Photo coutesy of Mystic Seaport Museum

Music on the River

Wednesday Evenings
June 17 - August 26, 2009

5:30 - 7 p.m.

Listen to music aboard the steamboat Sabino.

Join us this summer for a special downriver cruise aboard our 101-year-old steamboat. Spend a summer evening enjoying the acoustic sounds of some of the area's finest performers -- live aboard Sabino.

A cash bar and light snacks will be available.

Tickets are $25 per person ($22 for members).

Tickets may also be purchased by calling the Sabino Dock Office at 860.572.5351.

Event series sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company.


Celebrating 100 Years

Sabino Centennial Celebration - Downriver Evening Cruises and 100th Birthday Party

Our steamboat Sabino is turning 100 and we're celebrating all summer long! Help us say Happy Birthday to our National Historic Landmark and the last wooden coal-fired steamboat in operation.

Sabino Downriver Evening Cruises - Thursdays, July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 14, 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a 90-minute downriver cruise under the stars while listening to different speakers discuss the steamboat and the river she chugs along.

Scheduled speakers and presentations include: Mystic Seaport Curator Bill Peterson, who will discuss the history of the Mystic River (July 24 and August 14), former Sabino engineer George King, who will share Sabino's history (July 17 and August 7) and Faith Damon Davison, archivist for the Mohegan tribe, who will explain the Native Americans' unique relationship with the river (July 31 and August 21).

Tickets are a special centennial cruise price of $19.08 per person. Call 860.572.5351 to make your reservations.

And, before or after your cruise, visit the Seamen's Inne for a price-fixed dinner at the the centennial celebration price of -- you guessed it -- $19.08! Call 860.572.5303 for more details.

Sabino 100th Birthday Party - Saturday and Sunday, August 9-10, 9 a.m.-5p.m.

It's a party on the green all weekend long with food and activities for the whole family. Enjoy an a la carte menu while raising a glass to toast Sabino on 100 years well served. Don't forget to leave room for some cake!

We'll have games on the green, crafts for kids and families, and a special appearance by a steamboat oiler.

Come celebrate the power of steam with steam-powered cars and engines on the green, and learn about Sabino's storied past with a talk by George King, former Sabino engineer and author of A Steamboat Named Sabino.

All activities (excluding food) are included with Museum admission.


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