this weekend's maine sail freight events: august 29th and 30th
SATURDAY AUGUST 29
The Schooner Adventure will sail into Boston Harbor in the evening, only the wind knows at what time exactly. Take a chance out on the water or from shore. Want to try for a chance glimpse of the Schooner Adventure? Book an Evening Harbor Cruise! or take a Harbor Sail aboard the Liberty Fleet! <---Click to Book or call 617.742.0333
Walk the Freedom Trail or Harbor Walk to learn about history and revolution, enjoy cool breezes of evening, again keep a look out for the schooner! Or visit Old Ironsides,“ USS Constitution,” the first ship commissioned by the new continental congress to fight pirates who interfered with early merchant shipping!
The Adventure will be docking overnight at Long Wharf Marina.
SUNDAY AUGUST 30
Come down to the waterfront! We’ve decked out the Pavilion to welcome you. Boat is docked off the tip of Long Wharf, look on your map for the Compass Rose near Boston Aquarium.
Sunrise: hot tea!
8.00a – 12.00p: Unloading! Join the stevedores unloading cargo into the Pavilion, and onto cherry red bike courier trailers.
12.00p: Sales begin of Maine goods delivered via sail right there at the Long Wharf Events & Performances
12.00p – 7.00p Long Wharf Pavilion of Commoners, meet organizations engaged in enlivenment, resilience, regional food and the human logistics of building a sustainable economy. Pavilion of tablers includes: Slow Money, Slow Food, Mass Horticulture, Metro Pedal Power, Crown of Maine Coop, Cuisine En Locale, and Young Farmer Network
12.00 – 2.00p Tours of historic Schooner, Adventure out of Gloucester.
1.00p Brian Dewan sings “Songs of Land & Sea”
3.00 – 3.30p Sea shanties with Revels Legend David Coffin
4.00p “Commons of Land and Sea: seaweed and community fisheries in a changing climate”