Weekday Activity Schedule

Exhibits Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m./Grounds Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m

9:15 – Sailors’ Crafts And Lore
Clam Shack (25 on map)

9:30 – Whaleboat Presentation
Middle Wharf  (20 on map). If rain, Whaleboat Exhibit  (15 on map)

9:30 – Lobstering Out Of Noank
Lobster Shack (36 on map)

9:30-11:30 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

10:00 – Working Aloft  On A Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

10:30-2:30 – “Force In Motion  At Sea” Hands-On Activities
Discovery Barn (46 on map)
(Exhibit may close if too cold)

10:40 – Fish-Split
L.A. Dunton

10:45 – Music Of The Sea And Shore
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, wind,  or cold, Wendell Building, Figureheads Exhibit (5 on map)

11:10 – Help Make Rope
Clam Shack (25 on map)
If rain, Ropewalk  (27 on map)

11:15 – Lecture: “The Lost Seaside Hotels of the Gilded Age From New London to Watch Hill, Including Fishers Island” (Wednesdays only though May 28)
Encore Captain Jack Spratt will speak about the development, loss and rebirth of the fashionable seaside watering places along the 12-mile shoreline from the Thames River, Conn. to Watch Hill, R.I. framed to the south by Fishers Island, N.Y. and to the north the Connecticut Shoreline. Of the 16 seaside resorts along these shores only the Ocean House, Watch Hill, is still standing.
Thompson Exhibition Building (1 on map)

11:30 – Dead Horse Ceremony Sailors’ Celebration
Joseph  Conrad (29 on map)

11:30 – Measuring Latitude Through The Ages
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

12:00 – Look  Closely: Exploring The Art Of Nikki McClure
C.D. Mallory Building (4 on map)

12:30-4:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

1:00 – Gerda III: The Rescue Of The Danish Jews
L.A. Dunton dock

1:00- Whaleboat  Presentation
Middle Wharf (20 on map)
If rain, Whaleboat Exhibit (15 on map)

1:15 – Music Of The Sea And Shore
Bandstand on Village Green If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Figureheads Exhibit   (5 on map)

1:30 – Help Raise A Cask
Cooperage  (18 on map)

1:30 – Ready, Set, Print (Sign  up in advance; ages 8 and older)
Mystic Print Shop (21 on map)

2:00 – Working Aloft  On A Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

2:00 – Spring Stars And The Mariner
Admission $4, Members $3 (ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium   (9 on map)
Join us as we explore the constellations of the spring night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

2:15 – Gilding  For Beauty And Protection
Shipcarver’s Shop (40 on map)

3:00 – Music Of The Sea And Shore
Bandstand on Village Green
(If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Figureheads Exhibit 5 on map)

3:00 – Stitching Canvas
Sail Loft, third floor (26 on map)

3:00 – Oystering On Long Island Sound
Thomas  Oyster House (48 on map)

3:00 – Spring Stars And The Mariner
Admission $4, Members $3 (Ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium (9 on map)
Join us as we explore the constellations of the spring night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

3:30 – Atlantic Salmon Fisheries
Salmon  Shack (35 on map)

4:00 – Dogwatch: Sailors’ Leisure Time
Charles W. Morgan

4:15 – Lecture: “The Lost Seaside Hotels of the Gilded Age From New London to Watch Hill, Including Fishers Island” (Wednesdays only June 7, 14, 21)
Encore Captain Jack Spratt will speak about the development, loss and rebirth of the fashionable seaside watering places along the 12-mile shoreline from the Thames River, Conn. to Watch Hill, R.I. framed to the south by Fishers Island, N.Y. and to the north the Connecticut Shoreline. Of the 16 seaside resorts along these shores only the Ocean House, Watch Hill, is still standing.
Thompson Exhibition Building (1 on map)

4:40 – Hercules Engine Demonstration
Back of Hoop Shop (22 on map)