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October 2017

Learn a Lost Art – Classic Book Binding

October 28, 2017
Image: Bookbinding Materials

In this one-day class, you will create a flat-back book using a 19th-century book binding techniques.

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December 2017

Drop-in Holiday Crafts

December 17, 2017

Join us for holiday craft-making!

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March 2018

Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018

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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Modern Celestial Navigation

March 24, 2018 - March 25, 2018

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

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SOLD OUT: A Traditional Music Class

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

Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

April 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Sextant

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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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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First Impressions Printing Workshop

April 18, 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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First Impressions Printing Workshop

April 19, 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

Fundamentals of Traditional Norse Boatbuilding

May 31, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Norse boatbuilding techniques

During this four-day, intensive class, participants will learn the fundamental boat building methods of the Viking Age.

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June 2018

Introduction to Coastal Weather

June 16, 2018

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

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July 2018

Historic Printing for Beginners

July 17, 2018

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn to set and print using historic 19th-century methods and tools.

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Historic Printing for Beginners

July 19, 2018

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn to set and print using historic 19th-century methods and tools.

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August 2018

Introduction to Wood Carving: Carve and Leaf a Star

August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018
The Ship Carver shop at Mystic Seaport

In this two-day workshop, learn the fundamentals of wood carving and applying gold leaf by carving and gilding your very own star.

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Historic Printing for Beginners

August 14, 2018
Students visit the Mystic Print Shop

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn to set and print using historic 19th-century methods and tools.

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Historic Printing for Beginners

August 16, 2018
Mystic Print Shop

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn to set and print using historic 19th-century methods and tools.

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October 2018

Modern Celestial Navigation

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

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

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SOLD OUT: How ‘Bout Them Apples?

October 13, 2018
mystic seaport class

You will learn authentic New England methods to prepare and preserve apples for use year-round.

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Make a Spooky Impression – Printing Class

October 20, 2018
Students visit the Mystic Print Shop

Set and print Halloween cards using our 19th-century techniques and equipment with one of our master printers. There are no “ghost” writers involved – you get to print them yourself and take them home to share! This class is for children ages 8 and older accompanied by an adult.

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Halloween at the Hearth

October 27, 2018

Join the staff of the Buckingham-Hall House at Mystic Seaport Museum as we explore some of the older traditions used to honor the dead.

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November 2018

Introduction to Chanteys and Songs of the Sailor

November 3, 2018

Join us for a special music class that celebrates the songs of the sailor including chanteys, ballads, and so much more. This four lesson series will sharpen your musical skills while introducing the rich connections between music and the sea.

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SOLD OUT: Tea Time

November 3, 2018

We will be taking a short journey through the vast history of Tea, from its beginning, to its international introduction, and even the start of a revolution.

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Make A Rope Wreath

November 8, 2018
wreath

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

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Make a Rope Wreath

November 13, 2018
wreath

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

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Holiday Bakes: Pies and Puddings

November 17, 2018
mystic seaport class

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

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Make a Good Holiday Impression – Printing Class

November 17, 2018
Mystic Print Shop

Set and print holiday cards using our 19th-century techniques and equipment with one of our master printers. Jingle all the way to our historic print shop to make cards you can take home and share! This class is for children ages 8 and older accompanied by an adult.

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Make a Good Holiday Impression – Printing Class

November 26, 2018 - November 27, 2018

Set and print holiday cards using our 19th-century techniques and equipment with one of our master printers.

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December 2018

Sweet Histories – Sugar & Molasses

December 1, 2018

Join us for a sweet presentation at the Buckingham-Hall House followed by a brief cooking demonstration and taste-testing.

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SOLD OUT: Holiday Bakes: Cakes and Cookies

December 15, 2018

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

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