Calendar of Events
This is a calendar of events taking place on and around the Chesapeake Bay for the months of January, February, and March. The calendar includes a wide variety of events including festivals, boat races, boat shows, fishing tournaments, exhibitions, seminars and workshops.
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January – March 2018January 25 - January 28 – Baltimore Boat Show – The 2018 Baltimore Boat show is January 25 - 28 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Ticket price is $14 for adults. Free admission for… Baltimore, MD
January 27 – 11th Annual Susquehanna Flats Vintage Hunting & Fishing Collectibles Show – Vendors exhibiting and selling old decoys, oyster cans, guns, ammo boxes, fishing lures, and more. Modest admission fee charged. Proceeds benefit HdG Decoy Museum… Havre de Grace, MD
January 30 – Angler Night at Boatyard Bar & Grill, Annapolis – Private screening of An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch at Boaryard Bar & Grill in Annapolis, MD. Intro by the producer Alison Barrat with… Annapolis, MD
February 2 – First Fridays in Leonardtown, MD – On the first Friday of every month, historic Leonardtown's art galleries, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, antique shops, bookstores, etc. open their doors to showcase… St. Mary's County
February 3 – Maker's Market at Annmarie Garden – Valentine Market (indoors) at Annmarie Garden near Solomons, Md. Admission to the Market area is free. Please visit the Garden website for details Solomons Island, MD
February 3 – Brick by Brick Lego Shipbuilding – This free Lego shipbuilding event is hosted by the Naval History & Heritage Command and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. The event takes place… Norfolk, VA
February 10 – Second Saturday in Cambridge, Maryland – Shops and galleries stay open late with specials at shops and restaurants, art gallery receptions, and more. 300 block of High Street, 500 block… Cambridge, MD
February 10 – Virginia Craft Spirits Road Show at the Mariners Museum – Eight Virginia distilleries, plus Smartmouth Brewery from Norfolk, will be featured at this event held at the Mariner's Museum in Newport News this Saturday,…
February 14 – York River Floating Folk Jam – Monthly jam with sea shanties, Irish and Scottish tunes, tavern music, etc.
February 19 - February 25 – Havre de Grace Restaurant Week – Participating Havre de Grace, Maryland restaurants feature special $10, $20, and $30 menus. Please visit the event website for details. Havre de Grace, MD
February 22 - February 25 – Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton VA – The 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival presents a collection of quilt, garment and fiber art… Hampton, VA
February 22 – VIMS After Hours Lecture Series – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Dr. Jeff Shields will enlighten us on the variety of ways marine animals reproduce. Marine animals have fascinating…
March 2 – First Fridays in Leonardtown, MD – On the first Friday of every month, historic Leonardtown's art galleries, restaurants, cafes, gift shops, antique shops, bookstores, etc. open their doors to showcase… St. Mary's County
March 9 - March 11 – National Capital Boat Show – Annual DC area boat show held at the Dulles Expo Center. Ticket price is $10 for adults. Kids age 12 and under admitted free.… Washington DC
March 10 – Second Saturday in Cambridge, Maryland – Shops and galleries stay open late with specials at shops and restaurants, art gallery receptions, and more. 300 block of High Street, 500 block… Cambridge, MD
March 14 – York River Floating Folk Jam – Monthly jam with sea shanties, Irish and Scottish tunes, tavern music, etc.
March 17 – Eagle Festival at Blackwater NWR – Birds of prey programs featuring live eagles and other raptors, kid’s activities, kid’s bird box construction, eagle prowls, Wildlife Drive tours, wildlife exhibits, live… Cambridge, MD
March 20 - April 15 – National Cherry Blossom Festival – Since spring-like weather arrived early this year, the Cherry Blossom Festival has been rescheduled to begin five days earlier than originally planned. Events will… Washington DC
March 24 – Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning – Celebrate the coming of spring at this annual fundraiser event for the Annapolis Maritime Museum. The burning of socks is a tradition to mark… Annapolis, MD