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

Coming Events
January 10, 2015
Yucatan Trip

January 14, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Death at the Lighthouse

January 21, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Air Force One

January 28, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Birds of a Feather (Birds of the Chesapeake)

February 4, 2015
Winter Luncheon
The Emma Giles

February 11, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation

February 18, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Nuclear Program, Racing for the Bomb

May 16, 2015
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage

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

Saturday January 10 - Yucatan Trip
Time: TBD Admission:
Reservation and deposit are required. Details are at Yucatan

Wednesday January 14 - Death at the Lighthouse
with John Reisinger, Author
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Wednesday January 21 - Air Force One
with LTC Calvin Ball, Chief Navigator, Active
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Wednesday January 28 - Birds of a Feather (Birds of the Chesapeake)
with Colin Rees, Author
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Wednesday February 4 - The Emma Giles
with John Colhoun, Historian
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Wednesday February 11 - Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation
with John Bacon, Chair
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

Wednesday February 18 - Nuclear Program, Racing for the Bomb
with Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Research Associate, NRDC
Time: 11:30 A.M. Admission: Members -

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. Jamesí Parrish, Lothian
  • Marshes Seat, Tracys Landing
  • Prout Tenant, Tracys Landing
  • Fairhaven Landing, Tracys Landing
  • Holly Hill, Friendship

Cost after January 30: $35 on day of the event or $30 for advance tickets