The Museum hosts two major weekend events during the year:  a Pirate Festival in June and a Holiday Boutique and Candlelight Tour in December.

Throughout the year, the Museum holds lectures, children’s events, nature walks, and more!  Check the calendar below for dates and check each specific event page for more information.


Ellsworth B.Shank Lecture series: January 2017 – April 2017
North Park Trail Walks: Year Round

Please call the Museum or visit website for more details

February 2017:
 Ernest Burke/Negro League baseball exhibit all month long
April 2018:
 Museum opens to the public: (4/8)
 Annual Dinner: (exact date TBD)
June 2017:
  Pirate Fest Weekend (6/10 – 6/11)
    Pirate 5K: (6/10)
    Pirate Pub Crawl: (6/10)
  Pirate Encampment: (6/10 – 6/11)
September 2017:
  Fish Fowl & Folk Festival at the Light House: (9/2)
October 2017:
 Haunted Lock House: (10/28)

Haunted Lock House: (10/28)

  Museum closes for the season: (10/30)
December 2017:
 Lock House Holiday Weekend: (12/9 -12/10)
    45th Annual Candlelight Tour (12/9: 4:00 to 8:00)
    Holiday Boutique (12/9: 9:00AM to 5:00PM & 12/10 noon to 5:00PM)

The Shank Series will still take place in January, February, March, and April. Dates and topics TBA.