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Events This Week: November 30-December 6

Nov 30 2020

Events This Week: November 30-December 6

Upcoming Events

Just because fall is almost over doesn’t mean our partners are slowing down. Instead, they’re gearing up for an engaging winter season. Kick off December with the following events and don’t miss out on all there is to do in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

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Banneker-Douglass Museum’s Lunch & Learn

Join the Banneker-Douglass Museum as they celebrate “GivingTuesday,” a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities. To recognize the occasion, BDM Executive Director Chanel Compton will join special guest, Nikki Brooks, BDM Black Vote Mural Project exhibiting artist and educator, as she gives us a sneak peek of “Morning Discourse” a performance art production, filmed on site at the Breonna Taylor mural in Annapolis, Maryland. This event is free.

Virtual Tour of the Jacob Lawrence “Hiroshima” Exhibition

  • Date: Thursday, December 3
  • Time: 2:30 pm
  • Location: Online
  • Host Organization: Mitchell Gallery

The Jacob Lawrence exhibition at St. John’s College’s Mitchell Gallery features 31 graphic works created between 1983 and 1997 and includes his “Genesis” series of eight prints, 10 prints from the “Toussaint L’Ouverture” series, and his “Hiroshima” series of eight prints, and a collection of five other of Lawrence’s most significant prints. Join a virtual tour of the current “Hiroshima” exhibition followed by a discussion of Hiroshima by John Hersey, led by Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg. This event is free. Registration is required.

Virtual Lecture – Eliza Hamilton: Patriot, Wife, Widow, Warrior

  • Date: Thursday, December 3
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: Online
  • Host Organization: Historic Annapolis

“I was someone before I met Alexander Hamilton.” So begins the novel My Dear Hamilton, the only book in fiction – or non-fiction – to recount the untold story of the entirety of the life of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton and a Founding Mother, who was a patriot in her own right and a little-known warrior in her husband’s quest to form a more perfect union. New York Times bestselling author Laura Kamoie will discuss the history behind and writing of her novel. Cost to attend is $15 per household for General Admission or $10 per household for HA Members and Volunteers. Registration is required.

Walking Tour of Historic London Town

  • Date: Friday, December 4 & Saturday, December 5
  • Time: 11:00 am or 2:30 pm
  • Location: Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater
  • Host Organization: Historic London Town and Gardens

Enjoy 30 minute walking tours of the site at 11am and 2:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. These tours are included with admission. Pre-registration is not necessary. The tours will only go outside to allow for proper social distancing. While you can go into most of the buildings before or after the tour, the William Brown House is currently closed. These tours take place every week, but keep in mind the Historic London Town site will be closed for the holidays beginning Monday, December 14 and will reopen Friday, January 15.

As always, be sure to check the Four Rivers Heritage Area Events Calendar for the latest updates.