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

Better than grog!

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.