Tag: Chesapeake Bay

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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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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