I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t post a few quick shots of the Maritime Festival! I always intend to get lots of photos of “everything” and beautifully chronicle the event but my focus is on my kids and everything that they enjoy. I remember the days when they were all little and I pushed, pulled and carried all five of them around the festival for the day. As I watch all of the young parents I feel weightless with just an eight and ten year old to look after. They do grow up so quickly! Okay, enough of that! Here we are, having a great time! Click on any photo to see them enlarged as a slideshow. Michele
Tomorrow is the Salem Maritime festival at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site!
Participation is a long-time tradition in our family, as my husband has coordinated parts of it since it began in the early 90s.
There’s kite making
and flying!Last year Blackbeard visited!
There are historical re-enactors
My focus is on the kid’s activities, but there’s also lots of traditional crafts people who adults can visit with and learn from.
It’s a wonderful celebration of maritime tradition!
And, if you need a quiet moment, be sure to check out the Derby Garden (right behind the Derby House)…
Hope to see you there!!