@bayweekly.com

SEPTEMBER 16 THRU 26

Newtowne Players Presents A Night on Broadway Theater group launches its 18th season with new songs, new singers and a concert-style show featuring songs from Broadway’s Golden Era through the songbooks of modern musical theatre. ThFSa 8pm, Su 3:30pm, Three Notch Theatre, Lexington Park, $18 w/ discounts, RSVP: newtowneplayers.org. SEPTEMBER 16 THRU OCTOBER 2

The Colonial Players’ The Revolutionists This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, and compatriots and chosen sisters. (Masks req’d). ThFSa 8pm, Su 2pm, Colonial Players Theater, Annapolis, $23, RSVP: thecolonialplayers.org. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17

​​Art in the Park Open air market features crafts by local artists and small businesses. 4-9pm, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard: jefpat.maryland.gov.

​​Mysteries of the Marsh Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary’s newest property, the Emory Waters Nature Preserve via kayak or paddleboard (ages 16+). 5-9pm, 6032 Pindell Rd., Lothian, $30, RSVP: www.jugbay.org.

Anne Arundel County Fair

Sunset Skipjack Sail

Ride carnival rides, snack on tasty treats, watch a livestock auction, listen to live music and visit the exhibits. Hours and discounts detailed on website. $10 w/ discounts, RSVP: aacountyfair.org.

Sail along the Patuxent River at sunset aboard the historic skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s; BYOB (ages 21+). 5-9pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, $35 w/discounts, RSVP: 410-326-2042 x41.

Happy Hour with LeVar Burton Watch a live stream during the National Book Festival watch party on Zoom. 7-8:30pm, RSVP for link: http://CalvertLibrary.info.   SEPTEMBER 17 & 18

Welcome to Boating Clinic New and experienced boaters learn to properly launch, load, retrieve and dock a trailerable boat. Boaters can also talk with experts about flares and safety items, paint and finishes for boats, winterization, fuel dock safety, towing and anchoring. Sponsored by Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, Marine Trades Association, Annapolis School of Seamanship, and Boat U.S. Foundation. F Noon-7pm, Sa 10am-4pm, Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, RSVP: https://bit.ly/3yNhBQg. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18

Fall Migration Celebration Join the North Beach Dept. of Community Conservation and the North Beach House and Garden Club to make milkweed meadow seedballs, watch a butterfly tagging, and more. 8-11am, North Beach Farmers Market: lgarrett@northbeachmd.org.

discover the world of chipmunks. 9:3010:30am, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, RSVP: 301-497-5887.

Endangered Cemeteries Join Elinor Thompson and Dr. Elgin Klugh for a day of discussions about endangered cemeteries and the challenges they face across Maryland. 10am-4pm, Captain Avery Museum, Shady Side, free, RSVP: tanyardcemetary@gmail.com.

Goshen Farm Fall Open House Visit the farm and see Raptor’s Eye birds of prey demo, Eye in the Sky unmanned drone, the soil pit, take a story walk, virtual tours of 1783 House and Hoop House, walk through the pollinator garden, monarch waystation, sharing garden, Henson-Hall Slave Garden, and the wildlife pond; learn about beekeeping; lunch available for purchase. 10am-4pm, Historic Goshen Farm, Cape St. Claire, free: goshenfarm.org.

Free State Fly Fishers An introduction to offshore fly fishing, led by Ed Waleryszak. 10am-noon, Davidsonville Family Rec Center, RSVP: rybeer@gmail.com.

Bilingual Family Concert

Friends of Calvert Library Book Sale

Join Colombian children’s songwriter Nathalia in an interactive bilingual concert. Her energetic songs will have families singing, dancing and learning a little Spanish in this fun multicultural experience. 10:30am, RSVP for link: aacpl.net.

9am-3pm, Calvert Library, Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291.

KIDS Nature Tales

Paper Shredding 9am-1pm, Appeal Landfill, Lusby: 410-326-0210.

The Secret Life of Chipmunks What do chipmunks do to hide their food, find shelter, and select mates? Join Dr. Jenkins on this short walk, with some games and activities, and

Join an old-fashioned outdoor story time and discover nature tales about the wildlife all around us (ages 10 and under). 11am-noon, South Tract, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, RSVP: 301-497-5887.

To have your event listed in Bay Planner, send your information at least 10 days in advance to calendar@bayweekly.com. Include date, location, time, pricing, short description and contact information. Our online calendar at www.bayweekly.com/events is always open.

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 13


BAY PLANNER RetroFest on the Potomac

Artist Reception

Check out classic cars, browse for vintage treasures and step back in time to the nostalgic tunes of yesteryear with live retro music from the ‘40s to the ‘70s; enter the Retro Pin-Up Photo Contest, activities for kids, food trucks and beer wagon. Whatever your decade, the public is invited to get their “Rockabilly” on and support the mission of Piney Point. 11am-5pm, Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Park, $5, RSVP: FriendsMuseumStore.Square.Site.

Meet artist John Aquilino, whose urban landscapesareondisplayintheSoloexhibit. 5:30-7:30pm, Main St. Gallery, Annapolis: www.mainstreetfineart.com.

Lunch Chat with Jason Reynolds

The LSO Returns

Live stream from the National Book Festival. Noon-1:30pm, RSVP for link: http://CalvertLibrary.info.  

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra opens season with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony and dancers from Ballet Theatre of Maryland in La Conga del Fuego in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. 7:30pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, $25, RSVP: marylandhall.org.

Block Party Celebrate the museum’s reopening plus a brand new exhibit: Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake; enjoy music, food, and more. 1-5pm, Banneker-Douglass Museum, Annapolis, free, RSVP: 410-216-6180.

ArchiTrex Tour Explore 300 years of architecture in historic Annapolis with an architectural historian during a walking tour to the Shiplap House, the Paca House, Patrick Creagh House, Hammond Harwood House, and the Chase Lloyd House. 1:303:30pm, departs from 1 Dock St., Annapolis, $22 w/discounts, RSVP: annapolis.org.

Latin Bingo Learn to play Lotería, a popular board game in Latin America, similar to bingo, usually played at family reunions and community festivals. 2pm, Discoveries: The Library at the Mall, Annapolis: aacpl.net.

Movie on the Beach Watch The Croods on the beach. Dusk, North Beach: northbeachmd.org.

Annapolis Jazztet 7-9:30pm, Classic Theatre of Maryland, Annapolis, $25: classictheatremaryland.org.

Artsfest ‘21 Artsfest brings together some of the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of art, music, food, vendors, kids activities and more.10am-5pm, Annmarie Garden, Solomons, $10 w/ discounts, RSVP: annmariegarden.org. SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19

Harvest Moon Canoe Paddle along the Patuxent River and its branches at the full moon closest to the autumn equinox (ages 16+). 5-9pm, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, $20, RSVP: www.jugbay.org.

