From Florida to Maine, Parrotheads unite in Annapolis! The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces the 7th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash on Saturday, September 17. Title sponsor Boatyard Bar & Grill is partnering with the Museum again this year and will be bringing in former Coral Reefer steel guitar great, Doyle Grisham, along with the John Frinzi Band from Florida, Jim Morris and James “Sunny Jim” White for an evening full of great music on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
“Over the past six years, the Boatyard Bar & Grill along with other sponsors have raised more than $200,000 to help support the Museum’s educational programs. This past year alone, we hosted more than 1,800 local students in our education programs and look forward to increasing that number this year, thanks to those who will attend this annual fundraiser.” said Museum Director Jeff Holland. “We are humbled by the support the community has shown us.”
Tickets, priced at $60 per person, include a grilled buffet dinner provided by the Boatyard Bar & Grill and are on sale now at www.amaritime.org. There is also a special “VIP Package (Very Important Parrotheads) ticket package available which includes the pre-party to meet and greet the band, open bar and elaborate hors’d oeurves.
Corporate sponsorships are available by calling the Museum at 410-295-0104. Current sponsors include Port Annapolis Marina, BB&T, Bank of America, Hamel Builders, Constellation Energy, Hargrove, Inc., Jaguar/Land Rover Annapolis, Brian Bays Insurance, Maryland Glass & Mirror, Whiting-Turner, Annapolis Developers, the George S. Rich Foundation, Learning Systems International and a.i. Solutions.
See the Museum website for directions and parking. Free parking and eCruisers shuttles will run continuously from nearby designated lots. It’s also accessible by water taxi. Museum members can also come by boat and tie up at the McNasby piers.
About the Annapolis Maritime Museum
The Annapolis Maritime Museum is a 501(C) (3) non-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving and commemorating the maritime heritage of Annapolis and the neighboring waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Located on Back Creek right around the corner from City Dock and designated an official Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Water Trails site by the National Park Service, the Museum is working to provide the vital connection for residents and visitors—both children and adults—to the Chesapeake Bay’s natural environment and culture through a variety of educational and public programs and exhibitions. For more information: www.amaritime.org or 410-295-0104.