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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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5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this May

Spring is in full bloom here in Annapolis! It’s time to get outside and enjoy all the events, festivals, and activities happening throughout the month. From the anticipated arrival of the Blue Angels during Commissioning Week, to a blues festival set against the Chesapeake Bay, to the return of an outdoor dining block party, it’s […]

May 01, 2018


Annapolis Promotes Environmental Action during National Travel and Tourism Week

The U.S Travel Association’s 35th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week (NTW) is May 6 – 12. Each year, the event works to unite communities across the country by reflecting on the meaning of travel and its connection to jobs, economic growth, and personal well-being. The U.S. Travel Association has themed this year’s Tourism Week […]

April 26, 2018


Meet Katerina Evans of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild

Meet Katerina Evans. She is a mixed-media artist, art therapist, and member of South County’s Muddy Creek Artists Guild. Earlier this month, we sat down with her at her studio in Eastport, Maryland to discuss her love for art and exploring new styles. Katerina focuses on using art and creativity as a healing tool. In her […]

April 17, 2018


5 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 three Annapolitan traditions in April – the Spring Sailboat Show, a celebration of Maryland’s birthday during Maryland Day; and the return of Annapolis’ festival season! With so much going on, there are plenty […]

March 30, 2018


Top 10 Artsy Things to do Around Annapolis in April

April is for the arts. From solo shows to videos of art, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around Annapolis in April: ArtFest at Maryland Hall is a day of creativity for children and adults. Enjoy art demonstrations, dance performances, hands-on activities, […]

March 29, 2018


Annapolis’ Oyster Roast & Sock Burning Tradition

Get a true taste of  Annapolis at the Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning – held each year at the Annapolis Maritime Museum – and become an honorary Annapolitan for the day. Celebrating what’s in the water and those on the water is what this Eastport gem does best, and they are sure to show […]

March 21, 2018


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 Anne […]

March 20, 2018


11 Artsy Things to do Around Town in March

Springtime brings fresh art to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. From solo shows to videos of art, this month is proving to be an art-lovers heaven. Take a look at our 11 Artsy Things to do Around Town in March: Annapolis Collection Gallery is celebrating with Jay Fleming Saturday evening (March 10th), where this much admired […]

March 06, 2018


Annapolis Film Festival Releases Four-Day Film Slate

The Annapolis Film Festival reveals its full slate of more than 80 films from 28 countries screening during the festival: March 22-25, 2018, including a U.S. premiere and four films from Sundance making their East Coast premiere, The Festival’s new theme: Voices Strong. Minds Open, is threaded throughout the four-day program of films, panels, parties, […]

March 02, 2018


4 Ways to Explore Annapolis This March

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

March 01, 2018


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