In Celebration of Rob Hiaasen: His Life and Words

By |2018-10-29T16:57:09-04:00October 29th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis News, Articles|

On October 19, 2018 family, friends and colleagues joined together to celebrate the life and the words of Rob Hiaasen with the release of his final novel. For the last few years, Rob had been working on the story. After his death on June 28 during a shooting in the Capital Gazette’s newsroom, publisher Kevin [...]

This Week in Annapolis: Tug ‘o War!

By |2018-10-29T16:41:51-04:00October 29th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

Happy Halloween! All the events I've been posting about for the last month (or more?) have been slowly but surely leading up to the spookiest night of the year. (And the day of the year that Americans will spend the most money for, after Christmas, with this year's spending expected to reach $9 billion -- [...]

This Week in Annapolis: It’s a howlin’ good time

By |2018-10-22T15:38:29-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

Jack Frost has arrived... But don't let that stop you from attending all the ghost tours, haunted hayrides and pumpkin patches begging to be visited this time of year.  Save the Bay: Later this week, drivers will be able to purchase the newest Chesapeake Bay license plate that depicts a blue crab and the Bay [...]

A stroll through the First Sunday Arts Festival

By |2018-10-19T11:14:56-04:00October 19th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Shopping, Shop, West Street|

On the first Sunday of each month from May through November, a portion of West Street is shut down for the aptly named First Sunday Arts Festival. On and off over the last 18 years, the First Sunday Arts Fest has occupied the Arts District of Annapolis starting on West Street and now spilling over [...]

This Week in Annapolis: Sins, Secrets and Historic Hauntings

By |2018-10-15T10:17:01-04:00October 15th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

We've got a busy week ahead of us. Although the famed annual U.S. Sailboat Show, followed by the U.S. Powerboat Show (see photos of the latter here), will be wrapped up as of today, there's no break when it comes to all of Annapolis' goings-on this season.  Get in the Halloween spirit this weekend at [...]

This Week in Annapolis: United States Sailboat Show ⛵

By |2018-10-01T15:33:44-04:00October 1st, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

This week started out with some good news for Main Street Annapolis business owners, and some not-so-good news for area bicyclists; the trial bike path that divided a city has been removed, at least for now. The decision to remove the bike path was made after two weeks of observation and the Mayor's meeting with [...]

Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous and Race Sails into Annapolis

By |2018-09-27T09:18:25-04:00September 27th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Boating & Fishing, Boating|

If there’s one thing that the town of Annapolis is known for, it’s sailing. That may be why the National Sailing Hall of Fame has made a home at the docks for the last 10 years. Among its many events promoting sailing and sailboats each year, for the last 9, the Hall of Fame has [...]

This Week in Annapolis: More fall fests, cultural celebrations

By |2018-09-25T13:52:07-04:00September 25th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Uncategorized|

This weekend, Annapolis will be overwhelmed by fall festivals (and an Italian festival, an African heritage festival and a beer/wine fest in the park), so when you're not cheering on the Navy at the women's volleyball and soccer games against American University, you can make your way down to whatever ongoing festival matches your mood [...]

This Week in Annapolis: Changing seasons beckon fall festivals 🍂

By |2018-09-17T13:38:12-04:00September 17th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

We made it through Hurricane Florence with little more than some flooding downtown, and even the Ren Fest in Revel Grove stayed open throughout the weekend. Hopefully last week was the worst we'll suffer during the hurricane season, and our fall festivals, like Ren Fest, will continue as planned. (North Carolina was hit as hard [...]

6 Can’t-Miss Fall Festivals in Annapolis for 2018 ?

By |2018-08-22T16:12:45-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do|

What's arguably the best time of year in Annapolis is almost upon us: In the fall, and the summer-to-fall transition period, Annapolis becomes a hub for fairs and festivals. From day-long events to weekend fests that last all season long, an abundance of beer, wine, seafood, cultural celebration and even 16th-century time travelers make their [...]