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Otter Creek Challenge Race

Vergennes Falls Park 103 Mechanic St, Vergennes, VT

One of our two annual open-water rowing races for our Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Youth Rowing League school teams. This race is held in the heart of Vergennes, starting at the Vergennes Falls and racing down Otter Creek. This race is open to the public to watch and cheer on our rowing teams from Vergennes …

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Virtual Archaeology Conference: Arnold’s Bay Research Project

Zoom Presentation

You are invited to Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's first ever Virtual Archaeology Conference. Join us on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM as the Museum's archaeology team and research partners present the latest research methods and new findings in our ongoing Arnold's Bay Research Project. This virtual conference is free to attend, …

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Free

Build Your Own Jack Jump Workshop

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Winter isn't over yet: Roll up your sleeves and come build your own Jack Jump sled with us! The Jack Jump or Jack Jumper is the vernacular sled of the north woods, usually featuring a single ski-like runner and a small seat. While the origins of jack jump sleds are unclear, it is likely that …

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$65

2022 Opening Day!

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

We're back! The Museum opens to the public for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 21. Season highlights include: Free admission for all visitorsOpen every day from 10 a.m. to …

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Free

New Boat Launch

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

We are launching our newest boat, a 29-foot whaleboat! Built by student boat builders from Addison Wayfinder Experience and Middlebury Union High School, this project has been so exciting to …

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Free

Abenaki Heritage Weekend

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend on June 18 and 19 at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to explore and learn about the Abenaki perspective on life …

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Free

Hope for TomorROW

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Join us this June for the Hope for TomorROW, an annual rowathon and community event committed to raising awareness about teen suicide and an opportunity for us to come together in memory, hope, and support. Held in partnership with Project HOePpnEr, this event is open to everyone and anyone - no prior rowing experience needed! Register …

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$25

Eco Demonstration

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

How can we keep our lake healthy and clean? Jump in on a hands-on activity to learn how our daily actions, decisions, and research connect to or impact Lake Champlain. …

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Free

Cyanobacteria Testing Demo

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Is cyanobacteria a threat to the lake or is it simply an aquatic organism? It actually can be both! Cyanobacteria is a single-celled aquatic organism that is natural to Lake …

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Free

Collections Corner

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

A special chance to learn more about the collections of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and view rarely-seen objects and artifacts! Featured collections items will vary each day and the current …

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Free