Celebrating Summer Solstice in Crofton
The longest day of the year is June 20. What will you do to celebrate?
The summer solstice is the one day each year with the longest amount of daylight, and it’s on Wednesday, June 20.
You may want to take advantage of those extra sunny hours with a trip to the beach, a backyard barbecue or one of these local ways to celebrate the summer solstice.
Leave a comment below to tell us how you will spend the day in Crofton.
Here are some things to do nearby:
Head to Lothian for a hike in the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The hike will last from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Anyone age 10 or older can attend at a cost of $3 for those younger than 18, and $5 for adults.
Take a trip to the beach at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, on the tip of the Broadneck peninsula.
You and the family could also take a hike or bike trip along the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail.
If you're willing to Baltimore, you can experience the solstice at the Maryland Science Center on Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight. This annual fundraiser benefits the education and outreach programs of the science center and includes live music, food and cocktails. Purchase tickets online for $125.
Broadneck Patch Editor D. Frank Smith contributed to this report.