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  • July 02, 2013 - July 06, 2013

Join the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum for Revelry on Griffin's Wharf! on July 2, 3 and 6 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (special evening hours) celebrating the colonial and maritime heritage of the cradle of the American Revolution! The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is located on the body of water where the Boston Tea party took place on December 16, 1773, considered 'the single most important event leading up to the American Revolution.'

Designed for children and adults, the evening at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum will bring to life a bustling colonial wharf with activities such as nautical demonstrations on board the Beaver and the Eleanor including knot tying, throwing and hauling of tea crates and whaling discussion. Period music will be played and will also including traditional sea shanties sing-a-longs and live fiddle player(s) playing onsite throughout. The evening will also include interactive living history interpretations with John Hancock, Paul Revere, Redcoats, the ship's captains and crews, colonial games and much more! 

Most of the event will take place outside on the decks of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and on the ships.  Food and drink will be served in Abigail's Tea Room where there will also be actors playing colonial games and singing songs.   The event will run rain or shine.  However, if it is down pouring, the event will most likely be moved into Abigail's Tea Room and it will focus more on the Tavern elements. 

COST:  $10 for kids and adults.  Lemonade and iced tea will be available FREE of charge.  Beer, wine, clam chowder and an assortment of cookies will be available for purchase. 

*PLAY COLONIAL GAMES* *DUMP TEA INTO THE SEA*
*SCAVENGER HUNT*
*EXPLORE 18th CENTURY SHIPS*
*MEET THE SONS OF LIBERTY*
*COME ONE, COME ALL*
*FUN FOR ALL AGES*
*HUZZAH* 

 

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