Community Foundation of Southern Maryland
Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Art Show

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show
A celebration of the traditional arts of the Bay.

St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, MD
May 15 & May 16, 2015

Stash Your Trash Heron This year, we are celebrating out 9th Annual waterfowl arts show with a new name and new dates.  This event provides support for the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, allowing us to build more funds and provide more grants in the community. In addition, the event promotes the arts and heritage of our region.

The Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show showcases the arts and culture of the Chesapeake Bay region and will be jammed pack with decoys, wildlife and related artists, Buy, Sell and Swap tables for the collectors, outside retriever demos, duck calling contests, decoy auction and competition, and plenty of other activities.

To request a registration form or if you have questions about participating in this year's event, contact us at cbwaterfowlartsshow@gmail.com, or learn more about how to become a sponsor of the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show.

Decoys by Tommy Deagle

Cattails and Cocktails Reception and Auction
Friday, May 15, 6pm - 9pm
$75 per person
Tickets Must Be Purchased in Advance

  • Kickoff, Preview, Heavy hors d’oeuvres and Beverages
  • Shop for wildlife art, and other hand-crafted items; dust of your decoys for a free decoy appraisal and identification; barter at the Buy, Sell & Swap tables; bid on unique auction items and more!

Getting There: Directions to the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds and Local Accommodations

Photo by Wes Stone

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show
Saturday, May 16
Admission is $5.00 per person (12 & Under Free)

  • 8 a.m. Early Bird Decoy Auction
  • 10 a.m. Gates open – All day Show, Sale, Appraisals, Tastings and More!
  • 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Retriever Demos
  • 12:00 Noon Working Decoy Competition; Duck Calling Contest
  • Bluebird House Workshop - $5 All youth participants will be placed in a special drawing to win a prize offered by NWTF

Getting There: Directions to the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds and Local Accommodations

Purchase Tickets:

*The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland is a tax exempt 501 (c) (3) public charity. The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland will provide a written acknowledgement of your donation. Tax deductions will depend on the level of participation. It is recommended donors consult a tax advisor to determine the appropriate tax deduction.
Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 240-670-GIVE (4483).
Cattails and Cocktails Reception & Dinner:
      Friday, May 15, 6-9 pm
      $75 per person ($50 tax deductible)
Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show:
      Saturday, May 16
      10am-4pm
      $5 per person
      (12 & under free)
Build a Blue Bird Box
      Saturday, May 16
      $5 each

Become a Sponsor:

Download the Sponsorship Form or use the form below become a sponsor online. More information about the benefits of sponsorship.
 
Please Select Your Sponsorship Level:

Other:

If you would like to make a donation, purchase a vendor space, or pay for a table of 8 for dinner, please indicate in the space below and enter the appropriate amount.
 
Item: Cost:  

Getting There: Directions to the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds and Local Accommodations

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show Partners:

Decoy Magazine Potomac Decoy Collectors Association
Heck Rice/Yellow Dog Decoys
St. Mary's County Fair Association

Waterfowl Presenting Sponsors:

Chaney Enterprises, Potomac River Waterfowl Festival sponsor           Community Foundation of Southern Maryland
 

Blue Heron Sponsors:

Community Bank of Tri-County
Become a Sponsor of the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl Arts Show.

Photos from Past Waterfowl Arts Shows

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