Tag: CBMM

Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-session Boating Essentials course on Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to noon and continuing on Sunday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Class participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, class participants will gain knowledge and guidance […]

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Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a two-day model-building workshop from 9-5 pm. on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 in the museum’s Bay History building. Participants will create a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. Band sawed from a block […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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Waterfowl-watching river cruise, October 24th

Waterfowl-watching river cruise, October 24th

| October 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a waterfowl-watching river cruise on Friday, October 24 with Chester River Field Research Station ornithologists Dan Small and Maren Gimpel. The 90-minute cruise aboard the historic 1920 buy boat Winnie Estelle departs from CBMM at 8 a.m. for best bird watching along the Miles […]

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Nautical mosaics workshop scheduled for CBMM

Nautical mosaics workshop scheduled for CBMM

| September 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a three-day stained glass mosaic workshop beginning on Friday, October 10 from 4-7 pm. and continuing Saturday, October 11 from 9-4 pm. and Sunday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will join stained glass mosaic artist Jen Wagner in the museum’s boatshop as they are guided […]

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Model skipjack races at CBMM on the 21st

Model skipjack races at CBMM on the 21st

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Model Sailing Club will race model sailing skipjacks on Sunday, September 21, with the public invited to watch from the museum’s St. Michaels waterfront. Club members will race radio-controlled (RC) model skipjacks along CBMM’s Fogg’s Cove, with the races scheduled to begin at noon. The club holds monthly races […]

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Nautical mosaic workshop at CBMM September 12-14

Nautical mosaic workshop at CBMM September 12-14

| September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a three-day stained glass mosaic workshop beginning on Friday, September 12 from 4-7 pm. and continuing Saturday, September 13, from 9-4 pm. and Sunday, September 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will join stained glass mosaic artist Jen Wagner in the museum’s boatshop as they are guided […]

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Build a model lapstrake skiff at CBMM

Build a model lapstrake skiff at CBMM

| September 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a weekend model-building workshop from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, September 26 and from 9-5 pm. on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. Led step-by-step by skilled modelers, participants will create a 10-inch wooden rowing skiff with lapped side planking and […]

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Save the date: Oyster Fest at CBMM in October

Save the date: Oyster Fest at CBMM in October

| August 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. will host OysterFest, a celebration of the Chesapeake’s oyster. The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and […]

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32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

32nd Annual Small Craft Festival at CBMM October 4-5

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5, bringing a collection of small craft to the museum’s Miles River waterfront, along with live music, scenic river cruises, food, beverages, and more. Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, prams and other […]

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Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

In cooperation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars of St. Michaels, MD is producing a new balsamic vinegar with a Chesapeake connection. On July 10, a small barrel of specially blended balsamic vinegar was placed in the hull of the 1955 skipjack, Rosie Parks, where it will remain for […]

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Watch CBMM log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

Watch CBMM log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 1-3pm on Saturday, July 26, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is offering the opportunity to view Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe races along the Miles River while aboard its 1920 buy boat, Winnie Estelle. During the cruise, CBMM’s Assistant Curator of Watercraft Richard Scofield will share his experiences building, racing, […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 26, the historic log canoe Flying Cloud arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where it has joined the largest collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft in the world. The boat was donated to CBMM by brothers Allan Noble and John Noble of Oxford, MD. The Nobles’ father had […]

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New photography exhibit at CBMM

New photography exhibit at CBMM

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

A “Historic Ships of Delmarva” photography exhibit has opened in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Van Lennep Auditorium and will continue through September. The display features images of regional ships by photographers Frances Borchardt and Carol Donahue. The Delmarva Peninsula includes the state of Delaware, and the areas of Maryland and Virginia to the […]

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CBMM recognizes volunteers

CBMM recognizes volunteers

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 12 at a reception held in the Van Lennep Auditorium in St. Michaels, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) recognized a dedicated team of more than 200 volunteers for their combined 29,021 hours of service towards the museum over the last year. Several volunteers were recognized by CBMM staff for their work with […]

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19th Century sailor’s life explored at CBMM (July 11, 2014)

19th Century sailor’s life explored at CBMM (July 11, 2014)

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, on July 11 as historians Matthew and Juliann Krogh present two living history programs exploring the highlights and challenges of a sailor’s life during the early 19th century. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 11, the “It’s a Sailor’s Life for […]

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Miles River paddling program at CBMM (July 24, 2014)

Miles River paddling program at CBMM (July 24, 2014)

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, July 24 and Thursday, September 4, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting kayaking along the scenic Miles River for a limited number of participants. Offered in partnership with the Sultana Education Foundation, the program launches from CBMM’s Fogg’s Cove at 9:30 a.m. and is scheduled to return […]

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CBMM Big Band Night

CBMM Big Band Night

| June 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels welcomes The Shades of Blue Orchestra to its waterfront campus for this year’s July 5 Big Band Night and fireworks. The performance takes place from 7-10pm at the historic Tolchester Beach Bandstand, followed by St. Michaels’ fireworks. Guests are invited to bring chairs, picnics, and blankets, with […]

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CBMM earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

CBMM earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD today announced it has received a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. TripAdvisor is an online travel site offering […]

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Maryland basketmaking at CBMM (June 7, 2014)

Maryland basketmaking at CBMM (June 7, 2014)

| June 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, June 7, Woven Traditions: Maryland Basket Making Communities and Culture, Past and Present comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. The program presents the diverse basket-making cultures of the Chesapeake through a demonstration by waterman eel pot makers and is free for […]

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CBMM kid’s clubs scheduled (June-July, 2014)

CBMM kid’s clubs scheduled (June-July, 2014)

| May 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 16 and continuing through July 25, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering week-long, half day, Chesapeake-themed camps for kids 4-7 years old. Led by a CBMM educator, campers explore the magic of the Chesapeake Bay’s people, animals, and watercraft through fun and interactive activities, stories, games, and […]

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