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Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
410-939-4800 http://www.hdgmaritimemuseum.org/

October 2014

Chesapeake Bay Creepy Crawly

October 25, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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It's Creepy Crawly Story time here at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum! On Saturday, October 25, at 10:30 am, the Harford County Public Library will be having a spooky Chesapeake Bay story time as well as a craft. We will learn about critters around the Chesapeake Bay. Just in time for Halloween! Mark your calendars.  

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December 2014

A Chesapeake Christmas

December 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

Calico Jenny will host a Chesapeake Christmas, the bevy of saucy ladies who sing of the salty seas, bring a special blend of seasonal spice to the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. The "Jennies" (Janie Meneely, fiddler Chelle Fulk, and cellist/banjo-lady Molly Hickman) join forces this year, alongside veteran entertainer Jeff Holland. Sit back with a cup of spiced cider and revel in tales about skipjacks, oystering and holidays afloat. Doors open at 7:30 for cocktails and refreshments

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May 2015

Annual Plant Sale and Garden Mart

May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Sponsored by the Gardens de Grace Club on the grounds of the HdG Maritime Museum and Concord Point Keepers House. Plants, Nature Inspired Artisans, Crafters, Garden Decor, Food Vendors and Children's Corner.

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Secret Garden Tour

May 16, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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View lovely gardens in historic Havre de Grace. Begins at the Maritime Museum.

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June 2015

Maritime Museum Summer Concert Series

June 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$10

The HdG Maritime Museum announces its third annual summer concert series. The concerts are presented to a seated audience inside the museum's air-conditioned building. Wine and beer are available for sale. There is ample parking and the building is handicap accessible. June 10- Ian Bell ~ Canadian singer, songwriter and raconteur June 17 Alan Reid and Rob can Sante~ Scottish balladeers June 24 Don Shappelle ~ regional favorite July 1 Calico Jenny ~ a bevy of saucy songstresses July 8…

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July 2015

Summer Story Time @ The HdG Maritime Museum

July 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am
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Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
FREE!

Join us at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum for a story time and fun craft!

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September 2015

CRAB-tober Fest

September 26, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$60

Located at the American Legion, Post 47 in Havre de Grace, MD Enjoy all you can eat Maryland crabs and other bay delicacies. Proceeds benefit the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. Plus: Silent Auctions, raffles, 50/50, Big 6 Wheel

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December 2015

“A Chesapeake Holiday”

December 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15,

Seamus Kennedy and Janie Meneely Live in Concert at the Maritime Museum. Meneely, songwriter and chronicler of all things Chesapeake, join forces with Seamus Kennedy, nationally and internationally- acclaimed Irish troubadour, for an evening of Holiday fun.

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February 2016

Bass Class 2016

February 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$50,

Hosted by "Tacle Box" Tim Sherman. You will attend a full day of seminars to help improve you bass fishing. Seminars by top professionals/ local experts, lunch, question and answer period, door prizes. Seminars include: Seasonal Planning, All About line, You Want Answers, Elite Observations, Small-mouth Baits. Proceeds benefit the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum's youth programs.

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Striper School 2016

February 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$50

Hosted by "Tacle Box" Tim Sherman. Includes a full day of seminars to help improve your striper fishing. Seminars by top professionals on the bay to include: Spring Upper Bay Trolling, Striper Hodge Podge, Fall Light Tackle, Striper Theories, Chumming/Eeling. Includes lunch, question & answer period and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Youth Programs

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MD Safe Boating Classes

February 20, 2016 - February 21, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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An Evening of Sea Music with Bob Walser

February 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$15

Join us at the Maritime Museum to enjoy one of the world's leading experts on seagoing musical traditions, Bob Walser brings a sense of humor to a lifetime of work with traditional music to his concerts. His repertoire includes sea chanteys and sailors' songs, plus pub songs, ballads, and especially songs with great choruses that invite everyone to participate. Audience seating is provided. Beer, wine and refreshments will be available for purchase. An evening not to be missed!

