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-November
(except major holiday weekends)

Coming Events
June 12, 2016
Family "Sundae" Sunday

June 21, 2016
Osprey Banding

June 22, 2016
Osprey Banding

July 10, 2016
Family "Sundae" Sunday

August 14, 2016
Family "Sundae" Sunday

October 16, 2016
Oyster Festival

January 14, 2017
Taste of the Yucatan

January 21, 2017
Taste of the Yucatan

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Welcome to the Captain Avery Museum and the 1859 home of Salem Avery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the life and livelihood of a Chesapeake Bay waterman in the late 19th century; the fishing club that owned the home for 60 years; and the exciting ways local history and the property are being preserved today.
1418 East West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, Maryland 20764
Gerry Robertson, Executive Director

Captain Avery Museum 2016
FAMILY
Captain Avery Museum
"SUNDAE" SUNDAYS
CAPTAIN AVERY MUSEUM

1:00 - 4:00 PM

June 12th
July 10th
August 14th

Large Sundae: $5

Small Sundae: $2.50

Relax and enjoy a sundae
with chocolate or caramel topping,
whipped cream, sliced almonds & a cherry
PLUS
Croquet, badminton, a variety of kids'
games on the lawn & art in the garden
Sundae Sunday
June 12,1-4:00
July 10,1-4:00
August 14,1-4:00

This summer tradition attracts "children" of all ages:

families playing croquet and other games on the lawn,

artists with easels in the raingarden,

couples dangling their toes in the water off our pier

and even folks napping in the shade.

Admission is FREE, sundaes are an extra cost

Osprey Banding Trips

Tuesday, June 21 at 5:00 pm SOLD OUT
OR
Wednesday, June 22 at 5:00 pm SOLD OUT

Both trips are now sold out, But click here for the waiting list

Join Greg Kearns, head biologist at Jug Bay Natural Area, for a hands-on experience..

READ ON: RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION

TASTE OF THE YUCATAN:
A Culinary Vacation
January 14-21, 2017 OR January 21-28, 2017

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.

READ ON: RESERVATIONS AND INFORMATION
You can make your final payment here,also.



Although many Choose It and Use It opportunities were purchased at the Oyster Festival, some options are still available. You can make your purchase online.
All items are donated so that the proceeds go directly to support the Museum:

Only ONE item left!

Click Here to Learn More and Make Your Selections

Legacy Gift Opportunities

"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have." Margaret Mead

Many philanthropic-minded folks include a bequest to organizations they hold dear. If you enjoy being a member of the Captain Avery family and would like to ensure our service for future generations, we would love to hear from you. To learn more about a planned "Legacy" gift to the Captain Avery Museum, just write Gerry Robertson at info@captainaverymuseum.org or call 410.867.4486.
The things we share, we keep.


Our Sponsors
We thank these companies who provide support to the
Captain Avery Museum.


Museum:Sundays, 1 - 4 pm from April through November, except major holiday weekends.
Library: Mondays, 12 - 3 pm, except major holiday weekends.
Outdoor Exhibits: every day, dawn to dusk
© 2016 Captain Avery Museum, Inc.            Webmaster: Steve Gauss           webmaster@captainaverymuseum.org