Apr
1
Sat
2017
Rigging Practicum
Apr 1 – May 9 all-day
Rigging Practicum @ Erie Maritime Museum

Apprentice-level program for professionals and aspiring professionals in the traditional sailing vessel field. Help up-rig Niagara while learning and practicing traditional marlinspike seamanship skills, as well as participating in pre-season training sails. Application process is competitive. Apply by resume and cover letter.

May
6
Sat
2017
Discovery Day
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Discovery Day @ Erie Maritime Museum | Erie | Pennsylvania | United States

There is a world out there to be discovered! Fun, educational, hands-on activities include: knot-tying, Life of a Sailor, face painting and maritime music. This year’s family-friendly event event will feature activities based on the plastic pollution in our lakes and oceans and its effects on the world around us.

May
10
Wed
2017
History Under Sail
May 10 – May 31 all-day
History Under Sail

College-level program focusing on the fundamentals of square-rig seamanship and comparative public history. Program begins and ends in Erie, PA, and will include sailing voyages to the major maritime museums and monuments of Lake Erie. College credit is available through partnering institutions, but participants are not required to be actively enrolled college students.

Jun
3
Sat
2017
7th Annual Mariner’s Ball
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7th Annual Mariner's Ball @ Erie Maritime Museum | Erie | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us for an evening of camaraderie and cocktails as you take in the stunning views of Erie’s own U.S. Brig Niagara. This year’s maritime event will feature live entertainment from Tennessee Backporch, dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres and food stations. Cocktails will be served from multiple bars in the museum, on the plaza, and aboard Niagara.  We enhance the evening with our silent and live auctions.  The evening will be highlighted with a spectacular fireworks show at dusk. This will be a night you don’t want to miss.

Tickets on sale April 2017

Jun
7
Wed
2017
Exploring the Great Lakes Session I
Jun 7 – Jun 20 all-day
Exploring the Great Lakes Session I

A program for ages 14 to 18, beginning and ending in Erie, PA, and including a voyage to Put-In-Bay, OH for the island’s Maritime Heritage Festival. Curriculum will focus on the fundamentals of square-rig seamanship and developing the skills and personal qualities to meet the challenges of life onboard a ship.

Jun
22
Thu
2017
Exploring the Great Lakes, Session II
Jun 22 – Jul 6 all-day
Exploring the Great Lakes, Session II

A program for ages 14 to 18, beginning in Erie, PA, ending in Kingston, Ontario and including Tall Ships festivities in Toronto and a transit through the Welland Canal. Curriculum will focus on the fundamentals of square-rig seamanship and developing the skills and personal qualities to meet the challenges of life onboard a ship. Passport required.

Jul
4
Tue
2017
Friends and Family Day
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends and Family Day @ Erie Maritime Museum | Erie | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us for a fun filled day of family friendly activities and take a tour of the Niagara and much more!
Free and open to the public.

* Hands on kids activities from 11 am – 3 pm

* Free admission to the museum & tour of Niagara

* Guests will receive one (1) complimentary hotdog (while supplies last)

* Enjoy fireworks at dusk!

In partnership with the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership.
Click here for more information: http://www.eriepa.com/bring-back-the-boom-4th-of-july-fireworks-fund/

Jul
7
Fri
2017
Individual Trainee Program I
Jul 7 – Jul 21 all-day
Individual Trainee Program I

This two-week program is available to any interested individual, age 14 or older, with no upper age limit. Begins in Kingston, Ontario and proceeds to Montreal and Quebec City, with a passage through the scenic Thousand Islands region. With three Tall Ships festivals in two weeks, this program is perfect for the person who wants to see it all. May be combined with the program immediately after. Passport required.

Jul
17
Mon
2017
6th Annual Niagara Golf Outing
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for our Flagship Niagara League Golf Tournament held at Peek n’ Peak. This includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, beverages, and awards dinner following golf. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Entry Fee(s):

$125 ($52 tax-deductible) per player

$500 ($208 tax-deductible) per foursome

Includes: 

– 18 holes of golf with shared cart

– Special Gift upon registration

– Lunch, beverages and snacks

– Dinner with special awards presentation

*Tickets on sale Spring 2017

Jul
21
Fri
2017
Individual Trainee Program II
Jul 21 – Aug 1 all-day
Individual Trainee Program II

This two-week program is available to any interested individual, age 14 or older, with no upper age limit. Begins in Quebec City, proceeds up the St. Lawrence River, across Lake Ontario, through the Welland Canal to Port Colborne, ON, and on to Erie, PA. May be combined with the preceding program. Passport required.