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Fireside Open House on SULTANA

April 4 / 5:00-7:00pm / Onboard SULTANA at the Chestertown Marina

Join the crew of SULTANA as we light up the ship’s stove and enjoy wine, beer, and other refreshments in the schooner’s hold. This will be the only time in 2019 when we will light the ship’s stove with the public onboard. Dress casually and for the weather. Please note that access to SULTANA’s hold requires that you descend down a 8-foot companion way.

Lawrence Wetlands Preserve Tour

October 3 / 5:00-6:00pm / Meet at SEF’s Holt Education Center, 200 S. Cross St.

Be among the first to tour SEF’s new Lawrence Wetlands Preserve in Chestertown. Over the next several years, this 8.5-acre preserve will become an important part of SEF’s Chestertown Campus. Lawrence Preserve Manager John Mann will lead this 45-minute tour and tell you about SEF’s plans for the Preserve. Please be prepared for uneven, possibly wet ground.

Downrigging Fireworks

November 1 or 2 / 7:30pm / Onboard SULTANA at the Chestertown Marina

View the Downrigging Weekend fireworks show from the deck of SULTANA at the Chestertown Marina. The final date/time of this viewing has not been set, pending finalization of the Downrigging schedule. We are allowing members to reserve spots now with the understanding that details will be finalized later this spring.

SEF Holiday Party

December 11 / 5:00-7:00pm / SEF’s Holt Education Center, 200 S. Cross Street

Join us at the Holt Center for a holiday party just for SEF members and special friends. Havemeyer Hall will be decorated for the season, and SEF will provide refreshments and snacks for all. Help us celebrate another great year for Sultana and get a preview of what we have planned for 2020.

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