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March 2016

MD Safe Boating Classes

March 12, 2016 - March 13, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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Maritime Museum presents Lee Murdock

March 31, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

The Maritime Museum presents Lee Murdock, sounds from the Great Lakes. A seasoned player of six- and twelve string guitars, he combines ragtime, Irish, blues and folk styles with his flair for storytelling in songs. Come hear him combine his originals with covers of beloved traditional tunes.

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April 2016

MD Safe Boating Classes

April 2, 2016 - April 3, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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Maritime Museum Annual Open House

April 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Come join us for some hors d' oeuves, wine and beer as we celebrate our recent accomplishments, and thank donors, members and volunteers for their tireless support

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MD Safe Boating Classes

April 16, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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Earth Day Celebration @ The HdG Maritime Museum

April 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Fun for the whole family, including: 1:00- 2:00 Monarch Butterfly Story and Craft for Kids 1:00- 2:00 Composting Lecture/ Demonstration 2:15- 3:00 Geoff Kauffman Live in Concert 3:15- 4:30 Bat Box Building for Kids 3:15- 4:30 Composting Lecture/ Demonstration All activities will be outside on the cement pad, weather permitting; otherwise we will move the events inside. Donations are appreciated!

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Geoff Kaufman Live in Concert @ The Maritime Museum

April 30, 2016 @ 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Join us at the HdG Maritime Museum as we once again welcome chanteyman Geoff Kaufman, who will help us celebrate Earth Day with his treasure trove of sea songs! This event is fun for the whole family, everyone who comes is invited to sing or at least tap their toes and slap their hands. With full-throated choruses that are easy to learn, audience members can't help themselves! Donations are appreciated!

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May 2016

How to Read a Nautical Chart & an Intro to Electronic Navigation

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35

How to Read a Nautical Chart is a four hour course that will help you unravel the mystery of charts as well as understanding the basics of Electronic Navigation (A free smartphone app will be used for this portion – you do not need to have a smartphone). This course will provide the navigator with the knowledge to interpret a chart’s contents to navigate safely to his or her destination and return to port. Practice chart is included and used…

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Secret Garden Tour

May 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until May 15, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$

This years special 10th Anniversary Tour will include artists and their gardens. View the artists lovely gardens as well as their art work, some with art for sale, in historic Havre de Grace. Rain or Shine. Proceeds benefit educational programs of the HdG Maritime Museum. Sponsored by the Gardens de Grace Club

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Annual Plant Sale and Garden Mart

May 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until May 15, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States

Sponsored by the Gardens de Grace Club on the grounds of the HdG Maritime Museum and Concord Point Lighthouse Keepers House. Plants, Nature Inspired Artisans, Crafters, Garden Decor, Food Vendors and a Children's Corner. Rain of Shine.

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Lecture: Saving the North Atlantic Right Whale

May 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Bruce Russell, President of the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, will present an engaging discussion and short video about the plight of the Right Whale, of one of the world’s most endangered marine mammals. The heavily-trafficked shipping lanes at the entrances to the Chesapeake Bay have been a killing zone: Right Whales do not survive a collision with a ship that is often thousands of tons more massive than these great leviathans of the sea. Mr. Russell will share his…

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June 2016

MD Safe Boating Classes

June 4, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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Maritime Summer Concert Series

June 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$10

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum announces its annual summer concert series on Wednesday nights. “We’ll make the rafters ring this summer,” says Havre de Grace Maritime Museum president Bruce Russell, referring to this year's Wednesday night music schedule. "Our performers are all top notch, and they get the audience singing along, or laughing. Either way, it’s always a fun night.” The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum's Summer Concert Series is presented to a seated audience inside the museum's air-conditioned…

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Environmental Center Summer Workshops for Young Explorers

June 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 22, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$75.00

Bring your curious young explorers to the HdG Maritime Museum's Environmental Center this summer for hands-on science workshops! Recommended for ages 5-10. All workshops will be led by a professional naturalist, Sarah Shpak. JUNE 20-22, from 9AM - 12PM Celebrate the summer solstice by exploring the wetlands, going on a scavenger hunt, and creating art through the love of nature! This is a great way to keep kids learning during their summer vacation!

