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        


December 23 
Cork Boat Ornaments: Why do boats float? Learn about buoyancy as you make your own boat ornament out of corks.  

December 30 
Stamped Puckerfish Activity: Learn all about the puckerfish (also known as the puffer fish) and create a fun piece of puckerfish art. 


January 6
TP Tube Submarine: What are all those parts on a submarine? Build your very own submarine and learn all about the vessel. Don't forget to explore Submarine Becuna during your visit. 

January 13 
"I Have A Dream": Celebrate the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15, 2018) by writing your hopes and dreams for the future. Display your message on our wall for all to see! 

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.