Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

SpinSheet, the Chesapeake Bay’s sailing magazine, hosts its Crew Party for sailors of all levels Sunday, April 19, from 4-6 p.m., with a Start Sailing Now Q&A one hour before party time from 3-4 p.m., at the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM). SpinSheet’s signature spring event, the Crew Party is designed as a festive “meet and […]

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A “who’s who” in Maryland to play charity football game in April

A “who’s who” in Maryland to play charity football game in April

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, April 17, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host its first-ever Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event will bring together football fans and charity supporters alike for a unique opportunity to support a great cause through a charity flag football game. Gates will open at 5:00 […]

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MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Chapter of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters (Maryland LCV) and most local watershed organizations have sent an open letter to County Executive Steve Schuh expressing their concerns with his bill to repeal funding for the Watershed Protection and Restoration program. The full text of the letter is as follows: We who […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

| March 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Full Tilt Brewing, a Baltimore-based brewing company known for its Maryland-themed beer, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, a nonprofit organization that funds projects to improve local waters and the Chesapeake Bay, just announced their new partnership with the release of The Bay IPA beer.  Full Tilt Brewing has made a name for itself with its […]

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Green Beer Races this Saturday

Green Beer Races this Saturday

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The public is cordially invited to attend the 2015 Green Beer Races on Saturday, March 14th from Noon to 8pm (Rain, Snow or Shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State Street in Annapolis. The historic private club, established in 1929, will host one of Annapolis’ preeminent events. Live entertainment, great food and, of course, […]

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4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival to be held in St. Michaels

4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival to be held in St. Michaels

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ophiuroidea, located at 609 S. Talbot St. in St Michaels, Maryland, will host the 4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival, to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10am – 4pm and Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 10am – 3pm.    Parking is available at the St Michaels School Campus parking lot one […]

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Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight  plight of coastal towns

Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight plight of coastal towns

| March 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase, scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at  10:00 am at Maryland Hall, spotlights America’s coasts, where life on the edge of the rising sea has placed our towns and cities on the front lines of climate change. The Showcase, sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, will feature a […]

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‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

| March 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Maryland My Maryland” will be hosted in two Annapolis locations: the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building at 6 Bladen Street (8:30-5:30 M-F) and at McBride Gallery through March 10th. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farms, mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including wildlife and marsh […]

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Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Visit Annapolis lays out all the March events in the area

Visit Annapolis lays out all the March events in the area

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout March 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Half-hull model workshop March 28, 29 at CBMM

Half-hull model workshop March 28, 29 at CBMM

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is offering a beginner’s model boatbuilding workshop from 9-5 p.m. on March 28 & 29, with limited participation and advanced registration needed. The workshop takes place in the museum’s Bay History building along Navy Point. The weekend workshop includes instruction on carving a solid half model of the […]

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CBMM launches new boat rental program

CBMM launches new boat rental program

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

This summer, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will bring more people out on the water with a unique boat rental program that launches June 10 and continues Wednesdays through Sundays until August 30. Built over the years in CBMM’s boatyard through the Apprentice for a Day program, the fleet of boats includes wooden kayaks, and […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year the Chesapeake Bay Trust launched “Plate Perks,” a gratuity program designed to thank Marylanders who have a Treasure the Chesapeake license plate on their cars. The program itself is pretty simple: Marylanders who own a Bay plate receive perks or rewards from participating businesses that include preferred parking and discounts on goods and […]

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3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair seeks vendors

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 3rd Annual WRNR Holistic Health Fair is taking place Saturday, March 21st at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This event showcases holistic health practitioners, products, counseling, educational information, mind/body/spirit modalities, lectures, workshops, alternative complementary therapies, services and demos. There is also organic food and drink, live music, and more. If your business would like to participate, please […]

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A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

| February 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

You never know who you will run into at the Ebb Tide Tavern in Annapolis. On Friday night, I headed over for one of their killer bacon cheeseburgers (Their food will surprise you–all of it. Try it out some time.) and some karaoke (as a spectator, not participant).  Close to midnight, a guy walked in […]

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Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Virginia Tech Hokies aren’t the only ones who came out on top with the 2014 Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) reports the December 27 event at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium generated more than $17 million for the Annapolis/Washington region, […]

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Get ready to burn your socks March 21st

Get ready to burn your socks March 21st

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The fifth 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 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

Chesapeake Swan Song exhibition opens at CBMM in APril

| February 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The story of the evolving relationship between the people and swans of the Chesapeake Bay will be told through a curated collection of decoys, photographs, and artifacts in a new exhibition at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation will open Saturday, April 1, 2015 and continue through April 3, […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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