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August 2017

Introduction to Mosaics

August 22, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

This class has Sold Out. Join us for an introduction to mosaic design class with Roxanne Poulin. Students will acquire skills in using common glass tools, practice cutting and shaping glass, and arranging pieces aesthetically. By the end of the class, each student will have a completed 12" x 7" mosaic mirror which they may take home. All supplies and tools needed are included with the course. The cost is $35 for Woodlawn members/$45 non-members. Space is limited. Pre-registration is…

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Tuesday Golf Croquet

$10.00
August 22, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Golf Croquet

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

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Tea Time Tours

$13.50 - $16.50
August 23, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
Woodlawn Tea Time Tour

Enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea.

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Auto Wars on MDI – A History Lecture at Woodlawn

Free
August 23, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Raney Bench, Executive Director of the Seal Cove Auto Museum will present on the fascinating story of  Auto Wars on MDI.  Over one hundred years ago, two historic decisions were made that forever changed the nature of Mount Desert Island - the formation of Acadia National Park, and allowing cars on the Island. For 15 years a debate raged about whether to allow cars on MDI, pitting wealthy summer residents against locals. Summer residents wanted to preserve the rustic and…

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Colored Pencil Drawing Techniques

$46.50 - $56.50
August 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
Colored pencil

This class with artist John DelMastro, will focus on the technique of blending soft color pencils together to accomplish an almost” paint like” feel. This method has nothing to do with using watercolor pencils or adding any liquid substance to the medium nor is it working with pastels or charcoal. The class is designed to teach you how to draw out color from a pencil through a series of practical exercises. You will be sketching very simple objects, and learning…

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Tuesday Golf Croquet

$10.00
August 29, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Golf Croquet

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

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Tea Time Tours

$13.50 - $16.50
August 30, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
Woodlawn Tea Time Tour

Enjoy a personalized, staff led tour, a tasty selection of fresh baked cookies and of course, a cup of tea.

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Red Fox and Coyotes, Maine’s Wild Dogs – A Nature Program at Woodlawn

Free
August 30, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Discover how different these two common canines are from each other and what traits they share.

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September 2017

Big Lobster Croquet Festival (Tournament), September 5-10

$151.50 - $326.50
September 5 - September 10

Woodlawn is pleased to announce the 2017 Big Lobster Croquet Festival (Tournament) will be held Wednesday, September 6 through Sunday, September10. The tournament includes five days of spirited croquet play on the coast of Maine and is sponsored by the Woodlawn Croquet Program. Spectators are welcome. The 2017 Big Lobster Invitational Croquet Festival aka "the Big Lobster" includes a unique blend of six and nine wicket competition in various Downeast Maine settings, amazing views of Acadia National Park and delicious…

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River Otters, Playful Weasels? – A Nature Program at Woodlawn

Free
September 13, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Swimming in the sea, lakes and rivers, or sliding on the snow, otters are a delight to watch! Discover secrets of their family life, what's on otters' menu and why their lives look like just an otter day in paradise. Woodlawn’s nature programs, led by naturalist Lynn Havsall, are a fun learning experience open for all ages. Children under 12 to be accompanied by an adult. Nature programs are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.  Visit our donation…

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