STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM

Current Events

HANDS ON BOATS Piscataqua River Wherry Raffle Nov 1
As part of its signature program, HANDS ON BOATS, the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke will be building a new Piscataqua River Wherry that will be raffled off upon completion. All session registrations include a raffle ticket, but members of the general public



DAILY ADMISSION Strawbery Banke Museum
Explore 10 acres of American history through 38 historic buildings and heirloom gardeners. Meet costumed roleplayers and traditional craftspeople. Tickets good for 2 consecutive days.



BLUE STAR MUSEUM ADMISSION
Strawbery Banke Museum is open FREE to active duty military and their families. The museum extends the Blue Star Museum season to offer this free admission at all times.



Celestial Navigation Workshop June 10 & 11
The Boatshop at Strawbery Banke presents a concise 2-day hands-on workshop on using a sextant to navigate by the stars. Price includes both days, lunch, a Davis sextant, 2017 Nautical Almanac and CD. Space is limited.



American Lives: A Timeline of Historical Re-enactors JULY 1
Discover special living history displays throughout the museum grounds, showcasing American History from the 1600s through the 1900s.



American Celebration: 1940s-Style Swing Dance JULY 3
Jump, jive and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra at a 1940s-style swing dance.



HANDS ON BOATS: Documenting an Historic Piscataqua River Wherry JULY 10-11
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Documenting HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Lofting a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry JULY 29-30
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Lofting HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Molds, patterns & frames for Piscataqua River Wherry AUG 13-17
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Molds HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



Beyond the Ship's Log: Writers Showcase SEP 10
“Beyond the Ship’s Log” is a chance to travel alongside local writers as they share their experiences and sea-inspired poems, blogs, and essays. Refreshments will be served. $20 in advance. $25 at door. At The Word Barn in Exeter.



HANDS ON BOATS: Planking a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry SEPT 11-14 & 17-19
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Planking HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Trim, rails & finish work on a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry OCT 11-14
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Trim HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS: Hardware for a NEW Piscataqua River Wherry OCT 28-29
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



HANDS ON BOATS Hardware HALF DAY
HANDS ON BOATS is the Boatshop at Strawbery Banke's new signature program. Participants will learn-by-doing along side a master boatbuilder. Sign up for one or multiple work sessions focused on a phase of construction of a new Piscataqua River Wherry.



Beyond the Ship's Log: Writing Workshop OCT 14
This workshop will equip each participant with tips and techniques for capturing the spirit of your adventure with the written word.


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