Jan. 24-27: Progressive “Baltimore Boat Show.” Baltimore Convention Center. Seminars sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine include topics such as Cruising the ICW, Marine Diesel Maintenance, and fishing from Capt. Chris Dollar and Shawn Kimbro. Details: baltimoreboatshow.com.
Fisherman’s Flea Market
Jan. 26-27: Kent Island Fisherman's Club’s ninth annual Fisherman's Flea Market. Fishing, boating and crabbing gear. Accessories, crabbing supplies, charters, marine electronics, clothing. Admission is $3 (16 years and under free). Kent Island American Legion Post 278, 800 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Anglers Night Out
Jan. 29: Feature film is “Back Bay: Virginia’s Smallmouth with Lefty Kreh and Cory Routh.” Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m.; movie starts at 7 p.m. Boatyard Bar & Grill, 400 4th St., Annapolis.
March 14: Fly Anglers Fishing Club’s “Brew & Tie” will be at Kislings Tavern at 6:30 p.m.
Anglers Night Out
March 26: Feature film is “Tribute to Tuna.” Happy hour 5-7 p.m.; movie starts at 7 p.m. Boatyard Bar & Grill, 400 4th Street, Annapolis.
Decoys and more
Through March 31: Exhibit at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum at 213 N. Talbot St. in St. Michaels shares the stories of Kent County carvers and hunting clubs through a collection of decoys, oral histories, historic photographs and other artifacts.
Bay Bridge Boat Show
April 12-14: At Bay Bridge Marina, Stevensville. Features more than 400 powerboats up to 75 feet in length. The show includes fishing boats, center consoles, trawlers, express cruisers, pontoon boats, luxury cruisers, jet boats, ski boats and bowriders. A wide array of on-land exhibitors will have boating gear and equipment on display. A VIP Red Carpet Lounge will be available. New boaters can check out on-water training classes provided by the BoatUS Foundation. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/bay-bridge-boat-show/
April 25-28 and Oct. 7-10: In Annapolis with more than 50 classes. Curriculum is suitable for sailors and powerboaters. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/cruisers-university/
Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show
April 26-28: The show features new and brokered sailboats. Programs include Cruisers University and First Sail Workshop. There will be a VIP Red Carpet Lounge. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/annapolis-spring-sailboat-show/
First Sail Workshop
April 26-28, Oct. 10-14: Participants learn the basics of sailing in a 45-minute classroom session, immediately followed by 90 minutes on the water with American Sailing Association instructors on Beneteau First 22s provided by SailTime or Catalina 22 Sport’s provided by the Freedom Boat Club. Admission to the sailboat show is included. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/sailing-workshop/
United States Powerboat Show
Oct. 3-6: The 48th annual show will have more than 500 boats on display in downtown Annapolis. There will be on-land displays with boating equipment and gear, a VIP Red Carpet Lounge and educational programs through Cruisers University. Offerings include Brokerage Cove and a Demo Dock, where dealers and manufacturers demonstrate new-model powerboats, outboard engines and stabilizing systems. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-powerboat-show/
United States Sailboat Show
Oct. 10-14: The Annapolis show will celebrate its 50th anniversary. An extensive display of monohull and multihull sailboats will be showcased, along with the latest in boating gear, accessories and equipment. Offerings include Vacation Basin, the VIP Red Carpet Lounge, Cruisers University, Take the Wheel and First Sail Workshop. Details: annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/