Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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 | 1 Comment

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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Explore the Chicone Creek with CBMM on September 12th

Explore the Chicone Creek with CBMM on September 12th

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, September 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD hosts Sultana Education Foundation’s Chris Cerino on a paddle through the marshes of Chicone Creek, a major tributary to the Nanticoke River near the historic town of Vienna, MD. Chicone was once home to a flourishing […]

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Paddle through Miles River history on September 4th

Paddle through Miles River history on September 4th

| August 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 9:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, September 4, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is teaming up with the Sultana Education Foundation to offer an interpretive paddling program on the Miles River. Participants will join Sultana Vice President and naturalist Chris Cerino as he explores the history and environment of the museum and its surrounding […]

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Watch log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

Watch log canoe races from the Winnie Estelle

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 6, 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, longtime log-canoer January White will share his experiences racing and growing up […]

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Boater safety course offered at CBMM

Boater safety course offered at CBMM

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on August 13-14. The cost is $25 for the two-evening session, with space limited and pre-registration required. Any Maryland boater born after July 1, 1972, is required to have a Certificate […]

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Women’s woodworking workshop at CBMM

Women’s woodworking workshop at CBMM

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Women interested in learning the basics of woodworking are invited to participate in a workshop designed just for them. From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 17 and 24, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is offering a basic woodworking class for women in its boat shop. Led by women […]

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Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II arrives at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD on Wednesday, August 6 and remains dockside along CBMM’s campus through August 10, with deck tours offered daily. The replica schooner will be available for guided deck tours from 3-6 p.m. on August 6, and from 9 […]

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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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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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