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

Sunday August 3 - Sundae Sunday
Time: 1:30-3:30 Admission: Members - ; Non-member-
Deadline for reservations is August 1, 2014
Gather on the waterfront lawn at the Captain Avery Museum or sit inside the screened porch and enjoy a lazy Summer Sunday with a sundae in hand before school begins. Body: We will have an old-fashioned turn-crank ice cream maker on hand to demonstrate to kids how ice cream used to be made "in the good old fashioned days." A variety of kids' games will be on hand for entertainment.

For all details and registration information go here


Tuesday August 12 - Stratford Hall – Home of the Lees Stratford, VA AND The Hague Winery
      At Hague, VA
Time: See details below Admission: Members - ; Non-member-
Deadline for reservations is July 7, 2014
Price (includes transportation, admission, lunch, all taxes and gratuities.

Take a guided tour of the 18th century great house, see the museum exhibits in the Visitor Center, walk through the restored gardens. Then visit The Hague Winery. Once there we will be eating a box lunch under the outdoor pergola in view of the vineyard and then visiting the tasting room. For all details and registration information go here

Tuesday September 9 - Longwood Gardens
      At Kennett Square, PA
Time: See details below Admission: Members - ; Non-member-
Deadline for reservations is September 9, 2014
Price (includes transportation, admission, lunch, all taxes and gratuities.

Experience the world of Longwood Gardens...a place to see dazzling displays that elevate the art of horticulture. Longwood Gardens is one of the world’s great gardens. For all details and registration information go here

Tuesday October 7 - George Washington’s Mount Vernon
      At Mount Vernon, VA
Time: See details below Admission: Members - ; Non-member-
Deadline for reservations is September 2, 2014
Price (includes transportation, admission, lunch, all taxes and gratuities.

Enjoy an educational and entertaining visit to George Washington’s Mount Vernon. For all details and registration information go here

Sunday October 19 - Oyster Festival
Time: 12:30 - 5:00 PM Admission: Members -
Food, crafts, music, demonstrations, kids activities - all on the Captain Avery Museum waterfront. For all details go here

Saturday December 13 - Cirque de la Symphonie
      At at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
Time: See details below Admission: Members -
This excursion will onlly be offered if there is enough interst. See the form below to indicate that you are interested.

For all details and to register your interest go here

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