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Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 400 people are expected to attend the 2014 Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest at the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Thursday, October 2.  Ten area restaurants, including Spike Gjerde’s Woodberry Kitchen and Brian Voltaggio’s Volt, will serve signature dishes at the event.  The fresh seafood for these delicious tastings will be donated by Profish […]

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AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

If they didn’t know it before, they know it now. More than 260 sporting events planners, industry suppliers and DMO’s learned firsthand why Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay is the winning choice for sporting events during the S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference at U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium earlier this month. Hosted by the AAACCVB, the […]

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CBT announces growing green project winners

CBT announces growing green project winners

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the winners from its collaborative Growing Green Design Competition: Vacant Lots Transformed. This unique program was created as an opportunity for community groups, design firms, non-profit, and private partners to showcase innovative ideas for transforming […]

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USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy’s history department invites the public to attend a lecture by the President of Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust, Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:15 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Faust will speak on, “The Civil War, the Great War and the Meaning of the Twentieth Century” as part of the academy’s Bancroft Lecture series. […]

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Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The third annual Hunting to Help scavenger hunt has been scheduled for Saturday, October 25 from 2 pm until 6 pm. This year’s event starts and ends on West Street at Rams Head Tavern. The scavenger hunt will take participants through downtown Annapolis in search of historic buildings and other markers that are revealed through […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Fall Fest through October

Homestead Gardens’ Fall Fest through October

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

I wanted to go pumpkin picking in a real live pumpkin picking patch. Thankfully, the solution is just up the road in Davidsonville. Homestead Gardens. On Sunday, we headed over to Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville to check out the Fall Festival. In a word–wow!  Each year they up the ante and add more and more […]

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Upcoming special events at Maryland Hall

Upcoming special events at Maryland Hall

| September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

You are invited to a Wine Tasting and Gallery Viewing Party on Friday, October 3 from 7-9 pm.  Enjoy wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres while browsing the galleries and the brand new theater!  The Wine Tasting is sponsored by the Young Patrons Group at Maryland Hall; you must be 21 to attend.  Proceeds from the […]

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MD State Archives Family History Festival this weekend (FREE)

MD State Archives Family History Festival this weekend (FREE)

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

October is American Archives Month, and the Maryland State Archives will be celebrating by hosting a free Family History Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in Annapolis.  This open house-style event will feature: Expert lectures on genealogy, history, and archival research: Demonstrations on caring for your own family papers and photos; […]

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Street Art at Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

Street Art at Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Street Art is any visual art developed in Public Spaces. Found in streets all around the world, this art form is a direct communication between their creators and the public at large. Today, Street Art may be consider the most powerful, current, and valorized art movement in existence. The strength and beauty of Street Art […]

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Be The Band competition this weekend

Be The Band competition this weekend

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center, a non-profit, community art center, will host its first “Be the Band” competition on Saturday, October 4th in the Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21125. Doors open at 4:00pm, show will start at 4:30pm.Tickets are available by calling the Box Office at 410-636-6597 or online […]

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Annapolis Police One Mile Challenge

Annapolis Police One Mile Challenge

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis City Police Department will host the 5th annual One Mile Challenge on Saturday, October 4, 2014 through the Annapolis Historic District. The One Mile Challenge will benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports events for Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual […]

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EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This festive maritime […]

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Rotary partners with Sandler for polio eradication

Rotary partners with Sandler for polio eradication

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sales professionals, attorneys, financial advisors and others are encouraged to attend a Sandler Training seminar on Oct. 15 to increase their marketing, diplomacy, negotiating and sales skills; to motivate their staff; and improve their communication with clients. At the same time, participants can do good in the world with 100% of the event proceeds benefiting […]

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Quiet Waters Park to present a solo show  by Raleigh Schein

Quiet Waters Park to present a solo show by Raleigh Schein

| September 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Friends of Quiet Waters Park will present a solo art exhibition, Connections in Light and Shadow by Maryland painter, Raleigh Schein. She will debut this significant, new body of work at an Opening Reception on October 26th, from 2 to 4 PM, in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The show […]

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Y to host annual Turkey Trot

Y to host annual Turkey Trot

| September 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. This year, on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 27, 2014, the Y will […]

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Navy Vs Western Kentucky (Images)

Navy Vs Western Kentucky (Images)

| September 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Western Kentucky University soundly defeated Navy yesterday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium by a score of 36-27.  Please can see our re-cap or review our live blog. All imaged © 2014 Kevin Carroll / A Digital Cure Photography for Eye On Annapolis

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AAMC’s nursing professionalism honored

AAMC’s nursing professionalism honored

| September 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism and teamwork. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. With this credential, AAMC joins the Magnet community—a select […]

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Western Kentucky defeats Navy 36-27

Western Kentucky defeats Navy 36-27

| September 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defeated the US Naval Academy Midshipmen on Saturday, 36-27. WKU jumped out to a 3-0 lead on their first drive, but Navy would quickly answer and retain the lead until the 4th quarter when Navy seemed to fall apart. While Navy’s ground game was strong, Western Kentucky was able to accommodate. […]

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Jalopyrama coming to Armory in October

Jalopyrama coming to Armory in October

| September 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

This year’s Jalopyrama will be held on Saturday October 25th at the Annapolis Maryland National Guard Armory.  The show will continue to be a benefit show for the Providence Center of Anne Arundel County, Maryland and a local chapter of the Knights of Columbus.   The show is open to all 1962 and earlier American made traditional hot rods, customs, […]

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Find it here in October

Find it here in October

| September 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout October 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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2014 Military Bowl tickets on sale now

2014 Military Bowl tickets on sale now

| September 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The game, featuring teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the American Athletic Conference, kicks off Saturday, Dec. 27 at 1 p.m. and will be televised nationally on ESPN. Tickets […]

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Chesapeake Eye Care takes the challenge

Chesapeake Eye Care takes the challenge

| September 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center, a full-service eye care center jumped on the  ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE craze to support ALS. They will donate $1 for every share on Facebook up to $1,000. They will be challenging another local practice of doctors to take the challenge with them. Chesapeake Eye Care’s doctors assembled in front of the […]

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