Our 2019 Events

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Explore the museum between events.  For the winter, the buildings are closed except by appointment, and on Tuesday volunteer work days. The grounds are open daylight hours, but be aware that hunting season requires caution and orange clothing. To make an appointment, call 207-974-6278 or email [email protected]

May 18 Alewife Day 10:00-1:00
See the alewives swim upstream! Smoked fish, kid’s games, mills running, Machinery Hall open.

May 22, 23, 24, and 29 Children’s Days 9:00-1:00
Historical hands-on-demonstrations, wagon rides, and alewives returning! Reservations required.
Click here for event and registration information.

June 15 Spring Runs 8:00-4:00 5K Cross Country Race! Alewife migration, Lombard running, sawmills running too! 5K Cross Country Race! Alewife migration, Lombard running, sawmills running too.
Axe Women Loggers of Maine will be competing.
Information and Registration for:
The 4th Annual Blackman Stream Alewife Cross Country Race

June 22-23 Colonial Re-enactment

Set in 1774, Re-enactors will recreate the interactions between colonial settlers, the King’s Foresters and the British guards protecting them in their pursuit of timber for the mast trade. The public is welcome from 10-4 Saturday and 10-2 Sunday.

July 27 Summer at Leonard’s Mills 10:00-4:00
Heavy machinery and hands-on-blacksmithing for the whole family. Bean hole beans, biscuits, sawmills and Lombard log haulers running!

October 5-6 Living History Days 10:00-4:00
Our most popular event of the season. Re-enactors showcasing livestock, historic demonstrations. Fresh pressed cider, bean-hole beans & biscuits, and soup. Lombards and sawmills running.

Recaps and photos of events gone by….