The 22nd Annual Cape Cod Maritime Symposium
Cape Cod’s Only Maritime History Conference
Saturday, November 3, 2018 9am-3pm
Schedule of Events:
9am – Registration; coffee, tea & refreshments
9:45am - Introduction by Symposium founding Director, Theresa M. Barbo
10am – Centuries of Sail: 13 Generations of Barnstable’s West, North and Cotuit Bays
with Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director, Barnstable Clean Water Coalition
11am – Lost Hero of Cape Cod: Captain Asa Eldridge and the Maritime Trade That Shaped America with Vincent Miles, Author
12pm – Luncheon and explore Museum exhibits, gardens & trails
1pm – A Celebrated Master Chief Remembers Forty Years in the Coast Guard
with Master Chief John “Jack” Downey, USCG (Ret.), Author
2pm – Winds of Change: How an Invisible Force of Nature Shaped a Maritime Economy,
1620-2018 with Nathaniel “Nate” Mayo; Manager, Policy and Development, Vineyard Wind
Admission is $25 includes morning refreshments, 4 lectures, lunch and Museum Admission.
Pre-registration is required
For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.
WICKED AWESOME BALLOON SHOW!
Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 1pm.
Join Dan’s Balloons, master of all twisting and sculpting, this holiday season for the award-winning, imaginative and innovative Holiday Winter Wonderland: Wicked Awesome Balloon Show! Get ready for awesomeness! You'll be transported to a winter wonderland of balloon goodness in this extra special holiday edition of the show. Only YOU can help the balloon crew figure out where the super balloon is hiding. Is it in the igloo? Under a yeti? Behind the penguin? In a cheeseburger? This show combines balloons, science, and magic to make a big bowl of fun for all ages. Make sure you bring your imagination for the journey; you're going to need it!
Dan’s Balloons is THE premiere source for balloon sculptures in New England. If you are home for the holidays, or your family is here on Cape Cod, this event is sure to delight kids of all ages!
RESERVATIONS Recommended / Space Limited
For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133
A Rainforest Reptiles Show Reptiles Rock!
Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11am
Reptiles Rock, the Rainforest Reptile Show’s most popular and unique presentation engages children of all ages at hands-on level. Reptiles Rock includes a mini zoo set-up with 10 to 14 smaller animals such as bugs, frogs, snakes and lizards to look at. Plus, the fun and informative presentation by a Rainforest Reptile herpetologist with 4 larger animals including a large red or yellow foot tortoise ( S. America), a large monitor or tegu lizard (Africa or S. America), a 9 to 10 ft. boa or python (S. America or Myramar/Burma) and of course, the American alligator (USA). All habitats are tropical or semi-tropical rainforests.
Throughout the presentation there will be opportunities for volunteers to come up and assist. After the program, everyone will have the opportunity to handle one of these amazing reptiles! Join us for this fun, dynamic and educational program.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED / Space Limited
For more information please call the Museum at 508-896-3867 ext. 133.