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February 2015

Behind the Canvas with Robert Lagasse

February 28

The artist will demonstrate how he creates a nautical wood carving.

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Shipboard Fare: Foods from the Seafaring Experience

February 28

This cooking class focuses on food eaten at sea.

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Preserved on the Mighty Waters: Exploring the Indian Mariners Project

February 19

Jason Mancini will discuss the history of Connecticut Indians in various forms of maritime labor.

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Winter’s Aweigh

February 14 - 16

Join us as we celebrate our winter reopening. All children ages 17 and under will receive free admission!

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Maritime Author Series with Llewellyn Howland III

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The author will discuss his recently published biography about yacht designer W. Starling Burgess.

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Safety at Sea Seminar

February 7

The day-long seminar is designed and conducted by sailors and experts in their fields specifically for local boaters, sailors, and cruisers.

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January 2015

Journey Between the Oceans: The Panama Canal

January 15

Niki Sepsas will share a visual journey through the Canal.

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Chantey Blast and Pub Sing

January 3

Stuck in the winter doldrums? Break out in song at our annual Chantey Blast and Pub Sing!

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Winter Vessel Tour

January 3 - February 8

Go behind the scenes and explore our ships and the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.

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December 20142014

CD Signing with Don Sineti

December 21, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With folk songs ranging from sea shanties to whaling ballads, Sineti draws his audience into his music with rollicking chorus songs, accompanying his singing with 5-string banjo, concertina, and bones.

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Stowing Away aboard the CHARLES W. MORGAN

December 18, 2014

Ryan Leighton stowed away aboard the MORGAN during the ship’s 38th Voyage. Listen as he shares his once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

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CD Signing with Don Sineti

December 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With folk songs ranging from sea shanties to whaling ballads, Sineti draws his audience into his music
with rollicking chorus songs, accompanying his singing with 5-string banjo, concertina, and bones.

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Santa Claus is Coming!

December 13, 2014

Bring your children to the Membership Building to meet Santa Claus!

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Newport Mansions Tour

December 10, 2014

Tour three magnificent Newport mansions decked out in Yuletide finery.

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Book Signing with Norman J. Brouwer

December 7, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The author will sign copies of “Steamboats on Long Island Sound.”

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Book Signing with Paul S. Krantz, Jr.

December 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Riding the Wild Ocean” is a manual for the sailor contemplating ocean adventuring in small boats.

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Book Signing with Judith Silva

December 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The sailor has authored “Voyage of Albatross” and “The Voyage of Yankee Lady.”

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Traditional Boat Building

December 4, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Gain hands-on experience in nearly every phase of traditional boat construction.

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November 2014

Book Signing with Harry Anderson

November 29, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Anderson’s long, active life provides a unique perspective on a fascinating period of American history.

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Book Signing with Marty Pena

November 28, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The children’s book is inspired by the real Little Joe the author gives horse and carriage tours with at Mystic Seaport.

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Double Discount Days

November 28, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Members, get started on your holiday shopping and save!

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Searching for the BONHOMME RICHARD, Flagship of John Paul Jones

November 20, 2014

Melissa Ryan will speak about her experience in searching for the sailing warship.

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19th-Century Holiday Greeting Card Workshop

November 18, 2014 - December 9, 2014

Create your own holiday cards inside our Print Shop.

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Lunars: Finding Longitude by Observing the Moon

November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014

Learn the method of finding longitude by lunar distances.

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Introduction to Half-Model Construction

November 1, 2014

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

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Celestial Navigation: 19th-Century Methods

November 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014 @ 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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014 - October 26, 2014

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

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Fall PILOTS Weekend

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014

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, 2014

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

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Fall Beer Tasting

October 11, 2014

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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