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July 2016

Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

July 23 @ 10:00 am - July 24 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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CBMM Summer Kid’s Club: 6 & 7 year olds, July 25 – 29

July 25 @ 9:30 am - July 29 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The week of July 25th has been filled. Led by CBMM early education instructor Martha Hamlyn, young Kids Club campers explore the magic of the Chesapeake Bay’s people, animals, and environment through creative, hands-on activities, stories, games, and crafts. For…

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Rising Tide Summer camp

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The Museum’s Rising Tide summer camp is a full-day, hands-on program for Talbot County students entering grades 6-9, where campers create, explore, and have fun through Bay focused activities.

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Ways of the Watermen–Stories and Songs of the Chesapeake with Andrew McCown and Pres Harding

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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Join Captain Andrew McCown and Warren Preston “Pres” Harding for a night celebrating the Chesapeake Bay in songs and stories. McCown, a native of Kent County and the Chester River, brings the lore of the Eastern Shore to life with stories, poetry, and song. He is joined by accomplished guitarist Warren Preston “Pres” Harding, grandson of famed Wingate boatbuilder Bronza Parks, who will share his experiences growing up in the watermen’s community. Together, through simple folk tunes and harmonies, McCown and Harding will pay musical tribute to the Chesapeake byways they call home.

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Watch Log Canoe Races Aboard Winnie Estelle, Session 3

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Enjoy a river cruise to watch the log canoe races on the Miles River from our buyboat, Winnie Estelle. Log canoe races are a quintessential Chesapeake pastime, and from a shady spot on board Winnie’s deck you’ll get an up-close and exciting look at the action. Amateur photographers, sailing aficionados, or wooden boat enthusiasts will all find something to enjoy on CBMM’s log canoe cruises.

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Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

July 30 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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Watch Log Canoe Races Aboard Winnie Estelle, Session 4

July 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Enjoy a river cruise to watch the log canoe races on the Miles River from our buyboat, Winnie Estelle. Log canoe races are a quintessential Chesapeake pastime, and from a shady spot on board Winnie’s deck you’ll get an up-close and exciting look at the action. Amateur photographers, sailing aficionados, or wooden boat enthusiasts will all find something to enjoy on CBMM’s log canoe cruises.

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August 2016

Community Ecology Cruise, Session 2

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Join Director of Education Kate Livie on Winnie Estelle for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River and its unique habitat and ecology. Learn how to monitor the water quality of the river, try your hand at water testing, and explore the critters on an oyster reef, all while cruising in the breeze on the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s buyboat. Birders will enjoy the route, which features a trip around Long Point Island, known for its eagle and osprey populations and heron rookery. Families with children are encouraged to participate!

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Stand-Up Paddle Workshop

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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In this two-day workshop Shipwright and surfing enthusiast J. Maris Connor will walk participants through what makes a good paddle. Participants will learn basic paddle construction, including bent shaft laminating and shaping skills. Each participant will take home their own custom-tailored cedar paddle at the end of class. Bring your wetsuit if you want to demo different styles of paddles prior to making your own. Materials and tools will be provided.

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EXHIBITION OPENS: A Single Goal: The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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An exhibition tracing the design and construction of the distinctive Trumpy wooden yachts opens August 6 and focuses its attention from 1909 through 1973, when the Trumpy Yacht Yard in Annapolis, Md. produced its last boat. Named after John Trumpy Sr., the famous Naval architect and designer who crafted these regal vessels, Trumpy boats are legendary for their display of affluence, craftsmanship, and beautiful design. The exhibition at CBMM is funded in part by a grant from the Talbot County Arts Council, with revenues provided by the Maryland State Arts Council, Talbot County, and the Towns of Easton, Oxford and St Michaels.

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12th Annual Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Reunion

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 14 @ 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Chesapeake Bay Buyboat reunion

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host the 12th Annual Chesapeake Bay Buyboat reunion, with the public offered the rare opportunity to see and board a collection of historic buyboats from around the mid-Atlantic region along CBMM’s docks and waterways.

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Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

August 13 @ 10:00 am - August 14 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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Watermen’s Appreciation Day

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Watermen's Appreciation Day at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland.

This event features a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other fare, live music, children and family activities, boat rides, and more.

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Boater Safety Course

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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Boater Safety at CBMM

Individuals and families with children over age 12 are welcome to participate in our Boater’s Safety certification program and learn the basics needed to operate a vessel on Maryland waterways. MD boaters born after July 1, 1972 are required to have a Certificate of Boating Safety Education. Graduates of our two-day Department of Natural Resources-approved course are awarded a certificate that is good for life.

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Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

August 20 @ 10:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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Model Skipjack Races

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The radio-controlled (RC) sailing races are organized by the museum’s Model Sailing Club, which meets regularly throughout the year to build and race these models.

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MEMBER NIGHT: The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building Exhibition

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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A special exhibition highlighting the luxurious boats of the Trumpy Yacht Yard opens in August and will continue until November. Pete Lesher will lead a gallery talk for members highlighting exhibition objects ranging from exquisite ink drawings and yacht china to a full-size Trumpy-designed yacht tender.

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Apprentice for a Day Boatbuilding Program

August 27 @ 10:00 am - August 28 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Learn traditional boatbuilding under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. You can be part of the whole 17-week process or just sign up for those aspects of building a boat that you want to learn. Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by an adult.

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September 2016

Free Fishing on Fridays

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Enjoy fishing and crabbing on CBMM’s waterfront. Equipment and bait will be provided. Please note, if participants are age 16 or older, they must bring a fishing license in order to keep their catch.

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Charity Boat Auction

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The live auction begins at 11am along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 100 boats—ranging in size and performance from sailing dinghies to cabin cruisers, and everything in between—will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. CBMM’s Boat Donation Program Managers Lad Mills and Todd Taylor take donations and resells boats throughout the year, holding aside some of the inventory for the annual auction.

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