September ​​Sunday Concerts Guava Jelly plays; bring lawn seatSep 21: Untold Stories of the Revolution ing. 4-6pm, Hatton Regester Green, Severna Park, free: friendsofaatrails. org/summer-concerts. Untold Stories of the

Revolution

University of Maryland historian Richard Bell shares things you might not have learned in high school or college about the American struggle for independence. 7-9:30pm, $15 w/discounts, RSVP for link: Annapolis.org. WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 Sep 19: Neil Harpe Exhibit

Neil Harpe Exhibit See Hindsight 2020, artwork created during lockdown. 5-7pm, ArtFarm, Annapolis: https://www.artfarmannapolis.com/. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20

KIDS Storytime Outside

How do you use binoculars and identify birds? Join a local birder to be introduced to this hobby (ages 7+). 8-9:30am, South Tract, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, RSVP: 301-497-5887.

Join Calvert Library for outdoor stories, songsandsociallydistancedfun.Bringseating, dress for weather, wear a mask. 11-11:45am, Kings Landing, Huntingtown, RSVP: http://CalvertLibrary.info.

Patuxent River Cleanup

Dia de Los Muertos

Pick up trash and litter along the river via canoe. 10am-2pm, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, RSVP: jugbay.org.

Learn about Mexico’s Day of the Dead & create your own nicho to take home for your ofrenda. Supplies must be picked up at Glen Burnie Library before the program. 6pm, RSVP for Zoom link: aacpl.net.

Archaeology Hike Hike three miles through the park’s

14 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

2-7pm, Shady Side Community Center: 410-867-2599.

Learn more about the sculpture exhibit in a live-stream interview with artist Greg Wyatt. 3-4pm, free: sjc.edu/annapolis/mitchell-gallery/

Birding Basics

Jazz Beyond Borders presents music festival featuring The JoGo Project and Elijah Balbed, fine art, food and wine tasting stations. 1-5pm, Café Mezzanotte, Severna Park, $35, RSVP: www.instnt.us/aitp.

Blood Drive

Mitchell Gallery Interview

SEPTEMBER 18 & 19

Art in the Park Sep 18: Harvest Moon Canoe

archaeological sites. The tours begin and end at the Visitor Center parking lot. 2-4:30pm, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard, $5: www.jefpat.maryland.gov.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21

One Maryland, One Book Join an online discussion of this year’s selection, The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. 6:30-8pm, RSVP for link: http:// CalvertLibrary.info.  

Hood2Good Showcase ArtReach presents the youth artist showcase. 7pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, free: marylandhall.org. THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23

KIDS Little Minnows Children (ages 3-5yrs) join in story time and carryout craft about sharks. 10:15am, 11:15am, Calvert Marine Museum, free w/admission: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

September Sunset Concerts Rickshaw Lizard. 6-8pm, Annapolis Maritime Park Campus, 7300 Edgewood Rd., Annapolis, free (donations suggested): amaritime.org.

No Ocean Between Us

Film Screening

Join World Artists Experience for a virtual cultural tour of South America, with the executive director of the Arts Museum of the Americas. 12:30pm, RSVP for link: worldartists.org.

The Annapolis Film Society presents Language Lessons. Doors open 6:30pm, film at 7pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, $16.69, RSVP: www.annapolisfilmfestival.com/. p


PLAYGOER

The real reason to see this production is the marvelous cast. All four are fully invested in their characters, thus bringing to life the anger, fear, and determination that can lead true believers to the ultimate sacrifice.

BY JIM REITER

(Left to right) Carey Bibb, Samantha McEwen Deininger, Mary Rogers, Ryan Gunning Harris star in The Revolutionists. Photo by Brandon Bentley.

Colonial Players’ The Revolutionists

A Play Within a Play, a Revolution Within a Revolution

C

olonial Players has opened its 73rd season with Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists, an imagined coming together of four women in the late 18th century who flex their feminist muscles as they fight for individual and common causes during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. While Gunderson’s script skips along the surface of the important issues of the time, its contemporary language and attitude remind us that some of those issues, most notably the fight for equality, remain today. The play is now the subject of a dynamic, funny and often moving production that opened last week at Colonial Players. A quartet of talented actors brings the revolutionary women to life. Mary C. Rogers is Olympe De Gouges, the author of the Declaration of the Rights of Women and of the Female Citizen; in

the play, she is desperately trying to write a play but has writer’s block (“No one wants a musical about the French revolution”). Carey Bibb is Charlotte Corday, the boisterous murderer of journalist and politician Jean-Paul Marat, who wants a juicy line she can use at her beheading. Ryan Gunning Harris is Marie Antoinette, the last French queen, whose hilarious vapidity transitions to sisterly caring. Samantha McEwen Deininger is Marianne Angelle, a composite character who represents free Black women in SaintDomingue (now Haiti) fighting French rule; she wants De Gouges to write a pamphlet supporting her cause. In a play like this chemistry is critical, and under the direction of Jennifer Cooper, these four work together nicely even as they maintain clearly defined individual characters. Rogers

is excellent as de Gouges, balancing the author’s struggle to encapsulate the Revolution at the same time as she seeks to propel égalité. Equally effective is Bibb’s Corday, loud and animated and determined to commit justice. Marie Antoinette could easily have become a comedic caricature, but Harris gives her character a perceptible depth from which the asides spring. Deininger makes the audience feel Angelle’s passion for her cause, and her personal tie to it. While Cooper and her actors keep a lively pace, the first act seems to drag to its end, just as the second act takes a few minutes to kick into gear; both are products not of the performances but of Gunderson’s script. Cooper keeps most of the action at the center of Colonial’s rectangular stage, a necessity so the audience on all four sides can see. So it’s unfortunate that the play’s most impactful and clever special effects are projected onto a single screen set in a corner;

typically this forces parts of the audience to crane their neck to look in that direction, if they aren’t blocked by other audience members; perhaps with sparser audiences due to COVID this won’t be a problem. Costumes, hair, wigs and makeup nicely place the characters in the time period yet give them a unique, almost punk look, and while “less is more” is often the truism for lighting and sound, a full complement of effects featuring each is especially effective here. But the real reason to see this production is the marvelous cast. All four are fully invested in their characters, thus bringing to life the anger, fear, and determination that can lead true believers to the ultimate sacrifice. Runs through October 2; two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission; costumes by Amy Atha-Nicholls; lights by Shannon Benil, Ginny White; sound by David Cooper; set by Richard Atha-Nicholls; hair, wigs and makeup by Leigh Rawls. Tickets are $23 and $18; masks must be worn. Live streaming is available, though Colonial has taken many precautions for the live audience, including the installation of enhanced air filtration systems. p For information visit www.thecolonialplayers.org.

