Duxbury Maritime School (DBMS) Opening of The Bay Take Home Gala!

A Fundraiser to Support DBMS Outreach Programs

By Kate Bray, Publisher, South Shore Macaroni Kid May 23, 2021

DBMS is bringing the Bay to you through their virtual Opening of the Bay Take Home Gala on Thursday May 27th at 7pm! They have partnered with fantastic South Shore restaurants and businesses to bring you a Take Home goody bag filled with discounts, merchandise, and treats!

Photo Credit: Duxbury Maritime School

For 24 years, the annual "Opening of the Bay" has served as a ceremonial kick off to summer, as well as the fundraiser to generate the support necessary to run DBMS Outreach programs. This year, DBMS is making a big push to serve the communities that missed out last summer due to COVID-19. The programs that serve these effected communities include ACCESSAIL, Veterans Days on the Bay and Maritime Adventures. 


  • A Free Dozen Oysters at the ICO Raw Bar*
  • Wine pairing recommendation from ICO President, Chris Sherman
  • 15% off Snug Harbor Fish Co.
  • 10% off Snug Wine Co.
  • 10% off Peel Pizza Co.
  • 10% off Consider the Lilies
  • 25% off your favorite Duxbury salt*
  • 2-Pack DBMS Cookies by The Chef's Table
  • DBMS Re-usable Tote
  • DBMS Wrist Lanyard
  • Bringing the Bay to You Spotify Playlist

*Coupon cards included in your DBMS Re-usable Tote - Contactless Pickup at DBMS Starting May 26th

In ADDITION, by purchasing tickets to the virtual Take Home Gala you will have early access to buy tickets for the end-of-summer IN-PERSON cocktail party, Celebration of the Bay! This engagement will take place on Saturday, August 21st from 6-10pm. More details will be shared during the Take Home Gala as well through the DBMS Newsletter.

Learn more and buy tickets here -

Your kids can be a part of the celebration too! Kids are invited to submit a picture or painting of their favorite activity to do on the bay to with the subject "DBMS Drawing Contest 2021". The winner will be announced at the end of the virtual gala and receive DBMS apparel as well as a feature on the DBMS website!