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November 2017

Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters

November 18, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Yoko Gados, Cutty Sark Christmas, Oil, 6 X 6

This invitational exhibition features more than 100 small paintings by top Gallery artists.

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Field Days

November 24 - November 25

House filled with visiting family for the holiday and you’re looking for something to do? Join us for Field Days!

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Make A Rope Wreath

November 27

Just in time for the holiday season, join us to make a wreath for your home.

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December 2017

Chris Cryder: Preserving Plum Island

December 14

Chris Cryder, Special Projects Coordinator for Save the Sound, will share the facts about Plum Island, take us on a virtual tour, and discuss the latest efforts of what is being done to protect it.

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Community Carol Sing

December 17
Community Carol Sing

Free admission to everyone who donates a canned food item to help combat hunger in the Mystic community.

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Holiday Magic

December 26, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Holiday Magic

Enjoy special family-fun activities at Mystic Seaport during the holiday break.

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January 2018

SOLD OUT Introduction to Hearth Cooking

January 8, 2018

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

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The Crew of the Oliver Hazard Perry: Life on the High Seas

January 18, 2018

During the spring of 2017, the crew and students on board the OLIVER HAZARD PERRY sailed to Cuba, providing the opportunity of a lifetime

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February 2018

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Open Hearth Cooking Class

February 10, 2018

You will enjoy a romantic candle-lit meal that you will prepare yourselves over the open-hearth guided by the experienced staff at the historic Buckingham-Hall House.

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Nelson Simon: The Accidental Sailor

February 15, 2018

He found himself fighting for survival in the midst of what became known as “The Perfect Storm.” Join us as Nelson Simon recounts his harrowing tale.

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Codfish Fry-Days at the Open Hearth

February 16, 2018 - March 23, 2018

Fry your own traditional codfish cakes in this hands-on experience at the historic Buckingham-Hall House.

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By George! Celebrate Washington’s Birthday

February 22, 2018

We will commemorate the day cooking some favorites in the Buckingham-Hall House (including cake)!

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March 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on the Open Hearth

March 10, 2018

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a traditional New England feast that includes boiled dinner and a few Irish treats.

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Syma Ebbin: Researching Native Fisheries in the Pacific Northwest

March 15, 2018

The resources, traditions, and issues facing Native American fisheries in Alaska and Washington State.

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A Traditional Music Class: Ballads, Chanteys, and Songs of the Sailor

March 31, 2018

This four-lesson series will sharpen your musical skills while exploring the rich connections between music and the sea.

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April 2018

Original Slow Food Movement

April 7, 2018 - April 18, 2018

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

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Pirate Days

April 17, 2018 - April 18, 2018

Avast, ye hearties, Mystic Seaport’s Pirate Days bring a treasure trove of fun for the whole family.

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First Impressions Printing Workshop

April 17, 2018
print shop

Adults sign up with your youngster and learn a brief history of printing and get hands-on instruction.

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May 2018

Original Slow Food Movement

May 5, 2018 - May 18, 2018

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

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The Vikings Begin: Treasures from Uppsala University, Sweden

May 19, 2018 - September 22, 2018
Viking Helmet, 7th century. Copyright: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum.

The exhibit includes priceless treasures, including helmets, shields, weapons, glass, and other artifacts dating back to the seventh century.

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Salute to Summer

May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Salute to Summer Graphic

Kick off the beginning of summer with fun outdoor activities during Memorial Day Weekend.

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Decoration Day

May 28, 2018
Decoration Day

2018 is the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. Join us as we mark the day as they did in 1876.

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June 2018

Sea Music Festival

June 7, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Come hear an amazing array of performers from across the world perform traditional and contemporary maritime music.

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Naturalization Ceremony

June 14, 2018

Mystic Seaport will be hosting a Naturalization Ceremony along with officials from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department.

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The WoodenBoat Show

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
WoodenBoat Show

The festival, which is hosted in partnership with WoodenBoat Publications, celebrates the design and craftsmanship of wooden craft.

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July 2018

Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2018
Celebrate an 1876 Fourth of July at Mystic Seaport.

Join us as we celebrate America’s birthday circa 1876!

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Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous

July 28, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Join us for the Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous, a dazzling display of high-quality antique and classic vessels including cruisers, sailboats and runabouts.

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Docktails and Dancing

July 28, 2018

Dance the night away as we celebrate the 42nd annual Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous!

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August 2018

Model Yacht Regatta

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Model Yacht Regatta

J Class and International One Meter class models race off the north dock at Mystic Seaport.

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Antique Marine Engine Exposition

August 18, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Rich Voss, volunteer for Mystic Seaport, operates a two-cylinder steam-powered Lingerwood Steering Engine at the Antique Marine Engine Exposition at Mystic Seaport. Photo Credit: Mystic Seaport

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

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September 2018

Mystic River Oyster Festival

September 15, 2018

Celebrate the history, growing, and cuisine of the popular shellfish. Bring your appetite!

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Coastweeks Regatta

September 16, 2018
Coastweeks Regatta

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

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By Land and By Sea: Antique Vehicle Show

September 23, 2018

See more than 100 antique cars, trucks, and motorcycles as they take over the grounds.

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October 2018

Chowder Days

October 6, 2018 - October 8, 2018

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

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