Gail Horton - “Mermaid’s Tale of Greenport “
Jun
29
5:30 pm17:30

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 1990’s. It is a whimsical but true presentation of Greenport’s history and 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.

Members: FREE    Non Members $5      Light Refreshments

Gyotaku Fish Prints
Jul
5
5:30 pm17:30

Gyotaku Fish Prints

  • East End Seaport Museum

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

Light Refreshments

The Railroad & Tugs of NY 
Jul
13
5:30 pm17:30

The Railroad & Tugs of NY 

  • East End Seaport Museum

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

 Chef Noah Schwartz
Jul
20
5:30 pm17:30

Chef Noah Schwartz

  • East End Seaport Museum

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

 An Evening of Past and Present Music of the Sea
Jul
26
5:30 pm17:30

An Evening of Past and Present Music of the Sea

  • East End Seaport Museum

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.

Free: Members   Non Members: $5    Light Refreshments

L.I. Sound Steamboats 1800-1945
Aug
3
5:30 pm17:30

L.I. Sound Steamboats 1800-1945

Mr. Brouwer’s talk will cover the era of steamboats on Long Island Sound, from beginnings in the early 1800s to the final days around World War II.  The overnight steamboats on the Sound were some of the largest and grandest such boats the world has seen.  Local services will also be covered, including points on Long Island's North Shore, cross Sound services, excursions, and efforts to establish rail and steamboat services between New York and Boston by way of Long Island.  Prominent individuals involved include Cornelius Vanderbilt, and "Admiral' Jim Fisk.  This will be a power point presentation illustrated with historic photographs, prints and paintings.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

Members: Free    Non Members: $5

Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time
Aug
10
5:30 pm17:30

Greenport: The Right Place at the Wrong Time

  • East End Seaport Museum

“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.

Seaside Plantings w/ Peter Clarke
Aug
17
5:30 pm17:30

Seaside Plantings w/ Peter Clarke

  • East End Seaport Museum

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.  Click Picture or Title for more info.

Members: Free   Non Members: $5    Light Refreshments

Marine Woodworking and Restoration
Aug
25
5:30 pm17:30

Marine Woodworking and Restoration

  • Anders Langendal & Sons

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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Members: Free   Non Members: $5    Light Refreshments


Chris Hamilton: Baymen’s Display and Photography Exhibit
Jun
23
5:30 pm17:30

Chris Hamilton: Baymen’s Display and Photography Exhibit

  • East End Seaport Museum

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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Members: Free    Non Members: $5    Light Refreshments

 

Jeremy Garretson Art Show & Reception
May
27
2:00 pm14:00

Jeremy Garretson Art Show & Reception

  • East End Seaport Museum

Living on the eastern waters of Long Island allowed Jeremy to explore landscape and seascape photography with a particular focus on the relationship between light and weather on its relationship to the natural environment.

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FREE, ALL ARE WELCOME Light Refreshments

Museum Opening!
May
27
11:00 am11:00

Museum Opening!

  • East End Seaport Museum

The 2017 season launches Memorial Day Weekend. We look forward to seeing you!