Weekend Fall Activity Schedule

(Includes Labor Day, September 3, and Columbus Day, October 8)

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

9:30-4:15 – 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)

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

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

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

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

1:00 – Breeches Buoy Life-Saving Drill
Bandstand on 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

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

2:00 – 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.

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.

3:30 – 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)