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  • Voulenteer opportunities in the region

    Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at info@aacvc.org or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Jaycees - Hanging of the Greens 2017 Volunteers are needed for Hanging of the Greens [...]

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    A little history behind the Navy’s October holidays

    We're right in between two very important dates for the U.S. Navy: October 13 is the Navy's "birthday" and October 27 is Navy Day. They sound similar, but these two holidays (okay, technically birthday and former holiday) are conveniently and coincidentally spaced 14 days apart, allowing us two weeks of Navy commemoration and festivities.  Here's a little history behind the [...]

  • A rainy morning in downtown Annapolis

    Downtown Annapolis is beautiful in any weather, even on a misty October morning when the harbor is gated-off for the U.S. Powerboat Show. Here are a few photos from an early morning walk around DTA.  All the remnants of the Powerboat Show, soon to be taken down until next year. The brick sidewalks are perfect for reflecting [...]

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Home to the US Naval Academy, “Naptown” is influenced by the military and collegiate traditions that come naval-academywith having a major military and world class academic institution within the city boundaries. From Commissioning Week, to home sporting events including Navy Football, to class reunions that sprinkle the weekends throughout the calendar, Annapolis is never too far from Navy’s influence.

Annapolis is also known as America’s Sailing Capital, but don’t forget the significant maritime history Annapolis has with power boats and fishing vessels. Annapolis provides access not only to the Chesapeake, but also to a wealth of rivers, creeks and inland bays ripe for exploring by kayak, canoe or stand udowntownp paddleboard.

Downtown Annapolis is famous for its historic inns and scenic streets, but along those streets are some of the finest restaurants the region has to offer. Maryland Avenue is long-treasured as one of downtown Annapolis’ best spots for shopping, dining, and experiencing the culture.

Eastport in Annapolis is a place unto itself, with yachts, art galleries, residents, spas, and restaurants. The bridge into Eastport takesP5040346 travelers from downtown Annapolis into the neighborhood. Watch for the tug of war between downtown Annapolis and Eastport to see who wins!

Additionally, here you’ll find a guide to Annapolis Towne Centre. Located in Parole, this consumer-utopia features an assortment of restaurants, shops and more all in one convenient location. Whether you need a few things at Target, are looking to tighten your tummy at the gym, or just want to sample a premium olive oil from Whole Foods, the Towne Centre makes all of this possible and more.

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Loews Annapolis Hotel

Loews Annapolis Hotel

This Downtown hotel is less than one mile from the Naval Academy and just a mile from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The rooms are staid and modern and include free WiFi, armchairs and desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as 47-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some suites include living rooms and pull-out sofas, others include dining areas. Room service is available from the on-premise restaurant and bar. Amenities include a 24/7 business center and the 24/7 gym.

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The Westin Annapolis

The Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401

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O’Callaghan Hotel

174 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott

2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Yoga @ Stage 1 with MTPA

September 2 @ 10:00 am - December 2 @ 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until September 2, 2017

Renaissance Festival

September 24 @ 10:00 am - November 20 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Renaissance Festival

September 30 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Renaissance Festival

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 27 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

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September 11 Remembrance Events at USNA

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Naval Academy midshipmen will participate in the following events as a remembrance to 9-11.  These midshipmen are working in conjunction with the Midshipman Action Group, which volunteers thousands of hours in the local community [...]

Maryland Seafood Festival turns 50

September 5th, 2017|0 Comments

This year is a big one for Annapolis' annual Seafood Festival. On September 9th and 10th, the event--once known as the Maryland Clam Festival--will celebrate its 50th year running at Sandy Point State Park. Here's [...]

Annapolis announces ‘Hurricane Preparedness Week’

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

With the start of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season just weeks away, now is the time for all Anne Arundel residents to prepare for the effects of a major storm. Hurricanes can cause catastrophic destruction [...]

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Family Concert

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, MD – On Saturday, May 13th at 2:00pm, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performs this year’s Family concert, “Beethoven Lives Upstairs” with Classical Kids Live!, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, at Maryland Hall [...]

Back Creek Conservancy Hosts the Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon May 21

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Back Creek Conservancy Hosts the Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon May 21 Annapolis, MD (Apri 17, 2017): The Back Creek Conservancy (BCC) announces its first annual Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon on Sunday, May 21 [...]

Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, Noah Bendix-Balgley, joins ASO

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Annapolis, MD –The Berlin Philharmonic’s 1st Concertmaster, Noah Bendix-Balgley joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for their Masterworks concert, “Myths, Tzars and Musical Giants,” at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 5 and [...]

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