DuckFest to support Calvert United Way
The Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill will host the third annual DuckFest: Beer & Music Festival on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 6 p.m. DuckFest is a fundraising event based on the German celebration of Oktoberfest, complete with live music, craft beer from various Calvert breweries, authentic scratch-made German cuisine and a variety of children and adult games and activities, a press release states.
The Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill and its sister operations, Ruddy Duck Seafood and Alehouse, Canards Catering and Event Production and Cone Island Ice Cream, have a long history of supporting the community, according to the release. With the help of sponsors, in the past two years, Ruddy Duck has donated and raised over $70,000 for the United Way of Calvert County and other nonprofit organizations.
All of the proceeds of this year’s DuckFest will benefit the United Way of Calvert County and Maryland Resource Group for The National Fragile X Foundation.
Cost is $20 for ages 21 and up with one food and drink ticket and a souvenir glass, $15 for ages 12 to 20 with one food and drink ticket, $10 for des- ignated drivers with one food and drink ticket and free for kids under 12. Go to www.unitedwaycalvert. org/duckfest for ticket purchase information.