Events

Showing events from Sep 5, 2015 to Dec 4, 2015

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: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

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 ...

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

September 15

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

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 ...

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

September 22

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

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 ...

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

September 29

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

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 ...

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

October 6

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

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 12

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

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 19

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

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 ...

October 26

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

November 2

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

November 5

Film: Deep Waters

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

Deep Waters
Directed by Henry King

Hollywood's prolific "Golden Era" director Henry King (Twelve O'Clock High, Snows of Kilamanjaro) brings filming to Vinalhaven in 1948 with Deep Waters. The combination of advanced special effects for the ...

November 9

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

November 16

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

November 19

Sustainability and the American Lobster

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

Sustainability and the American Lobster
with Dr. Richard Wahle, Research Associate Professor, University of Maine School of Marine Sciences


Being able to ensure the future of the lobster fishery is essential to the Maine economy, lobstermen and the overall health of the coastal ecesystem. Dr. Richard Wahle ...

November 23

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

November 30

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Boatbuilding

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three-hour weekly class, students will build a traditional Maine flat bottom skiff.  Construction will cover everything from lofting, building the jig, cutting the stem rabbet, spiling the planks and fitting out the interior.  No boatbuilding experience is necessary, but familiarity with shop tools is a plus.  The finished boat ...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530