Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay offers Plenty of Ways to Play in 2015

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The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for visitors and area residents to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout 2015.

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To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB has put together a 2015 Major Events Calendar.

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for visitors and area residents to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB has put together a 2015 Major Events Calendar. For a more comprehensive overview of events large and small, visit http://www.VisitAnnapolis.org.

Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay 2015 Major Events Calendar

January

B&O’s Magical Holiday Express The Giving Train
Thursday-Sunday, January 1- 4
B&O Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore
Admission: $18 adults; $16 seniors; $12 children (2-12), B&O Members Free
410-752-2490

The B&O Railroad Museum is a great place to be a child. All aboard the B&O’s Magical Holiday Express Community Giving Train, a holiday spectacular celebration in the B&O Roundhouse devoted to trains of all sizes and shapes, holiday festivities, a winter wonderland of family fun, and a way to help local charities help those in need. Enjoy all-new holiday decorations, hands-on crafts and contests, live entertainment, train rides, model train layouts, and much more.

Treaty of Paris Center Grand Opening
Saturday, January 3
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Treaty of Paris Center, Maryland Inn, 16 Church Circle, Annapolis
Admission: no cost
http://www.treatyofpariscenter.org
202-436-5909

The Treaty of Paris interpretive center focuses on the period 1783 to 1787, the years between the Revolutionary War and the adoption of our nation’s Constitution. It was during this time that Annapolis hosted the Continental Congress, George Washington resigned from the army, and the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War was ratified. Opening day festivities include films, lectures and walking tours.

Great Scale Model Train Show
Saturday-Sunday, January 3-4
B&O Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt Street, Baltimore
Admission: $10, ages 2 and older; Free for B&O Members
410-752-2490

See and buy from the most extensive selection of model railroad items & accessories in the United States. Enjoy appearances by Choo Choo Blue and Lego Man, train rides, and indoor carousel rides.

Jeff Daniels
Friday, January 9
8:00 p.m.
Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St., Annapolis
Admission: $39.50
http://www.ramsheadonstage.com
410-268-4545

Jeff Daniels, famous for TV’s “The Newsroom” and many movies, including “Dumb and Dumber” and “The Squid and the Whale” will be on tour with his son, Ben.

Parker String Quartet and Shai Wosner
Friday, January 9
8:00 p.m.
St. John’s College, 60 College Avenue, Annapolis
Admission: no cost
http://www.sjc.edu
410-626-2539

The Parker Quartet, hailed by the New York Times as “something extraordinary” and by the Boston Globe for their “fiercely committed performances,” returns to St. John’s College. Affectionately called “the Parkers” by their devoted listeners, the group has distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation.

Maryland My Maryland
Saturday, January 10 to March 10
Held in two locations – McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, Annapolis and
Lowe and Taylor House of Delegates Office Building, Committee Hearing Room, Bladen Street, Annapolis
http://www.mcbridegallery.com
410-267-7077

More than 20 artists will exhibit bronze sculpture, oil paintings, watercolor, pastel and original etchings portraying the beauty of the state. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, the countryside, the Chesapeake Bay – featuring Bay wildlife as well as recreational activities on and around the water.

Seventh Annual Lift Every Voice Concert and Seminar
Saturday-Sunday, January 10-11
Seminars, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.; Concert, Sunday, 4:00 p.m.
Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis
Admission: no cost
http://www.stc.edu
443-482-6579

Some of the finest regional vocalists – including the Queen Sisters, the All-Children’s Chorus of Annapolis, Gospel Truth, Chozen, and the St. John’s College King Celebration Chorus – perform inspiring gospel spirituals during an event honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During the seminars, participants will discuss a reading relevant to human and civil rights. Advance reservations are required for the seminars. They are not required for the concert.

Captain Avery Museum Luncheon Series
Wednesday, January 14
11:30 a.m.
Captain Avery Museum, 1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side
Admission: $20 for one luncheon; $90 for the six-part series
http://www.CaptainAveryMuseum.org
410-867-4486

In this first of a six-part luncheon series, author John Reisinger will discuss his book, Death at the Lighthouse. Attendees will dine on homemade soups, specialty breads and homemade desserts. Reservations required. RSVP at 410-266-8846.

Click here for the complete 2015 Calendar of Major Events.

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