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MEMBER PREVIEW OPENING: Kent County: Guides, Gunning Clubs, and Carving Co-ops

Member Preview Opening: Kent County: Guides, Gunning Clubs, and Carving Co-ops
Friday, April 13
5-7pm, Small Boat Shed, Waterfowling Building
Free for CBMM members
Registration required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

 

Cradled by the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay, Kent County’s rich environment has fostered a long tradition of waterfowl guiding, gunning clubs, and decoy carving. Carvers like John Glenn, the Uries, and Charlie Joiner created unique rigs that were commissioned and gunned over on secluded Kent County coves teeming with waterfowl.

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MEMBER NIGHT: Shipyard Archeology on Wicomico Creek

Shipyard Archeology on Wicomico Creek
Tuesday, February 13
5-7pm, Van Lennep Auditorium
Free for CBMM members
Registration required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

 

Chief Curator Pete Lesher will offer an illustrated talk, “Shipyard Archaeology on Wicomico Creek.” This is an exploration of the history around an 18th century Somerset County site explored by archaeologist Jason Moser about 10 years ago under the auspices of CBMM. A context for shipbuilding in the period and specific findings from the investigation will be provided.

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MEMBER NIGHT: An Evening with Marc Castelli

An Evening with Marc Castelli
Thursday, January 11
5-7pm, Van Lennep Auditorium
Free for CBMM members
Registration required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

Artist Marc Castelli returns to share a slide presentation featuring his annual show of photographs taken while out on the water in all the fisheries for the year August to August. Attendance is limited.

Wine Tasting

MEMBER NIGHT: Oysters and Wines for Thanksgiving

Event full — please call 410-745-4991 to be placed on a wait list

Wednesday, November 1
5-7pm, Van Lennep Auditorium
Free for CBMM members

Join Hair O’ The Dog Wine & Spirits and discover how to pair wines with Thanksgiving oysters. Kate Livie, author of “Chesapeake Oysters – The Bay’s Foundation and Future” and CBMM’s Director of Education, will be on hand for a screening of the MPT program Eatin’ Oysters: Chesapeake Style, also featuring CBMM’s Chief Curator Pete Lesher.

MEMBER NIGHT: Edna Lockwood Update and Brew Tasting

Tuesday, October 10
5-7pm, Boatyard
Free for CBMM members
RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Experience the ongoing transformation of the historic restoration of the log hull of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood. The queen of CBMM’s Floating Fleet, Edna Lockwood is the last historic sailing boat of her kind. Boatyard manager and shipwright Mike Gorman will share how shipwrights and apprentices are shaping and carving the new hull like they did more than 127 years ago. Enjoy tastings from a local brewery while enjoying the boatyard.

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MEMBER NIGHT: Model Guild and Model Sailing

Tuesday, September 19
5-7pm, Van Lennep Auditorium
Free for CBMM members
RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

Watch radio controlled model skipjacks sail along our waterfront as Model Guild members share their stories of how maritime model making and radio controlled sailing work. Bob Mason, Model Guild volunteer, will speak.

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MEMBER NIGHT: Boat Auction Preview

Wednesday, August 30
5:00-7:00 pm – Steamboat Building/Foggs Cove
RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org
One of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s biggest fundraisers is the annual Charity Boat Auction, which takes place this year on Saturday, September 2. Donated boats are offered for sale and purchased by the highest bidder. Members are offered an advance preview of all the wonderful boats for sale, both on land and in the water.

Private sailing lessons are offered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland

MEMBER NIGHT: Sailing, Sailing

Wednesday, July 26
5-7 pm, At Play on the Bay Building, Navy Point
RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

What better way to spend a summer evening than watching sailboat races from the beautiful At Play on the Bay Building next to the museum’s jewel, Navy Point? These Wednesday Night Races are a lot of fun — competitive and good-natured from beginning to end. This will be an amazing evening with spectacular views.

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MEMBER NIGHT: de Gast Exhibition Preview

Tuesday, June 13
5-7 pm, Steamboat Building/Van Lennep Auditorium
RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or nwells@cbmm.org

The very first exhibition to showcase the black-and-white photography of Robert de Gast, members will have the opportunity to view approximately 80 photographs curated from CBMM’s collection of more than 10,000 by deGast and hear from Chief Curator Pete Lesher. De Gast’s photography gained widespread attention with the publication of his book, The Oystermen of the Chesapeake, in 1970. This stunning exhibit is not to be missed.