Tag: Rosie Parks

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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Party on the Miles, Big Easy Style, September 13th

Party on the Miles, Big Easy Style, September 13th

| August 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chairs for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 17th Annual Boating Party, Party on the Miles—Big Easy Style, have set the event’s date for Saturday, September 13, 2014. The fundraising gala begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres along the museum’s waterfront, followed by a tented dinner catered by PeachBlossoms Events. The evening culminates with dancing […]

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Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

In cooperation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars of St. Michaels, MD is producing a new balsamic vinegar with a Chesapeake connection. On July 10, a small barrel of specially blended balsamic vinegar was placed in the hull of the 1955 skipjack, Rosie Parks, where it will remain for […]

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1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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CBMM President, Langley Shook, To Retire

CBMM President, Langley Shook, To Retire

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Langley Shook has announced his intention to retire as CBMM’s President. He will remain as President until a successor is named. Shook became CBMM’s fourth President in 2009 after serving on the museum’s Board of Governors for one year. He accepted the position shortly after retiring from nearly 35 years of law practice in Washington, DC, […]

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Sweet Leda, Red Sammy, And Fordham’s Rosie Parks  At CBMM Oyster Fest

Sweet Leda, Red Sammy, And Fordham’s Rosie Parks At CBMM Oyster Fest

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake’s favorite bivalve may be the star of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) November 2 OysterFest, but the music line-up and the return of Fordham Brewing Company’s Rosie Parks Oyster Stout will provide some of this year’s highlights. Slated to bring a rich blend of new school funk, soul, and pop is the […]

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Retriever Demos At CBMM OysterFest On November 2nd

Retriever Demos At CBMM OysterFest On November 2nd

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 2, Chesapeake Bay Retrievers will be coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) OysterFest in St. Michaels, MD to offer retriever demonstrations and an opportunity to meet some of the Chesapeake Bay’s most iconic breed. Hosted by Chesapeake Bay Retriever Relief and Rescue (CBRRR), the “marker” demonstrations take place on CBMM’s […]

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Women’s’ Woodworking At CBMM

Women’s’ Woodworking At CBMM

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a women-only basic woodworking class in its boatshop on Sunday, October 20 and 27th from 9am to 4pm. Led by women shipwrights, the workshop will teach women the foundational skills and techniques of carpentry, as well as offer an introduction to a variety […]

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Skipjack Rides October 5th

Skipjack Rides October 5th

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The skipjack H.M. Krentz will be offering sailing cruises at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD on Saturday, October 5 during the 31st annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. The Miles River cruises will depart from CBMM’s waterfront campus at 12:45pm, 1:45pm, and 2:45pm, with limited boarding available. Tickets will be available […]

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Rosie Parks Set To Be Relaunched At CBMM OysterFest

Rosie Parks Set To Be Relaunched At CBMM OysterFest

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 2, the Chesapeake’s oyster will be celebrated at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) OysterFest in St. Michaels, MD. The event features live music by Sweet Leda, oysters and other local fare, children’s activities, boat rides, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays, retriever demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, documentary films, and an oyster stew competition among […]

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31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival Coming To CBMM

31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival Coming To CBMM

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD hosts one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 31st Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. Museum visitors can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small […]

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Fordham Brewing To Host Rosie Parks Oyster Stout Release Party To Benefit The CBMM

Fordham Brewing To Host Rosie Parks Oyster Stout Release Party To Benefit The CBMM

| August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fordham Brewing is hosting a release party at the Brewery on September 6, 2013, from 5-7:30pm to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Last year, Fordham partnered with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to brew Rosie Parks Oyster Stout, a beer that included Chesapeake Bay oysters in the boiling process. The legendary skipjack Rosie Parks once dredged […]

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CBMM Offers $5 Admission For Bicentennial

CBMM Offers $5 Admission For Bicentennial

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, August 10, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is offering a discounted $5 admission in honor of the Battle of St. Michaels bicentennial being organized by the Town of St. Michaels. “We wanted to give back to the community on the anniversary that brought about the legend of the Town […]

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Donohue Joins CBMM As ‘Rosie Parks’ Project Manager

Donohue Joins CBMM As ‘Rosie Parks’ Project Manager

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Master shipwright and rigger Mark Donohue of Mantoloking, NJ has been named Rosie Parks project manager for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD. As project manager, Donohue is responsible for restoring the 1955 skipjack Rosie Parks in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Vessel Preservation. Donohue will […]

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Free Admission To CBMM For Military

Free Admission To CBMM For Military

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering free general admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families this Memorial Day through Labor Day. The promotion is part of CBMM’s affiliation with Blue Star Museums—a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of […]

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Fordham Brewing Donates To Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Fordham Brewing Donates To Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Fordham Brewing Co. has donated a portion of the profits from the sale of Rosie Parks Oyster Stout to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM). Fordham Brewing made the decision to bring back their popular oyster stout recipe to promote the restoration of a Chesapeake Bay artifact, the Rosie Parks skipjack. CBMM is in the process […]

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Fordham Brewing Announces Rosie Parks Oyster Stout

Fordham Brewing Announces Rosie Parks Oyster Stout

| September 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Fordham Brewing Company has announced the November release of Rosie Parks Oyster Stout. Making a triumphant return, the Oyster Stout was formerly in the Fordham Brewing portfolio and retains a loyal group of followers.  Containing Chesapeake Bay oysters and shells, contributing to a slight briny taste in the beer, this stout contains pale, torrified […]

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