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Shanties & Sails: Littlefield and Morneault

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Shanties & Sails: Littlefield and Morneault

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE

7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers!


A big Thank You to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support!


Shanties & Sails are back! Enjoy an evening of Sea Shanties. Hear talented shanty and sea-song musicians for a FREE one-hour live performance. Add onto your evening to continue the fun.  Book a trip on the Onrust


Joseph Morneault, performing with David Littlefield as Littlefield and Morneault: A duo of folk music presenting ballads, the sea, and songs of local historical interest.

David Littlefield is a lifetime resident of Old Lyme and has worked many years at Mystic Seaport. He is known for his scholarship on whaling and the history of the whaling ship the Morgan, as well as his songs about local businesses that supported or were supported by the shipping trades. Joseph Morneault is the president of the Maritime Music & Tradition Society which features as its primary event the annual CT Sea Music Festival held in Essex, CT. Jos is a social historian and author with a focus on the late 18th century and can be regularly heard performing every Monday night at the Griswold Inn in Essex.


Performances – Musique Morneaux





Onrust is a re-creation of the vessel Adriaen Block built in 1614. She is available for public cruises as well as private charters. Built over several years in upstate New York using traditional plans and means, the Onrust is a wholly unique ship that serves to educate and entertain visitors curious about the age of exploration, the fur trade, and our early colonial history.


June 25
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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