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1:00 pm

A Celebration of Alex Haley, his Legacy, and Roots with Chris Haley

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Chris Haley, performer, author, historian and filmmaker, will share personal insights on the occasion of his celebrated uncle’s 101st birthday. This virtual lecture concludes a series of events in Alex Haley's memory to commemorate the centennial of his birth. Alex Haley's book Roots and the subsequent televised miniseries was a landmark event inspiring a groundswell of interest in both genealogy and African American history. Son of the author’s youngest brother, Julius, Chris Haley is the Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland program at the Maryland...

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6:30 pm

Chesapeake Arts Center Summer Concert Series

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Ln
Brooklyn Park, MD United States
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Bring your family, blankets or lawn chairs, a picnic dinner or just a dessert, and join us for the sounds of Summer on Thursday, August 11, 2022, from 6:30pm-8:00pm with The Grilled Lincolns. FREE admission for the concerts.

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7:00 pm

Tides & Tunes Summer Concert

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street
Annapolis, MD United States
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August 11- Jarflys The Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series offers 10 weeks of popular music–from rock to folk to blues–with the incomparable backdrop of the Chesapeake Bay. Concerts are free; however, donations are gratefully accepted. Food and spirits are available for purchase. Beverage sales support the Museum’s education program. No outside alcohol is permitted. Bring a chair or blanket. Concerts will start at 7 p.m. at the Museum’s waterfront McNasby campus (723 Second St., Annapolis).

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