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The Mariners’ Museum

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100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222 http://www.marinersmuseum.org

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January 2018

Hilton Village Lecture: The Huntington Family of Newport News

January 27 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This is the first of three lectures in our Historic Winter Speaker Series, titled, "Chartering the Course to Greatness: The Huntington Family".

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

January 28 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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FREE and open to the public Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for…

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Town Hall at The Mariners’: Future of the Park

January 31 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join Howard Hoege, The Mariners’ Museum and Park’s President and CEO, on Wednesday, January 31 for a Town Hall Meeting on the future of the Park.

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February 2018

The Technology of the America’s Cup

February 3 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Maritime Connections: The Technology of the America's Cup Presented by Jeanne Willoz-Egnor, Director of Collections Lecture begins at 2:30 PM…

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Macro Photography Workshop

February 3 @ 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join the Mariners’ Museum Staff and the James River Camera Club for a 3-hour adventure taking up close and personal photos of the Mariners’ collection!

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Beyond the Shackles

February 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Beyond the Shackles: The Role of African-Americans During the Civil War By the mid-nineteenth century, not every African-American was enslaved;…

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Civil War Lecture: Passaic-class monitors

February 10 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Passaic-class Monitors Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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The African and African-American Presence in the Maritime World

February 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join Museum staff on a unique guided tour of The Mariners’ Museum as we discover the influences of Africans and…

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Safety at Sea

February 17 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us for the most comprehensive near coastal safety at sea program offered in the Hampton Roads area.

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Storytelling with Dylan Pritchett

February 17 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Storytelling at 1 PM and 2 PM A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Mr. Pritchett has been a full-time storyteller, taking…

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Lecture: American Dunkirk

February 22 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf explore how people pull together to respond to and recover from catastrophic events.

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Rain Barrel Workshops

February 24 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on May 19, 2018 at 10:00am

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn to assemble a 55 gallon rain barrel that you can take home! In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative…

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Hilton Village Lecture: Homer Lenoir Ferguson

February 24 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This is the second of three lectures in our Historic Winter Speaker Series, titled, "Chartering the Course to Greatness: The Huntington Family".

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Anansi and Other African Folktales

February 25 @ 1:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Throughout the ages, Africans have used storytelling to teach life lessons, entertain, and explain the workings of the world. In…

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March 2018

The Comeback: How Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup

March 3 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Maritime Connections: The Comeback · How Oracle Team USA Won the 2013 America’s Cup Presented by Jeanne Willoz-Egnor, Director of…

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Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend

March 10 - March 11
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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On March 10 and 11, The Mariners' Museum and Park will commemorate the Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever.

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Civil War Lecture: The Age of Iron

March 10 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Age of Iron Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil…

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History Bites

March 10 @ 6:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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A food tasting event of HISTORIC proportions!

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Lecture: Wendy Mitman Clarke

March 22 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Still Water Bending is the story of a third-generation Chesapeake waterman, his estranged daughter, and their unusual path to reconciliation in a drafty old shed, building a traditional deadrise skiff.

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Hilton Village Lecture: The First Decade

March 24 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This is the last lecture in our Historic Winter Speaker Series, titled, "Chartering the Course to Greatness: The Huntington Family".

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April 2018

The History of Museum through Photographs

April 7 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Maritime Connections: The History of Museum through Photographs Presented by Brock Switzer, Digital Imaging Specialist and Photographer Lecture begins at…

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Lecture: Sarah Fraser

April 12 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Renowned Scottish author and historian Sarah Fraser thinks history would have been very different had Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales, lived past the age of 18.

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Civil War Lecture: DuPont’s Ironclad Attack on Charleston

April 14 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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DuPont’s Ironclad Attack on Charleston Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM…

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Lecture: Hampton Sides

April 19 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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In The Kingdom of Ice is a spellbinding tale of heroism and determination in the most unforgiving territory on Earth.

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Rain Barrel Workshops

April 28 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on May 19, 2018 at 10:00am

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn to assemble a 55 gallon rain barrel that you can take home! In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative…

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May 2018

The State of USS Monitor’s Turret

May 5 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Maritime Connections: The State of USS Monitor's Turret Presented by Will Hoffman, Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator Lecture begins…

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The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival

May 6 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Beer from a cask in 2013 at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival

Great beer, good food and live music! The sixth annual Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival will features craft beers in the unique setting of The Mariners' Museum's outdoor courtyards.

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Civil War Lecture: The Clarence/Tacony/Archer Affair

May 12 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Confederate Piracy on the High Seas: The Clarence/Tacony/Archer Affair Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture…

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Rain Barrel Workshops

May 19 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on May 19, 2018 at 10:00am

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn to assemble a 55 gallon rain barrel that you can take home! In a partnership with the Virginia Cooperative…

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Lecture: Adriane Lentz-Smith

May 24 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This talk will focus on the experience of African American civilians and soldiers in the war years, with a particular focus on how World War I shaped the black freedom struggle.

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October 2018

The Noland Trail Marathon and Relay

October 14 @ 7:00 AM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Noland Trail Marathon and Relay Sunday, October 14, 7 AM Click here for more details or to register Produced…

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The Mariners’ ARRRtober Festival

October 14 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Mariners’ ARRRtober Festival is a family-friendly event that features pirate-themed activities all day long!

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