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November 06, 1997|By Karin Remesch

Waterfowl cruise

Climb aboard the buyboat replica Mister Jim Saturday afternoon at the Chesapeake Maritime Museum in St. Michaels for a waterfowl cruise along the marshes of the Miles River. With the help of expert Jan Reese, visitors should be able to identify a variety of waterfowl, including Canada geese, canvasback ducks, scoots, mergansers, loons, shore birds and green and blue herons. Take field glasses; hot beverages will be provided.

A second cruise is scheduled for Nov. 15.

Weather permitting, the boat leaves the docks at the Maritime Museum on Mill Street at 1 p.m. and returns at 4 p.m. The cost is $20 for museum members and $25 for non-members. Advance reservation is required. Call 410-745-2916.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

For that unusual holiday gift, shop for contemporary craft art today through Sunday at the 21st annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The juried ware is offered by 195 craft artists who were selected from more than 1,500 applicants. Craft categories include basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearable fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.

The event, sponsored by the Women's Committee and Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has raised more than $4 million over the past 20 years.

Show hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The convention center is at 12th and Arch streets. Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for ages 12 and under. Call 215-684-7931.

Pub Date: 11/06/97

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