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Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon

Friday, July 14 2023 | 5:30 pm - Sunday, July 16 2023 | 11:00 am

Note: Saturday evening’s ticketed Chowder & Biscuits + Sea Shanties Sing-a-Long event is sold out!


Avast ye Friends of Oysterponds!

Be it known that on Friday, July 14th thru Sunday, July 16th Oysterponds Historical Society will celebrate all things Whale with its very first Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon!

Along with dramatic readings from Herman Melville’s monumental novel spread out over the weekend, there’ll be Children’s Programming, a Whaling Talk, a Sea Shanties Sing-a-Long, Chowder & Biscuits, beverages, and much more!

To view the weekend’s full program, click here.

Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon Committee: EJ Camp, Chair; Tom Dyja; Craig Young; Leslie Cohen; Patricia Garcia-Gomez; Dafydd Snowden-Jones; Jimena Faerber; Elanna Allen; Tina Silvestri; David Pugh; Jeanne Markel; Chris Wedge; and Lindsay Pollack.


We can always use some helping hands; to volunteer on Saturday, click here.


Proceeds from OHS events help fulfill its mission of bringing people together to share and celebrate the unique history and culture of Orient and East Marion. Your support is greatly appreciated!




Friday, July 14 2023 | 5:30 pm
Sunday, July 16 2023 | 11:00 am
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Oysterponds Historical Society
1555 Village Lane
Orient, NY 11957 United States
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(631) 323-2480
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