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The First Sunday Arts Festival: Redefined

Aerial view of First Sunday Arts Festival on West Street. Photo courtesy of the Annapolis Arts District. The First Sunday Arts Festival, simply known as First Sunday to many, is one of those things Annapolitans have come to rely on and take for granted. Even for those who don’t set out to attend as…

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Escape Rooms: Beat the Clock & Beat the Heat

Mission Escape Rooms on West Street in Downtown Annapolis. Photo courtesy of Mission Escape. Social activities are taking on a new look this year due to a social distance necessity and an increase in our attention to cleanliness. Some events that are typically held outside have seen fewer changes…

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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis in August

When the sun is blazing and the pavement is hot, people in the Annapolis & Chesapeake Bay region take to the water by sailboat, kayak, paddle board-you name it. Both tourists and locals can be found in abundance on the water in August. For those who like to keep their feet on the ground, there is…

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Visual Arts in Annapolis

During Annapolis Arts Week, there will be plenty of opportunities to contribute to the culture and experience of visual arts in Annapolis. Whether you’re out to create some new pieces or just want to window shop, there is a place for everyone to enjoy what the artists of Annapolis have to offer…

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Annapolis Arts Week Preview

On June 1st through June 8th, Annapolis Arts Week celebrates the diversity of the arts in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County for its third year, highlighting eight days of visual, performance, and public art. The week will feature a juried, plein-air painting competition, Paint Annapolis, the fifth…

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Annapolis' Music Scene: What's Playing in May

Here are my totally opinionated picks on what to catch live in May. Image courtesy of Jarflys May 4: Jarflys at Metropolitan Local artist-publisher-musician-creative champion Jimi HaHa brings some of the area’s top musicians together as Jarflys, playing May 4 at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this November

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, looking to take care of some early holiday shopping, or simply looking for a great event for the whole family, you’ll find something to pique your interest this November in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Experience the world’s longest tug of war across water, a…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

Even though summer is nearing its end, there are still plenty of summertime events, activities, and things do in Annapolis this September. Check out the quick list below for a few suggestions on how to explore Annapolis all month long. Maryland Renaissance Festival The Maryland Renaissance Festival…

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ArtFarm: Annapolis' Community Art Hub

Since the dawn of humanity, it has always been our inclination as a species to make things and document our world. It is in our inherent nature to find our tribe and build community. A wander into the little shop at 45 West Street – where two biz ladies dwell – is a return to that creative…

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3 Ways to Explore Annapolis in June

Fun, outdoor festivals and events dominate the entertainment landscape of Annapolis in June. Aside from all the great tours, on the water activities, and outdoor dining options, this June welcomes a new, annual arts event as well as a revamped local favorite in the Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival…

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