Programs & Events

All programs and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.

Featured Events  

Yard Sale Fundraiser
Saturday, June 27

Come one, come all to the third annual colossal yard sale at the Dyer Library/Saco Museum from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. All proceeds of the yard sale benefit the programs offered at the Dyer Library/Saco Museum year round. Downtown Saco will be busy that day, with the Sidewalk Art Festival and a variety of other activities, come join in the fun!
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Community Gallery Art Opening with Concert
Community Gallery Art Opening with Concert
June 2 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Joins us for the opening of a photographic art exhibit in the Dyer Community Gallery. Enjoy a free concert from 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. performed by the Saco Bay Chamber Ensemble, followed by a reception from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.


"The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow"
"The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow"
June 27, 11 a.m.
"The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow" performed by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers. This brilliant trio of siblings from Bar Harbor present this comedic version of the classic Washington Irving tale on 6/27 at 11am in the CK Burns gym. Free for children and their families.


"Industry and Virtue Joined": Schoolgirl Needlework of Northern New England
May 9 - October 4, 2015
Public Opening May 8th 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

After the Saco Museum's successful 2013 sampler exhibit, "I My Needle Ply With Skill," and the book by the same title, the museum has been recognized as an important repository for and center of scholarship on northern New England samplers and silk embroideries. This spring and summer the museum offers a second exhibit on schoolgirl needlework, with extensively researched and documented samplers and silk embroideries from Maine and New Hampshire. Don't miss this chance to see never before exhibited samplers from the tail end of the 18th century through the mid 19th century and learn about the female academies in which they were created.



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