In-Person Evening Lecture: Heavy Metal

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Thursday November 10

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

This In-Person Lecture is at capacity.

Please email us or call (757) 591-7713 to join the waitlist to attend in person.


Register to watch this Lecture online for free.

This event is in person at the Museum.

Event Description

Come discover fascinating stories about the tens of thousands of steelworkers who build American supercarriers at Newport News Shipbuilding from award-winning international journalist and author Michael Fabey.


Attendees are welcome to ask questions after the lecture, and Michael will answer them. A book signing will follow the Q&A.


PURCHASE your copy of Heavy Metal: The Hard Days and Nights of the Shipyard Workers Who Build America's Supercarriers in the Museum's Gift Shop or through AmazonSmile! We invite you to support the Museum when you shop on Amazon. Go to and choose The Mariners’ Museum as your charity of choice. Thank you!

Registration Information

Each individual attending the lecture requires one (1) ticket. Up to six (6) tickets may be purchased in one transaction.

Each ticket includes one (1) drink ticket. A cash bar will be available for additional beverages.

Bundle Your Ticket!
Member Ticket + Charcuterie Plate and Guest Ticket + Charcuterie Plate Bundles Include:

  • Lecture admission 
  • One (1) beverage ticket
  • One (1) Mariners’ Café charcuterie plate*

*A limited number of Mariners’ Café charcuterie plates will be available for purchase during the event. Pre-ordering is encouraged.*

Advance registration is required.

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