Salty Dog Day

Salty Dog Day at Essex Shipbuilding Museum is all about pets, kids and families!

Come on down to the Essex Shipbuilding Museum for Salty Dog Day - a fun celebration of the long history of dogs in the maritime trades! This family event is a wonderful opportunity to wander around the Museum and have fun with your family and pets! Salty Dog Day features water rescue demonstrations, an agility course, a costume parade, vendors, hot dogs and more!

On the Schedule:

  • A doggy costume parade
  • Activities for dogs and children
  • Music
  • Newfoundlands doing water and carting demonstrations
  • Fit-n-Trim Dog Training will have dogs giving an agility demonstration.
  • Boston Snow Dogs will be giving a mushing demonstration
  • Hear the story of Guerriere the Terrier who was aboard the USS Constitution
  • Skippy's Adventure - a story about the Schooner Adventure's dog
  • Live Music presented by Livin' on Luck.
  • And, food, of course!

There will also be vendors at the popular Barque Avenue.

If that weren't enough, there will an opening reception at the end of the afternoon for the Museum's new exhibit: Salty Dogs: A Maritime Legacy.

Winners of the photo contest being run through the Salty Dog Day Facebook page will be part of the exhibit.

When: 
Saturday, September 7, 2013 11am - 3pm
Rain Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013 11am - 3pm
Prices: 
FREE
Phone: 
978.768.6441
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