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An Annapolis New Year Celebration

An Annapolis New Year Celebration

| December 28, 2016

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds everyone about changes to this year’s 2017 Annapolis New Year Celebration.  “Know Before You Go!” First, you need to know there is a new location for the kid’s New Year’s Eve Events.  The early family- friendly fireworks experience will be relocated to Weems Whalen field this year, located behind Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and Bates Middle […]

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2017 Boat Show dates announced for Annapolis and Eastern Shore

2017 Boat Show dates announced for Annapolis and Eastern Shore

| December 28, 2016

The Annapolis Boat Shows, a premier events management company that produces four in-water boat shows each year, announces its 2017 power and sail boat show schedule today.  The Bay Bridge Boat Show, featuring more than 300 boats up to 75 feet in length, is an exciting annual springtime in-water powerboat show held in Stevensville, MD […]

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24-7 Entertainment tapped to coordinate talent for 2017 MY Maryland State Fair Concert Series

24-7 Entertainment tapped to coordinate talent for 2017 MY Maryland State Fair Concert Series

| December 27, 2016

The Maryland State Fair presented by Toyota has signed on with the respected Baltimore talent buying agency 24-7 Entertainment to book entertainment for the 2017 MY Maryland State Fair Concert Series presented by M&T Bank. 24-7 Owner Paul Manna, responsible for booking the wildly successful Justin Bieber concert in 2010 and Blake Shelton and Selena […]

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LIVE BLOG: Military Bowl | Temple Vs Wake Forest | 330pm | December 27, 2016

LIVE BLOG: Military Bowl | Temple Vs Wake Forest | 330pm | December 27, 2016

| December 27, 2016

The final football game of 2016 will be played at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis this afternoon as the 9th Military Bowl pits the Temple University Owls against the Wake Forest University Screaming Deacons.  Wake Forest played in the first-ever Military Bowl in 2008 when it was called the Eagle Bank Bowl played […]

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Rare Works of Art Showcase African American Life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore at Mitchell Gallery

Rare Works of Art Showcase African American Life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore at Mitchell Gallery

| December 27, 2016

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College presents the upcoming exhibition “Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965): Revelations of African American Life in Maryland and the World,” on view from January 11 to February 26, 2017. The exhibition is free and open to the public. This first comprehensive exhibition of artist Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965) offers a […]

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Franchot announces “Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” seeks nominations

Franchot announces “Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” seeks nominations

| December 26, 2016

Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced his office is accepting nominations for a new award paying tribute to business and nonprofit leaders and organizations that foster innovation in their fields. The “Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship” will recognize and celebrate innovation in the private and nonprofit sectors that strengthen Maryland’s economy, generate jobs and […]

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Maryland Live to host job fair in Annapolis in January

Maryland Live to host job fair in Annapolis in January

| December 26, 2016

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and the City of Annapolis, in cooperation with Live! Casino & Hotel, will host a Job Fair to hire employees for the Maryland Live! Casino. The general public is encouraged to attend. Recruiters and hiring managers from Live! Casino & Hotel will be on-site to interview candidates for full and part-time […]

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Save the date: Maryland Day 2017

Save the date: Maryland Day 2017

| December 26, 2016

Celebrate Maryland’s birthday this year with a weekend long celebration of its art, heritage and culture at 20 locations in Annapolis Maryland and Anne Arundel County. This is the perfect weekend to crawl out of your winter hibernation and explore Maryland on its birthday weekend of March 24-26, 2017. Maryland’s birthday is officially on March […]

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Holiday Fire Safety

Holiday Fire Safety

| December 26, 2016

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County has seen some devastating holiday fires in the last 2 years.  The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports more than double the number of fires on Christmas Day than on an average day, and about twice as many on New Year’s Day. When those fires occur the number of fatalities per […]

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ASO’s Concert of Taste Scheduled for March 12

ASO’s Concert of Taste Scheduled for March 12

| December 24, 2016

The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony (FASO) will hold its annual Concert of Taste on March 12, 2017 at the Francis Scott Key Lobby in Mellon Hall on the campus of St. John’s College, six o’clock until nine o’clock.  Now in its 37th year, the theme for this year is “Music Rocks the Soul” and will feature the […]

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Kris Kristofferson, Dar Williams coming to Rams Head On Stage

