Walking with Washington Tours
These free guided tours of Old town Alexandria, Va., on Sunday afternoons take you through George Washington's life in Alexandria. Reservations recommended. Ramsay House Visitor Center, Alexandria, Va. Sundays, 2 p.m. 703-829-6640; www.washingtonbirthday.net.
February's Fawcett Boat Supplies seminars include learning ABYC standards, how to prep for Newport, a talk with Bay Pilot and author John Hamill, and family cruising. Annapolis. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. 410-267-8681; www.fawcettboat.com.
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Winter Luncheon Series
February's luncheon series topics include the historic passenger steamer Emma Giles, and an oyster cultivation project in Chesapeake Beach, Md. Reservations recommended. Captain Avery House, Shady Side, Md. 11:30 a.m. 410-266-8846; www.captainaverymuseum.org.
Winter Seminar Series
This month's Thursday night winter seminar series includes the D-Day soldiers trained on the Bay, the life of the modern Chesapeake waterman, and NASA satellite imagery. Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis. Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. 410-295-0104; www.amaritime.org.
Brave the beach during this annual winter plunge festival to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia. In addition to plunging, there will be entertainment, costume contests and plenty of children's activities. Virginia Beach, Va. 757-962-1575; www.polarplunge.com.
Windjammer Lecture: Nancy Robson
Author and CBM contributor Nancy Taylor Robson, author of Woman in the Wheelhouse will discuss her life as cook and then first mate aboard a tugboat. Severn School, Severna Park, Md. 8 p.m. www.windjammers-chesapeake.org.
Fishing and Boating Flea Market
From custom rods and tackle to used gear, boats and knife-sharpening, you'll find just about everything at the Pasadena Sportfishing Group's annual flea market. Earleigh Heights Fire Station, Pasadena, Md. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 410-439-3474; www.pasadenasportfishing.com.
Fisherman's Flea Market
Gear up for the spring season at this annual flea market, with new and used gear, tackle and more. Tri-State Marine, Deale, Md. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-261-5220; www.tristatemarine.com.
This full day of fishing seminars will feature local fishing pros covering topwater tactics, lure modifications, crankbaits and more. Advance registration suggested. Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Havre de Grace, Md. 10 a.m-4 p.m. 410-608-5170; www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org.
Northern Virginia residents can now get in on plunging fun, raising money for Special Olympics Virginia on the Potomac River. In addition to plunging, there will be entertainment, contests and prizes. Tim's Rivershore, Dumfries, Va. 703-359-4301; www.polarplunge.com.