Sunday, August 23, 2015

Maryland Boating Events

Boaters and other nautical enthusiasts will find a never-ending list of boating-related events in Maryland. Things to do include boat docking contests, boat races, exhibitions, festivals, and other events.

2015 Boating Events

Pocomoke Boat Docking Challenge
Saturday August 29, 2015
Downtown Pocomoke City, MD

Deal Island Skipjack Races and Festival
September 5-7, 2015
Deal Island Harbor
10319 Richard Webster Road
Deal Island, MD 21821

National Hard Crab Derby
September 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015
Somers Cove Marina
Crisfield, MD

Crisfield Maryland Boat Docking Contest
September 6, 2015
Somers Cove Marina
Crisfield, MD

Solomons Plein Air Festival
September 15 – 20, 2015
Solomons Riverwalk
Solomons Island MD

Water Works Art Exhibition
September 17, 2015 to November 01, 2015
Maryland Federation of Art
Annapolis, MD

Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Long Wharf Park
Cambridge, MD 21613

Crisfield Maryland Dock Day on the Bay
September 26, 2015
Somers Cove Marina
Crisfield, MD 21817

Tales of Annapolis & the Chesapeake Bay (boat cruise)
October 01, 2015 11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Departs: Cruises on the Bay by Watermark
Annapolis, MD

Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and Maritime Model Expo
October 3-4, 2015
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
St. Michaels, MD

Downrigging Weekend - Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival
October 29- November 1, 2015
Chestertown Waterfront
Chestertown, MD

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Baltimore Tall Ships 2015

Several tall ships will be visiting Baltimore during late summer and fall 2015.

The following is a partial list of tall ship arrivals:

USCGC James (WMSL-754) – 418' cutter
Dates: Aug. 18-21    
Location: Fells Point, Broadway Pier

USCGC Eagle – 295' tall ship
Dates: Aug. 28-31
Location: Inner Harbor, West Wall

Kalmar Nyckel – 141' tall ship
Dates: Sept. 10-14
Location: Inner Harbor, Pier 1

Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Schooners in Baltimore
Dates: Oct. 11-14
Location: Baltimore Marine Center at Lighthouse Point

HNoMSStatsraad Lehmkuhl – 322' Norwegian tall ship
Dates: Nov. 4-10 
Location:  Inner Harbor, West Wall

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

2015 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Meeting

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will present their research at the 100th annual Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting from Aug. 9-14, 2015, in Baltimore, Maryland.

The theme is "Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating ESA’s Centennial."

The Ecological Society of America is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science.