HAVRE DE GRACE DECOY MUSUEM EVENTS CALENDAR
Each year, the Decoy Museum hosts an exciting series of events that draw tens of thousands of collectors from across the nation. Attend an exhibit opening and lecture! Purchase a special decoy at the Decoy & Wildlife Art Festival, one of the most impressive wildfowl events on the East Coast! Meet your favorite carver at Volunteers and Carvers Appreciation Day! No matter what your particular interest, our calendar of events offers exciting opportunities to appreciate the unique folk art of decoy carving, enlarge your collection, and support the Decoy Museum!

For more information, call the Decoy Museum at (410) 939-3739.
DECOY MUSEUM EVENTS
 
10th ANNUAL VINTAGE HUNTING AND FISHING COLLECTIBLES SHOW
January 28, 2017

Event will be held at the Level Volunteer Fire Hall

Numerous vendors will be exhibiting and selling old decoys, oyster cans, guns, ammo boxes, fishing lures, and more.  Modest admission fee charged.

Call 410-734-6238 or 410-378-3528 for more information.

Proceeds benefit the HdG Decoy Museum and the Level Fire Company.


 
30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR THE HAVRE DE GRACE DECOY MUSEUM
January 28, 2017

This event will be held at The Decoy Museum on Saturday January 28, 2017

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Open House with Snacks and Refreshments Starts at 10:00AM
Cocktail Buffet & Social Hours Starts at 6:00PM
 
24th ANNUAL R. MADISON MITCHELL ENDOWMENT DINNER
March 10, 2017

R. Madison Mitchell Endowment Dinner will be held on Friday, March 10th. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. and Dinner at 7:00 p.m. at the Bayou Restaurant.

Please call 410-734-6238 for reservations.
 

36th ANNUAL HAVRE DE GRACE DECOY & WILDLIFE ART FESTIVAL
May 5, 6, 7, 2017

Decoy and Wildlife Art Festival May 5-7, 2017.  Friday: 6 – 9pm, Saturday: 9 – 5, Sunday: 10 – 4.  Over 100 artists exhibiting and selling their art work, food, and children’s activities, live and silent auctions, retriever demonstrations, carving competitions and lots more.  Show is located in the Havre de Grace Middle School, Recreation Center, and the Decoy Museum. 

Free shuttle buses are available to all show locations.

 
THE WARD FOUNDATION EDUCATIONAL SERIES

Call the Ward Foundation for a complete listing of this year’s seminars, classes and workshops, programs and exhibits. Call Salisbury University Education Department at (410) 742-4988 ext 110 or visit their web site at www.wardmuseum.org
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECOY MUSEUM'S CURRENT EXHIBITS

The new Jim Pierce display \ A homemade duplicating lathe for making miniature decoy bodies donated by “Pop” Sampson \ “Letters to Bob McGaw “from Joel B. Pusey \ A beautiful decorative Eastern Blue Bird carved by master carver Barb Wachter \ The magnificent Michael bequest: an extraordinary pair of “Daddy” Holly canvasbacks \ “Tools of the Market Gunner” exhibit featuring a number of punt and battery guns, on loan from the R. Madison Mitchell Endowment Trust \ Potomac Decoy Collector’s Association Exhibit \ An exhibit of Factory Decoys, donated by Dr. M. Kramer.
TOUR RESERVATIONS

Book your tours early. Talk to your children’s or grandchildren’s teachers now about signing up for educational programs and tours of the Decoy Museum. Harford County school system classes are free and we have several different tours to offer different age or grade levels. Programs for scouts and home schooled children are also available.
The Decoy Museum welcomes donations and consignments for each of our four annual auctions.

Carvers are encouraged to participate in the carving competitions associated with the Annual Decoy & Wildlife Art Festival. To obtain an entry form and a copy of the rules, contact our Coordinator of Special Events at (410) 939-3739.
 
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