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October 16, 2018 Salt Water in Your Socks with John Spyder Macdonald 7:00 pm The heartwarming story of the life and times of a Maritime fisherman comes to life through the tales and songs of Skipper Kevin Corkum. This one-man musical features John “Spyder” Macdonald...
October 18, 2018 Canadian Confederate Cruiser: The Story of the Steamer Queen Victoria Join author John G. Langley as he launches Canadian Confederate Cruiser: The Story of the Steamer Queen Victoria.  FREE TO THE PUBLIC This never-before-told story documents the life of the steamer...
October 23, 2018 The Continuing Heritage of the Sea Music Tradition 7:00PM The days of sail and sailors saw the creation of rousing work songs which built the foundations of sea music culture. Music and songs are still created, standing on the legacy of the...
October 24, 2018 Giving Celtic Context Wednesday, October 24th at 7:00 As part of the run up to this years Halifax Celtic Festival, the Maritime Museum will be hosting a Prelude Event entitled “Giving Celtic Context”. This 90-minute event...
October 27, 2018 Fall into the Arts at the Museum: Water Colours: Songs of Water and the Sea 7:30pm Tickets $15-$20 Available now Formed in 2017, Breaking Waves is an artistic collective of some of Halifax’s most popular and respected theatrical singers and musicians. Our performances span...
October 30, 2018 Ghosts and Maritime Folklore Tour 7:00 pm Nova Scotian ghosts and restless spirits have been seen, sensed or heard along the coast by more than just one person!   Sambro island Lighthouse, the home of the spirit of Double Alex Get...
November 5, 2018 Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm) Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia invites you to join them for a free talk on Monday, November 5th in the Meeting Room, located on the second floor of the Maritime...
November 6, 2018 Remembrance Week Special Event November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice which ended the War to End all Wars. To mark this event, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in cooperation with our colleagues at...
November 13, 2018 HMCS Kootenay: The Worst Peace-Time Disaster in the History of the Royal Canadian Navy On 23 October 1969 an explosion and fire in the engine room of HMCS Kootenay killed nine men and injured 53 others. This incident changed the way Canada and other Navies around the world trained...
November 20, 2018 Canada Remembers: The RCN and the Battle of the Atlantic 7:00 PM At the outbreak of World War II, Canada’s fledgling Navy went from 13 ships of which only 6 could be considered modern to over 350 by 1945. Almost losing the Navy as a fighting arm between...

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