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Spinning on the Great Wheel

Chapman-Hall House 270 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME, United States

How did colonists in early New England transform the wool from a fluffy sheep in their pasture to a shirt on their own back? Rebecca Manthy will discuss the many steps in this process of making cloth and demonstrate spinning on the Great Wheel at the historic Chapman-Hall House on July 6th from 12-4 pm. Come learn how the wheel ...

Summerfest at Pownalborough Court House

Pownalborough Court House 23 Court House Rd, Dresden, ME, United States

Fun for the whole family with a bit of history. Past years have included face painting, balloon artist, caricaturist, pie contest, re-enactors from Colonial Maine Living History Association, tours of the court house (free for Dresden residents) wagon rides, local crafters, music and grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage plus drinks & dessert! Stay tuned for the 2024 line up!

Historical Theater at Pownalborough Court House

Pownalborough Court House 23 Court House Rd, Dresden, ME, United States

Guests at the Pownalborough Court House on June 22nd will find the house and grounds occupied by historical theater reenactors who are interactive and friendly, performing and sharing the experiences of 18th century Pownalborough. Guests are invited to observe and talk with performers as they demonstrate and act out the real day-to-day activities that took place on this property. It ...