The Phillips Wharf Environmental Center (PWEC) offers you five good reasons to venture out on chilly winter evenings.
Once again, PWEC is sponsoring its Winter Weekend programs, a series of Saturday evening presentations and discussions. Admission is free, and all are welcome.
All five Winter Weekend programs will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Harrison’s Chesapeake House, at 21551 Chesapeake House Dr. Attendees are invited to come at 5 p.m. for dinner before the program begins.
Dr. Darrin Lowery, an archaeologist from the University of Delaware, kicked off the series with his Bay Artifacts Roadshow on Feb. 1. Lowery displayed and discuss numerous artifacts that he has collected over the years. He also examined artifacts collected by audience members and shared some of their history.
- On Feb. 15, Kirke Harper and Jack Harrald of Claiborne will discuss the Claiborne Resiliency Project.
- The blue crab is the lens through which Dr. Eric Schott of the University of Maryland will examine the Health of the Bay on March 8.
- Sewers are far from a sexy topic, but they are a vital component of the quality of life. Ray Clarke, Talbot County’s Director of Public Works, will discuss Sewer Planning for the Bay Hundred on March 22.
- The Winter Weekend series will wrap up on April 5, with a roundtable discussion of the Chesapeake Bay’s signature sailing fleet. Captain Buddy Harrison will moderate a panel discussion of SkipjackCaptains: Remembering How It Was.
For more information about any Winter Weekend program, call the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center at 410-886-9200. To make dinner reservations at Harrison’s Chesapeake House, call 410-886-2121.