***2021 Maine Forestry Museum Schedule of Events for our 40th Season***
Tuesday, June 15th – The Museum will be holding its Opening Celebration from 5:00-7:00 pm. Please drop by if you can and enjoy light refreshments & conversation. Come tour the museum and find out our Big plans for 2021!
Wednesday, June 16th – The Museum opens its doors from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Wed. – Sun.) for the 2021 season. We are following all COVID guidelines. It is recommended that anyone not vaccinated wear a mask indoors.
Sunday, July 4th-CLOSED
Friday, July 16th – Join us at the Museum for the 40th Annual Logging Festival enjoy Museum displays, artists, crafters & vendors, burying of the beans for the Bean Hole Dinner to be served on Saturday of the Festival and much more….. The Festival runs from 10 am – 4 pm on Friday. Friday night starting at 6:30 pm at the Rangeley Inn will be our 36th Annual Little Mr. & Miss Woodchip competition with Cloggers, Live Music, refreshments and more. All 6-8 year old boys and girls are invited to participate in the Woodchip event. Prizes for all contestants. Contact Liz at 917-836-1632 to register and find out more.
Saturday, July 17th – The Museum will be holding the 40th Annual Logging Festival & Parade, the Parade starts at 10 am on Main St. in Rangeley, with the Logging Festival at the Museum after the parade. The Festival runs from 11 am – 4 pm on Saturday. The Logging Festival will include the Lumberjack and Lumberjill Competitions, our Famous Bean Hole Dinner, Museum displays, artists, crafters & vendors, children’s activities, chainsaw carving demonstrations and more……
Friday, July 30th thru Friday, August 13 – The Museum will be holding its Annual Benefit Auction ONLINE ONLY. Click HERE to access the auction.
Fall Hours – Our fall hours starting September 9th are Thursday to Sunday 11 am – 4 pm.
Sunday, September 19th– The Museum will hold its Annual Meeting and Elections at 4 pm, refreshments will be served. We invite all members to come and hear what our plans are for the future and to vote on any open board seats. We also encourage the general public to come and join us!
Saturday, October 2nd – 29th Annual Apple Harvest Festival, located at The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street, Rangeley. The Festival runs from 9 am – 3 pm. “Lumberjack Breakfast” starts at 9 am and runs until we sell-out. Free Children’s Pumpkin Activity Center, balloon animals, apple pressing (bring your own container), chainsaw carving demos, outdoor logging displays, artists, crafters, vendors, farmers market and more! This coincides with the Rangeley Oktoberfest so there will be a lot going on in town! The Museum is closed on this date.
Highlights from the Maine Forestry Museum Logging Festival