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Showing events from May 25, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015

May 26

Boatshop Workshop: Nautical Carving

5:00PM - 7:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three session class, expect to learn the basics of carving trailboards and nautical reliefs with local carver Richard Spear.  Students are encouraged to bring an idea for a carving or to gather inspiration from the exhibit Ingrained:  The Art of the Shipcarver, currently on view in the museum's ...

June 1

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

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

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 mid-coast waters.

Third, learn about ...

June 11

Industry Tour: Nathaniel S. Wilson, Sailmaker Shop

10:30AM - 12:00PM Industry Tours

The art of handmade sails is still alive and well at Nat Wilson's shop in East Boothbay. Come take a behind-the-scenes tour of the shop with Nat and his employees and learn about the century-old techniques and tools used to make the sails. ...

June 24

Shaker Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

A Special Event for Father's Day: Dads, register for our June 24 & 25 class and bring your son or daughter (ages 8-14) to join you in the Boatshop to learn Shaker box building! Each parent/child team will work together to construct one set of Shaker boxes. Please note: this class ...

July 1

River Cruises

All Day Lighthouse & River Cruises

Cruises will be running Summer 2015. For up-to-date information and cruise schedules, join our mailing list.

Maine Maritime Museum conducts a variety of regularly scheduled river cruises that focus on viewing lighthouses in the ...

July 2

Film: Last Log Drive Down the Kennebec

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

Making the Best of It Lecture & Film Series

Last Log Drive Down the Kennebec
presented by Dr. Richard Judd

Though the site of the Kennebec filled to the brim with thousands of floating logs heading downriver is no more, the legacy of the Pine Tree State's river ...

July 14

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Nautical Block Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will make a wooden block, complete with a becket and hand-turned wooden sheave.  Students will shape and rivet the block together with copper rivets and turn the sheave on the shop's lathe.  The end result will be a fully functional block that can be used on ...

July 22

Harrowing Survival: The Tale of a Great Banks Lobsterboat

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

Michael Tougias is a lecturer and award-winning author of 18 books.  His book Fatal Forecast:  An Incredible Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea was praised by the Los Angeles Times as "a breathtaking book-Tougias spins ...

August 3

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

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 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 ...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530