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Trend Watch: Rustic Chic

By Arden Haley, Jun 02, 2016, Categories: Trends

Rustic and casual or classic and chic? It seems as though there’s been an unspoken rule in the weddings industry for the past decade dictating that you have to choose either one or the other

Trend Watch: City Love — Impress guests with a touch of geography

By Arden Haley, Apr 28, 2016, Categories: Trends

Build the anticipation for an awesome Chesapeake Bay wedding by adding a touch of geography to your wedding stationary.

Real Wedding: Elizabeth Trammell & Thomas Fenfert

By Arden Haley, Apr 28, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

Liz, a program manager for the government, and Tom, a high school physics teacher, met working at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Somewhere Back in Time: Governor Larry Hogan & Yumi Hogan, Maryland’s First Couple

By Arden Haley, May 05, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

We’re taking you back in time to the real weddings of the Chesapeake Bay region’s past and asking some 
of the area’s most well-known couples to share marriage advice with our readers.

The Chesapeake Bay Experience: Turn your wedding into a weekend getaway for your guests

By Arden Haley, May 05, 2016, Categories: Planning

Looking for things to recommend to your wedding guests to do while they are visiting our area for your wedding? Lucky for you, the Chesapeake Bay region is chock-full of activities.

Real Wedding: Geena Cooley & Bradley Harrington

By Arden Haley, Apr 21, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

From opposite sides of the country (Geena from Maryland and Brad from California), the two met by chance when they both were visiting Chicago for a few days.

How to Make the Most of Your Wedding Inspiration Board

By Arden Haley, Apr 21, 2016, Categories: Planning

Your wedding board on Pinterest is beginning to fill up with beautiful photos of tablescapes, bouquets, and wedding gowns.

  • Billie Holiday Project


    In Baltimore you will find a stunning mural project and alternative gallery, The Billie Holiday P...

  • Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay is offering a variety of s’mores-inspired treats throughout the mont...

  • Art in Public Places


    The city of Annapolis is a prime example of an alternative gallery as it displays sculpture, phot...

  • 49 West serves up coffee, wine, and art! 49 West is an alternative gallery that constantly has sh...

  • Transport yourself with a luxurious series of treatments designed to delight the senses, soothe y...

  • The Printmaking Club promotes the development and appreciation of fine art printmaking; provides ...

  • A Walk in the Park


    The Colored Pencil Society of America ( is celebrating 25 years! The National...

  • Before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened in 1952, a system of ferries carried people, goods, and v...

  • Summer Group Show

    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Our Summer Group Show continues through August with an eclectic mix of art including paintings, d...

  • Toddler Time

    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...

  • Art of the Airport Tower

    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Art of the Airport Tower takes you on a photographic journey to airports in the United States and...

  • Academy Art Museum

    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    On the Eastern Shore, the Academy Art Museum is a must-see museum that provides the knowledge, pr...

  • “Not a Box” was an opportunity for Art League artists to utilize a dedicated space in the galler...

  • Artist Kathleen Best Gillmann credits her upbringing in southern Maine with the title for her exh...

  • Crab Capellini Special

    11:00AM — 08:00PM

    Enjoy from June through August a great dish from the Rod "n" Reel Restaurant! Maryland Jumbo Lum...

  • Fiber Options

    11:00AM — 05:00PM

    This exhibit of 2D and 3D fiber options was open for entry to artists across North America. Jurie...

  • Avon Grove NFL Flag Football

    12:00PM — 12:00AM

    Fall registration is open until August 13th, 2016 for players 5 - 18 years old. Register online a...

  • Blackwater Distillery Tours

    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    See how Sloop Betty vodka, Sloop Betty Honey, and Picaroon Maryland Rum are made. Learn about the...

  • Open Portrait Studio

    01:00PM — 03:30PM

    Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - noon The group meets weekly with a live model. Model fee collected weekly....

  • Lobster Special

    05:00PM — 09:00PM

    From June to October enjoy a special treat! 1 - 1 1/4 pound lobster dinner with roasted Red Bl...

  • Club Crabtowne Dinner Out

    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Dine with friends at Ruby Tuesday's, 2025 Somerville Road in Annapolis

  • Join us for a discussion focused on the environmental history of the Chesapeake. This history les...

  • Restorative Yoga for Women

    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    Mondays 7pm @ 915 Bay Ridge Ave, Annapolis MD Small group. Private space. Women only. A calm,...

  • Summer Sing-Along

    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join stars of Imagination Stage as they perform your favorite songs from Broadway and beyond! Thi...