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Blazers.Bourbon.Cigars

Enjoy an action-packed night of Bourbon tastings, cigars, wonderful food, and networking with the Who's Who of Annapolis gentlemen. Gentlemen well-versed in the arts of drawing flavors out of a glass of bourbon and those wanting to learn more will enjoy this unique evening featuring more than a dozen different varieties of bourbon.

VIP's enjoy early admission at 5:00 p.m. for a private Bourbon tasting hosted by a Master Makers Mark. Specialist, John Vicker-Smith II, who will describe trends in Bourbon as it appeals to the gentlemen while taking a deep sensory dive into the styles of Bourbon and what flavor profiles to look for. Each VIP member will enjoy all you can taste bourbon with a special memento to take home one of a kind Maker's Mark Cigar and other Blazers.Bourbon.Cigar surprises.

Admission and Schedule:
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street
General Admission, $50
VIP Admission, $150
Tickets on sale now!

Click here to purchase a General Admission ticket!

Click here to purchase a VIP ticket!

Sponsored by:
Maker’s Mark
BMW
The Severn Companies
Baldwin, Kagan & Gormley
BNY Mellon
Bill Greenfield
Bill Kardash
Joe Rubino

Host Committee:
Robert Clark, Historic Annapolis
Dean D'Camera, D'Camera Group
Dennis Brant, Brant Sports Group
Arthur "Jib" Edwards, Jr.
Barry Gossett
Barry Jackson
Bill Greenfield
Bill Kardash
David Lillefloren
Dick Franyo
Dr. Paul Davies, Kure Pain Management
Joe Rubino
Jonathan Kagan, Baldwin, Kagan, & Gormley
Justin Mullen, Touchdown Club of Annapolis
Mark Circo
Matthew Evans
Mike Ashford
Mike Miller
Peter Martino, Capital Teas
Stephen Hall, Maryland Sales Training
Theodore "Ted" Mack


Upcoming Events

Annapolis by Candlelight
Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th
Let Historic Annapolis introduce you to some of the city's finest architecture in this annual walking tour of private homes. The houses on this year's tour are located on King George, Prince George, Maryland Avenue and East Streets.
5:00PM to 9:00PM
$30 General Admission
$25 HA Members and Volunteers
All tickets $35 after November 2
Please click here to register for this event.

Historic Hauntings Tours
Fridays and Saturdays in October
This October, instead of heading to the usual “haunted house” full of hokey tricks, come with Historic Annapolis and Watermark on a ghost tour of Maryland’s capital city. This special Historic Hauntings tour takes guests inside the William Paca House, one of Annapolis’s most storied old mansions, and into its “sick room,” where many entered but some never escaped alive. Only our ghoulish guides can bring you inside this imposing brick home after dark. No October visit to Annapolis is complete without a haunted tale or two!

Registration Information:
Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tour leaves from the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main Street
$20 for Adults
$14 for Children 3-11
Free for Children 2 and under
Reservations must be made through Watermark at www.watermarkjourney.com or 410-268-7601 x 100

Celebrating Maryland Emancipation
Saturday, October 25 – Saturday, November 1, 2014
Join Historic Annapolis and Annapolis 1864, the City of Annapolis’s Commission on Maryland’s 3rd Constitution and the Abolishment of Slavery, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland.

Follow the Fleet

“Follow the Fleet” is a new website developed by Historic Annapolis to tell the story of war and peace in the Chesapeake Bay region from April 1814 to April 1815. It gives special attention to Maryland, its capital city, and a few people, both famous and ordinary, whose lives were changed by the events of that year. One of the individuals highlighted in “Follow the Fleet” is William ‘Rolla’ Ross, a 14-year-old fugitive slave whose exciting story is also featured in the Historic Annapolis exhibit Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake. Just as Annapolitans anxiously followed the movements of the British fleet as its ships prowled the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers 200 years ago, visitors to “Follow the Fleet” can track the dramatic military action that occurred all around the region during the final months of the War of 1812.

To visit the website, please visit www.followthefleet.org










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Events

Blazers . Bourbon . Cigars
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - Enjoy an action-packed night of Bourbon tastings, cigars, wonderful food, and networking with the Who's Who of Annapolis gentlemen. Gentlemen well-versed in the arts of drawin... More

Historic Annapolis Annual Meeting
Thursday, October 09, 2014 - Learn about the accomplishments of the past year and Historic Annapolis's plans for the future. Winners of the Preservation Awards, honoring superlative work in the areas of r... More

Four Seasons Painting in the Paca Garden
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - This is a unique opportunity to paint in the Paca Garden, a secluded reconstructed 18th-century garden. Jean Brinton Jaecks, landscape and garden watercolorist, conducts this ... More

HAGS Club's Autumnal Assembly
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - The Historic Annapolis Gentlemen’s Supper Club gathers to reflect upon the brave exploits of the nation’s naval heroes of the War of 1812 and to savor the rich tastes o... More

1864 Encampment
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - Join Annapolis 1864 for a U.S. Colored Troops Living History Encampment with the 26th U.S. Colored Troops, New York, and 29th Connecticut Regiments of the U.S. Colored Troops.... More

Opening Week Reception and Documentary Screening
Monday, October 27, 2014 - Emancipation Week activities in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County continue at the Banneker-Douglass Museum with a reception and screening of Annapolis 1864, a short documentar... More

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