2nd Annual Simple Gifts Festival

This year’s Simple Gifts Festival took place on Saturday, July 19, in conjunction with Alfred Festival Days. The concert opened with traditional songs from the Mark O’Connor Method books performed by string teachers and their students. The opener was followed by a variety of artists playing Shaker tunes, traditional songs, and even the Maine première of an original composition! FASM was on hand to provide refreshments and hospitality, and the museum and gift shop were open during the concert.

Here are some photos…










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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.

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