Something exciting is always happening at the Museum. Have fun learning in a class or participate in an event. There is an activity sure to please everyone. Looking to sail on Friends Good Will or try one of our other "on-water" experiences? Check out our 2014 Friends Good Will Schedule and our Special Events Calendar
2014 Events Calendar
April 3 Night for the Museums Dinner at Su Casa
April 6 2 p.m. Lecture Series featuring Terry Begnoche, "100 Year Tale: Goderich,Ontario, and the Great Storm of 1913"
April 12-13 Uprigging
April 17-19 Uprigging
April 26 Coast Guard Cleanup Day *volunteers needed*
April 26 2 p.m. Lecture Series "Historic Recreational Sailing"
May 3 Exhibit Grand Opening, "Mysteries Beneath the Waves: Wrecks of the Sunset Coast" and "Fatal Crossing"
May 3 1 p.m. Basic Seamanship II (register with Volunteer Coordinator)
May 4 Basic Seamanship III (underway) 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m.
May 8 7 p.m. Lecture Series featuring Valerie Van Heest, "Fatal Crossing: Solving the Mystery of Flight 2501"
May 23 Blessing of the Fleet
May 23 Public sails begin on Friends Good Will
May 24 Steelheaders-MMM Fishing Tournament
May 31 2 p.m.Lecture Series "Lindy Lou & our new USCG 36' Motor Life Boat"
June 19 Pirate Chaser Sails Begin (Harborfest weekend)
June 20 Vessel Salute
June 21 Classic Wooden Boat Show
June 28 2 p.m.Lecture Series "Commercial Fishing Boats, Evelyn S & Elsie J"
June 29 Rotary Pancake Breakfast
July 3 Fireworks Sail aboard Friends Good Will
July 19 Annual Fish Boil
July 25-27 Solo Canoe Building Class
August 16 First Annual Boat Walk fundraiser
August 20-22 Solo Canoe Building Class (repeat offering)
August 23 Outboard Motor Swap Meet
September 25 Tenth Anniversary of Friends Good Will's arrival in South Haven
Michigan Maritime Museum Wines
Here is a delicious way to support the Michigan Maritime Museum! Friends Good Will and Lindy Lou souvenir wines and sparkling fruit juices are produced by the St. Julian Winery and are now available at selected South Haven wine retailers.