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  • Collage: Make a Mothers’ Day Card
    May 07, 2016

    Make this Mother’s Day extra special for your mom with a handmade card that you created just for her. Join us in making festive cards while...

  • Celebrate Mother's Day at Woodlawn
    May 08, 2016

    A special community event at Woodlawn is planned in celebration of Mother’s Day.  All mothers receive free admission to the museum. The Seal Cove...

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Sunday, May 01, 2016
The Black House Opens For The Season (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Black House is open for tours (Self-guided audio tours) May and October Tues.-Sun. 1-4; June-Sept. Tues.-Sat. 10-5 & Sun. 1-4  Admission: Adults $10, Children $3. Public park open year round, dawn to dusk, free of charge.  Walking trails, picnic tables and bathroom.




Saturday, May 07, 2016
Collage: Make A Mothers’ Day Card (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Make this Mother’s Day extra special for your mom with a handmade card that you created just for her. Join us in making festive cards while learning the collage technique. Participants will be using all sorts of ornate papers, crayons, watercolor and metallic paints to make their cards. Participants will explore the technique of layering a variety of colored papers and materials, some of which will be painted in class. The cost for the workshop is $45 for Woodlawn members/$55 for non-members and includes all materials. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671.




Sunday, May 08, 2016
Celebrate Mother's Day At Woodlawn (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

A special community event at Woodlawn is planned in celebration of Mother’s Day.  All mothers receive free admission to the museum. The Seal Cove Auto Museum returns to Woodlawn for a second year with its 1921 Mercer (weather permitting) giving rides, free of charge during the museum’s regular hours, 1-4pm.  Families are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy Woodlawn’s public park and walking trails. Don't forget to pack a kite if it is a windy day as Woodlawn's front lawn provides a perfect spot for flying!




Saturday, May 14, 2016
The Legacy Of Helen & Scott Nearing, Icons Of The Modern Homesteading (11:00 am - 12:00 - noon)

Woodlawn, in collaboration with the University of Maine Cooperation Extension Master Gardener Program, presents Warren Berkowitz, manager of the Good Life Center, a nonprofit organization that promotes the legacy of the Nearings and maintains their last homestead in Harborside, Maine, will lead a discussion of the importance of the Nearing’s legacy and their contribution to the organic gardening movement, as well as their social activism, economic justice work, and vegetarianism. The presentation and discussion will include a slide show, some video clips of the Nearings, and a review of the mission and educational programming of the Good Life Center. The program is free and open to the public. Donations, however, are greatly appreciated. Please call Woodlawn at 667-8671 or email [email protected] to reserve a seat.




Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Spring Wildflowers Of Maine, A Nature Program At Woodlawn (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Delicate bluets, magenta Rhodora and spectacular orchids; learn the secrets of spring flowers, how they attract pollinators, natural history tidbits, wildflower folklore and where to look for them. Woodlawn’s nature programs, led by naturalist Lynn Havsall, are a fun learning experience open for all ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Nature programs are free and open to the public. Donations, however, are greatly appreciated. Call Woodlawn at 667-8671 or email [email protected] to reserve a seat.




Saturday, May 21, 2016
Metal Jewelry Workshop (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Learn the basics of creating metal jewelry with artist Amanda Coburn using brass and copper.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn to hammer, texture, bend, rivet, anneal, polish, and more.  The cost for the workshop is $50 for Woodlawn members/$60 for non-members and includes all materials.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail [email protected]

Amanda has taught private metalsmithing lessons in her home studio and artisan workshops for several years.  She is the co-owner of Maine, Jewelry & Art in Bangor, Maine.




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Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park
P.O. Box 1478  •  Rte. 172  •  Ellsworth, Maine 04605  •  (207) 667-8671