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Community Day

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, May 18, 2024! Join us for our annual kick-off to the summer season! Admission is FREE and cruise tickets start at just $12 (available at the door). Don’t miss the raising of the flags over the Wyoming with a bell salute at noon. Plus, tour the historic Percy & Small Shipyard, enjoy traditional skills and demonstrations, and explore all of the museum’s exhibits.

Tickets for discounted cruises are available at the door, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hop on the Trolley  to head downtown and experience the best of Bath at Spring into Summer! This year’s festivities include non-profit pop ups, music, dancing & shopping. Exciting variety of free activities for friends & family! Learn more at VisitBath.com.

Community Day Schedule

Wyoming Flag Raising

NOON – 12:20 PM

Guided Tours

Percy & Small Shipyard Tour
10:30 AM, 11 AM, 12:30 PM, 1 PM, & 1:30 PM

Donnell House Docent Tour
Ongoing, 10 AM – 2 PM

Ongoing, 10 AM – 2 PM

Cruise Aboard the Merrymeeting

1-hour cruises at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM & 2 PM, $12
Lighthouse Lovers at 3:30 PM, $30
Discounts for children, no advance ticket sales available

Traditional Skills & Demonstrations

Ship Launching Demonstration
Saw Mill Demonstration (weather permitting)
Blacksmithing, Kenneth D. Kramer Blacksmith Shop
Woodcarving, Mould Loft
Woodcarving, Sewall Hall
Boatbuilding, Boatshop
Watercraft Restoration Center
Music, Mould Loft

Lawn Games

Cornhole & Giant Blocks
Croquet, Donnell House Lawn, 11 AM – 1 PM

Food Service

Black Salt (Food Truck)
The Sail Shed by Long Reach Kitchen & Catering

Museum Store Pop-Up

Story Time with Splash the Friendly Sea Monster

Museum Galleries, 11 – 11:30 AM

Community Activity Tent

Midcoast Hunger Prevention, Midcoast Humane, Girl Scouts, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Patten Free Library, ArtVan, Bath Area Family YMCA, Maine Maritime Museum Education. Visit each table to earn a stamp—collect them all & enter to win four tickets on any available 2024 1-Hour Lighthouse
& Nature Cruise.


May 18
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine
(207) 443-1316
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