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June 2016

CBMM Summer Kid’s Club: 6 & 7 year olds, June 27 – July 1

June 27 @ 9:30 am - July 1 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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  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 more information, or to pre-register, contact Volunteer…

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July 2016

Big Band Night

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Big Band Night is held annually on July 4th weekend at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland. Photo by Graham Scott-Taylor.

With the performance beginning at 7 p.m., the public is invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets for an evening of music, dancing, and fireworks along the Miles River. Food, ice cream, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase during the event, which is generously sponsored by Eastern Shore Tents & Events.

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CBMM Summer Kid’s Club: 4 & 5 year olds, July 4 – 8

July 4 @ 9:30 am - July 8 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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  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 more information, or to pre-register, contact Volunteer…

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Nameboard Basics

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Join experienced carver and model maker Ed Thieler in learning the basic skills necessary in carving a nameboard. Materials and tools will be provided.

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CBMM Summer Kid’s Club: 6 & 7 year olds, July 11 – 15

July 11 @ 9:30 am - July 15 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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The week of July 11th 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 11 @ 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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Chautauqua 2016 “Masters of their Craft” – Duke Ellington

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
(Illustrations by Tom Chalkley, Baltimore, MD. All Rights Reserved.)

History comes alive with Maryland Humanities’ FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2016 celebrates the Pulitzer Prize centennial with three characters: Duke Ellington, the incomparable showman; Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize; and Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest American literary figures of the twentieth century.

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Chautauqua 2016 “Masters of their Craft” – Gwendolyn Brooks

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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(Illustrations by Tom Chalkley, Baltimore, MD. All Rights Reserved.)

History comes alive with Maryland Humanities’ FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2016 celebrates the Pulitzer Prize centennial with three characters: Duke Ellington, the incomparable showman; Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize; and Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest American literary figures of the twentieth century.

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Paddling with the President

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Ever wondered what all the hype is about the Greenland paddle or if you are using yours correctly? Join CBMM’s President, watertribe member and avid paddler, Kristen Greenaway while she demonstrates how to properly use a Greenland paddle followed by a paddle on Miles River.

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Chautauqua 2016 “Masters of their Craft” – Ernest Hemingway

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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(Illustrations by Tom Chalkley, Baltimore, MD. All Rights Reserved.)

History comes alive with Maryland Humanities’ FREE Chautauqua living history performance series each July. Audience members meet historical figures then participate in a thoughtful dialogue with each character. Chautauqua 2016 celebrates the Pulitzer Prize centennial with three characters: Duke Ellington, the incomparable showman; Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize; and Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest American literary figures of the twentieth century.

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Model Skipjack Races

July 17 @ 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. Subsequent race dates include June 12, July 17, August 21, and October 16, with the public invited to watch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the museum’s Fogg’s Cove waterfront.

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CBMM Summer Kid’s Club: 4 & 5 year olds, July 18 – 22

July 18 @ 9:30 am - July 22 @ 12:30 pm
CBMM,
213 N. Talbot St., Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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  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 more information, or to pre-register, contact Volunteer…

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Plane Making

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CBMM Boat Shop,
213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States
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Join Boatyard Manager and Shipwright Michael Gorman in a two-night class on Krenov-style plane making. Participants will understand the parts of the plane while working through the sequencing of cutting parts, gluing up, shaping the plane to fit each participant, tuning the throat, and sharpening the blade. Each participant will go home with a working plane. Materials and tools will be provided.

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Boater Safety Course

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - July 21 @ 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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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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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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