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December 6

Toys for Tots

Make a child’s dream come true! Donate a toy this holiday season. Look for the donation box in the Main Lobby.

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December 9

Virtual
Evening Lecture: Icebound

Set off on a glacial trip with author Andrea Pitzer as she shares the tale of William Barents’s Arctic adventures along with stories of her own polar explorations.

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December 10

Virtual Civil War Lecture: Rear Admiral Stephen Decatur Trenchard

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he presents on the decorated naval career of RADM Stephen Decatur Trenchard.

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December 11

STORYTIME WITH SANTA

Santa Claus is coming to The Mariners’ Museum! Join us for holiday fun as jolly St. Nick shares one of his favorite stories, and everyone indulges on yummy cookies.

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December 11

Three Men, Three Gifts, and a Journey

Come learn more about the three kings in a popular Christmas song from Erika Cosme, the Museum’s content and interpretation developer. This is a family-friendly program with crafts included!

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December 12

Friendly Hours

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

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December 17

Virtual Civil War Lecture: 19th-century Christmas Traditions

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he shares the history of an American holiday and its traditions that trace back to the fourth century.

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GIVING TUESDAY
Support your Park & Trail

Donate Today

This #GivingTuesday, we gather again as a community to reach 1,000 donations of $10 to preserve, enhance, and maintain our Park and Trail. Join us today as we work to preserve your Park and inspire the next generation of stewards!

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WREATHING OF THE LIONS
A timeless holiday tradition!

Saturday, December 4

Join The Bronze Door Society and The Mariners’ Museum and Park for holiday cheer when they host the annual wreathing of the four life-sized lion sculptures created by Anna Hyatt Huntington at Lions Bridge. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, crafts, and story time with Santa Claus! Free and open to the public.

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STORYTIME WITH SANTA
Photos, cookies, and more!

November 28 and December 11

Santa Claus is coming to The Mariners’ Museum! Join us for holiday fun as jolly St. Nick shares one of his favorite stories, and everyone indulges on yummy cookies. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the magical moments with Santa! This casual, family-friendly event is free with $1 Museum admission.

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