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May 2019

Lighthouse Lovers Cruise (4 hours)

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 5, 2019

See up to 10 of Maine’s most iconic lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, Seguin Island Light, Cuckolds Light, Ram Island Light, Burnt Island Light, and Hendricks Head Light. Running Saturday at 3:30 pm, May 18-October 5. Members $42; nonmembers $52; 6-12 years $35; under 6 $6  

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Six Rivers of Merrymeeting Bay (3 hours)

May 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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The namesake of our cruise boat, Merrymeeting Bay is a unique confluence of six Maine rivers, all converging to form a truly rare ecosystem. Pass through the swirling eddies of Chops Point into the serenity of the bay, one of the best places in the state to view bald eagles and waterfowl. Running Sunday at 3:30 pm, May 19-October 6. Members $38; nonmembers $47; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6

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Behind the Scenes Tour of the Schooner Bowdoin and Ernestina-Morrissey

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boothbay Harbor Shipyard, 120 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 United States
$20.00 - $25.00

Built in 1894 the Ernestina-Morrissey is a National Historic Landmark Vessel and the Official Vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Built in 1921, the schooner Bowdoin is the official vessel of the state of Maine and the flagship of Maine Maritime Academy.  Both vessels are currently undergoing restoration work at Boothbay Harbor Shipyard; join us to tour the vessels and the yard. Participants will meet at the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard.

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June 2019

Lecture: Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Hanover: The Romance and Reality of a Maine Shipwreck

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

The wreck of the Hanover and loss of all hands in 1849 shocked the midcoast Maine community.  Susan Beegle will reveal how this tragedy inspired literary themes in Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Pearl of Orr's Island, written over a decade after the Hanover's loss.

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Schooner Mary E: Bath to Harpswell Sail (5 hours)

June 20 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$95.00 - $105.00

Sail past the six lighthouses of the Kennebec River before passing Fort Popham and Popham Beach. Experience the thrill of sailing Mary E in open water past Seguin Island to Casco Bay.  We'll pass Harpswell and Admiral Perry's Eagle Island before docking at the Dolphin Marina and restaurant. Tickets are extremely limited, book early. Guests are responsible for their own transportation from the Dolphin Marina.

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

June 24 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Schooner Mary E: Casco Bay Gaffers Race; Portland to Bailey Island (6 hours)

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Portland Dockside, Dock location to be determined
Portland, ME 04101 United States
$105.00 - $115.00

Take part in the action as Mary E joins Maine's schooner fleet from Portland to Boothbay for Windjammer Days.  We'll depart from Portland bound for Bailey Island in this first leg of the journey and weaving through the islands of Casco Bay.  The trip will end at Cooks Lobster and Ale House. Tickets are extremely limited; book early. Guests are responsible for their own transportation to Portland and from Bailey Island.

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Windjammer Days Cruise

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$10.00 - $65.00

A unique opportunity to be at sea right in the middle of Maine's famous fleet of windjammers!  Cruise to Boothbay Harbor aboard the museum's cruise boat Merrymeeting. Disembark to explore the town, then re-board for an up-close look at Maine's Windjammer Fleet, including our very own Mary E.  This is a wonderful photo opportunity and a truly remarkable spectacle! This cruise is approximately 6 hours long. Members $52; nonmembers $65; 6-12 years $42; under 6 $10  

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Schooner Mary E: Boothbay Windjammer Days Parade (2.5 hours)

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
ME United States
$75.00 - $85.00

Don't just watch Boothbay's Windjammer Days Parade, be part of the action! Step aboard Mary E for a rare opportunity to take part in the Windjammer Days Parade. We'll depart Boothbay Harbor and join the fleet to sail into the harbor for the Parade of Sail. Tickets are very limited; book early. Guests are responsible for their own transportation to and from Boothbay Harbor.

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Lecture: Preserving Maritime Artifacts: The Art and Science of Archaeological Conservation

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

Learn the secrets and science behind conserving artifacts found underwater.  Molly O'Guinness Carlson, of the Head Tide Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, will share her experience and challenges working as a marine conservator.

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July 2019

Fireworks Cruise

July 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$6.00 - $49.00

The 2019 Fireworks Cruise has SOLD OUT Cruise along the Kennebec River's Long Reach and see spectacular water views of Doubling Point Lighthouse, the historic Percy & Small Shipyard and Bath's colorful waterfront.  Enjoy your favorite beverage and the best view of the Heritage Days fireworks! Seating is very limited; reserve early.

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Mary E’s Birthday Gala

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Join us in the Percy & Small Shipyard for an incredible evening to support the historic 1906 schooner Mary E and the preservation of traditional maritime skills.This special event will feature live and silent auctions, music, dancing, dinner by Churchill Events, and more. Valet service will be available. Generously sponsored by: Geoffrey & Lindsay Alexander Kristin Fletcher & Craig Sipe Karl & Joan Lauenstein Paul & Kathy Anderson Laura Burns & Tom Tiller Dick & Doris Lemieux Bill & Mary Earl Rogers Dana & Betsy Twombly John Kilbourne

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Talk and Book Signing: Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of the El Farro

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

Into the Raging Sea, a national bestseller and one of NPR's "Best Books of 2018," recounts the loss of the container ship El Faro, in 2015's Hurricane Joaquin.  Rachel Slade, acclaimed for her investigative journalism, unravels the mystery surrounding this recent shipwreck. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and a book signing will follow the talk.

