Events

Showing events from Jul 31, 2015 to Oct 29, 2015

July 31

Androscoggin River to the Merrymeeting Bay Kayak Trip

11:30AM - 3:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

August 3

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

6:00PM - 8:00PM Courses & Instruction

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Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

Here are three easy ways to make boating more enjoyable:

First, learn the basics about the information found on nautical charts.

Second, have your charts out where you can use them when enjoying Maine's beautiful ...

August 4

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

Suddenly In Command Boating Class

6:00PM - 8:00PM Courses & Instruction

What would you do if you found yourself suddenly in command when the skipper is incapacitated?

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This is the ideal course for those who enjoy boating but are not often at the helm. Boating problems and emergencies can ...

August 6

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

August 8

Tours of the Maine Responder Oil Spill Response Vessel

10:00AM - 4:00PM Industry Tours

 
Come join us for a rare behind-the-scenes tour of this 210-foot-long Oil Spill Response Vessel while it is docked at the museum’s Deering Pier. The Maine Responder is equipped with a helipad, oil containment booms, and oil recovery devices. The vessel's ability ...

August 10

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

August 11

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 12

Industry Tour: Brooks Lobster Trap Mill

10:00AM - 12:00PM Industry Tours

From wood saplings bent by hand, to today’s scientifically studied entry and escape points, the lobster trap’s history and technological advancements are a fascinating story.  Three generations of the Brooks family have been making lobster traps since 1946 ...

August 13

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

Science, Lobstering and Lobstermen

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

The history, science and lobstering is a relationship filled with ...

August 16

Cathance River Kayak Trip

7:00AM - 11:00AM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

August 17

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

August 18

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 19

Boatshop Workshop: Heart-Shaped Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

Due to the popularity of our Shaker box making workshops, we have designed a 'Shaker-inspired' heart shaped box that can be created in as little as 6 hours. Using similar techniques as the oval boxes, the heart shaped box is made of steam bent, locally grown cherry with bookmatched tops ...

August 20

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

August 24

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

Boatshop Workshop: Steam Bending

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will learn the basics of bending wood, which is an integral piece of small boat building. The boatshop bends wood for everything from boat planks and frames to shaker boxes and surfboard fins.
The focus will be on understanding how to get wood to bend ...

August 25

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 26

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

This popular workshop is ideal for the beginner to intermediate woodworker.  In just two short sessions you’ll gain the skills to build a hand crafted set of shaker boxes.  Each box is built of cherry, copper tacks, and cedar, and serves as an elegant storage container.  If you’ve ever wanted ...

August 27

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

Sunset on Eastern River Kayak Trip

3:30PM - 7:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

Where Ship Meets Shore: The Longshoremen of Maine

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Making the Best of It Lecture & Film Series

Where Ship Meets Shore: The Longshoremen of Maine
with Dr. Michael C. Connolly

While great coastal towns are identified with vessels at sea, the true character of these places is made of the people who work there every day. Get to ...

August 31

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

September 1

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 7

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

September 8

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 9

Boatshop Workshop: Steam Bending

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will learn the basics of bending wood, which is an integral piece of small boat building. The boatshop bends wood for everything from boat planks and frames to shaker boxes and surfboard fins.
The focus will be on understanding how to get wood to bend ...

September 10

From Trap to Table: How Maine Lobster is Processed

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

From Trap to Table: How Maine Lobster is Processed
with John Hathaway - Owner of Shuck's Maine Lobster

Over the years the Maine lobster has gone from a "poverty food" in colonial times to being an internationally desired protein prepared lovingly by the world's most renowned chefs. The Maine legacy ...

September 12

Butler Cover Kayak Trip

11:30AM - 3:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

September 14

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

September 15

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 21

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

September 22

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 23

Boatshop Workshop: Building the Adirondack Chair

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

Building the Adirondack Chair

Learn to build a comfortable and eye catching Adirondack Chair out of the very cedar the boatshop uses to plank our boats! This season we'll be offering this wonderful course for the beginner to expert builder. Constructed ...

September 24

The Biology of the American Lobster

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

The Biology of the American Lobster

with Dr. Robert Bayer, Executive Director of The Lobster Institute


The American Lobster is a fascinating animal. Did you know the American Lobster's kidney is next to its antennae? What color is ...

September 28

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

September 29

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

October 1

Films: Life by Lobster and Lobstertown

6:30PM - 8:30PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

         
Join us for two exciting documentary films juxtaposing the lives of lobstermen in the village of Corea in 1947 and the lobstering lifestyle ...

October 5

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes into the construction of the world's most advanced ships?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the ...

October 6

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

October 7

John's Bay Boatshop Tour

10:30AM - 12:30PM Industry Tours

This small, traditional boatshop located in Midcoast Maine builds
custom plank on frame boats for both work & pleasure. Owner, Peter Kass believes
in building using traditional methods. He designs all of the boats he builds starting
with a half -model he carves ...

October 14

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

This popular workshop is ideal for the beginner to intermediate woodworker.  In just two short sessions you’ll gain the skills to build a hand crafted set of shaker boxes.  Each box is built of cherry, copper tacks, and cedar, and serves as an elegant storage container.  If you’ve ever wanted ...

October 15

Film: Downeast

6:30PM - 8:30PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Downeast
Directed by David Redmon & Ashley Sabin



"Downeast is as pugnacious as it is intimate." John Anderson, Variety

The devastating loss of industry to Maine's economy has been felt deepest in our fishing ...

October 22

Grit and Determination: Past, Present and Future Issues Facing Lobstermen and Women

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Grit and Determination:
Past, Present and Future Issues Facing Lobstermen and Women
with Patrice McCarron, Executive Director of The Maine Lobstermen's Association


Maine lobstermen are at the heart of bringing the state's most iconic product to ...

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