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Posted on: May 27, 2015


May 27, 2015
For Immediate Release - Also include in community calendars


School’s almost out so put CMM is at the top of your list of fun things to do this summer! Programs and activities are planned for all members of the family. Visit the website at for a complete listing of events.

Friday, June 5 - First Free Friday
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The museum and Drum Point Lighthouse are open and free to the public with docents in each gallery. Enjoy music by GeeZers in the Harms Gallery starting at 6:00 p.m.; FREE 30-minute Tennison cruises.

Saturday, June 6 - Sunset Supper History Cruise
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dr. Ralph Eshelman, noted historian, will talk participants through time along the Patuxent River highlighting events that range from paleo-Indians to World War II. Light supper by Lotus Kitchen included. Cost is $60 per person. Preregistration required; call 410-326-2042 ext. 41. Seating is limited. (Only offered twice this summer and again on September 12!)

Tuesday, June 9 and Thursday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 17
Sea Squirts: Wet, Mucky Marsh Now offered twice 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The marsh is full of surprises. Come discover them! Free drop-in program for children 18-months to three years and their caregivers.

Saturday, June 20 - Fossil Field Experience
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come explore the fossils of Calvert Cliffs with a trained museum educator. For ages 8 and up. Cost is $20 and includes admission to the museum. Space is limited; preregistration required. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41.

Saturday, June 20 - Lighthouse Adventure Cruise: Northern Bay
Participants will see six lighthouses as they cruise aboard a private charter boat. The cost is $130; $120 for members. Registration required at least 5 business days in advance. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41.

Sunday, June 21 - Father’s Day Brunch Cruise
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Treat Dad to brunch on the water aboard the Wm. B. Tennison. Adults $25, children 12 and under $15. Preregistration required; call 410-326-2042, ext. 41 or email

Sunday, June 21 - Father’s Day Evening Cruise
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. A cruise on the Patuxent is the perfect ending to Dad’s special day. Heavy hors d’ oeuvres served aboard the Wm. B. Tennison. Preregistration required; call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 or email

Thursday, June 25 - Little Minnows
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Olly Oyster Although oysters don’t move, they help clean the water. Come learn just how helpful these animals can be. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Members are free; $5 for non-members.

Saturday, June 27 - Dee of St. Mary’s Public Sail
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.

Press Contact: Traci Cimini - 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 or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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