Late summer and fall boast some of the most enjoyable weather and engaging activities that the Chesapeake Bay has to offer. In this article, we’re sharing some of our favorites!
Charity Boat Auction- August 31st, 8AM-5PM Located at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Labor Day Weekend, more than 70 donated boats and watercrafts ranging from luxury boats to dinghies, auctioned off to the highest bidder. Fun for the whole family! Come see us at the red TowBoatUS tent! www.CBMM.org
Shaw Bay Raft Up-September 7th, 4-6:30pm Boating & Concert in Shaw Bay off of the Wye River, featuring the Eastport Oyster Boys! Bring your dinghy, paddleboard, kayak, sailboat or boat and join the floating concert! www.ShoreRivers.org
Tour the Shore Kayak Series, Sept.12th, 10AM-1PM Join the Sassafras Riverkeeper for a paddle on Turners Creek. www.ShoreRivers.org
International Coastal Clean-Up Day- September 21st 8AM In partnership with Kent Island Beach Cleanups and volunteer organizations, come help pick up trash and debris at the Old Love Point Park. www.KentIslandBeachCleanups.com
Ironman, September 28th, All Day A huge event on land and water in Cambridge, Md. www.ironman.com
Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVI, Oct. 4-5th Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, hand crafted small boats. www.CBMM.org
OysterFest, October 26th One of the largest events at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, attracting seafood lovers, locals and boating enthusiast. Who doesn’t love a good oyster? www.CBMM.org