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Sounds of September: Live Music in Annapolis

Mixed Business Duo plays at Ketch 22 as part of their live music series this month. Photo courtesy of Mixed Business. Summer may be fizzling out, but you’d never know it upon spending time in Annapolis. Maryland’s nice weather can last well into November, so we’re taking full advantage of the…

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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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Rhea's Plate of the Month: Skipper's Pier

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never made the quick…

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Aboard the Woodwind Celebrating 25 Years!

What better way to celebrate the warm weather in Annapolis than hoping aboard one of two, beautiful 74-foot schooners – Schooner Woodwind and Woodwind II – for a fun sailing experience in Annapolis! I had the pleasure of joining Captain Jennifer Kaye of Annapolis Sailing Cruises for their Wednesday…

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Top 5 Ways to Welcome Springtime in Annapolis

It is time to come out of hibernation and enjoy the warming weather. Check out our Top 5 Ways to Welcome Springtime in Annapolis. Maryland Day Weekend April 6-8 Maryland’s birthday is March 25, but we dedicate an entire weekend in April to celebrate it! Join us at over 20 locations in Annapolis and…

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Midnight Madness Recap

It’s that time of year when hats and coats are essential, colorful lights outline houses and trees, familiar holiday classics abound on the radio, and a few extra chocolate chip cookies or hot chocolate drinks make their way into the daily hustle and bustle. There’s an accentuated feeling of joy and…

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A Recap of the Annapolis Boat Shows

Welcome to the Annapolis Boat Shows! The largest in-water boat shows in the country each take place biannually at City Dock in downtown Annapolis. Over the course of two weeks, vendors, boat owners, manufacturers, and visitors come together to shop and explore the vast display of sailboats and…

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Take A Trip to Crabtown

Maryland blue crabs are sweeter and meatier than _____________. Fill in the blank and start your research with a visit to one of the best crab houses in and around Annapolis. If you are a visitor without a car and need transportation to one of them, consider the water taxi at the City Dock, an Uber…

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Pirate’s Cove and Big Mary’s Dock Bar

Galesville is an idyllic slice of heaven just 15 minutes south of Annapolis on the lovely West River. When you feel the need to just get away from traffic and the rush of daily life, a trip to Big Mary’s Dock Bar or Pirate’s Cove may be just the respite you need. Each time I visit Galesville, I am…

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