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July 2016

Environmental Center Summer Workshops

July 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 7, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$75.00

Bring your curious young explorers to the HdG Maritime Museum's Environmental Center this summer for hands-on science workshops! Recommended for ages 5-10. All workshops will be led by a professional naturalist, Sarah Shpak JULY 5-7, from 9AM - 12PM Explore the shoreline of the Susquehanna River, while creating an understanding of the Bay's value and importance.

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Kids’ Summer Story Time @ The Maritime Museum

July 7, 2016 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until July 28, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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FREE

Sue Capp is back with her annual Summer Storytime! Every Thursday morning, July 7-28 at 10:15am. We'll be doing some arts and crafts after the story, too! This is a completely free activity, so bring the whole family. Recommended for kids in Pre-K thru 5th grade.

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Boating Class ~ Suddenly in Command

July 9, 2016
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Held at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Half the proceeds for classes held at the HdG Maritime Museum go to the Museum.

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Environmental Center Summer Workshops

July 25, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 27, 2016

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$75.00

Bring your curious young explorers to the HdG Maritime Museum's Environmental Center this summer for hands-on science workshops! Recommended for ages 5-10. All workshops will be led by a professional naturalist, Sarah Shpak. JULY 25-27, from 9AM - 12PM Dive into the depths of the nearby marsh; explore the value of insects in the midst of the summer months and generate an appreciation for nature in your own backyard!

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December 2016

Meridian- A Holiday Concert

December 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Join us at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum this December for Meridian, a talented duo based out of Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Olivia Gale and Colin de la Barre specialize in both traditional and contemporary music sung in close two-part harmonies. The music ranges from nautical ballads to compositions from the British Isles to traditional Yuletide carols. Their more contemporary repertoire includes songs by Dougie MacLean, Ewan MacColl and Roger Bryant. Colin’s remarkable abilities with harmony arrangement are palpable, and…

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January 2017

Native Americans of the Upper Chesapeake: What Attracted Them to This Region?

January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Dan Coates, president of the Archeological Society of Maryland will present a free lecture at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum.

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February 2017

The Maritime Museum presents: State of the Bay

February 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Alice Christman, Senior Manager of Community Engagement at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, will discuss the current state of the Bay and policies related to the Bay, the Upper Bay issues, and the upcoming legislative session. Question and answer session will follow.

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Bass Class 2017

February 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$50.00

A full day of seminars to help improve your bass fishing. Proceeds to benefit the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum's Youth Programs. Class size is limited to 35 anglers. Hosted by "Tackle Box" Tim Sherman. Lunch, questions and answer period, door prizes.

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March 2017

Maryland Boating Safety Course

March 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2017 at 9:00am

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35.00

This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued upon satisfactory completion.

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April 2017

Open House at the Maritime Museum

April 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Please join us for our annual OPEN HOUSE, as we gather together to celebrate our accomplishments, unveil new exhibits and programs and recognize all of our thoughful donors, members, and volunteers for their ongoing support. You are invited to visit us, tour our Environmental Center and boat shop, and enjoy some light refreshments.

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Havre de Grace Maritime Museum presents Maryland’s Geology & the Chesapeake Bay

April 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Learn about fascinating geology from expert, Martin Schmidt. He will use Google Earth and an extensive GIS to show specific points of interest.

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Maryland Boating Safety Course

April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35.00

This course satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters and a Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources certificate of boating safety education is issued upon satisfactory completion.

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Earth Day 2017 at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Environmental Center

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Celebrate our own "Earth Day" packed with fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy live music, build Blue bird boxes, storytime, and see a local bird from the Phoenix Wildlife Center. This is a completely FREE event; donations are always appreciated. For more information, please email: envirocenterathdgmm@gmail.com - or give us a call at (410) 939-4800. We hope to see you there!

