2016 CALENDAR OF LOCAL EVENTS  

This page includes current local events for southern Maine,  

from Kittery to Scarborough. Listings are updated weekly in season. 

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22
Juried Show "My Maine," Sanford Art Association, 917 Main St., Sanford. Show continues through July 2. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM. FMI 490-0543 or sanfordspringvaleart.org.

 

 

TheChoice Art Show can be viewed at Maine Art Shows, 10 Chase Hill Rd., Kennebunk Lower Village until June 30.

Launch Preparations by William B. Hoyt

“Choice Art Show, 11 AM to 5 PM, Maine Art Shows, 10 Chase Hill Rd., Kennebunk Lower Village. Show continues to June 30. For tickets and details kennebunkportfestival.com.

 

Music in the Park series begins with Sylvain's Acadian Aces, 5:30 PM, Shevenell Park, next to Bangor Savings Bank, 150 Main St., Biddeford. Musicians perform on Wednesday evenings to August 10. Free admission. Lineups posted at heartofbiddeford.org/events/community-events.

 

Concerts in the Park begin, 6:30 to 7:30 PM, Lafayette Park, Storer St., Kennebunk. Features the Party Starters Band. Continues on Wednesdays to August 10. FMI kennebunkrec.com.

 

Evening Concert, 6:30 PM, Atria, 1 Penny Lane, Kennebunk. Features "cowboy guitarist" Bill Lake. FMI 985-5866.

 

Anything Goes, Ogunquit Playhouse, Rte. 1, Ogunquit. Continues to July 19. FMI, show times and tickets ogunquitplayhouse.org.

 

Noises Off,  8 PM, Hackmatack Playhouse, Rte. 9, Berwick. Continues to July 2. FMI 698-1807 or www.hackmatack.org.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23
Music in the Park, 11:30 AM to 1 PM, Shevenell Park, 145 Main St., Biddeford. Sponsored by Biddeford Savings Bank.

 

Mushroom Cultivation Workshop, 6 to 8 PM, Frinklepod Farm, 244 Log Cabin Rd, Arundel, rain or shine. North Spore's lead mycologist Jon Carver will explain how to grow mushrooms in indoor beds and on logs in the backyard.  Fee of $40 covers  supplies and a pack of spawn to get your project started at home. FMI and to register 289-5805 or frinklepodfarm.org.

 

Imagining Ichabod Book Launch, 7 to 8:30 PM, Hamilton House, 40 Vaughan's Lane, South Berwick. The evening includes a reception and a reading by the author Paula Bennett.  Free and open to the public. Registration is required. FMI and to register, 384-2454 or historicnewengland.org.

 

Classics of the Silent Film Era Series with Spies, directed by Fritz Lang; music by Jeff Rapsis, 8 PM, Leavitt Fine Arts Theatre, 259 Main St. (Rte. 1), Ogunquit. Admission $10. FMI 646-3123, leavittheatre.com, www.silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com.

 

Fireworks in The Square begins and continues every Thursday evening to September 1 at approximately 9:45 PM, next to the Pier, Old Orchard Beach.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

 

Ham operators will be available to demonstrate amateur radio and answer questions at the 6th Annual Amateur Radio Operators Field Day in Kennebunk on Saturday, June 25.

6th Annual Amateur Radio Operators Field Day, around the clock, outdoor solar-powered radio station, Sea Road School, 29 Sea Rd., Kennebunk. Ham operators will be available to demonstrate amateur radio and answer questions. Continues to June 26, when operators will be on the air beginning at 2 PM. FMI 967-8812.

 

"Calling All Pooches to Breakfast at Gooch's," 7 to 9 AM. Kick off the summer season at the ramp entrance to Gooch's Beach. Homemade, healthy dog treats and all around good fun to be had. Rain date 6/26. Sponsored by the Kennebunk Dog Advisory Committee.

 

York County Audubon Society Bird Walk, 7:30 to 9:30 AM, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Beginners are welcome. Bring or borrow binoculars. Free and open to the public. Meet in the parking lot. Reservations are not required. FMI wellsreserve.org.

