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Maine Maritime Museum

207-443-1316|www.mainemaritimemuseum.org

September 2019

Atop Portland Head Light

Wednesday September 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portland Head Ligh, Fort Williams Pk, 1000 Shore Rd
Cape Elizabeth,04107
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$24 – $30

Portland Head Light is Maine’s oldest lighthouse and one of New England’s most photographed locations. Tour the museum located inside the Keepers Quarters and enjoy a truly rare opportunity to climb the spiral staircase of the 80-foot tower to take in the breathtaking views from inside of the lantern. Space is very limited; advanced reservations required. The climb to the top of the tower is strenuous and may not be appropriate for those with health issues or uncomfortable with heights. Offered…

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Wednesday September 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Friday September 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Saturday September 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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Pints on the Pier

Saturday September 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$15. – $38.

Enjoy a late summer sunset along the riverside with some of Maine’s best brewers! Food trucks will also be on-site with a variety of delicious offerings. Confirmed participants for 2019 include Moderation Brewing Company, Sasanoa Brewing, Flight Deck Brewing, Sheepscot Valley Brewing Company, Whaleback Cider, Cushnoc Brewing Co., Black Pug Brewing, Boothbay Craft Brewery, Nonesuch River Brewing, and The Maine Brew Bus.  Sample recent releases from your favorite brewers or discover a new favorite; either way it’s beer on the…

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Wednesday September 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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Songs of the Sea: Live Music with Jim Mageean, Pat Sheridan and Miscellania

Wednesday September 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$16 – $20

Jim Mageean and Pat Sheridan, British-based folk singers and international recording artists, will perform traditional sea shanties during an evening celebrating maritime music. Mageean’s world-renowned performances and arrangements have been featured in international festivals, television, and film, including 2003’s Master and Commander:The Far Side of the World. Special guests, Miscellania, Bowdoin College’s female acapella group, will open the show with their rendition of “Roll the Old Chariot” featured in the exhibit, Maritime Music.

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Friday September 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Saturday September 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Not available June 21-28
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$45 – $56

Sail down the Kennebec River aboard the historic 1906 schooner Mary E; the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. You’ll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights, and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Running…

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October 2019

Lecture: Maine’s Deep Connection to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary: Currents, Cod and Shipwrecks

Thursday October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$7 – $10

Using stunning imagery captured with underwater drones and by divers, Ben Haskell, Deputy Superintendent of Stellwagen Bank will take the audience on a tour of several iconic shipwrecks that were built in Maine.  Among them is the steamship Portland which sank in the Gale of 1898 with all hands on board. Along the way he will describe the marine life that have make the shipwrecks their home and how the Maine Coastal Current contributes to the amazing productivity of the Sanctuary.

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Lecture: The History and Process of Shipwreck Archaeology

Thursday October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$7 – $10

Prof. Warren Riess will explain the significance, possibilities, fieldwork, analysis, and ethics of this unique endeavor.  Riess will use maritime archaeology examples mostly in Maine.

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November 2019

Boatshop Workshop: Fireside Stool Class

Wednesday November 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$70 – $88

The fireside stool is held together with glue and wedges and is a great beginning woodworking project. It’s extremely versatile for adults, children, and pets alike.  You’ll find yourself using it all over the house and your friends will marvel at its artistic beauty.  No woodworking experience is necessary–over 200 have been built by our 5th to 8th-grade boatbuilding students.  Includes all materials. This class meets November 6 and 7, 2019 from 5-8 pm.

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December 2019

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

Wednesday December 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Take Aug 14-15 class or the Dec 4-5 class.
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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$75 – $94

The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception.  Learn boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending, although no experience, boatbuilding or otherwise, is required. Each participant builds three nesting oval boxes made from cherry and cedar.  All materials are included in the class fee. This class will be offered twice in 2019: August 14 and 15, 5-8 pm, and December 4 and 5, 5-8 pm.

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