Castine Community Events Calendar
Summer 2007

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MAY EVENTS
May 28 Memorial Day Parade
10am Commencing at Castine Cemetery
Proceeding to Castine Town Dock

JUNE EVENTS



 
June 11-15 International Guild of Miniature Artisans Art Exhibit
9:00-5:00
MMA ­ Leeward Room, Student Center
June 14

Wilson Museum – Workshop series – part 1
4-6pm
Identifying Rocks & Minerals, Dr. Roger Hooke
Registration for entire 4 part series required. Limit 10.
Call: 326-9247 by June 1 to register.

June 15 Fri. 9:30-12:30
Independent Drawing & Painting Group-CAA
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Perkins St.
Info.: Eve Stwertka 469-2455 / Lyn 326-8433
June 16 ChowderFest
6 pm
Yacht Club
June 16 Sat. 10:00-12:00 Castine Woman”s Club Annual Indoor Yard Sale
Emerson Hall
June 21 Wilson Museum – Workshop series – part 2
4-6pm
Identifying Rocks & Minerals, Dr. Roger Hooke
Registration for entire 4 part series required. Limit 10.
Call: 326-9247 by June 1 to register. 
June 22 9:30-12:30 Independent Drawing & Painting Group-CAA
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Perkins St.
Info.: Eve Stwertka 469-2455 / Lyn 326-8433
June 23 6:00 p.m. Yacht Club Opening Meeting & Potluck
(BYO potluck at 6:00 --- meeting at 8:00)
June 24 June 24-Sun. 3:00 p.m. Wilson Museum – Members’ Reception
Classical guitarist, Jesse Reed
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
June 25 Young Musicians Concert
4:00 p.m. Trinitarian Congregational Parish
sponsored by: Castine Arts Assoc.
June 25-29 Yacht Club Jr. Sailing Week
Free Sailing for Castine Youth
Town Recreation Dept.
Castine Yacht Club 326-9231
  Return of “State of Maine”,
5:30pm Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship
Castine Harbor, MMA Waterfront
June 26th

Elm Tree Benefit Dinner
Co-sponsored by the Pentagoet Inn and the Castine Garden Club,
6 PM
For Reservations 326-8616

   
June 28 Wilson Museum – Workshop series – part 3
4-6pm
Identifying Rocks & Minerals, Dr. Roger Hooke
Registration for entire 4 part series required. Limit 10.
Call: 326-9247 by June 1 to register.
June 29 6:00 p.m. Town Band on the Common
June 29-31 Weekend Kitchen Sale: Antique Kitchenwares and
Collectable Cookbooks, Magazines and Menues
9 am to 6 pm
The Duck Stops Here
670 The Shore Rd(166A)
June 30 11:00-2:00 Monthly Book Sale –
Friend of Witherle Memorial Library
Info: 326-9576 or witherlefriends@verizon.net
June 30 Eastern State Normal School Alumni Meeting
Speaker: Esther Rauch, hosted by Wilson Museum
Reservations required for luncheon by June 23rd
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
June 30 5:30 p.m. Castine Historical Society opening reception
Dedication of the Abbott School’s restored cupola
Reception & opening of
“Turning the Page: Writing Castine 1956-2006”
www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
JULY EVENTS
July (Sundays) Live Folk Music on the Harbor
4-6pm, 326-9045
Dennett’s Wharf Restaurant
All Month

Stellas
Diane Linscott / Every Thursday 7-10 PM

All Month Stellas
Bluebirds / Every Sunday 7-10 PM
July 1 –Labor Day 2:00 p.m. John Perkins House, Blacksmith Shop & Hearse House
Open for the season – now through August - Weds. & Suns.
July 1 –Labor Day OPENING THE BOOK: Literary Castine 1776-1976
Castine Historical Society Summer Exhibit
Permanent exhibit on the Penobscot Expedition of 1779
Seasonal exhibit: Castine Writers 1956-2006
Open: Tues-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun. 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
 
July 1 Return of “State of Maine”,
Maine Maritime Academy Training Ship/
Low Tide
Castine Harbor, MMA Waterfront
July 4

July 4th Celebration!!
10am Children’s Costume PARADE
Sack Races, Tug of War, Fire Engine rides!
Hot dogs, Drinks, Raffle (no dogs Please)
*All proceeds Benefit to the Fireworks Display!
3:00-5:00 Town Band concert on the Common
2:45 p.m. Y: Mercury Races
9:45pm Evening Fireworks over the BAY!

