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Page Farm and Home Museum

12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
581-4100

November 2014

Wreathmaking Workshops

November 29, 2014 @ 11:00 am - December 4, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join us a we host our annual wreathmaking workshops to make your own thick, lush, double-sided holiday wreath--complete with all the trimmings and decoration! This year's workshops will take place during the following dates and times:   Saturday, November 29th 11AM-1PM 3PM-5PM Tuesday, December 2nd 5PM-7PM Thursday, December 4th 6PM-8PM   Whether you are a first time wreathmaker, or a seasoned professional, these workshops are a fantastic way to showcase your creativity, holiday spirit, and engage in a beloved seasonal…

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February 2015

Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

February 12, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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March 2015

Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 10, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 12, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 17, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 24, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series

March 31, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Spring Break
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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2/12: Sara Lyons on School gardens 2/17:  Jon Corey on Seed potatoes 2/17:  Sarah Nason on Medicinal plants 2/19:  Parris Avery on Aquaponics 2/19:  Margaret McCollough on High tunnel production 2/24:  Erin Smith on Wiki plant site 2/24:  Patrick Conrad on Mulches 2/26:  Alexis Mantis on Seed saving 2/26: Dillan Cohen on Houseplants 3/17:  Thomas Macy on Microgreens 3/17:  Patrick Vaillancourt  tba 3/19:  Luke Palsson on Hydroponic green production 3/19:  Lindy Morgan on Wild edibles 3/24:  Kevin Wellington on Carnivorous plants…

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November 2015

Wreathmaking Workshop

November 28, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$18

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 11-1 and again 2-4; Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Zach Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to…

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December 2015

Wreathmaking Workshop

December 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$18

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 11-1 and again 2-4; Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Zach Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

December 2, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$18

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 11-1 and again 2-4; Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Zach Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

December 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$18

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 11-1 and again 2-4; Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 5-7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Zach Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to…

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January 2016

January 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 24, 2016

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$45 – $70

We are excited to offer Sue Watson's 2-day locker-hooking class, which will take place at the Museum on Sat-Sun January 23-24, from 10-4 each day. We are determined to keep this very affordable! Materials and tools for a pillow-sized project will cost about $35; the additional participant registration fee to cover Sue's time and travel will depend on the number who are coming -- reg could be as accessible as $20-35 per person if we get enough folks confirmed. IF YOU…

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January 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 24, 2016

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$45 – $70

We are excited to offer Sue Watson's 2-day locker-hooking class, which will take place at the Museum on Sat-Sun January 23-24, from 10-4 each day. We are determined to keep this very affordable! Materials and tools for a pillow-sized project will cost about $35; the additional participant registration fee to cover Sue's time and travel will depend on the number who are coming -- reg could be as accessible as $20-35 per person if we get enough folks confirmed. IF YOU…

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February 2016

Environmental Horticulture Spring Lecture Series

February 2, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - March 22, 2016 @ 1:45 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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PSE 430 Environmental Horticulture Lecture Series Feb and Mar 2016 This is a free series of programs offered by students in the PSE430 Environmental Horticulture course under the direction of Associate Professor, and Museum Board member, Marianne Sarrantonio. Programs investigate topics of interest and concern to property owners of Maine.   Tues. & Thurs. at 12:30-1:45:   2/2-3/22 SPEAKER Date Topic  Ashley Anderson 2/2 Animal Agriculture  Phil Buchstaber 2/4 Tree Pruning Techniques  Eric Venturini (Guest        Lecture) 2/09 Plant Pollinators  Sage McClain…

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October 2017

Tucking in Your Garden for Winter

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join horticulture specialist Lois Stack to learn tips and techniques for evaluating conditions in your garden site and preparing wisely for next year's growing season.  Come with your questions about soil characteristics, weed control, overwintering pests, and favorite crops!

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November 2017

Brownie the Outlaw: Browntail Moth Research in Maine

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Randy Alford Memorial Presentation "Brownie the Outlaw" was the title Dr. Edith Marion Patch gave more than a century ago to her story about the Browntail Moth caterpillar whose voracious appetite and toxic hairs were plaguing Maine residents at the time.  The insect has made a reappearance in Maine and seems to be working its way north, defoliating trees and irritating humans' sensitive skin as it goes.  Join University of Maine Entomology Professor Eleanor Groden and Forest Entomologist Charlene…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11-1 and again 5-7; Tuesday, Nov 28, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, James Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to take home a decorative wreath…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11-1 and again 5-7; Tuesday, Nov 28, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, James Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to take home a decorative wreath…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11-1 and again 5-7; Tuesday, Nov 28, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, James Smith and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction necessary to take home a decorative wreath…

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March 2018

Ticks and Mosquitoes: What We Know about the Ecology and Management of Vector-borne Disease in Maine

March 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Itching to learn about tiny creatures that cause big problems?  Join Vector Biologist and University of Maine Assistant Professor Allison Gardner to find out about current research on the ways ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests affect humans and wildlife throughout our state.   This is a Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch Forum.

