Museums Offer Holiday Events

BERLIN — The Museums of Worcester County have announced that a number of holiday programs will be offered throughout the month of December.
On Sunday, Dec. 1, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum will be having an open house. The theme is “Christmas By the Sea.” The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. There will be a 10% discount on gift shop merchandise and the first 100 visitors will receive a gift.
On Saturday, Dec. 7, there are a number of celebrations that will take place in Snow Hill and Berlin.
From 1-4 p.m., the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum in Berlin will offer wassail and gingerbread to visitors.
The Julia A. Purnell Museum will present the Victorian Christmas Celebration from 10-4 p.m. with old-fashioned refreshments and a live musical performance by Canzona Diversa at noon.
The Mount Zion One Room School will be open to visitors from 1-3pm with information about school-time in the past.
Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum will be open from noon-5 p.m. and will have a free church service at 7 p.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 8, Furnace Town will also host a hymn sing-along at 2 p.m.
The Delmarva Discovery Center will be holding the Winter Waterman’s Festival on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 15, Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church in Showell will have a Community Service at dusk.
For more information about the Museums of Worcester County’s holiday events, including times and fees, visit