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Maker Minutes 9/3/2020

Thursday, September 03, 2020 10:10 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Tonight 9/3 - Virtual Lecture - Annapolis and Colonial Painters - Join Curator of Collections for Historic Annapolis, Robin Matty, for an intimate look at not only the people portrayed but the artists who painted them.

8th Annual Harvest Thyme Craft Fair down in Parsonsburg, just past Salisbury. This year has gone virtual!  Shopping from local crafters is open from now til November 14th.  Get your items now or arrange for a curbside pickup on November 21st at the Parsonsburg Vol Fire Dept.   They also have carry out platters of BBQ chicken, meatloaf, MD crab soup, apple dumplings and pies.

Sat 9/5 - Wildberry Farms in Crownsville is having Flower Crown Workshop - Learn how to make a flower crown from wildflowers from Wildberry Farms

Sun 9/6 - First Sunday Arts Festival - With multiple options to enjoy the festival.  First, they’re officially doing the festival in-person again, on the first block of West Street with 50 vendors with lots of fun stuff.   Second, you can shop online from over 200 festival artists.  Also, after the festival is over, they’ll be converting to Dinner Under the Stars for outdoor dining and live music!

Wine & Design in Annapolis is offering take home kits for painting.This week, check out Autumn Lantern, Night Gnomes, Mommy & Me, Autumn Bae, Fall Walk In Love, Elephant De Cirque  take home kits and virtual classes.  

Also check out their 5-slot “bring 5 friends” class tomorrow night and an On Demand virtual class, DIY You Choose where you can pick from a selection of different paintings.  Also check out their First Sunday Paint Kits to go.

The Kid Museum up in Bethesda has some fun stuff online.  

Check out their Make It DIY workshops: This week check out some of their Favorites with lessons like Bridge Building, Bird Feeders, Household Mini Golf, Car Engineering and Bubble Science workshops..  You can also check out their previous Make It DIY weeks with Kid Robotics, Music Makers, Nature Explorers, Code Makers, Machines and MEchanisms, Around the World, Kid Carnival, Kid City, Spy Kids, Chain Reaction Challenge, Earth Week, Home Engineering, KID Outdoors, KID Arcade, Transportation.  Each one with five different exercises to explore.

Also, educators should check out the KID Museums’s Make It! Classroom, virtual maker programming featuring either semester or year-long program aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards that can be seamlessly integrated into a science class, STEM elective or enrichment settings for elementary students.

If you’re looking for local streaming music, check out the Annapolis Streaming Facebook group..

This week… 

Larry Lay has a few live streams this week.. Including

Tomorrow 9/4 - Middleton Tavern City Docks Stream

Wed 9/9 - Brian Boru

Be sure to check out all the other live music events on the Annapolis Music Facebook group, such as …

Tonight 9/3 - Annapolis Town Center - Vinyl and Vino - A fun night of wine cocktails, graze boxes and sweet boxes provided by Vintage Views Wandering Bar as well as tunes spun by DJ Crawdad.


… and there’s lots more live in-person events on the Annapolis Music Facebook group… supporting local businesses as well as local musicians.

Raye of Light Studio

Tues 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 - Weeknights  and Watercolors.. A three week watercolor class online.

Art Farm - Annapolis

Summer art camps are in session with another Fearless Girl Photo Camp, this time for advanced and returning campers) starting next with a Graphic Design camp following that.

Check out Art Farm’s online Virtual Classes.

With a Virtual Pencil, Charcoal & Watercolor class starting on  Wednesday..

And be sure to check out ArtFarm’s virtual art gallery, where all art is for sale including art from Annapolis and local artists.


...has a bunch of programs going on online if you head over to and click on Watch Online - Virtual Programming

… including Facebook Live Storytimes (including bilingual storytimes) every weekday as well as a children’s book discussion

Tomorrow 9/4 - The Great Movies: “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”, a wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights and the other locals on the margins. And it can be watched through the library’s access to Kanopy.

Wed 9/9 - Intro the Library eBooks and Streaming, with plenty of things to keep you occupied and entertained.


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