July 5 4-6 p.m. Wilson Museum – Workshop series – part 4
Identifying Rocks & Minerals, Dr. Roger Hooke
Advance registration for entire 4 part series required
Call 326-9247 by June 1 to register
July 7 Stellas
Bel Isle Trio 7-10 PM
July 7 and 8

Festival of the Kayak
Sponsored by Castine Kayak Adventures
Hosted by MMA Continuing Education
(207) 326-9045 , or www.castinekayak.com/festival

July 7 and 8 Boston Yacht Club in Town
July 8

2-5 p.m. Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
Guided tours: $5.
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org

July 10. 9:00 a.m. Castine Garden Club garden tour
July 11 2-5 p.m. Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
Guided tours: $5.
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
July 13 Diane Linscott and Her Trio
In the Commodore Room at The Manor Inn. Buffet dinner. Reservations required 326 4861
July 13 Stellas
Chris Poulin & Julie Gardner 7-10 PM
July 14

Castine Class Birthday Race

July 14 Stellas
Trio Corcovado 7-10 PM
July 15 2-5 p.m. Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
Guided tours: $5.
July 15 3:00pm Concert: “Ellacappella” at the Wilson Museum
A cappella music – 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
July 18

9:30 –12:30 “Imagination and Expression: Children’s Book
Illustration” with Gail Page
Castine Arts Assn. Workshop
@ Trinity Episcopal Church
Cost: $40. CAA members / $50. Non-members
Registration required: Eve Stwertka 469-2455 / Lyn 326-8433

July 18 7:00 pm Trinity Chicks Concert
Trinitarian Church, Main St.
Donations Support the Otter House
July 18 7:00 p.m. Wed.
Maine Writers’ Series – Witherle Library – place tba
Featuring Rob Shetterly
July 20 *Salmon Dinner* at the Trinitarian Church on Main Street - . Two
seatings - 5:30 pm & 7pm. Tickets available from the Variety and T & C
grocery store.
July 20 Stellas
Chris Poulin & Julie Gardner 7-10 PM
July 20 Lord Nelson Model Boat Race :
Children's model boat race at Yacht Club!
July 20 9:30-12:30 Independent Drawing & Painting Group-CAA
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Perkins St.
Info.: Eve Stwertka 469-2455 / Lyn 326-8433
July 21

3:00 p.m. Presentation/Book Signing: Letters Home from Sea:
The Life and Letters of Solon J. Hanson
with Lucy Webster & Ann Noah at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org

July 21 Stellas
Straight Up Trio 7-10 PM
July 21

8th Annual Big Band Dance
7:30-10:00 p.m., @Emerson Hall
Music by “Sentimental Journey”
Vocals by Alice French
Net proceeds benefit the Castine Town Band
sponsored by Castine Arts Assoc

July 25 7:30 p.m. Castine Historical Society Wed.
Talk/panel discussion, “Carrying on the Tradition of
Castine Writers – New Media, Changing Audiences”
www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
July 26 3:00 p.m. Thurs. “Traveling the World through Myth & Story”
Storyteller Johanna Sweet @ The Wilson Museum
Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
July 27 Stellas
Dave Clark 7-10 PM
July 27 9:30-12:30 Independent Drawing & Painting Group-CAA
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Perkins St.
Info.: Eve Stwertka 469-2455 / Lyn 326-8433
July 28 Stellas
A Train Trio 7-10 PM
July 28 & 29

10:00-4:00 “Touring through Time,” Castine Historical Society
Collective Open House Toursponsored by nine historical societies in the East Penobscot Bay area. Activities will include House tours, walking tours,exhibits, snacks & meals.www.eastpenobscothistory.org

