Jul
17
Wed
TALK: The Rise of Island Tourism
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm

Evening lecture series : The Rise of Island Tourism

Keven Richardson will share his research on the earliest days of the Peaks Island tourist trade. Light refreshments to follow.

 

Jul
24
Wed
Peaks Island Music Association Concert – Annual Island Musicians Concert
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Peaks Island Music Association Concert – Annual Island Musicians Concert

This annual concert features the talents of a diverse lineup of island musicians, and is a fund-raiser for the Barbara Goelman Music Scholarship, awarded to an island resident who is pursuing their music education.

Jul
25
Thu
Party on the Porch – 1970’s party!!
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Party on the Porch - 1970's party!! @ Fifth Maine Museum

It’s time to party like it’s 1979! We’re throwing a porch party in celebration of our new exhibit, Peaks Island in the 1970s: Building a Community. So break out your suits – leisure, jump and otherwise – and get ready to boogie.

Jul
28
Sun
Pancake Breakfast
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Pancake Breakfast @ Fifth Maine Museum

Please join us for the first Pancake Breakfast of the 2019 season, part of the PeaksFest celebrations!

Pancakes, eggs, ham and more! including gluten-free pancakes.

Come and enjoy great food, great company, and a great view from the scenic porch of the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum. A perfect way to start a Sunday in Maine!

Adults $10, kids under twelve $6, kids under three eat free (cash, checks or credit cards accepted).

Jul
31
Wed
TALK: Early Peaks Islanders (1840-1900)
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Evening lecture series: Early Peaks Islanders (1840-1900)

Judy Richardson has spent seven years researching and documenting the backgrounds of some of the early Peaks Islanders. She will share the fascinating stories of the men and women who are featured in her book, Early Peaks Islanders (1840-1900). A light reception and book signing will follow.

Aug
7
Wed
Peaks Island Music Association Concert – Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Peaks Island Music Association Concert – Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings

The Peaks Island Music Association is bringing back a Peaks Island favorite: rockabilly sensation, fresh from Nashville: former Peaks Islander Sean Mencher and his Rhythm Kings, along with special guests fresh out of Nashville: Tina Simpson on fiddle, and singer-songwriter Ned Hill.  Come on out for a rockabilly good time!

Aug
11
Sun
Art on the Porch
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Art on the Porch @ Fifth Maine Museum

Browse the beautiful, handmade items for sale by 35 artists and craftsmen. This annual Fifth Maine Museum fundraiser also features hot food off the grill (hotdogs, hamburgers, and veggie dogs), a bake table groaning with yummy desserts and a 50/50 raffle – you could go home with more cash than you came with!

Aug
15
Thu
Annual membership meeting
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual membership meeting @ Fifth Maine Museum

Fifth Maine Museum members are cordially invited to our annual meeting. After a casual dinner, we’ll get an update on current operations and future plans from the Fifth Maine Museum officers.

Not a member?  Sign up today — members are the life-blood of our organization.

Evening Lecture – “Restoration of Halfway Rock” by Ford Reiche
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Lecture - "Restoration of Halfway Rock" by Ford Reiche

In 2014, Ford Reiche purchased the Halfway Rock Light Station (built in1871). Ford will share the story of his three year restoration project that was the subject of a recent book and documentary on the DIY and Discovery channels. Admission is free and open to the public.

Aug
25
Sun
Pancake Breakfast
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Pancake Breakfast @ Fifth Maine Museum

Please join us for the first Pancake Breakfast of the 2019 season, part of the PeaksFest celebrations!

Pancakes, eggs, ham and more! including gluten-free pancakes.

Come and enjoy great food, great company, and a great view from the scenic porch of the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum. A perfect way to start a Sunday in Maine!

Adults $10, kids under twelve $6, kids under three eat free (cash, checks or credit cards accepted).