The 6th annual St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance has been set for September 30 along the waterfront of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD . This year’s event features coachbuilt automobiles, along with other significant, award-winning motorcars from the Golden Age of Motoring (1900-1942), as well as a unique collection of automobiles from the post-war sports and racing era from 1948 through 1962. A collection of classic wooden speedboats from the same era will also be on display along the museum’s docks.
The Concours kicks off with a participant welcome reception on Friday, September 28 at CBMM, followed by a motor tour on Saturday, September 29. The round-trip motor tour begins at the Inn at Perry Cabin and travels to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, before returning to St. Michaels. On Saturday, September 29, a gala fundraiser at the Harbourtowne Golf Resort and Conference Center in St. Michaels is open to the general public and features cocktails, dinner, and a live auction. Tickets for the gala fundraiser are limited and available for purchase prior to the event.
On Sunday, September 30, the main event welcomes the public to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum with the display and judging of participating automobiles and an accompanying fashion show. Food and beverages will be provided by the Crab Claw Restaurant.
Sponsors for the event include Jaguar Land Rover Annapolis, Maryland Life magazine, and The Shore Life magazine.
General admission for Sunday’s event, which takes place from 10am to 4pm on September 30, is $30 for CBMM members and $35 for non-members, with all proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum’s educational, exhibit, and boat restoration programs.
Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the museum’s welcome center the day of the event. To purchase advanced tickets, send your check payable to “St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance” to PO Box A, St. Michaels, MD 21663. For more information, visit www.smcde.org or call 410- 745-4978.