December 8, 2018

Saturday Dec. 29th - Kwanzaa Celebration

This African-American holiday has been created to honor cultures from Ashanti to Zulu. Join us for Ananse tales, giftmaking, and a unifying drum circle! All ages. 10 -11:30 am. Free with admission.

Monday Dec. 31st - New Year's Eve

Make your own noise-makers and hats to herald in the new year. CCM will be open 10 am - 5:30 pm at which time the City of Annapolis will blast off fireworks nearby from the Weems-Whalen ball fields.

Tuesday Jan. 1, New Year's Day

Come join us, we are open 10-4

September 5, 2018

Kunte Kinte Festival - Saturday Sept. 29th

CCM presents children’s activities for the area’s annual celebration of African culture. Held at the Annapolis City Dock.
For parking and shuttle information and details on the entertainment schedule go to:       
10 am to 7 pm. Free admission. Suggested donation is $5

Chipotle Fundraiser - Tuesday October 2nd

Eat out and support CCM! All you need to do is mention you are with Chesapeake Children’s Museum when the cashier rings you up, between 4 pm-8 pm, at the Annapolis Mall location.
This tasty fundraiser will help us to match a grant from Four Rivers Heritage Area to put on La Fiesta Grande. ¡Muchas Gracias!

La Fiesta Grande - Saturday October 6th

Join CCM and Centro de Ayuda (Center of Help) for some authentic cultural exchange. Learn a new Spanish phrase as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage with live music, soccer playing, crafts for children, food vendors with traditional foods, and of course, piñatas and fireworks! New this year, we are seeking vendors of items from Latin America.
Must apply by Sept. 18.
4-8 pm at Weems-Whelan Fields, 931 Spa Road.

August 1, 2018

Monday-Friday August 6-10th - Camp Kunta Kinte

Travel to west Africa in your imagination to experience the culture of Kunta Kintes childhood. Kunta Kinte is memorialized in Roots: The Saga of an American Family as the ancestor of author Alex Haley. A week of activities is planned with music, crafts, food, games and traditional folk tales for children ages 6 to 10, August 6-10. Campers will be able to share what theyve learned at the Kunta Kinte Festival which will be held at Annapolis City Dock on Saturday, September 29, 10 am to 7 pm.