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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
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2017

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505 worldsREFWednesday - Friday, Sept. 20 - 29 - World Championships for the International 505 Fleet
Eastport Yacht Club & Severn Sailing Association, First Street & Harbor, Eastport, Annapolis
91 teams from 12 countries will compete. Annapolis Green is helping to Green this event as part of our Responsible Events & Festivals Program by providing our NAPTOWN TAP water dispenser to reduce or eliminate single-use plastic water bottles. This regatta is a Sailors for the Sea Clean Regatta.
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Saturday, Sept. 23 - Fourth Annual Ride for the Rivers & Muddy Bottom BBQ
7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Discovery Village, 4800 Atwell Road, Shady Side
Metric Century Bicycle Ride / 40-Mile Ride / Family Fun Ride followed by a great BBQ. Discover the beauty of the watersheds of the West and Rhode Rivers (as well as the Patuxent River and Herring Bay), on this challenging ride through the rolling countryside of Southern Anne Arundel County and Northern Calvert County. Proceeds help the West & Rhode Riverkeeper keep these rivers swimmable, fishable, crab-able and kayak-able.
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Saturday, Sept. 23 - Annapolis Design District Art in Action Fall Fest
11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Margaret Avenue between Chinquapin Round Road & Edgewood Avenue, Annapolis
Live music, street art by Urban Walls unveiling, food & drinks, artists, crafters, kids zone, SPCA mobile unit and more. Free parking. Donations accepted to the support the Design District and the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. | flyer
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oktoberfestREFSunday, Sept. 24 - 27th Annual West Annapolis Oktoberfest
10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Annapolis Street, West Annapolis
OOM-PA-PA band, German food and beer, artist and craft vendors plus local businesses. Moon bounce, face painting, specialty foods and much more! Annapolis Green is Greening this event as part of our Responsible Events & Festivals Program.
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cow & calfSunday, Sept. 24 - Eastern Shore Farm Tour with Annapolis Green & Chef Rita Calvert
1 - 4 p.m., Pop's Old Place Farm, Hurlock; and Blades Orchard and Faulkner Branch Cidery, Federalsburg
Join us for a fun day’s visit to two very different, neighboring farms on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. You'll have the opportunity to purchase 100% pastured products and a local Small Plate & hard cider. It's a great family friendly event! Ticket price, $35 (kids 15 & under $12), includes a copy of Chef Rita's cookbook, The Grassfed Gourmet Fires it Up!
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Tuesday, Sept. 26 - South River Social
5 - 8 p.m., Killarney House, 534 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville
Get the inside scoop on what is happening around the river. Help support the Federation by having a delicious meal, proceeds of which will help restore the River. Before or after, feel free to join Federation staff on the patio for a nice cold beer and relaxing river chat! $10 of each $25 meal will be donated to the Federation.
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one montgomery green drinks Thursday, Sept 28 - One Montgomery Greet Drinks
5:30 - 8 p.m., Hollywood East Cafe, Westfield Wheaton, 11160 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton
Raffles, prizes, giveaways, drink specials and appetizers. Guest speaker from the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club.
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Saturday, Sept. 30 - National Public Lands Day
Celebrate Something We All Share: Our Public Lands
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SERCSaturday, Sept. 30 - Guided Canoe Trip on the Rhode River
9 a.m. - noon, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees What Road, Edgewater
Paddle along the Rhode River while learning about the native wildlife of Chesapeake Bay. No prior experience necessary. Advance signups required. Basic paddling instruction will be given, and cost includes canoe and life jacket rental and tour: $25 for adults; $20 for children 15 and younger. Repeats Oct. 14 & 28. Contact Karen McDonald with questions, 443-482-2216
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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.
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Sunday, Oct. 1 - Burgers & Brews for the Bay: A Farm to Table Event
noon - 4 p.m., Clagett Farm, 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro
A day of food and family fun at Clagett Farm, the CBF's 285-acre working farm. Enjoy delicious food made from local, pasture-raised meats and dairy and local vegetables, paired with regional craft beers, and prepared by top local chefs. Live music will be provided in the main tent by a bluegrass band and hayrides and other activities will be provided all day long. Seven food stations will be scattered within easy walking distance around the farm. Get your "passport" stamped at each and you'll be entered into a drawing to win fabulous prizes. Tickets range from $10 to $60.
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the brick companiesREFTuesday, Oct. 3 - The Brick Companies' TBC Classic Golf Tournament
10 a.m., Queenstown Harbor, 310 Links Lane, Queenstown
Each year this tournament raises money for The Brick Companies Foundation. Annapolis Green is working with The Brick Companies, via our Golf Responsibly program, to make this tournament Zero-Waste.
