The Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Juniper String Quartet to play at the Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn
Ellsworth – The Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn welcomes the Bangor Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Juniper String Quartet on Thursday, August 17 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
According to Woodlawn’s executive director, Joshua Torrance, “We are so pleased that the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Juniper String Quartet will be playing for our Antiques Show this year. It is great for us to be able to showcase this talented organization and provide such a rich musical experience as visitors browse and enjoy this spectacular Show.” Adding to this special music event will be a wine tasting coordinated by Chipper’s Black House Café. The Bangor Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1896 and is one of the oldest continuously operating orchestras in the United States. To learn more about BSO, visit them online at www.bangorsymphony.org
Music fun at the Antiques Show will continue on Friday, August 18 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. when musicians from the Acadia School of Traditional Music & Art will offer up lively tunes along with an Airline Brewing Company beer tasting. These special music events are included in the regular Show admission ticket and are available at the door or you can purchase in advance at woodlawnmuseum.org
Hours for the Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn are Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, August 19 from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the Show and a Black House Tour, or $10 for the Show only. Chipper’s Restaurant from Hancock will be at the Antiques Show operating Chipper’s Black House Café from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. Make a plan to enjoy a Chipper’s lunch as he will be serving up salads, sandwiches, lobster rolls and daily specials along with beer and wine selections. A festive Opening Night Party and Dinner kicks off the Antiques Show on Wednesday, August 16. Details and tickets are available online at woodlawnmuseum.org or by calling (207) 667-8671.
The Ellsworth Antiques Show is the longest running summer antiques show in America and is celebrating its 12th year at Woodlawn. Presenting sponsors for the 2017 Show are Skinner, Inc. and Boston Private. Proceeds from the Ellsworth Antiques Show help support the Woodlawn School Program through an established education fund that allows Maine students to participate in Woodlawn’s programs free of charge, including the cost of transportation.
Woodlawn is an educational, cultural, and recreational treasure for the people of Downeast Maine. The main house is open for tours May 1 – October 31 and December 1-23. The public park is open year round, sunrise to sunset. 19 Black House Drive (off of the Surry Road-Rt. 172), Ellsworth, ME. For more information, visit www.woodlawnmuseum.org.
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