Historical Society Events for 2020
May 1st 2020– Outdoor Heritage Museum opens for season The Museum recognized by Yankee Magazine a the “Best Outdoor Museum in New England” opens for its 11th season of sharing the iconic history of the region! The museum will premiere a new exhibit in celebration of Maine's 200th Birthday entitled; "Vintage Maps of Maine & Rangeley" with over 20 unique maps on display in celebration of Maine's Bicentennial. We also have numerous newly acquire artifacts. to share in 2020. New Exhibits will open throughout the spring featuring a collection of Rangeley artifacts on loan from the Maine State Museum. And that is just a small sample of what we have in store for the upcoming season! Numerous events will feature fun activities, off site historic tours, social events with live music, speakers, artists and more! Members may bring two guests free of charge on any visit. Active duty and retired military service members and children 12 and under are always admitted free of charge.
June 20 - Lupine Festival Art, Crafts & Antiques Show 10-4pm on the Grounds of the Outdoor Heritage Museum - Over 30 vendors with all kinds of treasures available for purchase
June 26 - Rangeley History Museum opens for the 2020 Season - 11-4pm (Tuesday thru Sunday) Our treasure of a museum opens on Main street in Rangeley for the season. Come see our new Narrow Gauge Railroad exhibit and more.
July 11- International Fly Fishing Film Festival at Returns with an all new show at Lakeside Theatre in Rangeley - This event was a near Sell-0ut last year and a WHOLE NEW Series of Amazing Short Films will return to Rangeley in July! Th is the oldest and most acclaimed edition of an annual film competition which features the best short films from destinations around the world.
You don't have to be an angler to enjoy this collection of short films and their breath taking cinematography. However, you may want to become a fly-fisher after you see them! This is not the film series shared at Railroad Cinema in Brunswick. This event will also feature a Raffle and a Silent Auction offering art, gear, trips and more! Adult refreshments and Theatre Munchies will be available at the concession stand in support of Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Come support two great non-profits. Tickets Available at Rangeley History Museum in Downtown Rangeley or at OHM in Oquossoc.
July14- RLHS Volunteer BBQ 5:30PM - We have a great group of people in our Volunteer Corps. This is one of two events we host in appreciation of this great group of volunteers. It's fun to work alongside great people and even more fun to "Socialize" with them. Thinking about Volunteer Service? Please call 207-864-3091 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 17- 19th Century Rangeley in 3D featuring actual 19th century stereoviews converted and shared with an audience wearing 3D glasses. Narrated by Historical Society, Executive Director Bill Pierce and accompanied by Live music! All new scenes of Rangeley for 2020 PLUS Vintage silent film of the region This event will also a Silent Auction offering art, gear, trips and more! Adult refreshments and Theatre Munchies will be available at the concession stand in support of Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Come support two great non-profits. Tickets Available at Rangeley History Museum in Downtown Rangeley or at OHM in Oquossoc.
More to Come soon!!!