By Loren Anne Barnett
TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND
Three Ways to Celebrate the Bay
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore celebrates
the Bay oyster at OysterFest every November.
Below (left to right): Front woman Julie Cymek of the Annapolis band Sweet Leda energizes the
crowd at the 2013 OysterFest. Courtney Groman holds her own at the OysterFest slurping contest.
Exhibit Specialist Eric Applegarth decorates the bowsprit of the skipjack Rosie Parks before she is
relaunched after three years of reconstruction.