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July 13 - Sept. 20
Jay Fleming Exhibit

featuring select photographs from
Working the Water

Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second Street, Annapolis
Opening Reception
July 13, 5 - 7 p.m.

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"The Journeyman" by Patrick Meehan
Sept. 17- Oct. 15
"Best of the Chesapeake"

an Invitational Group Show with 20 artists.
Chesapeake Bay area themed exhibit will feature vintage boats on the Chesapeake Bay: schooners to steamboats; wildlife, marshes, small coves, family farms and harbor towns that define this extensive waterway.
McBride Gallery
215 Main Street, Annapolis
Meet the Artists Reception
Sept. 17, 1 - 4 p.m.
Juried Awards Presentation
2
p.m.

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2017

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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, July 26 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
"Anne Arundel Soil Conservation District and Eco-friendly Operations at Homestead Gardens," with guest Brian Riddle, Homestead Gardens CEO and Board Member of the Soil Conservation District.. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, July 29 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

Saturday, July 29 - Clicquot on the Creek: A Summer Lawn Party Benefit
2 - 5 p.m., Historic Charles Carroll House & Gardens, 107 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis
Celebrate summer at Clicquot on the Creek, hosted by Julie St. Marie Catering & Event Coordination. Enjoy an afternoon of picnicking, music, & Veuve Clicquot Champagne on the expansive lawn of the Charles Carroll House & Gardens overlooking Spa Creek in downtown Annapolis. Have a delicious picnic snack pack (serves two) or add additional items for a complete picnic lunch, packaged in a complimentary insulated tote. Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label will be available for pre-purchase and includes a complimentary Veuve Clicquot orange acrylic goblet. Sip a sample of Veuve, dance to our DJ, and play lawn games at this Grand Summer Lawn Party! A portion of the proceeds benefits Annapolis Green. the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Admission $40-$75 includes three Veuve Clicquot tastings. Picnic snack pack for two is an additional $29.95.
Information & Tickets

HERESunday, July 30 - HERE. a pop-up shop GIVE BACK. Day to benefit Annapolis Green
11 a.m. - 2 p.m., 50 State Circle, Annapolis
HERE is a pop-up shop, or temporary boutique that is on trend, seasonal and a fun place to shop. 
It features apparel, jewelry, accessories, art (originals & prints), photography, gift items, home goods, furniture and more - concentrating on LOCAL artists and designers. HERE will be open at this location from July 21 - 30 with an Endless Summer theme. A portion of all purchases on July 30 will benefit Annapolis Green!
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, August 2 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
"Weather it Together: Adapting to Sea Level Rise in Annapolis," with guest Lisa Craig, Chief of Historic Preservation, City of Annapolis. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

aecWednesday, Aug. 2 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
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Friday, Aug. 4 - 72nd Annual Rotary Crab Feast
5 to 8 p.m., Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis
This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fundraiser that benefits local community and cultural organizations. The feast is all-you-can eat and drink, including large and #1 male crabs plus Maryland vegetable crab soup, sweet Maryland corn on the cob, beef barbecue sandwiches, draft beer, and assorted soft drinks. A bake sale and cake raffle provides dessert. Also for sale will be Crab Feast T-shirts and other memorabilia. Tickets: $65/adult; $25/child ages 3-12. Preferred Dining tickets: $130 per person.
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Annapolis Green has worked with the Annapolis Rotary for several years to make it a Zero-Waste event, with all waste being recycled or composted... and nothing to the landfill. To volunteer with Annapolis Green's Crabfeast Green Team, send us an email.

thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Aug. 5 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

living green in annapolis logoWednesday, August 9 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
Program TBA. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

citizens' climate lobbySaturday, Aug. 12 - Citizens' Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis
RSVP: annapolis@citizensclimate.org
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living green in annapolis logoWednesday, August 16 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
Program TBA. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

scenic rivers land trustWednesday, Aug. 16 - Land Conservation 101 for Landowners
6:30 - 8 p.m., Crofton Community Library, 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton
Have you thought about preserving your land, but aren’t quite sure what that entails? Learn about the basics of conservation easements and what this opportunity can do for you. Experts will provide information, options, and answers to questions. An exciting new grant program that could provide a $3,000+ per acre incentive to encourage easements on forested land or land that could be planted in forest will also be discussed. This information is geared toward landowners with 10 or more acres. A FREE workshop, but registration is required by July 10.
Information | Register

thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Aug. 19 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

Saturday, Aug. 19 - Pollinator Meetup: Drought Tolerant Pollinator Gardens
10 - 11 a.m., Homestead Garrdens, 743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville
Don’t be tied to the garden hose: Learn about plants that survive dry conditions while adding distinctive color and texture to your pollinator garden. Speaker: Heather, Nursery & Perennials Manager. Free, but registrartion is requested.
Information

living green in annapolis logoWednesday, August 23 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
Program TBA. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

living green in annapolis logoWednesday, August 30 - Living Green in Annapolis on WNAV
6 - 7 p.m., WNAV 1430AM, 99.9FM in the City, and streaming on wnav.com
"The Chesapeake Bay Program Office and the State of the Bay," with guest Nicholas DiPasquale, Bay Program Director. The Living Green in Annapolis show is hosted and produced by Elvia Thompson of Annapolis Green, joined by Vic Pascoe, and features interviews with experts who provide information on living and working in a sustainable manner. Listeners learn practical ways to incorporate Green practices into their lives – many of which can save them money. Guests include those directly involved in championing the Green movement here in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Information

thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Sept. 2 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

aecWednesday, Sept. 6 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
Information


thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Sept. 9 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

national drive electric weekSaturday - Sunday, Sept. 9-17 - National Drive Electric Week
A nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.
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alliance for the chesapeake bayThursday, Sept. 14 - Taste of the Chesapeake
6 - 9:30 p.m., Rooftop Conference Center, Belcher Pavilion, Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2000 Medical Parkway, Annapolis
Recognizing environmental leadership award winners and showcasing the Alliance's programs and progress toward Bay restoration. The Taste is an evening of unique Chesapeake-inspired food and drink, live music, raffles, and a silent auction to raise critical funds to support the Alliance's mission to restore and protect the Chesapeake across the Chesapeake watershed.
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annapolis maritime museumboatyard beach bashSaturday, Sept. 16 - Boatyard Beach Bash
5:30 - 10 p.m., Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
Fundraiser for the Maritime Museum, featuring entertainment from Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefers: Peter Mayer, Brendan Mayer, Keith Sykes, and Doyle Grisham; as well as world-class musicians John Frinzi, Scott Kirby, Aaron Scherz, and John Patty, in the beautiful setting of the waterfront campus of the Museum, on Back Creek. Tickets are limited: $75 and $125
Information & to buy tickets


haz matSaturday, Sept. 16 - Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day for Anne Arundel County & Annapolis Residents
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Southern Recycling Center, 5400 Nutwell Sudley Road, Deale
Get rid of toxics like pesticides, oil-based paints, harsh cleaners at this event. And learn about buying non-toxic products instead. In 2016, Anne Arundel County paid nearly $230,000 of your tax dollars to dispose of household hazardous waste received from residents. Although proper disposal of it is important, it is even more important to avoid purchasing hazardous items and substitute them with non-hazardous alternatives.
Information | flyer

spa creek conservancyPaddleFESTSunday, Sept. 17 - Spa Creek Conservancy PaddleFEST
11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Avenue, Annapolis
Enjoy a day of fun on Spa Creek. Take an on-water guided tour, paddle at your leisure, enjoy food and drink and learn about the challenges to restoring the creek so that it will again be fishable and swimmable. Your participation supports Spa Creek Conservancy clean up efforts. Live music from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets $50/adult includes food and paddle board; $40/adult if you bring your own vessel; $25/child under age 12.
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city of annapolisTuesday, Sept. 19 - City of Annapolis Primary Election
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mermaid's kissThursday, Sept. 21 - 7th Annual Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest
6 - 10 p.m., Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore
Annual night of unlimited oysters, fresh seafood dishes from iconic restaurants, local spirits and live entertainment to raise funds to build a better Chesapeake Bay. This year’s event will feature a Bay-themed silent auction, one-of-a-kind oyster sculpture by the Chesapeake Mermaid, prizes, giveaways and more! Single ticket price: $85, Couple ticket price: $160
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thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Sept. 30 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

aecWednesday, Oct. 4 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
Information


thomas point lighthouseannapolis maritime museumSaturday, Oct. 7 - Thomas Point Lighthouse Tour
9 - 11 a.m. or noon - 2 p.m., departing from Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and one of only ten lighthouses in the country to be bestowed this honor. Built in 1875, it is arguably the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. Tours depart from AMM and are hosted by the U.S. Lighthouse Society. These are the only tours that also provide access with an interior tour of the historic lighthouse. Tickets $75. Discount available to Museum members.
Information & to buy tickets

haz matSaturday, Oct. 21 - Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day for Anne Arundel County & Annapolis Residents
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Northern Recycling Center, 100 Dover Road, Glen Burnie
Get rid of toxics like pesticides, oil-based paints, harsh cleaners at this event. And learn about buying non-toxic products instead. In 2016, Anne Arundel County paid nearly $230,000 of your tax dollars to dispose of household hazardous waste received from residents. Although proper disposal of it is important, it is even more important to avoid purchasing hazardous items and substitute them with non-hazardous alternatives.
Information | flyer

keeping history above waterSunday - Wednesday, October 29 – November 1 - Keeping History Above Water Conference: Annapolis
An international gathering hosted by the City of Annapolis in partnership with the Newport Restoration Foundation. Conference discussions will examine the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional lifeways. Leaders in the fields of historic preservation, business, culture, tourism, economics, urban planning, environment, sustainability, design, engineering and public policy will participate in symposia, workshops, round tables and tours that focus on practical solutions and community engagement.
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aecWednesday, Nov. 1 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
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alliance for the bayFriday - Sunday, Nov. 3 - 5 - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay's 12th Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum
USFWS National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV
Details to come

city of annapolisTuesday, Nov. 7 - City of Annapolis General Election
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maryland lcvWednesday, Nov. 15 - Maryland League of Conservation Voters Environmental Leadership Awards Dinner
6 - 9 p.m., Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis
Awardees:
2017 Chesapeake Champion Award: Chesapeake Bay Foundation; 2017 Legislator of the Year: Delegate Kumar Barve; 2017 John V. Kabler Award: 2016 Prince George's County Promotores Class. Tickets $200 & up.
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aecWednesday, Dec. 6 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
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