Burning of the Ships Day
Saturday, May 12, 2012
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
They burned our ships and stole our rum! The historic 1814 British raid on Essex comes to life in Essex Village.
2-3 PM - Sailing Masters of 1812 Commemoration Parade
Fife & Drum Corps parade from Town Hall to the foot of Main Street for a commemoration ceremony and muster.
3-5 PM - CRM Waterfront Activities
Team row boat races, re-enactors and maritime games on the Museum's docks and lawn.
5-8 PM - CRM Burning of the Fleet Storytelling
Join CRM staff in the Burning of the Fleet exhibit for a special program of storytelling. Reduced admission of $5 per person includes complimentary snacks and soft drink. Rum and ale cash bar.
8:00 PM - Regency Ball at Town Hall. More information at www.sailingmasters.org.
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