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3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

The date for the third annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival has been announced for Saturday, September 13, 2014,  at The Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.  The festival hours are Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival — the only craft beer festival of its size in […]

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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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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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Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do you know a great name for the blue crab on Maryland’s famed Treasure the Chesapeake license plate? Then now is the time to enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, has officially launched its “Name […]

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Sailboat show announces new expansion

Sailboat show announces new expansion

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

New this year, the 45-year-old Annapolis sailboat show will expand its already large selection of new and premiering sailboats to include previously owned sailboats in a floating marina in St. Mary’s Cove. The United States Sailboat Show, opening October 9-13, 2014, will feature “Brokerage Cove,” a show within a show, overflowing with used boats presented […]

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Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co., helping the bay one bean at a time

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co., helping the bay one bean at a time

| July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

A few months ago, Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company held an open house to tour their facility (beanery…roastery?) in Crofton right at the corner of Routes 3 and 424. I had never seen coffee being made outside of a Keurig or an old fashioned percolator so I jumped at the chance to see a local company in […]

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Visit the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse for a unique perspective on the Bay

Visit the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse for a unique perspective on the Bay

| July 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

With the Fourth of July (and a storm) behind us, the skies opened up for a glorious day. And it was a perfect one to venture out to explore the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. No, not just motoring around the lighthouse, actually climb up inside and check out the life of a lightkeeper. Yes, there […]

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47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

47th Maryland Seafood Festival tickets on sale now

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival (MSF) celebrates a weekend of fresh and mouth-watering seafood on September 6 and 7th,  along with a variety of entertainment, exhibits and activities.  “At last year’s event, we enjoyed two beautiful days that provided  record breaking crowds on the picturesque shores of the Chesapeake Bay; we all enjoyed the […]

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Phillips Seafood celebrating 100 years

Phillips Seafood celebrating 100 years

| June 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Not many companies can boast being in business for 100 years, but in 2014, Phillips Seafood celebrates their 100th Anniversary. From their humble beginnings as simple watermen working on the Chesapeake Bay, Phillips Seafood has grown into an international seafood company. Now through Labor Day, Phillips Seafood will be celebrating this Century of Seafood milestone […]

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CRAB SailFree on Sunday

CRAB SailFree on Sunday

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals. Join them for the next SailFree at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Come and experience the joy of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. There is no charge for this event. Their experienced skippers will be taking groups […]

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AAACCVB celebrates redesign of Visitor’s Center

AAACCVB celebrates redesign of Visitor’s Center

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stopped by the 26 West Street Visitors Center lately? A colorful new sign just outside the building makes the main entrance easier to find. The sign is just one part of a Visitors Center redesign the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) will celebrate during a two-pronged open house at the […]

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Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust provide $3.7 million in grants

Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust provide $3.7 million in grants

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced more than $3.7 million in grants to be provided to 34 organizations through the Green Streets, Green Towns, Green Jobs Initiative (G3). This program was created in 2011 to advance watershed protection and economic vitality […]

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Tickets on sale for Southern Maryland Blues Festival

Tickets on sale for Southern Maryland Blues Festival

| June 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. (CBE) is pleased to announce that it has selected Safe Harbor, Inc. and Special Love, Inc. as its primary beneficiaries of the 2nd Annual Southern Maryland Blues Festival. Safe Harbor, located in Prince Frederick, Maryland, provides help to battered women and children in need of essential services during an extremely difficult […]

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Oyster Recovery Partnership plants 175 million oysters in May

Oyster Recovery Partnership plants 175 million oysters in May

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) planted 175 million oysters on 55 acres in the Chesapeake Bay during May 2014 as it prepared to celebrate its 20th anniversary of restoring this vital natural resource. The oyster boat Robert Lee transported the oysters from the Horn Point Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science […]

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Changes planned for 2015 Annapolis to Newport Race

Changes planned for 2015 Annapolis to Newport Race

| June 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Men like Gaither Scott, Ron Ward and Chip Thayer helped build the Annapolis-to-Newport Race into one of the finest sailboat racing events on the East Coast. Those Annapolis Yacht Club race committee chairmen, with assistance from longtime AYC Sailing Director Jack Lynch, molded the race connecting two of the world’s most historic seaports into an […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

Chesapeake Bay Trust named legacy charity partner for Across the Bay 10K

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The organizers for the Across the Bay 10k announced the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a 2014 Legacy Charity Partner for this year’s inaugural race. The sold out event is set for Nov. 9, 2014. The 6.2-mile, point-to-point course will take up to 20,000 runners across the iconic, 4.3-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which reaches 186 feet at […]

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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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Forum to discuss Forest Drive traffic slated for June 3rd

Forum to discuss Forest Drive traffic slated for June 3rd

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

A public forum on Traffic, Development and the Future of the Annapolis Neck Peninsula will be held at Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Tuesday, June 3, at 7:00PM. Sponsored by the Annapolis Neck Peninsula Federation and the Anne Arundel Sierra Club, the event is spurred by several recent massive, traffic gridlocks that crippled the Annapolis […]

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Maryland Avenue Irish Festival on June 8th

Maryland Avenue Irish Festival on June 8th

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, June 8, 20113, 10AM-5PM. The luck o’ the Irish will be with you at the Annual Irish Festival along Maryland Avenue and State Circle in the heart of Historic Annapolis.  An old-fashioned street festival with local merchants and vendors offering art, antiques, fashion, home interior, jewelry, crafts, food and children’s activities. Bistro dining at […]

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16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake (May 30, 2014)

16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake (May 30, 2014)

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, May 30, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will host its 16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration at the Marriott Annapolis Waterfront hotel located in downtown Annapolis. This event will bring together 500 guests and is expected to raise close to $100,000 to help the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The Chesapeake Bay Trust is […]

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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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