Calendar of Events

Monthly Lecture Series

2016 Speaker Meetings: usually held the 3rd Thurs. of the month, Sept. - April, 7pm at the Mathews Maritime Museum

Mon., Sept. 19, at MHS - "Journey on the Chesapeake" by Director/ Producer Dave Miller.
The Mathews Maritime Foundation is proudly presenting the world premiere of this film "Journey on the Chesapeake, the way back home"... exploring the history, culture, and cuisine of the Chesapeake. Come celebrate the opening night of Dave's newest film about the Chesapeake Bay we all love so well.
This showing is free and open to the public, but donations are welcome! Join us at 7 pm at the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School.

*Please note this special date and location.

Upcoming Events

Mathews Market Days, Maritime Yard Sale - 9-3 at the Mathews Maritime Museum, Fri. and Sat., Sept. 9 and 10. Nautical items and boats!

WWII EXHIBIT at the Museum - Exhibit officially opens on Friday, May 27, 2016, and runs Friday and Saturday through November.

Harborfest 2016 - June 9-12 at the waterfront in Norfolk, VA. More info

Movie, "ACTION In The NORTH ATLANTIC" May 20, 2016 -
The Mathews Film Society will show the movie "ACTION In The NORTH ATLANTIC" at 7pm, 3rd floor of Halcyon Building. Refreshments available.

Mathews Maritime Day - Bill Geroux Book Signing, May 22, 2016 -
Join us as Bill introduces his new book, The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-Boats, about the Hodges' family and the many others from Mathews who were in the Merchant Marines during WWII. The book will be released in April, and Bill will be with us on May 22nd, 4pm, at Mathews High School to sign books. Our quilt raffle's winning ticket will be announced during the program. Also, our WWII calendar will debut. There will be music and more. Join us for this old-fashioned patriotic assembly!

Ongoing - Quilt Raffle -
Maritime quilt, created by Bay Quilters, is currently on display at Chesapeake Bank in Mathews. Tickets are available there, and at the Mathews County Visitors Center, Mathews Memorial Library, Hair Creations, and online through our giftshop. $5 each or 3 for $10. Winning ticket announced during May 22 book-signing event. Need not be present to win.
Visit our quilt page to get the whole story.