Commissioning week

By | May 18th, 2016|Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, USNA|

Newly commissioned Navy and Marine Corps officers toss their hats during the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2011 graduation and commissioning ceremony. The Class of 2011 graduated 728 ensigns and 260 Marine Corps 2nd lieutenants at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad Runge/Released) [...]

Blue Angels slated once again for Commissioning Week

By | May 17th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Downtown Annapolis, USNA|

  The United States Navy’s prized flight team, the Blue Angels, is bringing its one-of-a-kind aerial aerobatics back to the skies this spring and summer. The Blue Angels, which are internationally known for executing graceful maneuvers, flawless flight formations, and death-defying displays at insane speeds, are set to fly a full schedule throughout 2016 that [...]

Excellent Exploration: African-American History In Annapolis

By | February 24th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Family & Children, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Black History Month, Downtown Annapolis, Visit-Annapolis|

You cannot separate the history of Annapolis from the rich history of the African-American community who made up one-third of the city's population during the 19th century, and there is no better way to explore that history than taking a walking tour offered by Annapolis Tours by Watermark. Julie Brasch, Mistress Julie as she has been [...]

Once A Year Public Opportunity: African American Heritage Tour

By | February 5th, 2016|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis History, Annapolis Things to Do, Black History Month, Downtown Annapolis, Visit-Annapolis|

Annapolis Tours’ African American Heritage Tour Thurgood Marshall African American HeritageTwo hour walking tour of Annapolis’ historic district  in honor of Black History Month Saturday, February 20 at 1 pm Watermark is proud to offer this tour – available year-round to groups – to the general public during this special month. Presented in partnership with [...]

Fringe Festival Celebrates the Alternative Arts September 26

By | September 1st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Fringe Festival|

The Fringe Festival concept may have been born in Edinburgh, Scotland, but the phenomenon has spread like wildfire the last several years to cities all over the globe. Now hundreds of local Fringe Festivals take place each year, including right here in Downtown Annapolis. According to the Annapolis Arts and Entertainment District website, "'fringe' is a [...]

This week in Annapolis: August 28 – September 3, 2015

By | August 31st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Day Trips, Articles, Downtown Annapolis|

By LeAnn McDowell Heading to Annapolis this week? Here are a few things to check out: -The Maryland Renaissance Festival is taking over Annapolis starting this weekend, August 29th and 30th and will continue to dominate through October 25th. The festival is the 2nd largest in the country and it’s one of Annapolis’ premier outdoor [...]

This week in Annapolis: August 21-27, 2015

By | August 21st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Boating & Fishing, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Rams Head|

By LeAnn McDowell From amazing performances by national recording acts to outdoor adventures on the Chesapeake Bay to an eclectic assortment of restaurants in the Downtown area, now is the perfect time to visit Annapolis. -This Friday, August 21st, Rams Head On Stage will be hosting Patrick & Noche Latina: An Evening to Benefit Centro de [...]

This week in Annapolis: August 14-20, 2015

By | August 14th, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Restaurants & Bars, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Rams Head|

By LeAnn McDowell -The West Street Vintage Flea Market kicks off—for the very first time—this Saturday, August 15th. More than 20 tents will be set up in Annapolis’s Art and Entertainment district. If you love bringing old furniture back to life, go scout out some gems at antique furniture tents. If you like classic styles, [...]

This week in Annapolis: July 31- August 6, 2015

By | July 31st, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Articles, Downtown Annapolis|

By LeAnn McDowell -There’s no doubt about it; Annapolis’ art scene is alive. So why not experience it yourself? Check out this week’s First Sunday Arts Festival on August 2nd from 12 to 5 pm. If you can’t make it, don’t sweat it. The art festival will continue every first Sunday through October. Along with [...]

This week in Annapolis: July 24-30, 2015

By | July 24th, 2015|Annapolis Activities & Events, Articles, Downtown Annapolis, Live Music, Rams Head|

(By LeAnn McDowell) -“Cooler Than Me” singer, Mike Posner, is hitting Rams Head on Stage with a new sound this Saturday, July 25th. If you’re wondering what he’s been up to since 2010, he’s been busy producing and songwriting for other artists. Now he’s trading in the “dance music production for an acoustic guitar” with [...]