A Weekend of Moby Dick in New Bedford
So, you like to be fun and cultural. To see how deep your date is this weekend, bring he or she to this weekend’s event, The New Bedford Whaling Museum is a perfect opportunity for you to bring a date or even the kids for a reading of an American classic, the point in history when American Literature first made an impact!
Moby Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, first published in 1851, it’s a treasure of world literature. The story tells the adventures of wandering sailor Ishmael, and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab has one purpose on this voyage: to seek out Moby Dick, a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab’s boat and bit off his leg, which now drives Ahab to take revenge. A weekend of Moby Dick, Tickets are $29 each and can be purchased by calling (508) 997-0046 x100. or log on http://www.whalingmuseum.org/programs/moby-dick-marathon-2013