Tag: Chesapeake Bay

AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

| June 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

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

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Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Five residents of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis are participating in the Oyster Restoration Project operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Meade Rudasill, Gene Avallone, Dwight Barlett, and Bill Clark have joined John Kenny, who has been running the oyster gardening program at Ginger Cove for […]

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Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

Maryland Boating Safety Class this weekend

| June 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Get your Boating Safety Class Card in one weekend. You need it if you were born after July 1972 to legally operate a recreational vessel in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on a weekend […]

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Arnold skipper wins C. Gaither Scott Trophy in Annapolis to Newport Race

Arnold skipper wins C. Gaither Scott Trophy in Annapolis to Newport Race

| June 11, 2015 | 2 Comments

New York Yacht Club’s historic Harbour Court provided a picturesque backdrop for the 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race Prize-Giving Ceremony. Participating sailors from 71 boats in 10 classes gathered at the Renaissance Norman-style mansion located high on a hill overlooking Newport harbor to cheer place-winners as they received their trophies while several special awards were also bestowed […]

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Blackwall Hitch opens second location in Alexandria

Blackwall Hitch opens second location in Alexandria

| June 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Blackwall Hitch opened its second location on Monday, June 8th on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria.   The restaurant occupies the former Food Court at The Torpedo Factory.  The “Walls of Windows” brings the outside in with breathtaking views of the Potomac River from all angles. The restaurant can accommodate 315 seats inside with […]

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Are you prepared for a hurricane?

Are you prepared for a hurricane?

| May 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hurricane Preparedness Week was last week, and the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management teamed up with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) to promote citizen awareness and preparedness. The Atlantic Hurricane season lasts from June to November. Most hurricane-like weather in Maryland is seen between mid-August […]

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Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is proud to announce a new edition to its collection. On display in the exhibit room, a strikingly mounted osprey extends her wings while clutching a fish. Visitors to the museum can now get a close look at a bird that is usually seen only at a distance in the sky […]

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VisitAnnapolis launches major new initiative, scholarship

VisitAnnapolis launches major new initiative, scholarship

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB),  has established a scholarship fund designed to make easy for Anne Arundel County residents to pursue careers in tourism.  Flanked by Maryland State Senator John Astle, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides, US Travel Association Executive Vice President Gary Oster, […]

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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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Schooner Woodwind has full calendar of events for May

Schooner Woodwind has full calendar of events for May

| April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis’ favorite sailboats are back in the water with a full schedule of special events for May. The Schooners Woodwind..or is it Schooner Woodwinds(?) has put together a series of special sails which are perfect for tourists, visitors, and locals alike. There is no better way to see Annapolis than by the water; and when […]

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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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Owners of Galway Bay, Killarney House, Brian Boru to take over Pirates Cove in Galesville

Owners of Galway Bay, Killarney House, Brian Boru to take over Pirates Cove in Galesville

| April 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today, Bob Platt, founder and owner of the Inn at Pirates Cove will take a step back from the day to day operation of the well known and locally appreciated Inn and waterfront dinning destination. It has been 32 years since Bob first purchased the Inn and restaurant. Bob will remain on as owner and continue to be […]

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Cruise to the St. Michael’s Wine Festival with Watermark

Cruise to the St. Michael’s Wine Festival with Watermark

| April 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

A cruise, hundreds of wines, the Bay and food…what more could you ask for? Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® announces its first special event cruise of the 2015 season: roundtrip cruise and ticket package from Annapolis to the 6th Annual WineFest at St. Michaels on Saturday, April 25, 2015 and Sunday, April 26, 2015. […]

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Watermark opens for another season of fun in Annapolis

Watermark opens for another season of fun in Annapolis

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spring is here! Watermark is happy to announce another season of fun as the 2015 season of daily walking tours and cruises has kicked off.  Annapolis’ iconic Harbor Queen returned to City Dock Saturday, March 21. The familiar sound of her horn will surely help welcome Spring to Annapolis. Colonial tour guides are back on […]

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Phillip’s Crab Deck to open tomorrow

Phillip’s Crab Deck to open tomorrow

| March 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s time to grab those bibs and break out the crackers! Starting on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Phillips Crab Deck in Annapolis will be open seven days a week for the spring and summer season! Located on the beautiful and historic Annapolis City Dock, the Crab Deck offers views of the vibrant and bustling community. […]

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CBMM summer camp begins on June 15th

CBMM summer camp begins on June 15th

| March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 15 and continuing through August 10, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering week-long, half day, Chesapeake-themed camps for children 4-9 years of age. Led by a CBMM educator, campers explore the magic of the Chesapeake Bay’s people, animals, and watercraft through fun and interactive activities, stories, games, and crafts. Camps for children […]

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Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

SpinSheet, the Chesapeake Bay’s sailing magazine, hosts its Crew Party for sailors of all levels Sunday, April 19, from 4-6 p.m., with a Start Sailing Now Q&A one hour before party time from 3-4 p.m., at the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM). SpinSheet’s signature spring event, the Crew Party is designed as a festive “meet and […]

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A “who’s who” in Maryland to play charity football game in April

A “who’s who” in Maryland to play charity football game in April

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, April 17, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host its first-ever Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event will bring together football fans and charity supporters alike for a unique opportunity to support a great cause through a charity flag football game. Gates will open at 5:00 […]

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MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Chapter of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters (Maryland LCV) and most local watershed organizations have sent an open letter to County Executive Steve Schuh expressing their concerns with his bill to repeal funding for the Watershed Protection and Restoration program. The full text of the letter is as follows: We who […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

| March 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Full Tilt Brewing, a Baltimore-based brewing company known for its Maryland-themed beer, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, a nonprofit organization that funds projects to improve local waters and the Chesapeake Bay, just announced their new partnership with the release of The Bay IPA beer.  Full Tilt Brewing has made a name for itself with its […]

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Green Beer Races this Saturday

Green Beer Races this Saturday

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The public is cordially invited to attend the 2015 Green Beer Races on Saturday, March 14th from Noon to 8pm (Rain, Snow or Shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State Street in Annapolis. The historic private club, established in 1929, will host one of Annapolis’ preeminent events. Live entertainment, great food and, of course, […]

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