Robert’s Picks | September/October 2017


Photograph by Geoffrey Hodgdon


1. The  St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance, a show of incredibly elegant classic automobiles, is Sunday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The show, open to the public, is held on the waterfront lawn of the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The night before, on September 23, there is a VIP cocktail reception and dinner for ticket holders at the Inn, which benefits the Classic Motor Museum. For a schedule of events and ticket information, visit


2. No television show can match live theatre. To experience live theatre in Annapolis, buy your tickets today for the Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” which runs from September 29 to October 29, 2017. Visit


3. You can support Historic Annapolis by attending “Blazers, Bourbon, Cigars,” on Thursday, September 28 at the William Paca House and Garden. This is an event for men … the compliment to the Paca Girlfriends event held earlier this summer. We will be there, so please visit our booth!  For details and tickets, visit





Robert Haywood has a Ph.D. in art and architecture history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His book, Allan Kaprow and Claes Oldenburg: Art, Happenings and Cultural Politics, is out now from Yale University Press, London. To order, visit