Events and Group Activities!
Cumberland County Eagle Festival-
Saturday, 2/3 10am-4pm at the Bayshore Center. Viewing Station as part of the Eagle Festival on the floating dock, kids craft, and the cafe will be open!
SOUPer Fest Fundraiser-
Saturday, 2/10 12pm-4pm at the Bayshore Center.
Exciting news! SOUPer Fest is just around the corner. Our 2024 SOUPer Fest will be held Feb 10 from 12 – 4 pm.
Enter YOUR favorite homemade soup for a chance to win our People’s Choice Award. Winner receives 4 tickets to sail on AJ Meerwald during the 2024 season. SOUPer Fest will be held February 10, 12 – 4 pm at The Bayshore Center. Click here to enter. Call Teri, 856-785-2060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Come on out to The Bayshore Center and enjoy some warming soup! Tickets are $10 to try all of the soups and vote for your favorite! AJ’s Pub will be open and selections will be available from The Oyster Cracker Café. Also enjoy a free, self-guided tour of the Delaware Bay Museum. Join us for this popular fundraiser.
Viewing of Schooners on the Bay & On the Shellpile
Saturday 3/2 12pm-2pm the Delaware Bay Museum features a showing of both documentaries plus a meet and greet with a few of those chronicled in the films.
Volunteer Educator Training
Wednesday 3/6 1-3pm join us for interactive training for BCB volunteers interested in teaching youth for field trips on land and aboard AJ Meerwald.
Speakeasy Luncheon Fundraiser
Saturday 3/23 12-3pm at the Charlesworth in Fortescue
Join us for our Spring fundraiser for The Bayshore Center at Bivalve at the beautiful Charlesworth Hotel and Restuarant, Enjoy a spectacular view of the Delaware Bay, some fabulous food, and great music! Our theme for this event is the 1920’s. Feel free to dress in period costume if you would like.
The meal will be prepared by the excellent Charlesworth chefs and be presented as a buffet.
Period music will be provided by “Musically Yours” a jazz group led by Joe Akinskas.
Try your luck with 50/50 tickets and get your cards for a chance at winning some exciting raffle baskets!
Tickets available Here
Second Friday – 4/12 5 pm – 8:30 pm
Speaker: Emmy Casper, Wildlife Biologist with Conserve Wildlife Foundation, on field work performed on the oystercatcher.
Delaware Bay Museum Features “Storytelling Session:
A.J. Meerwald Restoration Memories, 1988-1995.” Saturday 4/13 from 12 – 2 pm Join Meghan Wren, John & Rona Gandy, Michael Chiarappa and friends for a walk down memory lane as we kickoff the 2024 sailing season.
Museum Club –
Wednesday, 4/17 from 9:30 am –
12:30 pm. Work with the Museum Curator to review the museum collection in storage in Middle Township (Cape May County). Great way to see artifacts not on display! Bring $$ for lunch at Marge’s Diner.
Bayshore Center Earth Day Cleanup –
Saturday April 20th from 10-12. Help cleanup the wetlands around the Bayshore Center. Post Clean-up gathering at BCB.
AJM 2024 Crew & Volunteer Training –
Wednesday 4/24 from 1pm – 3pm. Come down and learn some basic seamanship skills aboard AJ Meerwald as we prepare for the 2024 sailing season. Topics include: tides, winds, line coiling, dock lines, navigation, deck wash and more.
Second Friday –
5/10 5 – 8:30pm Speaker: Author Deborah Boerner Ein
will present her work Mary Treat: a Biography, a groundbreaking scientist
from Vineland who discovered new flora & fauna and had species of ants
named in her honor.
Museum Club –
Wednesday, 5/15 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Work with
the Museum Curator to review the museum collection in storage in Middle
Township (Cape May County). Great way to see artifacts not on display!
Bring $$ for lunch at Marge’s Diner.
Adult Day Excursions available through the season- check back for more info for the 2024 season
Bring a group for a tour and lunch on the docks! Learn more