August 16 - Sept 6 - Contestants wanted: Arundel Idol Contest. Arundel Idol Contest is now accepting applications. All applications must be submitted by September 6, 2013. Semi-finals are Sept. 12 and Finals Sept. 14. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds Crownsville.
August 17 - Church Flea Market. Proceeds will benefit the church's outreach programs, including the HTC food pantry, Thanksgiving food program, Christmas gift program for needy children, and energy, housing, and food assistance for families. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Holy Temple Church in Annapolis.
August 17 - 10th annual 12-Ounce Regatta. Kids and their parents and friends are invited to demonstrate their boat-building skills during the 10th annual 12-Ounce Regatta from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Eastport Democratic Club in Eastport.
August 18 - Crab Feast and Horseshoe Tournament. Crab Feast Doors will open at noon. Door Prizes, Super 50/50 Raffle, Prize Raffles, Cake Wheel, People’s Choice Photo Contest voting. Horseshoe tournament starts at 4 p.m., $20 pp. London Town Property Owners Association Community Hall in Edgewater.
August 24 - Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Wine Fest. Kegs and Corks will feature carefully selected craft beer and Maryland wine, crab cakes, fresh local oysters, and a variety of other delicious cuisine. 12-7 p.m. at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville.
August 24-October 20 - Maryland Renaissance Festival. Welcome to the Maryland Renaissance Festival, where the sixteenth century meets the twenty-first. The merriment begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sundays at the MD Renaissance Festival in Crownsville.