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2013 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


Additional events will be added as time draws closer

 

 

 ~ 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 
Museum Barn, 112 Perkins Street


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


Watercolor Painting & Basket Making - Elise Andrea 
Museum Campus, 120 Perkins Street  

 2-5 p.m.
Wednesday
August 14th


Chair Seat Weaving - Harold & Audrey Johnson 
Museum Barn, 112 Perkins Street
 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ~ Exhibits ~ 

 

 

Seven Under Par: A Collection of Jigsaw Puzzles
featuring Par puzzles collected by Ellenore Wilson Doudiet  


Tea with Hannah
highlighting recent Avery family gifts

In Great Deeds, Something Abides
local American Civil War memorabilia

The Perkins House in Mourning
honoring a fallen Civil War soldier. One of 23 stops on Maine's Civil War Trail. 

   

  

~ Events ~ 

 


 

Storytelling Can Change Your Life !

  A year-long series of storytelling events in Castine  

co-sponsored by:
Wilson Museum
Witherle Memorial Library
Friends of Witherle Memorial Library
Castine Historical Society
Castine Arts Association
Adams School

Follow the   storytelling icon  icon below
to view individual events

 

 

 

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Discovery Days 

A Family-Friendly Summer Series

Education Coodinator Darren French has created a weekly summer series of activities for children of all ages.  Come explore the world of a Civil War soldier or a portrait artist to name just a few of the Thursday afternoon offerings.  You can quickly pick out this Thursday series below by following the magnifying glass icon.  Click the following link to view a copy of the Discovery Days brochure.  

 

Friday, March 1 

 12 noonstorytelling icon Chris Van D. and Mr. Magee, Chris Van Dusen storyteller
 Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street
 

 

 

Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16 

 Thurs.  4-7 p.m.
Fri.  8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
 Homeschoolers of Maine Convention
 Samoset Resort, Rockport, Maine
 

 

 

Thursday, March 21 

 6 p.m.storytelling iconA World of Tales, Judith Black storyteller
Unitarian Universalist Parish House, 86 Court Street
 

 

 

Friday, March 22 

6 p.m. storytelling iconGetting the Story off the Page, Judith Black storyteller & workshop leader
Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street
 

 

 

Thursday, April 11 

 6 p.m.storytelling icon Poetry in Motion, Antionio Rocha, storyteller and mime
 Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 

 

 

Thursday, May 2 

 6 p.m.storytelling iconFamily Cabaret, Jackson Gillman, storyteller
Unitarian Universalist Parish House, 86 Court Street
 

 

 

Friday, May 31 

6 p.m. storytelling iconTraveling the World through Myth and Story, Johanna Sweet, storyteller
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Tuesday, June 4 

1 p.m. storytelling iconBraving the Middle Ground, Jo Radner storyteller
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Tuesday, June 11 

 1-4 p.m.

 Mystery Runner Workshop - help solve a mystery while sewing a table runner for beginner and experienced quilters
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 25 

3 p.m. storytelling iconA World of Music, Hawk Henries musician
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, June 26 

 2 p.m.Two Pieces of Puzzle, Anne Williams & Rosamond Rea
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

 

Sunday, June 30 

3 p.m. Princess Ana and B Book Signing, author Barbara McKee, illustrator Barbara Mallonee
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Tuesday, July 2 

3 p.m. The Swordfish Hunters, Bruce Bourque
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, July 10 

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

 

 

Thursday, July 11

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: Who Were the Zouaves?
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Monday, July 15

3 p.m. Col. Charles W. Tilden & the 16th Maine at Gettysburg, Mark Honey
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 17

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

 

 

Thursday, July 18

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: Remembering Gettysburg
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Friday, July 19 

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

 

 

Tuesday, July 23 

3 p.m. storytelling iconNailed to the Mast: Naval Songs of the Civil War, Stephen Sanfilippo
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, July 24

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

 

 

Thursday, July 25

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: A Portrait Tells a Story, Part I
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Saturday, July 27 

 all dayCastine Plein Air Festival hosted by Castine Arts Association
sites all over Castine including Wilson Museum
 

 

 

Thursday, August 1

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: A Portrait Tells a Story, Part II
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, August 3 & 4 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Civil War Reenactment: 20th Maine, Company B
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, August 7

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

 

 

Thursday, August 8

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: Cave Art
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Tuesday, August 13 

 3 p.m.Deer Isle's Undefeated America's Cup Crews, Mark Gabrielson
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, August 14

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

 

 

Thursday, August 15

2-3:30 p.m. Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: Curious Chucky
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street
 
 

 

 

Friday-Sunday, August 16-18 

 Storytelling by the Sea  - a festival celebrating stories in their various forms

 FRIDAY

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1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Maine Stories, Tim Sample
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.Castine and Beyond: Historical Stories & Music, Jennifer Armstrong & LouAnna Perkins
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 5:30 - 8:15 p.m.Family Story Concert, Oscar Mokeme, Frank Gotwals & Johanna Sweet
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.A Castine Ghost Story, Joe Slocum, walking story tour
Beginning at Our Lady of Holy Hope Catholic Church, Perkins Street
Ending at Unitarian Universalist Church, 88 Court Street 

 SATURDAY

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 10:30 - 11:20 a.m.Song Spun Stories, Jennifer Armstrong
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine, 88 Court Street
 11:30 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.
Hands-on Storytelling: For the Storyteller Inside Us All, WendiLou Salman & Jennifer Armstrong
Preregistration required.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine, 88 Court Street
 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.Ballads of Maine Seafaring & Coastal Life, Stephen Sanfilippo
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.Storytelling Medley, Sage Collins, Harry Kaiserian, Margery Read, Hope Lewis & Don Small
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 5:15 - 5:45 p.m.PIE AUCTION, Brad Tenney auctioneer
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.Evening Story Concert for Adults, John MacDonald & Jude Lamb
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

SUNDAY

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 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Father Taylor of Boston's Seamen's Bethel, David Avery
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine, 88 Court Street 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 21

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

 

 

Thursday, August 22 

 2-3:30 p.m.Discovery DaysDiscovery Days: Follow the Drinking Gourd
Wilson Museum Meeting Room, 112 Perkins Street

3 p.m. 

 Lecture: Greetings from Castine, Earle Shettleworth
 Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

 



Previous Calendars
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 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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