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CBMM hosts Pre-Party Auction fundraiser

CBMM_PreParty_BOG CBMM_PreParty_GreenawayEckardt CBMM_PreParty_MartinAppleby(ST MICHAELS, MD – August 3, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum held its annual Boating Party Pre-Party on Sunday, July 23, 2017. The event featured both a live and silent auction, the proceeds of which help underwrite CBMM’s annual Boating Party.

As CBMM’s signature fall gala, the Boating Party includes cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Navy Point. Funds raised support CBMM’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.

Held on Saturday, September 9, this year’s theme is “Sizzle and Swing Under the Bandstand: A Tolchester Summer Evening.” To request an invitation, or to reserve your table, please contact CBMM Development Director Liz LaCorte at 410-745-4956 or at For more details, visit



Billy Boyd, far left, is pictured with members of CBMM’s Board of Governors—Richard Tilghman, Howard Freedlander, and Chairman Jim Harris.

From left are Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway, Maryland State Senator Adelaide Eckardt, and Dick Eckardt.

From left, Christine Martin and Nancy Appleby.