The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society

Duxbury Maritime Festival

Duxbury Maritime Festival

Saturday, October 13, 2018

479 Washington Street, Duxbury

Glorious Duxbury Bay has been at the heart of the community for generations. Celebrate our coastal heritage with the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society and partners, on the lawn of the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House, featuring waterfront views of historic Duxbury Bay. A full schedule of events, perfect for all audiences.


Food Trucks: Cape Verdean, Seafood, Cupcakes & More!

Boat Building Demos & Hands On Activities with members of Jones River Landing

Historic Tours of Shipbuilding District with Tony Kelso, Town Historian

Animal Agriculture, petting zoo with Soule Homestead Educational Center of Middleborough

Maritime Tunes with the New Bedford Sea Chantey Chorus

Children’s Activities & Games: fishing derby, get your sailing papers & more!

Historical PerformancesLife Aboard a Whaling Ship with Anne Barrett as Mary Chipman Lawrence and “How King Caesar Got His Nickname” lively Duxbury Town Meeting Re-enactment

Historic House Tours: new DRHS exhibitions on Duxbury’s Women at Sea & King Caesar’s Counting Rooms.

Raffles & Merchandise: win a special tour of Gurnet Light!

Tavern Night: Irish Music by The Lindsays, Whist card games with Taunton Whist Club, Raw Bar by Island Creek Oysters. Sponsored by Foodie’s Market and Boston Beer Company (Sam Adams). Tickets for Tavern Night sold separately.

More details will be available on our website. Event details subject to change. Tickets available starting September 4.


Please visit our partners and learn more:

Jones River Landing

Soule Homestead Education Center

New Bedford Sea Chantey Chorus

Anne Barrett Historical Performances

The Lindsays Irish Music

Taunton Whist Club

Island Creek Oysters

Foodies Markets

Boston Beer Company (Sam Adams)

Project Gurnet & Bug Lights, Inc.


 Download: Maritime Festival Flyer

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