Tag: Chesapeake Bay

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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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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McBride Gallery announces fall shows

McBride Gallery announces fall shows

| September 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The McBride Gallery on Main Street in Annapolis has announced several shows and exhibits that will be featured at the gallery this fall. “The Best of the Chesapeake” Seventh Annual Exhibition, an Invitational group show, with Juried Awards Show Opening /Meet the Artists: Sunday, September 14, 1 – 4pm Awards announced and presented: September 14, […]

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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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Run for the Light House 1/2 Marathon

Run for the Light House 1/2 Marathon

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, September 28, 2014, The Friends of The Light House will host the Annapolis Run for The Light House Half Marathon and Joggin’ Joe Shafran Memorial 5K Run.  The half marathon and 5K routes will follow the scenic trails of Quiet Waters Park and through the beautiful Chesapeake Bay-front community of Hillsmere Shores. 2014 […]

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30th Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens September 28

30th Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens September 28

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28, and continues every weekend, 11am-4pm, through and including Sunday, October 26.  The festival is a family oriented event that takes place on the courtyard, barnyard and fields surrounding the store in Davidsonville, MD.  It’s a wonderful outing for the entire […]

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Diamond Jim eludes anglers in this year’s DNR contest

Diamond Jim eludes anglers in this year’s DNR contest

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources presented more than $70,000 in cash, prizes and merchandise to lucky anglers this morning at the 2014 Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale. Nearly 2,000 people, including sponsors, contestants and their guests, attended the celebration of fishing, held in conjunction with the Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park in […]

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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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AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) sales team are gearing up to play a high profile role in two national meetings and sports planner conferences. HSMAI’s MEET The AAACCVB is co-sponsoring the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) 2014 MEET Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in […]

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Fox 5 morning show to air live from Annapolis on Friday

Fox 5 morning show to air live from Annapolis on Friday

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

With assistance from the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) and the City of Annapolis, Fox 5 WTTG TV from Washington, DC will be presenting its morning show live from Susan Campbell Park at City Dock on Friday, September 5, from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. In the course of their […]

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Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest

Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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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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