Military Bowl + Altruistic Gift Ideas
Dec 22, 2015 04:00PM
● By Melissa Lauren
Photo Credit: Kevin Carroll
This postseason college football game has a unique mission to honor and show appreciation for the nation's service men and women, their families, as well as veterans who have honorably served our country. The game is half past 1400 hours at Navy- Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis. Tickets are $25-80. This event benefits the USO. Founded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United Service Organizations, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services, and live entertainment to United States troops and their families.
Military Bowl HappeningsMilitary Bowl happenings include the Crawl to the Military Bowl, Military Bowl Wine Walk, Military Bowl Parade, and Brigade Bowl Game Tailgater.
Visit participating bars for Budweiser draught features, cool giveaways and lots of FAN fun! No registration/ticket purchase necessary.
Military Bowl Bars Include:ACME, Armadillo’s Bar & Grill, Charlie’s Bar at Mangia, Ebb Tide Tavern, Fado Irish Pub, Heroes Pub, McGarvey’s Saloon & Oyster Bar, Rams Head Tavern, Stan & Joe’s Saloon, West End Grill and Westin Annapolis.
Military Bowl postgame field passes, A set of wine glasses from Great Frogs Winery, Framed black and white image of ‘Annapolis Watermen’ from Great Frogs 2012 Cabernet wine label. Framed black and white image of the old Annapolis City Dock. This circa 1953 image is featured on Great Frogs’ special reserve dessert wine.The drawing will be held on the night of Sunday, Dec. 27, following the Military Bowl Wine Walk. Winners will be notified that night and provided instructions for picking up their prizes.
Wine Walk Locations Include:49 West Café Winebar & Gallery, Alpaca International, Annapolis Collection Gallery Annebeth’s, Charles Lawrance Gallery, Easy Street, Ekaa – Hands That Create, Evergreen Antiques, Finn Annapolis Gallery Fox’s Den, Main Street Gallery, Maria’s Picture Place, Marine Art Gallery, McBride Gallery, HoBo the Original, Nancy Hammond Editions, Shades of the Bay, The Green Phoenix 2, Vintage Weekend, and Wine & Design.
After the parade, join the Official Military Bowl Tailgate in the Blue Lot on the west side of the stadium. Admission is free to both the parade and tailgate.
Last Minute Gift Giving Got You Stumped? Here are the Editor’s Picks for Altruistic Gifts. Give to nonprofits in that special someone’s name for the greater good of the community.
Anne Arundel County:
A Thyme to EntertainThe JLA’s coffee table-style cookbook highlights menus and traditions of Annapolis. This gift celebrates the Chesapeake’s rich maritime history and gives back to their great cause!
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