Events 2017

July 29 10-4 HEAVY METAL at the MUSEUM

HEAVY METAL! Lombard running on Steam!  Hands on Blacksmithing!  Bean hole Beans and Biscuits, sawmill and shingle mill demonstrations.  Contact Sherry for more information [email protected] or call 974-6278 Located a mile down the Government Road, off Rte. 178 in Bradley. Admission $10 adults, $5 children.

May 20 Sat. 10-4 SPRING RUNS at MFLM
The 2nd 5K Cross Country Race! Alewives migrating, the Lombard on the run, mills running and family fun! 8:30 -4:00
$10 adults $5 children
Cross Country Race Registration Form

May 24-26 Wed. – Fri. 9-1 CHILDREN’S DAYS, reservations required.
Three mornings of activity on the museum grounds! Plan a field trip for your class or family–home-schooled students welcome. Hands-on crafts in the 1790s Leonard’s Mills area, ‘be a fish’ maze to run through, alewives to scoop up and machinery to see. NOAA staff will help the kids learn about the exciting alewife run. Volunteers throughout the grounds will be demonstrating and helping the kids try their hand at a craft. Wagon rides around the grounds add to the days fun. Bring a picnic and make time to check out the gift shop as well. Children’s Days Registration Form.

June 3 Sat. Annual Meeting and volunteer appreciation
Please join us to celebrate the past year and look forward to the future! Volunteers, members and friends of the museum invited! Share a barbecue with us at 5:00. Burgers, dogs and drinks provided, bring sides to share. Herb Crosby will be sharing details about the fascinating life of Maine inventor Alvin Lombard. Meeting in the Al Leighton Visitor Center. Please RSVP at 974-6278 for planning purposes!

July 29  Sat. 10-4  HEAVY METAL
LOMBARDS—steam and gas, and other heavy metal machines on the move!
Blacksmith’s   Round-up—try your own hand at pounding hot metal at one of the forges.
Machinery and mills and beanhole beans!
$10 adults  $5 children

Oct. 7 & 8  Sat. & Sun. 10-4  LIVING HISTORY DAYS
Demonstrations from 1790s re-enactors, machinery, mills, 20th Maine Civil War encampment, steam LOMBARD run, much, much more!
$10 adults $5 children

Grounds available for weddings and other rentals.  Contact the office at 974-6278

Check out our Director’s Cut Video of Living History Days!