Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Boat shows prepare for October crowds

Boat shows prepare for October crowds

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in the historic seaport of Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Sailboat Show. The upcoming 45th internationally acclaimed sailboat show will open October 9th and run through October 13th and is the largest and oldest in-water sailboat show. Premiering Boats - The most exciting new sailboats from major manufacturers […]

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Drink wine, help the Bay

Drink wine, help the Bay

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beaulieu Vineyard® (BV), a historic Napa Valley winery, owned by Diageo Chateau and Estates, announced an expansion to their partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust. During the months of August, September and October, BV Wine will focus sales force efforts in Delaware, Maryland and Washington, DC at participating retailers and restaurants in an effort to […]

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47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

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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Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

Maryland Seafood Festival coming to Sandy Point State Park for 47th year

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sandy Point State Park will again be the host site for the 47th annual Maryland Seafood Festival on September 6th and 7th, a tasty and entertaining tradition, with regional music favorites, great food, exhibits and arts as well as the popular Capital Gazette’s 25th Crab Soup Cook-off and the Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Fishing […]

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Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest

Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) has announced that tickets are on sale for its annual fundraiser, the Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest.  The event will be held on Thursday, October 2 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Admission is $90 for an individual ticket and $150 per pair. Tickets can be […]

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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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Edgewater woman gets new home courtesy of Habitat for Humanity

Edgewater woman gets new home courtesy of Habitat for Humanity

| August 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Representatives of the board, staff and partner organizations of Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake dedicated a completed home on Oak Lane in Edgewater to Sherri Green. For nearly 100 years, generations of Sherri’s family have lived along the tree-lined street Oak Lane. Sherri’s great-grandfather Samuel Harris purchased land for his family from the Joint […]

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Wednesday Night Races from the deck of the Harbor Queen?

Wednesday Night Races from the deck of the Harbor Queen?

| August 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two Annapolis traditions mixed together for a twist on a classic summer activity! Wednesday Night Sailboat Races are an Annapolis staple. Add in Harbor Queen –another Annapolis staple– and you get an exciting special event cruise from Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark®. The final Watermark Wednesday Night Races cruise of the season is Wednesday, […]

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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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Muddy Creek Artist’s Guild presents Harvest of the Artists

Muddy Creek Artist’s Guild presents Harvest of the Artists

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Muddy Creek Artists Guild (MCAG), is pleased to present Harvest of Artists, its 6th annual fall art show and sale featuring works from over 50 local artists who live and work in Southern Anne Arundel County. The show will run Friday, September 12 through Sunday, September 14 at Greenstreet Gardens, 391 W. Bayfront Road, […]

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NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum will showcase artifacts representing science, service and stewardship by NOAA and its  predecessor agencies –- from 19th century maps and charts to early scientific instruments that recall the agency’s proud heritage and legacy of service to the nation. Treasures of NOAA’s Ark is a traveling exhibit that has been on display […]

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Boatyard Beach Bash scheduled for September 20th at AMM

Boatyard Beach Bash scheduled for September 20th at AMM

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Party with Coral Reefers and Parrotheads and enjoy the last sunset of the summer on the beach at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Founding sponsor Boatyard Bar & Grill and Presenting sponsor KEYW are partnering with the Museum again this year and will be bringing in more star power than ever! Peter Mayer and Scott Kirby […]

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Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of July 21st saw the Annapolis Police Department holding its annual youth fishing camp for the 14th year.  Youngsters from Annapolis learned how to fish with the help of officers, civilian employees, and volunteers.  Longtime participant Lt. Kevin Krauss even took vacation from his job as Commander of Criminal Investigations to go out […]

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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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DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) kicked off fiscal year 2015 this month with organizational changes designed to heighten the effectiveness and reach of its marketing efforts. AAACCVB Advertising and Promotions Director Frank DiVenti has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing the organization’s sales, marketing and communications teams. AAACCVB […]

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Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

Clawdia, Shelly, or Edgar B. Pinchon–who will win?

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The quest to name Maryland’s famous blue crab on the Treasure the Chesapeake license plate has begun. During the past two weeks, more than 1,000 names have been submitted to the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. Residents from Maryland and throughout the country have suggested their most creative and funny name ideas for […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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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