Event Calendar

To help support our organization we co-host and host dozens of events annually. Looking to plan or sponsor an event? Please visit our hosting events page. Below is a current list of events – for more details, please select an event from the list.

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Dashing Through the Show – 11/16

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County invites you to be part of the 5K Fun Run “Dashing Through the Show” at Lights On The Bay! For one night only, you and your family can leave the car behind, and see the light show at your own pace with the Annapolis Striders Running Club and the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, with Santa, hot chocolate and cookies at the finish line! Lights On The Bay is an annual holiday light show featuring a two mile scenic drive along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay through Sandy Point State Park, with more than 70 animated and stationary displays depicting regional and holiday themes.

The run will begin at 6:15pm with an awards presentation at 6:45pm. The first three finishers for adult males, adult females, and children 12 and under will receive medals!

**Due to insurance regulations and safety: NO wheels, headphones, pets, baby joggers, strollers, etc. are permitted during this event. This will be strictly enforced!**

Admission is $55 per car or mini-van, includes up to 5 people, on this special night. Additional passengers are $15 each, including non-runners, to be paid at the gate. All proceeds from this family friendly event will go directly to the SPCA to help care for the animals. Advanced ticket purchase strongly advised due to limited parking, only 200 spots available. Bring completed application, printed ticket voucher or check payable to SPCA on race day. Tickets are non-refundable, but can be exchanged for light show pass Nov. 21st – Jan 1st.

**Registration must be completed in advance. Walk ups are not permitted.**

What: Dashing Through the Show 5K Fun Run

When: Friday, November 16 from 5-7pm. Gates are open 5-6pm for entrance and will close to traffic at 6pm sharp! Course closes at 7:15pm, gates close at 7:30pm.

Where: Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD

**This event is being hosted by Lights on the Bay and the Annapolis Striders Running Club, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA.**


Vaccine Clinic – 11/17

Pet owners are invited to keep their pets happy and healthy by joining us at our monthly Vaccine Clinic, hosted on the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 9am until 11am at our Spay & Neuter Clinic! Located at 1815 Bay Ridge Avenue in Annapolis.

**For the safety of your pet, all cats must be in carriers and all dogs must be leashed.**

**New starting August 2018! Cat express lane from 8:30am to 9am (cats only) to lessen stress on our feline friends.**

Vaccinations available at the clinic:

$5 – Rabies (1 year)
$12 – Rabies (3 year)*
$10 – Canine Distemper Vaccine (DAPP)
$25 – 3 year – Canine Distemper Vaccine (DAP)*
$10 – Canine Leptospirosis Vaccine
$10 – Feline Distemper Vaccine (FVRCP)
$10 – Canine Bordetella

*To receive the 3 year vaccines, proof that the current rabies/DAPP will expire in 30 days is required.

**Dogs and cats 4 months and older must be vaccinated against rabies. If declining rabies vaccine, please provide written proof of vaccination.**

In addition to vaccinations, we are able to microchip your pet for $25.

No Appointment Needed! But feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This monthly event is being hosted by the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.**


Bay Ridge Nursery – 11/17

Bay Ridge Nursery is partnering with the SPCA of Anne Arundel County for a fundraiser! For this one day, they are offering 10% off all purchases to everyone who stops by to visit with us and our adoptable pets on our Mobile Unit! Plus, they will give an extra 10% off if you make a donation to us! Our shelter runs entirely off of donations, so any gift – no matter how big or small – is greatly appreciated! If you would like to bring something, you can get some ideas off our wishlist as well.

In addition to our Mobile Unit and some adoptable pets, we will be bringing a basket to raffle off! The basket will include an assortment of dog and cat supplies worth over $200! All proceeds from the raffle will go directly to the shelter to support our mission to help animals in need.

What: SPCA Fundraiser with Bay Ridge Nursery

When: Saturday, November 17th from 10am to 2pm

Where: Bay Ridge Nursery at 1120 Bay Ridge Rd in Annapolis, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by Bay Ridge Nursery, with proceeds from the raffle to benefit the SPCA.**


Lights On The Bay-11/17 to 01/01

Lights On The Bay is an annual holiday light show featuring a two mile scenic drive along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay through Sandy Point State Park, with more than 70 animated and stationary displays depicting regional and holiday themes. For only $15 per car, you can drive through and enjoy the beautiful displays and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! All proceeds from this family-friendly event will go directly to the SPCA to help care for the animals.

Purchase your tickets online today! Don’t forget to bring a print out of your ticket for scanning and easy access to this year’s event! Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event gates during regular hours of operation.

What: Lights on the Bay

When: Every night from November 17, 2018 until January 1, 2019 from 5-10pm

Where: Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by Lights on the Bay, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA.**


Lights & Leashes Postponed 11/18
UPDATE REGARDING WEATHER: Due to the snow, ice, and wind, Lights & Leashes has been postponed to Sunday, 11/18. 

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County invites you to be part of our 5th Annual Lights and Leashes at Lights on the Bay! For one night only, families and their four-legged companions can leave their cars behind and see the light show at their own pace. Lights On The Bay is an annual holiday light show featuring a two mile scenic drive along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay through Sandy Point State Park, with more than 70 animated and stationary displays depicting regional and holiday themes.

Admission is $20 per car on this special night. All proceeds from this dog and family friendly event will go directly to the SPCA to help care for the animals.

