Spring Weekend Activity Schedule

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

(Includes Memorial Day, May 27)

9:15 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

9:30-11:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

10:00-4:30 – Build A Toy Boat Keepsake
Ages 4 and older; $5 per boat (cash only)
John Gardner Boat Shop Annex (38 on map)

10:00 – Cargo Handling Demonstration
Charles W. Morgan

10:15 – Capturing A Moment In Time: Roleplaying Presentation
R.J. Schaefer Building (2 on map)

10:25 – Dead Horse Ceremony: Sailors’ Celebration
Joseph Conrad 

10:45 – Help Set A Sail
Joseph Conrad

11:00 – 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.

11:15 – Whaleboat Demonstration
Middle Wharf (20 on map)
If rain, Whaleboat Exhibit (15 on map)

12:30 – Measuring Latitude Through the Ages
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

1:15-4:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

1:00 – Breeches Buoy Life-Saving Drill
Village Green
If rain, Life-Saving Station (37 on map)

1:30 – Music of the Sea and Shore

Chapel (45 on the map).
If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Chapel (5 on map)

1:30 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Joseph Conrad

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

2:00 – Codfishing on the Banks: Anchor & Dory Demonstration
L.A. Dunton

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.

3:00 – Life and the Sea in 1876: Roleplaying Presentation
Seamen’s Friend Society (42 on map)

3:00 – Polar Night, Arctic Light (Through April 28)
Join us for a unique journey above the Arctic Circle. Learn about a time of year when there is no daylight (“Polar Night”) while exploring the constellations as seen by Inuit Native Americans (“Arctic Light”).
Spring Stars And The Mariner (Begins April 29)
Join us as we explore the constellations of the spring night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.
Admission $4, Members $3 (Ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium (9 on map)

3:30 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

4:15 – Dogwatch: Sailors’ Leisure Time 
Charles W. Morgan

4:45 – Hercules Engine Demonstration
Back of Hoop Shop (22 on map)