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Saturdays and Mondays, Searsport Town Wharf, Steamboat Avenue.
Sailing tours of Searsport Harbor. Check here for schedule, reservations, and additional information.

Tuesdays 3:00 to 6:00
Searsport Farmers’ Market
May 26 through October 13, on the Crescent, Route One.
Locally grown fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, and plants, and locally made baked goods and crafts.

Make a Cyanotype
Ongoing during the 2015 season
Make your own photograph using only the sun, light-sensitive paper, and found (or your own) objects producing a cyan-blue work of art. Made possible by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Arts Commission.
Cost: Free

Museum opens for the 2015 Season on Saturday, May 23.
2015 Events TBA

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The Sea Connects All Things with Peter Neill

August 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| $8 members, $10 non-members

Thursday, August 21, 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Lecture Series

On Thursday, August 21st at 7:00 pm, Peter Neill, director of the World Ocean Observatory will present The Sea Connects All Things, an illustrated talk on the ocean as an integrated global social system.  Neill will suggest actions, beyond the predictable conventions, for organizations and individuals to adopt as innovative strategies for the future.  Peter Neill has appeared on television documentaries on PBS, A&E, Discovery and National Geographic Society productions. This talk is at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine.  Tickets are $8 for museum members and Searsport residents, and $10 for non-members.

World Ocean Observatory Director Peter Neill

World Ocean Observatory Director Peter Neill

The World Ocean Observatory advocates for the ocean through independent, responsible, apolitical science, and is dedicated to advancing public understanding of ocean issues through institutional collaboration and partnerships,  pro-active programs, and connection with individual subscribers around the world.  It was founded in 2004 as a recommendation of the 1998 Independent World Commission on the Future of the Oceans.  Peter Neill has also served as President of the South Street Seaport Museum, New York, and as Director for Maritime Preservation for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.   He is a Trustee of Penobscot Marine Museum.

Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine is an historic seaport village which entertains the whole family with fun hands-on activities, a beautifully furnished ship captain’s house, stunning displays of scrimshaw and marine paintings, E.B. White’s sail boat and much more.  The Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday noon to 5:00 pm, May 24th through October 19th.  For more information on Museum events, exhibits and programs, go to or call 207-548-2529 or 0334.

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August 21, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$8 members, $10 non-members
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Main Street Gallery
40 East Main Street, Searsport, 04974 United States
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