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Book Club

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday every Month from 10am to 12pm

Join us as we read and discuss exciting maritime literature! Books of both fiction and non-fiction genres are nominated and selected by book club participants.

Newcomers and drop-ins are welcome. Participation is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to find out the book of the month, please contact the museum's Education Department: lsullivan@sbmm.org or call (805) 962-8404 x109...

Lightning Strikes Twice: The Real Life Sequel to Moby Dick

SBMM is proud to present a special Members Only evening

Friday, November 14, 2014

Presentation and film about the discovery of the Nantucket whaleship Two Brothers, captained by George Pollard, Jr., who earlier commanded the ill-fated Essex, which inspired the classic tale “Moby Dick”.
6-7:00 p.m. Reception, appetizers by Spices N Rice
7-8:00 p.m. Presentation by Kelly Gleason, PhD
(PMNM Maritime Heritage Coordinator and Maritime Archaeologist)
Screening of film “Lightning Strike...

The Age of Sail: The Transatlantic Packet Ship Era Lecture

by Robin Lloyd


Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7 pm
Members only Reception at 6:15 pm
Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members).

To Register: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 962-8404 x115

Lecture Series Sponsored by Santa Barbara County Arts Commission and Silvio Di Loreto

Robin Lloyd will present a visual power point (more than 100 visuals, many of them maritime painting images from 6 di...

Parade of Lights on the Channel Cat

Where: Santa Barbara Sailing Center (133 Harbor Way) - between Marina 4 & the Boat Ramp
When: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 5 pm

(Check in at 4:30pm • Boarding at 4:45pm • Boat leaves dock at 5:15pm)

What: Wine and hors d’oeuvres served

Catering by Spices ‘N Rice

Cost: Members - $75 per person, Non Members - $100 per person

Register below or call (805) 962-8404 x115

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