Tag: Chesapeake Bay Bridge

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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Annapolis Maritime Museum announces Holiday Bazaar

Annapolis Maritime Museum announces Holiday Bazaar

| November 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Celebrate the season with Annapolis Maritime Museum at their First Annual Holiday Bazaar, Saturday November 29th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This festive shopping experience will feature twenty four local diverse artisans with one-of-a-kind gifts and works including carved wildfowl plaques, fun watercolor creatures, hand designed silk scarves, nautical lamps, sea glass pendants and a host of […]

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Visit Annapolis:  December events

Visit Annapolis: December events

| November 23, 2014 | 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 December 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business, vacation or holiday travel, the […]

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Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the official logo and shirt color for the Across the Bay 10K race was orange, it was all about Green. Crisp, clear air and barely a zephyr made for perfect conditions for the 20,000 runners participating in the inaugural Across the Bay 10K on November 9. The race made history as the largest “cup-free” […]

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Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Light Craft will hold a public Open House on Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Annapolis, Maryland, workshop and showroom, located at 1805 George Avenue. Boat lovers, boat builders and would-be boat builders shouldn’t miss this chance to spend time with fellow boat lovers at CLC’s expanded facility. There will […]

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Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care & Laser Center and TLC Laser Eye Center of Annapolis are pleased to announce that Justin Berk, award winning meteorologist and internet personality, had a successful LASIK procedure with Dr. Maria Scott. Berk, who has long suffered poor vision, will be chronicling his journey through LASIK eye surgery via videos and blog posts and […]

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Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

Barbara Cox: a bright star in Annapolis

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday morning, I was on my way to New York and checked my mail and was shocked. Barbara Cox, the news director for WNAV had passed away earlier this morning. I has sure it had to be a mistake, but it was true. At 55 after beating breast cancer and the Bay Bridge (just last […]

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Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

Bonus First Sunday Arts Festival on December 7th

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine Annapolis’ favorite monthly art and crafts festival with the spirit and festivities of the December holidays?  If you said Inner West Street’s First Sunday Arts Festival Holiday Edition, you would be correct! Joining the many other events that characterize Annapolis during holiday time — including The Grand Illumination, […]

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An Across the Bay 10K proposal

An Across the Bay 10K proposal

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Many people were nervous about running in the Across the Bay 10K Race this morning. The uphill climb, the winds, the sheer length. One man had another worry….would she say yes?  Walter Zalis of Eldersburg, MD and Abby Clifton of Columbia, MD–CONGRATULATIONS!  Much happiness! She did! And thank you to the Chesapeake Bay Trust who […]

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Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday morning, 20,000 people will take off from the Annapolis side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and head over to Kent Island. On foot!  The Across the Bay 10K is an elite event brought to the area by the Dave McGillivray who manages and runs the famed Boston Marathon. The eastbound span of the Chesapeake […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The organizers for the Across the Bay 10k announced the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a 2014 Legacy Charity Partner for this year’s inaugural race. The sold out event is set for Nov. 9, 2014. The 6.2-mile, point-to-point course will take up to 20,000 runners across the iconic, 4.3-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which reaches 186 feet at […]

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Show Us Your Plate

Show Us Your Plate

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

When you’re out driving this summer, where do you take your Bay plate? Is it on long road trips across the country? Or maybe just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Ocean City, Md.? The Chesapeake Bay Trust wants to know and is launching a contest to prove it! The Trust, a non-profit grantmaking organization […]

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