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)

9:55 – Cargo-handling Demonstration
Charles W. Morgan

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)

10:20 – Seining Demonstration: Hauling Net with Song
LA Dunton dock

10:45 – Help Set A Sail
Joseph Conrad (29 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)

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

11:30 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, Stillman building (6 on map)

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

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

2:00 – 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 – Cast Away: Create A Masterpiece Using Found Objects
C.D. Mallory Building (4 on map)

2:30 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, Thompson Exhibition Building (1 on map)

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

3:00 – Stars of the Vikings
Admission: $4; $3 members, children 3 and younger are free
Experience a new perspective on some familiar star shapes, as we explore the constellations as seen in Norse star lore, while hearing some of the legends associated with these ancient seafarers.

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)

3:30 – Working Aloft on a Square-Rigger
Charles W. Morgan

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.

4:15 – 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)