Lighthouse lovers are invited to the popular Lighthouse Adventure Cruises on Saturday,
June 15, July 13, and August 17 aboard a private charter vessel. The cost is $130 for the day-long trip; lunch is on your own. Museum members pay $120. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to reserve your spot.
On June 15 and August 17, participants will enjoy the Southern route and visit Point No Point, Point Lookout, and Smith Point Lighthouses, before stopping for lunch at The Bayside Inn on Smith Island. After taking in the local sites, the cruise will continue on to circle Solomons Lump and Hooper Island Lighthouses.
On Saturday, July 13, lighthouse cruisers may enjoy the Northern route departing from the Drum Point Lighthouse to see Cove Point, Thomas Point, Sandy Point, Bloody Point, and Sharpes Island lighthouses. Lunch will be at Kentmoor Restaurant in Stevensville on the Eastern Shore.
On the journey, cruisers will learn the history of the lighthouses they visit from the museum’s lighthouse expert, along with fascinating stories that make each light unique, from fires to ice floes to ravaging storms. Bring your sunscreen, camera, hat, and rain jacket, and prepare yourself for a day of fun!
Participants will meet at the Calvert Marine Museum under the Drum Point Lighthouse at 7:45 a.m.; expected return time to the museum is 4:30 p.m. For information or to register, call 410-326-2042 ext. 41. Register by May 24 for the June 15 cruise, June 21 for the July 13 cruise, and July 26 for the August 17 cruise. Space is limited and sold on a first come, first serve basis.