Friday, April 28, 2017
Bay Day to be held on Tilghman Island Saturday, May 14th
A great day for families and friends of the Chesapeake Bay. Many free demonstrations, kids activities, live music and more! Bring the whole family!
BAY DAY is a free, festive family event at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s waterfront campus on Saturday, May 13th, 11 AM – 3 PM, on Tilghman Island, MD. BAY DAY will feature tons of fun and interactive things to see and do for kids of all ages. Get touch tank introductions to rescued creatures from bay and land, including friendly fish, crabs, turtles, horseshoe crabs and seahorses; build your recycled boat for the races; sing with puppets, talk to Coastie the Coast Guard robot boat and Shelly, the Oyster Recovery Partnership character; meet the raptors and rescues with Scales and Tales, and dive into Bay related kids crafts and games.
Artisans and craftspeople will show and sell their sea glass and other jewelry, Bay related photography and paintings, fine handcrafts and models. Also featured are numerous exhibits, experts and demonstrations on everything from rain gardens to native plants; oyster restoration; living shorelines and energy alternatives. Live music will play all day and food and ice cream will be available for purchase. This year, visitors can enjoy our universally accessible soft launch for canoes and kayaks along the Captain John Smith Trail and the Star Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, with ADA compliant parking as well as bike racks.
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is a volunteer, non profit organization that informs and inspires people to become good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay through hands -on education, our Fishmobile outreach program and our educational lecture series. For more information about our working waterfront and other educational programs see our events tab on Phillips Wharf Environmental Center's website here.