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 15


SPORTING LIFE

The rockfish bite is the best of the year since many factors have kept lots of anglers off the water this season. The result is that our rockfish and white perch have avoided the intense pressure and associated mortality of a normal year of recreational angling. Estimates vary but generally the figures say that sport fishing harvests are down 50 percent. Commercial fisheries have been permitted to take their full allocation (over 50 percent) but on the whole the rockfish population has benefited and the fall season looks to be excellent. Live lining is particularly hot right now and as long as the norfolk spot stay around to provide us with the best bait, the chances of some good catches are as good as they’ve been all year. The next best technique is chumming with ground menhaden and using cut, fresh menhaden (a.k.a. bunker, alewife) as bait on the bottom. Circle hooks remain mandatory and remember the limit remains at one rockfish, 19 inches or more. Trolling and jigging metal and soft plastics are also productive tactics and getting good results. White perch are schooling well, some still in the tribs along structured shorelines but others schooling in deeper water for wintertime. They’ll take small spinnerbaits in the shallows and worms, shrimp, clams and crab in depths to 25 feet and deeper. crabbing remains mostly moribund but if enough survive a mild winter, things may be better in 2022. Good fishing all. Winter is coming.

FISHFINDER

BY DENNIS DOYLE

Winslow Homer, The Fog Warning. Via Google Art Project.

An Autumn Angling Advisory T he essential phase of any fishing adventure always occurs before you even leave the house: Proper preparation prevents poor performance, as the U.S. Marines are fond of saying. The most critical element of your day, however, is safety. The first phase of the proper preparation checklist assumes that access to the internet. Reliable, timely and accurate information is paramount when preparing a plan for the day’s approach and the internet is the best source for accurate weather and tidal data. Most marine info is real-time readings from buoys and on-site weather gear. Refer to weather data before your trip and always review again before you leave. Your first search will be for the day’s general weather in your location. The

ASOS PRESENTS

MOON & TIDES

temperatures overnight and the forecast for the day are the first conditions to evaluate. If the overnights are in the 65to 75-degree range you are in luck, that is the preferable range for September. Well over that range or well under tend to present a problem. Anything near 60 degrees or less overnight is going to be uncomfortable early in the morning. The day will quickly become warm in September but you will have to don heavier clothing to begin, especially on open water. Don’t think about toughing it out if you’ve under-dressed. It doesn’t take long for your inner core temperature to drop and hypothermia to set in. And remember, one of the very first symptoms, aside from rapid shivering, is poor mental acuity. You are more likely to make poor decisions. T HURS DAY

F RI D AY

S ATU RD AY

Over 90 degrees may be unusual this time of year but it’s not exceptional. Heatstroke remains every bit as deadly as its opposite. The very young and old are the most vulnerable to both. Cold drinks, shade, proper clothing and caution are the keys for dealing with high heat. Next on your list is wind speeds causing rough and possibly dangerous water—I avoid anything over 12 knots. I have a small boat but even in larger crafts wave conditions can quickly become uncomfortable over 15 knots, depending on direction. Reach is a wave condition caused by the interaction of the wind over distances of open water. Bay waters are most drastically affected by winds over the length of the Bay from the northwest and southeast. Long reaches will produce the biggest and steepest waters out in the open Bay and in areas of concentrated high tidal currents (rips) opposing the wind direction. On windy days you can avoid the worst of it by fishing the lee shores and up into the tributaries but keep in mind you may have to travel S U ND AY

M OND AY

TU E SD A Y

through some rough water to get there. Tidal phases can be important to all types of fishing so keep in mind the transition phase from incoming to outgoing and its opposite during which there will be mixed or no tidal current. As a rough rule you’re going to encounter these dead or slack waters about an hour and a half after the scheduled full flood and ebb tides and the bite invariably dies at those times. There’s no way of avoiding the transition periods without traveling long distances. Just be aware they’re going to happen and adjust your expectations. The weather and tidal data for the Bay is detailed and accurate under normal conditions but also know that if it’s been blowing stiffly out of the north or south for a few days the incoming and outgoing can be off by as much as hours. The best remedy for periods immediately following windy weather is to talk to someone who’s been out there and be ready to adjust your day. It’s fall, the fishing is great but be careful out there. p

WEDNESDAY

ANNAPOLIS

Sep Sunrise/Sunset 16 6:48 am 7:12 pm 17 6:49 am 7:10 pm 18 6:50 am 7:08 pm 19 6:51 am 7:07 pm 20 6:52 am 7:05 pm 21 6:53 am 7:04 pm 22 6:53 am 7:02 pm 23 6:54 am 7:00 pm Sep Moonrise/set/rise 16 - 1:43 am 5:12 pm 17 - 2:51 am 5:53 pm 18 - 4:01 am 6:27 pm 19 - 5:09 am 6:56 pm 20 - 6:15 am 7:22 pm 21 - 7:18 am 7:46 pm 22 - 8:20 am 8:10 pm 23 - 9:21 am 8:35 pm

A Captain’s License is a professional credential required to operate a vessel carrying passengers or cargo for hire. If anyone onboard is paying to be there, or you are being paid to transport goods or cargo, you are required to have a licensed Captain aboard.

16 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

T HUR S D A Y

09/16 02:16 AM H 08:49 AM L 1:52 PM H 8:05 PM L 09/17 03:16 AM H 09:45 AM L 3:02 PM H 9:07 PM L 09/18 04:09 AM H 10:33 AM L 4:05 PM H 10:05 PM L 09/19 04:55 AM H 11:13 AM L 5:00 PM H 11:00 PM L 09/20 05:35 AM H 11:50 AM L 5:49 PM H 11:51 PM L 09/21 06:12 AM H 12:25 PM L 6:35 PM H 09/22 12:39 AM L 06:46 AM H 12:59 PM L 7:19 PM H 09/23 01:26 AM L 07:19 AM H 1:33 PM L 8:02 PM H

NOW HIRING

CAPTAINS CALL NOW! (410) 263-8848


CREATURE FEATURE

STORY AND PHOTO BY WAYNE BIERBAUM

Four Fast Feet

I

recently took a couple of days off for a trip to the beaches of Fenwick Island. Of course, I got up early to walk on the beach and watch the sunrise. While walking on the beach, I had to be very careful not to crunch a crab. Early in the morning, there were ghost crabs running around everywhere. As the sun came up, I saw how many crab holes there were.

