All Things Crab
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will hold the Crab Days festival this weekend, with live music, boat rides, cooking demonstrations, children's activities, chicken necking, trotlining, steamed crabs, crab cakes and crab soup. A children's area will feature human crab races, face painting, model-boat building and a crab toss. The Bluegrass band Bittercreek will perform Sunday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. $11; members, free. Additional fees for boat rides and food. 410-745-2916 or www.cbmm.org.
Sheets to the Wind
Three brews will be served during the Schooner Woodwind sunset sail and beer tasting. The sails are being held on Tuesdays through Sept. 27. The event features regional beers, including those brewed by Annapolis's Fordham Brewing Co., and others made in Baltimore, Frederick and Boston. The 74-foot Schooner Woodwind sails for 45 minutes starting from Annapolis's Marriott Waterfront hotel. Routes vary, but they often include the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the Thomas Point Lighthouse and the Severn River. Participants can steer the boat, raise the sails and buy beer in addition to samples. Complimentary soft drinks and snacks provided. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Marriott Waterfront, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis. $32; seniors, $30; children 11 and younger, $18. 410-263-7837 or www.schoonerwoodwind.com.
Performances in the Annapolis summer concert series are being held weekly through August at the City Dock's Kunta Kinte Memorial. At 6 p.m. today, jazz musician and Maryland Hall resident artist Rob Levit will perform with his band. Levit, a guitarist, composer and teacher who performs throughout the country, recently received a Maryland State Arts Council award. At 7:30 p.m. next Thursday, Derivative, a band that features recent graduates of Towson University's jazz program, will perform. Free. 410-271-6884 or annapolisjazz.tripod.com.