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2014 EVENTS

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

John Perkins House Blacksmith Shop
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


 ~ Demonstrations ~ 

 

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

Blacksmithing - Joe Meltreder, Bagaduce Forge
Blacksmith Shop, Perkins Street 
  

2-5 p.m.
Weds. & Suns.
July & August 

Woodturning - Temple Blackwood, Highlands Woodturning 
Education Center, 112 Perkins Street
 
   

   

 

 

~ Exhibits ~ 

 

June

The Art of Wood
Castine Arts Association Exhibit
Main Hall, Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

June - Sept 30th

SALVAGING THE PAST: 1779 and the Privateer Defence
Main Hall, Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 July - Sept 30th
sculptorCountdown to the Sculpture
Follow the sculptor icon for Wilson Museum events related to Castine's Schoodic International Scupture Symposium sculpture

   

 

 

~ Events ~ 

 

Revolution Downeast series

 

 

 

 

Monday - Thursday, May 19 - 22

May 19
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Maja Trivia - Castine Semi-Final Rounds
 Adams School, Castine, ME
May 20
12 - 2 p.m.
 Maja Trivia - Brooksville Semi-Final Rounds
 Brooksville Elementary School, Brooksville
May 21
12 - 2 p.m.
 Maja Trivia - Penobscot Semi-Final Rounds
 Penobscot Elementary School, Penobscot
May 22
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Maja Trivia - Tournament of Champions
 Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street, Castine
 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

Tuesday, June 24

 3 p.m.
iconDoes the American Revolution Look Different from the Penobscot River? Dr. Liam Riordan
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

Friday, June 27

12:30 p.m.
Sailing, Stories & Songs: A Concert Aboard the Guildive, Stephen Sanfilippo
Dennent's Wharf, Castine

 

 

Tuesday, July 8

 3 p.m. iconLost & Found: The History and Excavation of a Revolutionary War Privateer, David Wyman
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

 

 

Wednesday, July 9

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

 

 
 
Tuesday, July 15
 
 3 p.m.
sculptor iconMaine Granite Industry: Lecture and Demonstration, Steve Haynes
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 
 
Tuesday, July 22
 
10 a.m. - noon
 Cooking with Grace: Spring Rolls & Maki Rolls, Grace Tarr
 Education Center, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

Wednesday, July 23

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

 

 

 

Thursday, July 24

 2 p.m.
 Plein Air Festival Tours
 John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street
 3 p.m.

iconTo Hazard Our Own Security: Maine's Role in the American Revolution, Michael Cecere
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
   

 

Saturday & Sunday, July 26 & 27

  icon74th Highland Regiment of Foot Encampment
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, July 29
 
10 a.m. - noon
 Cooking with Grace: Grain-free & Dairy-free Desserts, Grace Tarr
 Education Center, 112 Perkins Street
  
 
 
 
 
Thursday, July 31
 
2 p.m.
sculptor iconCrystal Gardens, Rob Kufrovich            
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, August 1

 6 p.m. Concert: Castine Town Band
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
Rain site: Emerson Hall, Court Street 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Tuesday, August 5
 
10 a.m. - noon
 Cooking with Grace: Dairy-free Ice Cream, Grace Tarr
 Education Center, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Wednesday, August 6

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

 

 

 

Friday & Saturday, August 8 & 9

 Storytelling by the Sea
a festival celebrating stories in their various forms
Adult Tickets: $20 for one day or $30 for a two-day pass
Kids under 15: Free!
Advance tickets available at Wilson Museum and Witherle Memorial Library
Food & Vendors both days

 FRIDAY

storytelling icon




10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Japanese Kamishibai Workshop, Donna Tamaki & Margaret Eisenstadt
Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street

 11:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Rob McCall, Charles Stephens, and Joy Pott
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

From Brazil & Beyond, Antonio Rocha
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Japanese Kamishibai, Donna Tamaki & Margaret Eisenstadt
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Women Were Pioneers, Too! Jude Lamb as Eunice Lakeman Hoar
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Cordell Gross recalling family stories
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Tevye Speaks Out, Rick Messana
Emerson Hall, 67 Court Street

 7:15 - 8:45 p.m.

A Night on the Clown, Kenny Raskin & Randy Judkins
Emerson Hall, 67 Court Street
 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Tales and Legends of the Sea, Steven Bunker
Dennett's Wharf, 15 Sea Street

 SATURDAY

storytelling icon




 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Clowning Around Workshop, Kenny Raskin & Randy Judkins (pre-registration required)
Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street

 11:45 - 12:45 p.m.

Stories from Here and There, Then and Now, LouAnna Perkins
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Storytelling Medley, Harry Kaiserian, Pedrick Sweet, Don Small and Hope Lewis
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Beatrix Potter Tea, Johanna Sweet (reservations required)
Cost: $13 adult; $6 children under 6;
$10 with Festival admission's bracelet
Pentagoet Inn, 26 Main Street

 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Yankee Ingenuity, Jo Radner
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Pies on the Block (Auction)
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Culture Shock, Antonio Rocha
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 7:15 - 8:00 p.m.

A Visit with Ida, Susan Poulin
Manor Inn, 76 Battle Avenue

 8:15 - 9:00 p.m.

Johanna Sweet & Frank Gotwals
MarKel's Downstairs, 26 Water Street

9:15 - 10:00 p.m.

Steven Bunker
Dennett's Wharf, 15 Sea Street

 

Sunday, August 10

 day trip
sculptor iconCastine Children's Visit to Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium
Contact Sally Chadbourne sallychadbourne@gmail.com

 

 
 
Tuesday, August 12
 
10 a.m. - noon
 Cooking with Grace: Grain-free Pizza, Grace Tarr
 Education Center, 112 Perkins Street
 
 
 

 

Wednesday, August 13

1 p.m.  A Comfortable House: Furnishing the Maine Frontier, Joshua Klein
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

Thursday, August 14

2 p.m.
sculptor iconFun with Fossils, Rob Kufrovich          
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 

 

      

Wednesday, August 20

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

 

 

 

Thursday, August 21

 12 - 5 p.m. sculptor iconFrom Stone to Art: A Granite Sculpture Demonstration, Andreas von Huene
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
     

Saturday, August 23

1 - 3 p.m.
sculptor iconCastine Afternoon at Schoodic
Prospect Harbor, Maine

 

 
 
 
 

 


Previous Calendars
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 BulletDemonstrations
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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