Woodlawn offers a number of exciting events throughout the year. Annual favorites include the Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn, Christmas at Woodlawn and the Woodlawn Croquet Tournaments. Seasonally, special events that showcase an interesting historical perspective or topic of local interest are added.
Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn
The Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn is in its 15th year this summer and similar to the treasures in the Black Family’s home, the Show highlights an eclectic collection of the finest antiques in America. From the very traditional, colonial and international collections to the decor of the mid-century, you can find furniture, paintings, rugs, jewelry and books that appeal to both collectors and novice buyers alike. Thirty dealers from Maine, across the United States and England will be joining us this year for the Show which runs Thursday through Saturday and begins with the festive Opening Night Party Wednesday evening.
Christmas at Woodlawn December 1 - 23
In December, experience the splendor of Christmas at Woodlawn. Tour the Black House and see the festive decorations while hearing a special audio tour on the history of Christmas at Woodlawn and in New England. Enjoy an elegant Holiday High Tea and browse our gift shop for an array of fine ornaments and gifts.
Woodlawn Croquet Tournaments
The Woodlawn Croquet Players hold several popular tournaments annually. The Woodlawn Invitational Croquet Tournament held in June, is a six wicket USCA sanctioned tournament with three days of block play. In September, the Woodlawn Big Lobster Tournament offering five days of spirited croquet play on the coast of Maine that includes a unique blend of six and nine wicket competition on several different courts in the area. The tournaments routinely draw players from around the country and Canada for this tournament. In 2019, the Woodlawn Big Lobster Tournament will be held September 3rd, (opening reception) – September 8th. Spectators are welcome.