U.S. Sailboat Show

Through Monday: The nation's oldest and largest in-water boat show will be held on the Annapolis waterfront. Includes seminars, interactive workshops and boat demonstrations. Information:


Wet fly-tying

Wednesday: Dave Allbaugh, a professional licensed guide, wet fly-tier and owner of Wet Fly Waterguides, will speak at a meeting of Maryland Trout Unlimited from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Towson Presbyterian Church. Public welcome. Information:

Boating safety

Nov. 7: The U.S. Coast Guard will give a one-hour presentation on boating safety as part of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. At Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road, Annapolis. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Hunter sight-ins

November: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host rifle and shotgun hunter sight-ins on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney on Nov. 9, 16 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Nov. 17 and 24 from noon to 3 p.m. Information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.

Hurd 5K Run

Nov. 9: The Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. On-site race registration takes place in the Susquehanna Center auxiliary gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Information: go to or call 443-412-2449.

Decoy exhibit

Through Nov. 3: "Crisfield Carvings — Bird Hunting on Broad Waters" will be on display daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Waterfowling Building at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum at Navy Point in St. Michaels. Free with museum admission ($13 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children age 6-17, free for CBMM members and children 5 and younger). Information: 410-745-2916 or

Striped bass tourney

Nov. 23-24: The 21st annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic, the bay's largest fall striped bass tournament, is open to recreational anglers, professional fishermen and charter boat captains. The base fee is $175. The 2012 payout was $90,000. Information:

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