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

Sundays 1-4:00 PM
April 1-November 30
(except major holiday weekends)

Coming Events
December 4, 2016
Children's Holiday Open House

December 11, 2016
partners in Care

January 14, 2017
Taste of the Yucatan

January 18, 2017
Winter Luncheon
17th Century Ships

January 21, 2017
Taste of the Yucatan

January 25, 2017
Winter Luncheon
Wild Women of Maryland

February 1, 2017
Winter Luncheon
ELF - America's oldest active racing yacht

February 8, 2017
Winter Luncheon
What did early colonists eat?

February 15, 2017
Winter Luncheon
Archaeology of the Belvoir Plantation Slave Quarter

February 22, 2017
Winter Luncheon
Voyage To A Thousand Cares and USS Constellation

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

2016


Sunday December 4 - Children's Holiday Open House
Time: 1 PM to 3 PM Admission: FREE
Welcome in the season with holiday goodies, hot cider, hot chocolate, holiday crafts and fun! Santa might be making a special visit from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

There is also a very special reading of "The Night Before Christmas" by Avery descendant and Lothian Elementary Principal Melissa Brown which is a big hit every year.

Sunday December 11 - partners in Care
Time: 1:30 PM Admission: FREE
Learn about Partners In Care (PIC), a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower older adults to remain independent in their homes and active in their communities.

Linda Dennis, Anne Arundel County Site Coordinator for PIC, will speak about the many ways people can become involved in a unique culture of service exchange that enables participants to contribute to the well-being of their neighbors and themselves.
In return for their time, members receive credit towards services they might need in the future.
Those in need of services, interested in volunteering, or curious about the mission to create communities of support for older adults are encouraged to attend.

Events of Next Year: 2017

Saturday January 14 - Taste of the Yucatan

Time: noneAdmission:
Spend a week in Mexico at a luxurious, magnificently restored 17th century hacienda. Guided tours are interspersed with Mayan cooking classes and/or lounging in a hammock.

This event is sold out. If you have made a deposit, you can make your final payment here


Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday January 18 - 17th Century Ships

with Andy Shaw, shipwright
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -
17th Century Ships in a World Gone Modern

Events of Next Year: 2017

Saturday January 21 - Taste of the Yucatan

Time: noneAdmission:
Spend a week in Mexico at a luxurious, magnificently restored 17th century hacienda. Guided tours are interspersed with Mayan cooking classes and/or lounging in a hammock.

This event is sold out. If you have made a deposit, you can make your final payment here


Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday January 25 - Wild Women of Maryland

with Lauren Silberman, author
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -
Wild Women of Maryland: Grit and Gumption in the Free State

Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday February 1 - ELF - America's oldest active racing yacht

with Capt. Rick Carrion, President, Classic Yacht Restoration Guild
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -
ELF - America's oldest active racing yacht - Then and Now

Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday February 8 - What did early colonists eat?

with Dory Gean Cunningham, Colonial Foods Historian
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -
What did early colonists in the Chesapeake region eat and where did they get their food?

Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday February 15 - Archaeology of the Belvoir Plantation Slave Quarter

with Julie Schablitsky, PhD, Chief Archaeologist,
Department of Transportation, Maryland State Highway Administration

Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Events of Next Year: 2017

Wednesday February 22 - Voyage To A Thousand Cares and USS Constellation

with C. Herbert Gulliland PhD, author
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -
Voyage To A Thousand Cares: Masterís Mate Lawrence with the African Squadron, 1844-1846 and USS Constellation on the Dismal Coast: Willie Leonard's Journal 1859-1861