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First Sunday Festival July 7th

Fiddle OaksA Fun Thing to Do This July Holiday Weekend… Going to the Dogs at First Sunday… Sunday, July 7 from Noon to 5pm

The First Sunday Arts Festival is partnering with the SPCA of Anne Arundel County to celebrate our furry friends on July 7. For five hours – from noon until five — a portion of historic West Street above State Circle is closed to cars and transforms into a fun festival of live music, dance, art and crafts. The Festival, which continues around the corner into Whitmore Park, is free and a family affair for all ages and pets that are on leash. It’s the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon outdoors surrounded by talented performers, musicians, and over 100 booths of arts and crafts. Plus several of the West Street restaurants become outdoor cafes with perfect seating to watch the fun and people go by!

Live Entertainment on West Street …

  • Anne Arundel County SPCA – whose mission is to protect companion animals from acts of cruelty and neglect. — from 12-noon – 5:00 p.m. in the Stan & Joe lot.
  • The Audissey – Annapolis native Winship Wheatley leads this local group as they show off their originals in a singer/songwriter format – performing from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. – Wiseman Park
  • Joanne & Adrian– ethereal vocals, chanting and improvisation with Bond’s captivating electronics and guitar – performing from 3:30 -5:00 p.m. Wiseman Park.

In Whitmore Park

  • The Fiddle Oaks – old-timey, bluegrass string music – originals and old standards- 1:00 to 3:00 at Whitmore Park
  • David Boothman with Sweet Lime & Passion– get your tropical groove on with the Caribbean sounds of this authentic group– 3:30 to 5:00 at Whitmore Park

We hope you can join the fun and festivities on July 1st for Annapolis’ First Sunday Arts Festival. Sponsored in part by LeafFilter.

There will be three more opportunities to enjoy First Sunday activities in 2013: August 4, September 1, and October 6. For more information, visit www.firstsundayarts.com

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