Whether you’re looking for an activities for visiting family members or your own kids over the holiday break from school, the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons has activities to keep the fun going.
In addition to the following fun activities, the museum features great kid-friendly exhibits like a touch tank, giant fossils, otters, and a historic Chesapeake Bay screwpile lighthouse.
Monday, December 28: Hibernation
While winter air temperatures throughout the Chesapeake region are relatively mild, the water temperatures are downright icy! Discover how different species cope with the arrival of winter at the museum. Don’t forget to pick up your hibernation-themed carryout craft. Activities appropriate for ages 5-10.
Tuesday, December 29: Chesapeake Lore
From reports of “Chessie” and other unusual animals of the bay to a rich history of storytelling – the Chesapeake region has its own unique lore, legends, and superstitions. Discover some of the tales of Southern Maryland during your museum visit.
Wednesday, December 30: Winter Birds of the Chesapeake
The Chesapeake Bay becomes home to many waterfowl during the winter months. Check out a bird watching kit to use along the museum’s marsh walk and play a round or two of the bird migration game. A waterfowl-themed carryout craft is also available.
Tuesday, December 31:New Year’s Eve
The Calvert Marine Museum and Museum Store will close at 2:30 p.m. The museum will be open for MEMBERS ONLY. The Museum Store will be open and welcomes all shoppers. New Year’s Eve hats and a carryout craft will be available for members visiting the museum. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no balloon drop or Noon Year’s Eve celebration this year.
Visit calvertmarinemuseum.com for all the details.
For another fun event in Solomons for the holidays, visit AnnMarie Gardens Garden in Lights.