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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

Earlier Event: September 28
RiverFest at HSMC Dock
Later Event: October 19
Lost City and Haunted Ship at HSMC Dock