Fenwick Island is the quiet part of the southern Delaware coast. As I later visited Ocean City, it was much more crowded with people and there were fewer crab holes. The Atlantic ghost crab (Ocypode quadrata) is common along the Atlantic Coast from Rhode Island to Brazil. They are a land crab that spends only its larval development in seawater, however, they still have gills and

require moisture as an interface for gas exchange. On sunny dry days, they stay in a burrow. Overnight and on clouded damp days they will be out. They are hunter/scavengers that will go after a fly or a newly hatched turtle. They also look for food in the high tide debris. As everyone that has tried to catch one knows, they run really fast and change direction on a dime. This helps

them escape from the many animals that want to eat them. The crabs live about three years and spend cold winters in their burrows. After the water and sand warms, the crabs spend time scurrying around looking for a mate. The male attracts the females with some pincer clicking and posturing. After fertilization, the eggs develop on the underside of the female and must be kept moist and clean. She will let waves wash over her to accomplish both cleaning and wetting. When the eggs are developed near the point of hatching, she will go into the surf and do a bouncing dance as the eggs are released. The eggs and subsequent hatchlings stay in the upper columns of water and go through three developing stages while feeding on plankton. At the last stage, they start to look like crabs and sink to the bottom. The ones that survive, crawl to a sandy shore to begin their new life on land. Living on the beach is not too easy for them. Night herons, raccoons, foxes, and other animals want to eat them. Humans crush them with their beach trucks and, of course, step on them. The denser the population of beach-goers, the fewer crabs. When you go to beach try to avoid stepping on the crabs or their holes. They will try to pinch if you pick one up but otherwise they will keep their distance on their four fast feet. p

GARDENING FOR HEALTH

STORY AND PHOTO BY MARIA PRICE

We Can Fight Climate Change

C

limate change is one of the biggest challenges we are facing as a species. Human activity over the past 200 years has meant that we’re standing on the brink of an environmental disaster- The latest weather occurrences should be eye opening. Hurricanes with exceptional wind speeds, tornadoes in our backyard, western fires blazing for months, pandemics and floods. We can’t wait for the wheels of government to take action. If we all start making some changes, we can start to make a difference. We should minimize our carbon footprint. Our carbon footprint is a measure of the total amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere, usually measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide. These gases block heat from escaping the atmosphere; they include carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane. Greenhouse gas emissions are causing the earth to warm up at an unnatural rate. Global warming is a rapid increase of the average surface temperature on earth caused

by the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural gas) are natural resources that produce carbon dioxide. Global data from 2017, from Our World In Data, gives us the following figures. It tells us that the United States produces 5.27 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide annually. China produces 9.84 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide annually. What are the biggest sources of carbon footprints? Producing energy by the burning of fossil fuels produced 36,013.52 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Agriculture produced 5795.51 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Land use change and forestry via altering or converting land produced 3217.07 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Industrial processes produced 2771.08 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Waste produced 1560.85 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. Our actions and lifestyle choices have some impact on the environment. Small changes can all add up.

First try to reduce the amount of energy you use and reduce your waste. Turn lights off when not in use. Besides electric cars, there are many electric alternatives for garden work. DR Power Equipment (1-800376-9637) offers many battery powered tools: electric mowers, pole saws, weed whackers, hedge trimmers, blowers and chain saws. Reduce your waste by composting kitchen scraps, newspaper, cardboard, leaves, grass clippings and anything that is organic. All of this can be composted in a discreet part of your yard to replenish your soil. You should continually feed your soil. The pictured Compost Tumbler (1-800-880-2345) keeps composting easy and neat. It makes compost very quickly. If allowed, use a small clothesline to dry your laundry instead of a clothes dryer. Try riding a bicycle for transportation when possible. Shop locally especially at farmers markets and local farms. Try to reduce how often you buy new products. Eat fewer animal products. The more energy intensive something is to produce, it’s

The pictured Compost Tumbler (1-800880-2345) keeps composting easy and neat. It makes compost very quickly. usually worse for the environment. Try to grow as many vegetables as possible and try your hand at canning or freezing the excess. Don’t forget to grow native plants to increase the numbers of our pollinators otherwise your plants won’t make food. Small changes can have big impact.  p

Quiet Waters Park 31st Annual

GRANDFATHER

CLOCK REPAIR Celebrating 51 Years

We also fix wall & mantel clocks

www.marylandclockco.com 1251 W. Central Ave G-3 Davidsonville, MD 21035 410-798-6380 301-262-5300

Art and MusicFestival Featuring original artwork, demonstrations, music, andspecialty food trucks.

Saturday October 16 SundayOctober 17 10 am-5 pm $6 per car 410-222-1777/fqwp.org

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 17


A Shoppe for All Seasons Unique Home Accents & Unexpected Treasures for Family, Friends and Celebrations!

THE MOVIEGOER

BY DIANA BEECHENER

(410) 257-7510

#2 WEST FRIENDSHIP ROAD

Friendship, MD 20758

Gerard Butler in Copshop.

Copshop

One cop stands between the mob and a snitch in this siege movie IN THEATERS

T

eddy Murretto (Frank Grillo: Boss Level) isn’t going to live long if he stays in the open. On the run from mob hitmen, shot, and trying to save his ex-wife and son, Teddy makes the only move he can—he punches a cop in the face. The cop, Valerie (Alexis Louder: The Tomorrow War), is more than happy to lock up the dude who sucker punched her. But just Teddy’s luck, he punched the one cop in Nevada who isn’t on the take or completely incompetent. Now he’s got Valerie breathing down his neck, trying to find out why Teddy sent himself to jail. But eager rookie cops aren’t Teddy’s only problem. Bob Viddick (Gerard Butler: Greenland), a mob hitman has gotten himself thrown in jail so he can take out Teddy and collect his money. Should Teddy trust Valerie to help

18 • BAY WEEKLY • September 16 - September 23, 2021

him? Or should he take his chances with the hitman? Director/co-writer Joe Carnahan (Boss Level) makes a very specific type of action flick. He likes slick shots with swooping camera moves, a convoluted plot, and snappy dialogue that’s just a hair too clever for whatever’s going on. Carnahan movies would have starred Schwarzenegger or Stallone if they were made 20 years ago. It’s not high art, but it’s highly entertaining if you’re a fan of the genre. This time, Carnahan is experimenting with ‘70s B-movies as part of his aesthetic. Copshop is essentially Assault on Precinct 13 with all the gritty John Carpenter flair removed. And that, unfortunately, is a bit of a problem. Carnahan is too clean of a filmmaker to sell the grimy low budget feel he’s going for. The director likes to keep his action bombastic and light, with plenty of comedic style. That approach doesn’t mesh well with the nihilistic grunge most ‘70s movies shared. As a result, Copshop feels like a kid toddling in its mother’s shoes— cute, but undeniably a poor fit. Carnahan’s style is more suited to ‘80s-era action that thrived on excess. He can never seem to pull back in Copshop, glutting himself with flashy

