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Chesapeake Arts Center

Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) Celebrates Platinum Anniversary The colorful façade gives us a glimpse into the spectrum of creativity, diversity, and community found inside the doors of Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC), a 58,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts facility in Brooklyn Park. CAC is now…

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The Annapolis MLK Parade and Diaspora Festival

Everybody loves a parade! With the weather warming up bit by bit, and the pandemic waning, there’s no better reason to gather for a fun yet meaningful event than the Annapolis MLK Parade & African Diaspora Festival scheduled for noon on April 2nd. The MLK Parade and African Diaspora Festival…

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There's A New Bar (Arcade) In Town

Search our site – for “Annapolis bars” and you’re guaranteed to get tons of results. Try “Anne Arundel County arcades” and you’ll see those too. But one of the newest places to have fun in the area, GameOn Bar + Arcade, is both. Located in a 110-plus-year-old brick beauty in downtown Annapolis, next…

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Kim Hovell’s Main [Street] Attraction

You know her, you love her, and now you can follow her…all the way to 151 Main Street. Kim Hovell and her iconic oysters are marching—an impressive feat for any nonmotile bivalve—from West Street to nestle into their new digs amongst the historic buildings of Main Street. This spring, Find Kim…

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Pull up a Seat, Restaurant Week is Back!

Ready, set, whet your appetites! Restaurant Week is returning to Annapolis, albeit a little later than usual. The event has been running for 15 years, typically in February, but was pushed back to March 20-27 for 2022. Participating restaurants offer two-course lunch menus for $19.95 or three-course…

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Cruisers University

Summer is right around the corner, and soon it will be time to set sail. We know cruising the beautiful blue waters of the Chesapeake is the ultimate way to spend your summer days. Never sailed before? Want to learn something new or need a refresher in marine weather forecasting? Cruisers…

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Annapolis Film Festival – “The Big Picture”

It does not get any sweeter than this! The Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) is back, in person, for its 10 th year and it is bigger, better, and sweeter than ever! Opening night’s feature film “To Olivia,” follows the complex marriage between renowned author Roald Dahl and Oscar-winning actress…

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Unprecedented Presidents Presence in Annapolis

A bronze statue of General George Washington in the Old Senate Chamber, commemorating the resignation of his commission to command the Continental Army. Image courtesy of Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. As any student and teacher eager for a mid-winter break can tell you, Presidents Day is…

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Honoring the 200th Birthday of Harriet Tubman

“I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.” — Harriet Tubman to Sarah Bradford in Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, 1868. True stories of the…

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Annapolis, an American Story

If you are looking for an engaging and exciting history lesson on our great city of Annapolis, look no further than the Museum of Historic Annapolis to see the brand new exhibition, Annapolis: An American Story. The exhibition follows 400 years of Annapolis, chronologically, as you weave your way…

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