Events

Check our calendar for restoration events, special lectures, festivals, and more. And be sure to check out our signature events like Clean the Bay Day and Bands in the Sand.

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    Calendar

    Find upcoming restoration events, special lectures, festivals, and more.

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    Mike Busada

    Hold Your Event at CBF's Philip Merrill Center

    CBF's Merrill Center provides a magical waterfront setting for your next meeting or special event.

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    Bands in the Sand

    Join us in June for a fun-filled evening on the water's edge with great friends, amazing live music, cool drinks, and mouth-watering grilled food at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's annual Bands in the Sand event.

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    John Rodenhausen/CBF Staff

    Bay Discovery Trips

    From canoe trips to sailing on our historic skipjack, join us out on the water!

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    Kevin DuBois

    Clean the Bay Day

    Each year, on the first Saturday of June, thousands of Virginians simultaneously descend on the rivers, streams, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to remove harmful litter and debris. 29 years strong, Clean the Bay Day is a true Virginian tradition and an annual opportunity for families, military installations, businesses, clubs, civic or church groups to give back to local waterways.

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    Kate Cwiek, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

    DC on the Half Shell

    Join CBF in March for a unique experience featuring local Chesapeake Bay waterman and their oysters.

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    Maryland Rod & Reef Slam

    Celebrate the diverse fish populations of Maryland's oyster reefs.

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    Gilpin Brown

    Save the Bay Photo Contest

    Amateur and professional photographers, watch for CBF's annual photo contest in March.

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    B.J. Small/CBF Staff

    Veterans on the Susquehanna

    Join CBF and Heroes on the Water for a day of paddling, fishing, and celebrating our veterans and our beautiful Susquehanna River.

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    Virginia Rod & Reef Slam

    Celebrate the diverse fish populations of Virginia's oyster reefs.

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