Tag: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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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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