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May 2017

Antarctica Alive: Talk with Shonn Moore

May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
Free

This FREE lecture by Shonn Moore will explore the nature, history and geography of the "White Continent" in the centennial of Shackleton’s expedition. Antarctica is many things: Untamed. Remote. Otherworldly. Awesome. Historically significant. A journey to Antarctica is one of the most exhilarating adventures still available to intrepid travelers. There are many reasons to visit Antarctica: experiencing raw nature, unique wildlife, and ice defying description; learning first hand of the history of the Heroic Age of Exploration; honing photography skills;…

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For the Birds: Native Backyards

May 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
Free

Come learn about native plant landscaping with this FREE lecture! Native plants are vital for sustaining balanced insect populations that birds need to feed their young. Our speaker, Erin Markel, will make plant recommendations specific to our region, based on research by Dr. Douglas Tallamy at the University of Delaware. He documented his research in the book, "Bringing Nature Home." Dr. Tallamy's book will be for sale at the Museum's Garden Mart & Plant Sale from May 20-21. Learn how…

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How to Read a Nautical Chart

May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$35

Course fee: $35.00 (First Responders & Active Military FREE). This course, taught by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, will help you unravel the mystery of charts. When navigating on land, you use a map, but when at sea, you must use a nautical chart, as there are no landmarks or routes as with terrain. And, if you are far offshore, with no land on the horizon, everything looks the same. Anyone who wishes to interpret a chart's contents in order to…

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Garden Mart and Plant Sale

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 21, 2017 at 10:00am

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Located on the grounds of the HdG Maritime Museum. Native plants, perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables and garden decor. Children's corner and food vendors.

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June 2017

Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

June 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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The Secret World of Zooplankton presented by the HdG Maritime Museum

June 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$5.00

Explore the mysteries of zooplankton-microscopic creatures living in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Learn about their life habits in this interactive lecture and lab for all ages. Bring your cell phone to take photos and videos of these "inconspicuous" inhabitants of our waters. Presented by Kathy Baker-Brosh.

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

June 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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2017 Summer Camps at the Environmental Center!

June 19, 2017
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
$100

Get ready for Summer Camps at the Environmental Center! (FOR AGES 8-14) Email: envirocenterathdgmm@gmail.com for registration details (all campers require registration). Fee: $100 for full week, $50 for half day. Each day of camp, the campers will explore a variety of environmental topics relevant to the upper Chesapeake Bay watershed. Campers should bring a lunch and refillable water bottle each day. If campers are only half-day participants, then a lunch is not required. All participants should be prepared for the…

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

June 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Evening Bird Walk along the Promenade

June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

The Environmental Center at the HdG Maritime Museum, in conjunction with the Harford Bird Club, present an Evening Bird Walk along the Promenade. Meet us at the Maritime Museum on June 22nd at 7 p.m. and learn about our local feathered friends that call our Bay home. Birders of all ages and experience are welcome. In the event of rainy weather, the walk will be cancelled.

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MD Boating Safety Course

June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35

This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance on both days is required). All boating classes are held inside the Museum's main gallery. Seating is provided, and there will be coffee and doughnuts served. To register, email: safeboating2207@gmail.com.

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2017 Summer Camps at the Environmental Center!- Session 2

June 26, 2017
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$100

Get ready for Summer Camps at the Environmental Center! (FOR AGES 8-14) Email: envirocenterathdgmm@gmail.com for registration details (all campers require registration). Fee: $100 for full week, $50 for half day. Each day of camp, the campers will explore a variety of environmental topics relevant to the upper Chesapeake Bay watershed. Campers should bring a lunch and refillable water bottle each day. If campers are only half-day participants, then a lunch is not required. All participants should be prepared for the…

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

June 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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July 2017

Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

July 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Kid’s Summer Story Time @ The Maritime Museum

July 6, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Storytime will be held on Thursday mornings in July at the Museum.

