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Mondays and Saturdays
Schooner GUILDIVE
Searsport Town Dock
Sailing tours of Searsport Harbor. Check here for schedule, reservations, and additional information.

Tuesdays 2:30 to 5:30
Searsport Farmers’ Market
Route One, on the Crescent
Locally grown fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, and plants, and locally made baked goods and crafts.

Thursdays in July and August, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturdays in September and October, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Artisan Days
Demonstrations of 19th-century crafts, starting Thursday, July 10.
Generously sponsored by Knickerbocker Group: Designers, Builders, Cabinetmakers, Caretakers

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September 2014

Dinner and Forum: An Evening of Song & Quilts with Gee’s Bend Quilters, sponsored by Fiber College of Maine.

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Searsport Congregational Church,
Church St., Searsport, ME 04974 United States
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Wednesday, September 3, 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Dinner and Forum: An Evening of Song & Quilts with Gee’s Bend Quilters
Generously sponsored by Fiber College of Maine and the Emily and William Muir Community Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.
5:00 pm dinner is prepared and served by the Women’s Fellowship of the Searsport Congregational Church. Profits from the evening will support the Interfaith Fuel Fund and the Searsport Congregational/Methodist Food Cupboard.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, an evening of Songs and Stories shared by China Pettway, Lucy Mingo, Stella Mae Pettway and Revil Mosely of Gee’s Bend, hosted by Suzette McAvoy, director of the Maine Center of Contemporary Art. The evening of gospel singing (during which two quilts will be raffled) at the Searsport Congregational Church.
For tickets and more information call 548-6059 or go to www.fibercollege.org

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August 2014

Gee’s Bend Quilt-Inspired Painting Workshop Offered at Penobscot Marine Museum

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum,
40 East Main Street, Searsport, 04974 United States
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Patchwork of Color, a one-day acrylic painting workshop with artist Susan Tobey White at Penobscot Marine Museum will be held on Friday, August 15 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Beginning painters as well as those with experience will enjoy this class using the Gee’s Bend Quilts as inspiration to create colorful acrylic paintings. For a list of materials, please call Susan White at 207-338-8990 or email stwhite@gwi.net. The workshop fee is $75 which includes museum admission. To register for Patchwork of Color please call Penobscot Marine Museum at 207-548-2529 or 548-0334.

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$25

Workshop for teachers & local history enthusiasts sponsored by the Massachusetts Historical Society and Penobscot Marine Museum: Old Towns/New Country: The First Years of a New Nation

August 6 @ 8:30 am - August 7 @ 3:30 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum,
40 East Main Street, Searsport, 04974 United States
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Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

This two-day workshop will explore how to use local resources—documents, artifacts, landscapes, and the rich expertise in every town—to examine historical issues with a national focus. In Searsport, Maine. The workshop is open to teachers, librarians, archivists, members of local historical societies, and all interested local history enthusiasts.

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July 2014
Free

Maine Antique Power Association Show

July 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum,
40 East Main Street, Searsport, 04974 United States
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Saturday, July 12, all day
Maine Antique Power Association Show
Gasoline/Kerosene engines of all types, including stationary and marine, steam and hot air engines, gas and steam models, air compressors, outboards, lawn mowers, circular saws, wood splitters, churns, grinders, pumps, generators, drag saws, farm and garden tractors. PMM’s Crescent. Admission free.

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June 2014

Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles

June 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, June 28, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Maine 2014 Antique Paper Show: Postcards and Paper Collectibles Over forty exhibitors, thousands of vintage postcards, old maps, paper ephemera, and Penobscot Marine Museum historic photographs. For more information call 207-749-1717. Congregational Church Vestry, Church Street, Searsport. Admission $2. For more information click here.

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