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Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right when oysters have grown plump for winter, a new book called Chesapeake Oyster Lovers’ Handbook has hit the streets. This new travel guide sends oyster enthusiasts on a journey through Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, to sample the subtle flavors of this cherished Chesapeake delicacy. Written by authors of the popular series Crab Decks […]

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This weekend: City sponsors free lecture on impending sea level rise

This weekend: City sponsors free lecture on impending sea level rise

| January 27, 2016 | 3 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides invites all residents to a free public lecture, addressing sea level rise and its impact on Annapolis and the Greater Chesapeake Region. John Englander, noted oceanographer, author, and President of the International Sea Level Institute, will discuss how Annapolis is leading the way in planning for the protection of cultural assets and […]

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6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

| January 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 12pm-3pm at the Annapolis High School Cafeteria and Auditorium. The Marine and Maritime Career Fair is a unique 3 hour event that is free for students in grades 6-12 as well as college students. Attendees get the opportunity to […]

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Lights & Leashes at Lights on the Bay

Lights & Leashes at Lights on the Bay

| November 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County and Anne Arundel Medical Center invites you to be part of our 3rd Annual Lights and Leashes at Lights on the Bay on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park from 6pm to 10pm.  With a two-mile scenic walk along the Chesapeake Bay that features 70 animated […]

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McBride Gallery: “Best of the Chesapeake”

McBride Gallery: “Best of the Chesapeake”

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, presents “The Best of the Chesapeake” the 8th annual exhibition of paintings and sculpture by 20 noted marine and landscape artists. The artist reception is September 20, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Awards presented at 2:00pm  The exhibit runs to October 11th. The Vision: To celebrate the beauty of the Chesapeake […]

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Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A lucky sailor will win a Beneteau First 22 at the United States Sailboat Show, October 8 – 12, 2015, the Annapolis Boat Shows recently announced. “This is our grandest prize yet and will add to the excitement of the 2015 United States Sailboat Show,” said Paul Jacobs, general manager and president of the Annapolis Boat […]

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See you at the Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend

See you at the Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend

| September 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Fest

6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Fest

| September 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Join us for the 6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Festival Saturday, October 3 from noon to 6pm at the beautiful Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, Kent Island. This picturesque venue is the perfect place to spend a fall day tasting local and regional wine and craft beer while enjoying a large array of artisans, Eastern […]

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The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

| September 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis holding auditions tomorrow

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis holding auditions tomorrow

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join the magical fun of Children’s Theatre of Annapolis’ fall 2015 production “Haphazardly Ever After,” a fractured fairy tale farce featuring a king, queen and four bratty princes and princesses. Auditions for the play will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, August 29, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, August 30, at CTA, […]

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Rams Head On Stage announces more shows

Rams Head On Stage announces more shows

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

08/18 Dick Dale: The King of Surf Guitar 08/19 An Evening with Graham Nash 08/20 Joe Louis Walker w. Selwyn Birchwood 08/21 Patrick Alban & Noche Latina 08/22 Hey 19: A Tribute to Steely Dan 08/23 Jake Shimabukuro *All Ages Matinee 08/23 Rick Springfield Band 08/25 Love Canon 08/26 Larry Graham & Graham Central Station […]

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AAACCVB details August events in the area

AAACCVB details August events in the area

| July 20, 2015 | 0 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 August 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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AACC Printmaking Club honors former member with exhibit of her work

AACC Printmaking Club honors former member with exhibit of her work

| July 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s Printmaking Club is showcasing prints and ceramics of former AACC student and artist M.J. Hedlund from July 22-Aug. 28, in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery on the Arnold campus. “The M.J. Hedlund Memorial Retrospective Show” is in memory of Hedlund, who donated her 80 framed prints and almost 200 […]

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AAACCVB launches new website focusing on BWI hotels

AAACCVB launches new website focusing on BWI hotels

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easier than ever for individuals to discover the BWI region of the county. On July 7, the AAACCVB introduced a new website – TheHotelsAtBWI.com – that highlights the best of what northern Anne Arundel County has to offer visitors and […]

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Annapolis extends rec center hours on Sunday

Annapolis extends rec center hours on Sunday

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC) is extending its Sunday hours. Effective immediately, Sunday hours will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. instead of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The hours for the PMRC are as follows: Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday  6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday  8 a.m – 6 p.m.  The “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, operated under the direction of the […]

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Annapolis Chamber Music Project July 12-17

Annapolis Chamber Music Project July 12-17

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Chamber Players are pleased to announce the launch of the Annapolis Chamber Music Project (ACMP), July 12-17, 2015. Seventeen young musicians will participate in the week-long chamber music festival of Master Classes, performance classes, lessons, small ensemble coaching sessions and recitals. Daily concerts by Guest Artists, ACMP Faculty and Students are FREE and […]

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Annapolis Independence Day celebrations squeaks in between raindrops (PHOTOS)

Annapolis Independence Day celebrations squeaks in between raindrops (PHOTOS)

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The skies threatened to open up all day. In fact, just prior to the start of the Annapolis Independence Day Parade, they did. But then…the clouds parted, the parade kicked off from the staging area at Maryland Hall and spectators filled West and Main Streets to take part of what is one of the best […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest a roaring success

| June 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events announced  that the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival was a huge success. After holding a smaller festival in Southern Maryland in 2014, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF) returned to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland  in May 2015.  “Not only did we offset a fairly large deficit from 2014, the […]

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VisitAnnapolis to launch major tourism initiative

VisitAnnapolis to launch major tourism initiative

| April 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB), Maryland State Senator John Astle, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Gary Oster will jointly announce a major new AAACCVB tourism initiative during a Travel and Tourism Day celebration at Rams Head On […]

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HERE. a pop-up shop: a unique, new, and successful concept

HERE. a pop-up shop: a unique, new, and successful concept

| April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

When you walk into HERE. a pop-up shop at it’s most recent Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts location, the first thing you notice is the unique merchandise that is featured throughout the room. The locally made products include handmade jewelry stacked on tables, original paintings and Chesapeake Bay photographs pinned to the walls, brightly […]

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A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting opens May 23 in St. Michaels

A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting opens May 23 in St. Michaels

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

With artifacts ranging from gilded eagles to a sailmaker’s sewing machine, a log-built bugeye to an intimate scene of crabpickers, A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting is a new major exhibition of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum that will open to the public on Saturday, May 23, 2015, when the museum hosts a festival […]

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Pilots to airlift boughs of holly to island residents

Pilots to airlift boughs of holly to island residents

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

45th Anniversary Tangier Island Christmas “Holly Run” To Take Place December 6th Stevensville, Maryland – On December 6, 2014, as they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area will bring Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia. Eastern shore pilot Ed Nabb, Sr. started delivering holiday greens (holly) […]

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