Kris Kristofferson, Dar Williams coming to Rams Head On Stage

| December 24, 2016

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 68 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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Annapolis to Newport Race seminar set for mid January at AYC

Annapolis to Newport Race seminar set for mid January at AYC

| December 23, 2016

Participants in the 2017 Annapolis to Newport Race will have an opportunity to learn from veteran sailmakers Alan Drew and Jeff Todd how to make sail inventory and rig preparation an advantage during the next seminar. “What to Expect: Sails and Rigging” will be held Saturday, January 14 from 10 am to noon at Annapolis […]

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‘In the Vane Of…” subscriptions now available

‘In the Vane Of…” subscriptions now available

| December 23, 2016

The Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM) will continue its critically acclaimed “In the Vane Of…” series at Rams Head On Stage with three shows in 2017.  Additionally, AMFM is offering season tickets. At the “In the Vane of…” concerts, local Annapolis musicians play one cover song to pay tribute to a specific legendary […]

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Get out and volunteer this holiday season

Get out and volunteer this holiday season

| December 22, 2016

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 Language Bank Volunteers with a second language capability extend […]

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AAMC’s Anne Arundel Medical Group merges two practices

AAMC’s Anne Arundel Medical Group merges two practices

| December 22, 2016

Anne Arundel Medical Group (AAMG), a multi-specialty physician group that is part of Anne Arundel Medical Center, today announced the merge of its two cardiology practices, AAMG Cardiology Specialists and AAMG Annapolis Cardiology Consultants. The two practices will now operate under the name AAMG Cardiology Specialists in one location, AAMC’s new Specialty Physicians Suite–Annapolis. “This […]

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Free parking for Military Bowl and Annapolis NYE celebration at Whitmore Garage

Free parking for Military Bowl and Annapolis NYE celebration at Whitmore Garage

| December 22, 2016

Anne Arundel County today announced that the John Whitmore Parking Garage on Clay Street will be open to the public, free of charge, next week for the Military Bowl and Annapolis New Year’s Eve Celebration. Military Bowl attendees will be able to park at their vehicles from noon on Tuesday, December 27th  to noon on […]

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US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

| December 22, 2016

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to present the United States Navy Sea Chanters Concert on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The concert will be held in our Hammonds Lane Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The Doors will open at 6:30pm; show starts at 7:00pm. The event is FREE to our […]

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All AACo Libraries to close for holidays

All AACo Libraries to close for holidays

| December 22, 2016

All 15 branches of the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will be closed for the winter holidays on December 23-26 and January 1-2. Following the library’s normal policies, no fines are charged for overdue materials on days the library is closed for a holiday. Materials can be renewed anytime online at http://www.aacpl.net or by […]

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Paula Poundstone to lend support to MD’s upcoming classroom screen legislation at Rams Head On Stage tomorrow

Paula Poundstone to lend support to MD’s upcoming classroom screen legislation at Rams Head On Stage tomorrow

| December 22, 2016

Award-winning comedian, author, actress and activist Paula Poundstone will hold a press conference at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis at 1:30 on Friday, December 23rd to express her support for Maryland legislation that will create classroom computer safety regulations.  Ms. Poundstone is active in her Santa Monica, California community, advocating for digital device limits […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival to return in 2017–discounted tickets available through December 31

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival to return in 2017–discounted tickets available through December 31

| December 21, 2016

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20th and Sunday May 21st, 2017.  The festival, held at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland, is a two-day event to raise money for two local charities.  “We thought about taking a year off […]

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Temple and Wake Forest donate tickets to Military Bowl for Veterans and families

Temple and Wake Forest donate tickets to Military Bowl for Veterans and families

| December 21, 2016

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman today announced that Temple University and Wake Forest University are donating tickets to this year’s game so that veterans and their family members will be able to receive complimentary tickets to attend the Bowl. “This is an extraordinary gesture on the part of both Temple and Wake Forest,” […]

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Plan early for “A Day of Service” with the Volunteer Center

Plan early for “A Day of Service” with the Volunteer Center

| December 20, 2016

Make Monday, January 16, 2017, a “Day On not a Day Off”.  To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center, Church on the Rock and their partners invite you to celebrate by coming together and volunteering for several nonprofit organizations at one central location. The Event will be held […]

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