May 28th. Museum Opens for the Season, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(last Tour - 3:30 p.m.).
June 2nd, 7:00 p.m. Summer Exhibit Preview. Staged reading of Knox Family Letters, Oval Room, Montpelier. A members event.
June 3rd to October 10th, Summer Exhibit: Knox Family Letters. Exhibit Room, Montpelier. Included with Museum tours.
June 7th, 4:00 p.m. Reception to Dedicate Library and Unveil New Henry Knox Papers Database. Cole House - All are welcome to attend.
June 16th, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Cards, Dice, Board Games & Prizes! Oval Room, Montpelier. Free admission. All are welcome to attend.
June 22nd, 7:00 p.m. Maine Friends of Music Concert. Oval Room, Montpelier. Museum members $12; General Admission $15; Students $8.
July 4th, 11:00 a.m. Fourth of July Parade, Thomaston. Museum open for tours 1 to 3:30 p.m.
July 11th - 15th; July 18th - 22nd: Summer Teacher Institute, program of the Center for the Study of Early American History. The following associated programs are open to the public. For information or reservations on these programs call (207) 354-0858.
July 14th, 7:00 p.m. Konstantin Dierks, In My Power: Letter Writing in the 18th Century. Konstantin Dierks is an Associate Professor at Indiana University (Bloomington) and Associate Editor of the American Historical Review. Oval Room, Montpelier. Museum members, $10; General Admission, $15.
July 20th, 7:00 p.m. Marla Miller, Betsy Ross and the Making of America. Marla Miller is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and author of the new biography Betsy Ross and the Making of America. Her first book, The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution, was published in 2006 and won the Costume Society of America's Millia Davenport Publication Award for the best book in the field for that year. Oval Room, Montpelier. Museum members, $10; General Admission $15.
July 23rd, Henry Knox 261st Birthday Celebration. Museum open for tours 12 to 4:00 p.m. (last Tour - 3:30 p.m.).
July 28th, 6:00 p.m. Annual Gala, Abderrahim Foukara. Al-Jazeera, Washington Bureau Chief, speaks at The Strand Theatre. Museum members $25, General Admission $35.
August 2nd, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jewelry Trunk Show. Sissy Yates Designs, Montpelier. A portion of the proceeds to benefit the museum.
August 2nd, 1 p.m. Candle Making Workshop. At Cole House, next to Montpelier. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 354-8062 to register.
August 3rd, 1 p.m. Butter Making Workshop. At Cole House, next to Montpelier. Call 354-8062 to register.
All ages welcome.
August 4th, 1 p.m. Family Trees Workshop. At Cole House, next to Montpelier. Family participation encouraged. Free Admission.
August 5th, 1 p.m. Colonial Games Workshop. At Cole House, next to Montpelier. All ages invited.
August 6th and 7th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Revolutionary Encampment at Montpelier. Major General David Bernier and the 25th Continental Regiment. Open to the public. Free admission. Montpelier tours regular admission.
August 25th, 5:30 p.m. The General Henry Knox Museum Annual Meeting.
Oval Room, Montpelier.
October 8-10th. Fall Harvest Weekend. Museum open for tours 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last Tour 3:30 p.m.) Summer tour season ends.
October 12th, 6 p.m. Preserving Historic Furniture. Jon Brandon, Oval Room, Montpelier. Museum members free; General Admission $5.
December 3rd-4th, 1-4 p.m. Annual Holiday Open House.