Captain Avery Museum
Captain Avery Museum
FOUNDED BY THE SHADY SIDE RURAL HERITAGE SOCIETY IN 1984

Calendar of Events
2013 WINTER LUNCHEON SERIES

The Winter Luncheon Series will begin January 16 and will continue on Wednesdays until February 20.

In the event of inclement weather, the luncheon will be cancelled if the Anne Arundel County Schools announce the schools closure for the day. If school openings are only delayed, the luncheon will be held at the regularly scheduled time.
2009 Calendar of Events

Reservations are required for all events, except where noted: 410-867-4486

2015


Saturday March 21 - Maryland Day - Greet the Osprey
Time: 1-3 Admission: FREE
Deadline for reservations is reservations are required. Call the museum at 410-867-4486
Greet the Osprey with Greg Kearns as he gives a PowerPoint presentation with a Q & A.

Captain Avery Museum celebrates Maryland Day as the host of eco-Rock Star Greg Kearns, head biologist at Jug Bay Natural area. “Greet the Osprey” with Greg as he gives a PowerPoint presentation with a Q & A. A nationally renowned wetlands and wildlife expert, Greg has wowed many audiences with is fascinating discussions about this magnificent marine raptor that you see all the time and wish you knew more about.
Also view our new exhibit, emergent, which will be formally opening the following day.

Sunday March 22 - Maryland Day - emergent
Time: 1-4 Admission: FREE
emergent is the Captain Avery Museum’s first exhibition of the 2015 season.

Captain Avery Museum is celebrating Maryland’s past and present by opening our historic waterman’s and gallery space to the students and teachers of Southern High School. Taste dishes prepared from historic Maryland recipes, enjoy music, and explore our historic home and contemporary gallery.

Saturday May 16 - Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
Time: 10-5 Admission:
11 Historic Sites
Most are private homes not typically open to the public

  • Captain Avery Museum, Shady Side
  • Norman's Retreat, West River
  • Dodon Winery, Davidsonville
  • Oakwood, Harwood
  • Christ Church, Owensville
  • Burrages End, Lothian
  • St. James’ Parrish, Lothian
  • Marshes Seat, Tracys Landing
  • Prout Tenant, Tracys Landing
  • Fairhaven Landing, Tracys Landing
  • Holly Hill, Friendship

To order tickets, go here.


Wednesday June 17 - Osprey Banding
Time: 4:00 PM Admission: Members -
The trip will take place at Patuxent River Park, Upper Marlboro, MD.

For details, go here.


Friday June 19 - Osprey Banding
Time: 4:00 PM Admission: Members -
The trip will take place at Patuxent River Park, Upper Marlboro, MD.

For details, go here.


Events of Next Year: 2016

Saturday January 23 - Taste of the Yucatan

Time: TBD Admission:
Reservation and deposit are required by November 30, 2015. Details are at Yucatan