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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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October 2017

Lecture: Laura Sook Duncombe

October 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas Presented by Author Laura Sook Duncombe Tickets are…

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Introduction to Scrimshaw

October 28 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 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 Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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November 2017

Fall Photography Nature Walk on the Noland Trail

November 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 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 - 4:00 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 Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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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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Lecture: History Below the Waves

November 30 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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History Below the Waves: Shipwrecks of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Presented by Jeff Gray, Superintendent of NOAA’s Thunder Bay…

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December 2017

Breakfast with Santa

December 2 @ 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Enjoy a hot breakfast with Santa Claus, take your own photos with Santa, and make ornaments and other holiday crafts!…

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Sailing by Starlight: An Introduction to Celestial Navigation

December 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 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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Breakfast with Santa

December 9 @ 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Enjoy a hot breakfast with Santa Claus, take your own photos with Santa, and make ornaments and other holiday crafts!…

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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 Emeritus, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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Lecture: Linda Heywood

December 14 @ 7:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen Presented by Linda Heywood Tickets are required for all evening lectures. General admission tickets…

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February 2018

Rain Barrel Workshops

February 24, 2018 @ 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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April 2018

Rain Barrel Workshops

April 28, 2018 @ 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

Rain Barrel Workshops

May 19, 2018 @ 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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