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“Beautiful Swimmers Revisited”: Movie Screening & Discussion

July 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
Free

As part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, through the ongoing partnership of the HdG Green Team & HdG Maritime Museum... BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS REVISITED By local filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown Taking off from William Warner's 1976 classic Beautiful Swimmers, environmentalist Tom Horton returns to the Chesapeake Bay to see how the bay and the crabs are faring. A beautiful and poetic ode to the bay and a check-up on its present health. Watch the official trailer here: https://vimeo.com/144276510    Movie is…

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

July 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Kid’s Summer Story Time @ The Maritime Museum

July 13, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Storytime will be held on Thursday mornings in July at the Museum.

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“Suddenly in Command” – Coast Guard boating course

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$25

Help keep your kids and spouse safe! Teach them what to do if you become incapacitated behind the helm. Course Overview: The captain becomes incapacitated, or falls overboard, or you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time; you are now "Suddenly in Command." What do you do? This 3-hour boating safety class is designed for those NOT usually at the helm, and will help you “be prepared” to perform the basic tasks needed to bring the…

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Kid’s Summer Story Time @ The Maritime Museum

July 20, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Storytime will be held on Thursday mornings in July at the Museum.

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

July 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Kid’s Summer Story Time @ The Maritime Museum

July 27, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Storytime will be held on Thursday mornings in July at the Museum.

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August 2017

Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

August 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

August 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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Dirt!: A Story of Heart & Soil – Movie Screening and Discussion

August 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

DIRT!: A STORY OF HEART & SOIL Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis The story of Earth's most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility - form its miraculous beginnings to its tragic degradation. Filmmakers capture stories of global visionaries discovering new ways to repair humanity's relationship with soil. Watch the official trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWaabJ2JxUM&feature=youtu.be   FREE to the public. Discussion encouraged! This movie screening is part of the monthly Environmental Film Series at the Maritime Museum, in partnership with the HdG Green…

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Summer Concert Series at The Maritime Museum

August 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Wednesday evenings June through August. Folk and maritime music presented by an eclectic mix of regional, national and international artists. Concerts held at the Maritime Museum. June 7: John Roberts June 14: Tom Lewis June 21: Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante June 28: Tom McHugh & Tom Anthony July 5: The High & Wides July 12: Bob Zentz July 19: Nicole Singer July 26: Magpie Aug 2: Callithump Aug 9: Natterjacks Aug 16: Don Shappelle

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September 2017

“The Watermen” & “Tilghman Tales” Film Series at the HdG Maritime Museum

September 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Presented as part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, in partnership with the HdG Green Team! All our films will be followed by a discussion. These movie nights are FREE to the public! Bring the whole family! THE WATERMEN By the Barrier Islands Center and James Spione Intimate glimpses into the lives of the hardworking men and women of Oyster, VA, who have an abiding love for fishing these waters, despite hardships and an uncertain future. TILGHMAN TALES Followed by…

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An Evening with Dr. Doug Tallamy

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Dr. Douglas Tallamy from the University of Delaware will be coming to the Museum to present a FREE talk primarily focused on the value native plants play in improving insect biodiversity. When we design our home landscapes, too many of us choose beautiful plants from all over the world, without considering their ability to support creatures within our local ecosystems. Managing landscapes in this crowded world carries both moral and ecological responsibilities that we can no longer ignore. By planting…

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Blue Crab Dissection Lab

September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$5

Become an expert on the anatomy of the Maryland Blue Crab with this hands-on dissection lab! These fascinating crustaceans are one of the Bay's most recognizable organisms. Dr. Kathy Baker-Brosch joins us from the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, where she is a research naturalist and scientific educator. Under Kathy's guidance, we will be examining the basic organ structures of the crab, and studying the remarkable characteristics which enable these creatures to survive in the brackish waters of the Chesapeake.…

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October 2017

Seed: The Untold Story (Maritime Museum Movie Night!)

