Downrig or Die!

Sailors and Jack Tars! We must Downrig or Die! Celebrate the last dying gasp of the 2017 sailing season!

Full schedule to come.

Lighthouse Lovers on Bakers Island

Join author and fellow lover of the light, Jeremy D’Entremont on a special excursion out to Bakers Island Light Station, a historic property owned by Essex Heritage. This 3.5 hour special trip includes the boat ride aboard Naumkeag where you’ll get up close photo opportunities of FIVE lighthouses; Derby Wharf, Fort Pickering Light on Winter Island, Hospital Point, Marblehead, and we will disembark for an exclusive tour of the remote Bakers Island Light. If you have a U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport book, you could obtain stamps for each of the five lighthouses as well. Jeremy’s books The Lighthouse Handbook: New England and The Lighthouses of Massachusetts will be available for sale and he will also be signing copies you may already have!

Tickets ($45) may be purchased online in advance.

About Jeremy D’Entremont
Jeremy D’Entremont has been called the leading expert on New England’s historic lighthouses. He is the author or co-author of more than 15 books and hundreds of articles about lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and the founder and chairman of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses. He has appeared on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, Public Television, and National Public Radio speaking about lighthouses and other subjects, and has given lectures all around New England.

Mahi’s Sunday Funday Brunch Cruise

Live music, sun and a salty breeze – what more could you ask for on a summer Sunday? Cool off at our uniquely Mahi make-your-own tropical mimosa and Bloody Mary bar. What are you waiting for?

Tickets ($26) may be purchased online in advance.

 

Mahi Summer Music Series

What could be better than relaxing on the water to the sound of live music? With a full bar stocked with your favorite tropical cocktails and cold beers, and a hot grill featuring summertime classics like burgers, dogs and kebabs, we’ve got you covered!

Tickets ($22) may be purchased online in advance. Summer Music Series events are 21+.

Mahi Summer Music Series 2017
June 29: Dandrew
July 6: Absolute Gentleman
July 13: Safety
July 20: Qwill Ensemble
July 27: B3 Kings with Nephrok
August 3: Austin Torpedoes
August 10: The Gravel Project
August 17: Krewe de Groove
August 24: Dub Apocalypse
August 31: Tigerman WOAH

Essex Heritage Lobster Tour

Have you ever wondered how heavy a lobster trap is? Climb aboard Naumkeag and cruise the harbor as you try your luck as a lobsterman!

Boat departs from the Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA 01970.

Tickets ($25 for adults, $15 for children ages 4-16) are available online. Please note: No lobsters for keeps!

Questions?
Please call Essex Heritage’s Visitor Information Desk (located in the National Park Service Visitor Center) at 978-224-2036. The Visitor Information Desk is open seven days a week, from 9 AM-5 PM.
Essex Heritage does not assume responsibility for any lost or stolen personal property.

Lighthouse Lovers on Bakers Island

Join author and fellow lover of the light, Jeremy D’Entremont on a special excursion out to Bakers Island Light Station, a historic property owned by Essex Heritage. This 3.5 hour special trip includes the boat ride aboard Naumkeag where you’ll get up close photo opportunities of FIVE lighthouses; Derby Wharf, Fort Pickering Light on Winter Island, Hospital Point, Marblehead, and we will disembark for an exclusive tour of the remote Bakers Island Light. If you have a U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport book, you could obtain stamps for each of the five lighthouses as well. Jeremy’s books The Lighthouse Handbook: New England and The Lighthouses of Massachusetts will be available for sale and he will also be signing copies you may already have!

Tickets ($45) may be purchased online in advance.

About Jeremy D’Entremont
Jeremy D’Entremont has been called the leading expert on New England’s historic lighthouses. He is the author or co-author of more than 15 books and hundreds of articles about lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and the founder and chairman of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses. He has appeared on the History Channel, the Travel Channel, Public Television, and National Public Radio speaking about lighthouses and other subjects, and has given lectures all around New England.

Mahi’s Sunday Funday Brunch Cruise

Live music, sun and a salty breeze – what more could you ask for on a summer Sunday? Cool off at our uniquely Mahi make-your-own tropical mimosa and Bloody Mary bar. What are you waiting for?

Tickets ($26) may be purchased online in advance.

 

35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival

You don’t get to see boats like this every day! See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats. Meet skippers and crews and vote for your favorite boats. Children get to make their own wee boat, and all can board real ones. Boat rides, crafts market, artists, old-time band music, the Blessing of the Fleet and more! Boats don’t have to be in show condition; they can be works-in-progress. The spirit of the Festival is to gather together the grand old craft and all who love them.

$5, children under 12 free. For more information, please visit: BoatFestival.org.

Info & Boat Entry: 617-666-8530, 978-448-6757

35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival

You don’t get to see boats like this every day! See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats. Meet skippers and crews and vote for your favorite boats. Children get to make their own wee boat, and all can board real ones. Boat rides, crafts market, artists, old-time band music, the Blessing of the Fleet and more! Boats don’t have to be in show condition; they can be works-in-progress. The spirit of the Festival is to gather together the grand old craft and all who love them.

$5, children under 12 free. For more information, please visit: BoatFestival.org.

Info & Boat Entry: 617-666-8530, 978-448-6757

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