Starting tonight 12/5 - Midnight Madness starts! Tonight and next Thursday (12/12), shops will be open from 5pm to midnight and on Thursday Dec 19th, from 5pm to 11pm. There will be free metered parking downtown using the promo code ParkDTA in the ParkMobile app, and free parking at the Calvert Street and Whitmore Garages.
Tomorrow - 12/6 and running all next week - Edgewater - Muddy Creek Artists Guild Holiday Art Show and Sale with unique creations from over 40 local South County artists in almost every medium.
This weekend - 12/7-12/8 - Is the first weekend of the West Annapolis Winterfest and European Christmas Market - held this weekend as well as the weekend of the 14th and 15th, enjoy this european style market with gifts, crafts, food and entertainment in cozy little West Annapolis
Sun 12/8 - Chocolate Binge Festival - first block of West Street, featuring everything chocolate, admission is just a $5 cash donation to the Annapolis Arts District which can be paid right at the event.
Now through Jan 1st - Solomons Island - Annmarie Garden in Lights as well as their Annual Ornament Show and Sale - I said you might want to wait to check out the ornament show so you could also check out Annmarie’s Garden in Lights.. Well, it’s here! Their lights setup is always so much fun and the ornament show is full of tons of regional artists!
Whole Foods - Annapolis
Sat 12/7 - Holiday Wreath Making Class, both a morning and afternoon session
Tues 12/10 - Half Pint Kids Club will be Decorating Gingerbread Men
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Sat 12/7 - Decorating Cookies with Santa - A chef will demonstrate the decorating process then the kids will go to their own prep stations and decorate their own cookies to take home and enjoy with family. Kids will also receive their own Chef Santa Hat and apron that they can take home with them. To top it all off, class will begin with a small breakfast buffet.
Also check out their Breakfast with Santa on Sunday 12/8
Art Farm - Annapolis
Today/Tomorrow/Sat 11/5-7 - Check out FinArt and ArtFarm at the Eastport Holiday Market PopUp down on 4th Street with art, clothing, small gifts and more! And if you’re going downtown for Midnight Madness tonight, the popup show opens at 4pm so you can start early down there!
Sat 12/7 - Annapolis Improv Show - With local Annapolis improv troupes performing scenes of long-form improv.
Mon 12/9 - Make It: Block Printing - Learn how to carve your own block and print onto beautiful paper with artist extraordinaire Anita Hagan. You’ll be able to take your block home and continue printing with it whenever you like!
Tues 12/10 - Monthly Sketch Night - This month is A Burlesque Sketch Night featuring London St Juniper. Anita Hagan shows up once again, but this time to host the event and offer advice or critiques as requested, but note that this is not a drawing class.
Also be sure to check in on Art Farm to see what they’re hosting for their Winter Semester… so far I see print making for kids, beginner photography classes, art exporation, street art lettering, mixed media and bottle cap collages.
Tomorrow 12/6 - Laser Training/Refresher - Get the rundown on how to use our laser cutter/engraver or get a refresher if you still have questions from previous training.