‘Music, Masts and Lobster Traps’ at MMM

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 8:45am

Story Location:
243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530
United States

    “Music, Masts, and Lobster Traps” will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. Special dayside events will celebrate Maine's lobstering heritage. The event will culminate in a late afternoon performance by Maine’s own The Mallett Brothers Band. Concert gates open at 3 p.m. By purchasing  tickets online, you are buying tickets to the concert event only.

    9:30 a.m. -3 p.m. - Special daytime activities celebrating Maine’s maritime heritage that are included with regular Museum admission: Demonstrations and educational exhibits highlighting Maine’s working waterfront heritage will include a lobster education center, a trap building demonstration, aquaculture demonstration, pogie seining exhibit, emergency survival raft and gear demonstration; Abenaki tribe drum circle and history exhibit; lobster boat, schooner, tour cruises and more! Food and drink from Longreach Kitchen and Highroller Lobster Company will be available starting at noon. Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA) members who show current membership card will receive free admission to dayside activities. Concert ticket will need to be purchased separately.

    3-6:30 p.m. - Concert: Music, Masts, & Lobster Traps featuring headliners, The Mallett Brothers Band. Opening act Maine folk artist Paddy Mills will take to the stage at 3:30 p.m. Guests with tickets to the concert event will also have access to a beer garden hosted by Mast Landing Brewery, XTRATUF, and Rugged Seas where a new, special brew honoring our maritime heritage will be unveiled. In addition, Mere Point Oyster Company will be shucking flavorful Maine oysters.

    Guests who wish to purchase tickets to the dayside event can do so at the Maine Maritime Museum.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit our partner organization, The Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance (MLCA) which, with support from MLA, is working to ensure a vibrant future for Maine’s fishing families and the communities in which they live and work. All funds raised support efforts to protect Maine's lobstering heritage.

    For more information and to buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-masts-lobster-traps-a-celebration-of-maines-lobstering-heritage-tickets-617706766567.

    Special thanks to the event sponsors: Rugged Seas, First National Bank, First Federal Savings, Bell Power Systems, XTRATUF,  Mere Point Oyster Company, Mast Landing Brewing Co., Guy Cotten, Brooks Trap Mill, and Pine State Trading.