October 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

As part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, in partnership with the HdG Green Team! Seed: The Untold Story, featuring Jane Goodall Tuesday, October 3, from 7-9 PM In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, a few farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a "David and Goliath"-like battle to defend the future of our food. Watch the trailer here: vimeo.com/169932441 A discussion will follow…

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Evening Bird Walk

October 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Come join us as we walk along the Havre de Grace Promenade and spot numerous migratory bird species! The perfect way to spend a fall evening. We'll meet at the Maritime Museum and continue on down the Promenade, where Prof. Colleen Webster will help us to identify the birds we see along the way. Cancelled in the event of rain. Free to the public; donations are appreciated.

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Submerged Aquatic Vegetation: A Talk with Brooke Landry

October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

"SAV" refers to Submerged Aquatic Vegetation, or Bay grasses. Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay are a significance source of food for waterfowl, as well as a habitat for blue crabs and juvenile finfish. Our speaker, Brooke, is a DNR biologist, and heads the Chesapeake Bay Program's SAV monitoring group that we have been a part of. She will discuss the nature of the project and its goals, the value of SAV, the coverage of SAV in the past (as…

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November 2017

What’s Mud Got To Do With It?

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

From dams to sea grass beds, and how mud quality affects the Chesapeake Bay... Our speaker, Emily Russ, will give a historical overview of sediment delivery from the Susquehanna River, and the impact of the Conowingo Dam upon the Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay. She addresses the current state of knowledge around the Dam, and what her lab group is doing to better understand how the infilling of the Conowingo Dam will impact the Bay. The sea grass beds on…

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“Chasing Ice” – Movie Screening & Discussion

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

As part of the monthly Environmental Film Series, in partnership with the HdG Green Team! Initially a climate change skeptic, Nat Geo photographer James Balog documents the effects of global warming on the remote and massive glaciers of the Arctic. Using time-lapse photography, Balog captures a multi-year record of the world's glaciers. The impact is breathtaking, with footage of massive glacial calving and shrinkage. View the trailer here: youtu.be/eIZTMVNBjc4 Like all our films in the Film Series, this is FREE…

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The Baltimore Clipper: An Evening Presentation by Paule Audebert

November 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

"Catch Me, Who Can?" Ships have long been the primary means of transportation in war, trade, and expansion of territory. The Baltimore Clipper design originated on the Chesapeake Bay, and had to be particularly fast and maneuverable. Its innovative design and the construction techniques used to build it enabled this vessel to out-maneuver the British fleet during the War of 1812. It also corresponded to growing American interest in international trade. Indeed, the Baltimore Clipper traveled to the Caribbean, China,…

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December 2017

Beautiful Swimmers Revisted: Environmental Film Series at The HdG Maritime Museum

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Beautiful Swimmers Revisted by local filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown.  Taking off from William Warner's 1976 classic Beautiful Swimmers, environmentalist Tom Horton returns to the Chesapeake Bay to see how the bay and the crabs are faring.  A beautiful and poetic ode to the Bay and a check-up on its present health. All screenings followed by discussion.    

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January 2018

“Death By Design” – Free Movie Night!

January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Filmmaker Sue Williams explores the cost of digital dependency on lives and the environment. Watch the official trailer here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/deathbydesign The dirty secret of our digital addiction... Consumers love – and live on – their smartphones, tablets and laptops. A cascade of new devices pours endlessly into the market, promising even better communication, non-stop entertainment and instant information. The numbers are staggering. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone. But…

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February 2018

“What the Health?” A Free Movie Night!

