4415 119th St W, Cortez, FL 34215
Tuesday - Saturday 9am-4pm
Shanties and Songs of the Sea
Wednesday, April 12, 3 pm
Join guest speaker, Charlie Canniff, in an introduction to sea shanties and explore what makes a shanty a shanty, who the shantymen were, and some of the songs that they sang. Along with a guided discussion, the audience will have the opportunity to be lead in singing a few of the shanties. Charlie Canniff, is a choral singer, organizer, and is the director of the Mainhatch Motley shanty group of the Florida Maritime Museum.
Admission is FREE but donations are appreciated. Seating is first come first serve, beginning at 2:30. FMM members can reserve seats by calling (941) 708-6120.
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