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Recurring Event Event Series: Wintertide

Wintertide

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Shake off that cabin fever and celebrate the great outdoors in New England with 3 days of frosty fun at Mystic Seaport Museum! Bundle up to meet reindeer and winter working dogs! Check out ice sculpture demonstrations and family activities like “sock skating,” games, crafts, and kid-friendly live music. Need to warm up? Enjoy a show in the Treworgy Planetarium, grab a hot cocoa from the cafe, or check out the latest blockbuster show before it closes: Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano. Whether you’re chilling with a boat ride, or warming up next to a fire, visitors of all ages will find so many ways to make memories at Mystic Seaport Museum during Wintertide.
Most activities included with general admission and free for members. Tickets purchased online for Wintertide are valid for all three days of the event. Check back soon for the full schedule.
Ticket pricing = $23 Adult / $18 youth / Members free
Wintertide Weekend at the Planetarium:
11:00 AM: “Aurora Borealis: The Northern Lights”
Join us for a 30-minute tour of the winter night sky that also explores the Aurora Borealis. We will discuss the science behind what causes this beautiful phenomenon, and the show includes a dazzling display of the Northern Lights on the dome overhead.
12:00 PM: “Polar Night, Arctic Light”
This 30-minute show journeys above the Arctic Circle to learn about a time of year when the Sun never rises (Polar Night) before discovering constellations as seen by the Inuit Native Americans who call this region their home (Arctic Light).
2:00 PM: “Aurora Borealis: The Northern Lights”
Join us for a 30-minute tour of the winter night sky that also explores the Aurora Borealis. We will discuss the science behind what causes this beautiful phenomenon, and the show includes a dazzling display of the Northern Lights on the dome overhead.
3:00 PM: “Polar Night, Arctic Light”
This 30-minute show journeys above the Arctic Circle to learn about a time of year when the Sun never rises (Polar Night) before discovering constellations as seen by the Inuit Native Americans who call this region their home (Arctic Light).
Planetarium show pricing for this weekend – $5 for members, $8 for non-members, and FREE for visitors ages 5 and under.

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.mysticseaport.org/calendar/

Venue

Mystic Seaport Museum
75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT United States
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