shootouts, quirky characters, and monologues. But in spite of a too-slick exterior, there’s a lot of fun to be had in Copshop. Butler especially is having a great time as a wily and mildly unhinged hitman who is willing to do whatever it takes to collect his bounty. Whether he’s verbally sparring or literally beating the snot out of people, Butler’s Bob is a study in workplace efficiency. He has great chemistry with Louder, whose no-nonsense cop is the only thing standing between him and a quick kill. She’s as resolute as him, and they both develop a grudging respect for each other as a result. As the only lead that isn’t overtly a scumbag, Louder is a fantastically watchable presence. She’s a great, grounded counterpoint to Butler and Grillo’s more ostentatious performances. Louder also has a natural tough shell, that makes her believable as someone who won’t panic, even under tremendous pressure. If you’re in the market for a goofyfun action yarn with lots of showy set pieces, you could do worse than Copshop. But the movie lends itself to a watch-at-home experience; it feels like something you’d watch with your dad on basic cable on a lazy Sunday. Butler and Louder keep the wheels on as the film barrels through action sequences, but ultimately Copshop runs out of gas a little too quickly. Fair Action * R * 118 mins.

p


NEWS OF THE WEIRD

BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION Awesome!

Cows summering in the mountains of Switzerland have to find their way to lower elevations as winter comes on, but among one herd, about 10 cows were injured and couldn’t hoof it down safely. So in late August, farmers arranged for them to be harnessed and flown by helicopter to terrain more accessible to conventional transportation, Sky News reported. The cows were held in a mesh harness, and farmers grabbed ropes to guide them down. Farmer Jonas Arnold noted, “I didn’t ask a cow how it feels after such a flight, as it couldn’t answer, but ... it was only a short, calm flight.” The cows are scheduled to participate in the annual cow parade at Urnerboden, Switzerland.

Bright Idea

Yves de Mbella, a television personality on NCI in Ivory Coast, was convicted on Sept. 1 of glorifying rape after he invited a convicted rapist on his primetime show to demonstrate how he plied his crimes, using a mannequin as his victim. CNN reported that the segment, during which de Mbella helped the rapist adjust the mannequin and asked if his victims “enjoyed it,” aired on Aug. 30. De Mbella, who was fined about $3,600, apologized for the demonstration, saying he was trying to “raise awareness.”

Compelling Explanation

Jonathan George, 31, of Norwalk, Ohio, told police on Aug. 30 that his dog, Lula, shot herself while bringing him his gun, Fox8-TV reported. “Said his dog shot itself and he trained the dog to bring a gun to him,” said police Capt. Jim Fulton. “The dog had the gun in its mouth when it went off accidentally.” But officers didn’t believe that story; Fulton said George’s blood alcohol content was 1.7, about twice the legal limit for driving, and that he “shouldn’t be drinking and handling firearms, bottom line.” George later admitted that he’d been trying to unload the gun when he shot the dog in the jaw. Lula is recovering from her injuries but lost an eye in the shooting; George was charged with cruelty to animals and two other misdemeanors.

The Way the World Works

In one neighborhood in south St. Louis, the century-old brick stormwater sewer system works in a most alarming way: When heavy rain falls, the street “explodes,” with water charging up through any cracks and manholes it can find. Fox2-TV reported that on Aug. 30, resident Sacha Heath recorded video of the phenomenon and posted it to Twitter. “You hear the manholes kind of trembling and you hear the water exploding and it sounds like steam, and then chunks of asphalt are flying in the air,” Heath said. “Obviously, you don’t want asphalt chunks flying into the bottom of your car.” But the Metropolitan Sewer District doesn’t find it unusual: Sean Hadley of the MSD deadpanned that “the water’s gotta go somewhere. That’s what the system is designed to do—for it to pop the manhole covers so that the water can come out and it’s not popping in people’s basements. That’s what you don’t want to happen.”

Inexplicable

• Kimberly Dawn Maxwell, 41, of

Ashland, Kentucky, is treading water at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, West Virginia, after a puzzling incident on Aug. 27, WCHS-TV reported. As a dad and his two kids enjoyed a picnic at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington, West Virginia, Maxwell, who was a stranger to them, came to sit at their picnic table. The dad reported that she was mumbling to herself, and he believed she might be under the influence, so he packed up lunch and directed the kids away from her. But as they walked, Maxwell ran up behind the 5-year-old boy and threw him in the Ohio River. A bystander who witnessed the incident jumped in and saved the boy before Maxwell also jumped into the river. When police arrived, she told them, “This is international waters. Police cannot do anything to me.” When the deputy asked her to come talk to him, she responded, “That is not going to happen.” A rescue boat finally plucked Maxwell from the water and she was evaluated at a hospital before being moved to the jail.

Schedule Your Furnace Tune up!

News You Can Use

• Mortician Caitlin Doughty, who stars in a YouTube show called “Ask the Mortician,” has answered all kinds of pressing questions about what happens when bodies are cremated, the Mirror reported. For example, titanium hip joints don’t melt along with tissue, clothes and hair, so, Doughty explained, “The metal has to be removed by hand or by a large magnet, and it’s not handled as biological waste because it was never really part of the body to begin with.” She said hip and knee replacements can now be recycled into road signs and car parts. Pacemakers, on the other hand, must be removed before cremation, as the batteries and intense heat could cause an explosion. And breast implants? Doughty says they just melt, but can leave a “gelatinous goo” stuck to the bottom of the cremation chamber. • Monsignor Stephen Rossetti of Washington, D.C., is an exorcist and licensed psychologist and counselor who is warning Catholics that demons have figured out how to send threatening text messages to their targets. The Daily Star reported that Rossetti claims to have “three cases in which demons have texted the team and/or the family of the possessed person. All were high-value targets with high-ranking, powerful demons involved.” For example, one text read, “Her torments start now, priest ... all night. We will make her bleed.” Rossetti points to a long history of demons influencing technology, such as flickering lights and TVs.

Gross

United Press International reported on Sept. 2 that a pair of Michael Jordan’s underwear, sporting signs of “definite use,” will be up for auction on the website Lelands until Sept. 25. The item description notes “some loose threads evident at the seams.” The basketball star apparently gave the U-trou to John Michael Wozniak, his former security guard, along with other items of clothing. Bid at presstime: $1,074. p Send your weird news items with subject line WEIRD NEWS to WeirdNewsTips@amuniversal.com.

