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Whether you’re looking for things to explore in the area, the latest news and updates on the area’s thriving Arts & Culture scene, shopping highlights across the county, or interviews with local artists, our bloggers are here to point you in the right direction. Every now and again, we come across a great story about our great county and post it under the Spotlight section of Explorer Annapolis to share with our readers. This curated content allows us to bring you a wider range of all the great things Annapolis & Anne Arundel County has to offer. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, or if you’d like us to share one of your blogs on Explorer Annapolis, email us at adahlgard@symmetry.agency.

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7 Ways to Explore Annapolis this April

Spring is finally here! With the warm weather comes sailing season and the beginning of all the city’s great festivals and events, including two Annapolitan traditions in April – the Spring Sailboat Show and the annual Annapolis Cup croquet match between the United States Naval Academy and neighboring St. John’s College. With so much going […]

April 03, 2017


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

With spring right around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for festival and event season in Annapolis. This month offers a ton of St. Patrick’s Day activities and events, a uniquely-Annapolitan tradition, a celebration of Maryland’s birthday, and the return of the popular Annapolis Film Festival. We’ve highlighted a few of these great […]

March 03, 2017


A New Year: Anne Arundel Galleries

With a new year comes new art, ideas, and exhibits in the Anne Arundel art world. With local artists and international works exhibited throughout the county, 2017 promises to be nothing short of exceptional. In a recent article published by the Capital Gazette – and written by one of our own bloggers and area art expert, […]

January 05, 2017


4 Ways to Explore Annapolis this January

Winter is here, and that’s good news if you’re planning a trip to Annapolis. From art classes and fun activities for the whole family, to a Chesapeake Bay tradition and a history lesson, there’s plenty of ways to explore Annapolis this January. Classes at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts Maryland Hall for the Creative […]

January 01, 2017


Annapolis During the Holidays

Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County loves spreading the word about how great Annapolis is during the holidays. So, it’s always nice to get a letter from a visitor telling us how much they enjoyed their stay. This one comes from James and Patricia Yost of Bethlehem, PA via the Capital Gazette: Having had the […]

December 23, 2016


Performance Arts at its best in Annapolis

Annapolis has quickly become known for its thriving arts scene. Whether you’re looking for fine art, theatrical performances, street art, live music, opera, or ballet, you’ll find it in Annapolis. Want a little sample of what’s going on? Take a peek at Tim Smith’s (Baltimore Sun) article titled Annapolis performing arts scene is more vibrant than […]

November 14, 2016


3 Ways to Explore Annapolis in 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 holiday light show at Sandy […]

November 02, 2016


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

September in Annapolis is a time when the weather cools and leaves begin to change color over the Maryland State House, signaling the return of local seasonal festivals, one of the city’s favorite art events, and of course, Navy Football. Whether you explore historic Annapolis at your own pace – wandering the 300-year-old brick streets […]

August 31, 2016


Photographer Jay Fleming Captures the Chesapeake

The Chesapeake Bay is known for its beauty, bountiful wildlife, and for the men and women that work its waters carrying on the long-standing tradition of fishing, crabbing, and oystering. What better opportunity for a photographer? Marylander Jay Fleming has capitalized on the area’s spectacular vistas and hardworking watermen to put together his first book, “Working […]

August 15, 2016


There’s still time to enjoy summer!

Fall is approaching quickly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the rest of you summer. With events, festivals, tours, and on the water activities still in full swing, now is a great time to Visit Annapolis. The Capital Gazette just released an article highlighting all the great things still going on in Annapolis and […]

August 12, 2016


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