Maryland Dove in St. Clement's Island
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Maryland Dove in St. Clement's Island

Maryland Dove will visit St. Clement’s Island on Saturday, Oct. 5 & Sunday, Oct. 6, to take part in their annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Blessing of the Fleet commemorates the time-honored tradition of blessing the Southern Maryland watermen's fleet of boats.This celebratory family event, occurring for over 50 years, includes tours of St. Clements Island, Blackistone Lighthouse & St. Clement's Island Museum, live entertainment, free boat excursions, Southern Maryland food, local wine tastings, children’s activities, fireworks and more much. To learn more, visit visitstmarysmd.com/events/blessing-of-the-fleet.

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RiverFest at HSMC Dock
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

RiverFest at HSMC Dock

Maryland Dove will be dockside during the annual free RiverFest event from 10am–4pm Saturday, Sept. 28.

Sponsored by the St. Mary’s Watershed Association and Historic St. Mary’s City, guests will learn ways to protect and enjoy our waterways. Wade-In for Clean Water with Senator Bernie Fowler. Live music, environmental and children’s activities, kayaking, and more! To learn more, visit smrwa.org/riverfest.html.

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Maryland Dove returns to CBMM
Sep
13
to Sep 15

Maryland Dove returns to CBMM

Maryland Dove will return to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., Sept. 13–15 to take part in the Symposium on Building a New Maryland Dove.

With construction underway on the new Maryland Dove, staff members from Historic St. Mary’s City and CBMM will explore the history of the original Ark and Dove, and the research, design, and construction plan for the new build. The day’s events will include a morning talk, afternoon panel discussion, and dockside tours of the current Maryland Dove. To learn more, visit cbmm.org/dovesymposium.

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Maryland Dove at CBMM
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Maryland Dove at CBMM

Maryland Dove will arrive at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., on Friday, June 28, and can be seen out on the Miles River and dockside through Sunday, June 30.

Tours are free with CBMM admission, which is good for two days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $6 for children ages 6–17, and free for active military, CBMM members, and children aged 5 and under. For more information, visit cbmm.org or call 410-745-2916.

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BeerFest at HSMC Dock
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

BeerFest at HSMC Dock

Enjoy brew, food, artisans, and music during this annual museum fundraiser. Maryland Dove will be dockside and open for regular hours during the event, which runs from noon–6pm.

The day’s activities include music by local bands, the Van Sweringen’s Ordinary exhibit (one of the first taverns in the colony), and the ever popular beer and cider making demonstrations. Visitors can sample local cuisine, taste a variety of regional craft brews, and shop amongst local craft vendors. This is a fun, family friendly event and children under 15 are free. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in this beautiful setting, while supporting further education and research at the HSMC Museum. Chairs are welcome, but please no outside food, beverages or personal shade tents.

To learn more, visit stmaryscitybeerfest.org.

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