CAPTAINS LICENSE 6 Pack (OUPV) Master Mariner

HANDS ON CLASSES Marine Diesel Electrical Weather Safety Navigation

ON BOARD TRAINING Junior Captains Course Docking Courses Women at the Wheel Course Basic Boat Operation Course

AnnapolisSchoolofSeamanship.com

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 19


CLASSIFIEDS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Interested in becoming a vendor or consignor? Call Bambi at Timeless Antiques & Collectibles in St. Leonard. 443432-3271

HELP WANTED Carpenter and or Helper needed. Full time local work in Annapolis area. Top Pay! Framing, siding and trim. Call or text David 410-703-8772 Service Coordinator Wanted The areas premier pool building and pool service company is looking for help in both our construction and service departments. Drivers license is required, but will train. Please call for more information. 410-721-5501 ext 12. JOIN OUR CBM TEAM Production Manager/Graphic Designer wanted at weekly newspaper for designing ads, print production and assisting with pagination/ layout. Knowledge of InDesign, Quark, Photoshop and Illustrator required; experience with advertising helpful. Other required skills include: ability to plan and coordinate advertising and promotions; working cooperatively on a

team; clear communication with clients and colleagues; proofreading skills; and overall attention to details. Send resumes to Tara@chesapeakebaymagazine.com. Communications and Marketing Coordinator Calvert Marine Museum seeks an experienced Communications and Marketing Coordinator. $50K-$55K with benefits. For information and to apply, visit http://www. calvertmarinemuseum.com/318/JobIntern-Opportunities Director of Retail Operations Calvert Marine Museum seeks an experienced Director of Development. $80K-$90K with benefits. For information and to apply, visit http://www. calvertmarinemuseum.com/318/JobIntern-Opportunities Housekeeper in Deale, MD to deep clean single story, 1200 square foot home, 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms monthly or more often. Deep cleaning includes, dusting, reaching beneath furniture to clean, tight spaces. Contact: 410.693.2526 Help Wanted: Security Systems Technician. Part Time must be experienced. Salary commensurate with experience. Call

301-327-5257. Museum Store Manager Calvert Marine Museum seeks an experienced museum store manager to serve as director of retail operations. $55k-$61k with benefits. To apply, visit http://www. Calvertmarinemuseum.Com/318/ jobintern-opportunitiessalary Response Senior Care seeks parttime CNAs (with current license). Anne Arundel & northern Calvert counties. Must have reliable transportation and clean record. Personal care, companionship and light housekeeping are among the duties needed for our clients. Flexible daytime hours, referral bonuses. $12-$13 hourly. Call 410-571-2744 to set up interview.

windowmasteruniversal.com

HEALTH SERVICES Research Study Enrolling- Amputation prevention virtual research study for diabetics ages 35 and older enrolling now in Annapolis area.Learn more. (877) 611-2964 | diabetesfootstudy. com

MARKETPLACE

Wood Stove and Splitter Free standing custom made wood stove, two cords of split seasoned hardwood, and one 21 ton Brave wood splitter for sale. $1,200.00 – call Andy 202 8416531. $$CASH$$ FOR MILITARY ITEMS – ALL NATIONS, ALL WARS Patches, Flight Jackets, Helmets, Uniforms, Insignia, Medals, Manuals, HOME Posters, Photos, IMPROVEMENT Swords, Weapons etc. Call/Text Dan 202Painting, Drywall and Power Washing 841-3062 OLD ITEMS Home improvement expert offers free esti- WANTED: Military, CIA, Police, NASA mate and custom painting, drywall and Lighters, Fountain Pens, Toys, Scouts, power washing for Posters, Aviation, residential and commercial buildings.Call Knives, etc. Call/Text Dan 202-841-3062. 443-771-5451 today to schedule an apArmoire, Louis XV, pointment. excellent condition. Windows,Doors;Re- $3,000 obo. Shady Side, 240-882-0001, paired,Replaced,Reaabunassar@jadbsi. stored,est;1965 com. ,HLic#15473,call Jim 410 867 1199, www-

20 • BAY WEEKLY •September 16 - September 23, 2021

MARINE MARKET Looking to purchase your boat big or small, working or neglected. Let me know what you have. Happy to take a look and make you an offer. Call, Text or Email: 410-570-9150 cnc.ryanb@gmail.com Poke Boat – 17’ kayak/canoe – yellow Kevlar – two seats - 40 lbs. – $250.00 - call Jim 410 867 0498 Knowledgeable Seasoned Skipper seeks knowledgeable experienced co-pilot to share sailing – possible partnership in ownership- of Cal 25. cffinbones@gmail.com 410-533-8385 17.2’ Reef Runner open console boat for sale. 115 hp saltwater engine, low hours of use. Kept on lift at private dock. $9,500. Call/Text 410-7037465 peonyway@aol. com Portable Generator Powermate 6000W portable generator. Seven gal tank. Only 13.9 hours of use. $300 obo. Call 443995-9257. Chaparral 245SSI 2000. Blue/white. Cuddy, boatel kept, stove, shower, potty. Trailer included. 410961-3876. Classic 21 ft 1985 Halman Sailboat for Sale 21 ft 1985 Halman Sailboat Double ended. 4 HP Honda outboard. Needs some TLC. Great sailor. $2500 obo. Call: 410-586-8255 patricia.g.gay@gmail.com Buccaneer 305, 1976, 30 feet long, 4 foot draft, roller furling, Diesel, sleeps 4-6 Contact: 4108040826 johncull1@live.com

2007 Rinker 280 EC, very nice condition. Single Mercruiser 480hp 8 cylinder engine with Bravo III Outdrive. 2’ swim platform. Sleeps four in roomy cuddy cabin with galley, head. AC/Heat. TV, radio. Two flat screens. 5kw generator. Windlass, spotlight, cover. Isinglass needs care, with some replacement required. Priced to sell. In water and in use in Shady Side. Contact: 703.966.1907 Ndakinva@gmail.com Hurricane Season Is Here! Generator for sale, 10,000 watts. Includes heavy duty electrical cables needed to connect to home panel. Electric start, runs great, $650, Call 240-434-8864. Dinghy 9.4 ft “WaterTender” dinghy. White, Hull#JOK04963C808. Boat is on our property. If not claimed by valid owner within 30 days of publication date,

applicant will seek title. Contact: 443995-5770, or email: docklady2@comcast. net 2001 Boston Whaler 13ft White Hull. Previous Registration: FL0762NR. Hull #: BWCLL003L001. The boat is stored on my property. If vessel is not claimed within 30 days of publication date applicant will seek title. Contact: 410-255-2717 or email Stayandplayfmb@ gmail.com 1972 Boston Whaler 16 ft white hull, blue interior. Previous registration MD2938R Hull # 3A5069. I have the boat in my possession. If vessel is not claimed by original owner.I’m going forward in applying for title.Name is Wade walton contact info 7039265826


