Seaside Plantings w/ Peter Clarke
Aug
17
5:30pm 5:30pm

Seaside Plantings w/ Peter Clarke

Peter Clarke, co-owner of Clarke’s Garden and Home, and past president of the Greenport Business Improvement District, has a passion for making the mundane into something beautiful. Humid, salt air can make even the greenest thumb wilt. But with Peter’s unique talents, your bleakest planters and beds will blossom. Easy, low maintenance plants, selected for Greenport’s seaside location will be the featured during the evenings' talk. 

Members: Free   Non Members: $5    Light Refreshments

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Marine Woodworking and Restoration
Aug
25
5:30pm 5:30pm

Marine Woodworking and Restoration

Anders Langendal & Sons’ main focus is major restoration and repair of both wooden and fiberglass boats, with a specialty in marine woodworking. This will be a rare opportunity to glimpse inside this amazing world with true craftsmen explaining how they accomplish their work. 

***This session will be held at Anders Langendal & Sons located next to Greenport Yacht & Shipbuilding Co. on Carpenter Street in Greenport***

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Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time
Aug
10
5:30pm 5:30pm

Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time

“Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time” is a historical tale by author Roselle Borrelli. It is a story about a house, a family, a builder, and some of the people who lived in the village of Greenport from approximately 1830s to early 1900s. It is a true historical account of the happenings in Greenport and tells a tale of odd occurrences, leads, and coincidences that will have you convinced there might just be something else going on than that which meets the eye.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

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"The Hurricane of '38" - John Holzapfel
Aug
5
1:00pm 1:00pm

"The Hurricane of '38" - John Holzapfel

As we approach the 80th anniversary of the Hurricane of '38, known as "The Long Island Express," this presentation will try to explain how and why this hurricane caused so much damage to the North Fork of Long Island. Using numerous pictures, first person recollections and historical records, we will try to understand why the general public didn't know the hurricane was coming to Long Island, and how the powerful winds, waves and tides caused some much local damage.

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 An Evening of Past and Present Music of the Sea
Jul
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

An Evening of Past and Present Music of the Sea

The Jolly Tars will dramatically recreate the music of the golden age of sail with their performance at the Seaport Museum. Their presentation features rousing chanteys, pensive ballads and lively clawhammer banjo. The program will be liberally seasoned with anecdotes of the life and times of 19th century sailors and their ships.  Accompanied by Jake’s clawhammer banjo and Ken’s guitar playing, the Tars' rousing and poignant vocals are complemented by harmonica, whistle, banjo-ukulele, percussion instruments and piano. The Tars' look and sound will transport the audience back to the days of wooden ships and iron men.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

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 Chef Noah Schwartz
Jul
20
5:30pm 5:30pm

Chef Noah Schwartz

We’re excited.  And we’re hungry.  Executive Chef Noah Schwartz, a native Long Islander and New England Culinary Institute alum, will be wowing us with an evening of culinary treats.  The New York Times called him a “wizard in the kitchen.” We call him a friend to the Seaport Museum and one of Greenport’s most popular assets.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

Members: $5   Non Members $10      Light Refreshments

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The Railroad & Tugs of NY 
Jul
13
5:30pm 5:30pm

The Railroad & Tugs of NY 

Conrad Milster is a steam engine guru, self-described “different” sort of man, and the Chief Engineer of Pratt Institute since 1958.  His lectures are enriched by a lavish photographic collection of historic ships, and years of information gleaned through his many travels in pursuit of knowledge and adventure. Click Picture or Title for more info.

Members: Free   Non-Members: $5     Light Refreshments

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Gyotaku Fish Prints
Jul
5
5:30pm 5:30pm

Gyotaku Fish Prints

Artist Joe Mullins and Gyotaku Print Making--Mr. Mullins comes to the EESM with a thorough knowledge and vast experience in the fine art of Gyotaku.   Gyotaku pronounced (gee-oh-tah-koo) means "fish rubbing” in Japanese.  It is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing, dating from the mid-1800s, used by fishermen to record their catch. For an additional fee, lecture attendees will have the opportunity to create their very own print to frame and hang proudly as "The one that DIDN'T get away".  Click Picture or Title for more info.

Members: Free   Non Members: $5
Print Making Fees:   Members $20   Non Members $25

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Gail Horton - “Mermaid’s Tale of Greenport “
Jun
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

Gail Horton - “Mermaid’s Tale of Greenport “

Gail’s original Mermaid’s Tale of Greenport was created for the First Night Celebrations that took place in the 1990s. It is a whimsical but true presentation of Greenport’s history told though the eyes of a visiting mermaid. 

The story is colorfully illustrated with pictures of Ms Horton’s original tapestries.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

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Chris Hamilton: Baymen’s Display and Photography Exhibit
Jun
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

Chris Hamilton: Baymen’s Display and Photography Exhibit

Chris will be unveiling the Museum’s new Baymen’s Display, which he created with the help of his father, local bayman, Bob Hamilton. He will also be sharing his unique perspective, through images captured while working aboard the fishing vessel Jeremy H.  Chris’ presentation will include discussion of various topics including the evolution of the fishing industry on the North Fork, growing up the son of a fisherman, reconnecting with his roots as a bayman after the death of his brother, and finding his passion for photography.

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