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Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

October 6-8, 2017

Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks and canoes. Check out the 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.

FREE for CBMM members and children five and under, otherwise admission is good for both Saturday and Sunday and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for children ages 6 to 17, with all museum exhibitions open throughout the event.

Click here to learn more about this event.

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Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIV comes to St. Michaels

CBMM_MASCF CBMM_MASCF2(ST MICHAELS, MD – July 28, 2017) On Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 34th annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival.

During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying the museum’s waterfront campus and indoor and outdoor exhibitions. Hundreds of amateur and professional boatbuilders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft.

Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats will be on display and in the water throughout this family-oriented event. Small craft owners hailing from all over the country will also be available to share their knowledge and boating experiences with guests.

The festival was previously combined with CBMM’s Maritime Model Expo, which will now take place during CBMM’s free Community Day in May.

Scenic river cruises aboard the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle, live music, along with food and beverages will be available to round out the weekend festival.

Participants arrive Friday night, while museum boatyard staff and Chesapeake Wooden Boat Builders School instructors will be on hand Saturday to offer boatbuilding workshops and maritime demonstrations. Beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, a lively Miles River race of small craft can be watched from CBMM’s waterfront and docks. Festival-goers can also vote for their favorite boat, with the People’s Choice award and others announced among participants on Saturday evening.

On Sunday, festival-goers are invited to bring nautical items to swap or sell at a traditional swap meet before heading home.

For safety reasons, dogs are not permitted on museum grounds during CBMM festivals, with the exception of certified service dogs. Leashed dogs from boat and land are permitted on CBMM grounds on non-festival days.

The Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival is free for CBMM members and children 5 and under, otherwise admission is good for two consecutive days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for children ages 6 to 17, with all museum exhibitions open throughout the event. See photos at bit.ly/mascfphotos, and for participant registration and more information, visit cbmm.org/mascf  or call 410-745-2916.

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CBMM will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 34th annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. See photos at bit.ly/mascfphotos, and for participant registration and more information, visit cbmm.org/mascf or call 410-745-2916.

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Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats will be on display and in the water throughout the festival. Small craft owners hailing from all over the country will also be available to share their knowledge and boating experiences with guests. See photos at bit.ly/mascfphotos, and for participant registration and more information, visit cbmm.org/mascf or call 410-745-2916.

 

Mid Atlantic Small Craft Festival

33rd Mid Atlantic Small Craft Festival & 12th Maritime Model Expo

34th Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and the 12th Maritime Model Expo

Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2016
10am – 5pm

FREE for museum members and children five and under, otherwise admission is good for two consecutive days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for children ages 6 to 17, with all museum exhibitions open throughout the event.

Visit http://cbmm.org/events/annual-festivals-and-special-events/mid-atlantic-small-craft-festival-and-maritime-model-expo/ for up-to-date information.

On Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 2015, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 33rd annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and 11th Maritime Model Expo.

The Model Guild of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the North American Steamboat Modeler’s Association, and the Washington Ship Model Society are sponsors of the Maritime Model Expo. The event was traditionally held in May, and is now being combined with CBMM’s Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, which is annually held on the first weekend of October.

Hundreds of amateur and professional boatbuilders, model boatbuilders, and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft, along with a variety of maritime models also on display and underway in a man-made pond.

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CBMM hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIII and 11th Maritime Model Expo October 1-2

CBMM_MASCF1_Oct1_2016(ST MICHAELS, MD – June 23, 2016) On Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2016, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIII and 11th Maritime Model Expo.

The Model Guild of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the North American Steamboat Modeler’s Association, and the Washington Ship Model Society are sponsors of the Maritime Model Expo. The event was traditionally held in May, and is now being combined with CBMM’s Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, which is annually held the first weekend of October.

CBMM_MaritimeModelExpo1_Oct2_2016 (1)Hundreds of amateur and professional boatbuilders, model boatbuilders, and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft, along with a variety of maritime models also on display and underway in a large above-ground pond.

The pond will be used throughout the event for model steamboats and other R-C models—including model skipjacks, sailboats, submarines, electrically driven models with modest motors, and self-steered pond sailing models. On-land exhibitions include a collection of static models by Washington Ship Model Society members and other highly acclaimed modelers as well.

During the festival, CBMM guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in maritime model making and traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront campus and hands-on exhibitions. The festival also gives an opportunity to see three new exhibitions, which are all open for a limited time only. The museum’s temporary exhibitions include A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting, Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation, and The Unseen Chesapeake: Capturing the Bay’s Wild, Forgotten Landscapes.

CBMM_MASCF2_Oct1_2016Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats will be on display and in the water throughout this family-oriented event. Small craft and model boat owners hailing from all over the country will also be available to share their knowledge and boating experiences with guests.

Saturday brings live music by the Royal Oak Musicians to the CBMM’s Tolchester Beach Bandstand from noon to 5:00 p.m. Scenic river cruises aboard the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle, along with food, and beverages will also be available to round out the weekend festival.

CBMM boatyard staff and Chesapeake Wooden Boat Builders School instructors will be on hand Saturday to offer boatbuilding workshops and maritime demonstrations. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, a lively Miles River race of small craft can be watched from CBMM’s waterfront and docks, and from aboard Winnie Estelle during a river cruise. Festival-goers can also vote for their favorite boat, with the People’s Choice award and others announced among participants on Saturday evening.

