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Lois McClure Open Hours

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

Families on canal boats similar to the Lois McClure would spend the majority of their year on the water, and now you can get a sense of what canal boat life would be like too! Climb on board this replica of a 1862-class sailing canal boat to learn about the lives and culture of canal boaters, through …

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Free

James Wakefield Rescue Row

Perkins Pier 1 Lavalley Ln, Burlington, VT, United States

Youth rowing teams gather at Burlington Harbor to compete in annual fall rowing race. Onlookers are welcome to cheer teams on from Perkins Pier. The James Wakefield Rescue Row is named after a brave first responder from 1876 who rescued passengers and crew of a shipwreck on the Burlington breakwater.

Free

Canal Collections Corner

Hoehl Family Visitor and Education Center Auditorium at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, Vermont, United States

The final monthly workshop in 2023 will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Champlain Canal! This Collections Corner will feature items from the Museum's Collections related to the canalboats of Lake Champlain. After completing a comprehensive inventory of all relevant items, previously hidden gems from the Museum storage will make their way …

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Free

Blacksmithing Demonstration

18th-Century Blacksmith Forge at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, Vermont, United States

Come watch metal arts being made in the Museum's replica of an 18th-century forge! At this free, drop-in event, visitors will get a chance to see a demonstration of blacksmithing skills and talk to blacksmiths about their craft.

Free

Teacher Day

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

Bring your family and friends to the Museum for a field trip and check out our activities and exhibits! Food will be provided, and teachers are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion over lunch. This event will be happening rain or shine!

Free

Otter Creek Challenge Race

Vergennes Falls Park 103 Mechanic St, Vergennes, VT, United States

An annual youth rowing race hosted by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum right in the heart of Vergennes, Vermont. Cheer on local high school and middle school rowing crews as they …

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Explore Lake Champlain

Orwell Town Hall 480 Main St, Orwell, Vermont, United States

Calling lake enthusiasts of all ages! Join us at the Orwell Town Hall to learn about lake health and look at educational resources from non-profits throughout the Lake Champlain region. We'll have hands-on education tools, craft activities for kids, and more!

Free

World Water Day

Champlain Centre Mall 60 Smithfield Blvd, Plattsburgh, New York, United States

In 1993, World Water Day was initiated by the United Nations to draw attention to the issues and threats surrounding the world’s water resources. Eleven years ago, the Champlain Basin Education Initiative hosted the first student World Water Day Celebration to share local student work about water resources from more than a dozen classrooms. To celebrate the …

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