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Spring Family Weekends at Mystic Seaport!

Organization:

Mystic Seaport

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860.572.0711.
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
05/28/2018
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm
Price: 
free with admission, some activities have an additional charge

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together
Contact name: 
Mystic Seaport Visitor Center
Email address: 
Shake off the winter with a fun day at Mystic Seaport! Each weekend in spring you can take part in cool demonstrations like sail setting, boat building, life saving and more. The artistic ones in the family can make a toy boat, a print, or learn sea songs. You can even visit the planetarium and learn about celestial navigation! Seriously. Bring your kids; they might even smile in your family selfie!

 

SPRING WEEKEND ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

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

(Includes Memorial Day, May 28)

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

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

10:30 – Dead Horse Ceremony: Sailors’ Celebration
Joseph Conrad 

10:45 – Help Set A Sail
Joseph Conrad

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)

1:00-4:00 – Navigation Quest
Nautical Instruments Shop (23 on map)

1:00 – Codfishing on the Banks: Anchor & Dory Demonstration
L.A. Dunton

1:00 – Music of the Sea and Shore
Chapel (45 on the map).
If rain, wind, or cold, Wendell Building, Chapel (5 on map)

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

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.

2:00 – Breeches Buoy Life-Saving Drill
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 – Working Aloft On A Square-Rigger
Joseph Conrad

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.

3:30 – 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)

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