PUZZLES THE INSIDE WORD

How many two or more letter words can you make in 2 minutes from the letters in: Cop outs (20 words)

KRISS KROSS

TRIVIA

Gardening

Potpourri

1. Besides the U.S., which two countries do NOT use the metric system? (a) Myanmar & Liberia (b) Malta & Laos (c) Bahrain & Mongolia 2. What Mediterranean city has an area nicknamed “The White City?” (a) Beirut (b) Tunis (c) Tel Aviv 3. What is the term for a group of people misremembeing the same fact? (a) Butterfly effect (b) Mandela effect (c) Stockholm effect 4. What does “Europe” mean in Greek? (a) Wide-gazing (b) Broad shores (c) Middle earth 5. Jeans are named for what Euroean city? (a) Graz (b) Genoa (c) Geneva

Contrary to popular belief, a cop out does not describe a run for doughnuts, and really has little to do with the police at all – well, sort of. Cop out is defined as a ‘cowardly evasion’ and comes from ‘cop a plea,’ meaning to get out of harsher sentences brought on by being copped (seized, captured) by a cop, which is the short form of copper (one who seizes and captures). It may be that copper came from the color of the badge, helmet, or buttons worn by early policemen, but that’s considered a cop out by etymologists. Scoring: 17 - 20 = Ahead; 14 - 16 = Aweigh; 11 - 13 = Amidships; 08 - 10 = Aboard; 04 - 07 = Adrift; 01 - 03 = Aground by Bill Sells

SUDOKU

Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits 1 to 9. © Copyright 2021 PuzzleJunction.com • solution on page 22



  



   

CROSSWORD

3 letter words 5 letter words GAZEBO HOE Koi SOD

4 letter words

    

CRYPTOQUIP

The CryptoQuip below is a quote in substitution code, where A could equal R, H could equal P, etc. One way to break the code is to look for repeated letters. E, T, A, O, N and I are the most often used letters. A single letter is usually A or I; OF, IS and IT are common 2-letter words; and THE and AND are common 3-letter words. Good luck!



   

 

 

DIRT Hose Pool RAKE SOIL

8 letter words

GLOVES GRAVEL PLANTS TROWEL

EARTH EDGER Gnome ROCKS SEEDS SPADE TREES WATER

FOUNTAIN OVERALLS

9 letter words BIRD HOUSE

7 letter words PITCHFORK

6 letter words Bridge BUCKET BUSHES

COMPOST FLOWERS Hammock PRUNERS TRELLIS

© Copyright 2021 PuzzleJunction.com solution on page 22

© Copyright 2021 PuzzleJunction.com • solution on page 22

A Bit of the Paranormal

ACROSS 1 “The Open Window” writer 5 Bohemian dance 10 Peacock network 13 “Holy smokes!” 14 Vocation 15 ___ maison (indoors): Fr. 16 Fortuneteller’s item 18 Across, in verse 19 Chinese principle 20 “The best things in life ___ free” 21 Charged 23 Extreme 25 Gives a hand 26 Spirit rapping 29 Carpet slippers 33 Chavez of Venezuela 34 Clairvoyants 38 Notable period 39 Beldam 42 “The Matrix” role 43 Vamp’s accessory 44 Necromancer 47 Snake’s warning 48 Banishment 49 Poltergeists 51 Natterjack 54 Sun block? 56 Kind of court 60 Dot-com’s address 61 Fink

64 “The Crying Game” star 65 Chiromancy practitioners 68 Famous Bruin 69 See 49 Across 70 Sicilian resort 71 Make lace 72 Foil relatives 73 Philistine DOWN 1 Splinter group 2 Indian tourist city 3 Send to the canvas 4 Primitive instincts 5 Less ruddy 6 Heavenly body 7 Grazing sites 8 Briton 9 Comic strip “___ & Janis” 10 A Judd 11 Hemorrhage 12 See 51 Down 14 Garcon’s list 17 Barber’s supply 22 Poison ivy woe 23 Family card game 24 Hi-fi component 26 Tom Jones’s “___ a Lady” 27 Mark’s successor 28 Seaweed substance



30 Admiral’s org. 31 Burn cause 32 Author Umberto 35 Wood stork 36 Kind of analysis 37 Insolence 39 Witch’s work 40 Paul’s “Exodus” role 41 Salon supply 45 Surrender 46 Kind of room 47 Mortar porter 49 Pierces, as from a bull 50 Waikiki wiggle 51 With 12 Down, a divination deck 52 Bizet work 53 Not together 55 Skulks 57 Basilica area 58 Reindeer herder 59 Blackthorn fruit 61 Nevada city 62 River of Tuscany 63 Bygone autocrat 66 A Stooge 67 Society girl © Copyright 2021 PuzzleJunction.com solution on page 22





























 













 



 



 











































 

 































 

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 21


REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS

from page 21

( 8 5 2 $ * 5 $

6 ( & 7

7 $ / &

& $ 5 7 (

+ 2 6 7 7 ( $ 5 ( ( % 8 6

) 7 ( ' * ( 5

5 2 $ . $ = ( % , 8 1 ( 5 ' + & + ) 2 8 3 6 / 2 : ( 2 /

' , 1 5 7

5 6 2 ' 5 . 6 2 + * $ / 0 2 0 9 2 ( & . 6 .

        

        

        

        

Want our readers to color in your artwork? Send your coloring pages to mike@bayweekly.com for a chance to feature your artwork below.

6 + ( 6

+ $ ( 5 ; ,

) 2 8 1 7 $ 7 + % 8 & . ( 2 + ( 6 0 2 6 3 $ ' % , 2 5 ( / / , 6 , 7 ' 3 * 1 2 0 ( ( 9 ( 3 , 5 $ 9 ( / $ $ / + 1 / 2 7 6 ( ( ' 6

        

        

        

        

        

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust 1. A 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. B

22 • BAY WEEKLY •September 16 - September 23, 2021

: * $ . 7 5 2 : ( ( , 5

COLORING CORNER

CROSSWORD SOLUTION

from page 21

1 % & $ / $ 2 ( 5 5 0 ( ' $ , ' 6 6 + , & 6 % 2 $ + , 6 6 2 6 7 6 ' 5 $ 7 ' ( 5 6 ( 1 1 $ % 2 2 5

from page 21

KRISS KROSS SOLUTION

from page 21

W/D, Cable, Internet. $300 Deposit. Call 410-867-1828. WATERFRONT GUEST HOUSE near Deale Md. Perfect for single person or student. Fully furnished. Light cooking. 1300 per month includes all utilities. Deposit required. Call Carl at. 772 708 1628.

