The Plymouth 400 National Choral Festival will feature up to 400 choristers with orchestra uniting in song to celebrate the traditions which have significantly shaped the building of America! This Gala Choral Festival Concert is hosted by Plimoth Plantation.
The Plymouth 400 National Instrumental Festival is a Celebratory Concert which will feature four outstanding orchestras and wind ensembles in a musical commemoration honoring the traditions which have shaped the building of America! Hosted by Plimoth Plantation.
Join us for a festive community weekend that signals the start of a series of events for the newly restored Mayflower! This once-in-a-lifetime event features the casting of a magnificent new ship’s bell — an essential element for completing the restoration of the ship. The world-renowned Verdin Company is bringing their mobile bell foundry to Plimoth Plantation for a two-day bell casting and festival!
Participate in passing bronze ingots to the bell-makers, and watch the pouring of molten metal into the mold. On day two, watch as guests of honor take a swing at breaking the mold and then take your turn at ringing the beautiful new bell.
Enjoy food, music, expert narration of the bell-casting, and fun activities for children! The bell casting event is free to the public on both days but does not include admission to Plimoth Plantation.
Saturday, August 31st: 9:00am – 6:30pm – Festival & Bell Casting
Sunday, September 1st: 9:00am – 5:00pm – Festival, Breaking of the Mold, and the First Ring!
On Saturday, August 31, 2019, get a ticket to the hottest event in town! We’re putting the FUN in fundraiser with our Night of Fire & Wine – a sizzling soiree at the museum’s Peabody Pavillion overlooking the Eel River. Unexpected riparian delights await! Tickets are on sale now. Check our website for details.
Mayflower II returned home this week after spending the winter at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut undergoing an extensive restoration. Another $8 million and two years of work are still needed to complete the 50-year-old ship’s overhaul. Richard Pickering, Plimoth Plantation’s Deputy Executive Director, hopes that Mayflower II’s restoration will be completed in time for the 2020 […]