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SPCA of Anne Arundel County takes over Lights on the Bay

SPCA of Anne Arundel County takes over Lights on the Bay

| November 4, 2017

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce that the beloved Lights on the Bay holiday display will now be benefitting the shelter! Beginning this year, all funds raised from the stunning light show will directly support the SPCA and the thousands of homeless animals we serve every year. The SPCA is proud […]

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Davy Knowles at Rams Head On Stage this Wednesday

Davy Knowles at Rams Head On Stage this Wednesday

| November 4, 2017

Davy Knowles is on the road again, this time in support of several recent projects. And on November 8th, he will be in Annapolis at Rams Head On Stage. On April 28 he released a new EP titled 1932, presenting a collection of songs performed exclusively on his cherished 1932 National Guitar which he purchased during his […]

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The Anthem to host National Symphony Orchestra

The Anthem to host National Symphony Orchestra

| November 3, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Music Director Gianandrea Noseda announce a community and education performance during Noseda’s inaugural season as music director. Drawing on Noseda’s desire to deepen the NSO’s ties to its community and ignite an interest in orchestral music for new audiences, the added community concert is free and open to all. […]

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Annapolis By Candlelight this weekend

Annapolis By Candlelight this weekend

| November 2, 2017

A crisp autumn evening is the perfect time to walk through a historic neighborhood in Annapolis. The experience is made even better when the doors to some of Annapolis’s most beautiful homes are open and you are welcomed inside. This November, Historic Annapolis is excited to present the 26th annual Annapolis by Candlelight tour. The […]

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AACC open house on November 9th

AACC open house on November 9th

| November 2, 2017

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) will host an Open House from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at its campus in Arnold. This event is a great way to learn more about all that AACC has to offer – whether you’re a high school student looking to start working on a degree program, already […]

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Bay Bridge to close on span on November 5th for Across the Bay 10K Race

Bay Bridge to close on span on November 5th for Across the Bay 10K Race

| November 1, 2017

Weather permitting, the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed temporarily to traffic on Sunday, Nov. 5, from approximately 12:01 a.m. – 2 p.m..  Two-way traffic operations will be in place on the westbound span.  One lane of traffic will operate in each direction on the westbound span, with the center lane […]

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Budweiser Clydesdales to return for Military Bowl on December 28th

Budweiser Clydesdales to return for Military Bowl on December 28th

| November 1, 2017

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, announced  that the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will once again headline the Military Bowl Parade to kick off gameday festivities in Annapolis prior to the 10th anniversary Military Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It is the fifth year that the Budweiser […]

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Watermark hosts Warrior Sailing Program for private dinner cruise on Harbor Queen

Watermark hosts Warrior Sailing Program for private dinner cruise on Harbor Queen

| November 1, 2017

Members of the Warrior Sailing Program enjoyed a private dinner cruise on Annapolis’ iconic sightseeing boat, Harbor Queen on Tuesday, October 18, 2017 while in Annapolis for Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp at the Annapolis Yacht Club. For the second year in a row, Watermark hosted the group of veterans and active duty personnel with […]

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Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

| November 1, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen are set to square off against the Temple Owls on Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s AAC Championship game in Annapolis where the Owls beat Navy 34-10. The usually potent Navy triple option never found traction against the stout Owl defensive front, compiling only 168 rushing yards in the title […]

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Grants up to $300K available for watershed restoration in Anne Arundel County

Grants up to $300K available for watershed restoration in Anne Arundel County

| October 31, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP), a division of the Department of Public Works, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announce a grant opportunity to support watershed restoration projects in Anne Arundel County. Proposals for both small-scale and large-scale water quality improvement projects are eligible for consideration, with grants ranging from $20,000 […]

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Annapolis Opera kicks off season this weekend with “Little Women”

Annapolis Opera kicks off season this weekend with “Little Women”

| October 31, 2017

The Annapolis Opera, one of the resident companies at Maryland Hall will be kicking off their season this weekend with “Little Women,” by Mark Adamo. The performance is an adaptation of the famed novel by Louisa May Alcott and has been praised for it’s performances across the globe since 1998. Tickets are still available for […]

