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  • Zentangle Drawing: Beyond the Basics
    July 31, 2015

    This class is a follow up to the “Introduction to Zentangle” classes on June 19 or July 7.  Certified Zentangle Teacher Jenny Perruzzi will introduce...

  • Golf Croquet
    August 04, 2015

    The public is invited to play 6 wicket, golf croquet on Tuesday afternoons, May - October.  $10 per week for non croquet members. Equipment is...

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Introduction To Zentangle Drawing (9:30 am - 12:30 - noon)

Learn the basics of this fun and easy art form with Jenny Perruzzi.   Zentangle is a drawing method for creating beautiful images using structured patterns, one stroke at a time.  It is easy to learn, easy to do, and is enjoyed by a wide range of ages and skill levels.  Zentangle is a mindful, relaxing practice that improves focus and inspires.  If you can draw a line, a curve and a circle, you can tangle!  The cost for the class is $35 for Woodlawn museum/$45 for non-members and includes a Mini Zentangle Kit.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Jenny Perruzzi is a Certified Zentangle Teacher from Mt. Desert Island.  An avid crafter, Jenny discovered Zentangle in 2012 and has been tangling ever since.

Registration for this program closes on July 1st.  Sign up by June 7th and save $5 on the program fee.




Golf Croquet (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The public is invited to play 6 wicket, golf croquet on Tuesday afternoons, May - October.  $10 per week for non croquet members. Equipment is provided if needed. No experience needed.




Bald Eagles: Nature Of Our National Bird (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

A Nature Program at Woodlawn
Discover the secrets of our national bird.  Magnificent, large, and imposing, our emblematic Bald Eagle has many unusual qualities.  Young ones are bigger than adults, mighty eagles give squeaky little calls and Ben Franklin considered them thieves.  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.  Please call Woodlawn at 667-8671 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to reserve a seat.




Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Tea Time Tours (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Tea Time Tour goers will enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea on the lawn weather permitting and in the Sleigh Barn on rainy days.

Woodlawn returns to serving tea in the manner in which Mrs. Eliason, the last caretaker for the Black Family started the tradition.  She loved to bake and share stories of her beloved Black House and members of the Black family. She would give a lively tour of the house and then serve her guests tea and cookies on the lawn adjacent to the formal garden. One of her specialties was the “Black House Cookie. This historic recipe among others will be used by Flexit Cafe and Bakery in downtown Ellsworth for one of the cookie selections each week.

Tea Time Tours are $12 for Woodlawn members/$15 for non-members.  Space is limited. First come, first served. Your RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Call (207) 667-8671 for details.




Saturday, July 11, 2015
Perspective Drawing With David Paterson (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Have your drawings leap off the paper into the room!  Learn the techniques that fool the mind into seeing depth and space.  Using your pencil, ruler, and a little imagination, come and have fun with these great techniques that were first developed in the Renaissance.  Weather permitting, the class will be held outside using Woodlawn Museum as a model.  No experience is necessary.  The cost for the one day class is $65 for Woodlawn members/$75 for non-members.  Students are asked to bring a couple of #2 pencils, a drawing pad (8.5” x 11” works well), and lunch.  Don’t forget a hat and sunscreen if held outside.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it David Paterson is an Art Educator trained at the University of Maine in Orono.  He has taught in many different public schools and most recently in the Bangor Area Adult education program.

Registration for this program closes on July 2nd.  Sign up by June 11 and save $5 off the program fee.




Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Finger Painting For Grown-ups! (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Let your fingers do the painting in this workshop with artist Helen Douglas.  In this class, you will be provided with all the materials needed to create a beautiful painting using only your fingers.  Whether you consider yourself an artist or unable to even draw a straight line, come discover your creative self as Helen leads you in this fun and entertaining class.  The cost for the class is $45 for Woodlawn members/$55 for non-members.  Bring a bag lunch.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Registration for this program closes on July 7th.  Sign up by June 14th and save $5 on the program fee.




Golf Croquet (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The public is invited to play 6 wicket, golf croquet on Tuesday afternoons, May - October.  $10 per week for non croquet members. Equipment is provided if needed. No experience needed.




Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Tea Time Tours (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Tea Time Tour goers will enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea on the lawn weather permitting and in the Sleigh Barn on rainy days.

Woodlawn returns to serving tea in the manner in which Mrs. Eliason, the last caretaker for the Black Family started the tradition.  She loved to bake and share stories of her beloved Black House and members of the Black family. She would give a lively tour of the house and then serve her guests tea and cookies on the lawn adjacent to the formal garden. One of her specialties was the “Black House Cookie. This historic recipe among others will be used by Flexit Cafe and Bakery in downtown Ellsworth for one of the cookie selections each week.

Tea Time Tours are $12 for Woodlawn members/$15 for non-members.  Space is limited. First come, first served. Your RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Call (207) 667-8671 for details.




Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Golf Croquet (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The public is invited to play 6 wicket, golf croquet on Tuesday afternoons, May - October.  $10 per week for non croquet members. Equipment is provided if needed. No experience needed.




Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Tea Time Tours (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Tea Time Tour goers will enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea on the lawn weather permitting and in the Sleigh Barn on rainy days.

Woodlawn returns to serving tea in the manner in which Mrs. Eliason, the last caretaker for the Black Family started the tradition.  She loved to bake and share stories of her beloved Black House and members of the Black family. She would give a lively tour of the house and then serve her guests tea and cookies on the lawn adjacent to the formal garden. One of her specialties was the “Black House Cookie. This historic recipe among others will be used by Flexit Cafe and Bakery in downtown Ellsworth for one of the cookie selections each week.

Tea Time Tours are $12 for Woodlawn members/$15 for non-members.  Space is limited. First come, first served. Your RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Call (207) 667-8671 for details.




Saturday, July 25, 2015
Make A Framed Flower Pendant - Precious Metal Clay Workshop® (9:30 am - 3:30 pm)

This is your chance to try PMC (Precious Metal Clay®) and make a beautiful pendant.  Led by artist Lisa Salsbury, participants will make a frame pendant from PMC and encase a dried flower in resin.  Students will leave the class with a finished and ready to wear pendant.  No metal clay experience is necessary for this class.  All materials will be provided, including a choice of dried flowers or students may bring their own dried flowers (small - one-half inch or less). PMC is a clay consisting of microscopic silver particles in a binder that when fired at a high temperature, burns away and leaves a pure silver piece. The cost for the workshop is $80 for Woodlawn members/$90 for non-members and includes all material.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Bring a bag lunch.  Lisa has been making jewelry as Willow and Me. Jewelry for several years and specifically with PMC since 2006. She is a frequent exhibitor at art shows.

Registration for this program closes on July 18.  Sign up by June 25th and save $5 off the program fee.




Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Lacemaking: Tatting With A Shuttle And Ball (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

If you've been longing to learn shuttle tatting or are looking for a new craft that's fun and portable, this is the class for you. Susannah Fisher of The Whimsical Rustic will patiently guide you through the tricky parts and send you on your way to creating tatted embellishments for quilts, paper crafts and more. You'll learn the basic double stitch, how to create lace patterns with chains, rings and picots and how to avoid or fix common mistakes. Susannah shares pattern-reading skills and tips on finding vintage patterns. Participants will have the chance to see Woodlawn’s collection of lace pieces. The cost for the workshop is $95 for Woodlawn members/$105 for non-members.  Materials and equipment are included.  Students need only to bring scissors, note taking supplies, and a bag lunch.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it There is a July 14 deadline to register to allow time to order the material.

Susannah Fisher is a fiber artist, bookbinder and grant writer. She has worked in conservation labs restoring and repairing books, works of art on paper, and textiles (including lace) in museums, university libraries, and private practice.  She currently teaches crafts, runs a small cottage-industry studio, and manages a grant-seeking program at an area non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.thewhimsicalrustic.com.

Registration for this workshop closes on July 14th.  Sign up by June 28th and save $5 off the program fee.




Golf Croquet (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The public is invited to play 6 wicket, golf croquet on Tuesday afternoons, May - October.  $10 per week for non croquet members. Equipment is provided if needed. No experience needed.




Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tea Time Tours (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Tea Time Tour goers will enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea on the lawn weather permitting and in the Sleigh Barn on rainy days.

Woodlawn returns to serving tea in the manner in which Mrs. Eliason, the last caretaker for the Black Family started the tradition.  She loved to bake and share stories of her beloved Black House and members of the Black family. She would give a lively tour of the house and then serve her guests tea and cookies on the lawn adjacent to the formal garden. One of her specialties was the “Black House Cookie. This historic recipe among others will be used by Flexit Cafe and Bakery in downtown Ellsworth for one of the cookie selections each week.

Tea Time Tours are $12 for Woodlawn members/$15 for non-members.  Space is limited. First come, first served. Your RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Call (207) 667-8671 for details.




Friday, July 31, 2015
Zentangle Drawing: Beyond The Basics (9:30 am - 12:00 - noon)

This class is a follow up to the “Introduction to Zentangle” classes on June 19 or July 7.  Certified Zentangle Teacher Jenny Perruzzi will introduce more tangles and different media while working on a round tile, called a Zendala, as well as a colored tile – either black or tan.  Participants are asked to bring their basic supplies (black pen, pencil, tortillion).  All new materials will be provided.  The cost is $35 for Woodlawn members/$45 for non-members.  As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling Woodlawn at 667-8671 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Registration for this program closes on July 24th.  Sign up by June 30th and save $5 on the program fee.




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