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July 2015

CBMM Summer Kids Club Program: ages 4 & 5

July 27 @ 9:30 am - July 31 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The Museum’s Kids Club is a half-day long, hands-on Chesapeake-focused camp where children learn about the Bay firsthand through fun, Bay-focused activities, stories, games and crafts. The Kids Club program runs during the months of June, and August. Scholarships are available.

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Chesapeake Folk Concert

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Small Boat Shed, CBMM,
213 N Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Friday, July 31, 2015 6:00 pm $12 CBMM members, $20 non-members Pre-registration required by contacting Allison Speight at aspeight@cbmm.org or 410-745-4941. Join Captain Andrew McCown and Warren Parks Harding for a night celebrating the Chesapeake Bay in songs and stories. McCown,…

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August 2015

CBMM Summer Kids Camp Program: ages 6 & 7

August 3 @ 9:30 am - August 7 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The Museum’s Kids Club is a half-day long, hands-on Chesapeake-focused camp where children learn about the Bay firsthand through fun, Bay-focused activities, stories, games and crafts. The Kids Club program runs during the months of June, and August. Scholarships are available.

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Wednesday Open Boat Shops

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Members of the public are invited to the boat shop to work on small projects of their own, or to bring ideas for a future project, and receive the advice of an experienced shipwright and woodworker.

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National Lighthouse Day

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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On August 7, 2015, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum​ encourages you to Recognize National Lighthouse Day​ along the Chesapeake by taking and submitting your photos of you and your favorite lighthouse for our Snapshots to Selfies 2016 exhibition.

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Watermen’s Appreciation Day

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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This year’s festival features a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, live music, and celebrity appearances. Steamed crabs, beer, and other foods and beverages will be available for purchase. More information to be announced.

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CBMM Summer Kids Club Program: ages 8 & 9

August 10 @ 9:30 am - August 14 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The Museum’s Kids Club is a half-day long, hands-on Chesapeake-focused camp where children learn about the Bay firsthand through fun, Bay-focused activities, stories, games and crafts. The Kids Club program runs during the months of June, and August. Scholarships are available.

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Boater Safety Course

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - August 13 @ 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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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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Women’s Woodworking for Beginners

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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CBMM’s women shipwrights are offering a ladies only class in the basics of wood working with no prior experience necessary. Power and hand tools will be demonstrated with each participant going home with their own hand made mallet and the confidence to work on projects at home.

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September 2015

18th Annual Charity Boat Auction

September 5 @ 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 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 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 Donations ProgramDirector Lad Mills takes donations and resells boats throughout the year, holding aside some of his inventory for the annual auction. Mills travels up and down the east coast working with boat owners and potential buyers wishing to support the museum through boat donations and sales.

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Greenland Kayak Paddle Workshop

September 12 @ 10:00 am - September 13 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Have you been planning a longer kayak trip or are you just tired of paddling with your traditional “euro spoon” paddle? If you are looking for a simpler , more straight forward, lighter and some say more enjoyable way to paddle then come to the boat shop and hand craft your own cedar Greenland paddle.

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18th Annual Boating Party Gala Fundraiser

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Be a part of the Museum’s fall gala fundraiser which includes cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Navy Point. Funds raised support the Museum’s mission to inspire an understanding of and appreciation for the rich maritime heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal reaches, together with the artifacts, cultures, and connections between this place and its people.

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Traditional Kayak Paddle Workshop

September 19 @ 9:00 am - September 20 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Ever wanted to make your own wooden paddle to go with that kayak of yours? Now is your chance. Join CBMM’s shipwrights in crafting your very own laminated spruce and cedar “euro spoon” Kayak paddle with stainless steel ferrules.

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Watch Log Canoe Races Aboard Winnie Estelle

September 19 @ 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 onboard Winnie’ desk 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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Build a Chesapeake Light Craft Kayak

September 28 @ 8:00 am - October 3 @ 5:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Build your choice of a Chesapeake-series kayak with Chesapeake Light Craft in the CBMM Boatyard.

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October 2015

33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival & 11th Maritime Model Expo

October 3 @ 10:00 am - October 4 @ 6:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders, model boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks, canoes and maritime models. Check out the model pond and boats on land or watch many of these one-of-a-kind vessels race along the Miles River along CBMM’s 18-acre waterfront campus. The event is free for CBMM members or with general admission and features small craft both on and off the water, a demonstration pond, model races, engaging exhibits, kids’ activities, food and more.

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Women’s Woodworking Workshop Part II

October 10 @ 9:00 am - October 11 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Join CBMM women shipwrights for an intermediate ladies only wood working opportunity. In this work shop participants will build a stool, focusing on the importance of layout and good joinery, while deepening their understanding of building. Basic tools and materials provided. Wood working experience and pre-registration required.

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Exploring the Life and Work of Talbot County Artist Ruth Star Rose (Fall Speaker Series 2015)

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Van Lennep Auditorium at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michael, MD 21663 United States
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Join curator Barbara Paca as she discusses the life and artwork of Ruth Starr Rose. Rose, who spent most of her life at Hope House in Talbot County, was an early 20th century artist with a social conscience.

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Women’s Woodworking Program Part II

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 18 @ 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Join CBMM women shipwrights for an intermediate ladies only wood working opportunity. In this work shop participants will build a stool, focusing on the importance of layout and good joinery, while deepening their understanding of building. Basic tools and materials provided. Wood working experience and pre-registration required.

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Half-hull model workshop

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Half Hull Model Workshop October 17 & 18 9am-5pm in CBMM’s Bay History Building Adults and children 12 years and older can participate in the workshop, with all tools and materials supplied, as well as some use of the Model…

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