Lillian Nordica was an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country. She was born Lillian Allen Norton in a simple New England style cape built by her grandfather on a hill in Farmington, Maine. Join costumed hosts to tour the homestead museum and learn more about this early American diva! Bring a picnic lunch and plan to hike the 100 acre trail system after the tour.
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Location: Lillian Nordica Museum, 116 Nordica Lane, Farmington
Cost: $5/adult and $2/child (Please pre-register by May 23. See registration info below.)
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 10am - 3pm
Location: Portland Science Center, 68 Commercial St., Portland
Cost: $16.50/adult and $10/child (Please pre-register by ?. See registration info below.)
Real Pirates: A National Geographic Exhibition
Journey into the exciting world of real pirates and experience true adventures that are more powerful than the stuff of legends. A National Geographic exhibition, Real Pirates displays genuine artifacts from the Whydah, an 18th century pirate ship that was found off the coast of Cape Cod in 1984 by underwater explorer Barry Clifford. Feast your eyes on priceless treasures of gold and silver—some you can actually touch. Get a close-up look at the real guns and swords they brandished. Even learn the steps pirates took to fire a cannon. Find out what it was like to be a true pirate, the code of conduct they lived by and the surprisingly democratic, outlaw society they created. Their stories have been told and retold. Their adventures have filled storybook pages and movie screens. Now, get the true tale of Real Pirates, only at Portland Science Center!
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