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March 2019

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

March 30, 2019

Join us for a special music class that celebrates the songs of the sailor including chanteys, ballads, and so much more.

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April 2019

Beyond Basic Blacksmithing

April 3, 2019

Want to hone the skills you picked up in our Basic Blacksmithing class? Step back in time to practice and further develop your traditional blacksmithing skills with our experts.

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Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019

A fast-paced introductory workshop in the history and the techniques of celestial navigation as it was practiced aboard American vessels in the Age of Sail.

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Codfish Fry at the Open Hearth

April 12, 2019
codfish

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

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Introduction to Coastal Weather

April 13, 2019

The course will cover interpretation of weather maps, satellite images and marine weather forecasts – “the big picture” – but will concentrate on local observations which we can all make.

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May 2019

Introduction to Coastal Navigation

May 11, 2019

This three-day workshop will provide a hands-on approach to determining your position using charts and features in the water and ashore.

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Original Slow Food Movement

May 11, 2019

Knowledgeable cooks will guide you as you roast, bake, stir, and sizzle your way through the preparation of a traditional 19th-century farm-to-table meal.

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Modern Celestial Navigation

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019
celestial navigation tool

A fast-paced introduction to celestial navigation from a 21st century perspective.

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June 2019

Boating with Directions by Magnetic Compass

June 2, 2019
A mariner's compass manufactured by Jonathan Eade, circa 1750. Such compasses were crucial tools to assist mariners in determining in which direction they were sailing. Image courtesy National Maritime Museum, London.

This workshop will teach the students to understand the Earth’s magnetic field and its influence on the compass.

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Boating with Tides and Tidal Currents

June 22, 2019
A mariner's compass manufactured by Jonathan Eade, circa 1750. Such compasses were crucial tools to assist mariners in determining in which direction they were sailing. Image courtesy National Maritime Museum, London.

This workshop will teach the student to understand the Earth’s magnetic field and its influence on the compass

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September 2019

Basic Blacksmithing–SOLD OUT

September 11, 2019

Step back in time and learn traditional blacksmithing skills from our experts.

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Farm to Hearth: The Original Slow Food Movement

September 14, 2019
open hearth cooking

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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October 2019

Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
mystic seaport classes

A fast-paced introductory workshop in the history and the actual techniques of celestial navigation as it was practiced aboard American vessels in the Age of Sail.

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Chowder Chats

October 12, 2019
chowder chats buckingham-hall house

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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How ‘Bout Them Apples

October 19, 2019
mystic seaport class

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Beyond Basic Blacksmithing Class

October 30, 2019 - December 4, 2019
blacksmithing class

A class for you who has taken the Basic Blacksmithing class at the Museum and wants to go further.

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November 2019

Modern Celestial Navigation

November 2, 2019 - November 3, 2019
celestial navigation tool

A fast-paced introduction to celestial navigation from a 21st century perspective.

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Introduction to Chanteys and Songs of the Sailor: A Beginner’s Music Class

November 2, 2019 - November 23, 2019
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Join us for a special music class that celebrates the songs of the sailor including chanteys, ballads, and so much more.

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Ballads, Chanteys, and Songs of the Sailor: An Intermediate Music Class

November 2, 2019 - November 23, 2019
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

This four-lesson series will continue the themes of our beginner’s music class while digging deeper into the origins and traditions of music at sea.

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Daisy Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Explorer!

November 9, 2019
Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Rope Wreath Making

November 12, 2019

Make your own rope wreath at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Holiday Bakes: Pies and Puddings – SOLD OUT

November 16, 2019

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Rope Wreath Making

November 20, 2019

Make your own rope wreath at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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December 2019

Holiday Bakes: Cakes and Cookies

December 14, 2019

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Brownie Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Adventurer!

December 14, 2019
Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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January 2020

Introduction to Wood Carving

January 2

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Introduction to Wood Carving

January 3

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Introduction to Wood Carving

January 4

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Coopering for Beginners – SOLD OUT!

January 6

Join our master cooper and learn the techniques, terminology, and processes necessary to fashion round containers made of wood.

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Introduction to Hearth Cooking – SOLD OUT!

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

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Junior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Investigator!

Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Chowder Chats

January 15
Chowder Days

Chase away the winter chills with a hearty bowl of fish chowder!

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A Watercolor Workshop in the Tradition of J.M.W. Turner: Painting Boats, Sloops, Schooners, and the Sea with Mood and Emotion – SOLD OUT

January 18 - January 20
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map
watercolor workshop painting

A watercolor Workshop in the Tradition of J.M.W. Turner.

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Carve Your Own Scroll

January 20 - January 22

In this workshop, students will learn to carve their own decorative scroll using traditional hand tools.

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Winter Preserves

January 25

Join our experienced staff to make several dishes featuring food that would commonly have been preserved for the long winter months in New England.

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