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June 2019

Paddle with the President at CBMM

June 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$20

Join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President and avid kayaker Kristen Greenaway in a relaxed evening paddling along the Miles River. Participants will have a chance to learn how to paddle using Greenaway’s preferred Greenland paddle. Participants should bring water and a head lamp.

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July 2019

A Gathering of Traditional Small Boats

July 3 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilson Museum, Castine, Maine, 120 Perkins Street
Castine, ME 04421 United States
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Free

There will be traditional boats on display, plus boat talks and some sampling of Downeast cooking.  It will also be a dedication to the Wilson Museum's new boat shop.

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Guided Paddle and Tasting at CBMM

July 6 @ 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$35

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipyard Programs Manager Jenn Kuhn will lead this three-mile paddle, tasting, and swim. Participants will paddle along San Domingo Creek and around Hambleton Island, stopping along the way to have snack and swim on the banks of the Island. Once back on land, the group is invited a tasting at Great Shoals Cellars. Participants should dress accordingly, wear sunscreen, and water and snacks. Tasting included in registration fee.

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Full Buck Moon Paddle at CBMM

July 16 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$20

This evening paddle with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will wow your senses, with participants paddling along the Miles River and up Long Haul Creek to see the Full Buck Moon. Participants should dress accordingly, and bring water and a head lamp. Good for both the beginner and intermediate paddler.

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Small Reach Regatta

July 24 - July 27
Herrick Bay

60+ small boats typically sail courses of 5 to 15 nautical miles on three successive days (Thursday through Saturday) starting from the waterfront anchorage each morning and returning each afternoon.

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August 2019

Traditional Cedar-and-Canvas Canoe Construction for Women course

August 4 @ 8:00 AM - August 10 @ 5:00 PM
WoodenBoat School, 41 WoodenBoat Lane
Brooklin, ME 04616 United States
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$875

Join instructor Elisa Schine of Northwoods Canoe Company for a fun, exciting week on the WoodenBoat School campus learning all the skills needed in cedar-and-canvas canoe construction. In this hands-on course, Elisa will lead you through the complete construction of three traditional Maine Guide canoes which will be raffled off to 3 lucky students at the conclusion of the course.

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Stand-Up Paddle Workshop at CBMM

August 10 @ 9:00 AM - August 11 @ 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$200

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipyard Programs Manager Jenn Kuhn and shipyard volunteer John Aiken will lead this two-day workshop on basic paddle construction, with participants learning bent shaft laminating and shaping skills. Each participant will go home with their own custom-made paddle. Materials and basic tools are included in the registration fee. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch.

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Blue Hill Maritime Heritage Festival

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Blue Hill, Maine Blue Hill, ME 04614 United States + Google Map

The Blue Hill Maritime Heritage Festival will be a day-long event focusing on Blue Hill’s historic connection with the sea. It will be held in conjunction with Maine200, Maine’s state-wide bicentennial celebration.  The Festival will be held in Blue Hill's historic village, centered on the scenic waterfront. Various activities will be occurring throughout the day, such as boat building demonstrations, traditional boats on display, boat tours, sea shanties, maritime themed artists and vendors.

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Nameboard Basics at CBMM

August 24 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$75

Carver and master model maker Ed Theiler will give participants the basic skills necessary to carve their very own nameboard at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Materials and basic tools are included. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch.

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Guided Paddle and Tasting at CBMM

August 24 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$35

Ever wanted to watch the log canoe races from the water? Join us in a paddle along the Tred Avon River to watch the iconic log canoe races, stopping along the way to cool off with a treat from the acclaimed Scottish Highland Creamery. Participants should dress accordingly, wear sunscreen, and bring water and snacks. Tasting included in registration fee.

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September 2019

Full Harvest Moon Paddle at CBMM

September 14 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$20

This September, paddle participants will have a chance to gaze at the Full Harvest Moon from the Eastern Bay with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Participants should dress accordingly, and bring water and a head lamp. Good for both the beginner and intermediate paddler.

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2nd Annual Maine Small Craft Celebration

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - September 22 @ 5:00 PM
Portland Yacht Services, 100 West Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
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$5 – $20

The 2nd annual MSCC will be a 2 day event held on the shores of the Fore River in Portland on September 21-22, 2019. Small boats, sail, oar and power, will be on display on the water and on land. Demonstrations, workshops, and lectures will be given throughout the event focusing on building, operating and maintaining small boats.

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October 2019

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVI

October 4 @ 10:00 AM - October 6 @ 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$15

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 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. The event is free for CBMM members or with general admission and features small craft both on and off the water, children’s’ activities, food and more.

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