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36th Annual Ship Model Show

Posted by Susie Callahan on Tue, Mar 10, 2015

 

Presented by The USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild and the USS Constitution Museum, this year's Ship Model Show showcases ships and boats used for whaling. Get the chance to view exquisite ship models - and even some whales - will be on display in addition to maritime paintings by members of the American Society of Marine Artists.

With over 50 handcrafted models of all sizes, types, and materials, you can explore the intricate art of model making as practiced today. Explore the show through their scavenger hunt or join in the fun of a hands-on activity - either way, a visit to the Museum and the show is a great way for your family to spend the day!

 

This event is being held daily until March 21, from 10am-5pm
To learn more, click here.

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Tags: Charlestown, history, 365 things to do in Boston, family events, USS Constitution Museum

2015 Ship Model Show @ The USS Constitution Museum

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Jan 09, 2015

ussconstitutionLove the architecture and design of ships? Then check out the 2015 Ship Model Show going on at the USS Constituion Museum

"This year’s show highlights whaling ships and boats. Exquisite ship models - and even some whales - will be on display along with maritime paintings by members of the American Society of Marine Artists.

With over 50 handcrafted models of all sizes, types, and materials, you can explore the intricate art of model making as practiced today. Explore the show through our scavenger hunt or join in the fun of a hands-on activity - either way, a visit to the Museum and the show is a great way for your family to spend the day!"

The Ship Model Show will be held from January 31st to March 21st in Charlestown. Click here for further information! 

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Tags: USS Constitution, Charlestown, 365 things to do in Boston

Fourth of July Events in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Jun 29, 2013

drinksSamuel Adams Independence Bash

Grab your friends and head to the Second Annual Sam Adams Independence Bash! The event will be held at Ned Devline's in Boston's Faneuil Hall on Wednesday, July 3rd from 9pm-close.The event will have the classics and even some specialty beers for the occasion! This is a free event but guests should register online and get in early. The first who arrive are the first admitted. This is a 21+ only event.

Official USS Constitution Turnaround Lunch Cruise from Long Wharf

Whats a better way to celebrate our independence and history by enjoying a trip on the world's oldest commissioned warship on 4th of July? "USS Constitution has been making this voyage annually on July 4th since the 1950s as a reminder of those who served, sacrificed and fought for our independence." 

Have some lunch and take in the history of this amazing vessel. The voyage will take you out to Castle Island and back to Charlestown. Before you head home, make sure you check out the USS Constitution Museum located right by the dock!  

Independence Day Pig Roast

Don't want to take the USS Constitution but would still like to see it take its annual voyage? Check out the Independence Day Pig Roast at the Fairmont at Battery Warf. The event is from 3:00-8:00pm the Fairmont will have relaxing views with a cash bar. 

Red, White & Brew PubCrawl

Check out the most patriotic bar crawl of the season! The Red, White & Brew PubCawl is sponsored by PubCrawls.com and is a three day event. The registration and ticket are only $3 for the three day pass. Go all three days or enjoy one day and still get a good deal! Costumes and Patriotic attire is encouraged for this occasion as well as some beer from the good ol' USA!

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Tags: USS Constitution, Charlestown, Samuel Adams Independence Bash, Fanuiel Hall, Independence Day Pig Roast, Battery Warf, Pub crawl, Fourth of July

Take a free tour of the USS Constitution

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Apr 21, 2013

"Take a trip to Charlestown to tour the USS Constitution. Each tour is narrated by several of USS Constitution's active-duty United States Sailors and consists of four stations through the ship's top three decks, with tours beginning every half-hour from 10:00 a.m. to the last tour at 3:30 p.m. Each tour can accommodate approximately 80 people.

The USS Constitution is the the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, promotes the United States Navy and America’s naval heritage through educational outreach, public access and historic demonstrations, in port and underway."

 

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Tags: USS Constitution, Charlestown, free tours

Swing into the New Year...on the Dance Floor....

Posted by P.T. Vineburgh on Wed, Jan 02, 2013

 365 things to do in boston, swing dance, boston swing central, charlestownCrash any party with your new array of skilled dance moves, learned locally at Boston Swing Central in Charlestown. They offer great weekend crash courses that will instantly up your game at any wedding, party, or straight up dance competition (think dance dance revolution)....January 13th and 20th are the next classes. 
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#418 Gondola di Venezia Boston Gondola Tours

Posted by Tara Peterson on Mon, Jun 20, 2011

gondolaNever been to Italy? No problem. Running out of some romantic ideas to take your date? Again...no problem. Or possibly you like to drift around in boats and not do all the work, and yell randomness at people on shore. Ummm...no problem.

You don't have to spend thousands to get a Gondola ride. Boston has their own!

Experience the history, mystery and romance on a private tour that is Boston’s best kept secret. Indulge in the Boston and Cambridge skyline as your gondolier gently rows his craft, while being serenaded by one of our musicians.

Where: The Esplanade at the Hatch Shell
When: Fridays through Sundays 2pm-11pm (closed Monday through Thursday, but negotiations can be made).
Price: $99 - $129 (Honestly a good deal. Mine in Italy was around 70 Euro, and the guy wouldn't even sing to us.)

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#325 Swing Dance Every Friday Night

Posted by Tara Peterson on Fri, Mar 18, 2011

swingdancethisCome and check out Boston's hottest swing dance. Conveniently located in Sullivan Square less than a 5 minute walk from the T, with free parking also available. This fall we have a killer line up of DJ's and live bands every Friday night. Beautiful 3,000 sq ft dance hall with exposed brick. A beginning lesson is included in the price of admission from 8-9 p.m. prior to social dancing from 9PM-12AM. No partner or prior experience is required. All ages and dance levels welcome.

Where: The Crosby Whistle Stop | 24 Roland St., Charlestown

When: Friday, Mar 18 8:00p to Saturday, Mar 19 12:30a
Price:
$10 General /$8 Student DJ Nights, $15 General/ $13 Student on Band Nights

Tags: Charlestown, dance, swing dance, 365 things to do in Boston