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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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August 2017

Maritime Mondays

August 21 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until August 28, 2017

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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Maritime Mondays

August 28 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until August 28, 2017

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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  Fun for Children! Join us Monday mornings throughout the summer for engaging, learning activities for children that include story…

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September 2017

Civil War Lecture: The Many Faces of Preservation

September 9 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Many Faces of Preservation: Where does Conservation End and Restoration Begin? Presented by Lesley Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor

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Civil War Lecture: USS Mississippi

September 16 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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USS Mississippi: Ship of the Manifest Destiny Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30…

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The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl: The Secret Life of Objects

September 16 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Marvel at the unexpected discoveries made by our collections experts—from the mysterious lock of hair found behind the miniature portrait…

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Longleaf Pine Basket Weaving Workshop

September 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Presented by Wisteria Perry, Manager of Student Programs Cost is $20 ($10 for Members) In this basket weaving workshop, you’ll…

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

September 24 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day 22 of the month, repeating until October 22, 2017

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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October 2017

Sunset Photography Walk on the Noland Trail

October 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Noland Trail in Fall

FREE and Open to the Public Join members of the James River Camera Club for a special family-friendly evening walk…

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Civil War Lecture: Silk and Rifles

October 14 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Silk and Rifles: The Southern Belle and the Union Naval Blockade Presented by Guest Lecturer Emily Schwalbe, Archaeologist, Clemson University-Warren…

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Book Signing: The Bermuda Privateer

October 21 @ 3:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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FREE with Museum Admission Join author William Westbrook for a special presentation of his novel, The Bermuda Privateer. This new…

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

October 22 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day 22 of the month, repeating until October 22, 2017

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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Introduction to Scrimshaw

October 28 @ 1:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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In this workshop, learn about the history of scrimshaw: the art of carving on bone or ivory. This art form—popular…

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Civil War Lecture: Torpedoes

October 28 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Torpedoes: Infernal Machines Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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November 2017

Fall Photography Nature Walk on the Noland Trail

November 4 @ 2:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Noland Trail in Fall

FREE and Open to the Public Take a walk on the Noland Trail with members of the James River Camera…

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Civil War Lecture: It’s Science!

November 4 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The gun carriage of the USS <em>Monitor</em>

It's Science! Presented by Elsa Sangouard and Kate Sullivan, Conservators, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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Workshop on Indigo: The Color that Changed the World

November 18 @ 1:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Indigo—prized for centuries due to its beautiful purple-blue color and its rarity—was often referred to as “blue gold.” Originally produced…

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Civil War Lecture: CSS Manassas

November 18 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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CSS Manassas Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures are…

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Explorers Theater Closed

November 21
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Explorers Theater will be closed on Tuesday, November 21 for maintenance, reopening on November 22.

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December 2017

Sailing by Starlight: An Introduction to Celestial Navigation

December 5 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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In this family-friendly workshop, we’ll explore the various tools and techniques that sailors have used to find their way across…

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Civil War Lecture: CSS Nashville

December 9 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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CSS Nashville Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures are…

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Christmas on the Monitor

December 9 @ 6:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This December holiday event will commemorate the one and only Christmas spent on the ironclad Monitor before its tragic sinking…

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