Tag: Chesapeake Bay

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

27th antique & classic boat festival at CBMM (June 13-15, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wooden classics, vintage race boats, and other antique and Chesapeake Bay-related boats are coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) this June 13-15 for the 27th annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in St. Michaels, MD. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS), this Father’s Day weekend […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow, the folks at the Annapolis &  Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) have created an incredible list of new events, new places, improvements, and more!  Check it out! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this spring and summer. To make it easy for area residents and […]

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Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

Subaru donates nearly $13K to Chesapeake Bay Trust

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Subaru of America, Inc. (“SOA”) in partnership with two local dealerships, Annapolis Subaru and Gateway Subaru, presented almost $13,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Trust as a part of the 2013 Subaru “Share the Love” event.  The Chesapeake Bay Trust is a nonprofit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.  […]

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Cruise to St. Michael’s WineFest on Watermark yacht

Cruise to St. Michael’s WineFest on Watermark yacht

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A cruise, hundreds of wines, the Bay and food…what more could you ask for? Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® announces its first special event cruise of the 2014 season: roundtrip cruise and ticket package from Annapolis to the 5th Annual WineFest at St. Michaels on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and Sunday, April 27, 2014. […]

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Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watermark kicks off its 2014 cruise season with recognition by the United States Coast Guard for excellence in vessel maintenance, safety and crew proficiency. Watermark maintains the largest private fleet of yachts in the Chesapeake Bay region – offered for private charter and public sightseeing cruises in Annapolis and Baltimore – and most vessels in […]

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Springtime sailboat show coming to City Dock

Springtime sailboat show coming to City Dock

| March 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 2014 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show opens April 25th and runs through April 27th. The third annual in-water springtime show features more than 80 new and previously-owned sailboats and celebrates the end of winter and the beginning of the sailing year. Sailboats of all types and sizes will be on display including catamarans, mono hulls, racing boats, […]

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Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis Watercolor Club have been busy during this stormy winter, depicting scenes of the Bay and its tributaries without the cover of snow. The group will present 40 works at an exhibit at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, from April 4 to May 31. The show will open with an artists’ reception on […]

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Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

Schooner Sultana to visit CBMM in May

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 4 and through the early morning of Saturday, May 10, the schooner Sultana is scheduled to visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. The replica schooner will be docked harbor side at CBMM and sailing on the Chesapeake with students throughout the week. The Sultana will be open for […]

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Maryland Day celebrations abound

Maryland Day celebrations abound

| March 20, 2014 | 5 Comments

Maryland Day marks the formal founding of the colony of Maryland, when settlers from England celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving on St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The Maryland settlement was authorized under a charter granted on June 20, 1632 by Charles I of England to Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron […]

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Green Drinks this Wednesday at Homestead Gardens

Green Drinks this Wednesday at Homestead Gardens

| March 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

This month’s Green Drinks Annapolis will return to Homestead Gardens, for their sixth year, just in time for the Gardens’ spring open house, entitled “Setting the Stage for Spring.” It’s a fitting title since Annapolis Green will focus on a number of upcoming spring events including the downtown Annapolis hanging baskets and planters program, “Annapolis […]

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Schooner Woodwind named Anne Arundel’s 1st Maryland Green Travel Partner

Schooner Woodwind named Anne Arundel’s 1st Maryland Green Travel Partner

| March 16, 2014 | 6 Comments

Annapolis Sailing Cruises: Schooner Woodwind is the first attraction in Anne Arundel County to be approved as the latest Maryland Green Travel Partner. The company has two, 74 foot sailing schooners that depart up to 4 times daily on public cruises and private events from the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Maryland Green Travel is a […]

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Annapolis hits the big screen tonight

Annapolis hits the big screen tonight

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Individuals who know and love Annapolis should mark their calendars for Friday, March 14. That’s the day the Maryland-made movie “Better Living through Chemistry” will make its debut in 75 theaters nationwide, including the Charles Theater in Baltimore. Written and directed by Geoff Moore and David Posamentier, the movie stars Sam Rockwell, Oliva Wilde, Michelle […]

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Sock Burning Scheduled For March 22nd

Sock Burning Scheduled For March 22nd

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished shell fish. The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from […]

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Love, Chesapeake Style

Love, Chesapeake Style

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis has been called one of the most romantic cities in the nation (Forbes 2010). That makes it the perfect getaway during the month of love. It’s often the simple things that speak to the heart and leave the most lasting impressions. Here are ten insider tips on memorable ways to celebrate love in Annapolis […]

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CBMM Offers Oar Making Class

CBMM Offers Oar Making Class

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a weekend oar-making workshop April 5 & 6, with limited class size and pre-registration needed. The workshop is for ages 16 and up, unless accompanied by an adult. Under the direction of CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn, participants will learn to handcraft […]

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Plunge Is On For March 8th

Plunge Is On For March 8th

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Special Olympics Maryland, Maryland State Police and the Sandy Point Park Service are happy to announce that the 18th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge has been successfully rescheduled for March 8th, 2014 at Sandy Point State Park. It will be a Plunge Only environment with a PeeWee/Family Plunge at 11am and open plunges at noon, 1pm and […]

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Neuman Seeks Volunteers For Stormwater Fee Committee

Neuman Seeks Volunteers For Stormwater Fee Committee

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is accepting applications from citizens to serve on a Stormwater Fee Advisory Committee. The Committee will study, review and gather information to make recommendations regarding all aspects of the Stormwater Remediation Fee and the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP). “It is important for citizens to have a seat […]

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Bears On The Beach

Bears On The Beach

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The temperatures are down, but the tents are up as final preparations are being made for Maryland’s largest and most unusual outdoor winter events set to occur this Friday and Saturday at Sandy Point State Park. The 18th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics will be the main event of 2014 […]

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Police Lieutenant Fredericks Running For Delegate In South County

Police Lieutenant Fredericks Running For Delegate In South County

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jim Fredericks announces his candidacy as a Republican for State Delegate, District 30B, in southern Anne Arundel County. He is a life-long resident of the county and lives in Tracys Landing with his wife and three children. Jim is a 21-year veteran of the county police department and a graduate of Anne Arundel Community College. […]

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CBMM Docent Training To Begin February 11th

CBMM Docent Training To Begin February 11th

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering training for new and existing docent volunteers at the museum beginning with an orientation session on February 11 and continuing Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 6. The training is free and open to the public, with advanced registration needed. This once-a-year training prepares […]

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New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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