Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wooden classics, vintage race boats, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) this June 13-15 for the 27th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in St. Michaels, MD. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS), this Father’s Day weekend […]

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Cruise to St. Michael’s WineFest on Watermark yacht

Cruise to St. Michael’s WineFest on Watermark yacht

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A cruise, hundreds of wines, the Bay and food…what more could you ask for? Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® announces its first special event cruise of the 2014 season: roundtrip cruise and ticket package from Annapolis to the 5th Annual WineFest at St. Michaels on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and Sunday, April 27, 2014. […]

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Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 4 and through the early morning of Saturday, May 10, the schooner Sultana is scheduled to visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. The replica schooner will be docked harbor side at CBMM and sailing on the Chesapeake with students throughout the week. The Sultana will be open for […]

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The Niña & Pinta ships at CBMM in St. Michaels May 10-18

The Niña & Pinta ships at CBMM in St. Michaels May 10-18

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Niña and Pinta, are set to dock at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels this May 10 – 18, with boarding opportunities available to the public. The ships are operated by the Columbus Foundation out of the British Virgin Islands. The Niña is an exact replica and was built […]

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Floating Fleet Day at CBMM May 31st

Floating Fleet Day at CBMM May 31st

| March 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, May 31, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD will host Floating Fleet Day, where visitors can experience the Miles River aboard an authentic Chesapeake wooden workboat. For a nominal fee, 30-minute boat rides will be offered between noon and 3 p.m. aboard many of CBMM’s floating fleet, including the […]

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Boater Safety Classes Begin April 16th

Boater Safety Classes Begin April 16th

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is offering five boater safety courses, beginning in April and continuing through August. The courses will be held from 6 to 10 pm each day on CBMM’s campus and runs April 16-17, May 14-15, June 18-19, July 16-17, and August 13-14. The cost is $25 per […]

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CBMM’s Open Boatshop Program Begins March 7th

CBMM’s Open Boatshop Program Begins March 7th

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering its Friday Open Boatshop woodworking program beginning March 7 and continuing April 18, May 9, and June 9. Participants can attend one session or all four, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. The program invites members of the public to CBMM’s boatshop […]

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CBMM Offers Oar Making Class

CBMM Offers Oar Making Class

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a weekend oar-making workshop April 5 & 6, with limited class size and pre-registration needed. The workshop is for ages 16 and up, unless accompanied by an adult. Under the direction of CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn, participants will learn to handcraft […]

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CBMM Docent Training To Begin February 11th

CBMM Docent Training To Begin February 11th

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering training for new and existing docent volunteers at the museum beginning with an orientation session on February 11 and continuing Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 6. The training is free and open to the public, with advanced registration needed. This once-a-year training prepares […]

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Model Guild Offers Three-Day Lapstrake Skiff Workshop February 28

Model Guild Offers Three-Day Lapstrake Skiff Workshop February 28

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Model Guild in St. Michaels, MD will host a weekend model-building workshop in the museum’s Bay History building from 6 to 9pm Friday, February 28 and 9 to 5pm Saturday and Sunday, March 1 and 2. Led step-by-step by skilled modelers, participants will create a 10-inch wooden rowing skiff with lapped […]

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CBMM Offers Free Fridays In February

CBMM Offers Free Fridays In February

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and numerous exhibits and historic buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels. “Winter is actually a great time to visit the museum,” said CBMM’s Vice […]

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ChesAdventures Begins January 11th

ChesAdventures Begins January 11th

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) ChesAdventures program begins January 11 and brings Chesapeake themed, hands-on activities and a take-home art project to children four to nine years old. The six-session program continues on Saturdays through February 22 with advanced registration and limited class sizes. Each ChesAdventures session offers children two hours of hands-on games, arts […]

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CBMM Begins “This Old Chesapeake House” Speaker Series January 30

CBMM Begins “This Old Chesapeake House” Speaker Series January 30

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD begins a new “This Old Chesapeake House” speaker series on January 30, with four more sessions scheduled for February 6, 12, 26, and March 7. City and country Colonial mansions, African-American churches, the historic architecture of St Michaels, and archaeological digs uncovering vanished communities are […]

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CBMM President, Langley Shook, To Retire

CBMM President, Langley Shook, To Retire

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Langley Shook has announced his intention to retire as CBMM’s President. He will remain as President until a successor is named. Shook became CBMM’s fourth President in 2009 after serving on the museum’s Board of Governors for one year. He accepted the position shortly after retiring from nearly 35 years of law practice in Washington, DC, […]

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Learn Boatbuilding In St. Michaels This Winter

Learn Boatbuilding In St. Michaels This Winter

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels has announced the winter/spring schedule for its Apprentice for a Day (AFAD) public boatbuilding program, with gift certificates available. “The museum’s Apprentice for a Day program is one of a kind,” said CBMM’s Curator Pete Lesher. “What sets it apart is that it allows participants to […]

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CBMM Names Jennifer Kuhn Program Manager

CBMM Names Jennifer Kuhn Program Manager

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Kuhn of Oxford, MD has been named Boatyard Program Manager at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. Kuhn’s responsibilities include managing and facilitating CBMM’s Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program, as well as a series of educational and on-the-water programs centered on woodworking and the maritime traditions of the […]

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CBMM To Host Special Member Night In December

CBMM To Host Special Member Night In December

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) store will be hosting a special reception on Tuesday, December 3 from 5-7pm, where CBMM members will receive a 25% discount off regular priced items in the store and free gift wrapping services. During the event, CBMM volunteer and Woodsaic® artist Mary Sue Traynelis will be offering a holiday […]

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Make A ‘Ditty Bag’ At CBMM

Make A ‘Ditty Bag’ At CBMM

| November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites members of the public to create their own “Sailor’s Ditty Bag” from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, November 16 with CBMM’s Assistant Curator of Watercraft Richard Scofield. Space is limited, with pre-registration needed. In making the bags, participants will incorporate all the primary skills […]

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31st Annual Small Craft Festival Winners Announced

31st Annual Small Craft Festival Winners Announced

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Winners of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) 31st annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival were recently announced for the judged categories and races. The event was held October 4-6 in St. Michaels, MD, with more than 300 participants hailing from throughout the United States and Canada, and more than 1,300 in attendance of the weekend […]

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Sweet Leda, Red Sammy, And Fordham’s Rosie Parks  At CBMM Oyster Fest

Sweet Leda, Red Sammy, And Fordham’s Rosie Parks At CBMM Oyster Fest

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve may be the star of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) November 2 OysterFest, but the music line-up and the return of Fordham Brewing Company’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout will provide some of this year’s highlights. Slated to bring a rich blend of new school funk, soul, and pop is the […]

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Six Restaurants To Participate In CBMM Oyster Stew Competition

Six Restaurants To Participate In CBMM Oyster Stew Competition

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six restaurants will compete for best oyster stew bragging rights when festival-goers sip, sample, and cast their votes at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) November 2 OysterFest. This year’s participants include St. Michaels’ Sherwood’s Landing at the Inn at Perry Cabin, Bistro St. Michaels, Theo’s Steaks & Sides, Ava’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar, and […]

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