March 28 - Maine Maple Sunday
Instead of our traditional breakfast event we will offer
contact-free sales of Norlands own Maple Syrup and Pancake Mix.
On-line orders taken during the week preceding event date.
Cancelled - June 26 - Strawberry Festival - Cancelled
A celebration of the season with Strawberry Shortcake, Music, Vendors & more!
August 13 - Kerck Kelsey Research Room Dedication
Ceremony in the Library
Join us for a tribute to Albert (Kerck) Kelsey a sixth-generation descendant of Israel Washburn through son Cadwallader. Using the Washburn Memorial Library resources, he researched and wrote three histories of the Washburn family. Tour the Washburn Memorial Library and come see the renovations made to the Norlands’ archive.
September 11 - Pie and Arts Festival
A seasonal celebration of Pies, Pies, Pies - Oh My!
October 9 & 10 - Rally for Norlands
Maine's largest Civil War Living History Weekend
Hands-on history activities are for all ages.
Visit civilian and infantry encampments, enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, blacksmithing demonstrations, one-room schoolhouse programs, tours of the Washburn family mansion, storytelling, a gala country dance, and more.
This family-friendly event is co-sponsored by the
3rd Maine Company A & 15th Alabama Company G
November 13 & 14 - Norlands Historical Thanksgiving
Learn to prepare an historical Thanksgiving dinner
based on the Washburn journals menu
with Sandy Oliver, food historian.
December 11 - Christmas at Norlands
The health and safety of our volunteers, visitors and staff is of primary importance to us.
All 2021 events may be modified or cancelled in accordance with any emerging CDC or state guidelines.