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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August 2019

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Lecture: Tow Salvage or Vessel Recovery? An Introduction to Salvage Laws at Work

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

Captain Bruce White will share his experience with Sea Tow to unravel the complexity of salvage laws.  Explore the differences between salvage, a simple tow, and a vessel recovery through real-world examples of boating accidents off of Maine's coast.

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - August 15 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$75.00 - $94.00

The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception.  Learn boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending, although no experience, boatbuilding or otherwise, is required. Each participant builds three nesting oval boxes made from cherry and cedar.  All materials are included in the class fee. This class will be offered twice in 2019: August 14 and 15, 5-8 pm, and December 4 and 5, 5-8 pm.

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$212.00 - $290.00

Members $212; nonmembers $265; early pick-up/late drop-off available for $25 Our five-day summer camp will develop your child’s curiosity for nature exploration and all things nautical. Each of the seven sessions includes outdoor adventures, boat cruises, games, science experiments, crafts, beach trips and more! Small weekly camper groups, low camper-to-counselor ratios, and experienced educators make for an unforgettable camp experience. For students ages 6-12 years old. There are seven sessions of camp available: June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; August 5-9; August 12-16; and August 19-23.Camp runs from 9 am-4 pm Monday through Friday, and early drop-off and late pick-up is available (8 am-5:30 pm) for an additional $25. Campers must bring a lunch.  A mid-morning snack is provided.  Campers should be prepared for indoor and outdoor activities each day. This program is made possible thanks to support from the Merrymeeting Bay Trust.  

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Lecture: Modern Oceanographic Equipment and the Search for the Schooner Wyoming

August 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

John Perry Fish led an oceanographic team on a 20-year search for the final resting place of the Bath-built, six-masted schooner Wyoming, which was located in 2003 off the coast of Cape Cod.  The operation encountered sharks, fierce tidal currents and coastal storms.In this presentation, Fish will detail the technology employed in the search for the Wyoming and the latest equipment used in modern ocean searches. Fish has managed over 350 at-sea search operations for lost submerged objects from 747 aircraft to modern, historic and treasure ships.  His company operations have spanned the globe with search operations performed in Europe, China, Australia and South America.

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September 2019

Explore Maine’s Pumpkin Trail

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

From Labor Day through the end of October, explore all of the fall fun Maine's beautiful Midcoast has to offer! Maine's Pumpkin Trail covers 40 miles of Maine's most charming coastline and features cruises, giant racing pumpkin boats, parades, shopping, fantastic gardens, festivals, flying and smashing pumpkins, and events for the entire family! See the full calendar of Maine's Pumpkin Trail events here. Learn more about the partners of Maine's Pumpkin Trail!  

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Film and Talk: Sunken Steamboats of Moosehead Lake

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

See the Midcoast premier of this new documentary featuring never-before-seen underwater footage revealing the discovery and history of the sunken steamships in Moosehead Lake.  Film will be followed by a talk with director Ryan Robbins and producer Liz McKeil. https://youtu.be/Lm8btql_65M

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Pints on the Pier

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$15.00 - $32.00

Enjoy a late summer sunset along the riverside with some of Maine's best brewers! Plus food trucks will be on-site with a variety of delicious offerings.Confirmed participants for 2019 include Moderation Brewing Company, Sasanoa Brewing, Flight Deck Brewing, Sheepscot Valley Brewing Company, and Whaleback Cider.  Sample recent releases from your favorite brewers or discover a new favorite; either way it's beer on the pier! This is a 21+ event. Sponsored by:    

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October 2019

Lecture: Maine’s Deep Connection to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary: Currents, Cod and Shipwrecks

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

Using stunning imagery captured with underwater drones and by divers, Ben Haskell, Deputy Superintendent of Stellwagen Bank will take the audience on a tour of several iconic shipwrecks that were built in Maine.  Among them is the steamship Portland which sank in the Gale of 1898 with all hands on board. Along the way he will describe the marine life that have make the shipwrecks their home and how the Maine Coastal Current contributes to the amazing productivity of the Sanctuary.

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Lecture: The History and Process of Shipwreck Archaeology

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$7.00 - $10.00

Prof. Warren Reiss will explain the significance, possibilities, fieldwork, analysis, and ethics of this unique endeavor.  Riess will use maritime archaeology examples mostly in Maine.

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November 2019

Boatshop Workshop: Fireside Stool Class

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - November 7 @ 8:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530 United States
$70.00 - $88.00

The fireside stool is held together with glue and wedges and is a great beginning woodworking project. It's extremely versatile for adults, children, and pets alike.  You'll find yourself using it all over the house and your friends will marvel at its artistic beauty.  No woodworking experience is necessary--over 200 have been built by our 5th to 8th-grade boatbuilding students.  Includes all materials. This class meets November 6 and 7, 2019 from 5-8 pm.

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