Friday, May 24, 2013

Annapolis Farmers Market

The Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Market, located just outside of downtown Annapolis will open June 6, 2013. The market will run from 3 to 6 p.m. every Thursday through September 5.

The Farmers’ Market is located in the parking lot of the Tawes State Office Building at 580 Taylor Avenue in Annapolis.

It features fresh produce including tomatoes, corn, melons, berries and peaches, as well as homemade jerky, candy, baked goods, and more. New this year, the market will offer local wines from Great Frogs Winery, fresh fruit-and-herb ice-pops from SOCO Artisan Pops, and meat from Enticement Farms.

The Anne Arundel County Farmers' Market is hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

For more information about Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Markets, contact Lisa Barge at the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation at 410-222-7410 or visit

source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

2013 Maryland Freshwater Trout Regulations

In Maryland, a number of new trout fishing regulations are in effect for the 2013 fishing season.

 - Lion’s Park Pond in Allegany County and Avalon Pond (Lost Lake) in Baltimore County are now Put-and-Take Trout Fishing areas with access for anglers of all ages (local restrictions may still apply).

 - A section of Catoctin Creek within Catoctin Creek Park (Frederick County) has been designated as a Delayed Harvest Trout Fishing Area.

 - Governor Bridge Natural Area Pond (Prince George’s County) is now a limited harvest area.

source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

2013 Southern Maryland Blues Festival Performers

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. recently released the lineup for the 2013 Southern Maryland Blues Festival. The festival will be held on September 7th and 8th at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Barstow, Maryland.

Music genres featured at the inaugural Southern Maryland Blues Festival will include blues, funk, soul, zydeco, country, and southern rock.

Bands scheduled to appear include:

The Sam Grow Band
The Patty Reese Band
Walter Trout
Ana Popovic and the Mo Better Love Band
Canned Heat
Swamp Candy
The Daryl Davis Band
Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys
Mark Hummell Tribute to Little Walter
Trampled Under Foot
The Marshall Tucker Band

All proceeds from this festival will go to End Hunger of Calvert County.

In addition to the music, the festival will have a crafter village, moon bounces, face painting, local food, wine and beer, and more.

Tickets will go on sale on June 1, 2013. They are available on line at:

source: The Chesapeake Bay Events