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For more information about any of these events, please call our Event Reservations and Information Line: 410-267-7619.

Refund Policy: Tickets to Historic Annapolis events are nonrefundable unless otherwise stated. Historic Annapolis will refund all prepayments if it cancels a program.

Friday, September 05, 2014
Francis Scott Key Lecture and Book Signing
Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, 99 Main
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 PM - 8:15 PM
Reservations required
$10 General Admission
$8 for HA Members and Volunteers
Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, 99 Main Street
To register for this event click here.

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 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 díouvers are included in the price and will be provided some of the area finest caterers.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Admission:
$50 per person
Advance reservations requested

To register click here

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

William Paca House and Garden
William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street
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.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$50 per person
Advance reservations requested

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Blazers . Bourbon . Cigars
William Paca House, 186 Prince George Street
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.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Admission:
General Admission, $50
VIP Admission, $150
Tickets go on sale August 13, 2014

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Historic Annapolis Annual Meeting
The Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle
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 restoration, rehabilitation and reuse of historic properties, and individuals performing extraordinary service in the field of historic preservation will be announced.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Admission:
Free, reservations requested
To register for this event click here

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Four Seasons Painting in the Paca Garden
William Paca Garden, 1 Martin Street
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 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. Meets Rain or Shine.

$75 General Admission
$70 HA Member/Volunteer
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Friday, November 07, 2014
Annapolis by Candelight
Various Annapolis Homes
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.

Please note that this event takes place Friday, November 7th, and Saturday, November 8th.

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$30 General Admission
$25 HA Members and Volunteers
All tickets $35 after November 2