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CALENDAR Festivals, Events, Lectures, Etc. •Lake Union Boats Af loat Show, 12–15 September in Seattle, WA. (South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Ave. North; www. boatsaf •Boatyard Beach Bash, 14 September at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. (723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD; www. •Haydn Voyages: Music at the Maritime, 15 September and 10 November aboard the 1898 steam ferryboat Berkeley at the San Diego Maritime Museum. (1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA; Ph. 619 2349153; •30th Annual East End Maritime Festival, 21–22 September, in Greenport, NY. ( •Songs of the Sea: Live Music with Jim Mageean, Pat Sheridan and Miscellania, 25 September at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. (43 Washington St., Bath, ME; Ph. 207 443-1316; www.mainemaritime •Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, 28–29 September, in Portsmouth, NH. ( •Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, 28–29 September at Lake Union Park in Seattle, WA. Hosted by the Center for Wooden Boats. ( •Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival, 4–5 October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum; also at the museum is OysterFest on 26 October. (213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD; •USS Constellation Cup Regatta & Deck Party, 12 October, organized by Historic Ships in Baltimore. (301 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD; Ph. 410 539-1797; www. •Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival, 12 October along the Santa Barbara waterfront. (113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA; •The 30th Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, 15–20 October from Baltimore, MD, to Portsmouth, VA. “Salute to Schooners” is Tuesday morning, 15 October, followed by dockside tours in Baltimore; Baltimore parade of sail is on 16 October; the race down the Bay is 17–19 October; select vessel tours in Norfolk on 19 October. (

•Wellfleet OysterFest, 19–20 October in Wellfleet, MA, on Cape Cod. (www.well •Going to Pieces over Conservation: Treatment of USS Monitor’s Gun Carriages, a presentation by Elsa Sangouard, Senior Conservator, USS Monitor Center, 2 November at the Mariners’ Museum in Virginia. (100 Museum Dr., Newport News, VA; •Southport Wooden Boat Show, 2 November at the Old Yacht Basin, Southport, NC. (Ph. 910 477-2787; www.southport E xhibits •26th Annual Maritime Art Exhibit, at the Coos Art Museum in Oregon, ends 28 September. Featured artist is Calvin Liang. (235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay, OR; Ph. 541 267-3901; •Rum Runners, Sailors, and Prohibition, through October 2019 at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Also at the museum, History of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel. (113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA; Ph. 805 962-8404; www. •De Wind is Op! Climate, Culture and Innovation in Dutch Maritime Painting, open now with a companion symposium being held at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on 18–19 October. Also at the museum is George Gale: A Sea-Nurtured Artist, through mid-January. (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA; Ph. 508 997-0046; •Shipwrecks & Salvage, through 3 November at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. (43 Washington St., Bath, ME; Ph. 207 443-1316; www.mainemaritime •Seth Casteel: Underwater Dogs, through 5 January at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum. (800 Riverview Dr., Winona, MN; Ph. 507 474-6626; •J. M. W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, 5 October through 23 February at Mystic Seaport. See p. 40 for more information. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT; Ph. 860 572-0711; •A Lasting Memento: John Thomson’s Photographs Along the River Min, until 17 May at the Peabody Essex Museum in

Salem, MA. (161 Essex St., Salem, MA; Ph. 978-745-9500; •Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy, through April 2021 at the MIT Museum in Cambridge, MA. (265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA; Ph. 617 253-5927; Conferences & Symposiums •2019 Historic Naval Ships Association Annual Conference, 17–20 September in Manitowoc, WI, hosted by the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. (; www. •American Historical Association, 134th Annual Meeting, 3–6 January in New York City. ( •Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, 8–11 January in Boston, MA. Theme: “Revolution” ( •2020 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, 18–21 March in Atlanta, GA. Call for Posters deadline is 7 October. ( •PCA/ACA National Conference (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association), 15–18 April in Philadelphia. “Sea Literature, History, & Culture” will be one of the subject areas presented. Call for Papers deadline is 1 November. (www. •Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Conference, 27–29 April at the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Call for Papers notice will be posted this fall on the CAMM website. (www.councilofameri •“Port Cities in the Atlantic World,” Conference organized by the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston 14–16 May 2020 in Charleston, SC, to mark the 350th anniversary of the settlement of Charles Towne, the 250th anniversary of the establishment of the College of Charleston, and the 25th anniversary of CLAW. ( •International Maritime History Association (IMHA) 8th International Congress of Maritime History, 30 June– 3 July in Porto, Portugal. Theme: “Old and New Uses of the Oceans.” Call for Papers deadline is 30 September. (www.imha2020. com)