2020 “Open for the Season” SCHEDULE
Fiddlers and Fiddlehead Fest
Saturday, May May 16, 2020 10:00-5:00
This year’s 7th annual Patten Lumbermen’s Museum Fiddlers and Fiddlehead Fest will feature Belfast Bay Fiddlers as well as other talented musicians to include Katahdin School Band, Hannah Boone, Belfast Bay Fiddlers, Erica Qualey, Dave Putnam, Jeff Hamm with Katahdin Country Band, Hope Rowan, Donna Chase and friends.
From 4:00pm-5:00pm, a combined jam session of all interested musicians will conclude the day’s events. Come join us for a community fun-filled family day to welcome spring to northern Maine.
Silent Auction proceeds and donations will benefit the Patten Lumbermen’s Museum Endowment Fund.
Our Children’s area will include period games such as the Tug of War and Giant Slingshot sponsored by the Katahdin Outdoor Education and Katahdin After school Program.
Local Non-Profits Organizations provide food options including Fiddlehead Quiche, Chowders, fried fiddleheads, homemade pies , locally made ice cream topped with Maple Syrup, Beans and dogs, and much more.
Many Katahdin Region Artisans will present their unique arts and crafts for sale.
This is a great Community event to get everyone out after the long winter with live music, food , arts and crafts and educational information.
Many thanks to this year’s sponsors who include Emera , Katahdin Valley Health Center , Katahdin Trust , Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters, and Case Professional Resources LLC as well as our many Friends of the Museum, musicians and our volunteers!
Friday, May 22, 2020
Sunday, June 21, 2020Father’s Day: Free admission for all dads!
Saturday, June 27, 2020 Patten Academy Alumni Dinner
Friday, August 7th, 2020
Come by the Museum at noon on Friday, August 9th to watch the process of preparing the pots of beans for the bean Dinner. The men will be build the fires in the bean holes, hang the pots of beans over the fire to parboil, season the beans and finally place them on the bed of coals and cover them for their overnight baking.
Saturday, August 8th, 2020