For this year’s Ocean City History Week, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is offering a variety of events and activities to highlight the town’s unique coastal history.
FREE Admission for all Delmarva Locals: During history week we are offering free admission to all Eastern Shore locals. If you live on the Delmarva Peninsula stop by and enjoy the museum free of charge!
History of our Surfmen: Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm join us for a free program as we take a look at the equipment used by the United States Life-Saving Service. This program will be held inside the museum’s boat room.
Annual Spirit Award: Do you know someone who has helped preserve local history? If so, we invite you to nominate them for the Spirit Award. Both individuals and organizations are eligible. Please visit ocmuseum.org for nominee requirements.
Louis Parsons III Memorial Photo Contest: Lou Parsons was a beloved member of the Ocean City Museum Board for many years. In honor of Lou, we will be hosting a photo contest. Please visit ocmuseum.org for requirements. The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 in prize money. Online entries will be accepted from August 3-October 1, 2021.
Sunday, October 10th | Historic House Tour | 10:00-4:00 | Spend the day discovering the history of your favorite beach town! | Tickets: Members $25; General $30 | Register online or in-person
Monday, October 11th | Fall Photo Opportunity | 10:00-1:00 | Stop by the museum to pose with our display of fall flowers, pumpkins, and hay located on the Boardwalk in front of the shark display | Free
Tuesday, October 12th | Book Signing & Reading | 11:00-4:00 | Local author, Maria Grosskettler, will be reading from her book “Tracks.” In addition, she will share her experience researching Berlin history | Free
Wednesday, October 13th | Preserving the Past | 11:00-12:00 | Join us in learning how to preserve old photographs and paper | Free | Registration required
Friday, October 15th | Paranormal Event | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM | Follow along with the Dead of Night Paranormal team and experience the spirits that occupy the Ocean City Life- Saving Station during evening hours | Tickets: $30 | Register online at ocmuseum.org
Saturday, October 16th | History Comes to Life |1:00-4:00 | Come watch the Ocean Pines Players theater group represent figures from Ocean City’s past! | Free
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