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Posted on: December 28, 2016



P.O. Box 97 - 14200 Solomons Island Road

Solomons, MD 20688

Traci Cimini - 410-326-2042 x62


December 27, 2016

For Immediate Release - Also include in community calendars


Happy New Year from the staff and volunteers at the Calvert Marine Museum. We hope that visiting the museum is in your plans for things to do in 2017! For a complete listing of activities and programs, visit the website at

Sunday, January 1

Happy New Year! The Museum and Museum Store are closed today.


Tuesday, January 10 – Sea Squirts

Thursday, January 12 – Sea Squirts

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wacky Weather! Free drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.


Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15 – CMM: UNPLUGGED!

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Leave your electronics in the car and reconnect with family and friends. Learn some of the personal connections that our curators, volunteers, and staff have with our exhibits that have never been shared. FREE with museum admission.

Challenge your family and friends to a game of checkers, jacks, or other classic games that don’t require batteries or an internet connection. CMM: UNPLUGGED! promises a weekend of rediscovering the art of conversation, imagination, and communication. The Museum Store is full of books, kits, and activities guaranteed to keep the conversation going, and will have sample activities to try before purchasing.


Monday, January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. we will be discussing life in Calvert County during desegregation. Join us for African American highlight tours at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. FREE with museum admission. Ongoing throughout the day, visitors are invited to write down their own dreams and add them to the Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” board.


Wednesday, January 18 – Sea Squirts

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wacky Weather! Free drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.


Thursday, January 26 – Little Minnows

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Sense-Sational! Five Senses: For children ages 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers. Fee is $5, CMM members are FREE.


Friday, January 27 – Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio with Rachel Eddy

7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. The Maritime Performance Series presents Ken and Brad Kolodner Trio with Rachel Eddy. Enjoy driving, innovative, and unique interpretations of traditional and original fiddle tunes and songs. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine available for sale. Tickets are $15 online; $20 at the door and available at

Saturday, January 28 – Build a Toy Boat

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Make your own toy boat in the Maritime History Hall with sessions starting on the half hour. $2 donation requested with museum admission.



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 or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

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