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Aug 25

SCHEDULE OF OPENINGS, EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER, 2017

SCHEDULE OF OPENINGS, EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS FOR SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER, 2017   Sat., Sept. 16, 10-3. Make a Propane Burning Blacksmithing Forge at FIELDS POND. Pay to register to make a clean burning, relatively efficient, and inexpensive version of commercial forges that cost four times or more the amount to make this. This is …

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Aug 25

Looking for Volunteers to Assist Us in Our Biggest Annual Fundraiser: Parking Cars for Bangor’s National Folk Festival, Aug. 25, 26 & 27, at Penobscot Plaza parking lot, Washington St., Bangor

Looking for volunteers to assist us in parking at the Penobscot Plaza on Washington Street in Bangor for the National Folk Festival. Curran Homestead Village is given permission each year by the businesses of the Penobscot Plaza to sell parking spaces to visitors to the Bangor waterfront’s Folk Festival. The Folk Festival starts at 5PM …

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Aug 22

Sat., Sept. 16, 10-3. Make a Propane Burning Blacksmithing Forge Class

Sat., Sept. 16, 10-3. Make a Propane Burning Blacksmithing Forge at FIELDS POND. Pay to register to make a cleanburning, relatively efficient, and inexpensive version of commercial forges that cost four times or more the amount to make this. This is an alternative to the costly indoor set-up of a coal fired forge for the …

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Aug 12

Rain or Shine Bluegrass Festival and Civil War Event, Sat., Aug.12, 11-5.

Aug 09

August 12, 11-5, Bluegrass Festival and Civil War Event

Saturday, August 12, 11-5, Bluegrass Music Fundraising Festival and Civil War Event Starting at 11AM there will be the sound of two Civil War era replica Parrot Rifles (cannon) fired off by the Sixth of Maine re-Enactors group at 372 Fields Pond Road, Orrington, Maine. There will be an encampment at this event for the …

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Aug 01

Fall Field Trips at Curran Homestead Village at Newfield

We will be offering fall school field trip at our NEWFIELD campus. The dates available are: September 25, 26, 27, & 29. October 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6. Please consult our school field trip web page here for more details about our school field trips For reservations contact: Robert Schmick, museum director at (207) …

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Aug 01

VOLUNTEER PAINTERS NEEDED!

LOOKING FOR SOME VOLUNTEER PAINTERS FOR SEVERAL PROJECTS AT CURRAN HOMESTEAD VILLAGE AT NEWFIELD THIS WEEK AND NEXT. CONTACT US AT 207-205-4849 or 207-745-4426, IF YOU THINK YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE.

Jul 25

FUNDRAISER: HELP US BY BUYING A HANNAFORD CAUSE BAG AT THE BREWER HANNAFORD MARKET

Do you know about the Hannaford Markets Cause Bag Program? This program was launched in October, 2015 and is designed to supp0ort local nonprofits through the sale of the reusable Hannaford Helps bag.   For every blue Hannaford Helps reusable bag purchased at the Hannaford store located at Brewer, Maine during the month of July …

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Jul 24

July 29 & 30, 10-4, Civil War Event at Newfield

Saturday & Sunday, July 29 & 30, 10-4. Civil War Event at Newfield. 6th of Maine Battery– Re-enactors group that performs the tasks of a artillery battery: loading and firing a Parrot rifle (cannon). The battery will also be camping out for at least two nights, and there will be an encampment and camp life …

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Jul 19

SAT., JULY 22, BEAN SUPPER & BLUEGRASS at Curran Homestead Village at Fields Pond

Bean Supper and Bluegrass on Sat., July 22 at Curran Homestead Village, 373 Fields Pond Rd., Orrington, ME. Under the big tent, rain or shine. The music, Jim Leighton & Friends, starts 3:30. The dinner starts 4:30. You don’t have to like beans as there is sausage and peppers, hot dogs, bratwurst, kielbasa, salads and …

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