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Admission is free to all events.

July 18-21 and 25-28
Silent Auction at Boothbay Region Historical Society.  Come and bid on exciting auction items and support the mission of BRHS at the same time.  Silent auction items and bid sheets will be on display in the museum at 72 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., July 18-21 and July 25-28. Come in, tour the museum, and place your bids. THIS SPECIAL TWO-WEEK EVENT WILL WRAP UP AT OUR ANNUAL BAKE SALE AT THE MUSEUM ON SATURDAY, JULY 28, from 10:00 a.m. until all goods are sold out. Come in for some tasty treats and place your final bids! Bidding will close at 2:00 p.m. High bidders will be notified by phone or email.

THANK YOU to our early donors: Grover’s Hardware, Boothbay House of Pizza, Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop, Merry Auld Market & Tea Co., Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters, Sea Glass Spa, The Village Store, Caper’s Deli, Janson’s Clothing, A Silver Lining, Burke’s Island Farm, Yoga Firm Studio, Eventide Specialties., East Boothbay General Store, Trevett Country Store, Hodgdon Yacht Services, Hawke Motors, Hannaford Supermarkets, Coastal Maine Popcorn Co., and the many friends of the society who have donated.

July 26   SPEAKER SERIES: The Evolution of Washburn & Doughty Associates

Today Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East Boothbay specializes in the construction of steel and aluminum commercial vessels, but it began with discussions around the kitchen table over a design for a small dragger.  Naval architect Bruce Washburn will discuss the evolution of the company which he and Bruce Doughty founded in 1977.  Programs start at 4:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 4:10.

July 28   BAKE SALE!  Yum!

From 10:00 a.m. until all goods are sold out. Come in for some tasty treats and place your final Silent Auction bids! Bidding will close at 2:00 p.m.

August 23   SPEAKER SERIES: 1950s Vaudeville Shows Rise Once More!

Revisit the cultural scene of Boothbay Harbor in the 1950s as Ron Richardson describes how his father led his family and many others in staging a long series of musicals and vaudeville shows at the Opera House of Boothbay Harbor.  Programs start at 4:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 4:10.

September 6   SPEAKER SERIES: History of Quilting Trunk Show

Wendy Caton Reed will present fifty of her quilts and discuss the history of quilting in this popular Trunk Show.  Wendy’s quilts have won awards and been exhibited across the country, and she is the co-coordinator of Maine Quilt Heritage which documents the quilts and quiltmakers of Maine.  Wendy was taught to quilt by her neighbor Arzetta Poole in Edgecomb, Maine when she was nine years old.   Programs start at 4:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 4:10.

 

2018 PAST EVENTS

May 10  SPEAKER SERIES: The Tenders of Southport Bridge

May 15  ANNUAL MEETING Boothbay Region Historical Society.  

 

 

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