Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

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CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

CBMM strikes exhibitions January 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is making room for a new exhibition in its Steamboat Building, with the announcement of two exhibitions coming to a close. Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake, and Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats will close on January 5, as the museum prepares for a […]

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Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

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#GivingTuesday is this week

#GivingTuesday is this week

| November 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

As part of the nationwide #GivingTuesday movement, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is giving supporters the opportunity to participate in a drawing for this basket of Chesapeake cheer when they make an online donation to CBMM on Tuesday, December 2. The web address for the online donations is www.cbmm.org/give.htm, with proceeds benefiting the children and […]

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Free Fridays in February at CBMM

Free Fridays in February at CBMM

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

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CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store will host local author and museum volunteer Don Parks to sign his four books, Chesapeake Splendor, Chesapeake Winds and Tides, Chesapeake People and his most recent release, Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, Their Memories. Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, […]

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Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has announced a new project for its Apprentice for a Day (AFAD) public boatbuilding program, with gift certificates available in time for the holidays. By constructing a boat from start to finish, traditional Chesapeake boatbuilding techniques will be taught to participants of all skill levels, under the direction of a […]

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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 | 2 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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Six restaurants to compete in oyster stew cook-off

Six restaurants to compete in oyster stew cook-off

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 October 25 OysterFest. This year’s participating restaurants include 2013 first place winner Theo’s Steaks, Sides, & Spirits of St. Michaels;  2013 second place winner Roy’s Kwik Korner Seafood Carry Out of […]

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Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., travel writer Leslie Atkins will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store to meet the public and sign copies of her latest book, Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay. The event coincides with OysterFest at the museum’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. Backroads […]

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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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Women’s woodworking classes at CBMM

Women’s woodworking classes at CBMM

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting women to expand their woodworking skills with a three-day intermediate woodworking class to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 19. Class size is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by women shipwrights, the weekend workshop will have participants building […]

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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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CBMM to present State of the Crab

CBMM to present State of the Crab

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is presenting a “State of the Crab” program on three consecutive Sundays, beginning September 14 and continuing through September 28. The program focuses on the status of the crab fishery and its past, present and future significance to different bay communities, with public participation encouraged. Generously […]

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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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Party on the Miles, Big Easy Style, September 13th

Party on the Miles, Big Easy Style, September 13th

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chairs for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 17th Annual Boating Party, Party on the Miles—Big Easy Style, have set the event’s date for Saturday, September 13, 2014. The fundraising gala begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres along the museum’s waterfront, followed by a tented dinner catered by PeachBlossoms Events. The evening culminates with dancing […]

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Build your own Chesapeake Light Craft kayak at CBMM

Build your own Chesapeake Light Craft kayak at CBMM

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

From Monday, September 29 through Saturday, October 4, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is hosting a kayak boatbuilding program with Chesapeake Light Craft of Annapolis, MD. Participation in the class is limited, with advanced registration needed. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, participants will receive instruction and can either […]

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