Seafarin Saturday

Nautical activities and adventures of distant shores for the whole family! From making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines, children are sure to dive into fun. Seafarin' Saturdays are held every Saturday inside the Museum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All activities are free with admission. 

Seafarin' Saturday Schedule         


January 20 
Signal Flags: Ever wonder how ships communicated before phones and radios? Learn all about signal flags and create your own message.  

January 27 
Flying Fish: Learn about invasive species as you make your own fish windsock. 


February 3 
What Floats Your Boat?: Have you always wondered what makes boats float? Build your own boat and see how many weights it can hold as you learn the answer to this important question.  

February 10 
Clothespin Fish: Learn about the American Shad as you create clothespin fish to take home. 

February 24 
Early Explorers: Learn about the experience of early explorers in North America. 


March 3
Moving Fish: It's a cat, no it's a fish, no it's a catfish! Learn all about the Channel catfish by creating your own moving fish.  

March 10
Ocean Zones:
What mysteries lie beneath the sea? Discover ocean zones and the different species that live in them by making your own ocean in a bottle. 

March 17
Classy Plankton: 
Plankton are microorganism in the vast ocean. Learn about the big role plankton plays in its ecosystem. 

March 24
Pirate Swords and Hooks: 
Turn the whole family into a merry band of pirates with pirate swords and hooks!