Looking to go on a date night, moms’ night out or get-together with friends in the Maryland, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area? Check out the following special events that are worth your time — and the effort to get to there! Read ahead for some of the best events happening during the week of Aug. 7-14.
Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend
Aug. 7-9. Kid’s games, crafts, storytelling, live music, 5K race/walk and more. See website for event hours and details. Rock Hall. rockhallpirates.com
Lunch and a Lecture
Lecture by Richard Martiny titled “Early Maryland Military History.” Bring your own lunch. Drinks and treats provided. $5. Noon-1pm. Howard County Historical Society Museum, Ellicott City. 410-480-3250, hchsmd.org/events
Annapolis Rotary Club Crab Feast
All you can eat and drink crabs, beers and more. $20-130. 5-8pm. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis. 1-877-333-9667, annapolisrotary.org
Pour Your Art Out!
Paint, sip and eat. Reservations required. Ages 21 and up. $25-30. 6:30-8:30pm. Prince George’s Ballroom, Landover. 301-341-7439, pgparks.com/page66482.aspx
Leonardtown First Fridays
Live music, art gallery receptions, wine tastings and more. Free. 5-8pm. Historic Leonardtown, Leonardtown. leonardtownfirstfridays.com
Former member of the Fugees best known for her debut album, “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” $40-125. 7:30pm. Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore. 410-783-4189, piersixpavilion.com
Click next below for events Saturday, Aug. 8-Friday, Aug. 14