 

Grandpa's Garage/Grandma's Kitchen Sale, 8 AM to noon, West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, 160
Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk. Features treasures, junk, collectables and homemade goodies for sale. FMI westkennebunkumc.net.

 

12th Annual Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial 5K and 2.5-Mile Walk, 8:30 AM run, 8:40 AM walk. Kids’ Fun Run at 7:45 AM. Old Orchard Beach High School, E. Emerson Cummings Blvd., Old Orchard Beach. Proceeds benefit the Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship Fund. FMI 207-934-2360 or runforcash.org.

 

41st Annual Strawberry Festival, Downtown South Berwick. All day event with entertainment, food, artisans and strawberry shortcake. FMI southberwickstrawberryfestival.com.

 

46th Saco Sidewalk Art Festival, featuring original artwork, photography and quality handcrafted items with over 150 artists and craftspeople, 9 AM to 4 PM, Main St. and Pepperell Square, Saco. Rain or shine. FMI 286-3546.

 

 

Enjoy the 41st Annual Strawberry Festival in downtown South Berwick. This all-day event has entertainment, food, artisans and strawberry shortcake.

"Honoring Those We've Lost" Ride, registration 9 to 10:45 AM; KSU 11 AM, ride 9 AM to 4 PM, Trains Tavern, 249 Carl Broggi Hwy. (Rte. 202), Lebanon. Ride fee donation only. Sponsored by Patriot Riders of America, Maine Chapter One, a non profit 501(c)3.

 

America On-Tap Beer Festival, 3 to 6 PM, Raitt Homestead Farm Museum, 2077 State Rd. (Rte. 103), Eliot. FMI 748-3303 or email info@raittfarmmuseum.org.

 

Benefit Auction and Carnival, 4 to 6:30 PM, Messiah Christian Church, 2700 Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Wells. Features games and entertainment for the family. BBQ for purchase. All proceeds go to ministry fund. FMI 985-9287.

 

Gallery Reception, 4:30 to 8 PM, Wright Gallery, 5 Pier Rd., Cape Porpoise.  Features new works, and views both inside and out on the deck overlooking Cape Porpoise Harbor. Wine, juice and light hors d'oeuvres served. FMI 967-5053.

 

Artist's Reception, "Scenes of Solitude," exhibit by DeAnn L. Prosia, 5 to 7 PM, Arundel Farm Gallery, 76 Arundel Rd., Arundel. Features watercolors, etchings and monotypes. Continues to July 23. FMI arundelfarmgallery.com.

 

Season Opening Event, The Davis Gallery, 6 Pier Rd. Cape Porpoise. New designs and limited edition images introduced. Refreshments served, 10 AM to 5 PM. Continues on June 26. FMI 207-730-1471.

 

 

Arundel Farm Gallery features "Scenes of Solitude" by DeAnn L. Prosia, with an opening recpetion on Saturday, June 25.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26
Old Orchard Beach Community Animal Watch Flea Market, 8 to 10 AM set up; 10 AM to 2 PM Flea Market, Saco Grange, 168 North St., Saco. Anyone interested in donating  items or renting a table at $25, contact Beverly, 289-5002.

 

New England’s Vintage Car Show, 9 AM to 3 PM, Raitt Homestead Farm Museum, 2077 State Rd. (Rte. 103), Eliot. The New England Vintage Thunderbird Club will hold its annual show. Event features cars, ‘50s music, farm displays, food and kids' barrel tractor rides. Admission is $5; children 12 and under free. Proceeds benefit museum. FMI 748-3303 or raittfarmmuseum.org.

 

16th Annual Wells Antique Show and Sale features more than 50 exhibitors displaying and selling antiques of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, 10 AM to 4 PM, Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Sponsored by the Wells Chamber of Commerce and Laudholm Trust. Rain or shine. Admission charged. FMI 1-800-641-6908.

 

Handbell Musicians of America, 2 PM, the Temple, Temple Ave., Ocean Park. No admission. FMI 934-9068 or oceanpark.org.

