On Friday, May 24, the schooner Thomas E. Lannon will sail into Duxbury Bay for the 16th Annual Opening of the Bay Celebration, DBMS’s biggest event and fundraiser of the year. Join the fun on Friday evening from 6:30-11:30 for the Dockside Reception. This gala event will feature live music from the Williams Reunion Jazz Band followed by Dale and the Duds for dancing under the stars, an Island Creek Oysters raw bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres by the Silent Chef, Silent Auction and cash bar. Advance tickets are available online here or by mail with this order form. We will have LIMITED tickets available at the door for $55 per person.
Family Day on Saturday, May 25, from 11:00-3:00 will feature tours of the schooner Thomas E. Lannon, great entertainment thoughout the day, food, vendors, a dunk tank, two bouncy houses, kids’ games and activities, tug rides on Mini Tug Toot Toot, tours of the oyster hatchery and more! Admission is free and tickets can be purchased for food, ship tours and children’s activities and raffles.
We’d love to welcome you into the army of volunteers that make Opening of the Bay possible. Click here to see available jobs and sign up! Promote your business at Opening of the Bay! Sponsorship levels to fit every budget are still available. Click here for more information.