MOOSEHEAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUMS
2018 Summer Programs (as of June 21)
NOTE: Italics connote new exhibits or programs
Museum Hours Open
EVELETH-CRAFTS SHERIDAN HISTORICAL HOUSE: Wed. – Fri. 1 – 4 p.m.
& THE CARRIGE HOUSE: Tues. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
444 Pritham Ave., Greenville Junction
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THE CENTER FOR MOOSEHEAD HISTORY & THE AVIATION MUSEUM
Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sundays 1 – 4 p.m.
6 Lakeview St., Greenville Village
SIMPLE GIFTS ~ MHS Annual Meeting, Open to the public, 6:30 p.m. at the Eveleth-Crafts-Sheridan House, Greenville Junction. Dedication of the new gazebo to Candy Canders Russell, built by Eagle Scout Thomas Watt
EVELETH-CRAFTS-SHERIDAN HOUSE OPENS for tours, Wed. – Fri. 1 – 4 p.m.
- Changing Times Opening Exhibit
- The Marsh Family Opening
- Kineo Hotels: 1844-1970 Opening at the Carriage House
- Moosehead: A Sportman’s Paradise Opening at the Crafts Barn
- The Lumberman’s Museum, Carriage House permanent display
- Rockwood Village History, Carriage House permanent display
CENTER FOR MOOSEHEAD HISTORY & AVIATION MUSEUM,
Thurs. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 4 p.m .
- Tracing Thoreau’s Trail: Greenville’s East Cove to Katahdin Opening
- Moosehead’s Native-American Families Opening
- B-52 Flight Tragedy on Elephant Mountain Opening
- Camp Allagash Retrospective
GOING SOLO: WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS, at Center for Moosehead History, 7 p.m.
The extraordinary adventures of going alone into the woods, presented by experienced outdoorswomen: Alexandra Conover Bennett of Eliotsville, Jen Searles Dumont from Rockwood, and Aislinn Sarnacki, popular outdoor writer for the Bangor Daily News
Wed. 18 – 21
THOREAU-WABNAKI FESTIVAL, at Center for Moosehead History, unless noted
- Moosehead’s People of the Dawn: Native American Families
- Tracing Thoreau’s Trail: East Cove to Katahdin, a series of 35 large black and white photographs by Bert Lincoln Call, a professional photographer who traced Thoreau’s canoe journeys through the Maine Woods in the 1920s.
- Silent Auction
All About Moose, with Maine Biologists Lee Kantar, 7 p.m.
19th Century Wabanaki & Tourists at Moosehead Lake with Julia Gray, archeologist and past director of Abbe Museum, 7 p.m.
Little Explorers children’s program on Archeology at Shaw Public Library, 11 a.m.
Penobscot’s Sense of Place, with Native American James Francis, director of the Penobscot Nation’s Cultural and Historical Preservation Department, 3 p.m.
BBQ Supper at 5 p.m.; followed by Nashville recording artist Rod Picott, 7 p.m. Both will take place at the Greenville Village gazebo located next to Moosehead Marine Museum, also open for tours that evening.
East Outlet Fishway Field Trip, with Moosehead Region Fisheries Biologists, 10 a.m.
Making Ash Pack Baskets, with expert Janice Kimball King of Greenville, 1 p.m.
Candle Making, with artist Shannon Durose, 1 p.m.
Marvelous Maine Birds (for children) with LC Bates Museum, 3 p.m.
1950s POODLE HOP! Dancing at the Center, 7:30 p.m., The Keyth & Charles Carter Swing Dance Extravaganza!
OLD-FASHIONED BOX LUNCH AUCTION, 5:00 p.m., Center for Moosehead History
FOREST HERITAGE DAYS, Moosehead’s Lumberman’s Museum open at the Carriage House, Tues. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thurs.-Sun. 6 – 9
INTERNATIONAL SEAPLANE FLY-IN
Tribute to Local Bush Pilots and Moosehead Region’s flying tradition at Moosehead Aviation Museum at the Center for Moosehead History, Thurs. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
DECK THE HALLS ~ Christmas Fête & Table