Free Admission with Donation of a Non-Perishable Food Item
Mystic, Conn. (December 10, 2015) – The annual Community Carol Sing at Mystic Seaport will be held Sunday, December 20. The Museum will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or cash donation. All contributions will be donated to and distributed by the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
The Mystic Seaport Carolers will perform a holiday concert in the Greenmanville Church at 2 p.m. The Carol Sing will commence at the Museum’s new McGraw Gallery Quadrangle at 3 p.m. It will be led by choral director Jamie Spillane and backed by the Carolers and a brass quartet.
The Treworgy Planetarium will present “The Star of Bethlehem” at 11 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m. The free program explores the winter skies, merging science, mythology, religious observance, winter traditions and music.
Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the award-winning exhibit “Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude” on loan from the National Maritime Museum, London through March 28, 2016, and to view the Mayflower II in the Museum’s shipyard, where she is undergoing restoration. The Plimoth Plantation ship will be at Mystic Seaport through the spring.
For more information, visit mysticseaport.org/carolsing.
About Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the Museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest commercial ship and the last wooden whaleship in the world. The Museum’s collection of more than two million artifacts includes more than 500 historic vessels and one of the largest collections of maritime photography in the country. The state-of-the-art Collections Research Center at Mystic Seaport provides scholars and researchers from around the world access to the Museum’s renowned archives. Mystic Seaport is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. Admission is $25 for adults and $16 for children ages 6-17. Museum members and children ages 5 and younger are admitted free. For more information, please visit https://mysticseaport.wpengine.com/ and follow Mystic Seaport on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.