Words of a 'Titanic' adventurerListen to the adventures...


November 19, 1998

Words of a 'Titanic' adventurer

Listen to the adventures and drama of explorations in marine archaeology when Robert D. Ballard presents a lecture at 7 p.m. today at the National Aquarium, 501 E. Pratt St. Internationally famous for his discovery of the Titanic in 1985, Ballard also discusses the Bismarck, the Yorktown and the lost ships of Guadalcanal. Tickets are $12, $20 for non-members. Call 410-727-FISH.

Santa, critters hold court

Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, children can give their wish list to Santa and be photographed with him at Santa's Place, and then take a close look at llamas, alpacas and small farm animals at Santa's Petting Zoo at Harborplace, between the Light Street and Pratt Street pavilions. Hours for Santa, who arrives in Saturday's Thanksgiving Parade (see page 3), are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 24; the petting zoo is open from noon to 4 p.m. weekends. Call 800-HARBOR-1.

Railroad time

If you're wondering "What Time Is It?", the B&O Railroad Museum has the answer. View a collection of rare clocks and watches and learn about their relationship to the railroad from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 901 W. Pratt St. Activities include a slide show and guided tours of the new railroad time exhibit. Admission is $6.50, $5.50 seniors, $4 children under 12 and free for ages 2 and under. Call 410-752-2388.

Pub Date: 11/19/98

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