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Trend Watch: Jewel Toned Glam

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

A splash of sapphire, ruby, fuchsia, or emerald can turn a wedding theme from ordinary to extraordinary.

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.

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.


  • The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Exhibition Committee will judge the second exhibition in ...


  • See the world through the lenses of members of the Digital Photo Club of Annapolis in a newly ope...


  • Synergies

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Transcendent Musings

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and soci...


  • Terry Anderson ~ Waterlines

    03/27/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Terry Anderson’s new landscapes from the Brandywine Watershed to the Canadian Near North, take on...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

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


  • In the Tower: Theaster Gates

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment...


  • June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    June Schwarcz (1918–2015) is considered one of the most innovative enamelists working in the late...


  • Petite Squares

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This year's theme is Pets. The month-long exhibit will be at West Annapolis Artwork and Fine Fram...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM

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


  • Strata: New Work by Gail Watkins

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Artist Statement: "In the cycle of history, the new is created from the old. It is the natura...


  • Amare Selfu Worku: Coexist

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Artist Statement: The idea of moving from one place to another, relocating and the process of ...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

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


  • New Work

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM

    New Work by gallery artists is on display in March at Troika Gallery, showcasing “The Finest of F...


  • Border Crossing

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Border Crossing presents recent work by Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara (b. 1969), who ...


  • HERE. a pop-up shop ~ Made in Maryland

    03/27/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    HERE. a pop-up shop will celebrate their 5th year in business and their 20th pop-up shop in the A...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/27/2017
    10:30AM — 12:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Harbor Queen Cruises

    03/27/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    Watermark immerses people in the history, culture and fun of the Chesapeake Bay region and Harbor...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    03/27/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

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


  • Chair Yoga

    03/27/2017
    11:30AM

    Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a cha...


  • Open Portrait Studio

    03/27/2017
    01:00PM — 03:30PM

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


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/27/2017
    01:30PM — 03:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Seventh Annual Empty Bowls

    03/27/2017
    05:00PM

    The event will benefit the Kent County Food Pantry. Tickets includes your choice of a handmade...


  • Men's Support Group

    03/27/2017
    05:30PM

    Men’s Support Group-Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month from 5:30-7:00pm Offers men who ar...


  • 2017 Spirit of Community Awards Dinner

    03/27/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    On Monday, March 27th, the West County Chamber will be recognizing the accomplishments of outsta...


  • Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meeting

    03/27/2017
    06:30PM — 09:00PM

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