On Sunday, festival-goers are also invited to bring nautical items to swap or sell at a traditional, maritime swap meet.

For safety reasons, dogs are not permitted on museum grounds during CBMM festivals, with the exception of certified service dogs. Leashed dogs are permitted on CBMM grounds during regular business hours.

The Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and Maritime Model Expo are free for CBMM members and children five and under, or with general, two day admission of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for children ages 6 to 17, with all CBMM exhibitions open throughout the event. Boat rides, food, and drinks are additional. For advanced tickets and more information, visit www.cbmm.org/mascf or call 410-745-2916.

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PHOTOS:

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The craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small watercraft will be on land and water display during the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIII & 11th Maritime Model Expo on October 1 & 2 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats, along with a broad selection of sailing and static model boats are all part of this family-friendly event. Scenic river cruises aboard CBMM’s 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle will also be available during the event. For advanced tickets or more information, visit www.cbmm.org/mascf.

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md.’s 11th Maritime Model Expo is now combined with the museum’s annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, and is scheduled to take place on October 1-2, 2016. The event is free for CBMM members or with general two-day admission, and features traditional small craft on land and in the water, as well as a model and R/C boat demonstration pond, live music on Saturday, boat rides, engaging exhibitions, children’s activities, food, and more. For advanced tickets and more information, visit www.cbmm.org/mascf.

 

 

The Mid Atlantic Small Craft Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland.

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

33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival & Maritime Model Expo
October 3 & 4, 2015
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, 3:00 PM UPDATE: In consideration of developing weather conditions and the safety of our MASCF/Maritime Model Expo participants and guests, the decision has been made to cancel this weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and Maritime Model Expo.

In the meantime, staff are already working our Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Plan, which includes moving our floating fleet to safer waters.

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting the 33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and the Maritime Model Expo as a combined event on Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 10 – 5pm

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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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CBMM hosts Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, Maritime Model Expo October 3-4, 2015

CBMM_MASCFXXXIII_Oct3_4_2015On Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 2015, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at the 33rd annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and 11th Maritime Model Expo.

The Model Guild of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the North American Steamboat Modeler’s Association, and the Washington Ship Model Society are sponsors of the Maritime Model Expo. The event was traditionally held in May, and is now being combined with CBMM’s Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, which is annually held on the first weekend of October.

Hundreds of amateur and professional boatbuilders, model boatbuilders, and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft, along with a variety of maritime models also on display and underway in a man-made pond.

The pond will be used throughout the event for model steamboats and other R-C models—including model skipjacks, sailboats, submarines, electrically driven models with modest motors, and self-steered pond sailing models. On-land exhibitions include a collection of models by Washington Ship Model Society members and other highly acclaimed modelers as well.

CBMM_MaritimeModelExpo_Oct3_4_2015During the festival, museum guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in maritime model making and traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront campus and hands-on exhibitions. The festival also gives an opportunity to see three new exhibitions, which are all open for a limited time only. The museum’s temporary exhibitions include A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting, Chesapeake Swan Song: From Commodity to Conservation, and The Unseen Chesapeake: Capturing the Bay’s Wild, Forgotten Landscapes.

Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats will be on display and in the water throughout this family-oriented event. Small craft and model boat owners hailing from all over the country will also be available to share their knowledge and boating experiences with guests.

Saturday brings live music by the Royal Oak Musicians to the museum’s Tolchester Beach Bandstand from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Scenic river cruises aboard the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle, along with food, and beverages will also be available to round out the weekend festival.

CBMM_MASCFXXXIII_Oct3_4_2015_RacingMuseum boatyard staff and Chesapeake Wooden Boat Builders School instructors will be on hand Saturday to offer boatbuilding workshops and maritime demonstrations. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, a lively Miles River race of small craft can be watched from the museum’s waterfront and docks. Festival-goers can also vote for their favorite boat, with the People’s Choice award and others announced among participants on Saturday evening.

On Sunday, festival-goers are also invited to bring nautical items to swap or sell at a traditional swap meet.

For safety reasons, dogs are not permitted on museum grounds during CBMM festivals, with the exception of certified service dogs. Leashed dogs are permitted on CBMM grounds during regular business hours.

The Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and Maritime Model Expo are free for museum members and children five and under, otherwise admission is good for two consecutive days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for children ages 6 to 17, with all museum exhibitions open throughout the event. For more information, visit www.cbmm.org/mascf or call 410-745-2916.

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PHOTOS: (High resolution photos can be downloaded from our Flickr page in the links provided in each cutline below)

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The craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small watercraft will be on land and water display during the 33rd annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival & Maritime Model Expo on October 3 & 4 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats, along with a broad selection of model boats are all part of this family-friendly event. See more photos from last year’s Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival at bit.ly/MASCF14Photos or visit www.cbmm.org/mascf for more information

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Maritime Model Expo is now combined with the museum’s annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, and is scheduled to take place on October 3-4, 2015 in St. Michaels, Md. The event is free with general admission and features traditional small craft on land and in the water, as well as a model and R/C boat demonstration pond, live music on Saturday, engaging exhibitions, children’s activities, food, and more. See more photos from last year’s Expo at bit.ly/MaritimeModelExpo14 and learn more at www.cbmm.org.