 

 

New England's Vintage Car Show

at the Raitt Homestead Farm Museum,

in Eliot, is on Sunday, June 26.

Sunday Concert Series, 2 PM, Atria, 1 Penny Lane, Kennebunk. Features Rob Duquette on guitar. Light refreshments to follow. FMI 504-5158.

 

Centennial Anniversary Celebration of the Hook Organ, 4 PM, First Congregational Church, intersection of Log Cabin  Rd. and North St., Kennebunkport. After a brief service of re-dedication and music, the Ladies' Society will hold a reception in Ober Hall. The public is invited. FMI 967-3897.

 

Herbal Remedies for Anxious Tendencies, 4 to 6 PM, Frinklepod Farm, 244 Log Cabin Rd, Arundel, rain or shine. Herbalist Spencre L. R. McGowan will introduce herbal allies to help combat stress and anxiety using simple home remedies, nourishing meal ideas and self-care tools. $35. FMI and to register 289-5805 or frinklepodfarm.org.

 

"Feed the Birds" fundraiser, 4 to 7 PM, Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, 57 Gravelly Brook Rd., Kennebunkport. Heartwood College of Art is sponsoring this event with approximately 100 "birdworks" in a variety of mediums. The art will be sold for $350 each. Artists receive 50% of the monies raised and the rest will be split between the food bank and the college. Kennebunk folksinger Monica Grabin will perform and refreshments will be served. FMI 307-2171 or heartwood.org.

 

Trumbo, Summer Film Series, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Film rated R for language including some sexual references. FMI 363-2818.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 27
Cooking with Seasonal Vegetables, 6 to 9 PM, the New School, 38 York St. (Rte. 1), Kennebunk. Learn to cook simple  plant-based dishes using whole foods, gain confidence to used whatever ingredients are on hand, and discover new recipes and techniques for any occasion. Participants will prepare and eat a full-course meal with organic produce finished with a sweet ending. $40. FMI and to register 289-5805 or frinklepodfarm.org.

 

 

Kids love Touch Tank Tuesdays at Kennebunk Toy Co., in Kennebunk.

Outdoor Adventure Class, (last class), 6 to 7 PM, various locations.  For dog owners and their pets who have completed the Basic Obedience class, spend time in the fresh air while introducing your dog to new distractions. Field trips may include a local beach, the Eastern trail and downtown Kennebunk. Sponsored by the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk. FMI and fees 985-3244.

 

Rebuilding Nature's Relationships at Home, 7 to 8:30 PM, Ogunquit Playhouse, Rte. 1, Ogunquit. Features Douglas Tallamy, professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. This "Meet the Scientists" event is part of the Wells Reserve Ted Exford Climate Stewards lecture series; $5 suggested donation. Reservations not required. FMI 207-646-1555 or wellsreserve.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28
Touch Tank Tuesdays, 2 PM, with live sea creatures, Tuesdays through  August 16, Kennebunk Toy Co., 14 Main St., Kennebunk. This is a hands-on experience led by marine science educator Carol Steingart of Coastal Encounters. Free. For details, check Facebook page.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29
End of the School Year Picnic, 5 to 8 PM, Nonantum Resort, Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. Picnic lunch and music by the Wolverines. Tickets are $35. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Town House School, an historic building on the campus of the Kennebunkport Historical Society. FMI and tickets, call 207-967-2987 or visit Village Paperie, Rte. 9, Kennebunk Lower Village.

 

JUST AHEAD
Thursday, June 30

 

Mark Updegrove, director of the LBJ Library, speaks at the River Club on Thursday, June 30.

Craft Night: Custom Sign Making, 6 to 9 PM, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. Explore ways to use weathered boards to create personalized signs. Hanging hardware provided. Fee is $25 for one participant or  two can register together for $45. FMI 967-9120 or rivertreearts.org.

 

Author/Historian Mark K. Updegrove, River Club, Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. Fundraiser for Graves Memorial Library. FMI time and tickets, 967-2778 or graveslibrary.org.