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aecWednesday, Oct. 4 - Annapolis Environmental Commission Meeting
7 p.m., 145 Gorman Street, 3rd floor conference room
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Saturday, Oct. 7 - Weems & Plath Tent Sale Benefiting Annapolis Green
9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., 214 Eastern Avenue, Eastport, Annapolis
Weems & Plath, manufacturers of renown nautical and weather instruments, are having a Tent Sale during the boat shows. Ten percent of all sales on October 7 will be donated to Annapolis Green! Hop on the free shuttle from the boat shows or walk over to Eastport and shop! You'll enjoy big discounts and support Annapolis Green too!
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Saturday, Oct. 7 - Fall Native Plant Fest
9 a.m. - noon, 1223 River Bay Road, Annapolis (behind Cape Clubhouse)
Fall is for planting and now is a great time to assess your garden and fill in the bare spots! The Cape Conservation Corps will have perennials, grasses, ferns and shrubs for sale at rock bottom prices as well as hourly speakers on helpful topics. Get your gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener, speak with Master Naturalists and Master Watershed Stewards. View honeybees in a special observation hive, and learn all about bees, beekeeping and your garden.
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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.
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chalicesWednesday, Oct. 11 - Global Water Crisis Benefit Concert
7 p.m., Rams Head on Stage, 33 West Street, Annapolis
Featuring the music of the New Romance. Each $39 ticket includes three limited edition Stella Artois chalices featuring designs inspired by artists in Brazil, Cambodia and Uganda, and a complimentary Stella Artois.
Information about the Buy a Lady a Drink Global Water Crisis program.
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SERCSaturday, Oct. 14 - Guided Canoe Trip on the Rhode River
9 a.m. - noon, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees What Road, Edgewater
Paddle along the Rhode River while learning about the native wildlife of Chesapeake Bay. No prior experience necessary. Advance signups required. Basic paddling instruction will be given, and cost includes canoe and life jacket rental and tour: $25 for adults; $20 for children 15 and younger. Repeats Oct. 28. Contact Karen McDonald with questions, 443-482-2216
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Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Severn River Association Lecture Series: History on the Severn River
7 p.m., Union Jack's Pub, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Learn about all the great events that happened along the shores of the Severn River. Historian Jane W. McWilliams, author of Annapolis, City On A Hill, will entertain with river tales from yesterday.
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Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Keynote Robert Lee Forrest Lecture by Jim Toomey: “Drawing Inspiration from the Sea”
7 p.m., Mathias Lab Atrium, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater
Speaker Jim Toomey is the greater of the cartoon Sherman’s Lagoon. The talk will be preceded by a dessert reception. The presentation is part of SERC's 2017 Bay Optimism lecture series, exploring what is succeeding in Bay conservation and the search for environmental solutions. Lectures are free and open to all.
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Wednesday, Oct. 18 - Magothy River Association Meeting
7:30 p.m., Berrywood Community Clubhouse, Berrywood & Hartman Drives, Severna Park
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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.
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Friday, Oct. 27 - In Defense of Water Benefit for Waterkeepers Chesapeake
6 - 8 p.m., Gallagher Residence, 113 Spa View Avenue, Annapolis
Waterkeepers Chesapeake Board Chair Bob Gallagher is opening his home for the 1st annual In Defense of Water event to benefit Waterkeepers Chesapeake and raise needed funds for the protection of clean water throughout the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays region.
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SERCSaturday, Oct. 28 - Guided Canoe Trip on the Rhode River
9 a.m. - noon, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees What Road, Edgewater
Paddle along the Rhode River while learning about the native wildlife of Chesapeake Bay. No prior experience necessary. Advance signups required. Basic paddling instruction will be given, and cost includes canoe and life jacket rental and tour: $25 for adults; $20 for children 15 and younger. Contact Karen McDonald with questions, 443-482-2216
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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
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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. Ticket sales will open soon.
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Wednesday, Nov. 15 - Magothy River Association Meeting
7:30 p.m., Berrywood Community Clubhouse, Berrywood & Hartman Drives, Severna Park
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Tuesday, Nov 21 - Severn River Association Lecture Series: Trees! Can Laws & Regulation Save 'em?
7 p.m., Union Jack's Pub, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis
Scientist and City Council candidate Rob Savidge will present an update on progress to create a new forest conservation law that will protect tree coverage in Annapolis.
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shop smallSaturday, Nov. 25 - Small Business Saturday Annapolis Style
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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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patuxent riverkeeperWednesday, Dec. 6 - Patuxent River Conference: Paxcon
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater
This year's theme is "River Management Stories: Making the Leap from Information to Application." Early bird registration of $30 ends November 6.
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midnight madnessThursday, Dec. 7 - Midnight Madness I
6 p.m., Downtown Annapolis
Holiday shopping to support local businesses
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midnight madnessThursday, Dec. 14 - Midnight Madness II
6 p.m., Downtown Annapolis
Holiday shopping to support local businesses
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Wednesday, Dec. 20 - Magothy River Association Meeting
7:30 p.m., Berrywood Community Clubhouse, Berrywood & Hartman Drives, Severna Park
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midnight madnessThursday, Dec. 21 - 11th Hour Shopping
6 p.m., Downtown Annapolis
Holiday shopping to support local businesses
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