Programs & Events

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

Featured Events  

At Home in the Victorian Era
June 28th - November 9th
Public opening June 27th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

"At Home in the Victorian Era" offers a peek into the Victorian home using period furnishings, textiles, and bric-a-brac from the Saco Museum's collection. From entry hall to parlor to dining room, from sitting room to kitchen to bedroom, six room vignettes provide fascinating insights about 19th-century daily domestic life and the power of the ideas that defined the "happy household."
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Dyer Community Gallery
NATURE ARTIST - Royce W. Stevens
Dyer Community Gallery
July 1 --July 31

Royce W. Stevens, born in Waterville in 1949, started drawing at the young age of five. Drawing and painting images from nature has been his primary focus since childhood. In recent years Stevens has tried his hand at carving, first ducks and then fish, taking first prize in multiple competitions. A variety of Royce Stevens's art is on exhibit in the Dyer Community Gallery at the Dyer Library through the month of July.
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Cursive and Calligraphy
Cursive and Calligraphy
July 31st, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Curling letters and beautiful script! How did people write so beautifully back then? Join us for this two hour workshop where we will learn the calligraphic alphabet,practice writing with pen and ink and explore historic documents written in perfect penmanship. Children ages 10 - 15. Registration required: zoebthomas@sacomuseum.org


Marionette Theatre
Marionette Theatre
July 24th, 10a.m.-2p.m.

Bring a 19th century fairytale to life though marionette theatre. Build your elaborate character, create a theatre and rehearse your group's fairy tale. Perform your miniature play for parents and friends in the Deering Room at the end of the day. Ages 8-12 Registration required: zoebthomas@sacomuseum.org


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