3 2 / . $ $ 5 ( ( 5 / % $ / / 6 7 2 ( 5 $ 0 8 / ( 3 6 < & 1 ( 2 * ( 5 * + / ( & / 2 8 8 5 / 6 / 0 5 ( $ 2 2 . 6 ( ( 6

–Dave Schatz, Annapolis

TRIVIA SOLUTION

SUDOKU SOLUTION

PA Studio condo, sleeps 4. Kitchen, bath, fireplace & balcony. Completely furnished. $26,750. Owner finance. No closing costs. Not a time-share! Ski, swim, golf, tennis. 410-267-7000. Room For Rent in Deale Large waterview home in Deale has Room for rent. $700 Month with all utilities included.

/ $ 3 3

”I consider Bay Weekly an excellent sales resource. I have sold five items in two years, the last being a 2012 Chevy Impala.”

from page 21

tion. Please contact Chris, 443-370-5573. Thank you for considering. ESTATE SALE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! ENTIRE HOUSE, DINING, LIVING ROOM VICTORIAN, BEDROOMS, BAR AND STOOLS CALL ALLAN TO MAKE APPOINTMENT410-474-2323 Blue Knob Resort,

$ 3 6 (

CRYPTOQUIP SOLUTION

Ocean City, tranquil town. Much more! Call: 410-221-8009 email: bbsportaviation1@gmail.com Family seeking home Pastor & family seeking fixer-upper home after returning to Annapolis area following 17 years as missionaries abroad. Cash has been collected on their behalf in hopes of an easy transac-

. , $ ' < 6 2 8 $ 1 * 2 $ 5 & ( $ ' 3 ( $ 5 7

will be considered. 5 acres in Deale, MD. Price negotiable. Principles only. Leave message at: 202-265-1533 For Sale by Owner. Great Location on the Eastern Shore! 5 bedrooms 2 baths, detached garage, Salt Water pool, 1.5 blocks from boardwalk with private boat slips, 55 min to

2 3 ( 5 $

buildings, elevators and units included in maintenance fee as well as all utilities/ housekeeping. Unit sleeps 4 comfortably and possibly 6. Fully furnished with stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishes/utensils, garbage disposal, TV/DVD, Internet, and balcony. Closing costs split between seller and buyer. Reasonable offers

7 $ 5 2 7

Timeshare in Ocean City, Maryland for sale - $600. Efficiency Timeshare Unit located at First St and the Boardwalk. Unit 307 is on the top floor with partial view of ocean and boardwalk. September 18-25, 2021 (week 38); a DEEDED WEEK, Saturday to Saturday. Annual condo/maintenance fee $557. Repairs to


SERVICE DIRECTORY A Readers’ Guide to Essential Businesses Beall Funeral Home

Family-Owned and Operated

Pre-Arrangements, Cremation, Out-of-Town Arrangements, Complete Funeral Services and Personalization Services

Each Service as Personal as the Individual 301-805-5544 •

6512 NW Crain Hwy www.beallfuneral.com (Rt. 3 So.) Bowie, MD 20715

Need Something Hauled?

TRASH • GARAGE/HOUSE CLEANOUTS • BULK ITEMS

Give us a call! LT Truckin LIGHT HAULING

301.758.8149

F& L Con s tr uct io n C o. Interior/Exterior Remodeling Additions/Garages Basements/Kitchens/Baths Total Rehabs, etc. MHIL# 23695

33+ years experience

410-647-5520 • email fnlconstructioncompany@gmail.com

fnlconstructionco.com

Medicare Supplements Life Insurance • Final Expense • Asset Protection Long Term Care • Vision/Dental • Health Insurance Deborah Zanelotti, CLTC Insurance Advisor

Call 443.624.1475 for an appointment dzanelotti@AmericanSeniorBenefits.com

Carpet Repair & STRETCHING Serving Calvert & Anne Arundel County, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s County CALL TODAY! 231-632-6115

Window Cleaning

RESIDENTIAL | COMMERCIAL Serving Annapolis for 10+ years www.annapoliswindowcleaning.com

410-263-1910

Est. 1965

U-Factor 0.27 Replacement Windows

410-867-1199 windowmasteruniversal.com

MHIC 15473

EASY

Estate Liquidations Specializing in

“On-Site” Estate Sales 19+ Years Experience in Estate Liquidations We make it EASY for YOU ~ Let US help!

PAM PARKS 410-320-1566 Ask about the SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s

Spay & Neuter Clinics High Quality. Low Cost.

1815 Bay Ridge Ave Annapolis

410-268-4388

www.aacspca.org

YOUR AD HERE

The height of quality! LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE Weekly Mowing • Lawn Care • Aeration & Overseed • Clean-Up & Mulching Trimming & Pruning • Leaf Removal • Pressure Washing •Gutter Cleaning •Junk Hauling (443) 975-0950 • pinnaclelandscapeservices.com

surance Group, LLC

usiness • Midtown Life Insurance Group, LLC Midtown Insurance Group, LLC Ken W. Jones

Ken Jones

Auto • Home • Business • Life

55 Church St. MD 20678 AutoFrederick, • Home • Business • Life Prince MD 20678 410-449-6500 http://www.allinsurance2go.com http://www.allinsurance2go.com www.allinsurance2go.com Kjones@getmidtown.com own.com 410-449-6500 • Kjones@getmidtown.com •

Inside and outside, by hand. Residential specialists serving the local area full-time for 30 years. Locally owned and operated. Working owners assures quality.

410-280-2284 Licensed, bonded and insured.

Ask about our low-pressure, no-damage power washing services, using a soft brush to remove deeply embedded dirt.

D o y o u o f f e r a n e s s e n t i a l s e r v i c e ? Te l l o u r r e a d e r s a b o u t i t ! Keep your name in front of Bay Weekly readers for as little as $30 per week. Email ads@bayweekly.com for details

September 16 - September 23, 2021 • BAY WEEKLY • 23


WELCOME BACK TO ANNAPOLIS UNITED STATES POWERBOAT SHOW OCTOBER 7-10, 2021

CRUISERS UNIVERSITY OCTOBER 11-17, 2021

UNITED STATES SAILBOAT SHOW OCTOBER 14-18, 2021

SHOW UPDATES + TICKETS:

AnnapolisBoatShows.com

2 • BAY WEEKLY •September 16 - September 23, 2021

Profile for CBM BAY WEEKLY

CBM BAY WEEKLY No. 37, September 16 - September 23, 2021  

A free community news publication serving the Chesapeake since 1993, in Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties. Part of Chesapeake Bay Media.

CBM BAY WEEKLY No. 37, September 16 - September 23, 2021  

A free community news publication serving the Chesapeake since 1993, in Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties. Part of Chesapeake Bay Media.

Profile for bayweekly

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded