How to give a chicken a bath (and win a barnyard beauty contest)

By Julie Reardon How to give a chicken a bath (and win a barnyard beauty contest) Yoga with goats, chicken bathing tutorials, watermelon seed spitting contests, lawnmower races and junk food—you know you want to! It is county fair season in Virginia and Fauquier’s fair has these interactive events and more July 11-14th near Warrenton. […]

Brendan Sailing Camp Concentrates On Youth with Learning Differences

By Marc Apter Brendan Sailing Camp Concentrates On Youth with Learning Differences Annapolis – July 2nd – 13th St. Mary’s County – July 18th – 27th Are you looking for a fun summer camp for your child with learning differences? Operating in its 34th year in Annapolis and St. Mary’s County, non-profit Brendan Sailing Camp […]

Come To De Islands Mon!

Come To De Islands Mon! The U.S. Virgin Islands is a paradise with so much more to offer than the traditional beach vacation. Visitors wishing to immerse themselves in a profound cultural experience can enjoy historical tours, culinary encounters, artisan fairs, parades, storytelling and other special presentations. Walking tours on St. Thomas and St. Croix […]

The Night Lights Are On!

By Lani Gering The Night Lights Are On! When we were coming up with the call outs for the cover for this issue I thought I would be writing about how the Harbor is “heating up” for the summer, however, after I saw the new addition of the “overhead” lighting on Fleet Street, I changed […]

Sensational St. John

Sensational St. John St. John, the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, retains a tranquil, unspoiled beauty uncommon in the Caribbean or anywhere else in the world. Settled in the early 1700’s by Danish immigrants attracted to the island’s potential as a sugar cane producing colony, St. John soon blossomed into a thriving economy. […]

June National Harbor Events

Harbor Events June 2018 Ongoing through October Fitness on the Potomac On the Plaza Participate in FREE fitness classes on the Plaza. All classes run from 7-8 pm with Saturday morning Yoga that runs from 10-11 am. Mondays – Cardio Hit Tuesdays – Kickboxing Wednesdays – Zumba Saturdays – Yoga Farmers Market Returns American Way […]

The Summer Sailstice: Free and Open to the Whole World

The Summer Sailstice Free and Open to the Whole World by Molly Winans I have written about my beau’s serious sailing addiction before. The man has a problem. It’s not even summer yet, and he went sailing four times last week. Yes, in case you’re wondering, he does have a job. He commutes from Annapolis […]

History, Tradition and the Modern Horse

History, Tradition and the Modern Horse By Julie Reardon Show horses are arriving from all over the country for the granddaddy of all horse shows, the Upperville Colt & Horse Show. Started by a local farmer whose descendants still live in the area, Upperville is the country’s oldest horse show and will be holding its […]

More Than a Pretty Picture – Public Art in Annapolis

By Susan Seifried More Than a Pretty Picture – Public Art in Annapolis   Street art, murals, art installations and photography do more than beautify downtown Annapolis. In many instances, they add meaning and purpose to young lives. Individuals who scratch below the surface of the City’s vibrant public art’s scene soon discover that what […]

Hit the Deck!

By Lani Gering Hit the Deck! I just couldn’t wrap my head around something special to write about this month. The Harbor celebrated 10 years last month and that was pretty big news so I got to thinking about how to top that. I decided to take on the mindless task of sorting through the […]