2015 Calendar of Events
January 6, 13, 20, 27 ~ Lyman Restoration Classes Winter Session I
February 8 ~ Annual Arctic Ice Festival ~ 10am - 4pm
$1 Museum Admission. Kids activities, speaker program, ice boat races (weather permitting), ice rescue demonstrations. Amateur ice carving competition 10am -1pm.
February 14 ~ Sailors Valentines Workshop ~ 1pm
Learn how to make small versions of this intricate nautical craft
March 21 & 22 ~ 'Doryak' Boat-building Workshop ~ Session II ~ 8am - 4pm each day
May 4 ~ Sandusky Area Maritime Association Annual Meeting & Dinner ~ Begins at 5pm
Meeting at the Museum, followed by dinner and a program at the Sandusky Yacht Club.
May 16 ~ May Days, International Museum Day & KidsFest ~ 10am - 4pm
Nautical Flea Market, Reduced or Free admission & children's activities at most Erie County museum and the 10th Annual KidsFest/Safety Fair (12-4) at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion.
May 23 & 24 ~ Liberty Lived Underground: Historical Lessons from Civil War Times
~ 10am - 4pm
Learn about escaping via the Underground Railroad. Play 19th century games, speaker programs on both days, showing of UGRR documentary, and Civil War Soldier Reenactors camped at Sandusky Bay Pavilion.
June 20 ~ Little Skippers Seafaring Fun Day ~ 10am - 4pm
Kids Crafts & Activities during Museum Hours. Participate in sea-related, kid-approved fun.
July 4 ~ Big Splash Raffle Early Bird Drawing
20 people with Big Splash Tickets will win $500 each. (Ticket stubs must e returned by July 4th at 1pm to be entered in the Early Bird Drawing)
July 13 to 17 ~ Sandusky Bay Science Camp ~ 9am - 1pm
Learn about all things nature during programs held at the Maritime Museum, Sandusky Bay Pavilion and Accompanying field trips. This Camp is FREE including the field trips, but Reservations are required; call 419-624-0274.
August 14 ~ Bash Before the Splash 6pm - 9pm
August 15 ~ 11 Annual Big Splash Raffle ~ 12 - 5pm
Over $250,000 in cars, cash, and other prizes! $100 per ticket. Live band on Friday night! Hosted at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion. Go to BigSplashRaffle.com
October 17 ~ Boo at the Bay ~ 12 - 4pm Participate in pirate and Halloween related activities, games, crafts and more! Held at the Maritime Museum and the Sandusky Bay Pavilion and hosted by Maritime Museum.
December 5 ~ Kids Gingerbread Workshop ~ 10am - 11am and 1pm - 2pm
Get into the Holiday Spirit with this festive food workshop! Kids can choose to make either an edible Mermaid Castle or a Caribbean Hut with a boat dock. Pre-Registration required for both sessions. Kids projects are $6 each.
December 12 ~ Nautical Christmas Craft Workshop ~ 10am - 12pm
Design Nautical ornaments and other sea-themed holiday decor. Decoration ideas for all ages.
November 21 to January 3 ~ Northern Lights & Winter Brights ~ 5 - 10pm
Celebrate the Holiday by enjoying a festive light display outside the Sandusky Bay Pavilion and at the Maritime Museum. The Museum will also be fully 'deck-ed' out inside as well and open winter hours.
***For more information about these events, call the Maritime Museum at 419-624-0274
or email: SanduskyMaritime@bex.net
Dates & Times subject to change.