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June 2019

Exhibit Tour and Myths & Legends

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$5

Take a guided tour of the Connecticut River Museum's newest exhibit with curator Amy Trout who will take you on a journey through a mysterious myriad of myths and legends from the CT River Valley. After the tour, sit back and enjoy a theatrical interpretation of one of the River's darker legends - the Dummerston Vampires! This short skit uses a magic lantern show and a cast of wandering entertainers to tell the tale of Captain Spaulding's cursed family. 5:30…

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2019 WoodenBoat Show

June 28 - June 30
Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT 06355 + Google Map
Woodenboat

The WoodenBoat Show will be returning to Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, June 28-30, 2019 with in-water and on-land boat exhibits, reader-built boats, expert skills demonstrations, marine vendors, families building their very own boats, and so much more. For a complete list of Activities, Exhibitors and Visitor Information, please visit www.thewoodenboatshow.com.

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Tall Ships America–2019 Tall Ships Challenge

June 29 - September 1

The tall ships return to the Great Lakes! Join Tall Ships America as the tall ships sail and race throughout the Great Lakes during the summer of 2019. As part of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race Series, the tall ships will visit ports in the United States and Canada, celebrating the rich maritime history of this extraordinary region and helping to bring awareness to the largest body of fresh water in the world.  Visit www.tallshipschallenge.com for dates, ports and participating vessels.…

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July 2019

Phoenix Burning: Case Study of a Lake Champlain Shipwreck

July 1 - July 3
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd
Vergennes, VT 05487 United States
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$775

Lake Champlain was a once a hot bed of experimentation for the development of steamboat technology, and the remains of some of those experiments still lie at the bottom of the lake’s cold dark waters. During this three-day course participants will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the earliest steamboat shipwreck in North America, the steamboat Phoenix (1815-1819). Witches, heroines, sabotage, human error? Commemorate the 200th anniversary of an epic event with a look at the details…

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Deep River Cemetery Tour

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Hill Cemetery, 57 High Street
Deep River, CT 06417 United States
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$5 – $10

Join Connecticut River Museum Curator Amy Trout and Deep River Historical Society Curator Rhonda Forristall to explore the Fountain Hill Cemetery in Deep River.  The tour will highlight the legend of the XYZ bank robber and the mysterious woman who visited his grave.  Be prepared to learn about other curiosities and notables buried there as well! 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a water bottle. Preregistration required.   Both Members and Non Members - Please print…

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August 2019

Myths and Legends Onrust Brunch

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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$28

  Join Connecticut River Museum Curator Amy Trout on a morning sail aboard the Onrust.  Discover the Myths and Legends of the Connecticut River Valley! Enjoy the sights of the River! Light continental style breakfast served.  Space is limited – Preregistration is required. Light Continental Breakfast Complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary Preregistration required.  In Notes section of checkout, please give us your contact information in case of cancellation due to weather. Please print out your receipt to present at our front…

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September 2019

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival

September 12 - September 15
New London, CT, City Pier
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Free

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival is a four day annual celebration promoting the State of Connecticut’s maritime heritage and spirit of innovation in conjunction with Connecticut Maritime Heritage Week. The Festival will attract more than 60,000 visitors this year to the historic Port of New London waterfront including individuals and families who experience unique tours aboard a fleet of boats including U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships, merchant marine vessels, and historic schooners. Festival events include a U.S. Coast…

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International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm, Sweden – at sea – Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

The next ICMM biennial Congress returns to Northern Europe with a unique format. The Congress begins in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday 15 September, then moves by Baltic ferry - with Congress sessions onboard - to Mariehamn in the Åland Islands of Finland. Here the Aland Maritime Museum hosts the final days of the Congress. The Congress Programme Committee has been formed, under the leadership of David Wright, Director of the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. More Congress…

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International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm, Sweden – at sea – Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

The next ICMM biennial Congress returns to Northern Europe with a unique format. The Congress begins in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday 15 September, then moves by Baltic ferry - with Congress sessions onboard - to Mariehamn in the Åland Islands of Finland. Here the Aland Maritime Museum hosts the final days of the Congress. The Congress Programme Committee has been formed, under the leadership of David Wright, Director of the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. More Congress…

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December 2019

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at the Independence Seaport Museum

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Bring the entire family to Independence Seaport Museum to ring in New Year's Eve!  Join us to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with noisemakers, party hats, and a ginger ale toast before the 6 p.m. Sugarhouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. Be sure to arrive before 5 p.m. to visit the Museum galleries and Historic Ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, which open at 10 a.m. Everything is included with regular Museum admission, even the best front-row views of the fireworks from our outdoor terraces.…

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