 

Fancy Dress Bash, 7 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Celebrate the museum's birthday with a 1930s-themed fancy dress cocktail fundraiser. Features live entertainment, signature cocktail, and hors d’oeuvres by C2C Caterers. FMI  and tickets, 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Friday, July 1
Celebration of Brick Store Museum's 80th Birthday, 3 to 9 PM, Waterhouse Center, Main St. (Rte. 1), Kennebunk. Features a live jazz performance, vendors, photograph slideshow, raffle, and more. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. FMI 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Astronomical Society of Northern New England Meeting, 6 PM, Starfield Observatory, 2 miles south on Rte. 35 from its junction with highway Rte. 111. BYO picnic. Grills will be available for cooking. FMI and directions, asnne.org. (Note change of location.)

 

Saturday, July 2
41st Annual School Around Us Summer Craft Fair, 9 to 4 PM, on the Green, Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. Features 60 juried artists and artisans, live music and food. Rain date is Sunday, July 3. FMI 967-3143 or schoolaroundus.org.

 

 

Wood Island Lighthouse tours

begin on July 2.

Wood Island Lighthouse Tours begin, 10 and 11 AM, leaving from Biddeford Pool. Continues on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 and 11 AM, and Thursdays, 5 and 6 PM through August. Reservations required. FMI 200-4552 or woodislandlighthouse.org. Presented by Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse.

 

Disney's The Jungle Book Kids, 10 AM and 1 PM. Ogunquit Playhouse, Rte. 1, Ogunquit. Continues Sunday, July 3, 10 AM. FMI and tickets ogunquitplayhouse.org.

 

Holly Ready Exhibit opens at Maine Art Shows, 10 Chase Hill Rd., Kennebunk Lower Village. Gallery open daily 11 AM to 5 PM. Continues to July 21. FMI maine-art.com or 967-0049.

 

SummerFest 2016, (formerly Old Home Week), is now being held just one day in downtown Kennebunk. The traditional parade begins at 10:30 AM. Groups and organizations are invited to enter a float. Children are invited to decorate their bicycles in red, white and blue.  Other events include crafter exhibits at the Waterhouse Center, a pie-eating contest, wagon rides, face painting, bounce houses, food vendors, rock wall climbing and much more. FMI and the schedule of events, kennebunkmaine.us/summerfest.

 

Maine Coastal Cruisers will participate in the SummerFest parade, 10:30 AM, in downtown Kennebunk. After the parade the cars will cruise to the Huntington Commons Mental Care Unit for the residents to see. FMI bobl48@homail.com.

 

Patriotic Concert and Cookout, 3 PM concert; 5 PM cookout, Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Proceeds benefit the missions of Christ Church in York County and around the world. Suggested donation for both events: $16/$12 for students and seniors; kids under 12 are free. For the concert only, $12/$8; for the cookout only $8/$5; children always free. FMI 985-4494.

 

Sunday, July 3
Colonial Re-enactment, Willowbrook Museum, Elm St., Newfield. Continues through July 4. FMI willowbrookmuseum.org.

 

 

Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick's tap-dancing production of On the Town continues to July 23.

Star Wars – The Force Awakens, Summer Film Series, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Film rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence. FMI 363-2818.

 

Monday, July 4
Fastball, Summer Film Series, 7 PM, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Rd., York. Includes interviews with Hank Aaron, Nolan Ryan and Derek Jeter, and is narrated by Kevin Costner. Unrated. FMI 363-2818.

 

Wednesday, July 6
Annual Rotary Chicken BBQ, 5 to 7 PM, Waterhouse Center, 51 Main St. (Rte. 1), Kennebunk. $15. Benefits Scholarship Fund. FMI 604-1313 or Jcrocker@kennebunkmaine.us.

 

On the Town, 8 PM, Hackmatack Playhouse, Rte. 9, Berwick. Continues to July 23. FMI and tickets 698-1807 or hackmatack.org.