July 27-29 Weekend Boating Sale: Model RC and Still Wooden
Boats, Books on Sailing and the Beautiful New England
Coast 9 am to 6 pm
The Duck Stops Here
670 The Shore Rd(166A)
July 28 10 a.m.-noon Gold Leaf Water Gilding Demonstration
Atelier Gilding & Framing at the Wilson Museum
Registration required - limited to 15 attendees
Call 326-9247 by July 15th to register
July 28 11:00-2:00 Monthly Book Sale – Friend of Witherle Memorial Library
Info: 326-9576 or witherlefriends@verizon.net
July 28 1-3 p.m. Frame Survey – bring a gilded frame for review of date,
condition, etc. at the Wilson Museum
No registration needed for frame survey
For info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
July 28 7:30 p.m. Concert by Diane Linscott and trio
Trinitarian Congregational Parish
July 29 7 p.m. Fishing, Farming & Fun in the Summertime: Way Back When
Panel and audience will participate in a lively evening of reminiscing.
Co-sponsored with Bagaduce Watershed Association
at Wilson Museum
For info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
July 31 7:00 p.m. Maine Writers’ Series – Witherle Library – place tba
Featuring Peter Behrens

AUGUST EVENTS
July (Sundays) Live Folk Music on the Harbor
4-7pm, Sundays 326-9045
Dennett’s Wharf Restaurant
All Month

Stellas
Diane Linscott / Every Thursday 7-10 PM

All Month Stellas
Bluebirds / Every Sunday 7-10 PM
Aug 1 Overshot Weaving, Penobscot weaver Carole Larson
2-5 pm Sundays & Wednesdays in August at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 2 3:00 pm Preserving the Past series: Heritage Scrapbooking
at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 4 The Secret Life of Lobsters 3pm
Presentation by author & researcher Trevor Corson including short video on “super lobsters”at Wilson Museum,
Co-sponsored with Bagaduce Watershed Association
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 8 Demonstration: Spinning, 2-5
at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 8 Demonstration: Indigo Dyeing, 2-5
Kathleen Smith
at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 8 Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
2-5 Guided Tours $5
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org


Aug 9 3pm Preserving the Past series: Diaries, & Journals
at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 11 Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
2-5 Guided Tours $5
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 15 Fireside Cooking at the John Perkins House
Guided Tours $5
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 16 Preserving the Past series: Documenting Cemeteries
at the Wilson Museum 3pm
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Aug 10 Diane Linscott and Her Trio
In the Commodore Room at The Manor Inn. Buffet dinner. Reservations required 326 4861
Aug 23 Preserving the Past series: Field Music of the American Civil War at the Wilson Museum 3pm
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
August 24-
August 26
Castine Historical Society Art Show and Sale in the Mitchell Room.
Show Hours: Aug 24- 5:30-7:30pm, Aug 25- 10am-4pm, Aug 26- 1-4pm
August 24-26; Weekend "I Love New York" Sale: Photographs by Jessie
and New Yorker Cartoon Collections and Artist Editions
9 am to 6 pm
The Duck Stops Here
670 The Shore Rd(166A)

August 29
CHS Annual Meeting in the Mitchell Room followed by an informal illustrated talk by Adams School Principal Todd Nelson about his visit to St. Castin, France in June 2007. 7:30pm
Aug 30

Presentation: New England’s Early Quilts and Quilters Textile consultant Lynne Bassett at the Wilson Museum
7:00 pm
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org


SEPTEMBER EVENTS
Sept 1-3 Weekend Car Sale: Franklin Mint Models and
Collectible Books
9 am to 6 pm
The Duck Stops Here
670 The Shore Rd(166A)
Sept 1 Workshop on Appliqué 3pm
Castine quilter Charleen Wiseman at the Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Sept 8 Diane Linscott and Her Trio
In the Commodore Room at The Manor Inn. Buffet dinner. Reservations required 326 4861
Sept. 15 Penobscot Culture & Contemporary Issues 2-5
Speaker Barry Dana, Penobscot Nation
Followed by drumming & dancing at Wilson Museum, Co-sponsor Bagaduce Watershed Association
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org

Sept 15 Demonstration: Basketmaking, Caron Shay 2-5
at Wilson Museum
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
Sept. 29 Maine Old Cemetery Association Annual Meeting
Guest Speaker: S.J. Wolfe Curiosities & Commodities: Egyptian Mummies Downeast
hosted by the Wilson Museum. Public is welcome.
For Info: 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org
   
   
   
   
 


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