Thousands of people visited Greenport Village on Saturday and enjoyed a celebration of area’s nautical history during the East End Seaport Museum & Maritime Foundation’s 26th annual Maritime Festival.
The 2015 Maritime Festival kicked off with a Land and Sea Gala on the waterfront at Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding grounds in Greenport Friday night.
Eat breakfast with a pirate or a mermaid this Sunday at the second annual “Paul Drum Breakfast Fundraiser: A Mermaid and Pirate Experience” in Greenport.
Dubbed a “fun”raiser, the event benefits the Paul Drum Nautical Education Program, an organization that teaches children boating safety via Coast Guard Auxiliary members, as well as ecological theories and practices. It also offers nautical-themed educational lectures.
The 2015 Greenport Maritime Festival returns this weekend with a kayak derby, pirate and mermaid breakfast and an opening day parade.
Don’t miss the blessing of the waters at 11 a.m. or the Little Merfolk Contest at noon.
See the events below. (more…)
Landlubbers and seafarers take note: “A Land and Sea Greenport Gala” returns this weekend to kick off the annual Greenport Maritime Festival. (more…)
Pat Mundus enjoys hanging out on her porch in Greenport during warm summer days, but she feels more at home when she’s out on the water.
The 58-year-old local charter boat company owner grew up in Montauk with her parents and two sisters. They spent most of their time on boats, a lifestyle she credits to her father, Frank Mundus, the famous sport fisherman who inspired the character Quint in the book and movie versions of “Jaws.” (more…)
Have you ever wanted to hang around Greenport Village wearing a flipper and a pastel wig? Well here’s your chance.
The Merry Merfolk parade, which will feature a mermaid princess and dozens of her followers, will float down Greenport’s Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m.
Now in its third year, the parade is a part of the Greenport Maritime Festival. The event is open to people of all ages who wish to dress as merfolk. However, registration is required as participants are capped at 60. (more…)