Daily Archives: June 6, 2014

FASM’s Giant Apple Fest Yard Sale, Sept. 13-14

On September 13 & 14, as part of Alfred’s Apple Fest celebration, the Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum will feature their traditional Giant Yard Sale. Come discover some bargains!

All donations of items will be gratefully accepted. For pickup, call Barbara Carlson at 651-6700, or bring your donations to the Museum. If you have a yard sale and have things left over, FASM will be happy to pick up your leftovers, with a little notice. All proceeds will go to the Alfred Shaker Museum.

Simple Gifts Music Festival 2014

The 2014 edition of the Simple Gifts Music Festival will take place on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Alfred Shaker Museum.

The festivities begin at 5:00 PM with a public play-along of tunes from the Mark O’Connor String Method, Books I, II, and III. Bring your instruments and join in!

At 6:00 PM, the Twilight Concert will commence. The concert will feature several versions of Joseph Brackett’s beloved hymn Simple Gifts, performed and interpreted in a variety of ways ranging from solo works and improvisations to dance, choral works, and historical narrative.

Donations will benefit the Alfred Shaker Museum and the Simple Gifts Music Festival.

For more information: contact Andy Happel by phone at 207-752-0927, or by email at andy@andyhappel.com.

Museum Hours:

Museum Hours: 1 PM – 4 PM on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and by appointment.

Closing for the season on November 11.

Admission: Free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

We are dog-friendly. Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome in our building.

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FASM meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at the Alfred Shaker Museum. The public is invited to our meetings (unless announced otherwise).

We welcome new members! To join FASM, see our Become a Friend page.

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