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Wed, Jun 12

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Fall River

Homeschool Day

Get your tickets for Homeschool Day at Battleship Cove. Enjoy exploring the ships and sign up for workshops to deeper your learning.

Homeschool Day
Homeschool Day

Time & Location

Jun 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fall River, Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA 02720, USA

About the Event

Get your tickets for Homeschool Day at Battleship Cove.

Enjoy exploring the ships and sign up for workshops to deeper your learning. Home school participants will receive discounted admission to explore the exhibits at Battleship Cove. All workshops being offered on homeschool day are optional and have limited space. Cost for each workshop is $5 per workshop per person participating. 

Workshops for June Homeschool Day:

  • Victory Gardens and Rationing (10:00 AM): Learn about the women and families that kept our troops fed by working the agricultural fields and making their own victory gardens at home. Furthermore, learn about popular WW2 recipes and how rationing affected daily meals. Activity includes one mini terracotta pots, soils, seed, and painting materials.
  • SOLD OUT! Sea Shanties (11:15 AM): Listen to the rhythm of the waves in this musical class. Learn about the history of sea shanties and why they were so culturally significant. You’ll be able to sing with your friends to help complete a task just like the sailors of old, then add your voice to the wind by coming up with your own shanty!
  • SOLD OUT! Loopy Looms (1:30 PM): Learn about the history of Fall River’s textile industry past among the old mills. Track the rise and fall of the industry as times changed and technology was developed. Additionally, you can try your hand at weaving your very own textile by making a potholder. Activity includes a take home potholder.

All workshops are $5 additional per person participating per workshop. All spaces are limited. Get your tickets today here.

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