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2017 EVENTS

WILSON MUSEUM:
Open: May 27 - September 30; Weekdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 2 - 5 p.m.

John Perkins House Bullet The Village Blacksmith Bullet Woodshop
July and August; Sunday & Wednesday; 2 - 5 p.m.

Group visits can be arranged by appointment.
Programs are free unless otherwise noted.
(207) 326-9247 or info@wilsonmusuem.org

 

 

Additional events will be added as time draws closer

 

 


 ~ DEMONSTRATIONS ~ 

 

2-5 p.m.
Weds. & Suns.
July & August

Blacksmithing - Joe Meltreder, Bagaduce Forge
The Village Blacksmith, Perkins Street 
  

2-5 p.m.
Weds. & Suns.
July & August 

Woodturning - Temple Blackwood, Highlands Woodturning 
Woodshop, Perkins Street

 

 

~EVENTS~

 

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 April  May  June
 July  August  September
 October  November  December

 

JANUARY

 

 

FEBRUARY

Tuesday - Friday, February 21 - 24

 Tuesday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Amazing Dr. Wilson Day Camp
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

MARCH

Tuesdays, March 14 - April 18

 Tuesdays
6 - 8 p.m.
The Role of Food in Film & Literature, 6 session course, Harry Kaiserian
1st session cancelled due to weather
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Friday, March 24

9 - 2 p.m.
Knowing What You Have, professional workshop
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

 

APRIL

Tuesday, April 4

1 p.m.
Mayan Weavers, Marjorie Wheeler
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Friday, April 7

6:30 - 9 p.m.
April Coffee House
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

 

MAY

Tuesday, May 2

 1 p.m.
Go On and Get Scraped-Up: The Importance of Getting Kids Outside, Cherie Galyean
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Friday, May 27

 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Museum opens for the season!
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

 

 

JUNE

Tuesday, June 6

 1 p.m.
Tea with Ellenore, Johanna Sweet
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, June 7

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Maja Trivia Tournament of Champions
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Monday, June 12

7 p.m.
The Struggles of Ugandan Children and Families, John Shiundu
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Friday, June 16

5:30 p.m.
Members' Reception
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Tuesday, June 20

3 - 5 p.m.
Apple Jelly, Snowballs, and Rural Sociability in 19th Century Recipes, Rachel Snell
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Friday, June 23

 3 p.m.
Backyard Plants for Food & Medicine, Dr. Nate Petley
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Monday, June 26

 5 p.m.
Protected by the Crown Fundraising Dinner, Friends of Castine Fortifications
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Wednesday, June 28

9 a.m. - 12 noon
Holbrook Sanctuary Boat Trip
MMA Waterfront

 

 

 

 

 

JULY

Wednesday - Friday, July 5 - 7

 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Building an Outdoor Bake Oven
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Friday, July 7

3 p.m.
Tardigrades in Maine, Dr. Emma Perry
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, July 12

 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Castine Harbor & Lower Bagaduce River Boat Tour
MMA Waterfront

2 - 5 p.m.

Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street
As part of $5/person guided tour

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, July 14

 1 - 4 p.m.
Castine's Bastille Day Celebration: Cool Treats
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, July 19

late morning to
early afternoon
Snapper's Brass & Gas Antique Cars
Museum grounds, Perkins Street

 

 

Monday, July 24

 3 p.m.
The Proof is in the Pudding: How the Museum Profoundly Changed a Life, Emil Dobrescu
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Tuesday, July 25

 3 - 6 p.m.
Phun Pholding Phyllo Cooking Class, Harry Kaiserian
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, July 26

 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Holbrook Sanctuary Boat Trip
MMA Waterfront

 

 

Friday, July 28

 6 p.m.
Castine Town Band Concert
Shore Lot, 120 Perkins Street
Rain venue: Emerson Hall

 

 

 

Saturday, July 29

2:30 - 4 p.m.
Painting Conservation Lecture and Assessment, The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 2

2 - 5 p.m.
Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street
As part of $5/person guided tour

 

 

 

Thursday, August 3

3 p.m.
What's New about the New Stone Age? Life in Europe 8,000 to 4,000 Years Ago, Dr. Riva Berleant
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

Friday - Sunday, August 4 - 6

Friday 2 p.m. thru Sunday noon
Civil War Encampment: 20th Maine, Company B
Shore Lot, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Monday, August 7

5 - 7:30 p.m.
Collecting Castine 2017 Fundraising Event
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, August 9

 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Castine Harbor & Lower Bagaduce River Boat Tour
MMA Waterfront

 

 

Thursday, August 10

2 - 5 p.m.
Outdoor Bake Oven Cooking
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Monday, August 14

2 - 3 p.m.
Skins, Scat & Skulls, Anita Smith
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Tuesday, August 15

 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Workshop - The American Revolution in a Contested Borderland: Penobscot Bay & Eastward, Prof. Liam Riordan
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Magical Fairy House Workshop, Anita Smith
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

8 - 10 p.m.


Native American Tales and Legends of the Night Sky, John Bear Mitchell
Shore Lot, 120 Perkins Street

 

Wednesday, August 16

2 - 5 p.m.
Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street
As part of $5/person guided tour

 

 

 

Friday, August 18

1 - 5 p.m.
Workshop: The Art of the Tailor: An Exploration of 1770s Men's Clothing and Construction, Henry Cooke (pre-registration required)
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street


7 - 9 p.m.


Lecture: Soldiers, Sailors and Loyal Citizens All: The Dress of Castine during the British Occupation 1779-1783, Henry Cooke
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Saturday & Sunday, August 19 & 20

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Workshop: Reconstructing the Past: Men's Historic Coat Workshop, Henry Cooke (pre-registration required)
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

Tuesday, August 22

10 a.m.
Creating Picturebooks Workshop, Marjorie Wheeler
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Thursday, August 24

 3 - 6 p.m.
Asian Fusion Cooking Class, Harry Kaiserian
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 8

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Model-Ts Touring through Castine
Wilson Museum Campus, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Saturday, September 16

1 - 4 p.m.
Tanning Hides Workshop, Josh Worthington
Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

Wednesday, September 20

 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Outdoor Bake Oven Cooking
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

DECEMBER

 

 

 

Previous Calendars
Information from the 2016 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Information from the 2015 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2014 Information from the 2014 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2013 Information from the 2013 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2012 Information from the 2012 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2011 Information from the 2011 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2010 Information from the 2010 Calendar of the Wilson Museum


WILSON MUSEUM
Open: May 27 - September 30
Weekdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday 2 - 5 pm
John Perkins House Bullet The Village Blacksmith Bullet Woodshop
July - August, Wednesday & Sunday, 2 - 5 pm
Group visits can be arranged by appointment.
(207) 326-9247   info@wilsonmuseum.org
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Admission is free, except for the John Perkins House,
where there are guided tours on the hour.
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