August 27 — Maritime Voices at C&O Canal

Maritime at canal
It’s the National Park Service’s 100th birthday! In honor of that, Maritime Voices will present songs of the Canal and the ships that carried its products out to sea to celebrate 19th-Century life on the Canal. Enjoy the music, and take a ride in a full-scale mule-pulled replica of the boats that plied the canal. See the C&O Canal Association website for additional information on the event, and see the National Park Service website for information about the times and costs for the boat rides.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 27, 2016 (Maritime Voices at 11:45 am and 2:15 pm, boat departures at 11 am, 1:30 pm and 3 pm). Rain date (if needed) is Sunday, August 28.
LOCATION: Great Falls Tavern/Visitor Center, 11710 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD 20854
TICKETS: Event is free and open to the public; boat rides require tickets, see National Park Service website.
MORE INFO: National Park Service website  and C&O Canal Association website