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Posted on: April 22, 2015

[ARCHIVED] MAY EVENTS

CMM-PR-15-23
April 22, 2015
For Immediate Release - Also include in community calendars


MAY EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM


Saturday, May 2 - Solomons Maritime Festival
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FREE! Come and celebrate Southern Maryland traditions! This event offers something for every member of your family. Enjoy the Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show, carving, traditional music, home crafts and cooking demonstrations, toy boat building, Chesapeake Bay retriever demonstrations and boat rides for all.

Tuesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 14 – Sea Squirts
Ship Shape. Now offered twice: 10:00 a.m. and 11 a.m. On boats there are triangle sails, circle shaped windows, and rectangle doors to go below. What other shapes can we find? Free drop-in program for children 18-months to three years and their caregivers.

Saturday, May 9 - Fossil Field Experience:
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come explore the fossils of Calvert Cliffs. Space is limited. Preregistration required. Fee is $20 per person. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41 to register.

Sunday, May 10 – Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. What a better way to say ‘You’re Special’ than a relaxing cruise and brunch aboard the historic Wm. B. Tennison. Preregistration required. Adults $25, children 12 and under $15. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41 to register.

Sunday, May 10 – Mother’s Day Evening Cruise
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. A perfect ending to Mom’s special day. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served aboard the historic Wm. B. Tennison. Preregistration required. Adults $25, children 12 and under $15. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41 to register.

Saturday, May 16 – Bugeye Ball
7:00 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dining, dancing, and gaming at the Calvert Marine Museum’s Annual Bugeye Ball. Museum is closed. No Wm. B. Tennison cruises scheduled.

Sunday, May 17
No Wm. B. Tennison cruises scheduled.

Monday, May 18 – International Museum Day
Celebrating museums all over the world - The Calvert Marine Museum is open and free to the public from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 20 - Sea Squirts
Ship Shape. Now offered twice: 10:00 a.m. and 11 a.m. On boats there are triangle sails, circle shaped windows, and rectangle doors to go below. What other shapes can we find? Free drop-in program for children 18-months to three years and their caregivers.

Saturday, May 23 - Heart Concert
6:00 p.m. – Gates Open. The Waterside Music Series presents Heart live in concert. Tickets are $44 and $54 (additional fees apply). Buy tickets now at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com, call 1-800-787-9454, or stop by Prince Frederick Ford/Jeep/Dodge. The museum closes at 3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 26 – Citizen Scientist Symposium
Presented by the CMM Fossil Club and the FOSSIL project. Join us for public lectures on Monday, May 25 at 10:00 a.m. by Rob Weems; 11:00 a.m. by Dave Bohaska. Stephen Godfrey and John Nance will present on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 a.m. and Bruce McFadden will speak at 11:00 a.m. Visit www.bit.ly//CMMFossilClub for complete details.

Thursday, May 28 - Little Minnows
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Big Boats, Little Boats, Boats of All Sizes - Learn how boats work by doing hands-on experiments and hearing stories. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Members are free; $5 for non-members.

Saturday, May 30 - Pirate Pizza Cruise
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dress like a pirate and eat pizza on board the Tennison. Arggggggh. Be careful not to walk the plank! Preregistration required. $15 per person. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41 to register.

Saturday, May 30 - Dee of St. Mary’s Public Cruise
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sail aboard the skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s leaving from the museum dock. Fee is $25 for ages 13 and up, $15 for children 8 – 12. No children under 8 please. Preregistration required, call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to register.

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Press Contact: Traci Cimini - ciminita@co.cal.md.us or call 410-326-2042, ext. 62

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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