First Free Friday takes place the first Friday of June, September and December in 2019. The museum is open and free to the public from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. during select months. There are always docents in every gallery, and frequently local performers will entertain. All performances are either free or on a donation basis, and are family friendly. Check the calendar for specific listings.
December 6: First Free Friday & the Solomons Christmas Walk.This month, First Free Friday coincides with the Christmas Walk. The museum will be open and free to the public from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. both Friday and Saturday. Enjoy musical entertainment, Santa, the Otter mascot, holiday crafts, and shopping in the Museum Store. Museum Members save 20% off in the Museum Store during the walk and all weekend!
In December, the Solomons Christmas Walk coincides with First Free Friday and the museum is open from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., both Friday and Saturday, the first full weekend in December. The Calvert Marine Museum invites you to enjoy the beauty of Solomons Island during this annual event, sponsored by the Solomons Business Association.