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Rhiannon Gelston
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Rhiannon Gelston

 

Rhiannon loves to lose herself in all things creative. She enjoys writing, painting, live music, traveling, sports, being outdoors, exploring, playing, spirituality, and energy work.  She has a BA in English and a MS in Occupational Therapy with a pediatric focus. Rhiannon just had her first novel published. It is a memoir with a twist called, Lark and the Loon, available wherever books are sold. Rhiannon grew up on Spa Creek in downtown Annapolis. Home for Rhiannon will always be the sound of the halyards hitting the masts on a breezy day, a pile of crabs saturated in Old Bay, raft-ups with friends as kids cannonball off of the stern, and time with family and friends, in, on, and around the Chesapeake Bay. After some adventures and experiences elsewhere, she is back in Annapolis, enjoying it with her husband, their five lovely and lively children, and their black lab, McNasby. Rhiannon feels so lucky to be able to raise her family in this wonderful town and is excited to share her love of this area through Visit Annapolis.
 
Local Faves:
 

Davis’ Pub

Outdoor concerts at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Navy Games 

 

 

 

Anne Arundel County Fair Returns

The 69 th annual Anne Arundel County Fair is coming back to town this year with all of its fantastic fun and endless entertainment, providing the perfect summer wrap-up for you and your family! The Anne Arundel County Fair consists of five fun-filled days with all of the classic events you may hope…

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Hammond-Harwood's Secret Garden Tour

There is something magical about peeking through gardens, exploring behind gates, not knowing what you might find around the next corner. I have been on the Annapolis Secret Garden Tour many times, and it never ceases to inspire and delight. For me, it conjures up memories of reading The Secret…

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The Beauty of May Day

May Day in Annapolis is really one of the most wonderful days of the year. It is a tradition that has been a part of our lovely town, hosted by The Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne now for 66 years! I, myself, growing up in downtown Annapolis have been participating in the event for many of…

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Raise a Glass!

Cheers! Cheers to spring and cheers to sunshine and lets cheers to it all with wine. To do so, you needn’t travel far, as you can find charming and delicious wineries right here in Anne Arundel County. So let’s all raise a glass and explore a few of our local libations. Great Frogs Winery is…

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5 Outdoor Venues for Your Special Event

We are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Gathering for special events is within our sightline and, Covid-19 or not, an outdoor venue offers a lovely and unique experience. We are lucky enough to have several outdoor venues in our amazing Annapolis area so let’s explore a few of…

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The Music Never Stopped

Oh, how I’ve missed live music. That has certainly been a side effect of Covid-19 that has left an unanticipated emptiness in its wake. Throughout this pandemic, we have been faced with so much uncertainty and loss. We have had to distance from those we love. Important moments and life events have…

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Against the Grain

In Grano In Grano . In Latin it means “against the grain” and it is both the name and the driving force behind a fabulous new bistro-bakery in the Annapolis area that opened their doors in December 2020. In Grano’s unique approach is self-described as “a rebellion of what the mainstream…

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The Art of Gifting Beauty

Sadona Salon & Spa offers a full range of beauty and wellness services. Image courtesy of Sadona Salon & Spa. The art of gifting health, wellness and beauty seems apropos in a year in which both have been so challenging. When trying to figure out the perfect gift for a loved one, a spa package or…

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The Giving Plate – A New Thanksgiving Tradition

I love November in Maryland. With it’s whirlwind of colorful falling leaves, cups of hot apple cider, and firepits with family and friends, these are just a few autumn reminders of the simple joys in life. November allows us to take pause in some ways, as we catch our breath and self-reflect before…

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Sean Hetrick: The Musician Behind the Mask

Sean Hetrick. Photo courtesy of Sean Hetrick. On a small floating raft, nestled along the marsh on Back Creek, local musician Sean Hetrick stands, singing and playing his guitar, as paddleboarders and kayakers raft up around him. Some listeners just bob up and down on the creek, letting the music…

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