Summer Activity Schedule

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

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

9:30-4:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

10:00 – Seining Demonstration: Hauling Net with Song
LA Dunton dock

10:00-10:30 – 19th Century Games on the Green
Village Green, if rain play a game in Home Port (4 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)

10:00-4:30 – Art Spot and Candle Making
$5 fee for two candles or 19th century craft (cash only)
Art Spot (39 on map)

10:15 – Life and the Sea In 1876: Roleplaying Presentation
Seamen’s Friend Society (42 on map)

10:30 – Help Set A Sail
Joseph Conrad (29 on map)

11:00 – Whaleboat Demonstration
Middle Wharf (20 on map)
If rain, Whaleboat Exhibit (15 on map)

11:00 – Summer 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 summer night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

11:00-12:00 – Waterfront Exploration
Australia Beach (34 on map)
If rain, Make a Lanyard at Thomas Oyster House (48 on map)

11:30 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, RJ Schaefer Building (2 on map)

12:30 – Help Make a Rope
Clam Shack (25 on map). If rain, Ropewalk (27 on map)

12:45 – Music of the Sea and Shore
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Chapel (45 on map)

12:45 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Joseph Conrad

1:00 – The Tempest: SeaChange Onstage
Thompson Exhibition Building (1 on map)

1:15 – Codfishing on The Banks: Anchor & Dory Demonstration
L.A. Dunton

2:00 – Summer 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 summer night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

2:00 – Bits & Pieces: Create Your Own Papercut Masterpiece
C.D. Mallory Building (4 on map)

2:15 – Breeches Buoy Life-Saving Drill
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, Life-Saving Station (37 on map)

2:45 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, RJ Schaefer Building (2 on map)

3:00 – “The Morgan‘s Guiding Stars”
Admission: $4; $3 members, children 3 and younger are free
What did the night sky look like to whalers aboard the Charles W. Morgan? Find out as we use excerpts from the vessel’s logbooks to display the night sky views at various dates, times, latitudes, and longitudes of her storied history.

3:15 – Man Overboard Drill
Charles W. Morgan

3:15 – Ink and Print Activity
Mystic Print Shop (21 on map)

3:45-4:30 – Waterfront Exploration
Australia Beach (34 on map)
If rain, Make a Lanyard at Thomas Oyster House (48 on map)

3:50 – Working Aloft on a Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

4:00 – Life and the Sea in 1876: Roleplaying Presentation
Seamen’s Friend Society (42 on map)

4:00 – Summer 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 summer night sky, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

4:30 – Dogwatch: Sailors’ Leisure Time
Charles W. Morgan

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

4:45-5:30 – 19th Century Games on the Green
Village Green, if rain play a game in Home Port (4 on map)