SOLOMONS, Md. – Enjoy specialty cruises all summer long aboard the historic Wm. B. Tennison departing from the Calvert Marine Museum. Built in 1899, the Tennison is the only Coast Guard licensed log-hulled, passenger carrying vessel in the United States. The vessel served as an oyster buyboat until 1978 and has been designated a National Historic landmark. All cruises are open to the public and sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information or to purchase cruise tickets, please contact Melissa McCormick at 410-326-2042, ext. 41 or Melissa.McCormick@calvertcountymd.gov.

Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • What better way to treat Mom than a relaxing cruise and brunch.
  • Adults $30, children 5 – 12 $15, children 4 and under $10.
  • Advance registration required by Wednesday, May 10.

Mother’s Day Evening Cruise

  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • An ideal ending to Mom’s special day. Delectable hors d’oeuvres served.
  • Adults $30, children 5 – 12 $15, children 4 and under $10.
  • Advance registration required by Wednesday, May 10.

Sunday, June 17

Father’s Day Brunch Cruise

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Dads love being out on the water-a perfect way to say ‘You’re the best’.
  • Adults $30, children 5 – 12 $15, children 4 and under $10.
  • Advance registration required by Wednesday, June 14.

Father’s Day Evening Cruise

  • 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • What dad wouldn’t feel special with this treat? Delectable heavy hors d’ oeuvres served.
  • Adults $30, children 5 – 12 $15, children 4 and under $10.
  • Advance registration required by Wednesday, June 14.

Saturday, June 30

Kids’ Pirate Pizza Cruise

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Dress like a pirate, eat pizza, and cruise around the Patuxent River aboard the Wm. B. Tennison. Arrrrrrgh!  $15 per person.
  • Advance registration required by Wednesday, June 27.

Wednesday, July 4

Fireworks Cruise

  • 8:00 p.m. till……

Come aboard for the best view in town. Bring a picnic basket, if you like, with your favorite food and libations. $35 per person. Children 7 and over are welcome. Rain date is Thursday, July 5.  Refunds will be available if fireworks are cancelled on this date as well. Advance registration required by Friday, June 29.