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

This February - the health film that health organizations don't want you to see. What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award winning documentary Cowspiracy. The film follows intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the secret to preventing and even reversing chronic diseases – and investigates why the nation’s leading health organizations don’t want us to know about it. With heart disease and cancer the leading causes of death in America, and diabetes…

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March 2018

An Inconvenient Sequel: Free Film & Discussion

March 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Time is running out... fight like your world depends on it. Ten years after the Academy Award®-winning "An Inconvenient Truth" brought climate change to the forefront of mainstream culture, former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight to educate the next generation of climate champions. Eye-opening and alarming, this compelling follow-up shows that while the stakes have never been higher, the solutions to the climate crisis are still within our reach. Movie screenings begin promptly at 7 PM, and…

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April 2018

“Hometown Habitat” – Free Movie & Discussion

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

All of us have the power to support habitat for wildlife and bring natural beauty to our patch of the earth. This April, discover how, and why, native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. "Hometown Habitat" features renowned entomologist Dr. Douglas Tallamy, whose research, books and lectures on the use of non-native plants in landscaping, sound the alarm about habitat and species loss. Tallamy provides the narrative thread that challenges the notion that humans are…

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Geoff Kaufman Live in Concert

April 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

Coming this April to the Maritime Museum... Geoff captures the spirit of sailing men, shedding light on their everyday concerns. The humor present in the music still resonates - Geoff will get you laughing and singing along in no time. With his full-throated choruses that are easy to learn, onlookers can't help but join in the fun! As Geoff accompanies himself (on guitar, bones and squeezebox), his tenor voice and enthusiastic presentation encourages audience members to at least tap their…

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May 2018

Maryland Boating Safety Course

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35

This course, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, satisfies the requirements for operating a vessel on Maryland waters. Upon successful completion, a Certificate of Boating Safety Education is issued by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources. Instructors teach two sessions, followed by a test (attendance on both days is required). All boating classes are held inside the Museum's main gallery. Seating is provided, and there will be coffee and doughnuts served. Cost: $35 (First Responders and Active Military FREE…

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“Freightened: The Real Price of Shipping” – A Free Film

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Join us this May for an audacious investigation of the mechanics and perils of cargo shipping; an all-but-visible industry that relentlessly supplies 7 billion humans and holds the key to our economy, our environment and the very model of our civilization. 90% of the goods we consume in the West are manufactured in far-off lands and brought to us by ship. The cargo shipping industry is a key player in world economy and forms the basis of our very model…

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An Evening with Jimmy Pierce

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Jimmy Pierce, long time Havre de Grace resident and storyteller, recalls the rich history of Havre de Grace -- from brothels, speakeasies, bookie joints, and canneries to the museums and antique shops. Havre de Grace had swimming beaches and upscale hotels alongside its waterfront condos, from its dump to the waterfront park. Jimmy is a regular Boat Shop volunteer, offering sage advice on our building and restoration of wooden boats. Jimmy always has a story of local history up his…

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Lecture: Watersheds & Water Quality

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Rupert Rossetti of the Octoraro Watershed Association and Captain Emmett Duke, Sassafras River Keeper will share their experiences and findings from multi-year monitoring programs in their Piedmont and Eastern Shore watersheds, the key roles that volunteers play and how they use the results to implement projects to improve local water quality.

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How to Read a Nautical Chart

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$35

This course, taught by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, will help you unravel the mystery of charts. When navigating on land, you use a map, but when at sea, you must use a nautical chart, as there are no landmarks or routes as with terrain. And, if you are far offshore, with no land on the horizon, everything looks the same.Indeed, nautical charts give us the landmarks of the sea -- buoys, markers, shoreline features, water depth, bottom type, magnetic compass…

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12th Annual Secret Garden Tour & Garden Mart

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - May 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$20

UPDATE** The Garden Mart plant sale has moved indoors to the basement of the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. Entrance located at Lafayette Street. See everyone this weekend, Rain or Shine! Gardens de Grace once again holds their annual Secret Garden Tour this spring, along with a Garden Mart and Plant Sale on the grounds of the Maritime Museum for the entirety of the weekend (hours for the Garden Mart are from 10 AM until 6 PM). Tickets are $20…

