OHTMC Calendar - Spring 2003

Spring 2003

March

Mar 20
1:00 pm

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Md.

Presentation:  Nature Tourism - The Choptank & Tuckahoe Rivers Water Trail.

For more details call 410 745-2916 or visit http://www.cbmm.org/

Mar 28
7:00 pm

CarolineCounty Library, Denton, Md.

Presentation:  Opening of the JoppaSteamboat Wharf Facility West Denton.

For more details call the Caroline county Library in Denton, 410-479-1343


April

Apr 26

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

Ribbon Cutting - Replica Maryland Steamboat Company Terminal Facility- the Joppa Steamboat Wharf.  Check back for details, or call 410-241-8661.

Apr 26

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

History Month Exhibit Event- Steamboats and Wharves of the Choptank.  

Art Exhibit by Russ Orme. See original pen and ink artwork on oak depicting the riverfront in West Denton. Enlarged postcard images of the riverfront, sailcraft and steamers will also be unveiled as a permanent exhibit in the warehouse gallery.

Late April

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

Fishing Demonstration (Drift Nets)

View a commercial drift netting operation (for herring) from the wharves at theJoppa Steamboat Terminal.  Other wharf side attractions will include fish net exhibits and demonstration and stories of the local Choptank fisheries.  Check back for specific dates and times, or call 410-241-8661.

Late April

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

Grand Opening of Choptank River Outfitters.

Paddling demonstrations and rentals. Excursion packages available for paddling and biking tours.  Details to be available by early April.   Or call 410-241-8661.

Late April

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

April Paddling and/or Biking Excursion

This will be the first of a series of monthly excursions sponsored by the Maritime Center.  Check back for details, or call 410-241-8661.


May

Month long celebrations and events commemorating the 120th anniversary of the Maryland Steamboat Company's Denton Wharf Terminal Building.
Check back for details in early April, or call 410-241-8661.

May 2,
1:00 pm
and May 3

Easton, Md.

Presentation-The Wharves at Choptank Crossing- A Maryland NPP Tax Credit Project

May 2 at the Maryland Preservation Conference Easton, Maryland. May 3, Mobile Session - Tour and Presentation at the Joppa Steamboat Wharf Complex in West Denton, followed by tour of Denton Main Street District.

Conference information:  410 685-2886 ext 302, or visit http://www.preservemd.org/

May 10

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

Boat Building Class

Patrick Mertaugh, Choptank Boatworks. 
Call 410 673-2977 or email choptboat@lycos.com for details

May 10

OHTMC, West Denton, Md.

May Paddling / Biking Excursion

Check back for details, or call 410-241-8661.

May 17-18

West Denton, Md.

Museum Fundraiser

On the Joppa Wharf including Cambridge Lady Cruises. Check back for details.

May 18

Choptank River, Cambridge to West Denton, Md.

Cruise to Denton on the Cambridge Lady from Cambridge Hyatt (Private Group Tour).

May 19

Upper Choptank River, Md.

Cruises of the upper Choptank from the Joppa Wharf.  For more info visit www.cambridgelady.com

May 23

Choptank River, Cambridge to West Denton, Md.

Cruise to Denton on the Cambridge Lady from Cambridge Hyatt (Private Group Tour).

May 24

Upper Choptank River, Md.

Cruises of the upper Choptank from the Joppa Wharf.  For more info visit www.cambridgelady.com

May 31

Joppa Wharf, West Denton, Md.

Caroline County Historical Society- Presentation by JOK Walsh: "Down by the Riverside"

At Joppa Steamboat Wharf, 10219 River Landing Road West Denton.  For info contact Caroline Historical Society at 410 479-4188.