Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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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CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from […]

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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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‘Explore the Chesapeake Series’ begins on June 26th at CBMM (June 26, 2014)

‘Explore the Chesapeake Series’ begins on June 26th at CBMM (June 26, 2014)

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beginning June 26, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD introduces its Explore the Chesapeake Series, an adult education program featuring half-day excursions of the Eastern Shore that include hands-on, behind-the-scenes experiences, historic tours, and on-the-water adventures through September. Advanced registration is needed for all programs, as participation is limited. “These trips […]

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Chesapeake People program at CBMM this summer (June-August, 2014)

Chesapeake People program at CBMM this summer (June-August, 2014)

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is featuring a series of special events on June 7, July 26, and August 2 as part of its Chesapeake People program, which brings local, maritime tradition-bearers and skill demonstrations to the museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus and 12 exhibit buildings. The events are free for […]

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Chautauqua Summer Series comes to CBMM this July (July 7-9, 2014)

Chautauqua Summer Series comes to CBMM this July (July 7-9, 2014)

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

From 7 to 9 p.m. on July 7, 8, and 9, the Chautauqua Summer Series comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the Maryland Humanities Council’s (MHC) free and family-friendly summertime living history performance series. Each year, important historical figures are brought back […]

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The Shades of Blue Orchestra to perform at CBMM (July 5, 2014)

The Shades of Blue Orchestra to perform at CBMM (July 5, 2014)

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

In celebration of Independence Day, the waterfront Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is welcoming The Shades of Blue Orchestra for a live performance at its July 5 Big Band Night. This will be the band’s first performance at the museum, which has hosted Big Band Night for more than 25 years. Two […]

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Mana Quartet to perform at CBMM (June 4, 2014)

Mana Quartet to perform at CBMM (June 4, 2014)

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Miles River waterfront will be the backdrop for a live performance of the Mana Saxophone Quartet on Wednesday, June 4. Beginning at 6pm at the Tolchester Beach Bandstand, the concert is free and open to the public, with a suggested $5 donation made at the door. Beer, wine, and […]

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Summer sailing classes begin June 16th at CBMM

Summer sailing classes begin June 16th at CBMM

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kids can explore the Miles River and learn maritime skills in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) summer sailing program, where new and experienced sailors gain the confidence to sail a small boat in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment. Weekly morning and afternoon classes are offered June 16 through August 8 for participants 8 […]

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CBMM in search of logs…really!

CBMM in search of logs…really!

| April 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is looking for help in sourcing twelve, 52’ southern yellow pine logs that are 3-4’ in diameter. The logs are needed to begin replacing the bugeye Edna E. Lockwood’s nine-log bottom. Launched October 5, 1889 in Tilghman Island, the Edna E. Lockwood is an example […]

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Tall Ships coming to CBMM in May (May 4-18, 2014)

Tall Ships coming to CBMM in May (May 4-18, 2014)

| April 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tall ships are coming to St. Michaels, MD from May 4-18 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM). From Sunday, May 4 through the early morning of Saturday, May 10, the schooner Sultana can be seen harbor side at CBMM and out sailing with students throughout the week. The replica schooner will be open for […]

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CBMM offers relief carving class (June 14-15, 2014)

CBMM offers relief carving class (June 14-15, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a two-day relief carving class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 with craftsman John Garlick. Basic tools and materials will be provided, with participation limited and advanced registration needed. Each participant will create a pineapple […]

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