Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Beach Club announces opening of new hotel

Chesapeake Bay Beach Club announces opening of new hotel

| July 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club will start welcoming guests in October 2015 for their newest property – The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club (“The Inn”). Known as the regions premiere destination for waterfront weddings and events, the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club is developing a luxury boutique inn that will include accommodations, a full […]

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Inner West Street Association to manage Annapolis Arts & Entertainment District

Inner West Street Association to manage Annapolis Arts & Entertainment District

| June 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

As of July lst, 2015 the management of the Annapolis Arts and Entertainment District will officially be turned over to the Inner West Street Association (IWSA).   The Annapolis Arts and Entertainment district is one of 22 districts in the state of Maryland.  The program began in 2001 with the intent to utilize tax incentives to […]

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Kneseth Israel: Opera Made Easier

Kneseth Israel: Opera Made Easier

| May 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday June 7, 2015, Congregation Kneseth Israel presents the next performance in their concert series entitled Opera Made Easier.  The program features sopranos Kathryn Evans Pollin and Melanie Anderson, tenor Andrew Fowler, and baritone Shouvik Mondel accompanied by James Fitzpatrick on piano.  Selections from some of the greatest opera works of all time by […]

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Earn boater safety certificates in St. Michael’s  May 20-21

Earn boater safety certificates in St. Michael’s May 20-21

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland DNR-approved Boater Safety courses are taking place at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on May 20-21, June 10-11, July 15-16 and August 12-13. All ages can participate, with pre-registration needed. The two-evening courses takes place from 6-10 pm., with participants able to receive a Maryland Boating Safety Education Certificate, which is required for anyone […]

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CBMM summer camp begins on June 15th

CBMM summer camp begins on June 15th

| March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Beginning June 15 and continuing through August 10, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering week-long, half day, Chesapeake-themed camps for children 4-9 years of age. 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 crafts. Camps for children […]

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Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, February 21 from 10-12 noon and concludes Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the necessary steps needed to […]

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Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime yachting professional Todd Taylor of Easton, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Boat Donation Program Manager. In this new position, Taylor will work closely with CBMM Boat Donation Director Lad Mills to further enhance the program. Taylor will leverage his industry network to promote awareness of CBMM’s boat donation program, while […]

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Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jennifer Matthews of Stevensville, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Major Gifts Officer. Matthews will be working closely with CBMM President Kristen Greenaway to lead several fundraising efforts, including spearheading a major campaign that coincides with the museum’s upcoming 50th anniversary. The $20 million comprehensive campaign will help the museum meet current […]

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Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

Plans underway to celebrate 50 years at CBMM

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway for a year-long celebration at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., as the institution prepares for its 50th anniversary in 2015. Led by a committee of museum staff and board, the festivities kick off on Memorial Day weekend with a May 23 Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years […]

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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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