Weekend Fall Activity Schedule

(Includes Labor Day, September 4 and Columbus Day, October 9)

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

9:30-12:15 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

10:00 – Cargo-handling Demonstration
Charles W. Morgan

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)

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

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

11:00 – Life and the Sea In 1876: Roleplaying Presentation
Seamen’s Friend Society (42 on map)

11:00 – Harvest Lights
Admission $4, Members $3 (Ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium (9 on map)
Join us as we explore the stars and constellations of the evening skies in autumn, 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)

12:15 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, RJ Schaefer Building (2 on map)

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

1:00 – Music of the Sea and Shore
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building (5 on map)

1:00 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Joseph Conrad

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

1:30 – Ready, Set, Print
Mystic Print Shop (21 on map)

1:40 – Codfishing on the Banks
L.A. Dunton

2:00 – Harvest Lights
Admission $4, Members $3 (Ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium (9 on map)
Join us as we explore the stars and constellations of the evening skies in autumn, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

2:30 – Breeches Buoy Life-Saving Drill
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, Life-Saving Station (37 on map)

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

3:00 – Harvest Lights
Admission $4, Members $3 (Ages 3 and younger are free)
Treworgy Planetarium (9 on map)
Join us as we explore the stars and constellations of the evening skies in autumn, while learning about how mariners navigated the seas guided by the stars.

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

3:45 – Hear Us: Voices from the Past
Theatrical performance, RJ Schaefer Building (2 on map)

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

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