Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The lectures will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon […]

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Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. will host its eighth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K race on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The annual race will start at the Red Maple Pavilion at Quiet Waters Park and will feature a 3-mile run along […]

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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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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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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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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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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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Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

Chesapeake Bay Trust doles out nearly $1M to help local communities

| October 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last month the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced almost $1 million in grants to be awarded to more than 60 nonprofit organizations, municipalities and local schools throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  These awards, approved by the Trust’s board of trustees, will be made through the Trust’s competitive grant programs and range from smaller education and outreach grants […]

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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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Boat shows launch new website

Boat shows launch new website

| October 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Annapolis Boat Shows is excited to announce the launch of its newly designed easy-to-navigate website, www.AnnapolisBoatShows.com, in preparation for its October boat shows. The new streamlined website allows users to explore everything the boat shows offer and includes a variety of tools like site maps, exhibitor lists, premiering boats, show guides, directions, and an inventory of special events. It is […]

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5K for the Bay…Part Deux

5K for the Bay…Part Deux

| October 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will host its 5K for the Bay…Part Deux at Seneca Creek State Park in Montgomery County. This 3.1 mile run/walk will start at 7:45 am with all proceeds benefitting Chesapeake Bay restoration and educational programs. Earlier this year the Trust held its annual 5K for the Bay […]

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8th Annual Concours d’Elegance delights crowds(PHOTOS)

8th Annual Concours d’Elegance delights crowds(PHOTOS)

| October 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Eighth Annual St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance was held Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina in Cambridge. This elegant gathering of rare and classic automobiles took place on the 18th waterfront fairway of Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina in Cambridge, Maryland. The magnificent automobiles were accompanied by classic wooden […]

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Take your best shot at AMM

Take your best shot at AMM

| October 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis will presenting an Art Show titled “Take Your Best Shot,”  at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, starting with a free reception open to the public on Sunday October 5, at 1:30 p.m. Photographers, who will feature their best work will be present and refreshments will be served. The show officially […]

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Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

| September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

More than 400 people are expected to attend the 2014 Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest at the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Thursday, October 2.  Ten area restaurants, including Spike Gjerde’s Woodberry Kitchen and Brian Voltaggio’s Volt, will serve signature dishes at the event.  The fresh seafood for these delicious tastings will be donated by Profish […]

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AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

If they didn’t know it before, they know it now. More than 260 sporting events planners, industry suppliers and DMO’s learned firsthand why Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay is the winning choice for sporting events during the S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference at U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium earlier this month. Hosted by the AAACCVB, the […]

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CBT announces growing green project winners

CBT announces growing green project winners

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the winners from its collaborative Growing Green Design Competition: Vacant Lots Transformed. This unique program was created as an opportunity for community groups, design firms, non-profit, and private partners to showcase innovative ideas for transforming […]

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AnnapolisNOW app available; McNaboe named Chair of AAACCVB

AnnapolisNOW app available; McNaboe named Chair of AAACCVB

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

There’s an App for that! During last night’s annual meeting, Chief Marketing Officer Frank DiVenti introduced the AAACCVB’s  AnnapolisNOW App (iOS  Android) and invited the 105 guests in attendance to download the app to their smartphones on the spot. The App is designed to help visitors make the most of their time in Annapolis and the […]

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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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