Weekend 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

9:30-11:30 – 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

10:25 – Dead Horse Ceremony Sailors’ Celebration
Joseph Conrad (29 on map)

10:30 – Life and the Sea In 1876: Roleplaying Presentation
Seamen’s Friend Society (42 on map)

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

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)

11:30 – Measuring Latitude through the Ages
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

12:30-4:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

1:00 – Man Overboard Drill
Charles W. Morgan

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

1:30 – Working Aloft on a Square-Rigger
Joseph Conrad (29 on map)

1:45 – Music of the Sea and Shore
Bandstand on Village Green
If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Figureheads Exhibit (5 on map)

2:00 – Codfishing on The Banks: 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.

2:15 – Gilding For Beauty and Protection
Shipcarver’s Shop (40 on map)

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

3:00 – 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)

3:30 – 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)