Ice Skating in Annapolis with the Kids

By: Beasley Becca

Winter is here! Though I love and appreciate all four seasons, I find it difficult to get the wiggles out of my bigger littles (ages four and six; the littlest little is a wee infant!) when we are primarily inside. This winter, I vowed to find an indoor sport. We tried the SkyZone in Columbia […]

January 13, 2017


4 Ways to Explore Annapolis this January

By: Explorer Annapolis

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



A Day with the Kids in Annapolis, with No Particular Agenda in Mind

By: Beasley Becca

It’s been a while since I enjoyed an agenda-free, lazy day. As the mother of three young children, one being just two months old, “lazy” is not readily in my repertoire. But with the holiday season now upon us, I feel the need to refocus and spend quality time with my little family. So on […]

December 02, 2016


Amazing Architectural Delight: Annapolis by Candlelight

By: Sinead Harold

Being from Europe and a new resident to Annapolis, I am fascinated by the history and character of the many old buildings that grace the wonderful streets of historical downtown Annapolis. I’ve also wondered what lies behind the doors to these beautiful homes. So of course I jumped at the chance to finally get to […]

November 09, 2016


3 Ways to Explore Annapolis in November

By: Explorer Annapolis

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


Fall Fun for Y’all at the Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival

By: Sinead Harold

What a wonderful time I spent last weekend at the Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival. Back in my home country of Ireland we refer to fall as autumn, and we don’t celebrate it on such a big scale like here in America. So I was super excited to experience my first ‘American Fall’ festival in the […]

October 19, 2016


Family of Fore! Where to Golf With Your Family

By: Alexandra Cannady

I can count on one hand, ah, maybe two, the number of times I’ve played 18 holes since my son was born. And that’s even taking into consideration that my son fell in love with golf when he was just 18 months old. But while I don’t get out on the course often enough, we […]

October 10, 2016


Maryland Renaissance Festival

By: Alexandra Cannady

Ever wonder what life was like in 16th-century England? Now in its 40th season, the Maryland Renaissance Festival (1821 Crownsville Road in Annapolis) is one of fall’s most anticipated events in Anne Arundel County, offering visitors the chance to visit a recreated English village from the 1500s. Packed with music, dance, food, drinks, jousting, and even […]

September 20, 2016


5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

By: Explorer Annapolis

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