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Traditional November Annapolitan Events

Nov 05, 2015 04:00PM ● By Melissa Lauren

Photo Credit: Roger Miller

Photo Credit: Roger Miller

November in Annapolis means the Annapolis vs. Eastport Tug of War, Annapolis by Candlelight, and 10K Race Across the Bay. Enjoy these traditional November Annapolitan events. Charity events include CASAblanca: A Starry Night and Fish for a Cure. On the shore, check out First Weekend Sidewalk Saturday in Easton and Lives Interrupted from the Tred Avon Players in Oxford.

Annapolis by Candlelight

Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th, 5-9 p.m.
Take a stroll through private historic homes in downtown Annapolis presented by Historic Annapolis as the illumination highlights distinct architecture.

Tug of War

Saturday, November 7th, 12 p.m.
Heave! Ho! The City of Annapolis and the Maritime Republic of Eastport will duke it out once again during the 18th Annual Tug of War. The annual “Slaughter Across the Water” benefits various charities. Let’s see if Annapolis can beat the victorious Eastport this year.

Across the Bay 10K

Sunday, November 8th, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The mission of the Across the Bay 10K Chesapeake Bridge Run is to create a powerful, unique runner experience over one of the most iconic civil engineering structures anywhere in the world. The funds raised during the event will benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Blossom Buddies Charities, Learning for Living Benedictine, and various other charities.

CASAblanca: A Starry Night

Saturday, November 7th, 6-11 p.m., Westin Annapolis Hotel
Anne Arundel County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will celebrate 18 years of service to abused and neglected children with their black-tie fundraising event. The festivities will include dining, dancing, and both a silent and live auction.

Fish for a Cure, A Charitable Fishing Tournament and Shore Party

Saturday, November 7th, sunrise to 10:30 p.m.
Fish for a Cure raises funds for Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Geaton and DeCesaris Cancer Institute, which provides patient support and survivorship programs. Go fish for a good cause starting at sunrise. Weigh in is at 5 p.m. at Pusser’s Caribbean Grille Dock Bar and The Shore Party is 6-10:30 p.m. at Annapolis Waterfront Marriott.

Eastern Shore:

First Weekend Sidewalk Saturday in Easton

Saturday, November 7th, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join Easton Business Alliance and the Shops of Easton to get your holiday shopping done early. Participating merchants host mini-events for Sidewalk Saturday – local street music is performed, food and drink tastings are served. There’s fun for all in the charming town of Easton.

Tred Avon Players Presents Lives Interrupted

Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th, 8 p.m.
This acclaimed musical revue returns as a gloriously reminiscent tribute to the families and participants in WWII.

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