Fathom This! August 2015

FATHOM THIS!

The monthly newsletter from San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

August, 2015
Issue #85

IN THIS ISSUE:

FATHOM THIS! FINAL ISSUE: TRANSITIONING TO SCUTTLEBUTT

AUGUST ALMA SAILING SCHEDULE

SEA MUSIC FESTIVAL

27TH ANNUAL SEA MUSIC CONCERT SERIES

FATHOM THIS! FINAL ISSUE: TRANSITIONING TO SCUTTLEBUTT

Welcome to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and to this issue of Fathom This! To see all the tours, program, special events and hours of operation, of Hyde Street Pier, the Maritime Museum, Visitor Center, Research Center, and to learn about our park partners, please see the links provided at the end of this newsletter.

The content of Fathom This! will begin to be incorporated into our partner’s Scuttlebutt email newsletter. I have enjoyed bringing you news in this format, but HTML has overtaken plain text, and the technology behind Scuttlebutt will allow us to keep you updated using graphics, color, photos, and more.

If you would like to continue receiving the news about park doings contained in Fathom This!, please sign up to receive the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association’s Scuttlebutt newsletter. This link www.maritime.org/sign-up.htm will take you to the signup page. Please note that you will need to sign up for Scuttlebutt separately – we are not able to transfer your contact information to the Scuttlebutt database.

ALMA AUGUST SAILING SCHEDULE

August 6, 7, 8, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27. See web page for prices and more information.

Sailing adventures on San Francisco Bay! Take a three-hour cruise aboard the 1891 scow schooner Alma. Haul on lines with the crew to set sail, or relax and take in dazzling views as a park ranger presents talks on San Francisco’s riveting history. Reserve your berth now at http://goo.gl/VEcEEc or call 1-877-444-6777. General information on the Alma at 415-447-5000.

SEA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 12, 9:30am -5:00pm. Chantey sing 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Pier stage performances, free. Ship’s admission fees apply for shipboard performances: Adults, $5. Ages 15 and under (accompanied by an adult), free. Free with national park passes and for active military with current I.D. Web page: https://go.nps.gov/18smvs

Join us on Saturday, September 12 for the park’s annual Sea Music festival! Celebrate maritime heritage through performances of songs, instrumentals and dances from two stages on Hyde Street Pier and aboard the historic floating vessels Balclutha and Eureka. The park’s costumed Living History Players will be on hand to show you life in the year 1901. See demonstrations of the pier’s steam-powered Donkey Engine, and demonstrations aboard Balclutha of her capstan and pumps. Members of her crew will demonstrate rigging work.

That evening, join a public chantey sing, 7:30-9:30pm. Reservations needed only for the evening chantey sing: e-mail us or 415-561-7171. This replaces the 1stSaturday of the month chantey sing for September.

Festival performers: Mick Moloney, Dana Lyn and Richard Mandel / The Johnson Girls / Holdstock and Macleod / Shay Black / Dogwatch Nautical Band / Simon Spalding and Jerry / American Center of Philippine Arts / Salty Walt and Alison Kelley / A Thousand Years at Sea / Riggy Rackin / Peter Kasin and Richard Adrianowicz / Autumn Rhodes / Riggy Rackin / Patrick Landeza / Canciones Del Mar / Talitha Phillips and Michael Aho / Joni Rueter / Dave Nettell / Soraya Parker / Jeremy Friedenthal / Valerie Rose, Jason Pollack and Kyle Alden / Billy Higgins / Ed Silberman / Erin Conner / Kathy Daskal / Steve Canright.

27th ANNUAL SEA MUSIC CONCERT SERIES

Saturday, September 19, October 24, November 21. All concerts 8pm, aboard Balclutha. Tickets: $14 general, $12 members. Season ticket: $36 for all three concerts (general and members). To reserve tickets, and for more information on performers: http://goo.gl/oVXUQW

Join us for the Sea Music Concert Series, a San Francisco tradition, as the park presents some of the finest names in sea music. The Balclutha presents a dazzling nighttime venue for traditional and contemporary songs of the sea!

Performing are:

Saturday, September 19, 8pm: WILLIAM PINT AND FELICIA DALE

Saturday, October 24, 8pm: JEFF WARNER

Saturday, November 21, 8pm: CANCIONES DEL MAR

Links

nps.gov/safr San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

fullfathomcollections.blogspot.com Blog about collections.

bywatersolutions.com The Maritime research Center catalog.

museum.nps.gov/parkindex.aspx Museum collections. Choose our park from the list.

facebook.com/SanFranciscoMaritimeNHP The park’s Facebook page. Be sure to “like” us!

https://twitter.com/SFMaritimeNPS The park’s Twitter feed.

youtube.com/user/SFMaritimeNHP The park’s YouTube channel.

flickr.com/photos/sfmaritimenps/ The park’s Flickr site.

maritime.org San Francisco Maritime National Park Association, the park’s nonprofit member-supported cooperating association.

maritimelibraryfriends.org Friends of the Maritime museum Library, the park Maritime Research Center’s nonprofit member-supported cooperating association.

recreation.gov ALMA reservations.

hydestreetlivinghistory.org The park’s Living History program.

corsair-viking.org San Francisco Sea Scouts, park partner and neighbor in Aquatic Park.

weplayers.org Theatre company and park partner.

Last updated: August 5, 2015

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San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone:

(415) 561-7000
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