 

Thursday, July 7
Affairs to Remember Live Auction & Silent Auction and 2016 Models of Positive Living Awards, 6 PM, Kennebunk River Club Casino, Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport. Sponsored by The Center. $5000 cash raffle prize. Advance tickets and bid cards available until July 6 at The Center, 175 Port Rd. (Rte. 35), Kennebunk Lower Village. Open Monday to Thursday, 8:30 AM to 4 PM and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 1 PM. Tickets also available at the door.FMI 207-967-8514 or www.seniorcenterkennebunk.org.

CONTINUING

Astronomy Classes, beginner classes at 6:45 PM with regular meeting at 7:30 on the first Friday of the month, Astronomical Society of Northern New England (ASNNE), at the New School, 38 York St. (Rte. 1 south), Kennebunk. Meetings are free and open to the public ($5 for nonmembers if there is a special guest speaker). FMI asnne.org.

 

Beach Plum Farm, Rte. 1, Ogunquit, features the Roby Littlefield Museum and the farmhouse and barn of a traditional saltwater farm with 22 acres stretching down to the Ogunquit River. It is the home of the Great Works Regional Land Trust. Open dawn to dusk; free admission. FMI 646-3604.

 

Best Brew Tours is a curator of all-inclusive tours focused on the local craft beer, spirits and the cider industry for local residents and tourists.  The company has teamed up with area restaurants to enhance the tour experience by pairing farm-to-table foods with beverages. Best Brew Tours operates daily in the York County and seacoast region. Participants can join the tour from locations in Kittery, Maine to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Call 1-877-BREWSKI or Book On-Line www.BestBrewTours.com use code BEACH5 and get $5 off any tour instantly.

 

 

Biddeford + Saco ArtWalk takes place on the last Friday of each month through October.

Biddeford + Saco ArtWalk, 5 to 8 PM, various venues downtown and in the mills. Biddeford + Saco ArtWalk takes place on the last Friday of each month through October. FMI www.biddefordartwalk.com.

 

Bingo, Wednesdays, doors open at 4:30 PM, bingo starts at 6 PM. Food available. Senior Center, 300 Post Rd., Wells. Must be over 16 to play. FMI 207-646-7775.

 

Bingo, 6 PM every Wednesday, Ramsdell Rogers American Legion Post, 75 Cape Neddick Rd. (Rte. 1A), York. Public welcome. FMI 363-9827.

 

Birding, Wednesdays at 8 AM, locations vary. Sponsored by York County Audubon. Free and open to the public. Bring your own scope. Members $5; non-members $8. FMI 391-8071 or visit York County Audubon Facebook page. Continues through September 30.

 

Book Sale, sponsored by Friends of the Wells Public Library, ongoing, 1434 Post Rd., Wells. Collection updated weekly; prices range from 25 cents to $5. FMI 646-8181.

 

Brewery Tours, see local ale being brewed, by appointment, preferably a day in advance, year-round, Kennebunkport Brewery, The Shipyard Shops, 8 Western Ave., Kennebunk Lower Village. FMI 967-1261.

 

Brick Store Museum Exhibits, open Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 4:30 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 1 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. "Seek the Light: The Photography of Rowland Williams," scenes from Kennebunk and beyond. "To Your Health: Examining the History of Modern Medicine," a look at disease and treatment over 200 years. "80 Years of Fashion at the Brick Store Museum," a collection of costumes from the 1890s to 1970s. Admission to exhibits: adults $7.50, seniors $6, family $20, free to members. FMI 985-4802 or brickstoremuseum.org.

 

 

See classic cars throughout

southern Maine all summer long.

Cargo Shop at the Church on the Cape, 3 Langsford Rd., Cape Porpoise. Clothing for the whole family, household items, white-elephant articles, linens collectibles, books and games. Open Tuesday and Thursday, 2 to 4 PM, April through November, and Saturday, 10 AM to noon, June through November.

 

Classic Cars Cruise-Ins, Sonny's Convenience Store, Middle Rd., Lyman, 5 PM, alternating Mondays, starting May 2; Bentley's Saloon, Rte. 1, Arundel, 5 PM, Tuesdays, starting May 10; TJ's Pizza, Rte. 1 (5 Corners), Biddeford, 5 PM, Thursdays, starting May 5; Blast From the Past Diner, 114 Sokokis Trail, East Waterboro, 5 PM, Fridays, starting May 13. 

