July 2013 Signal Flags

Pen Bay Day!
Join the party on Saturday, July 6th!
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Penobscot Marine Museum celebrates our wonderful community and the summer season with a gigantic celebration. Come see an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle from OceansWide, watch Revolutionary War re-enactors fire their muskets and cook over an open fire, try your hand at weaving and spinning, hear great maritime music by “From Away Downeast”, eat delicious food from The Good Kettle and ice cream from Stone Fox Creamery, get a pirate tattoo, watch the flares, play games with your children, and much more! Our annual summer party is a blast.

On Saturday, July 6th,
10:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Penobscot Marine Museum,
Route One, Searsport.
Admission Free.
For more information call 207-548-2529

July Events at PMM
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Click here more information.

Monday, July 1, 7:00 pm, Garden History Lecture Series, Heirloom Gardening is for the Birds! (Bees and Butterflies, too!)

Tuesday, July 2, 7:00 pm, Art of Katahdin, illustrated talk and book signing by author David Little

Tuesday, July 9, 8:15 to 12:15, Lighthouse Tour of Penobscot Bay by Boat!

Wednesday, July 10, 11:00 am, Children’s Story Hour and Book Signing, Celebrated children’s illustrator and author Chris Van Dusen will read his beloved children’s book The Circus Ship.

Thursday, July 11, 7:00 pm, Thursday Night Lecture Series, “How To Keep Warm and Stay Green”, a talk by Matthew O’Malia, architect and partner of GO Logic.

Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am, Maine Antique Power Association Display and Demonstration

Wednesday, July 17, 11:00 am, Children’s Story Hour and Book Signing, Learn about the history of lighthouses, their purpose, songs and stories with Angeli Perrow, author of Lighthouse Dog to the Rescue.

Thursday, July 18, 7:00 pm, Thursday Night Lecture Series, Author Harry Gratwick shares highlights from research on his current book on the shipwrecks of Penobscot Bay.

Wednesday, July 24, 11:00 am, Children’s Singing Hour, Stephen and Susan Sanfilippo sing songs of shipwrecks, lighthouses and lifesaving.

Thursday, July 25, 7:00 pm, Thursday Night Lecture Series, Penobscot Bay Capt. Skip Strong will speak about the harrowing rescue described in his book In Peril: A Daring Decision, a Captain’s Resolve, and the Salvage that Made History.

July Photography Events

Monday, July 1st, 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Historic Photography Exhibit: “Waldo County Through the Eastern Eye”, opens at CrossTrax Restaurant for Unity Historical Society, 215 Depot St, Unity. Through July.

Monday, July 1st, Historic Photography Exhibit: “Knox County Through Eastern Eye”, North Haven Historical Society, Pulpit Harbor, North Haven. Through July.

Saturday, July 6th, 1:00 pm, Historic Photography Lecture Series: “North Haven: The Postcard View” illustrated talk on the history of North Haven at Waterman Community Center for North Haven Historical Society, 12 Main St., North Haven, ME 04853.

Tuesday, July 30th, 7:00 pm, Historic Photography Lecture Series: “Winter Harbor: The Postcard View” illustrated talk by PMM Photo Curator Kevin Johnson. Free. At Schoodic Center for the Arts, Hammond Hall, 427 Main St., Winter Harbor, ME 04693. For more information (207)963-2569

Thank you to our many business supporters!

Hamilton Marine and J C Holcomb Photography
Thank You for this fabulous virtual tour of Penobscot Marine Museum.
You can see it on our website and on Hamilton Marine’s website!

JCHolcomb Photography, located in Brewer, Maine, is your one-stop resource for:

  • Interactive Virtual Tours
  • Commercial photography
  • On-location portrait and event photography
  • Stock scenic and nature photography.


And Thank You
Front Street Shipyard, a premier yacht yard in Belfast, Maine,for your special membership support.


523Events Off Campus
Come see us here!

July 13 & 14, Arts in the Park, Belfast

July 27, Bucksport Bay Festival, Bucksport

July 27, Unity Historical Society Open House, Unity