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June 2018

“The Island and the Whales” – A Free Film

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

On the isolated North Atlantic archipelago of the Faroe Islands, the longtime practice of the Faroes are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in the whales, decimated seabird populations, and anti-whaling activists. In their remote home, the islanders have always accepted what nature could provide and been proud to put local food on the table. Because their soil yields little bounty, the Faroese harvest their seas. As a result, the islanders are among the first to feel the impact of…

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July 2018

Kids’ Summer Story Time

July 5, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Kids' Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids' Corner for story time, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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“From the Ashes” Film Screening

July 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

“Heartbreaking and enlightening at the same time. A must-watch for everyone because we should all be in this together.” – Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be under the Trump administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and…

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Kids’ Summer Story Time

July 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Kids' Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids' Corner for story time, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Suddenly in Command

July 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$25

Help keep your kids and spouse safe by teaching them what to do if you become incapacitated. Course Overview: The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard or you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time; you're now "Suddenly in Command." What do you do? This 3-hour boating safety class is designed for those NOT usually at the helm, and will help you "be prepared" to perform the basic tasks needed to bring the situation under control.…

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Kids’ Summer Story Time

July 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Kids' Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids' Corner for story time, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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Seamus Kennedy Live in Concert

July 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

Seamus Kennedy returns to the Museum to present a Sunday afternoon concert. In his thirty years of professional performing, Seamus has taken his music from Alaska to Florida, Maryland to California and a host of stops in between, playing everything from the pubs to the concert halls. As a result, he is a master showman of exceptional musical skills and unmatched repartee. Seamus has released eleven CDs of both contemporary and traditional material, including Christmas songs and a children’s album.…

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Kids’ Summer Story Time

July 26, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Kids' Summer Storytime is back! Every Thursday morning in July, Miss Sue Capp will be reading a different story. Join us in the Kids' Corner for story time, then participate in a fun craft and small snack downstairs in our Environmental Center. Cost is FREE. Age range is toddler to elementary school.

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August 2018

Hydrofarming Lecture

August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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Free

Charlie Pendorf is the Founder and Chief Operations Officer for The Hydrofarm Inc., a small platform hydroponic operation focusing on the quality and efficiency of commercial lettuce production. This off-grid farm utilizes solar power, less than 10% of water that a traditional farm uses, and operates on a fraction of the land that would be expected for the volume produced. Come learn about hydroponics and how you can do it at home.

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Don Shappelle Live in Concert

August 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

Don Shappelle returns again to the Maritime Museum this August, sharing his wealth of Bay-inspired songs that are so evocative of his mentor, the late Pete Seeger. They're easy to sing along with, and the thoughtful lyrics always pack a punch. A staunch supporter of Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts, Shappelle laces his songs with the beauty and magic of the Bay-shore — especially his beloved Susquehanna River. He shines a poet's light on the Bay, crafting a repertoire replete with…

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Christopher James Live in Concert

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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$15

Christopher (Singing Hawk) James' musical journey began at the age of five when he got his first guitar. His mother and uncle taught him a few chords and simple songs, and he was hooked. While still in his teens, Christopher headed south, to the place where blues began, to play with various blues groups in locations such as Clarksdale, Mississippi to Dallas. After returning to Maryland, James founded his own group and went on to win the Baltimore Blues Society's…

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“A Plastic Ocean” Film Screening

August 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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The problem of plastic pollution is growing exponentially; we are producing more than 300 million tons of plastic every year. Half of this is designed for single use, and each year around 8 million tons of it ends up in our oceans. In "A Plastic Ocean," journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter along with an international team of scientists and…

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Shoreline Cleanup! Volunteers Needed

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, 100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is working to restore some of Havre de Grace’s beautiful shoreline along the famous Promenade. We need volunteers to help clean us in our first phase of the project, clean up. We need help cleaning up debris from the recent storm events, removing dead vegetation throughout the project area, and staging driftwood as slope stabilization within the project area. More information can be found on the flyer which is attached. We are meeting both…

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