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August 2019

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

Greenland Paddle Workshop

September 7 @ 10:00 AM - September 8 @ 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$200

Have you been planning a longer kayak trip or are you just tired of paddling with your “euro spoon” paddle? If you are looking for a simpler, lighter way to paddle, join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Shipyard Education Programs Manager Jenn Kuhn in constructing your own cedar Greenland Paddle. Materials and basic tools will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.

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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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7th Annual Wellfleet Rowing Rendezvous

September 21 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mayo Beach, Wellfleet, MA 02667, Mayo Beach
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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Free

We are proud to announce the Seventh Annual Wellfleet Rowing Rendezvous, to be held Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Mayo Beach, Wellfleet, 1 to 5PM. The purpose of this free event is to promote rowing, and to be able to try and compare different boats . We will have  boats to row, and you are invited to bring your boat for others to row. Last year we had 18 different boats. Boats can be launched for free from trailers at…

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Skin-on-Frame Kayak Workshop

September 28 @ 8:30 AM - October 6 @ 6:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$2,100

Seawolf Kayak returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum with their traditional kayak building workshop. Learn how to build your very own kayak alongside master kayak designer Kiliii Yuyan and expert builder Addie Asbridge. Seawolf’s kayaks are a modern adaptation of traditional skin-on-frame kayaks—made from red cedar, bamboo, and “skinned” with nylon and non-toxic polyurethane. In this nine-day workshop, you will learn construction techniques from traditional qayaq communities across the Arctic—from Alaska to Greenland, including lashing, joinery, and steam bending.…

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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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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event

October 25 @ 10:00 AM - October 26 @ 5:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks will set up in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatshop this fall for one of their signature Hand Tool Events. The two-day event will feature demonstrations on hand tool techniques and creating period furniture, plus opportunities for participants to purchase new tools.

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November 2019

Build Your Own Classic Sea Chest

November 7 @ 10:00 AM - November 10 @ 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$650

In this four-day workshop at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, lead by retired Virginia Military Institute professor Grigg Mullen, participants will have the opportunity to hone their woodworking skills while constructing their very own 19th century-style sea chest. The construction of this chest focuses heavily on using hand tools to create the beveled dovetail joined ends and sides.

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Celestial Navigation Workshop

November 16 @ 10:00 AM - November 17 @ 4:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street MD United States + Google Map
$350

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes Capt. David Bell, U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Master mariner, for this two-day celestial navigation course. Bell has been teaching and using celestial navigation at sea for more than 40 years, most recently for the State University of New York Maritime College. He’s also the author of “The Celestial Navigation Mystery: Solved.”

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