 

Community Market, 9 AM to 2 PM, Waterhouse Center, Main St., Kennebunk. Continues most Saturdays through October 15. FMI 604-1313 or jcrocker@kennebunkmaine.us.

 

Cruisin' Nights, 5 PM to dusk, Tuesdays, Bentley's Saloon, Rte. 1, Arundel. No entry fee, discounted meals for all car owners, trophies, door prizes, raffles. Continues to September 20. FMI bentleysaloon.com.

Ever After Mustang Rescue, 463 West St., Biddeford, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and placing unwanted, neglected and abused mustangs brought to New England through the adopt-a-horse program. Volunteer training is held every Saturday morning between 9 AM and noon for anyone 15 years and older. Join us if you have 3 or more hours a week and would like to help care for these horses. Visitors welcome; call for hours at 207-284-7721.

 

 

Ever After Mustang Rescue

in Biddeford welcomes visitors

and donations.

Maine Coast Cycling Club offers weekly rides: road ride on Sundays at 8 AM and Tuesdays at 5:45 PM, Kennebunkport Bicycle Company, Arundel Rd., Kennebunkport. FMI www.mainecoastcycling.com.

 

Museums of Old York, features a complex of historical buildings, York St. (Rte. 1A and Lindsay Rd.), York Village, open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM, and Sunday, 1 to 5 PM, to Columbus Day. FMI www.oldyork.org.

 

Nature Programs, 10 AM, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Rte. 9, Wells. Program continues at 10 AM each Saturday through August 27. Free and open to the public. FMI 646-9226.

 

Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum, Firemen’s Park, corner of Shore Rd. and Cottage St., Ogunquit, open for viewing 24 hours a day. View the steam pumper and other fire memorabilia and memorials.

 

Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 10 AM to 5 PM, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Features exhibitions of works by Bernard Langlais and Patience E. Haley, May 1 to June 26. Bernard Karfiol, Henry Strater and works from the Barn Gallery Associates Wing, May 1 through October 30. FMI 646-4909 or www.ogunquitmuseum.org.

 

Pasco Exhibit Center, Kennebunkport Historical Society, 125-135 North St., Kennebunkport. Open year-round; Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 3 PM. Admission is $5; free for KHS members. FMI 207-967-2751.

 

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge,

in Wells, offers an easy one-mile walking

trail with views of woods and marshes.

 

Petanque Club, Old Orchard Beach, meets at the courts at Veteran's Memorial Park, on Heath St., across from the train station. Tuesdays at 2 PM; Fridays at 6 PM. New members always welcome. FMI call Joe Leprohon, 207-937-2015, or Bob Quinn, 207-934-2648.

 

Saco Bay Artists invites local artists to their meetings and workshops, held the second Monday with meetings alternating between noon and 6:30 PM at the Pines in Ocean Park. FMI www.sacobayartists.org

 

Saco Museum, 371 Main St. (Rte. 1), Saco. Features “Beneath the Surface,” an exhibition of regional artists who work in encaustic. Continues to May 28. Open noon to 4 PM, Tuesday through Thursday; noon to 8 PM, Friday on (free admission after 4); 10 AM to 4 PM, Saturday; noon to 4 PM, Sunday, from June through December. Admission: $5 for adults; $3, seniors and students and $2 for children (7 to 18) and free for 6 and under. FMI www.dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org.

 

Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock St., Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Restored houses, exhibits, historic landscapes and gardens and costumed role players. New exhibit "Game On! In the Pursuit of Play on Puddle Dock." Adults $20, children 5 to 17 years $10, family $50. Children under 5 and museum members, free. Open daily, May 1 to October 31 for self-guided visits, 10 AM to 5 PM. FMI 603-433-1100.

 

Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, seven miles of trails through fields, forests, marsh lands and coast; open daily 7 AM to dusk. Visitor Center open Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM; Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day: daily, 10 AM to 4 PM. Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Laudholm Farm Rd., off Rte. 1 north of Wells. FMI 207-646-1555. 

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