Day 281: Solomons Maritime Festival

The 8th annual Solomons Maritime Festival will be this Saturday, May 4th, from 10am-5pm at the Calvert Marine Museum!

The event includes The Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show which features exhibits from over 30 collectors of antique and classic boats, and vintage marine outboard and inboard engines.

You will also be able to taste traditional foods, learn how to pick crabs and shuck oysters like pros, enjoy local gospel and old time music, hear world class water fowl calling, see Chesapeake Bay retriever in action, watch model boats skim the waters of the boat basin, and talk with traditional crafts people as they demonstrate their skills.

For kids there will be traditional games, races, toy boat building and more. There will also be FREE 30 minute rides on the Tennison!

This is a great event for you and your family to learn more about Southern Maryland traditions!

For more information visit the Calvert Marine Museum.

 

(Photo courtesy of jjagner via Flickr cc.)

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