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Naval Academy to host first ever “NavyCon”

Naval Academy to host first ever “NavyCon”

| October 31, 2017

The Naval Academy Museum will host the first “NavyCon,” a half-day conference on how fleet forces have been portrayed in science fiction, in comparison to our Navy today. Naval experts and analysts will select topics for discussion from their favorite science fiction shows, books, movies and video games. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. […]

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A little bad weather can’t keep the 2017 US Powerboat Show down

A little bad weather can’t keep the 2017 US Powerboat Show down

| October 31, 2017

Rain and flooding tried to keep this show down, but the powerboat industry and pent up demand won out.  With year over year exhibitor space increases of 17.3 percent, attendance growth of 4.8 percent, and reports of high sales volumes, the 2017 United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis confirmed that the maritime economy is powering […]

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Halloween Safety: Myths vs Real Risks

Halloween Safety: Myths vs Real Risks

| October 31, 2017

Halloween Safety Myths vs Real Risks Many of us worry about Halloween safety for our kids. But the numbers tell us our focus should be less on some long-standing myths and more on real risks.  Find out which Halloween safety concerns are real and which ones are just myths.   Halloween is the holiday with the […]

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Safeway honored by Providence Center for their work with disabled adults

Safeway honored by Providence Center for their work with disabled adults

| October 30, 2017

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, along with the Maryland Department of Disabilities, held a ceremony on September 29, 2017 to honor Safeway for the opportunities it provides to people with disabilities in their community. As part of the Maryland Department of Disabilities Direct Support Professional Recognition Week […]

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Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy announces Rocking for Restoration, a benefit event

Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy announces Rocking for Restoration, a benefit event

| October 30, 2017

Join Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy for an evening of live music, fun and food at their Rocking for Restoration event on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Union Jack’s Annapolis. Rocking for Restoration will benefit a number of Watershed Stewards Academy’s initiatives, including restoration projects across Anne Arundel County, […]

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Capitol Steps returning to Rams Head On Stage

Capitol Steps returning to Rams Head On Stage

| October 30, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Go and volunteer. Here are some opportunities!

Go and volunteer. Here are some opportunities!

| October 29, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Annapolis Green, Inc. Our mission is to connect, educate and […]

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Trio Ponce and Brian Ganz to perform at UUCA in Annapolis

Trio Ponce and Brian Ganz to perform at UUCA in Annapolis

| October 29, 2017

On November 3 at 8pm Brian Ganz will be joined by Trio Ponce, formerly the Alan Saucedo Trio, which includes Alan Saucedo on cello, Cynthia Saucedo on violin, and Marjory Serrano on violin for an evening of Chamber Music. Rachmaninoff’s soulful Trio Élégiaque and Beethoven’s sparkling Trio in E-flat major, Op.1, No.1 will be featured, […]

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Panel Discussion: Did President Lincoln protect or manipulate the Constitution

Panel Discussion: Did President Lincoln protect or manipulate the Constitution

| October 28, 2017

The Caritas Society of St. John’s College invites the community to participate in this year’s fall fundraiser event “Lincoln & the Constitution: A Panel Discussion” featuring St. John’s College faculty members George Russell and David Townsend, and Back Creek Books owner Rock Toews. The panelists will address the question, Did President Abraham Lincoln’s executive orders […]

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2017 US Sailboat Show a resounding success

2017 US Sailboat Show a resounding success

| October 27, 2017

It felt more like mid-summer at City Dock, but the hundreds of sailboats, the huge white tents, and the thousands of people spending millions of dollars proved that it was in fact early October. For 48 years the sailing industry has come to Annapolis from around the globe to show off their boats, equipment, sails, […]

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Busy year ahead for Chesapeake Arts Center

Busy year ahead for Chesapeake Arts Center

| October 27, 2017

Chesapeake Arts Center announces 2017-2018 performing arts season, featuring theater, dance, family drop-in workshops in the new Makerspace, Adult Pop-up choir, meet the artist gallery shows, and concerts. The Chesapeake Arts Center is a 58,000 sq ft. multi-disciplinary art center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds […]

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