Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair at Norlands

25 Jun 2016 11:00 AM | Anonymous member

A Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, in Livermore, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Festival features a craft fair with artisans demonstrating handmade craft and selling original artwork.  Admission to the craft fair is free.  Regular admission applies to all other activities. There are activities for all ages and all buildings will be open for tours. Ongoing activities for the day include horse-drawn hayrides, tours of the 1867 Washburn family mansion, blacksmithing demonstrations, lessons of the past and spelling bees in the one-room schoolhouse, artifact games and living history in the farmer’s cottage, special presentations, storytelling, and old-fashioned outdoor games such as hoops & graces and croquet. Children’s craft activities include making kites, bean bags, and handkerchief dolls.  Strawberry Shortcake for sale, made with homemade biscuits, local strawberries, and real whipped cream.

For an enchanted experience and to get inspired about life in 19th-century Maine and Livermore’s celebrated Washburn Family – visit the Norlands – where history comes to life!   

General admission is $10; $6 ages 12 and under; $25 family rate. FMI: 207-897-4366 or

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