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Mixers & Merriment at the Museum: A Spirited Celebration of Maine Craft Cocktails @ Maine Maritime Museum
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Celebrate the season with a toast to Maine’s incredible craft distilleries! Join us for this popular evening of festive fun, and sample specialty cocktails from Maine’s artisan spirit makers. Ticket price includes samplings of unique elixirs featuring Maine ingredients and delicious food from Stone Cove Catering. Sample all the seasonal spirits and cast your vote for the People’s Choice best cocktail of the night. Festive music and dancing will help keep holiday spirits high! This is a 21+ event.”


Maine Ships in the Arctic @ Maine Maritime Museum
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Arctic regions have long drawn the interest of daring adventures. Several Maine-built ships and vessels have journeyed, explored, and worked in these dangerous ice and fog shrouded waters. Join historian and teacher Charles Lagerbom in a look at the history of numerous vessels that were launched in Maine and ventured to Arctic waters – with some not to return.

This event is FREE with admission.

The Effect of Climate Change on Maine’s Infamous Winters @ Maine Maritime Museum
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Maine State Climatologist, Sean Birkel, focuses his research on finding ways to effectively model changes in the local climate and arctic ice sheets. Sean will translate his data and observations to reveal how and why Maine’s winters are evolving and their effect on Maine’s tourism and industry.”