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September 2022

Indigenous Connecticut River Celebration

September 17, 2022
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex,CT06426United States
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Hosted by our friends at The Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut, this day of stories and song features storytelling by Nehantic and Abenaki representatives, Humble Spirits drum group, Schaghticoke tribal dancer Jennifer Lee, presentations on indigenous history, hands-on activities, and more.

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October 2022

America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

October 14, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New York Yacht Club, 37 West 44th Street
New York,NYUnited States
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December 2023

75th Annual Community Carol Sing

December 17, 2023
Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,CT06355United States
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This event starts with a holiday concert by the Mystic Seaport Museum carolers in the Greenmanville Church at 2 pm. The carol sing, led by former Ledyard High School choral director, Jamie Spillane and backed by the Museum carolers and a brass quartet, commences at McGraw Quadrangle at 3pm. The Treworgy Planetarium presents a free program, “The Star of Bethlehem,” exploring the winter skies by merging science, mythology, religious observance, winter traditions and music, at 11am, 1pm &…

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January 2024

Mariners, Whalers and Traders: Island Connections to the Thames

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street
New London,CT06320United States
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In this Thames River Heritage Park Foundation lecture series presentation, troubadour Geoff Kaufmann shares stories of sailors in prose and song, referencing connections between New London/Groton and Southeastern Connecticut to a number of islands near and far. Reception 6pm; lecture 7pm.

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Watercraft Hall & Shipyard Tours

January 5
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Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Ever wondered what lies inside Mystic Seaport Museum's Watercraft Hall and Preservation Shipyard, open to the public only a few times per year? Explore an amazing collection, and watch skilled shipwrights on winter projects including Mayflower II, L.A. Dunton, and more.

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Watercraft Hall & Shipyard Tours

January 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Ever wondered what lies inside Mystic Seaport Museum's Watercraft Hall and Preservation Shipyard, open to the public only a few times per year? Explore an amazing collection, and watch skilled shipwrights on winter projects including Mayflower II, L.A. Dunton, and more.

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Progress of Propulsion: Development of Engine & Drive systems in Automobiles & Boats 1800s-WWI

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame, One Burnside Street
Bristol,RI02809United States
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In this Herreshoff Marine Museum Lecture Series virtual & in-person presentation, Evan Ide will discuss pioneering innovations created at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company.

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February 2024

Kinship, Trade and Culture: Eastern Long Island and the Thames

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street
New London,CT06320United States
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In this Thames River Heritage Park Foundation lecture series presentation, Patricia Schaefer will discuss “Lange Eylandt” and Southeastern Connecticut's strong kinship, trade, and cultural ties in the 18th century, using examples from the Joshua Hempstead diary as illustrations. Reception 6pm; lecture 7pm.

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Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises on RiverQuest

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex,CT06426United States
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Get an up-close view of majestic bald eagles aboard Connecticut River Expeditions’ RiverQuest. Fridays at 10am & 12:30pm; Saturdays & Sundays at 9am; 11:30am & 2pm. $45 per person includes admission to the exhibits and galleries at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. Advance reservations are strongly suggested; call 860-767-8269 x 113.

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Noiseless, Clean & Reliable: The Untold Story of HMCo.’s Electric Launches

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame, One Burnside Street
Bristol,RI02809United States
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In this Herreshoff Marine Museum Lecture Series virtual & in-person presentation, HMM Curator Evelyn Ansel will discuss innovated watercraft created at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. reception 6pm; lecture 7.

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