**All dogs must be leashed, preferably on non-retractable leashes.**

What: Lights and Leashes

When: Thursday, November 15 from 5-10pm

Where: Sandy Point State Park

This event will proceed rain or shine! Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by Lights on the Bay, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA.**


New Year’s Eve Bash – 12/31

Join us at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel for a New Year’s Eve Bash, that you don’t want to miss! Come out and enjoy a full open bar with heavy hors d’oeuvres, music by DJ, and lots of dancing (in the Ballroom and on the Patio). Plus, you’ll get the best view of the Annapolis’ midnight fireworks, complete with a champagne toast! This event is guaranteed to be a fun time! Be sure to dress to impress for this event. Cocktail Attire is preferred.

A portion of the proceeds from the tickets will benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, helping to continue our life-saving work. Additionally, 100% of the proceeds from the raffles will go directly to the shelter as well. We will also be on-site to talk about our goals and programs, with an adoptable dog or two.

**All guests must be 21+ years old. Please leave pets at home.**

Tickets are $120 per person in advance (by 4pm on 12/30/18) and $145 at the door. Spots are limited! Only 250 tickets will be sold, so get your tickets online today! For more information call 443-837-1277 or email slubawski@annapoliswaterfront.com.

**All sales are final. No refunds will be issued.**

What: New Year’s Eve Bash at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel

When: Monday, December 31 from 8:30pm to 12:30am

Where: The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, located at 80 Compromise Street in Annapolis, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, with a portion of proceeds from ticket sales and all proceeds from raffles to benefit the SPCA.**


Thankstival – 11/3

Join Macaroni Kid Annapolis and Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park at their biggest event yet! This November, they’ll be taking over the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for the Macaroni Kid Thankstival! This huge event includes everything that families enjoy: live music, food trucks, moon bounces, loads of children’s activities, shopping, and more!

There will be an opportunity to drop-off donations for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County at the gate when you arrive for the event. Anything from our wishlist would be greatly appreciated, especially cat food, dog food, toys, and kitty litter. Thank you for your support!

Tickets will be $5 when purchased in advance and $7 at the door. Kids under the age of 1 and adults are FREE! Get your tickets online here.

What: Macaroni Kid Thankstival

When: Saturday, November 3 from 10am to 5pm

Where: The Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds at 1450 Generals Hwy in Crownsville, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by Macaroni Kid Annapolis and Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park, with donations collected to benefit the SPCA.**


Dog Day @ MD Corn Maze – 11/4

The Maryland Corn Maze is welcoming dogs for one day only! This November, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the 8-acre unicorn Corn Maze alongside your own four-legged friends! To add to the fun, the corn is taller than you… so it’s exciting and challenging to explore the various paths. You receive a map of the corn maze and some hints as you enter, as well as a flag to raise up towards our tower lookout in case you need help finding your way out. In addition to the maze, there are hay rides, a petting zoo, and more on the farm to explore!

This event will be benefiting the SPCA of Anne Arundel County as well! If you present the flier when you pay, 15% of the proceeds will be donated back to the shelter! Plus, there are some great coupons on the bottom. Download the flier here! So be sure to bring your dog and the flier and have a great time!

**All dogs must be leashed, preferably on non-retractable leashes.**

What: Bring Your Dog Day at the Maryland Corn Maze

When: Sunday, November 4 from 11am to 7pm

Where: The Maryland Corn Maze at 381 Gambrills Road in Gambrills, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by the Maryland Corn Maze, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the SPCA.**


Barktoberfest – 11/9 NEW DATE!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED!

Come one, come all to our annual Barktoberfest celebration with N.B.T. and the Annapolis Green Turtle! There will be a Dog in Costume Parade, live music, a silent auction, a Specialty Doggie Treat bar, various pet vendors, and more! Petco, Dog Thrive, and Leash Free Living will all be there! This dog and family friendly event is FREE to attend, but 20% of collected receipt sales from the Greene Turtle will be donated to the SPCA. So come out and enjoy some food and drinks for the animals!

Tito’s Handmade Vodka is the official sponsor of this year’s Barktoberfest! They will donate $1 for every cocktail made with Tito’s vodka! Plus, they will be matching the percent of proceeds raised by sales for the SPCA!

We will be attending this celebration with our Mobile Unit and some adoptable pets! Be sure to come out and have a good time and visit with us. The Greene Turtle has a wonderful dog-friendly patio and always provides complimentary water bowls to their four legged guests, so everyone can have a good time!

**All dogs must be leashed, preferably on non-retractable leashes.**

What: Barktoberfest (Rescheduled)

When: Friday, November 9 from 5 to 8pm

Where: The Greene Turtle at 177 Jennifer Road in Annapolis, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by N.B.T. and the Greene Turtle, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the SPCA.**


Adult Paint Night – 11/9

Kittens in Cups is hosting a Save Cats Fundraiser, to help support our Trap, Neuter, Release Program! The goal of TNR is to stop the overpopulation of cats in our area, by getting feral cats spayed/neutered. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly towards this goal. At this paint night, Kittens and Cups will provide the wine (must show ID). You get to pick the kitty face you want to paint and the artist will guide you to making it a masterpiece on a mini-canvas! They provide all painting supplies plus an easel to take home, snacks, and a door prize with each session.

Spots are limited! Get your tickets online today! Tickets are $40.

What: Save Cats Fundraiser with Kittens in Cups for Adults (ages 21+)

When: Friday, November 9 from 6-8pm

Where: Kittens in Cups, located at 177 Defense Highway, Suite 1 in Annapolis, MD

Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and tell your friends!

**This event is being hosted by Kittens and Cups, with proceeds to benefit the SPCA TNR Program.**


 

 

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The Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland (Millersville, MD) and its associates will be revitalizing the SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s Adoption Site for their annual RED Day Project! Please consider volunteering man hours on the event day or expressing your thanks on their Facebook page!

Should you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Jessica Busch at (443)308-8116 or jessicabusch@kw.com or Greg Fisk at (410)507-7262 or greg@baygreenproperties.com.

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