This year, our programs have a common theme – Outdoor Recreation – Then & Now.
We plan to hold all of these talks in our meeting room.
Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 p.m. – 90th Anniversary of the Norway Country Club. 2019 is the 90th year of the Norway Country Club, and you are invited to come hear Stuart Goodwin recount that 90 year history. You are especially invited if you are or have ever been a member of the Country Club. We would love to hear your stories. Please join us.
Saturday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – The Marigold Tea Room. Our annual fundraising event during the Norway Music and Arts Festival. Pie, ice cream and iced tea (and a place to sit and rest). Buy a piece of homemade pie to benefit the museum and historical society.
Tuesday, July 23 7:00 p.m. – A Variety of Summer Camps. A historical overview of Norway camps, including the Panama Canal Boy Scout Camp, Camp Cinnamon, Shepard’s Camps and Bass Island Camp.
Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 p.m. – Our Parks, Our Public Areas. The history of Pennesseewassee Park, Witherell Park and Ordway Grove.
Saturday, September 28 will be this year’s annual Norway History Trolley Tour. There will be four tours: 9:00 and 10:30 a.m., Noon and 1:30 p.m. Join Sue Denison on a trip through Northwest Norway to talk about two rural cemeteries and their neighborhoods. Tickets will be $10 and will be available at The Tribune around the first of September.
2018 Norway History Trolley Tour
It was a cool and drizzly day, but our fourth annual Norway History Trolley Tour was a great success. Thank you to all who rode the trolley and thank you to our partner in this venture, the First Universalist Church of Norway. Special gratitude to all our generous sponsors: Premier Sponsor – Norway Savings Bank; Trolley Patrons – Ari’s Pizza and Subs, Cafe Nomad, Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Cudmore Curbscapes, Double T Fence, Mingle Analytics, Norway Brewing Company, Oxford Federal Credit Union, and The Tribune; and Trolley Friends – 290 Maine Street. Austin Associates, P.A., Buy The Fire; Chalmers Insurance Group, Dirigo Federal Credit Union, The Dragon’s Lair, Everett Propane, Kevin R. Farr Carpentry & Electrical, Granite Ridge Estate & Barn, Lost Corner Land Surveying, Maurice Restaurant, Ordway Grove Farm Market & Deli, Oxford Hills Realty, Paris Farmers Union, and Schiavi Custom Builders. We’ll see you all in 2019. We already know the 2019 tour will be on Saturday, September 28.