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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
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"OVERHEARD"

September 6, 1864 Marylandís 3rd Constitutional Convention concluded in Annapolis. The vote for this 3rd Constitution was soon to be voted on by the citizens of Maryland, abolishing slavery, ending indentured servitude, establishing a public education system; changing the face of Maryland forever.

Join Historic Annapolis and Annapolis 1864 (City of Annapolis Commission on Marylandís 3rd Constitution and the Abolishment of Slavery) in the William Paca Garden as we eavesdrop in the conversations of Unionists, Confederates, Slaves, Servants, Soldiers, and everyday citizens who have deep concerns over the Abolishment of Slavery in Maryland during the American Civil War. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres are included in the price and will be provided some of the area finest caterers.

Admission and Schedule
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street
General Admission, $50
Advanced reservations requested
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Oxford University Summer Internship Presentations
Straight from the city of dreaming spires, come and meet our scholarship-winning Oxford University interns over a glass of wine before they present their research in this series of brief evening talks. Themes will range from the colonial drinking habits of the Paca household to Chines stylistic influence in American material culture. Please refer to our website for detailed information nearer the time.

Admission and Schedule
Please join us for our final talks this upcoming Thursday, August 28
Revolutionary Ceramics?: Towards an understanding of the ceramics of the Paca house in the Colonial and Federalist periods

5:30 PM: Meet & Greet
6:00 PM: Presentations
Free Admission, reservations not required.

Francis Scott Key Lecture and Book Signing
Two hundred years ago, Francis Scott Key witnessed the British bombardment of Fort McHenry and wrote the words to the song that is now our national anthem. In his new biography What So Proudly We Hailed, author Marc Leepson reveals Key as a man of his time, full of contradictions, in a young nation struggling to define and prove itself.

Admission and Schedule
7:00 p.m. Ė 8:15 p.m.
Reservations required
$10 General Admission
$8 for HA Members and Volunteers
Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, 99 Main Street

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Francis Scott Key Lecture and Book Signing
Friday, September 05, 2014 - Francis Scott Key Lecture and Book Signing Two hundred years ago, Francis Scott Key witnessed the British bombardment of Fort McHenry and wrote the words to the s... More


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - September 6, 1864 Marylandís 3rd Constitutional Convention concluded in Annapolis. The vote for this 3rd Constitution was soon to be voted on by the citizens of Maryland, abol... More


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street
September 6, 1864 Marylandís 3rd Constitutional Convention concluded in Annapolis. The vote for this 3rd Constituti... More

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

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