Chicago Maritime Festival

Chicago, Ill.

Kids can build model ships at the Chicago Maritime Festival, Feb. 26.

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, Ill.
(773) 575-7244
Hours: Daytime activities 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children's concert 2:30-3:30 p.m. Evening concert 7-10:30 p.m. April 18, 2015
Admission: Daytime activities $10. Kids' concert plus activities $15. Evening concert plus activities $23. Early bird and group discounts available.

The festival features a taste of almost every aspect of life on or near the water in Chicago through seminars, workshops, and concerts on topics including maritime history, shipwreck diving, battles at sea, water safety, weather forecasting, model ships, commercial shipping, canoes and kayaks, maritime music, marine art, and much more. Activities for younger sailors include model boat building, songs for younger sailors, and "How to be an Underwater Detective."


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