Essex Annual Shad Bake

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

The Rotary Club of Essex and The Connecticut River Museum partner to bring you a classic Spring ritual of the Connecticut Shoreline- the Shad Bake. Now in its 61st year, the Rotary Club of Essex has maintained this important culinary tradition for decades. Expertly de-boned, nailed on oak planks and cooked around a smoldering bonfire,…

$10 – $40

Exhibit Tour and Myths & Legends

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

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…

$5

2019 WoodenBoat Show

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT

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.

Tall Ships America–2019 Tall Ships Challenge

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…

Phoenix Burning: Case Study of a Lake Champlain Shipwreck

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

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…

$775

Deep River Cemetery Tour

Fountain Hill Cemetery 57 High Street, Deep River, CT

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…

$5 – $10

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday Celebration at Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum 211 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Join Independence Seaport Museum and guest speaker Commander (CDR) Warren Judge to celebrate the United States Coast Guard’s birthday! Take part in special activities, enjoy birthday cake, and more. CDR Judge has 32 years of distinguished service in the United States Coast Guard (USCG), with occupational specialty in the area of C4IT (Command, Control, Computers…

Included with regular Museum admission; free for Coast Guard.

Myths and Legends Onrust Brunch

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

  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…

$28

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival

New London, CT City Pier, New London, CT

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…

Free

International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

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…

International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

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…

Madisonville LA Wooden Boat Festival

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA

The 30th annual Wooden Boat Festival at Madisonville highlights for thousands of visitors close to 100 beautiful classic vessels. Stroll our beautiful Tchefuncte River waterfront while enjoying local food and music and watch bold Cardboard Boat Racing on Saturday, Oct 12 and the Quick n Dirty Boatbuilding Race on Sunday. Wide-ranging children’s activities involve boats,…

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at the Independence Seaport Museum

Independence Seaport Museum 211 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

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…

Progressive® Insurance World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition

Rockland County Community College 145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Thursday, February 27 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 Thursday: 1:00PM – 8:00PM Friday: 12:00PM – 8:00PM Saturday: 9:30AM – 7:00PM Sunday: 9:30AM – 5:00PM Adults: $14, Ages 6-11: $3, Children under 5 are free The 2020 Progressive® Insurance World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition, the northeast’s premier fishing, hunting and travel event, transforms Rockland Community College…

47th Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime Symposium — Bath, Maine

Maine Maritime Museum 43 Washington St., Bath, ME

Leadership: 200 Years of Maine Pioneers SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020 (BATH, MAINE) CALL FOR PAPERS Maine’s pioneering spirit is celebrated in its motto—dirigo, “I lead.” Ultimately leadership is the story of individuals—captains, crew, craftsmen, entrepreneurs, rescuers, and even scoundrels. These individuals have shaped every aspect of maritime life, including shipbuilding, shipping, fishing, recreation, lifesaving, conservation,…