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Innovations 2019 presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Innovations 2019 Presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Friday April 26 – 7:30 pm
Saturday April 27 – 7:00 pm

Featuring mostly Stravinsky, BTM takes you on a fantastic journey of works-new, old and bold as it presents Stravinsky’s beloved fairy tale: The Firebird. Mendelssohn’s “Italian Symphonette” returns along with a new Stravinsky work, a new work by New York composer Kevin Keller and more. This performance is a feast for all ages and tastes and is a fitting way for BTM to close its 40th Anniversary Season.

Ticket Prices: $53 adult; $44 senior; $31 student/child

Phone: 410-263-5544

Web Address: https://marylandhall.org/innovations-2019-1

Physical Address: Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401

Snow White presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Snow White Presented by Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Friday, February 22, 2019 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 – 2:00 pm

Ticket Prices: $53 adult; $44 senior; $31 student/child

Phone: 410-263-5544

Web Address: https://marylandhall.org/snow-white-2

Physical Address: Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401

Our audience voted for Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto to create this new retelling of the famous Brothers Grimm fairytale for BTM’s 40th Anniversary. Complete with a magical mirror, poisoned apple, wicked queen and stepmother, seven dwarves, a prince, and more, this ballet will take you on a journey through this beloved tale with unexpected twists and turns that are sure to delight with magic, fun, and suspense before the happily ever after.

Arts in the Park

Chesapeake Arts Center Presents:
5th Annual Arts in the Park Festival
Saturday, August 18 ,2018
11am-3pm
Outside of the Hammonds Lane Theatre
Free Admission | Rain or Shine!

Bring your entire family to the Chesapeake Arts Center’s 5th Annual Arts in the Park Festival on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 11:00am-3:00pm. Live music, activities for kids, chalk drawing, face painting, local art for sale, community vendors and more!

Live Music: RÊVE, Annapolis junction big band & more!

Paint & Picnic in Paca’s Garden

Join us for a family-friendly event in the William Paca Garden! Have your little ones try their hand at plein air painting, which allows them to capture the beauty of our garden while immersed in their surroundings. Bring your own picnic and enjoy an open-air lunch on the terrace with family and friends. For a sweet treat, an ice cream social will help you beat the heat!

Doors will open at 11 am; guided painting session will begin at 11:30 am. Ice cream will be available for purchase beginning at 12:30 pm.

Cost:
Picnic: Free and open to the public.

Painting: $10 per participant for Family Circle Members; $15 per participant for General Admission. Supplies and instruction will be provided.

Ice Cream: Free for Family Circle Members; $5 per person for General Admission.

Decorative Arts Tour of the William Paca House

Historic Annapolis is proud to possess a fine decorative arts collection. A traditional tour of the William Paca House offers peeks at some of these objects, but do you want to know more? Come learn about our John Shaw pieces, Faris silver, and other decorative elements that span the house. You may even discover hidden chambers and features of the furniture along the way!

Reservations required.

Cost: $20 for HA Members and Volunteers; $25 for Non-Members.

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble presents “Build A Better World”

The award winning Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble presents
“Build A Better World”, a family-friendly show for all ages that will include live music, dancing, audience participation, and lots of fun at Annapolis Public Library.
Come join world class artists as they perform an interactive and uplifting show that is sure to get you smiling, toe tapping, singing, and clapping!

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble presents “Build A Better World”

The award winning Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble presents
“Build A Better World”, a family-friendly show for all ages that will include live music, dancing, audience participation, and lots of fun at Odenton Regional Library!
Come join world class artists as they perform an interactive and uplifting show that is sure to get you smiling, toe tapping, singing, and clapping!

Art, Opera, Music, History Events to Enjoy

Sunday's Concert in the Park will include romantic songs from Opera and Musical Theater.

Sunday’s Concert in the Park will include romantic songs from Opera and Musical Theater.

June Art events, including free lectures and a free concert this weekend, are just a few of the many things to do in Anne Arundel County  that are taking advantage of the beautiful weather to promote history, music, opera, and art.  Visit the exhibit,  A SIngle Goal: The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building,  currently on display at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Tonight, Thursday June 9th and Thursday June 16th there will be free lectures open to the publc in the Maryland Hall theatre.

Thursday, June 9 | 7 pm Pete Lesher, Curator, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, will discuss John Trumpy and Sons in the historical context of yacht builders on the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday, June 16 | 7 pm
 Longtime Trumpy Yacht owner Dr. Jacob Deegan (Aurora #444) will share his thoughts on restoring a historic yacht and the distinctive elements.

Saturday and Sunday June 11th and 12th from 11:00 a.m to 2:30 p..m. tour a Trumpy Yacht.  This is a special opportunity to tour the recently restored “Adonia”. Tickets are $10. The boat is docked adjacent to Susan Campbell Park, Dock Street, Annapolis.  Tour proceeds help support the exhibit and last approximately 30 minutes. Please go to the Maryland Hall website  to purchase your tickets in advance.

If you enjoy Musical Theatre, Broadway favorites, and Opera Classics , you will want to attend Concert in the Park. Pack your picnic dinner and enjoy a FREE evening of opera, operetta and musical theatre favorites at Quiet Waters Park! this Sunday June 12 at 5:00 p.m.  Produced by the Annapolis Opera Company Concert in the Park will feature the voices of Augusta Caso, Emily Ezzie, Matthew Hill, Andrew Sauvageau, and Laura Whittenberger.  Enjoy songs from  My Fair Lady, Carousel, Carmen, RIgoletto, and many more favorites.

The Weekend of June 18th and 19th at London Town Public House and Gardens you’ll want to attend the Weekend: Shore Party

Saturday: 10am – 4:30pm and Sunday: 12pm – 4:30 p.m.

Included in the price of general admission , this special event celebrates  London Town’s heritage as a prominent seaport in colonial Maryland.  Boats will once again ply the South River! Stop by their Carpenter Shop and buy some handmade furniture by Seneca Creek Joinery. Join living history sailors to try your hand at knots and seamanship, learn how sailors lived day to day, and experience the art and science of navigation.

June 15th is the William Paca House and Garden annual Paca Girlfriends Flower Power Party. While the regular tickets have sold out, VIP tickets (starting at $150) are still available and give you early entry into the signature event that focuses on enjoying the English gardens and charm of the Paca House. To Find out more visit the website  or call Sarah Wade at 410-349-5110.

Enjoy the William Paca Garden on Sunday, June 18th as an artist at the event: Painting in the William Paca Garden( Enter at 3 Martin Street).This event gives you a unique opportunity to paint in the Paca Garden, a secluded reconstructed 18th century garden. Jean Brinton Jaecks, landscape and garden watercolorist, conducts this landscape painting workshop focused on the study of light in a garden setting. All levels of students are welcome. Small class size allows plenty of access to the instructor and a detailed critique at the end. Class meets rain or shine and the cost is $75 and you can register onlineTime: 9 am – 1 pm

Capture the beauty of spring flowers in a painting workshop.

Capture the beauty of spring flowers in a painting workshop.