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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.

Real Wedding: Kara Goldman & Andy Young

By Arden Haley, Apr 14, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

Andy, a civil engineer, and Kara, an accountant, met through mutual friends while in college at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Trend Watch: Grooms Gifts

By Arden Haley, Apr 14, 2016, Categories: Trends

As your wedding day nears, it’s easy to find tiny details like table assignments and ceremony music all encompassing.

Real Wedding: Khalia Alexander & Wilson Cobbs

By Arden Haley, Apr 07, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

Khalia and Wilson’s story begins in high school. Wilson was dared by his buddies to send Khalia a message on Facebook asking for her phone number.

Pop the Bubbly! Everything you need to know about the sparkling behind your toast

By Arden Haley, Apr 07, 2016, Categories: Planning

Toasts, though they may be a tiny moment in your wedding festivities, will likely be some of the most memorable moments you take with you for the years to come.

Real Wedding: Cristina Bonner & Scott Stern

By Arden Haley, Mar 30, 2016, Categories: Local Weddings

College sweethearts, Cristina and Scott’s first impressions of one another were slightly misguided.

Bridal Health & Beauty Tips From Head To Toe

By Arden Haley, Mar 30, 2016, Categories: Planning

Your best you begins weeks, months, even a year prior to your wedding day.


  • What's Up? 1st "Fall on the Chesapeake"

    02/23/2017
    07:00AM — 07:00PM

    The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County invited all Anne Arundel County residents (18 and older) ...


  • Group Show ~ New Paintings

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Group Show featuring still life paintings in oil by Rosemary Castiglioni; gestural animal paintin...


  • Rick Malmgren: Retrospective

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM

    "Much of our lives we are planning, looking forward with hope, excitement and fear. This is part...


  • Transcendent Musings

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Synergies

    02/23/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • Drop in on Nature

    02/23/2017
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, September 15th thru Thursday...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio in Stevensville brings in the best artists in the country to prese...


  • Pottery for Beginners ONE-DAY POTTERY: Handbuilding Ages: 16+ years Level: Beginner, Limit 8...


  • Game on! Learn how to create a video game. This interactive exhibition allows visitors to immerse...


  • Inspired by eerie historical sites in Philadelphia and life and culture in China’s Yunnan Provinc...


  • On Paper: Finding Form

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition celebrates one of the strengths of the BMA’s collection: contemporary drawings th...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • Winter Knitting Circle

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 12:00PM

    Where can you learn a new skill (or hone an existing one), create something unique, and socialize...


  • Quilters of Kent County

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This show will feature recent work of the group. It is always a gorgeous collection of works by t...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • This exhibit looks back over 40 years of making, learning and teaching by Malmgren. Rick Malm...


  • Cancer Loss Bereavement Support Group

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    A six-session support group for individuals who have lost a loved one to cancer within the last t...


  • Nanny Trippe has had a love for photography since a young age. What began as recording of pets an...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Althoug...


  • Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM

    As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions b...


  • Helen Delich Bentley Tribute

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    A display of select dresses and hats bequeathed to the BMI by Congresswoman Bentley. Known as mu...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    02/23/2017
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • 717 Gallery

    02/23/2017
    10:30AM — 05:00PM

    Gallery 717 promises to be a vibrant and inviting space for artists, and art collectors to meet, ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    02/23/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Carla Massoni Gallery

    02/23/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    For over twenty years, Carla Massoni has played an integral part in bringing exhibitions featurin...


  • Annapolis Restaurant Week

    02/23/2017
    11:00AM

    Foodies of many different tastes are readying their palates for a week of deals and savory dishes...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    02/23/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • This first comprehensive exhibition of paintings and lithographs by Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965) o...


  • Identification of Evergreens

    02/23/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    What better time to focus on evergreens than the dead of the winter when they are most prominent....


  • Teatime at Our House

    02/23/2017
    02:00PM — 03:00PM

    Wellness House members are welcome to stop by any time to relax, read, or just have quiet time. T...


  • Nature Studio

    02/23/2017
    04:00PM — 05:30AM

    Thursdays from 4:00PM-5:30PM Fall session: December 1st, 8th and 15th Winter session: Starts J...


  • Prime Rib Thursdays

    02/23/2017
    04:00PM — 09:00PM

    Includes Onion Soup, Prime Rib with choice of mashed or double stuffed baked potato. Chef's veggi...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio, under the direction of renowned artist Hai-Ou Hou, is offering on...


  • Arty Party

    02/23/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Our first event of the year will be a get together at Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar in the Paro...


  • - Wondering what impact the recent election may have on your existing retirement portfolio? -T...


  • Knitting for Good

    02/23/2017
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    Learn to knit infant caps for a local hospital. Experienced knitters willing to help beginners ar...


  • "HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT" AUTHOR PRESENTATION

    02/23/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Do you want to foster resiliency and self-reliance in your children? The UCFSD Wellnes...


  • Yarn

    02/23/2017
    08:00PM

    Brooklyn-based Americana/Alt-Country band Yarn's sound owes as much to Gram Parsons and Earl Scru...


  • What's Up? 1st "Fall on the Chesapeake"

    02/27/2017
    07:00AM — 07:00PM

    The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County invited all Anne Arundel County residents (18 and older) ...


  • Transcendent Musings

    02/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Synergies

    02/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • Quilters of Kent County

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This show will feature recent work of the group. It is always a gorgeous collection of works by t...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM

    As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions b...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    02/27/2017
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    02/27/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • Open Portrait Studio

    02/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:30PM

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


  • Digital Photography Club of Annapolis

    02/27/2017
    06:30PM — 09:00PM

    The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis will meet on Monday, February 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Maryl...


  • Wine Dinner

    02/27/2017
    07:00PM

    President’s Day Wine Dinner featuring Federalist Wine Four Wines with 3 Course Dinner $49.95...


  • Tab Benoit

    02/27/2017
    08:00PM

    Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who's definitely got the blues. A guitar player since his teenage years...