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The Mariners’ Museum

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

September 2018

$5 Museum Admission with Food Donation

September 4 - September 30
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Mariners' Museum and Park is offering $5 admission for anyone who brings in a non-perishable food donation for the Peninsula Food Bank during September, starting on the 4th.

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Lecture: Enemy in Home Waters

September 20 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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When WWI began in 1914, no American coastal shipping vessels were directly affected. By the end of the war in 1918, three German U-boats sunk a total of 10 boats off North Carolina alone.

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The Mariners’ Gallery Crawl

September 22 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Presented by TowneBank, take a voyage around the world at the Fourth Annual Mariners’ Gallery Crawl as you sip, savor, and explore the Museum.

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

September 23 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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October 2018

Chemistry and Conservation: It’s Science!

October 6 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Objects can tell stories, if one has the tools to listen. Chemistry has many tools that enable us to hear stories that are otherwise hidden to us. This talk will share how we use chemistry to listen to our objects.

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Birthday of the U.S. Navy: Costumed Historical Interpreters

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The U.S. Navy will be 243 years old on Saturday, October 13, 2018! Come celebrate their birthday with Costumed Historical Interpreters portraying different periods in U.S. Naval History.

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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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Part of The Mariners’ ARRRtober Festival, this Marathon & Relay will give runners the opportunity to race the ONLY event run on the beautiful Noland Trail.

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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, featuring pirate-themed activities all day long!

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Lecture: Remember the Tampa!

October 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Hear about the riveting history of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter, Tampa, and its part in World War I.

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World War I Quilting Workshop

October 20 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn how women supported World War I efforts through quilting, and create your own block of pattern to take home.

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Civil War Lecture: USS Cairo

October 20 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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One of the first Union ironclads constructed, USS Cairo was a City-class gunboat that gave the Union a tremendous advantage during operations along the Mississippi.

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Bird Watching on the Noland Trail

October 28 @ 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 28, 2018

The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Take to the Trail, and join members of The Hampton Roads Bird Club for a bird watching workshop!

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November 2018

The Art of Paper Conservation

November 3 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Prints, drawings, documents, books, photographs and other historic artifacts made of paper require specialized care. Learn about the ins and outs of paper conservation.

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Lecture: Eric Jay Dolin

November 8 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn about the star pirates of American piracy's "Golden Age," including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Edward Low.

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Lecture: Rowan Jacobsen

November 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Hear about the resurgence of the oyster and recent breakthroughs in oyster restoration.

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Civil War Lecture: Rear Admiral John A. B. Dahlgren

November 17 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren is known as the 'father of American naval ordnance' and was commander of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, helping Sherman secure Savannah, Georgia.

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December 2018

Civil War Lecture: Last Days of the Monitor

December 8 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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In 1862, the USS Monitor encountered a fierce storm on the afternoon of 30 December, sinking early on the 31st. Indeed, the little ship that had saved the nation was no more.

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