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July 2020

Anatomy of a Lighthouse: Drawing & Painting, July 27, 1pm-3pm

July 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum and Liberty Children’s Art Project present a FREE Children’s art/history drawing & painting workshop for ages 8-12 based on the book Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall. Registration is limited to 10 and pre-registration is required. Event will be held outside and participants must have a mask and must be able to social distance. Email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com for questions and to register. Please leave names, ages, and phone number on email. Weather permitting.

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August 2020

Coast Guard Day and Lyle Gun Demonstration, August 4, 1:00 pm

August 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum celebrates Coast Guard day with a Lyle gun demonstration on the shore of Lake Superior. The Lyle gun was invented in 1877 and was used by the U.S. Life-Saving Service to shoot a line to a wrecked ship. This event will be held outside and is weather permitting. Masks and social distancing are required.

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The Folklore of Superior: stories from the past of sea serpents and ship ghosts, August 10, 1pm-3pm

August 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum and Liberty Children’s Art Project present a FREE Children’s art/history workshop for ages 8-14 where children create a fantasy story through narrative art using collage materials. Registration is limited to 10 and pre-registration is required. Event will be held outside and participants must have a mask and must be able to social distance. Email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com for questions and to register. Please leave names, ages, and phone number on email. Weather permitting.

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September 2020

Spectral Stories of the Inland Seas: Virtual Edition September 19 at 8:00 p.m. (EST)

September 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join expert ghost storyteller Orion Couling in an easy-to-access Zoom broadcast to revel in ghostly tales, delight in spooky stories, and take a journey into the haunted Great Lakes. Getting tickets is easy. Simply donate $10 for an individual or $20 for a family at mqtmaritimemuseum.com/donate and you'll be added to the list. Orion will email you the Zoom link and a handy PDF on how to log on if you are new to Zoom. Adventurous guests only! Due to the nature of…

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October 2020

Marquette Maritime Museum and Marquette Harbor Lighthouse close for the 2020 season.

October 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Marquette Maritime Museum and Marquette Harbor Lighthouse close for the 2020 season.

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Spectral Stories of the Inland Seas: Virtual Edition Part 2

October 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

October 24, 2020 Spectral Stories of the Inland Seas: Virtual Edition Part 2 8:00 PM EST In this easy-to-access Zoom broadcast, Orion Couling and Zack Meyer from Shadow Carriers bring newly-minted stories along with classic thrilling tales of shadowy legends right to your living room. Due to the nature of ghost stories, these tales are dramatic and sometimes frightening and we recommend 12 and older. To purchase tickets, go to mqtmaritimemuseum.com/donate  or the "Support" tab and click on the donate button…

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November 2020

Holdin’ Our Own: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Holdin' Our Own: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” November 9, 2020 Join us at 7pm CENTRAL/8pm EASTERN  for a dramatic reading of Dr. Shelley Russell’s play “Holdin' Our Own: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” to benefit the Marquette Maritime Museum. The evening will conclude with a special performance of the troubadour of the Great Lakes, Lee Murdock, singing the hauntingly classic “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.” To join this private Zoom Event, simply donate to Marquette Maritime through…

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45th Anniversary of the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: A Virtual Retrospective

November 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

45th Anniversary of the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: A Virtual Retrospective   Marquette Maritime Museum's Maritime History on Tap Virtual Edition presents a program by Fred Stonehouse, "45th Anniversary of the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald: A Virtual Retrospective." Please join us at 6:30 pm on November 10 for this Zoom program followed by a tolling of the bell for each man who lost his life on the Fitzgerald. Tickets ($5 per person) available at https://checkout.square.site/buy/6NWEQVWO2JTSQUUD7LC3D4WO Zoom link will be sent…

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January 2021

Dan Fountain’s Wreck and Rescue: the Loss of the AA Parker January 26 at 7:00 pm EST via ZOOM

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dan Fountain's Wreck and Rescue: the Loss of the AA Parker Maritime History on Tap Virtual presents Dan Fountain's Wreck and Rescue: the Loss of the AA Parker on January 26 at 7:00 pm EST via ZOOM. On September 19, 1903, the A.A. Parker ran into a fierce Lake Superior gale and foundered four miles north of Grand Marais. Join us for Dan Fountain’s virtual program on the A.A. Parker, discovered in 2001 by the Great Lakes Historical Shipwreck Society. Tickets are…

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February 2021

Shanties and Sailor’s Life with Orion Couling: A benefit for Marquette Maritime Museum

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 7:00 pm EST   Join Shantyman and tall ship sailor, Orion Couling, for one or both parts of an evening filled with music and merriment as he leads you in the songs that created the heartbeat of the age of sail. Hear how and why these songs were used in both traditional & modern sailing vessels. In the second part of the evening, the music will continue with a slide show and a behind-the-scenes look at tall…

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