October 30, 2014

Congrats to the CCM

The 2014 Heritage Partnership Award of the Four Rivers Heritage Areas goes to the Kunta Kinte Children’s Festival which was organized by and held at Chesapeake Children’s Museum with the partnership of: The City of Annapolis, Colonial Nursery School, and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 4149. The event featured alligators and other African animals brought by EcoAdventures, a dance performance by Expressions Dance Company, and our special guest Kwame Ansah-Brew. The public is invited to attend the Awards Ceremony: Thursday, November 6, 5 - 7 pm in the Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park. $10 per person is appreciated. RSVP by November 3rd to Dr. Carol Benson at the Four Rivers HeritageAreas office at 410-222-1805 or by email at

5k & Family Fun Run

Sun., November 2 - Start and finish at CCM with some laps around the track at the Weems-Whalen Memorial Athletic Fields (behind Maryland Hall). 8:30 am registration; Walk begins at 9 am. $20 for one adult, $10 for second adult. Free for children. Participation bag for every finisher. Water and snacks provided. Register with CCM: 410-990-1993.

October 7, 2014

Animal Party

Sunday, November 16: Meet live animals and learn about their care and natural habitats. Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors will fulfill badge requirements. Non-scouts are welcome.
Ages 5 to 12. 9 am - 12 noon. $8 per child. $3 per adult. One adult free with 5 children.

Harvest Hootenanny

Saturday, October 18: Stuff scarecrows, paint pumpkins, take hayrides, and meet some farm animals. Live music with a folk song sing along .A Craft Fair will be held at the same time to give you a head start on gift buying!
10 am - 3 pm. Free with admission. Charge for some activities.

Emancipation Day Event! – “Coming Home to Belvoir – Scott’s Plantation”

Saturday, October 18:  located at 1534 General’s Highway, Crownsville. CCM will present children’s games from the 1800’s at this picnic-style afternoon on the plantation formerly owned by the Maynadiers, grandparents of Francis Scott Key. Belvoir is the location of a large slave quarters recently unearthed by Anne Arundel Archaeologists. Tickets are $25 for adults,$5 for children in 1st-12th grades and can be purchased from the Historical Annapolis Foundation. 410-267-7619.