FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: February 17, 2022
Contact: Bonnie Farmer, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
410-326-2042, ext. 8067 Email: Bonnie.Farmer@calvertcountymd.gov
MARCH EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM
SOLOMONS, MD – February 17, 2022 – As warmer weather and longer days summon spring, we invite you visit the museum this month. From music to otters we have activities and events everyone can enjoy! For a complete listing, visit us at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.
Thursdays, March 3 & 10 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, are invited to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 25-40 minutes. Sign up at the Admissions Desk when you arrive. This month's theme is Who Eats What?
Thursdays, March 17, 24 & 31 – Little Minnows 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
This program focuses on one of the museum’s three themes. Preschoolers ages 3 – 5, with an adult, are invited to join us for story time and a craft you can do on-site or take home, available while supplies last. Sessions are 25-40 minutes. Sign up at the Admissions Desk when you arrive. This month's theme is Food Chain.
Sunday, March 20 – CMM Members Save 20% in the Museum Store
Museum members enjoy a 20% discount in the Museum Store today and on the 20th of every month. Museum Store staff also offer private Zoom sessions for a unique, virtual shopping experience. Purchases can be shipped via USPS, Priority Mail, or held at the store for curbside pickup.
Friday, March 25 –Maritime Performance Series with Claude Bourbon 7p.m.
Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that takes blues, Spanish, and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories. Performance is in the museum’s Harms Gallery starting at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine for sale. Tickets are $20 online at bit.ly/MaritimeConcerts, and $25 at the door
Saturday, March 26 – OtterMania! 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Help us celebrate our favorite museum mammal – the North American river otter! Learn otterly terrific facts at learning stations throughout the museum and make an otter craft. Join our otter mascot at the Corbin Nature Pavilion to learn his favorite dance, “The Swim”. Don’t forget to visit Chumley, Calvert, and Chessie Grace along the way! All activities included with museum admission. Admission applies; members are FREE.
Wednesday, March 30 – Homeschool Day – Numbers Everywhere!
The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is partnering with Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (AMG) for Homeschool Day. Numbers are found everywhere. Come measure, graph, estimate and calculate through history and nature and enjoy a picnic lunch at either location. Homeschooled students are welcome to participate from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at AMG and noon. – 3 p.m. at CMM. Ideal for grades K – 5, but all ages can discover something new. Complete the activities at both sites to earn BINGO and turn it in at CMM for the chance to win a prize. Regular admission applies for both locations. Visit www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or www.annmariegarden.org for more information.
Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine 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, AAA and AARP members; $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.