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Moby-Dick Marathon - Philadelphia, PA
From Friday, October 19, 2018
To Saturday, October 20, 2018
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IndSeaptMarathonMoby-Dick Marathon co-sponsored by the Rosenbach Library at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, PA.

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Join us as we read Herman Melville’s entire novel over a 24-hour period. This collaboration with the Independence Seaport Museum will feature a boatload of food and fun activities for all ages. Celebrate the Great White Whale with us!

Schedule
Friday, 10/19/2018

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: The Harpoon Salon — A VIP Fundraiser on the fantail of the Cruiser Olympia. Sing along with sea shanties, savor seafaring eats, and sip a glass of wine, all while supporting The Rosenbach and Independence Seaport Museum with a festive evening on land and sea.
7:30 pm – 11:59: Marathon reading begins and continues until the book is done, roughly 24 hours later! Readings will happen throughout Independence Seaport Museum including from the deck of the Schooner Diligence and terraces overlooking the Delaware River.
Saturday, 10/20/2018

12:00 am – 8:00 pm: Readings continue from midnight until the completion of the novel, which is anticipated between 7:00 and 8:00 pm
11:30 am – 2:30 pm: Queequeg’s Chowder Tasting — Sample chowders from local restaurants, or just relish a bowl!

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