Three Centuries of Chesapeake Bay History

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The Captain Avery Museum celebrating 35 Years

In the 19th Century...

The people who made their living on the water.

In the 20th Century...

Opportunities for recreation on the Bay.

In the 21st Century...

We can all work to preserve the Chesapeake Bay.

Our Mission

The mission of Captain Avery Museum is to celebrate the diversity of our community and engage it in activities that explore connections to the Chesapeake Bay through the prism of our historic home and waterfront property. 

What we do.

Events are how the Captain Avery Museum provides an important service to the 

community. We appreciate the support of our Captain Avery Museum sponsors, partners, grantors and collaborators

How we do it.

The generosity of our members and volunteers make all this possible at the Captain Avery Museum. Events, programs and fundraisers are all done with community support. This is how we fulfill our mission.

About Us

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How We're Helping

Captain Avery Museum hosts cultural events such as music, painting and presentations by local authors and local museums. 

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Get Involved

You can be involved in our local efforts. Take a painting class, attend a musical performance or a lecture. Opportunities abound!

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Thank You

We could not exist without our army of happy volunteers.

Help out at an event, in the office, or in the garden!

Events coming up Next!

Friday 6-8 November 15

Twilight Open House

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Greenstreet Gardens on Route 258 in Lothian

Event Details

Friday 6-8 November 15

Twilight Open House

Come support us and enjoy the sights and tastes of the Holidays! Sample local food, wine, beer and spirits from a wide array of restaurants and caterers!  This is a fundraiser for Captain Avery Museum! $25 at the door.

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Greenstreet Gardens on Route 258 in Lothian

Saturday or Sunday from 1-3:30 December 14 December 15

Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Shady Side Community Center 1431 Snug Harbor Road, Shady Side.

Event Details

Saturday or Sunday from 1-3:30 December 14 December 15

Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy

 Join us for this exciting holiday classic story of The Nutcracker. The performance itself is about a half-hour and our guests enjoy being served ‘tea’ and then, expect a visit from Santa! While the Captain Avery Museum is undergoing renovations – this year the Performance will be at the Shady Side Community Center in Shady Side. $25 Non-members. $20 Members. Purchase tickets Online.

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Shady Side Community Center 1431 Snug Harbor Road, Shady Side.

Wednesdays, January 22 to February 26 11:30-1:30

Winter Luncheon Series

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Our Renovated Great Room

Event Details

Wednesdays, January 22 to February 26 11:30-1:30

Winter Luncheon Series

Gifted and Varied presenters begin their programs every Wednesday at 11:30 am, followed by a luncheon of delicious soup, specialty bread, dessert and coffee. Members $100 for Complete Series; $25 for individual luncheons and non-Members $120 for Complete Series; $28 for individual luncheons. Purchase tickets Online in advance at CaptainAveryMuseum.Org

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Our Renovated Great Room

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Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy

$20.00
Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Tea and Treats will be served after a 30-minute ballet. Expect a visit from Santa!

Captain Avery Museum Members $20 Non-members $25 - Call 410-867-4486

or tickets available in advance online at CaptainAveryMuseum.Org

This performance will be held at Shady Side Community Center, 1431 Snug Harbor Road, Shady Side


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Captain Avery Museum

12620 Little Lane, Lusby, Maryland 20657, United States

410-867-4486

Hours

Our grounds are open dawn to dusk for visitors year round. There is no overnight parking in our parking lot.

Our museum is currently closed for renovations.