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Start the New Year off Right

Dec 30, 2013 04:26PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Jake Russell

It’s officially a brand new year destined for great things with a chance to experience new events in new locations.

Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolution of having more fun with any or all of these local events!

Envision your perfect wedding at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville for Bridal by the Bay. Meet with exclusive pastry chefs, decor experts, bridal Fashion designers, DJs and more to help make your vision come to life. Enjoy samples of the Beach Club’s culinary team’s exclusive 2014 menu. Visit or call 410-604-1933 for more info.

Looking to be a part of something big? Lend a helping hand with the Apprentice for a Day boatbuilding program as Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Jenn Kuhn helps construct a 17.5-foot lapstrake sailing skiff over the course of 17 weeks. You can sign up for all 17 weeks or pick and choose which part of the process you want to take part in. Visit or call 410-745-2916 for more details.

Jug Bay in Lothian will be hosting People with Pups Saturday at 10 a.m. This event is a free two-hour doggy hike led by a naturalist in the Glendening Preserve. Visit or call 410 741-9330 for more event info.

Think you missed your chance to take the family skating? No worries! Quiet Waters Park ice skating rink will be open all winter until late March. Skates, helmets and walkers are available on-site. There is also a nearby café on the upper level of the Visitor Center with Pit Boys sandwiches, wraps, hot and cold drinks. Call 410-222-1711 for more rink details.

Chestertown RiverArts will open its new exhibit "Electric Dreams: Brave, New, Bold" on Friday with a reception from 5-8 p.m. The exhibit will last through Saturday, Feb. 1st. Call 410-778-6300 or visit for more show information.