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October 2018

Dr. Edith Marion Patch Exhibit Opening Reception

October 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join the Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch to celebrate the opening of the Dr. Edith Marion Patch Exhibit.  Edith Marion Patch was the first woman scientist employed by the University of Maine. She arrived in Orono in 1903 to start the entomology department at the Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, but had to work for a year before the board would approve her salary. Some, it seemed, had doubts as to whether a woman could do the job! Edith Patch proved…

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March 2019

The Bee Whisperer

March 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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March 23 from 11:00-3:00 is the date/time of our next “Fourth Saturday” gathering.  We don’t have a formal fiber program planned, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be learning anything:  Jennifer Lund, Maine’s State Apiarist, will be presenting a program on Bees of Maine beginning at 1:00pm.  As we spin, knit, quilt, or otherwise fiber-ize  we’ll learn about the many types of bees native to Maine, discover interesting things about their biology and behavior, find out about factors contributing to…

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June 2019

Third Annual Summer Fine Art Drawing Workshop with Carolyn Wallace-Zani

June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Once again, you will be able to create your own original artwork at the Third Annual Summer 2019 Fine Art Drawing Workshop for adults (18+) at the Page Farm And Home Museum on the University of Maine campus in Orono. Students will have an opportunity to visit the Museum’s beautiful Heirloom Herb and Vegetable Gardens too. Come join your fellow artists sketching and drawing the artifacts and flora of the Museum’s collections. Classes are held indoors in their three-story, post and beam…

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Third Annual Summer 2019 Fine Art Watercolor Workshop with Carolyn Wallace-Zani

June 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Once again, you will be able to create your own original artwork at the Third Annual Summer 2019 Fine Art Watercolor Workshop for adults (18+) at the Page Farm And Home Museum on the University of Maine campus in Orono. Students will have an opportunity to visit the Museum’s beautiful Heirloom Herb and Vegetable Gardens too. Come join your fellow artists painting the artifacts and the flora of the Museum’s collections. Classes are held indoors in their three-story, post and beam barn…

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Pop-Up-Program: Do & Discover

June 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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  Congratulations, Orange Group, you have successfully bartered the bag of corn for a supply of wool and have found your next clue: Big ones and little ones—but these do not roll. Over their roundness travel flax and wool. Close by, a yarn winder measures the yarn To keep it from tangling and sighs of "Oh, darn!"   Join us for a super fun-ducational quest throughout the Museum.   Cipher the riddles to navigate through the exhibits, participate in Challenge Activites,…

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August 2019

Going Green with Dryer Balls

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$6

Stop using toxic dryer sheets and start using your own hand-made, natural, non-toxic dryer balls. Why? 1) Dryer balls reduce drying time by 25% and help clothes dry more efficiently which saves energy and money. 2) Dryer balls replace both dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener. 3) Dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener can cause ezcema, and coat your clothing with chemicals.  Wool dryer balls are an all-natural, chemical-free alternative. 4)  Dryer balls fluff up your down items, such as…

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October 2019

Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Page Farm and Home Museum

October 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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“The Quilt Cupboard” Exhibition Opening Reception

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Page Farm and Home Museum will be celebrating the opening of its “The Quilt Cupboard” exhibit with a reception on Saturday, October 26, at 1:00 p.m.  The exhibit features examples from the Museum’s lovely collection of heritage quilts that have been donated over the years by Maine families, and that are being displayed now for the very first time.  Whether created to keep a loved one warm, to make a decorative impact, to bid farewell to departing friends, or…

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November 2019

Great Fall Potato Sale

November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Great Fall Potato Sale is on at the Page Farm and Home Museum!   This year's US#1 potato selections include: Norland red Pontiac red Chieftain red Kennebec white Norwis white Reba white Katahdin white Green Mountain Yukon Gold/Lehigh Gold Caribou Russet Prices are $13 for a 50lb bag; $7 for a 20lb bag.  Caribou Russets cost $15 for 50lb and $8 for 20lb. Our potatoes are grown on a family owned and operated farm in Dover-Foxcroft, ME.  The Museum receives a…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on  Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11-1 and again 3-5; Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Reilly Romanoski and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on  Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11-1 and again 3-5; Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Reilly Romanoski and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

November 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on  Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11-1 and again 3-5; Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Reilly Romanoski and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction…

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December 2019

Wreathmaking Workshop

December 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on  Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11-1 and again 3-5; Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Reilly Romanoski and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction…

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Wreathmaking Workshop

December 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$20

The annual wreath-making workshops will be held this year on  Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11-1 and again 3-5; Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.; Tuesday, December 3, from 5-7 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on start to the holiday season. Local wreath-wrapper, Reilly Romanoski and Museum Director, Patricia Henner, who has been conducting wreath workshops at the museum for over 10 years, will offer both novice and expert wreath-makers the materials and instruction…

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Ye Olde Holiday Shoppe

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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free

Join us for our annual Ye Olde Holiday Shoppe, Saturday, December 7th from 10:00AM-4:00PM and share in the spirit of the holiday season. Each year the Page Farm and Home Museum features over 20 local crafters and artisans showcasing a broad variety of handmade items  including  knitting, jewelry making, woodworking,  felting,  fine chocolates, hand-wrapped wreaths, and much more! Join us in supporting our local artists as well as tackle a bit of that holiday shopping! This event is free and open to the…

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January 2020

St. Distaff’s Day

January 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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St. Distaff's Day is traditionally held in January, the day after the feast of the Epiphany, one of many unoffical holidays in Catholic nations.   The distaff used in spinning was the medieval symbol of women's work.  The day, which was also known as Roc Day (referring to another name for either the distaff or the spindle) indicated that this was the end of the Christmas festivities and the return to the normality of spinning whenever there was a spare moment.  Women of…

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March 2020

Maine Maple Sunday

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Page Farm and Home Museum, 12 Portage Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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This event has been cancelled.  We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and following the guidance of the University of Maine President's Office, local health officials and the CDC. Maine Maple Sunday® is a long standing tradition where Maine’s Maple producers open their doors to their sweet operations for a day of educational demonstrations, sugarbush tours, fun family activities and samplings of syrup and other great maple products. At 1:00 PM, the Page Farm and Home Museum will show the…

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