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The Maryland counties, towns and cultural centers of the
Chesapeake sponsor a wide variety of festivals and events
that celebrate the unique character of the bay and its
people. The calendar on this page features upcoming
Festivals and Events around the Bay including the
annual Crab and Oyster festivals.


 

 
Double check the sponsor's website in case of changes in dates or times. (( ( (
October 2014
November 2014
  Event & WebLink -   Location/Date/Times
  Event & WebLink
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  Location/Date/Times


Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (October 3-5, 2014 -Sat-Sun 10am-5pm)

Downrigging Weekend and Tall Ships

Harbor - Chestertown, MD (October 31- November 2, 2014 - Fri-Sun)


Bay Harvestfest

9032 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD (October 4, 2014 - Sat, 12N-6pm)

Point Lookout Lighthouse Open House

 

11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (November 1, 2014 - Sat 10am-2pm)


Point Lookout Lighthouse Open House 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD (October 4, 2014 - Sat 10am) Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Holiday Bazaar National Wildlife Visitors Center - 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD (November 15, 2014 - Sat 9am-4pm)


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Chestertown Historic House Tour

Historic District - Chestertown, MD (October 4, 2014 - Sun 1-5pm)

Constellation Exploration

4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD (November 22, 2014 - Sat 7pm)



John W. Brown Chesapeake Bay Living History Cruise Baltimore/Cruise Maryland Terminal - Baltimore City, MD (October 4, 2014 - Sat, 10am-4pm)   Thanksgiving Open Hearth Cooking 461 Quaker Bottom Road - Havre de Grace, MD (November 24, 2014 - Sat 10am)


Darlington Apple Fest Shuresville Road- Darlington, MD (October 4, 2014 - Sat 10am-5pm) Hearth and Home in Early Maryland Historic St. Mary's City, MD (November 28-29, 2014 - Fri-Sat, 11am-4pm )


Riverside Wine Fest at Sotterley Sotterley Plantation - Hollywood, MD (October 4-5, 2014 - Sat-Sun 12n-6pm)      

 
Blessing of the Fleet St. Clement's Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton's Point, MD (October 4-5, 2014 - Sat & Sun)    

   
United States Sailboat Show Annapolis City Dock & Harbor, Annapolis, MD (October 9-13, 2014 - Thur, 10am-6pm; Fri-Sun, 10am-6:30pm; Mon, 10am-5pm)      

 
USS Constellation Cup Regatta & Pier Partyl Pier 1 - Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD (October 11, 2014- Sat, 5-9pm)    

 
Patuxent River Appreciation Days Festival Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, MD (October 11-12, 2014 - Sat-Sun, 10am-5pm)    

 
SHawk Watch 461 Quaker Bottom Road - Havre de Grace, MD (September 27-28, 2014 - Sat & Sun 11am-4pm)    

 
Patuxent Wildlife Festival National Wildlife Visitors Center - 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, MD (October 18, 2014 - Sat 10am-3pm)      

 
Tilghman Island Day Throughout Tilghman Island - Tilghman, MD (October 18, 2014 - Sat, 10am-6pm )    

 
St. Mary's Oyster Festival St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD (October 18-19, 2014 - Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 11am-6pm)    

 
Ghost Walks of Historic Chestertown Begins in front of White Swan Tavern on High Street, Chestertown, MD (October 24-25, 2014 - Fri-Sat , 6:30pm)    

 
Oysterfest Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD (October 25, 2014 - Sat, 10am-4pm )    

 
Downrigging Weekend and Tall Ships Harbor - Chestertown, MD (October 31- November 2, 2014 - Fri-Sun)      
Crab Festivals
  Event and WebLink
Location
Date
Soft Shell Spring Fair City Dock - Crisfield, MD Annual in May

St. Mary's County Crab Festival

Governmental Center, Leonardtown, MD Annual in June

Tilghman Island Summer Seafood Festival Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company and adjacent Kronsberg Park, Tilghman, MD Annual in June

J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD Annual in july

National Hard Crab Derby and Fair Somers Cove Marina - Crisfield, MD Annual in September

 Oyster Festivals
Event and WebLink Location Date
Skipjack Martha Lewis Bull and Oyster Roast Hutchins Park - Havre de Grace, MD Annual in April

St. Mary's County Oyster Festival St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD Annual in October


Oysterfest Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD Annual in November