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Lunars: Finding Longitude by Observing the Moon

November 15 - 16

Learn the method of finding longitude by lunar distances.

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Introduction to Half-Model Construction

November 1

Learn the basics of half-hull construction by carving a model sailboat.

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Celestial Navigation: 19th-Century Methods

November 1 - 2

This celestial navigation class emphasizes the actual historical methods that were used in the Age of Sail.

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October 2014

Trick or Treat

October 31

Kids, put on your costume and come trick or treating at Mystic Seaport before darkness falls!

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Book Signing with Courtney McInvale

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet the author of the recently published book “Haunted Mystic.”

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Dinner at the Buckingham-Hall House

October 25

Learn the art of open-hearth cooking in the 1768 Buckingham-Hall House.

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Behind the Canvas with Jeanne Potter

October 24

The watercolorist will share some of her secrets to conquering this challenging medium.

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Painting the Maritime Landscape in Oil

October 24 - 26

Paint en plein air with distinguished Maritime Gallery artist David Lussier.

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Fall PILOTS Weekend

October 18 - 19

Museum PILOTS join together during their annual fall weekend to work alongside Mystic Seaport staff.

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Growing up in a Fishing Family

October 16

Robert Doxsee will share the history of his Long Island fishing family.

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Fall Beer Tasting

October 11

Sample a wide range of beers, enjoy New England clam chowder, and listen as Rhode Island brewer Alan Brinton discusses his family business.

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Chowder Days

October 11 - 13

Enjoy a variety of chowders and other seasonal delights at our annual Columbus Day Weekend event.

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Painting the Maritime Landscape in Acrylic or Watercolor

October 4 - 5

Paint en plein air with distinguished Maritime Gallery artist Robert Noreika.

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Dinner at the Buckingham-Hall House

October 4

Learn the art of open-hearth cooking in the 1768 Buckingham-Hall House.

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September 2014

Members’ Annual Meeting

September 27

Members, join us for our annual meeting and tea.

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By Land and By Sea: Antique Vehicle Show

September 21

See more than 100 pre-1930 cars, trucks, and motorcycles.

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Coastweeks Regatta

September 14

Watch rowers race along the Mystic River at our 23rd annual regatta.

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Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program with Jeanne Potter

September 13 - 14

Learn how to create a keepsake watercolor sketchbook filled with images of the Ocean House and surrounding gardens and the beach.

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Joseph Conrad Summer Sailing Camp Reunion

September 12 - 13

Join us as we celebrate 65 years of JOSEPH CONRAD Sailing Camp!

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ARGIA Twilight Cruise

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Climb aboard the 81′ schooner ARGIA and enjoy an early evening cruise down the beautiful Mystic River.

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August 2014

Cruise the Maine Coast with the MORGAN’s Captain

August 25 - 30

Join the Captain of the CHARLES W. MORGAN, Kip Files, aboard his own Windjammer, VICTORY CHIMES.

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Downriver Dixieland Cruise

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a downriver cruise with foot-tapping Dixieland music from the Mystic River Mud Band aboard SABINO.

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Antique Marine Engine Exposition

August 16 - 17

Join us for the largest antique marine engine show in the nation.

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Sketches of the CHARLES W. MORGAN’s Voyage

August 15 - September 21

See the 1841 whaleship’s 38th Voyage through the eyes of Maritime Gallery artists.

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Behind the Canvas with Geoff Hunt

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The marine painter will give a special presentation at the Maritime Gallery.

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CHARLES W. MORGAN Homecoming Fundraiser

August 9

Join us as we celebrate the ship’s return with food, drinks, and live music.

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Model Yacht Regatta

August 7 - 10

J Class and East Coast 12 Meter class models return to race off the north dock at Mystic Seaport.

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CHARLES W. MORGAN Arrival Celebration

August 6

Join us in welcoming the ship back from her historic 38th Voyage.

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July 2014

Moby-Dick Marathon

July 31 - August 1

Join us for the 29th annual marathon reading of Herman Melville’s masterpiece, “Moby-Dick.”

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Downriver Dixieland Cruise

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a downriver cruise with foot-tapping Dixieland music from the Mystic River Mud Band aboard SABINO.

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Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous

July 26 - 27

See some of the most outstanding antique boats in the country when they converge at Mystic Seaport for our annual event.

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CHARLES W. MORGAN visits Massachusetts Maritime Academy

July 26 - 27

Climb aboard the last wooden whaleship in the world and explore a dockside exhibition.

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38th Voyage Whaleboat Events in Boston

July 20

Watch as the MORGAN’s newly built whaleboats race on the water.

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Book Signing with William J. Jennings Jr.

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The author will sign copies of “Aboard The Fabre Line to Providence.”

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