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Odenton Day 2022

Odenton Day is a joint effort by the Odenton Heritage Society, Inc., Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, the Greater Odenton Improvement Association and the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce.  The Odenton Heritage Society will be represented at both the museum and the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company firehouse.  There will be free guided tours by shuttle bus that start at 10:00 a.m.  from the OVFC Firehouse located at 1425 Annapolis Road, to the OHS Historical Center, at 1367 Odenton Road and back.   The tour will offer the opportunity to learn why Odenton...

Two Great Houses Architectural Tour

Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum and Chase Home invite guests to a two-hour tour that explores the two architectural treasures in downtown Annapolis. The tour will cover the interior of the Hammond-Harwood House and the gardens and first floor of the Chase Home. Guests will learn about the architectural details and the longstanding social history that connects these two great houses on Maryland Avenue. Tour begins in front of the Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Avenue. Participants will also receive a half-price admission to the Hammond-Harwood House, which includes the special exhibition...

Kick Gas in Annapolis!

Annapolis Town Center 1906 Towne Centre Blvd, Annapolis, MD

With recent announcements about federal EV initiatives, it is more important than ever to learn about driving electric including how to go on long trips in an EV, installing charging at condos and apartments, where charging is available locally, the cost of charging on the go and at home, and how driving electric mitigates the effects of Climate Change. More than 60 vehicles will be on display. Most of the cars, trucks, motorcycles, scooters, and e-bikes will be brought by their owners who are looking forward to answering the public’s...

Agriculture Education Day

Y Worry Farm 1501 Rossback Road, Davidsonville, MD

Annual Agriculture Education Day (Davidsonville) A key component of this annual education day is connecting consumers with as many local producers and products as possible, so make plans on October 1st to join local farmers, craftsmen, watermen, and other local producers at Y Worry Farm in Davidsonville for a day of educational family fun.

Historic Hauntings Ghost Tours

Market House Park 25 Market Space, Annapolis, MD

Looking for ghost tours in Maryland? On Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the month of October, Annapolis Tours® by Watermark® is partnering with Historic Annapolis to offer Special Historic Hauntings. Our spirited guide will lead you through the dark alleys, spooky side streets, and lesser-known haunted sites of the old and creaky town of Annapolis. Hear from real diary entries and newspaper articles of what frightened early 18th century folks. Also included is a stop inside historic Hogshead, where you will be immersed in the tales of those living in...

Lifeline 100 Rides

Kinder Farm Park 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd, Millersville, MD

Please join Anne Arundel Department of Recreation & Parks, Anne Arundel County Police and Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA) on October 2, 2022 for the eighth annual Lifeline 100 Community Bicycle Event! Registration is now open and will cap at 1,000 as in 2021! This year will mark the 8th Anniversary of the Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100! What began to showcase Anne Arundel County’s scenic trails and roadways, and spotlight cycling awareness, safety and its benefits, has grown every year into a celebrated annual event...

27th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts 801 Chase Street , Annapolis, MD

27th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception at the historic Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, Maryland. “Join Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye, multi-award winning playwright, actress, and internationally acclaimed vocalist as she performs her transfixing one-woman play, The Fannie Lou Hamer Story, to commemorate phenomenal women who are receiving the prestigious 27th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards. Each year the event, sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Annapolis, recognizes women from various racial backgrounds, who like the late legendary icon Fannie Lou Hamer have...

Virtual Lecture – Yorktown and the French Alliance

The Siege of Yorktown in October 1781 was a decisive win for George Washington’s Continental Army. Yet it was also a triumph for the unlikely wartime alliance forged between patriot revolutionaries and the French King Louis XVI. University of Maryland historian Dr. Richard Bell explores the inside story of this essential alliance as it evolved from small-scale privateering and gun-running into a military partnership that achieved a stunning joint victory at the Yorktown, the climactic battle of the American Revolution. Registration required. Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per...

Virtual Lecture – A Latino History of the United States

Historic Annapolis, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is pleased to present a special presentation celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. Join us for a talk and discussion about the history and contributions of the diverse U.S. Latino community with Ranald Woodaman, Exhibitions Director of the National Museum of the American Latino. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino is at least a decade from opening in Washington, D.C. In the meantime, it operates a gallery located in the National Museum of American History to develop temporary exhibits that introduce Smithsonian audiences to...

Historic Hauntings Ghost Tours

Market House Park 25 Market Space, Annapolis, MD

Looking for ghost tours in Maryland? On Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the month of October, Annapolis Tours® by Watermark® is partnering with Historic Annapolis to offer Special Historic Hauntings. Our spirited guide will lead you through the dark alleys, spooky side streets, and lesser-known haunted sites of the old and creaky town of Annapolis. Hear from real diary entries and newspaper articles of what frightened early 18th century folks. Also included is a stop inside historic Hogshead, where you will be immersed in the tales of those living in...