Lighthouse lovers are invited to the popular Lighthouse Adventure Cruises on Saturdays, June 20, July 11, July 25, and August 8 aboard a private charter vessel. The cost is $130 for the day-long trip; museum members pay $120. Lunch is on your own. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to reserve your spot.
On Saturdays, June 20 and July 25, lighthouse cruisers enjoy the Northern route. Departing from the Drum Point Lighthouse, the cruise includes Cove Point, Thomas Point, Sandy Point, Bloody Point, and Sharps Island lighthouses. Lunch is at Kentmoor Restaurant on Kent Island.
On July 11 and August 8, participants enjoy the Southern route – visit Point No Point, Point Lookout, and Smith Point Lighthouses – before stopping for lunch on Smith Island. After taking in the local sites, the cruise will continue on to circle Solomons Lump and Hooper Island Lighthouses.
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 June 15 for the June 20 cruise, July 6 for the July 11 cruise, July 20 for July 25 cruise, and August 3 for the August 8 cruise. Space is limited and sold on a first come, first served basis.